Tag Archives: Hans Christian Andersen

Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling takes to the road

February 9, 2013

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Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling takes to the road

Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling takes to the road  Following sell-out performances in Leeds, Northern Ballet’s first short ballet for small people, Ugly Duckling, begins an extensive tour to theatres across the North of England from 12 March.   Choreographed by Northern Ballet dancers Dreda Blow and Sebastian Loe, Ugly Duckling received rave reviews from audiences […]

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Northern Ballet announce first short ballet for small people

June 12, 2012

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Northern Ballet announce first short ballet for small people   Ugly Duckling, Northern Ballet’s first short ballet for small people, will be performed in Leeds this autumn. Supported by Leeds Inspired the project is designed to encourage children to see their first ballet and introduce young families across Leeds to Northern Ballet. Ugly Duckling will […]

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s highlights until summer: Young Choreographers, The Little Mermaid, First Steps of the Ballet School, 38th Hamburg Ballet Days with Renku

March 5, 2012

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Hamburg, March 5th, 2012   THE HAMBURG BALLET’s highlights until summer: Young Choreographers, The Little Mermaid, First Steps of the Ballet School, 38th Hamburg Ballet Days with Renku   In the first half of 2012, the HAMBURG BALLET presents the current season’s second revival as well as young choreographers at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus theatre and […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE THE LITTLE MERMAID

February 22, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE THE LITTLE MERMAID RALEIGH, NC —  Principal guest choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett has created a over dozen ballets on Carolina Ballet over the past 14 seasons that run the gamut from The Ugly Duckling to Dracula, Carolina Jamboree to Carmina Burana, and most recently seen in Raleigh, her very moving Lost and Found.  […]

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Ballet choreographer Roland Petit dies aged 87

July 10, 2011

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French ballet choreographer Roland Petit dies at 87 Pushing ballet boundaries French choreographer and dancer Roland Petit, who created over 100 ballets during his career,has died in Geneva at the age of 87. The dance company he helped to set up in 1945, Les Ballets des Champs-Elysees, is said to have been responsible for choreography that pushed […]

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s season 2011/2012

April 18, 2011

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s season 2011/2012 Choreographic creativity is the recurring theme of THE HAMBURG BALLET’s season 2011/2012. With Liliom, a world premiere both in choreography and music, John Neumeier creates a “ballet legend“, based on Ferenc Molnár’s play of the same title. The score was commissioned by THE HAMBURG BALLET and the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Michel […]

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Ballet San Jose NEWS

April 12, 2011

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  BALLET SAN JOSE  NEWS     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               SILLY SIMON April 22 through 25 in downtown San Jose A one-hour ballet for young audiences, based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, Klod Hans Choreography: Lise la Cour Music: “Klod Hans” Composer: Bent Fabricius-Bjerre Scenery and Costumes: Bjórn Wiinblad First Performed: Royal Danish Ballet, […]

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HORSES TAKE TO THE STAGE AT SADLER’S WELLS

October 26, 2010

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Press Release   Date of issue: 26 October 2010 HORSES TAKE TO THE STAGE AT SADLER’S WELLS   PET SHOP BOYS JOIN FORCES WITH BALLET STAR IVAN PUTROV   World-renowned rider, director and stage designer, Bartabas and his company Zingaro come to London for the first time to appear at Sadler’s Wells in an Equestrian […]

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