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The Royal Ballet | The Nutcracker Live Cinema Screening this week

December 9, 2012

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Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet, Photo : Johan Persson

The Royal Ballet | The Nutcracker Live Cinema Screening At the time of writing this, every performance of The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker is sold out. BUT. This Thursday, December 13th, The Royal Ballet will be screening The Nutcracker ballet LIVE into cinemas worldwide. You can find your nearest participating cinema by using the search […]

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The Royal Ballet casting | Debuts during Winter 2012/13

July 18, 2012

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The Royal Ballet casting debuts during Winter 2012/13 Following the recently announced company promotions, there are some notable debuts in place during the Winter season at The Royal Ballet, which covers the period between November 2012 and April 2013, so here are the dates and details for your diary.  Public booking opens on 17th October 2012. Please note that listing […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet’s Giselle, live in cinemas this month

January 12, 2011

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On 19th January, The Royal Ballet’s Giselle will be broadcast live to cinemas around the country.  You can check here for a list of participating venues.  Also when you visit the Opus Arte site, there is a lovely video shot in slo-mo of Royal Ballet principals Marianela Nuñez and Rupert Pennefather in Giselle.       Giselle Giselle […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet Period 1 latest casting

July 1, 2010

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Period 1 is your first chance to see some of the new joiners on the Covent Garden stage for the first time – Kish & Mendizabal in Theme and Variations and Winter Dreams respectively, as well as seeing the newly promoted dancers, notably Polunin to Principal. Also back on the Covent Garden stage after a […]

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Ballet NEWS | Royal Ballet cast changes

February 17, 2010

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17 FEBRUARY 2009 THE ROYAL BALLET PRINCIPAL CAST CHANGES BOOKING PERIOD 2/3 ROMEO AND JULIET Saturday 6 March (evening) Edward Watson will be replacing Federico Bonelli in the role of Romeo to partner Mara Galeazzi in the role of Juliet. Friday 12 March & Tuesday 16 March Tamara Rojo will be replacing Lauren Cuthbertson in […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet Swan Lake DVD

September 8, 2009

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Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake (The Royal Ballet) It’s unheard of for me to recommend a recording of a ballet performance but, as unlikely as it seems, there is very good reason to commend this one by The Royal Ballet to you. When the curtains go up, you are right there, in among the dancing, just hovering […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet announces promotions

July 16, 2009

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15 JULY 2009 For immediate release Steven McRae becomes The Royal Ballet’s newest Principal in 2009/10 season promotions The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae has been promoted to Principal in the recent Company promotions. The Australian dancer joined the Company in 2004 after two years at The Royal Ballet School and has risen quickly through the […]

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Giselle

April 17, 2009

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Royal Ballet dancers in Giselle

One of the things that draws me back to the ballet (even the ones I’ve seen before), is to be in the theatre on a night when that elusive special something raises the bar onstage and transmits an electrical frizzon to the audience & makes the hairs on the back of my neck shiver. Carlos […]

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