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Cupcakes & Conversation with Max Westwell, Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

November 24, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Max Westwell, Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Not a lot! But by 8.30am the challenge to improve, learn new skills and be part of something exciting is good motivation. Why ballet? Because it’s a beautiful way of portraying emotion. Who would you most […]

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Ballet News | Dance GB – The UK’s three national dance companies create work and perform together for the first time in Summer 2012

October 24, 2011

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Dance GB – The UK‘s three national dance companies create work and perform together for the first time in Summer 2012 Tickets now on sale 19 – 23 June, Glasgow Theatre Royal 28 – 30 June, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 4 – 8 July, big top tent in grounds of Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich ‘Dancers are the athletes […]

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Strictly Come Dancing – it’s week 2

October 8, 2011

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Ballet News | Strictly Come Dancing – Saturday night, week 2  So, this is the first week where one celebrity will be going home; voted out by the public. Great start by Chelsee & Pasha dancing the Salsa.  Bruce called her a swizzle-stick with her fringed trews.  She does well with a very fast routine, […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet announces new season 2011-2012

March 25, 2011

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The new season is likely to be a very tough one for ballet companies as the Budget cuts begin to bite.  As each reveals it’s plans for the coming year it will be interesting to see which has the nerve to programme innovation and something exciting to lure cash-strapped audiences.  They’ve also got to factor […]

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