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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S ALADDIN RECEIVES ITS UK PREMIERE AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME IN FEBRUARY 2013

January 16, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S ALADDIN RECEIVES ITS UK PREMIERE AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME IN FEBRUARY 2013   12 performances only of David Bintley’s magical version of the classic tale in Birmingham An Aladdin spring tour to Salford, Plymouth, Sunderland and London Coliseum follows Birmingham dates Tickets for Birmingham Hippodrome or 0844 338 5000 Birmingham Hippodrome performance dates: Friday […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL ANNOUCES THE APPOINTMENT OF SAMIRA SAIDI AS DIRECTOR OF DANCE

May 3, 2012

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL ANNOUCES THE APPOINTMENT OF SAMIRA SAIDI AS DIRECTOR OF DANCE English National Ballet School is delighted to announce that it has appointed Samira Saidi as its new Director of Dance. Samira will be joining the school in August, following an illustrious career including twenty years dancing with Birmingham Royal Ballet and […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet News | A guest appearance and a new work

February 9, 2012

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The Royal Ballet’s Soloist Alexander Campbell returns to Birmingham Royal Ballet, for one week only, to dance the role of Will Mossop in David Bintley’s Hobson’s Choice One year after Alexander Campbell made his debut as Will Mossop for Birmingham Royal Ballet, during the company’s International tour to Hong Kong, The Royal Ballet’s Soloist returns […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2012 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

January 27, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2012 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   David Bintley’s production of Hobson’s Choice A mixed bill Spring Passions   Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000 Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage from 22 February to 3 March.  The Company will perform their […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM

January 18, 2012

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Media release: Wednesday 18 January 2012 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM Presented by David Bintley, CBE Performance: Friday 17th February at 7.30pm Town Hall & Symphony Hall Ticket Office: 0121 780 3333 or visit the Town Hall website. For one performance only, Birmingham Royal Ballet returns to […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jonathan Payn, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

August 1, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jonathan Payn, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Making coffee for my wife and then taking our daughter to her swimming lesson. Why ballet? Because it is there. Who would you most like to dance with & what would you dance? Only serious […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Matthew Lawrence, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

March 13, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Matthew Lawrence, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Coffee Why ballet? It’s the most unique, and when done well, most insightful of art forms. Who would you most like to dance with & what would you dance? With my wife (Gaylene Cummerfield) dancing Giselle. […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet to tour to Hong Kong

January 7, 2011

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2011 INTERNATIONAL TOUR to HONG KONG DIRECTOR DAVID BINTLEY’S HOBSON’S CHOICE Four performances only at the 39th HONG KONG ARTS FESTIVAL 2011 Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to Hong Kong and its 39th International Arts Festival in February 2011.  Birmingham Royal Ballet will perform Hobson’s Choice, one of the company’s […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Steven Monteith, Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

November 3, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Steven Monteith, Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Well, if the truth be known, I am still asleep at 8am unless Taylor has woken me up. She is my Great Dane. Mondays are a late start so I get up at 10, have a coffee, […]

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