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The Australian Ballet prepares a showcase of homegrown works for its 2015 China tour

September 21, 2015

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The Australian Ballet prepares a showcase of homegrown works for its 2015 China tour  The Australian Ballet this week commences rehearsals for its upcoming tour of China, where it will perform at two prestigious festivals: 2015 Dance Festival of the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, and Shanghai International Arts Festival. Tail feathers […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS MODERN MASTERPIECES

February 28, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS MODERN MASTERPIECES Featuring works by George Balanchine – Ulysses Dove – Twyla Tharp Plus a world premiere by Paul Gibson   March 15 – 24, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   7:30 pm on March 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23 Matinees on […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Modern masterpieces

January 17, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Modern masterpieces Featuring works by George Balanchine – Ulysses Dove – Twyla Tharp Plus a world premiere by Paul Gibson   March 15 – 24, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   March 15 & 16 at 7:30 pm March 16 at 2:00 pm […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Calvin Royal III, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

January 1, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Calvin Royal III, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday is my day off. So it’s usually little motivation and more sleeping in! It’s my day to get the ‘chores’ done (laundry, groceries for the week, clean the house). If we’re […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 40th Anniversary Line-Up

July 20, 2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 40th Anniversary Line-Up Special Early-Bird Sale: NO SERVICE FEES thru August 10th   September 2012 – June 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 40th Season to feature six world premieres including works by Mark Morris and Christopher Wheeldon; Other highlights include the return of audience-favorites Cinderella, […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 40th Anniversary Line-Up

April 20, 2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 40th Anniversary Line-Up PNB Box Office Opens for 2012-2013 ticket sales on Monday, July 23 Special One-Week Offer: NO SERVICE FEES July 23 – 29! (Nutcracker tickets on sale May 1)   September 2012 – June 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 40th Season to […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brendan Saye, Corps de Ballet, National Ballet of Canada

December 2, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brendan Saye, Corps de Ballet, National Ballet of Canada What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? I’ve always found the beginning of a new day refreshing. It comes with a new set of opportunities and exciting new challenges but above all it allows you to better what you did the […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andrew Peasgood, Artist, Scottish Ballet

October 2, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andrew Peasgood, Artist, Scottish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Normally I don’t see the bright lights of 8am on a Monday morning but, once woken with a cup of coffee I have my own personal objective to never miss a class. Why ballet? That would have […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sascha Radetsky, Soloist, American Ballet Theatre

September 7, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sascha Radetsky, Soloist, American Ballet Theatre When ABT toured to Sadlers Wells in London in February this year, Radetsky caught my eye during Programme 2 and I determined to interview him, though my schedule (interviewing Xiomara Reyes and Thomas Forster) and his rehearsals and subsequent commitments have meant that the interview has been some […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Celebrating Greta – Principal Casting Announced for Mozartiana & Other Dances & In The Upper Room

June 9, 2011

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 Celebrating Greta – Principal Casting Announced for Mozartiana & Other Dances & In The Upper Room June 8, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the summer mixed programme, Celebrating Greta, which features works by three great American choreographers, George Balanchine’s Mozartiana, Jerome Robbins’ Other […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Emily Grizzell, Soloist, Royal Winnipeg Ballet

June 3, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Emily Grizzell, Soloist, Royal Winnipeg Ballet How do you prepare your pointe shoes ? Well, I wear Gaynor Minden pointe shoes now, and there isn’t a whole lot of prep required the way that there is with traditional shoes.  I do admit to putting them through the washing machine on occasion […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Marr, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

June 1, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Marr, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Working off my Sunday roast! Why ballet? Ballet is a beautiful and challenging way of expressing yourself. What are you looking forward to dancing this year? David Bintley’s Carmina Burana. Who would you most like to dance […]

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet triple-bill combines Tara Birtwhistle’s swan song with the rhythm of the big city

April 26, 2011

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet triple-bill combines Tara Birtwhistle’s swan song with the rhythm of the big city Winnipeg, Manitoba (April 12, 2011) – Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents its season closer Bright Lights, Big City at the Centennial Concert Hall May 4-8, 2011. This dynamic triple-bill includes the RWB premiere of Twyla Tharp’s In the Upper […]

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National Ballet of Canada : Greta Hodgkinson Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Jerome Robbins’ Other Dances

April 6, 2011

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Greta Hodgkinson Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Jerome Robbins’ Other Dances June 15 – 19, 2011 April 5, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Jerome Robbins’ Other Dances has been added to the summer mixed programme to celebrate Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson’s 20th anniversary with the company. Other Dances […]

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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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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Pointes of View – reviewed

October 17, 2010

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Pointes of View  Birmingham Royal Ballet  Sadlers Wells, 16th October 2010  Birmingham Royal Ballet’s visit to London closes with this triple bill entitled Pointes of View, which promises such varied treats as Concerto, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue & In the Upper Room.   Alexander Campbell had an excellent show; in fact he’s been consistently excellent all […]

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BALLET NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella, & new season

February 25, 2010

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Delia Matthews in Cinderella Photograph :  Tim Cross Quite a bit of news for you, beginning with Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 20th Anniversary Gala, in the presence of royalty, which takes place on Tuesday 9 March at 7.30pm & Wednesday 10 March at 2pm and 7.30pm. First of all I’d like to give you a snapshot of […]

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