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The Royal Ballet | Watch two new releases via Digital Theatre

September 11, 2013

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The Royal Ballet | Watch two new releases via Digital Theatre Digital Theatre is consolidating its place as a global arts platform through a major expansion of Digital Theatre Collections with the release of two ballet productions from the Royal Opera House. Recognising the performing arts as a great British export, Digital Theatre Collections brings the variety of content […]

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Chelsea Flower Show 2013

May 20, 2013

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Chelsea Flower Show 2013 Today is press day at the Chelsea Flower Show, which is celebrating 10o years. If you’d like to keep up with all the exibitors, the gardens, the flowers and of course the live updates regarding the medals, then you might be interested in downloading the iPhone app from iTunes. What else will […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES COMPANY’S FIRST iPhone APP

November 6, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES COMPANY’S FIRST iPhone APP   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announces the TWB iPhone app.   Created in collaboration with snAPPdecisions.com, the TWB iPhone app will allow patrons to access information such as performance dates and times, photos, videos, ticketing, dancer biographies and make donations. Information for The Washington School […]

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Ballet Bags (and totes, purses & covers)

August 18, 2012

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Ballet Bags Today I’d like to recommend to you a company called bluebellgray. Some of their accessories are made from the most exquisite fabrics and would be very useful, stylish and unique in a ballet studio. The new willlow tote is a fine example. Bluebellgray’s signature hand painted style is beautifully presented in the willow accessories. Willow […]

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American Ballet Theatre launces the ABT App for iPhone® & iPod Touch®

May 14, 2012

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ABT LAUNCHES THE ABT APP FOR IPHONE® AND IPOD TOUCH® Users Receive the Most Up-To-Date Information on ABT Performances, Repertory, Dancers and Ballet History 5/14/2012 – American Ballet Theatre, America’s National Ballet Company®, proudly announces the addition of a mobile app to the Company’s digital resources. In launching the app, ABT aims to further reach […]

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Ballet News | #aphotoadayinmay

April 29, 2012

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Ballet News | #aphotoadayinmay photographic challenge Readers, we’re off on an adventure ! #aphotoadayinmay is your chance to showcase your photography skills in a really easy way during May 2012. What happens is You take one photograph with your smartphone each day using the completely fabulous Instagram, based on the list in the photograph above, and try to […]

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Ballet News | Aulterra Neutralizer™ for all electronic devices

March 22, 2012

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Ballet News | Aulterra Neutralizer™ for mobiles, laptops and iPads (3-Pack) Today I want to recommend a product, the The Aulterra Neutralizer™ which I have been using to stop the buzzing I feel in my ears after I’ve used my mobile phone to make or receive calls.  I know that most people in the ballet world are constantly […]

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Ballet News | The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt

March 16, 2012

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Ballet News | The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt If there’s something guaranteed to be irresistable to me, it’s chocolate.  It has the ability to cheer me up, give me energy and make me smile.  I’ve written about the health benefits of eating certain kinds of chocolate, particularly Willie’s Cacao, as well as the ballet-inspired treats from Hotel […]

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Sergei Polunin takes on James Dean

March 10, 2012

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Sergei Polunin dances James Dean for Men in Motion With a headline screaming “Sergei Polunin: I’ll give up ballet by 26″ in The Guardian last Tuesday, Alex Needham wrote that, “Men in Motion includes the first dance he [Polunin] has ever choreographed, a piece about James Dean.” What happened was, Polunin commissioned his former colleague, Royal Ballet […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ruben Martin Cintas, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

March 3, 2012

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Ruben Martin Cintas in Balanchine's The Four Temperaments.Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust; Photo © Erik Tomasson

Cupcakes & Conversation with Ruben Martin Cintas, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It motivates me to know that each day I’m going to give my best to all of the challenges that might come. Also, thinking about my family who are all so far away, yet […]

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Ballet Business | How to be a media-savvy ballet dancer or student

February 20, 2012

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Ballet Business | How to work with the media In an earlier feature, How to get into ballet, I outlined the early stages of a ballet career and some of the pitfalls you might want to watch out for. As part & parcel of your professional ballet career - a visual art form - photographs of you could (and hopefully, will) end up in the media – here on Ballet […]

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Ballet Austin launches free Mobile App

February 10, 2012

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Ballet Austin | Mobile App launch – and it’s free! Ballet Austin has launched an App for smartphones – it’s compatible with iPod Touch, iPad & iPhone as long as they are iOS 4.0 or later. Released on February 3rd, the App is sizeable if you already have a lot of data on your phone – at 16.2mb. It’s a brilliant […]

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National Ballet of Canada announces 2012/13 Season – and a tour to London in April

February 6, 2012

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Otto Bubenicek and Anna Polikarpova of The Hamburg Ballet in Nijinsky. Photo by Holger Badekow.

National Ballet of Canada announces 2012/13 Season Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Romeo and Juliet Return The National Ballet of Canada Tours to London, England Two Company Premieres and One Toronto Premiere February 6, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the 2012/13 season, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Christopher Wheeldon returns by popular […]

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Ballet Business | Dancing on paper

December 19, 2011

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Ballet Business| Dancing on paper | Choreography Central As part of the Ballet News Choreography Central series of in-depth features going backstage to find out who & what brings ballet to life, today’s subject answers the question : how do you write movement, in this case ballet, and what are the practical applications of being able to do so ? What is Benesh Movement Notation (BMN) ? […]

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Ballet for Christmas | Happy Christmas everyone!

December 5, 2011

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Ballet for Christmas – Happy Christmas! Happy Ballet Christmas everyone! Here are some of my favourite treats for the holidays.  Enjoy – and don’t forget to share !!! Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was a big hit for The Royal Ballet and is now available on DVD starring Lauren Cuthbertson, Steven McRae and Sergei Polunin. One of the best […]

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Ballet News | Experienced Gamers needed

November 10, 2011

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Gamers needed!   Are you an experienced gamer ? Then Ballet News needs you! Would you like to test a new game developed for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad ? Ballet News seeks experienced gamers Do you play a lot of games already and would you be willing to be interviewed after the test period […]

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The Nutcracker ballet & Glittery Christmas Interludes

November 8, 2011

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Ballet, Ballet, Ballet. Oh, and Cupcakes. And maybe a little Christmas glitter thrown into the mix. Here’s a host of my favourite treats which I hope will inspire you if you are heading out to the ballet this Christmas season or anywhere else! First up is this beautiful gold sequin dress from new find Mint Velvet, a company […]

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Ballet on Halloween | Shoes, Style and Shivers

October 28, 2011

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Ballet on Halloween – treats, style, shoes & ballet!   The folklore surrounding the annual Halloween celebration, on October 31st, links it to the Celtic festival of Samhain, which roughly means ‘summer’s end’ though it’s origins have also been associated with the Roman feast of Pomona (goddess of fruits and seeds).  The name itself, Halloween, is a Scottish vaiant […]

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National Youth Ballet | Ballet Chocolat reviewed plus Ballet News presents a British Sign Language Interpretation for the first time!

September 12, 2011

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Ballet Chocolat National Youth Ballet Sadlers Wells London Sunday, September 11th 2011 The first thing to say is that I echo fellow NYB first timer, Wayne McGregor (resident choreographer at The Royal Ballet) who said on stage at the end of this performance that he was “blown away” by the talent, passion and dedication shown […]

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Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet – The Nutcracker diaries

March 20, 2011

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The last episode of Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet airs this Tuesday on BBC Four at 9pm.  This week the film focuses on preparations for The Nutcracker, their 10th production. 75% of this version was created by Artistic Director Wayne Eagling for the Dutch National Ballet, with the remaining 25% to be […]

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