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Full West End casting announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

September 11, 2016

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Full West End casting announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Jane Asher, Haydn Oakley, Zoë Rainey, David Seadon-Young and Ashley Day join Broadway stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in the Tony® Award-winning new musical Dominion Theatre from 4 March 2017 Full casting is announced for Christopher Wheeldon’s stunning reinvention of the Oscar® winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Aladdin

March 21, 2013

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Nao Sakuma as Princess Badr al-Budur and Cesar Morales as Aladdin - Bill Cooper

Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Aladdin Birmingham Royal Ballet Aladdin London Coliseum Wednesday, 20th March 2013 Bedazzled, with bells on. That’s how you’ll feel if you watch Birmingham Royal Ballet’s spectacular Aladdin, choreographed by David Bintley, with its sumptuous costumes by Sue Blane (yes, some of them had snakes wound around their torsos), a crescent moon, […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet promotions July 2012

July 10, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY 2012 At the end of the 2011/2012 Season, Birmingham Royal Ballet is able to announce the following:   Jenna Roberts is promoted from First Soloist to Principal Angela Paul is promoted from Soloist to First Soloist Laetitia Lo Sardo is promoted from Soloist to First Soloist Tzu-Chao Chou is promoted […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Coppélia

March 17, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Coppélia Coppélia Birmingham Royal Ballet London Coliseum Thursday, 15th March 2012 This was a night when yet again, the men of Birmingham Royal Ballet showed just how awesome they are.  This time, eight of them in perfect synchronicity, taking off, spinning and landing together, each time.  And I have […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with James Barton, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

October 9, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with James Barton, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Class isn’t ‘til midday on a Monday so there is absolutely no way I would be awake at 8am …. However when my alarm does eventually go off, my motivation is usually to start the […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet end of season annoucements 2011

July 11, 2011

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY 2011 At the end of the 2010/2011 Season, Birmingham Royal Ballet announces the following: Marion Tait is appointed Assistant Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet.  Following a celebrated and award-winning career as Principal dancer with Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet, Tait became the company’s Ballet Mistress in 1995. […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella televised on Christmas Day

December 24, 2010

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the cast of Cinderella on stage

Hello everyone, Just a reminder in case you have a trillion other things on your mind right now; when you’ve burst your way through all the presents tomorrow, and the dishwasher is busy with the aftershocks of your lunch extravaganza, the premiere of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s sumptuous new production of Cinderella will be shown on BBC […]

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