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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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The Royal Ballet promotions, joiners and leavers for the 2011/12 season

September 20, 2011

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Promotions, joiners and leavers for The Royal Ballet’s 2011/12 season Akane Takada and Emma Maguire become Soloists  The Royal Ballet’s Akane Takada and Emma Maguire have been promoted to Soloists in the recent Company promotions. Akane Takada, 21 from Japan, joined The Royal Ballet in 2008 as a Prix de Lausanne Dancer and was promoted […]

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The Royal Ballet Yearbook 2011/12

September 8, 2011

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The Royal Ballet Yearbook 2011/12 reviewed There’s no doubt that this is an attractive book; it’s unusual size and striking photograph on the cover (Lauren Cuthbertson and Sergei Polunin from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland) will draw you in.  What happens when you delve inside ? The annual Yearbook is a curious mix of looking back […]

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The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee

July 12, 2010

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The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Royal Opera House 11th July 2010 The incomparable Défilé Photograph :  Johan Persson Gailene Stock, Director of the Royal Ballet School (RBS) says that this performance is the highlight of the year for all concerned. It’s mine too. It fair takes my breath away to see how accomplished the students […]

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Royal Ballet School Graduates 2010

July 11, 2010

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Royal Ballet School Graduate contracts 2010 Huge congratulations to all the RBS graduates, who, at the end of a tough year for students everywhere, gave a remarkable end of year Matinee performance at the Royal Opera House today (review to follow). As the time of publication, the School are waiting for confirmation of the final contracts, but […]

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