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Lauren Cuthbertson in new ballet by Ludovic Ondiviela

March 24, 2016

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Lauren Cuthbertson in new ballet by Ludovic Ondiviela Sliver of Sky is presented in association with Amnesty International UK Cast includes dancers from The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Rambert Royal Ballet Principal Lauren Cuthbertson leads dancers from The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and Rambert, in a new ballet choreographed by Ludovic Ondiviela to […]

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker | Principal Casting

October 15, 2015

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Ballet News, Nutcracker, Christmas, London

English National Ballet’s Nutcracker | Principal Casting English National Ballet’s acclaimed production of Nutcracker returns to the London Coliseum this Christmas from Wednesday 16 December 2015 – Sunday 10 January 2016. Following a hugely successful run in 2014 when over 70,000 audience members made it part of their holiday celebrations, this version by Wayne Eagling […]

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English National Ballet | Choreographics Live

May 14, 2015

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Choreographics Live Saturday 20 June 2015 Performance at 2.15pm   English National Ballet’s platform for emerging dance makers, Choreographics, at Sadler’s Wells’ Lilian Baylis Studio on 19 and 20 June, will this year be live streamed for the first time, in partnership with ArtStreamingTV, on Saturday 20 June at 2.15pm.   As well as being […]

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Akram Khan & Tamara Rojo In First Ever Performance Together For Lest We Forget

March 11, 2014

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Akram Khan & Tamara Rojo In First Ever Performance Together For Lest We Forget                           Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo are set to perform in an unmissable first, for this World Premiere, which opens at the Barbican on 2 April 2014. Further Principal […]

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English National Ballet Announces Dancer Promotions

July 18, 2013

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English National Ballet. Emerging Dancer competition 2013.

English National Ballet Announces Dancer Promotions  We are delighted to announce that English National Ballet has made the following promotions, with effect from the new Autumn Season:   James Forbat promoted to First Soloist (currently Soloist) Shiori Kase is to be promoted to Soloist (currently 5th Year Artist) Nancy Osbaldeston promoted to First Artist (currently […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Ecstasy & Death

April 19, 2013

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Petite Mort, photograph by David Jensen

Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Ecstasy & Death Ecstasy & Death Petite Mort | Le Jeune Homme et la Mort | Etudes English National Ballet London Coliseum 18th April 2013 Opening in silence, with six men partnering six foils, Jiri Kylian’s Petite Mort premiered with aplomb. Marize Fumero and Vadim Muntagirov mastered everything. The choreography is demanding and requires […]

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English National Ballet Collaborates with the Royal College of Music

March 21, 2013

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English National Ballet Collaborates with the Royal College of Music   Choreographics, A Letter To … 3-4 May 2013                                                                                                     English National Ballet dancers turn choreographers when five of them get a chance to create new works in collaboration with students from the Royal College of Music. In a new partnership, Choreographics, A Letter […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 12, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker The Nutcracker English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday 12th December 2012 Party guests and puppets, magic, snow and glitter.  All the elements are there for the taking in The Nutcracker. Wayne Eagling’s production for English National Ballet brings a nephew from Military school (Vadim Muntagirov), a […]

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English National Ballet celebrates the legacy of the Ballets Russes in a season of heritage pieces and new work at the London Coliseum

February 10, 2012

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an artists impression of The Rite of Spring by Noemi Manalang

English National Ballet celebrates the legacy of the Ballets Russes in a season of heritage pieces and new work at the London Coliseum   Beyond Ballets Russes, London Coliseum Call 0871 911 0200 Book online for Programme One and Programme Two Tickets £10 – £67   Programme 1 22 – 27 March L’après-midi d’un faune, Faun(e), […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentova & Vadim Muntagirov in Swan Lake

March 27, 2011

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I had so many photographs to choose from when writing my review of English National Ballet’s Swan Lake that I decided to split them into two.  Here is the second feature with 40 photographs of the company dancers. Daria Klimentova     Daria & Vadim    James Forbat & Max Westwell

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Swan Lake : English National Ballet

March 24, 2011

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Laurretta Summerscales Swan Lake English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday, 23rd March 2011 Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks English National Ballet’s Swan Lake choreographed by Derek Deane (the ninth Swan Lake mounted by the company) begins with a Prologue telling the story of Princess Odette, who is kidnapped by Rothbart (half-man, half-bird) who turns her […]

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English National Ballet : Black & White

March 17, 2011

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Resolution Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks Black & White English National Ballet London Coliseum 16th March 2011 Five ballets in one hit make quite an impact – first-timers to the ballet will find something to love in this programme. Wayne Eagling’s Resolution, based on Mahler’s Rückert Lieder is a collection of five songs, beautifully and clearly […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentová & Vadim Muntagirov in rehearsal

March 15, 2011

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If you’ve been entranced by Agony & Ecstasy, the three-part documentary series following English National Ballet over the course of 2010, you might be surprised to discover that neither Romeo & Juliet nor The Nutcracker are currently being performed.  Instead they have innovatively scheduled, among others, a hint of Swan Lake (Black Swan pas de deux) and […]

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Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet episode 2

March 10, 2011

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English National Ballet This is where ballet starts to get tough. Tough to dance. Tough to watch. In fact, just watching is likely to leave you feeling banjaxed.  The second episode in BBC Four’s behind-the-scenes documentary following English National Ballet over the course of a year focuses on Romeo & Juliet, and within that context the lives of two company dancers who have been cast together, […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Swan Lake, English National Ballet

June 10, 2010

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Swan Lake English National Ballet Royal Albert Hall 9th June 2010 60 Swans Photograph :  Patrick Baldwin English National Ballet’s in-the-round presentation of the classic Swan Lake story has been made for the vastness of the Hall’s stage. It’s an unforgiving and exposing place – you need to be really on your game to do well here. Vadim […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with James Forbat, Soloist, English National Ballet

December 21, 2009

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Cupcakes & conversation with James Forbat, Soloist, English National Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? The fact that it is a new week, full of possibilities. That I am surrounded by fun, intelligent and creative people who will all help me to get the best from myself, and especially if […]

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