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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle National Tour

September 8, 2016

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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle National Tour Tuesday 27 Sept – Saturday 19 Nov 2016 Tickets: £10.75 – £58.15   Casting announced, Tamara Rojo, Alina Cojocaru, Fernanda Oliveira and Madison Keesler perform in the role of Giselle. Isaac Hernandez, James Streeter and Fernando Bufalá perform in the role of Albrecht. A new version […]

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English National Ballet announces promotions and new joiners for the 2015/2016 Season

July 14, 2015

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English National Ballet announces promotions and new joiners for the 2015/2016 Season Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has today announced promotions within the Company and details of new joiners for the 2015/2016 season. Alison McWhinney, James Streeter, and Max Westwell have been promoted to Soloist. Cesar Corrales has been promoted to Junior […]

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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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English National Ballet | Choreographics

April 9, 2015

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Choreographics Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells Friday 19 & Saturday 20 June 2015 Performances: 7.30pm (mat 2.30pm) Tickets: £15 Box office: 0844 412 4300   English National Ballet’s platform for emerging dance makers, Choreographics, takes place at Sadler’s Wells’ Lilian Baylis Studio on 19 and 20 June 2015. The initiative is vital to the development […]

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English National Ballet announces Emerging Dancer 2015 finalists

January 27, 2015

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English National Ballet announces Emerging Dancer 2015 finalists Emerging Dancer Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre Monday 23 March 2015, 7.30pm Tickets: £10 – £20 Box office: 0844 875 0073 English National Ballet’s 2015 Emerging Dancer competition will be held at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on Monday 23 March 2015. This year’s finalists are: […]

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English National Ballet collaborate with Opera Holland Park

July 18, 2014

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English National Ballet collaborate with Opera Holland Park An artistic collaboration from the heart of London Opera Holland Park will be collaborating with English National Ballet on The Judgement of Paris ballet within the opera Adriana Lecouvreur, which opens on Thursday 24 July as part of the 2014 Investec Opera Holland Park Season. Cilea’s music […]

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English National Ballet School | 25th Anniversary Summer Performances

June 17, 2014

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English National Ballet School | 25th Anniversary Summer Performances English National Ballet School is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. As we approach the end of our celebratory year we are delighted to announce that for this first time in our 25 year history we have graduating students joining all 5 UK ballet companies : English National Ballet, […]

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Ballet & ice-dancing at Somerset House | Skate at Somerset House presented by Tiffany & Co.

November 21, 2011

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Ballet & ice-dancing at Somerset House | Skate at Somerset House presented by Tiffany & Co. Is this London’s most glamourous ice-rink ? For scale and surprise, it’s hard to beat. Between 22 November 2011 – 22 January 2012 the Somerset ice rink is open to the public.  You can Book online now or call 0844 […]

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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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English National Ballet announces promotions

July 21, 2011

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English National Ballet Promotions 2011/2012  No surprises that Vadim Muntagirov has been promoted from First Soloist to Principal dancer. He joined in 2009 and, despite his youth and inexperience, he has been dancing Principal roles on press nights for some time. He has formed a strong dance partnership with Senior Principal Daria Klimentová. Similarly, Yonah Acosta’s technique was […]

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Her Majesty The Queen hosts a reception co-produced by English National Ballet

May 10, 2011

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four ballet dancers on the Grand Staircase at Buckingham Palace

Last night Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Phillip hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace in celebration of young people in the performing arts. The Queen holds receptions throughout the year and the guests are drawn from all walks of life.  Celebrity guests including Jools Holland, Duffy, Dame Helen Mirren, Ellie Goulding, Sheila Hancock, Kevin […]

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

March 27, 2011

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Swan Lake

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

March 10, 2011

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two ballet danceres appearing on TV

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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White Swan ? Black Swan ? Swan Lake.

February 16, 2011

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White Swan ?  Black Swan ?  Swan Lake.

Casting has been announced for English National Ballet’s version of Swan Lake at the London Coliseum next month.  Vadim Muntagirov, the First Soloist who has lead the company for the last few opening nights in a principal role, will not open this run of performances.  I suggested in my review of his last performance that it might […]

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English National Ballet Spring Season with Swan Lake & free ballet events/classes

January 19, 2011

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EMERGING DANCER 2011 Aspire, discover, emerge… 28 February 10.30am – 5.30pm Clore Ballroom, Southbank Centre ADMISSION FREE – Drop-in event (no advance booking required). Join English National Ballet and engage in a programme of FREE activities inspired by the Emerging Dancer Award. 10.30am – 11.45am: English National Ballet class Follow the six Emerging Dancer nominees for […]

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Ballet NEWS exclusive | Behind the scenes at English National Ballet as they rehearse Romeo & Juliet

January 9, 2011

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On-stage the ballet dancers you see have, if everything goes according to plan, perfected the art of concealment.  That is, hiding from you, the audience, the effort needed to make ballet look beautiful and, well, effortless. Especially when it comes to wearing pointe shoes. That effort begins and is perfected in the rehearsal studio.  At English National Ballet, the […]

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Ballet NEWS | English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer Award ceremony

January 3, 2011

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The Emerging Dancer Award, now in its second year, is an annual competition for English National Ballet to recognise and nurture talent and encourage excellence and potential within the Company. The six Emerging Dancer nominees are James Streeter, Ksenia Ovsyanick, Laurretta Summerscales, Max Westwell, Shiori Kase, Vadim Muntagirov. At this event each of the nominees […]

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Jayne Torvill and English National Ballet dancers demonstrate the Big Ice Dance Workout

November 21, 2010

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Jayne Torvill and English National Ballet dancers demonstrate the Big Ice Dance Workout English National Ballet dancers Erina Takahashi and James Streeter braved the ice early this morning for a pre-opening of the Somerset House Tiffany & Co ice rink and to demonstrate the Big Ice Dance Workout. Jayne Torvill and James Streeter took to the […]

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English National Ballet announces The Emerging Dancer Award nominees

November 19, 2010

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English National Ballet announces The Emerging Dancer Award nominees sponsored by Talbot Hughes McKillop English National Ballet is delighted to announce the six selected finalists for The Emerging Dancer Award 2011, generously supported in its second year by Talbot Hughes McKillop (THM), the restructuring experts. The Emerging Dancer Award is an annual competition for English […]

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ADD SPARKLE TO YOUR SKATES: Somerset House launches Ice Dancing programme with Big Dance and English National Ballet

November 4, 2010

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Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean at the Somerset House Ice Rink opening gala presented by Tiffany Co 2008 PA Carl Court

    ADD SPARKLE TO YOUR SKATES: Somerset House launches Ice Dancing programme with Big Dance and English National Ballet Hello everyone !  You might recall that last Christmas I spent the most heavenly time at Somerset House when I interviewed Maria Engel for a special Cupcakes at Tiffany’s.  The company set up a giant Tiffany blue cube jammed […]

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