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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MID-SCALE TOUR 2012

April 6, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MID-SCALE TOUR 2012   COMPANY AND ROYAL BALLET SINFONIA SPLIT IN HALF TO PERFORM IN MID-SCALE VENUES ACROSS THE UK   Birmingham Royal Ballet continues with its policy of presenting its diverse repertory to the widest possible audience into 2012.  From May 8 – 16, the Company will once again split into […]

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Northern Ballet in Perpetual Motion at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

January 25, 2012

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Northern Ballet Dancer Hannah Bateman. Photo by Jason Tozer

Northern Ballet in Perpetual Motion at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre Northern Ballet opens its spring tour with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces to be performed at its award-winning headquarters. Performances will take place from 9 – 18 February in the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, in Northern Ballet’s centre […]

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Strictly Come Dancing – Professional dancers – the women

September 17, 2011

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Ballet News | Strictly Come Dancing – Professional dancers – the women  Photograph : BBC Pictures The Strictly professional ladies were interviewed before they knew who their partners would be, so it’s interesting to see whether their wishes have been granted as the season begins at the end of this month. Or was it a case of […]

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Sugar Plum moments with Martha Leebolt, Premier Dancer with Northern Ballet

May 22, 2011

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Sugar Plum moments with Northern Ballet Principal, Martha Leebolt I’m comparing toes with Cleopatra, a.k.a. Martha Leebolt, and it’s caught me slightly by surprise. How many prima ballerinas do you know who would, unprompted, whip off their shoes and show you their feet ? Leebolt’s are strong & tiny, with no discernable marks from a […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with James Whiteside, Principal, Boston Ballet

December 3, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with James Whiteside, Principal, Boston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Coffee and a competitive edge. Who would you most like to dance with & what would you dance ? In Boston Ballet, I love dancing with Lia Cirio and Misa Kuranaga but I would love to do Balanchine’s Ballo Della Regina with Merrill […]

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Dance, Dance, Dance

October 1, 2010

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Dance, Dance, Dance Sky Arts presents the best of British dance in a new 3D film sensation Sky Arts production for Sky 3D Channel Saturday 2 October 2010 at 9pm Today, Sky Arts celebrates the UK’s most exciting choreographers and dancers with six stunning new dance commissions, filmed in 3D for the launch of the […]

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