Tag Archives: Jenna Roberts

THE BOTANIST LAUNCHES NEW COCKTAIL TO CELEBRATE BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 25th ANNIVERSARY

September 15, 2015

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THE BOTANIST LAUNCHES NEW COCKTAIL TO CELEBRATE BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 25th ANNIVERSARY Popular Birmingham bar, The Botanist is set to launch a limited edition cocktail to celebrate Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 25th anniversary.   Swapping the barre for the bar, Principal Dancer Jenna Roberts and Soloist Steven Monteith plus members of Birmingham Royal Ballet staff chose […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s International Tour to Japan

March 30, 2015

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s International Tour to Japan APRIL AND MAY 2015              The company will perform Sir Peter Wright and Galina Samsova’s Swan Lake and David Bintley’s Cinderella   Matthew Golding will guest in Swan Lake at two performances   Birmingham Royal Ballet is currently in the final planning stages for its international tour to Japan […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Iain Mackay, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

March 20, 2014

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Grosse Fuge Iain Mackay photo Roy Smiljanic

Cupcakes & Conversation with Iain Mackay, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My four year old son Oscar gets me out of bed every day of the week, usually around  7.30am and always with a smile on his face. He’s so funny and happy in the morning, […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE

December 18, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL, BIRMINGHAM Presented by former Royal Ballet dancer Deborah Bull Performance: Saturday 26 January at 7.30pm Town Hall & Symphony Hall Ticket Office: 0121 780 3333 or visit Symphony Hall’s website For one performance only, Birmingham Royal Ballet and its acclaimed orchestra The Royal […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet in Opposites Attract

October 24, 2012

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Maureya Lebowitz with Artists of Birmingham Royal Ballet in ŒMarch of the Trolls¹; photo: Bill Cooper

Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet in Opposites Attract Birmingham Royal Ballet’s dancers are on top form over three different styles in one night that make up Opposites Attract – Take Five, Lyric Pieces and Grosse Fuge. David Bintley’s Take Five is jazzy (The Dave Brubeck Quartet) and split into 6 sections – Take […]

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Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own

September 18, 2012

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Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own   A Gala Evening Performance CELEBRATION! ‘In a class of their own’ Featuring stars of The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet, Strictly Come Dancing, West End Productions and many more well-known artists who have generously agreed to perform. Directed by Wayne Sleep, Royal […]

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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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Coppélia Jade Heusen and Maureya Lebowitz in 'Dance of the Hours' photo Roy Smiljanic

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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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet Spring Passions

March 14, 2012

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Daphnis and Chloë Elisha Willis as Chloë and Iain Mackay as Daphnis photo Bill Cooper

Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet Spring Passions Spring Passions – Daphnis and Chloë/The Two Pigeons Birmingham Royal Ballet London Coliseum Tuesday, 13th March 2012 For every saucepan, there’s a lid. But how they became separated and what happens along the way, well, that’s a whole ballet.  So it is with The Two Pigeons. […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet | Autumn Glory

October 20, 2011

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Birmingham Royal Ballet | Autumn Glory Sadlers Wells, London Wednesday, October 19th 2011 It was a night about pointe shoes. Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Autumn Glory triple bill gives us Checkmate/Symphonic Variations and Pineapple Poll; we start with a strategy and finish with fun, and there’s a sandwich filling of pure dance and no plot.  Nowhere to […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Steven Monteith, Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

November 3, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Steven Monteith, Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Well, if the truth be known, I am still asleep at 8am unless Taylor has woken me up. She is my Great Dane. Mondays are a late start so I get up at 10, have a coffee, […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet reviewed

October 13, 2010

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Romeo & Juliet Birmingham Royal Ballet Sadlers Wells, 13th October 2010 Birmingham Royal Ballet’s version of Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet is deliberately designed to stand apart from The Royal Ballet’s 1965 version.  Created in 1992, MacMillian chose a different costume designer (Paul Andrews) rather than taking the existing designs of Nicholas Georgiadis, and this […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet Quantum Leaps

November 11, 2009

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Birmingham Royal Ballet Quantum Leaps Powder | E=mc² | The Centre and its Opposite Sadlers Wells, 10th November 2009 Elisha Willis & Joseph Caley in E=mc² Photo :  Bill Cooper Birmingham Royal Ballet’s autumn season arrived in London this week and it is a chance to see this forward-thinking, powerhouse of a Company on top […]

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