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Northern Ballet’s Cleopatra – the Queen of the Nile reigns at Sadlers Wells

May 18, 2011

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Cleopatra Northern Ballet Sadlers Wells, London 17th May 2011 “At the moment of death does our life flash before our eyes and if so, does our killer, staring into our eyes, see it too?”  Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director David Nixon asks the question, posing it as the premise for his story of Cleopatra. Cleopatra. Seductive, […]

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Our ascending Stars… Jeremy Curnier

December 2, 2009


‘Our ascending stars’…. follows the progress of professional dancers who have graduated this year.  Regular readers will know that all of the dancers featured here were interviewed just as they made the transition from vocational school to professional ballet company.  Here we see how they’ve been getting on…. Ascending stars Drawing by noomiedoodlesfashion The quite fabulous noomiedoodlesfashion […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Alexandra Fern

August 29, 2009


Cupcakes & Conversation with Alexandra Fern, Professional dancer, who will shortly be joining the UK’s newest professional ballet company, Ballet Theatre UK. Photo : Patrick Baldwin What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Getting up and doing a ballet class, a full day of rehearsals and always very loud music (that I […]

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From Student to Star : Jeremy Curnier

July 27, 2009


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I am delighted to be able to reveal a specially commissioned drawing by Sarah, an immensely talented artist, to introduce this new series of interviews. I asked Sarah to depict the progression from student to professional dancer, and Sarah has very generously given of her time and skill to produce this magnificent drawing. From Student […]

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Ballet NEWS | Royal Ballet School Graduates 2009

July 15, 2009

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In my review of The Royal Ballet School Summer Matinee Performance, I reported that every one of the 2009 Graduate year had been awarded a contract with a professional ballet company. Here is the full list of Graduates and where they are going : Ruth Bailey – The Royal Ballet Leticia Stock – The Royal […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet School Annual Matinee Performance

July 14, 2009


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Photo : Johan Persson If it is the case that this performance is the one that the students most look forward to throughout the year, I can say that this year the audience’s eagerness far excelled their own. The entire Graduate year has, for the third year in a row, been offered contracts with ballet […]

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