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The Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season Announced

April 6, 2016

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The Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season Announced Today The Royal Ballet announced their plans for the 2016/17 season (marking 70 years since the Company reopened the Royal Opera House), which will include four world premieres and the return of Leanne Benjamin and Viviana Durante to coach Mayerling and Anastasia respectively. Darcey Bussell will return to coach […]

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Lovestruck ?

February 15, 2015

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Lovestruck? So, did Cupid strike on Valentine’s Day ? Did you say “Yes!” ? Are you in receipt of a large, glittery diamond or similar jewels ? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above then you’ll soon be deep in wedding plans. After the ceremony venue and reception have been booked, most likely […]

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET BRINGS BACK CROWN JEWEL

January 29, 2015

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET BRINGS BACK CROWN JEWEL BY GEORGE BALANCHINE * Glittering ballet triptych by master choreographer George Balanchine * ten performances in Amsterdam, The Hague and Utrecht * 12 to 26 February 2015 Jewels is the glittering ballet triptych by the great Russian-American master choreographer George Balanchine (1904-1983). In the high-spirited Jewels, Balanchine combines […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET presents George Balanchine’s Jewels

August 22, 2014

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET presents George Balanchine’s Jewels   September 26-October 5, 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   September 26 & 27, October 2, 3, & 4 at 7:30pm September 27 at 2:00pm October 5 at 1:00pm   Pacific Northwest Ballet sweeps onstage and into a spectacular new […]

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Vail International Dance Festival 2014

August 4, 2014

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Misa Kuranaga (Boston Ballet) performs an excerpt from Bournonville's Kermesse in Bruges on the second International Evening of Dance program at the 2014 Vail International Dance Festival.

Vail International Dance Festival 2014

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Dutch National Ballet | New Season 2014-15

February 26, 2014

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET PRESENTS THE 2014 – 2015 SEASON * World premieres by Hans van Manen, Christopher Wheeldon, David Dawson and Ernst Meisner * Dutch premieres by John Neumeier and Wayne McGregor * Revivals of Rudi van Dantzig’s Swan Lake, Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella & George Balanchine’s Jewels * International tours to China, Paris and London * […]

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Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines

February 24, 2014

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Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines As courtesans, fashion icons, political pawns and international celebrities, the great ballerinas have played a multitude of roles both on and off the stage. They have moved from the courts of kings to stages around the globe, from the highs of public adoration to the lows of injury and scandal. But few […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Director’s Choice

March 16, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Director’s Choice                           Featuring two works by GEORGE BALANCHINE   And a world premiere by CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON   May 31-June 9, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   7:30 pm on May […]

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season

March 13, 2013

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season Today saw the launch of Artistic Director Kevin O’Hare’s second season at The Royal Ballet, and he was characteristically understated but also quietly confident that as his first season is going very well – the company is selling almost all of the tickets it offers – and is excited about the new season. Has […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet receives NEA grant to support DIRECTOR’S CHOICE

November 29, 2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet receives NEA grant to support DIRECTOR’S CHOICE   Grant one of 832 Art Works grants totaling $23.3 million in funding nationwide   SEATTLE, WA — National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced yesterday that Pacific Northwest Ballet is one of 832 non-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris

September 28, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday morning, I need a latte and some music on my way to the Opéra. Then I find my best friend Allister at the same place at the barre and the week can start! […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON

May 23, 2012

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THREE MUSIC FESTIVALS – STRAVINSKY, TSCHAIKOVSKY, AND AMERICAN MUSIC WORLD PREMIERE BALLETS BY PETER MARTINS, JUSTIN PECK AND CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON AND ORIGINAL SCORES BY MARC-ANDRÉ DALBAVIE AND SUFJAN STEVENS Twenty-One Weeks of Performances to Feature 65 Ballets and Scores by 44 Composers Four-Week Fall Season to […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ruben Martin Cintas, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

March 3, 2012

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Ruben Martin Cintas in Balanchine's The Four Temperaments.Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust; Photo © Erik Tomasson

Cupcakes & Conversation with Ruben Martin Cintas, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It motivates me to know that each day I’m going to give my best to all of the challenges that might come. Also, thinking about my family who are all so far away, yet […]

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Mariinsky Ballet | Jewels DVD

October 25, 2011

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Mariinsky Ballet | Jewels DVD Having just spent an hour and a half immersed in utterly, thoroughly enchanting gorgeousness, I have one thing to say : you just can’t be without this DVD recording of the Mariinsky’s Jewels by George Balanchine. The Mariinsky Orchestra handle the music by Fauré, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky magnificently. The Mariinsky […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yasmine Naghdi, Artist, The Royal Ballet

September 25, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yasmine Naghdi, Artist, The Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning?  Knowing that I have a week ahead of me allowing me to move, that I can do what I love doing most of all and that I don’t have to sit still on an office chair all day long! Why […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRESENTS 2011 FALL PERFORMANCES

August 5, 2011

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            NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRESENTS 2011 FALL PERFORMANCES SEPTEMBER 13 – OCTOBER 9   Sir Paul McCartney’s Ocean’s Kingdom to Premiere at NYCB’s Fall Gala on Thursday, September 22   Principal Dancer Charles Askegard to Give Farewell Performance on Sunday, October 9 New York City Ballet will open its […]

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The Royal Ballet Autumn booking period casting

July 6, 2011

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Royal Ballet booking period 1 | Autumn 2011 The casting for booking period one produces some notable debuts.  The headlines are : Takada debuts in The Sleeping Beauty & The Nutcracker Kish debuts in Emeralds (Jewels), Requiem, The Sleeping Beauty & The Nutcracker McRae debuts in Rubies (Jewels) Polunin debuts in Marguerite and Armand & Manon […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT THIRD DANCERS’ CHOICE PROGRAM

May 28, 2011

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT THIRD DANCERS’ CHOICE PROGRAM

NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT THIRD DANCERS’ CHOICE PROGRAM ON SUNDAY, JUNE 12 This Special One-Time-Only Program Initiated by Peter Martins will be supervised by Soloist Adrian Danchig-Waring and Corps Member Amanda Hankes with proceeds benefiting NYCB’s Dancers’ Emergency Fund Special Pricing of $50 for the Orchestra, First, Second, and Third Rings, and $25 […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRINCIPAL CASTING FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 7 – 12, 2011

May 28, 2011

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRINCIPAL CASTING FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 7 – 12, 2011 TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 7, 7:30 PM JEWELS (Conductor: Otranto) EMERALDS: T. Peck, J. Angle, Mearns, la Cour, Dronova, Suozzi, Laracey RUBIES: M. Fairchild, De Luz, Lowery [Solo Piano: Walters] DIAMONDS: Whelan, T. Angle WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 8, 7:30 PM JEWELS […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT SIX WEEKS OF REPERTORY PERFORMANCES MAY 3 – JUNE 12, 2011

April 20, 2011

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT SIX WEEKS OF REPERTORY PERFORMANCES MAY 3 – JUNE 12, 2011 Opening Week Will Showcase Balanchine’s Signature “Black and White” Ballets Featuring 12 of the Iconic Works as Well as a Special Series of Pre-Performance Talks, Demonstrations, and Events New Production of The Seven Deadly Sins Choreographed by Lynne […]

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