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The National Ballet of Canada |2015/16 Season Opens with Montréal Tour

September 17, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada |2015/16 Season Opens with Montréal Tour Karen Kain Celebrates 10th Anniversary as Artistic Director The National Ballet of Canada tours to Place des Arts in Montréal with a mixed programme of the second detail & Spectre de la Rose & Chroma, October 1 – 3, 2015.Presented by Danse Danse, the […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Director’s Choice

May 8, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Director’s Choice A Tribute to George Balanchine Featuring Agon, Diamonds, 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 31, June 1, 6, 7 and 8 Matinees on June 1 at […]

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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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The National Ballet of Canada | Principal Casting Announced for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

October 18, 2012

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Sonia Rodriguez in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Photo by Bruce Zinger.

The National Ballet of Canada | Principal Casting Announced for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland  Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the most highly anticipated production of the season. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is currently on tour to Los Angeles’ Music Center […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Smash Hit Chroma Onstage June 13 | Presented with Elite Syncopations and Song of a Wayfarer | Aleksandar Antonijevic Celebrates 20th Anniversary

May 29, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Smash Hit Chroma Onstage June 13 | Presented with Elite Syncopations and Song of a Wayfarer | Aleksandar Antonijevic Celebrates 20th Anniversary May 29, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the casting for the summer mixed programme featuring Chroma with Elite Syncopations & Song of […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER

March 26, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER   Boston Ballet’s thrilling season of dance features The Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia, Balanchine classics, a Jorma Elo world premiere, and an all Kylían program   BOSTON, MA – March 26, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for […]

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National Ballet of Canada’s Jillian Vanstone is Opening Night Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

May 27, 2011

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Jillian Vanstone is Opening Night Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opening Night Ballet Talk with Christopher Wheeldon and Karen Kain May 27, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the North American premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, onstage June 4 – […]

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Backstage Reporter : Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

May 25, 2011

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Backstage Reporter : Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News Corps de ballet dancer Chelsy Meiss continues her backstage diary The sets, props and costumes from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland are so intricate and elaborate it is somewhat mindboggling. Other than The Nutcracker, this is the […]

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Backstage Reporter in rehearsals at The National Ballet of Canada

May 24, 2011

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News National Ballet of Canada Corps de ballet dancer Chelsy Meiss sends her second behind-the-scenes report on rehearsals for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Everyone knows that behind any great ballet is a great score. The music is […]

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National Ballet of Canada : Highly Anticipated North American Premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens June 4

April 21, 2011

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Highly Anticipated North American Premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens June 4 Jillian Vanstone, Sonia Rodriguez and Heather Ogden Cast as Alice April 21, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that First Soloist Jillian Vanstone and Principal Dancers Sonia Rodriguez and Heather Ogden will perform the lead […]

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The Royal Opera House announces new strategic partnership with the BBC

April 8, 2011

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PRESS RELEASE 08 APRIL 2011 ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND KICKSTARTS NEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN ROYAL OPERA HOUSE AND BBC Following its sell-out premiere season at the Royal Opera House in February, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the new ballet choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon with music specially composed by Joby Talbot and designs by award-winning Bob Crowley, […]

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The Royal Ballet : Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on TV this month

April 7, 2011

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The Royal Ballet : Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on TV this month

News hot off the press in re The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland which is being televised as follows : Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland Day and time to be confirmed BBC TWO The world première of a new full-length ballet created by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon for The Royal Ballet comes from the Royal Opera House, Covent […]

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The Royal Ballet : Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland World Premiere

March 1, 2011

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland The Royal Ballet Covent Garden, London Monday, February 28th 2011 How hard is it really, to put together a brand new full evening story ballet ?  Not hard at all, if you have the right team. The Royal Ballet has been missing pieces of the puzzle for twenty years,  but it stops […]

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The Royal Ballet : Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

February 19, 2011

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The Royal Ballet’s new full length ballet by Christopher Wheeldon, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, premieres on 28th February 2011 at The Royal Opera House, with a short run of performances in early March.  Later this year the production will premiere in Canada, when the National Ballet of Canada dance the production. With just over a […]

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