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The Australian Ballet secures a rare opportunity to perform the iconic Nijinsky for the first time

July 21, 2016

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The Australian Ballet’s Principal Artist Kevin Jackson. Photo Justin Ridler

The Australian Ballet secures a rare opportunity to perform the iconic Nijinsky for the first time. A portrait of a ballet legend, it opens in Melbourne on 7 September before touring to Adelaide and Sydney The Australian Ballet is thrilled to unveil its premiere production of John Neumeier’s acclaimed Nijinsky. Rarely seen outside Europe and performed […]

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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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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY

February 1, 2014

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY The directorate of de Theaterschool of the Amsterdam School of the Arts has appointed Jean-Yves Esquerre to become the new artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy from 3 March 2014. Jan Zoet, director de Theaterschool: “I am proud that, together with […]

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Ballet Gala with The Royal Ballet’s Alina Cojocaru

March 20, 2013

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Ballet Gala with The Royal Ballet’s Alina Cojocaru Alina Cojocaru launched the fundraising for the Bucharest Hospice Appeal through her first gala for Hospices of Hope in May 2008, which was a sell-out performance. We are delighted that Alina has now offered to provide us with another unique evening as we approach the completion of this […]

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Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden Guest in San Francisco with The Hamburg Ballet in Nijinsky

February 14, 2013

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Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden Guest in San Francisco with The Hamburg Ballet in Nijinsky February 14, 2013… Principal Dancers Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden have been invited by The Hamburg Ballet’s Director and Chief Choreographer John Neumeier to perform in Nijinsky with The Hamburg Ballet in San Francisco for three performances, February 14, 16 […]

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING

February 12, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING   Stanton Welch Creates a New Staging of The Rite of Spring, Featuring Designs by Indigenous Australian artist Rosella Namok Acclaimed Choreographer Edwaard Liang Creates His First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet to Music by Ezio Bosso Program Also Features Houston Ballet Premiere of […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Canadian Premiere

February 7, 2013

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National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Canadian Premiere   Guillaume Côté, Skylar Campbell Dance Title Role The Hamburg Ballet’s Alexandre Riabko to Guest New! Ballet Talks Move into the Auditorium February 6, 2013… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté and Corps de Ballet member […]

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Ballet Chicago Recommends The Hamburg Ballet: Nijinsky

February 1, 2013

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Ballet Chicago Recommends The Hamburg Ballet: Nijinsky Harris Theater Presents: Hamburg Ballet February 1 & 2, 2013 at 7:30pm The awe-inspiring Hamburg Ballet – considered one of the world’s greatest   companies – makes its Chicago debut at the Harris Theater, presenting the Chicago premiere of Nijinsky, by acclaimed American ballet dancer, choreographer and dancer John […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Repertoire Announced for The Tenth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize

November 20, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Repertoire Announced for The Tenth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize Hosted by Sonia Rodriguez and Rex Harrington November 20, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the repertoire for The Tenth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize which takes place November […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Emma Hawes and Brendan Saye

October 9, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | Emma Hawes and Brendan Saye  The Erik Bruhn Prize Competitors Guillaume Côté Creates New Work for Choreographic Prize October 9, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Corps de Ballet members Emma Hawes and Brendan Saye will represent the company at The […]

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Mikhailovsky Theatre’s 180th Season Opened on 13 September

September 14, 2012

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Mikhailovsky Theatre’s 180th Season Opened on 13 September This season is dedicated to the build-up to a landmark date: the 180 year anniversary of the founding of the Mikhailovsky Theatre. This date will be celebrated in a year’s time, in autumn 2013. Vladimir Kekhman, the Mikhailovsky Theatre’s General Director, has been talking about the Theatre’s […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Van Patten, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

August 17, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Van Patten, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? If Monday is the start of a new ballet then it’s always exciting to see what will be created. I love seeing what can evolve from nothing. I’m also always excited, not only by the […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces details of its Summer Season 2012

June 24, 2012

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The Royal Ballet School announces details of its Summer Season 2012 at the Linbury Studio Theatre and on the main stage of the Royal Opera House from Wednesday 4 – 7 and 15 July. The Royal Ballet School Summer Season 2012 features choreography by former students of The Royal Ballet School including world premieres of […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Piotr Stanczyk, Principal, National Ballet of Canada

May 17, 2012

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Piotr Stanczyk in Hamlet Photo Christopher Wahl

Cupcakes & Conversation with Piotr Stanczyk, Principal, National Ballet of Canada Piotr will dance the title role in Hamlet, which makes its North American premiere on June 1 in Toronto, Canada at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. He will also perform in Chroma by Wayne McGregor, June 13 to 17, 2012.   […]

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SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON

April 10, 2012

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SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON   HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THE U.S. PREMIERE OF WHEELDON’S CINDERELLA, NEUMEIER’S NIJINSKY BY VISITING COMPANY HAMBURG BALLET, THE SF BALLET PREMIERE OF LIFAR’S SUITE EN BLANC, PLUS WORLD PREMIERES BY MCGREGOR, POSSOKHOV & RATMANSKY   SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, April 10, 2012—San Francisco Ballet, the oldest professional ballet company in […]

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s tours until summer 2012: Leverkusen, Essen, Moscow, Brisbane

April 3, 2012

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s tours until summer 2012: Leverkusen, Essen, Moscow, Brisbane   This Tuesday night THE HAMBURG BALLET kicks off a short tour to the West of Germany with a performance of Saint Matthew Passion inLeverkusen. The second stop of the tour will be Essen. A longer tour to Moscow will follow in May. In […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Seagull Opens March 21 Principal Casting Announced

March 5, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Seagull Opens March 21 Principal Casting Announced March 5, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for John Neumeier’s brilliant adaption of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull. The Seagull opens March 21, 2012 at the Four Seasons Centre for the […]

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s highlights until summer: Young Choreographers, The Little Mermaid, First Steps of the Ballet School, 38th Hamburg Ballet Days with Renku

March 5, 2012

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Hamburg, March 5th, 2012   THE HAMBURG BALLET’s highlights until summer: Young Choreographers, The Little Mermaid, First Steps of the Ballet School, 38th Hamburg Ballet Days with Renku   In the first half of 2012, the HAMBURG BALLET presents the current season’s second revival as well as young choreographers at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus theatre and […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s Winter Season Features Three Full-Length Ballets

January 18, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada’s Winter Season Features Three Full-Length Ballets Evan McKie, Zdenek Konvalina, Bridgett Zehr and Matjash Mrozewski Guest La Fille mal gardée is Dedicated to Alexander Grant January 18, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet Canada, today announced that the 60th anniversary celebrations continue this Winter Season with four guest […]

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Hamburg Ballet’s director John Neumeier celebrates 70th birthday

January 17, 2012

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Hamburg Ballet’s director John Neumeier celebrates 70th birthday John Neumeier celebrates his 70th birthday // In 2013 Hamburg’s ballet director looks back at 40 years as head of THE HAMBURG BALLET   On February 24th, John Neumeier celebrates his 70th birthday. The director of THE HAMBURG BALLET was born in Milwaukee/Wisconsin (USA) in 1942. He […]

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