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Hong Kong Ballet Opens 2016/17 Season with Timeless Masterpiece Swan Lake

June 30, 2016

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Hong Kong Ballet Opens 2016/17 Season with Timeless Masterpiece Swan Lake

Hong Kong Ballet Opens 2016/17 Season with Timeless Masterpiece Swan Lake Performances at Yuen Long Theatre and Hong Kong Cultural Centre Proudly Sponsored by China Everbright Ltd Hong Kong Ballet will open its 2015/16 Season on 19 August 2016 with a revival of the romantic classic Swan Lake, especially staged for Hong Kong Ballet by […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancers Perform Worldwide

April 19, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancers Perform Worldwide The National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancers Jurgita Dronina, Naoya Ebe, Elena Lobsanova, Svetlana Lunkina, Evan McKie, Sonia Rodriguez and Piotr Stanczyk are in demand as worldwide guest artists on international stages. Ms. Dronina recently curated, hosted and danced in a gala in Lithuania celebrating the […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | La Sylphide Tours to Nation’s Capital

March 23, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | La Sylphide Tours to Nation’s Capital Three performances at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre Principal Casting Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the company’s return to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa with La Sylphide. Newly staged by internationally renowned dancer and choreographer […]

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Cast Announced for Hong Kong Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 11, 2015

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Cast Announced for Hong Kong Ballet’s The Nutcracker   Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for The Nutcracker, the world’s favourite festive ballet, with China Everbright Ltd. as its Title Sponsor. Choreographed by Terence Kohler especially for Hong Kong Ballet, the whole family will be enchanted as Christmas comes to life through the […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Promotions/New Dancers

June 23, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada Promotions/New Dancers New Principal Dancer: Jurgita Dronina Eight New Corps de Ballet Members Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced Jurgita Dronina will join the company as Principal Dancer in the 2015/16 season. The 2015/16 roster will also include eight new Corps de Ballet members. […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet’s Season Finale

March 26, 2015

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The Hong Kong Ballet’s Season Finale Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+ Including The Hong Kong Première of Alexei Ratmansky’s Le Carnaval des Animaux Plus Guest Appearances by 5 International Stars A Le French May 2015 Programme Tickets on Sale 29th March As the curtain falls on The Hong Kong Ballet’s 2014/15 season, the company presents Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+, a fantastic mixed […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces New Guest Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina

March 20, 2015

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Jurgita Dronina. Photo by Serguei Endinian.

The Hong Kong Ballet announces New Guest Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina The Hong Kong Ballet announces today an exciting addition – Russian-born ballerina Jurgita Dronina, Principal Dancer of Dutch National Ballet, joins the Company as Guest Principal Dancer. Her début performance with The Hong Kong Ballet will be in the company’s 2014/15 season finale: Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+ (29th […]

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Dutch National Ballet | JURGITA DRONINA & ISAAC HERNÁNDEZ WINNERS OF THE ALEXANDRA RADIUS PRIZE 2014

September 17, 2014

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: Ted Brandsen, Alexandra Radius, Jurgita Dronina and Isaac Hernández

Dutch National Ballet | JURGITA DRONINA & ISAAC HERNÁNDEZ WINNERS OF THE ALEXANDRA RADIUS PRIZE 2014 * Jurgita Dronina: “Everything she danced this season turned to gold”   (from the jury’s report). * Isaac Hernández: “A compelling virtuosity and intensity that escaped   nobody at all” (from the jury’s report). * First time there are […]

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BALLERINA

April 16, 2014

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BALLERINA * Programme of the ballerinas’ personal favourites * World premiere by director Ted Brandsen * Two Dutch premieres of work by Macmillan and Petipa * Hans van Manen premiere for Dutch National Ballet * Farewell to principal Larissa Lezhnina * 14 to 20 May in Dutch National Opera & Ballet Ted Brandsen, artistic director […]

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Dutch National Ballet | REMI WÖRTMEYER WINS ALEXANDRA RADIUS PRIZE 2013

September 10, 2013

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Remi Wörtmeyer with the award. Photo Angela Sterling

Dutch National Ballet | REMI WÖRTMEYER WINS ALEXANDRA RADIUS PRIZE 2013 * “A dancer who stands out for his clear style and wonderful stage presence” (from the jury’s report). * Winner of the 25th edition receives € 2,500 and an artwork. * Prize presented by Alexandra Radius at the Dutch National Ballet’s Gala. Australian dancer […]

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Ballet News World Exclusive : Venus Villa & Yonah Acosta reach for the stars

April 5, 2011

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Venus Villa in a jete

Recently I caught up with Ballet News favourite Venus Villa, who was rehearsing with Carlos Acosta’s nephew Yonah Acosta. Yonah recently completed his training in Cuba and has joined English National Ballet as a First Artist.  His technique and partnering are already well defined, and I reviewed his first performance for the company, in Suite en […]

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