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Designer tutus on the catwalk at English National Ballet

June 14, 2011

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English National Ballet | Couture ballet  Later this month English National Ballet will auction 9 tutus  made for their dancers by fashion designers. There were ten tutus, but for personal reasons Bruce Oldfield is no longer able to take part. Begoña Cao & her Bruce Oldfield tutu will be missed ! Ballet Tutus for auction Ballet and […]

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Ballet meets couture fashion at Kensington Palace

May 20, 2011


ballet dancers in couture at Kensington Palace

Ballet meets high fashion at Kensington Palace – English National Ballet launches designer tutu auction for its Summer Fundraising Party in June On 29 June 2011 English National Ballet will take over one of London’s most glorious outdoor settings, The Orangery, Kensington Palace, for an evening of breathtaking ballet, fabulous fashion and fundraising. The Company is […]

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Her Majesty The Queen hosts a reception co-produced by English National Ballet

May 10, 2011


four ballet dancers on the Grand Staircase at Buckingham Palace

Last night Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Phillip hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace in celebration of young people in the performing arts. The Queen holds receptions throughout the year and the guests are drawn from all walks of life.  Celebrity guests including Jools Holland, Duffy, Dame Helen Mirren, Ellie Goulding, Sheila Hancock, Kevin […]

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English National Ballet : Black & White

March 17, 2011


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Resolution Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks Black & White English National Ballet London Coliseum 16th March 2011 Five ballets in one hit make quite an impact – first-timers to the ballet will find something to love in this programme. Wayne Eagling’s Resolution, based on Mahler’s Rückert Lieder is a collection of five songs, beautifully and clearly […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentová & Vadim Muntagirov in rehearsal

March 15, 2011


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If you’ve been entranced by Agony & Ecstasy, the three-part documentary series following English National Ballet over the course of 2010, you might be surprised to discover that neither Romeo & Juliet nor The Nutcracker are currently being performed.  Instead they have innovatively scheduled, among others, a hint of Swan Lake (Black Swan pas de deux) and […]

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