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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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The Royal Academy of Dance Launches Repertoire Workshops

January 25, 2016

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The Royal Academy of Dance Launches Repertoire Workshops The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), supported by The Frederick Ashton Foundation, is launching new repertoire workshops based on Ashton’s vibrant ballet La Fille mal gardée. Mr Jean-Pierre Gasquet, who owns the copyright of the ballet, has granted the RAD the right to teach this choreography to […]

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Updated Principal Casting for English National Ballet’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake at the London Coliseum

October 23, 2014

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Updated Principal Casting for English National Ballet’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake at the London Coliseum   Nutcracker returns to the London Coliseum this Christmas from Thursday 11 December 2014 – Sunday 4 January 2015. Nutcracker sees Guest Artist Mathias Dingman’s debut performance with English National Ballet. He performs in the role of the Prince, alongside […]

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15

March 31, 2014

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15 The Royal Ballet 2014/15 season has three world premieres (with only one likely to be classical)  including a new full length ballet by Wayne McGregor, a new one act ballet from Liam Scarlett in November alongside Kim Brandstrup’s Ceremony of Innocence, and one by Hofesh Shechter. Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote returns […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 – 2014 SEASON

April 9, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 – 2014 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   UK premiere of David Bintley’s The Prince of  the Pagodas with scenery and costumes by War Horse designer Rae Smith Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker returns for  Christmas A mixed bill to celebrate the work of  choreographer Frederick Ashton includes a new revival of Les […]

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The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition

February 26, 2013

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Royal Ballet Artist Anna Rose O’Sullivan models acclaimed ballerina Nadia Nerina’s Fireworks costume. This costume from an unknown Kenneth MacMillan work (designed by Nicholas Georgiadis) will be displayed for the first time in a new retrospective exhibition at the Royal Opera House. Nadia Nerina: Principal Ballerina with The Royal Ballet 1947-1966 opens on 22 March and runs until August. Free admission.

The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition Acclaimed ballerina and pioneer of ballet on television celebrated in a retrospective exhibition: Nadia Nerina, Principal Ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet from 1947-1966 Royal Opera House, 22 March – 17 August 2013 Generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation  Nadia Nerina was a pioneer in the world […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre

September 13, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre Gillian will next star as Giselle in the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s production of Giselle, co-choreographed by Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg. (7 November – 12 December)   How have you settled into life in New […]

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS INVITED TO JAPAN TO PERFORM MANON

April 1, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS INVITED TO JAPAN TO PERFORM MANON JUNE 24 & 26, 2012 AT NEW NATIONAL THEATRE HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet’s Principal Dancers Connor Walsh and Sara Webb have been invited to travel to Japan to perform the leading roles in Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon with The National Ballet of Japan. Houston’s dancers […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Brendan Saye and Emma Hawes Perform in Halifax

March 29, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Brendan Saye and Emma Hawes Perform in Halifax March 29, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada’s Corps de Ballet members Brendan Saye and Emma Hawes will perform in Halifax Dance’s fundraising gala, the Viennese Opera Ball, on March 31, 2012 at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax. Mr. […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Principal Dancers Guillaume Côté and Jillian Vanstone Recognized for Excellence in Dance

February 23, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Principal Dancers Guillaume Côté and Jillian Vanstone Recognized for Excellence in Dance Guillaume Côté and Jillian Vanstone, Principal Dancers with The National Ballet of Canada, are being recognized for excellence in dance and culture. Mr. Côté will receive the Medal of the National Assembly of Québec on February 28, 2012 […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Celebrated at NFB Mediatheque

February 17, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Celebrated at NFB Mediatheque Dance on Film and Archival Display February 21  – 29, 2012 February 17, 2012… To celebrate The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th anniversary season the NFB Mediatheque will present a week-long series of dance on film, February 21 – 29, 2012. The series will launch […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Winter Season Opens with La Fille mal gardée

February 13, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Winter Season Opens with La Fille mal gardée Principal Casting Announced Seven Debuts February 13, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Sir Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée which opens the Winter Season on February 29, 2012 at […]

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Royal Ballet casting period 3

February 7, 2012

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The Royal Ballet casting period 3 The Royal Ballet casting for booking period 3 has some notable debuts and two new ballets, encompassing Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a triple bill comprising : Polyphonia|New Scarlett|New McGregor and La fille mal gardee. The casting is as follows : Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 17|26 March, 13|16 April Cuthbertson, […]

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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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The National Ballet of Canada Visits Five Schools in Toronto with Dance About

January 17, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada Visits Five Schools in Toronto with Dance About Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet Canada, today announced that Dance About will visit five schools in the Greater Toronto Area from January 17 through January 24. Part of the National Ballet’s outstanding outreach and education programme, Dance About reaches […]

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Joy Annabelle Womack is to be First American Principal Ballerina to Perform on New Bolshoi Theater Stage

November 2, 2011

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Joy Annabelle Womack is to be First American Principal Ballerina to Perform on New Bolshoi Theater Stage Joy Annabelle Womack is set to debut on the Bolshoi Theater stage as the first American ballerina to perform a principal role with the Bolshoi Ballet Academy on the Bolshoi Stage.  She will be dancing the lead role […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet | La Fille mal gardée

October 21, 2011

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Birmingham Royal Ballet |La Fille mal gardée  Sadlers Wells, London Thursday, 20th October 2011 The Wayward Daughter (the Fille of the title) with a very strong will; that’s what you have with Nao Sakuma as Lise. This is the oldest ballet still in existance, and these performances by Birmingham Royal Ballet are dedicated to the […]

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The Royal Opera House | The Frederick Ashton Foundation

October 8, 2011

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Saturday 8 October 2011 LAUNCH OF  FREDERICK ASHTON FOUNDATION The Frederick Ashton Foundation is launched today, with the principal aim of perpetuating the legacy and work of the distinguished English choreographer. The Frederick Ashton Foundation is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. It will be based at the Royal Opera House,Covent Garden. The […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Mourns Alexander Grant

October 3, 2011

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The National Ballet of Canada Mourns Alexander Grant Former Artistic Director Dies at 86 October 3, 2011… The National Ballet of Canada mourns the death of Alexander Grant, Artistic Director from 1976 to 1983, who passed away on Friday, September 30 in London, England at the age of 86. Alexander Grant and David Scott. Photo […]

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The Royal Ballet mourns the loss of Alexander Grant

October 3, 2011

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3 October 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDER GRANT (1925 – 2011) The Royal Ballet is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Alexander Grant, who died on Friday 30 September, aged 86. Director of The Royal Ballet, Monica Mason said of the news: “Alexander Grant’s death is a great loss to The Royal Ballet […]

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