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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire

January 10, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire As stories go, Le Corsaire isn’t one you’d want to dwell on. At its core, the message isn’t a pleasant one to dwell on, even if it is supposed to be make-believe. However, staging this new production by Anna-Marie Holmes for English National Ballet has its […]

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English National Ballet |South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 nominee

November 19, 2013

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South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 nominees announced The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 is the only awards ceremony to celebrate the UK’s towering achievements across all genres of the arts. The awards are one of the world’s most respected arts awards, celebrating the best of British culture and achievement across visual art, theatre, opera, […]

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire | Third Photographic Suite

October 18, 2013

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English National Ballet's Le Corsaire. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire | Third Photographic Suite If you missed either of the first two instalments of this photographic record of English National Ballet’s new production of Le Corsaire, you can see part one and part two by following the relevant links. This is the third and final photographic instalment.    

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in pictures | part 2

October 17, 2013

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English National Ballet's Le Corsaire. Photograph: Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in pictures | part 2 If you missed the first look feature on English National Ballet’s new production of Le Corsaire which opens tonight in Milton Keynes, please follow the link. Here is the second instalment.  

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First Look @ English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire

October 17, 2013

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Le Corsaire. English National Ballet. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

First Look @ English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire Opening tonight in Milton Keynes, here’s a preview of English National Ballet’s brand new production of Le Corsaire.  

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET NEEDS YOU TO GET PIRATEY!

September 19, 2013

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET NEEDS YOU TO GET PIRATEY! English National Ballet is encouraging people in the UK to join in with International Pirate Day*, the annual event held on September 19. All around the country, members of the public, schools and teachers are invited to get involved in a series of pirate themed activities, designed […]

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A STAR-STUDDED GALA EVENING OF DANCE AND SONG IN AID OF THE YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL

August 12, 2013

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A STAR-STUDDED GALA EVENING OF DANCE AND SONG IN AID OF THE YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL Celebrating its 40th anniversary SADLER’S WELLS – Sunday September 29th at 7.00pm Tickets: £12 to £85 Hosted by SIR ANTHONY DOWELL and SIR DEREK JACOBI and with stars of the ROYAL BALLET, BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET, SCOTTISH BALLET, NORTHERN BALLET, ENGLISH NATIONAL […]

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For Le Corsaire

July 31, 2013

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For Le Corsaire Principal casting is today announced for English National Ballet’s new production of Le Corsaire (The Pirate) which premieres in Milton Keynes on 17 October 2013.  The production will then tour to Southampton, Oxford, Bristol, London and Manchester. Full details as follows:   Milton Keynes Thursday […]

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English National Ballet announces 2014 season

June 10, 2013

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Tamara Rojo & Akram Khan Photograph : Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet announces 2014 season This morning, amid the plush surroundings of the Penthouse Suite at The Dorchester Hotel in London, English National Ballet’s Artistic Director Tamara Rojo laid out her plans for 2014, which are a continuation of her clear vision for the company. Akram Khan was on hand today because, despite his […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET TO PREMIERE LE CORSAIRE

March 25, 2013

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET TO PREMIERE LE CORSAIRE English National Ballet will premiere a new production of Le Corsaire (The Pirate), one of the great 19th Century classics, in October 2013.  English National Ballet will be the first UK company to perform the complete work which will open in Milton Keynes.  The production will tour Southampton, […]

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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 Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae & Royal Danish Ballet’s Alban Lendorf to dance with ABT Spring 2013

January 3, 2013

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The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae & Royal Danish Ballet’s Alban Lendorf to dance with ABT in Spring 2013 as part of artist exchange programme Principal Dancer Cory Stearns to Appear with The Royal Ballet and Soloist Isabella Boylston to Perform with the Royal Danish Ballet as Exchange Artists American Ballet Theatre has announced an exchange […]

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South African Mzansi Ballet announces plans for 2013

December 5, 2012

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Angela Malan as Kitri in Don Quixote. Photographer: Susanne Holbaek

South African Mzansi Ballet announces plans for 2013 The founding of a new ballet company is a historic event and with the establishment in 2012 of the South African Mzansi Ballet (SAMB) this has been a landmark year for the entire SA ballet community. Highlight of 2012 was the first SA production of the classic, […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012.2013 SEASON: SEDUCTION

July 17, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012.2013 SEASON: SEDUCTION   THE WASHINGTON BALLET SEASON OVERVIEW   Dracula (1996) – October 24 – November 4, 2012 (Company Premiere) One of the entertainment events of the year, The Washington Ballet presents Michael Pink’s chilling blockbuster Dracula. This wildly theatrical and voluptuous ballet is a breathtaking story of passion, yearning, […]

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer

June 15, 2012

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer Billed as “an exploration of the role of the male dancer, developed within classical ballet over the last century,” the welcome return of The South Bank Show puts the spotlight on three of the best male dancers who have made the biggest impact on ballet – Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Angela Malan, Senior Principal dancer, Ballet Mistress and Coach, South African Ballet Theatre

May 27, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Angela Malan, Senior Principal dancer, Ballet Mistress and Coach, South African Ballet Theatre  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I am motivated by the constant, yet unobtainable strive for perfection! Why ballet ? Ballet is the only thing that feeds all I need: my soul, my body, […]

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Mzansi Productions and The South African Ballet Theatre present the first-ever production in South Africa of Le Corsaire

May 22, 2012

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Mzansi Productions and The South African Ballet Theatre present the first-ever production in South Africa of the great ballet classic Le Corsaire A Ballet in two Acts 19 to 29 July 2012 An exotic tale of love and adventure and a glittering showcase of virtuoso dancing in classical ballet’s grandest style, Le Corsaire brims with breath-taking spectacle, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Burnise Silvius, Principal dancer, The South African Ballet Theatre

April 5, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Burnise Silvius, Principal dancer, The South African Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I love being active, it’s become a way of life. I look forward to getting into class, especially after a two-day break. It is wonderful to get back into the studio and […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Russian Ballet Icons Gala

March 9, 2012

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala London Coliseum Sunday 4th March 2012 What a night. The thing about this Gala series is that you don’t get standard gala fare – Don Quixote, Swan Lake etc,. Galas can present the kind of difficulties that you don’t find in the standard repertory and arise out of a lack of rehearsal […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Joseph Phillips, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

February 23, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Joseph Phillips, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My passion for dancing has been my main motivation and drive ever since I can remember. Attending class is my favorite part of the morning it sets me up for the whole day. The […]

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