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London 2012 Festival presents ambitious and ground-breaking new commissions in the run up to the Paralympic Games including Globe Head Ballerina @ The Royal Opera House

August 22, 2012

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London 2012 Festival presents ambitious and ground-breaking new commissions in the run up to the Paralympic Games Hans Peter Kuhn, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Samuel Beckett, Claire Cunningham, Craig Coulthard, Robert Wilson, Jenny Eclair, Sinéad O’Donnell, Oliver Knussen, Camille O’Sullivan, Annie Mac, Grandmaster Flash, Idris Elba, Atom Egoyan, Sue Austin, Gavin Bryars and Ariane Mnouchkine are among the artists and performers featured in the tenth […]

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New work by disabled and deaf artists presented alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games

August 21, 2012

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'Fusional Fragments' by Marc Brew with Dame Evelyn Glennie. Photographer Irven Lewis

New work by disabled and deaf artists presented alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games   Last year Ballet News broke new ground : Ballet News presents a British Sign Language Interpretation for the first time I’d like to introduce you to Kelly Johnson, a Junior Trainee Sign Language Interpreter.  Kelly has, for the first time, interpreted […]

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London 2012 Festival presents Olympic inspired programme for the London 2012 Olympic Games

August 1, 2012

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London 2012 Festival presents Olympic inspired programme for the London 2012 Olympic Games   Antony Hegarty, Meera Syal, Laurence Clark, Thomas Heatherwick, Olafur Eliasson, Richard Long, Susan Philipsz, Laurie Anderson, Mark Rees, Una Stubbs, Michael Ball, Gillian Keith, Sir James Galway, Rankin, Martin Parr, Yoko Ono, Mary McCartney, Tania Bruguera, Mike Pearson, and The Wooster Group are among […]

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Wayne McGregor’s Big Dance Trafalgar Square 2012 spectacular finale for Big Dance

July 10, 2012

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Choreographer Wayne McGregor at the Royal Opera House in London.

Wayne McGregor’s Big Dance Trafalgar Square 2012 spectacular finale for Big Dance Wayne McGregor’s spectacular new dance piece, BIG DANCE TRAFALGAR SQUARE 2012, involving 1,000 performers from 30 London groups will take place on Saturday 14 July in Trafalgar Square, as the finale of Big Dance 2012. The performance will be part of a whole […]

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London 2012 Festival

July 5, 2012

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Baaba Maal, Gilberto Gil, Ms Dynamite, Alfred Hitchcock, Jane & Louise Wilson, Matthew Williamson, Paul Smith, Kate Prince, Pina Bausch, Douglas Gordon, Wendy Ramshaw, Mira Calix, Sarnath Bennerjee, Richard Wilson, and John Gerrard, among the stars of London 2012 Festival’s third week London 2012 Festival 4 July 2012 – An extraordinary week of events taking […]

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MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCHES BIG DANCE 2012

June 27, 2012

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MAYOR OF LONDON LAUNCHES BIG DANCE 2012 Kate Prince sets the nation dancing St Pancras Station the stage for dancers from every part of the UK Part of the London 2012 Festival Dancers from Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and across England, will converge on the platforms of St Pancras International Station on Thursday 5 July […]

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Pavlova 2012 | Anna Pavlova website launched

March 2, 2012

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Pavlova 2012 | Anna Pavlova website launched with event listings 2012 marks the centenary of ballet dancer Anna Pavlova making London, and Ivy House, her home. Pavlova lived at Ivy House from 1912 until her death in 1931. The the London Jewish Cultural Centre has launched a special website where you’ll find details of all the […]

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London 2012 opportunity for Birmingham dancers with a learning disability

February 24, 2012

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London 2012 opportunity for Birmingham dancers with a learning disability People with a learning disability in Birmingham have been given the opportunity to take part in a dance project inspired by the London 2012 Games, which will be screened throughout the UK by the BBC. We Dance is a grassroots dance scheme that will see […]

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Leading artists from around the world head up first commissions for the London 2012 Festival

December 7, 2010

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ballet dancer Tamara Rojo poses on pointe

Today an announcement from The Royal Opera House heralds the first group of commissions and special projects for the London 2012 Festival – and The Royal Ballet are included. Please see attached iPad painting created specially for today’s announcement by David Hockney. His exhibition will be at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2012. Sent […]

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Ballet, Birmingham & Me – casting for Cinderella announced

September 21, 2010

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For immediate release Cinderella casting announced – but will she end up with the Prince?   Casting has been announced for Ballet, Birmingham & Me’s version of Cinderella, which will see 80 young Brummies from across the city perform their own extraordinary version of the famous ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome this Christmas. But although the […]

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DANCE INPIRES FASHION

August 17, 2010

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Search to find the capital’s hottest young designers who love dance is launched I am a Fashion Designer and I love Dance. Inspired by dance and fashion? The T-Mobile Big Dance 2010 has launched a search to find the capital’s hottest young designers who love dance. Whether your inspiration is fiery salsa shapes, luxurious Bollywood […]

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DIRTY DANCING AT A TOP SECRET LOCATION AND THE STAR STUDDED LAUNCH OF BIG DANCE 2010

July 1, 2010

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Sheridan Smith, Jerry Mitchell, Mayor Boris Johnson and Camilla Dallerup

WE WANT THREE MILLION DANCING BY 2012! So say the organisers of Big Dance 2010.  How are they going to make this happen ? With 850 events across the capital over 9 days   West End stars join Boris Johnson at Palladium stage to kick off T-Mobile Big Dance 2010 Ruth Brill, Artist, English National […]

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Ballet NEWS | BIG DANCE 2010

January 21, 2010

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Photograph :  David Parry/PA PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR BIG DANCE 2010 AND 2012: LONDON’S MAYOR INVITES EVERYONE TO DANCE • 10,000 people take part in show-stopping Big World Dance in the streets of London in July 2010 • Wayne McGregor to choreograph London in 2012 • £2.89 million funding from Legacy Trust UK for London’s Big […]

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