Tag Archives: Madame Butterfly

HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES ARTISTIC DIRECTOR STANTON WELCH AM’S EPIC MADAME BUTTERFLY

September 8, 2016

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IMG_9385 Amy Fote and Artists of Houston Ballet. By Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES ARTISTIC DIRECTOR STANTON WELCH AM’S EPIC MADAME BUTTERFLY From September 22 – October 2, Houston Ballet will revive artistic director Stanton Welch AM’s signature work Madame Butterfly in a program with his one-act ballet Son of Chamber Symphony. Set to Puccini’s memorable score, in an arrangement by John Lanchbery, Madame Butterfly chronicles […]

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Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers to be staged on two sides of the globe this autumn

June 10, 2014

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Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers to be staged on two sides of the globe this autumn Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers are to be staged by The Royal New Zealand Ballet and Alberta Ballet on opposite sides of the globe this autumn. The two companies are working […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Gillespie, Coryphée, Northern Ballet

February 6, 2014

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Rachel Gillespie in NBT's Peter Pan

Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Gillespie, Coryphée, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It’s a brand new day! I’m lucky to be happy and healthy and doing a job that I love. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet

May 15, 2013

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Madeliene Eastoe Ty King Wall in Halcyon 2011 Photo by Jeff Busby

Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Absolutely nothing! I get up at 8.30am….Not a morning person! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? Insanity, and a certain level […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Aria Alekzander, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

August 28, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Aria Alekzander, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? It sounds cheesy, but I try and set aside some time to myself each morning to be grateful. Listening to music while I get ready and thinking of a few things in my life that […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Mireille Hassenboehler, Principal, Houston Ballet

August 8, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Mireille Hassenboehler, Principal, Houston Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My son rises at 6:30!!! Seeing his sweet smiling face gets me going. When he is up and ready to go so must I. Why ballet? Can’t imagine life without it.  Placing my hand on the ballet […]

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 2012-13 SEASON WITH MADAME BUTTERFLY IN SEPTEMBER 2012

July 9, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 2012-13 SEASON WITH MADAME BUTTERFLY IN SEPTEMBER 2012   Beloved Company Ballerina Amy Fote Returns to the Title Role, A Signature Work in Her Career Program opens with Clear, a Stellar Showcase for the Company’s Men   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From September 6-16, 2012, Houston Ballet opens its 2012-13 season with artistic director […]

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Northern Ballet announces season of mermaids, butterflies, fairies and fiends

June 27, 2012

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Northern Ballet's Ondine - Martha Leebolt as Ondine

Northern Ballet announces season of mermaids, butterflies, fairies and fiends Northern Ballet starts a new season in its home city of Leeds with the UK première of David Nixon’s Ondine, which will be performed at West Yorkshire Playhouse from 8 to 15 September.  This is a rare treat for classical ballet fans as the heartbreaking […]

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Northern Ballet | Perpetual Motion Mixed Bill

February 9, 2012

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Project # 1 Tobias Batley and Martha Leebolt Photo Brian Slater

Northern Ballet | Perpetual Motion | Mixed Bill premiered tonight Northern Ballet opens its spring tour with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces performed at its award-winning headquarters. Tonight saw the premiere of Northern Ballet’s Premier Dancer Kenneth Tindall’s choreographic debut – Project #1. The Mixed Bill continues until 18th February […]

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Northern Ballet’s Madame Butterfly

February 6, 2012

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Ayana Kanda as Butterfly in Northern Ballet’s Madame Butterfly. Photo by Jason Tozer

Northern Ballet’s Madame Butterfly Northern Ballet media release For immediate release 6th February 2012 Northern Ballet to perform classic tragedy Madame Butterfly Northern Ballet is performing Madame Butterfly at the Leeds Grand Theatre from 29 February to 10 March, following successful performances of the production in Beijing last year. Madame Butterfly is directed and choreographed […]

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Houston Ballet announces 2012/13 season

January 25, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON World Premieres by Aszure Barton in September 2012 and Edwaard Liang in March 2013 Highlight Season Stanton Welch Stages New Production of The Rite of Spring in March 2013 to Mark Centennial of Landmark Work Company Premieres of George Balanchine’s Ballet Imperial, Mark Morris’s Pacific, and Twyla Tharp’s The Brahms-Haydn Variations Trey McIntyre’s Full-Length Peter Pan Returns to the Repertoire in June 2013 Cullen Series Returns with […]

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Northern Ballet in Perpetual Motion at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

January 25, 2012

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Northern Ballet Dancer Hannah Bateman. Photo by Jason Tozer

Northern Ballet in Perpetual Motion at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre Northern Ballet opens its spring tour with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces to be performed at its award-winning headquarters. Performances will take place from 9 – 18 February in the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, in Northern Ballet’s centre […]

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The Australian Ballet | Paul DeMasson

January 13, 2012

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Fiona Tonkin and Paul DeMasson in Giselle 1986 Photo courtesy of The Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet | Paul DeMasson The Australian Ballet is saddened to share the news of the passing of Mr Paul DeMasson, a former principal artist and ballet master with the company. He passed away yesterday after a short, aggressive illness. He was 57. The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister remembered Paul as a […]

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Northern Ballet announces Spring 2012 tour

December 23, 2011

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Northern Ballet announces Spring 2012 tour Northern Ballet will be bringing fairytale magic, Japanese beauty and the roaring twenties to theatres across the UK this Spring. The spring tour will open with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces in their new home, at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in Leeds […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rudy Hawkes, Soloist, The Australian Ballet

May 9, 2011

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one male ballet dancer holds another female dancer in his arms on stage

Cupcakes & Conversation with Rudy Hawkes, Soloist, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? It’s actually 6.30am – to take my puppy, Gunther, out for a walk and a play. I really like this time of day, it’s a refreshing start before going to work. Why ballet? I’m a hyperactive […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Amy Harris, Soloist, The Australian Ballet

March 9, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Amy Harris, Soloist, The Australian Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Peanut butter and honey toast and a cup of tea. Why ballet? I found a passion for it when I was young and it was something I felt like I could actually do and do well, […]

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The Australian Ballet’s international smash Madame Butterfly, flies home

November 25, 2010

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  For immediate release Thursday 25 November 2010 An Australian classic flies home International smash Madame Butterfly returns   The Australian Ballet will begin 2011 with an epic production of love, tragedy and betrayal that has moved audiences around the globe.Stanton Welch’s Madame Butterfly has flown home after a decade-long absence, ready to transport Australian […]

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Stepping Out: The Australian Ballet launches 2011 season

September 14, 2010

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The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister launched the company’s 2011 season in Melbourne today. In 2011, the company reflects on its coming of age and celebrates its extensive international influence over the past 49 years. From classic, full-length ballets to exciting contemporary offerings, each work in the 2011 season has a significant place in […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kenneth Tindall, Premier Dancer, Northern Ballet

March 8, 2010

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  Cupcakes & Conversation with Kenneth Tindall, Premier Dancer, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I go through the same pattern most mornings; I get up at the last possible moment, think of a million excuses as to how I could have a little more sleep or a little […]

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