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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle National Tour

September 8, 2016

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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle National Tour Tuesday 27 Sept – Saturday 19 Nov 2016 Tickets: £10.75 – £58.15   Casting announced, Tamara Rojo, Alina Cojocaru, Fernanda Oliveira and Madison Keesler perform in the role of Giselle. Isaac Hernandez, James Streeter and Fernando Bufalá perform in the role of Albrecht. A new version […]

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English National Ballet’s Swan Lake

January 7, 2015

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English National Ballet's Swan Lake photographed by Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet’s Swan Lake English National Ballet’s Swan Lake opens at the London Coliseum tonight, with Alina Cojocaru and Ivan Vasiliev in the title roles.

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English National Ballet’s Coppelia In Pictures

July 23, 2014

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Laurretta Summerscales as Prayer in English National Ballet's Coppelia

English National Ballet’s Coppélia In Pictures English National Ballet’s production of Coppélia opens tonight at the London Coliseum, with Yonah Acosta and Shiori Kase both making debuts as Franz and Swanlida respectively. Both have recently been promoted – Acosta to Principal and Kase to First Soloist.

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NATASHA KAPLINSKY TO HOST 2014 EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION ALONGSIDE NEW JUDGING PANEL

April 16, 2014

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NATASHA KAPLINSKY TO HOST 2014 EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION ALONGSIDE NEW JUDGING PANEL English National Ballet is pleased to announce the Emerging Dancer Competition 2014 will be hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky, with tickets now on sale. The Competition, generously supported in its fifth year by Talbot Hughes McKillop (THM), will be held on Monday 19 May […]

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English National Ballet Announces New Starters Autumn 2013

July 29, 2013

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English National Ballet Announces New Starters Autumn 2013

English National Ballet Announces New Starters Autumn 2013   English National Ballet announces the following new dancers, with effect from the new Autumn Season:   Alina Cojocaru (Royal Ballet) – Lead Principal Dancer Fernando Bufala (Barcelona Ballet, English National Ballet, Royal Ballet School) – Soloist D Jeanette Kakareka (The Rock School and San Francisco Ballet School) – 1st […]

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San Francisco Ballet Company Roster Update

April 19, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet Company Roster Update San Francisco Ballet has announced the promotion of Elizabeth Powell to corps de ballet member, effective immediately. Hailing from Boston, Powell joined the SF Ballet School during the 2007 Summer Session and participated in the 2010-11 Trainee Program. She began her professional career in 2011 as an apprentice with […]

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Ballet Business | How to be a media-savvy ballet dancer or student

February 20, 2012

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Ballet Business | How to work with the media In an earlier feature, How to get into ballet, I outlined the early stages of a ballet career and some of the pitfalls you might want to watch out for. As part & parcel of your professional ballet career – a visual art form – photographs of you could (and hopefully, will) end up in the media – here on Ballet […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Madison Keesler, Corps de ballet, San Francisco Ballet

June 25, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Madison Keesler, Corps de Ballet, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? For the most part, Monday is San Francisco Ballet’s one free day so if I’m not in bed sleeping chances are my motivation to get up is a massage appointment. What are you looking […]

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English National Ballet | The story of a Swan Lake tutu

June 2, 2010

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Swan Lake and its iconic tutus Think of a traditional Swan Lake and then magnify the spectacle. English National Ballet’s in-the-round version has 60 swans gliding across the stage together – a traditional production might have only 20. For the busy wardrobe department, this makes a lot of work, and is one of the elements of […]

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