Tag Archives: Maina Gielgud

The Australian Ballet’s Giselle: undying love and unearthly dancing combine in the ultimate Romantic ballet

December 22, 2014

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Madeleine Eastoe in Giselle. Photo by Dan Boud

The Australian Ballet’s Giselle: undying love and unearthly dancing combine in the ultimate Romantic ballet One of the world’s most heart-rending classics and oldest ballets in repertoire history will sweep audiences off their feet when The Australian Ballet opens its 2015 Melbourne season with the Romantic blockbuster Giselle. Maina Gielgud’s critically acclaimed production will return […]

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The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the ultimate Romantic ballet

November 21, 2014

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Madeleine Eastoe as Giselle. photo by Dan Boud

An ethereal masterpiece: The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the ultimate Romantic ballet One of the world’s most heart-rending classics and oldest ballets in repertoire history will sweep audiences off their feet when The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the Romantic blockbuster, Giselle. Maina Gielgud’s critically acclaimed production will return for the first […]

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English National Ballet announces Vadim Muntagirov in new star ranking Lead Principal

December 13, 2012

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English National Ballet announces Vadim Muntagirov in new star ranking Lead Principal  English National Ballet has awarded Vadim Muntagirov with a new Lead Principal title. This dancer accolade has been awarded to Vadim in recognition of his exceptional dance ability. Vadim Muntagirov said: “I am very happy to be promoted and thank you to Tamara […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS RUDOLF NUREYEV’S VIBRANT MASTERPIECE DON QUIXOTE

April 4, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS RUDOLF NUREYEV’S VIBRANT MASTERPIECE DON QUIXOTE   Boston Ballet’s Spring Season of Dance Continues at The Boston Opera House   BOSTON, MA – April 4, 2012 – Boston Ballet presents Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote, April 26 – May 6, at The Boston Opera House, continuing the 2012 spring season of dance. The […]

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English National Ballet celebrates the legacy of the Ballets Russes in a season of heritage pieces and new work at the London Coliseum

February 10, 2012

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an artists impression of The Rite of Spring by Noemi Manalang

English National Ballet celebrates the legacy of the Ballets Russes in a season of heritage pieces and new work at the London Coliseum   Beyond Ballets Russes, London Coliseum Call 0871 911 0200 Book online for Programme One and Programme Two Tickets £10 – £67   Programme 1 22 – 27 March L’après-midi d’un faune, Faun(e), […]

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The Australian Ballet turns 50 and looks better than ever!

January 22, 2012

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Amber Scott from The Australian Ballet and Patrick Thaiday from Bangarra Dance Theatre. Photography Jess Bialek

For immediate release Sunday 22 January 2012 The Australian Ballet turns 50 and looks better than ever! A year of highlights begins with a chance to create a ballet for us The Australian Ballet has returned to the rehearsal studio this week in preparation for the company’s landmark 50th anniversary season in 2012. Artistic Director David McAllister […]

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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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English National Ballet | The Nutcracker starring Venus Villa & Yonah Acosta

December 21, 2011

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two ballet dancers in reherasal for The Nutcracker

English National Ballet | The Nutcracker Back in October I published The Nutcracker casting for English National Ballet’s new production.  Ballet News favourites Venus Villa and Yonah Acosta take centre stage in December : Casting in order of Clara, Nephew/Prince, and the Nutcracker * Monday 26 December 2:30pm (F) Venus Villa, Yonah Acosta and Laurent Liotardo F […]

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English National Ballet : Black & White

March 17, 2011

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Yonah Acosta

Resolution Photography throughout : Helen Maybanks Black & White English National Ballet London Coliseum 16th March 2011 Five ballets in one hit make quite an impact – first-timers to the ballet will find something to love in this programme. Wayne Eagling’s Resolution, based on Mahler’s Rückert Lieder is a collection of five songs, beautifully and clearly […]

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English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentová & Vadim Muntagirov in rehearsal

March 15, 2011

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If you’ve been entranced by Agony & Ecstasy, the three-part documentary series following English National Ballet over the course of 2010, you might be surprised to discover that neither Romeo & Juliet nor The Nutcracker are currently being performed.  Instead they have innovatively scheduled, among others, a hint of Swan Lake (Black Swan pas de deux) and […]

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Discover today’s Romeo

October 8, 2010

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Picture the scene.  There you are, in a costume fitting, just one of many and nothing out of the ordinary; part of ballet company life as a First Artist.  And then, Wham !  The costume you are being fitted for quite clearly belongs with the Principal role.  What a way to find out your casting […]

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