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Mara Galeazzi Artistic Director for Together for Dance Gala

July 22, 2016

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Mara Galeazzi Artistic Director for Together for Dance Gala Tickets for One Dance UK’s Together for Dance Gala performance are now on sale Line-up announced for the dance event of the season.   One Dance UK announced that tickets are now available from £20 for the Together for Dance Gala, taking place at the Novello […]

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The Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season Announced

April 6, 2016

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The Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season Announced Today The Royal Ballet announced their plans for the 2016/17 season (marking 70 years since the Company reopened the Royal Opera House), which will include four world premieres and the return of Leanne Benjamin and Viviana Durante to coach Mayerling and Anastasia respectively. Darcey Bussell will return to coach […]

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Mara Galeazzi & Daria Klimentova headline international stars of ballet

June 23, 2014

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Mara Galeazzi & Daria Klimentova headline international stars of ballet HATCH HOUSE PRESENTS 5TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION INTERNATIONAL STARS OF BALLET AND DANCE SPECIAL GUEST STARS INCLUDE MARA GALEAZZI (ex-ROYAL BALLET) DARIA KLIMENTOVA (ex-ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET) ESTEBAN BERLANGA (SPANISH NATIONAL DANCE COMPANY) JORGE GARCIA, CINTIA DECASTELLI & DEBORA MAIQUES (BALLET BASEL) VITO MAZZEO & VICTORIA ANANYAN […]

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The Royal Ballet Promotions/Joiners/Leavers 2013/14

July 3, 2013

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The Royal Ballet Promotions/Joiners/Leavers 2013/14

The Royal Ballet Promotions/Joiners/Leavers 2013/14 The Royal Ballet announces promotions, joiners and leavers for the 2013/14 Season. Melissa Hamilton has been promoted to First Soloist. Olivia Cowley, Elizabeth Harrod and Fumi Kaneko have all been promoted to Soloist. Hayley Forskitt, Francesca Hayward and Tristan Dyer have been promoted to First Artists. Annette Buvoli and David Donnelly will join […]

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23 luglio 2013 Teatro Romano di Verona evento in esclusiva per l’addio alle scene di Mara Galeazzi

June 3, 2013

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23 luglio 2013 Teatro Romano di Verona evento in esclusiva per l’addio alle scene di Mara Galeazzi GALA con Primi  Ballerini  del ROYAL BALLET di Londra   Mara  Galeazzi, Lauren Cuthbertson, Sarah Lamb, Marianela Nuñez, Gary Avis, Steven McRae , Thiago Soares, Edward Watson ONEGIN passo a due del 3^ atto  tra Tatiana e Gremin Coreografia John Cranko […]

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Two dancers to leave The Royal Ballet

February 6, 2013

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Two dancers to leave The Royal Ballet

Two dancers to leave The Royal Ballet Mara Galeazzi, a Principal with The Royal Ballet, and First Artist Jonathan Watkins will leave the company this year. Galeazzi will retire from ballet in July this year to move to be with her husband in Oman, and her final performance will be in Monaco on June 29th in Manon. This means […]

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Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own

September 18, 2012

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Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own   A Gala Evening Performance CELEBRATION! ‘In a class of their own’ Featuring stars of The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet, Strictly Come Dancing, West End Productions and many more well-known artists who have generously agreed to perform. Directed by Wayne Sleep, Royal […]

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New English Ballet Theatre makes its London debut with Synergies in July

May 22, 2012

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NEW ENGLISH BALLET THEATRE Makes its London debut with SYNERGIES July 4th-8th Peacock Theatre, London WC2 as part of the Sadler’s Wells Spring/Summer 2012 season   New English Ballet Theatre, the brainwave of former ballet dancer, Karen Pilkington-Miksa, is one of the UK’s most innovative performance companies, infusing neoclassical ballet with collaborations in art, music, […]

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Ballet News | Your backstage pass into ballet – on the beach !

July 20, 2011

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Ballet News | Cupcakes and Conversation Volume 2 is published Ladies, Gentlemen and Children…. As you gleefully pack your trunks for the holidays, Ballet News has just published the second volume of the famous ‘Cupcakes & Conversation with…’ series of interviews with professional ballet dancers.  It’s perfect for your holidays because you bought a Kindle […]

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Galina Ulanova

May 6, 2011

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Galina Ulanova Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2011 – Galina Ulanova 100 anniversary A gala performance marking the centenary of the birth of legendary Russian ballerina Galina Ulanova will be held on 15th May at the London Coliseum, home of the English National Ballet. Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2011 will […]

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The Royal Ballet : casting for new season

April 14, 2011

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Following on from last night’s news about the new Royal Ballet season, I can now expand on the casting for the beginning of the season. Great to see Akane Takada tackling Aurora with Steven McRae in October – that’s one to book !  The Rojo/Acosta partnership is completely absent from Manon casting. Melissa Hamilton gets […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Mara Galeazzi & her GALA 2011

April 8, 2011

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GALA 2011 Sadlers Wells, London Sunday 3rd April 2011  From the age of 8, Royal Ballet Principal Mara Galeazzi wanted to help children in Africa to develop their souls.  With the universal language of dance now at her disposal and a huge dose of goodwill from her friends, Galeazzi has imaginatively produced two charity galas in consecutive years […]

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GALA 2011 – Royal Ballet principal Mara Galeazzi announces further details

February 23, 2011

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New details are emerging about Royal Ballet principal Mara Galeazzi’s GALA 2011.  As well as the details on the poster, the Gala will include a performance of the Black Swan pas de deux and The Royal Ballet’s Nehemiah Kish and Yuhui Choe will be dancing.

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Ballet NEWS | Mara Galeazzi and GALA2011

February 3, 2011

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News just in : A  special evening of dance, music and song Featuring  Mara Galeazzi Principal dancer of The Royal Ballet and a star-studded line-up of guest performers including PRINCIPALS of THE ROYAL BALLET, THE BALLETBOYZ, LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTECARLO, 4 POOFS & A PIANO and some surprise appearances. All specially invited by Mara to perform […]

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Ballet NEWSFLASH | Exclusive – Mara Galeazzi & GALA 2011

January 31, 2011

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Last year, Royal Ballet principal Mara Galeazzi organised a Gala evening of ballet & fun in aid of her charity, Dancing for the Children. Mara is organising another of her unique charity ‘GALAS’, together with friends from the ballet world and the wider world of entertainment at Sadlers Wells on 3 April at 7pm  ‘GALA 2011’   ‘GALA 2011’ will be in […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Wayne McGregor on DVD

January 19, 2011

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The diversity of Royal Ballet resident choreographer Wayne McGregor’s astonishing talent is demonstrated through Chroma, Infra and Limen, each created for The Royal Ballet. Intimate yet universal, light yet dark, frenetic yet lyrical, McGregor pursues his passion for exploring the inner workings of the human body and mind, his many-layered and beautiful dances providing visual, sensual and kinaesthetic stimulus […]

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The Royal Ballet to perform at the O2 next year

November 25, 2010

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE WORLD FAMOUS ROYAL BALLET PERFORMS THE WORLD’S GREATEST LOVE STORY AT THE O2 The Royal Ballet is thrilled to announce that it will dance a unique production of Romeo and Juliet at The O2 arena in June 2011. It will be the first time the world-renowned ballet company has danced in […]

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Ballet Gala in aid of The Honeypot Charity reviewed

November 8, 2010

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Ballet Gala in aid of Honeypot Charity Britten Theatre November 7th 2010 Galas can be tricky.  You could have presenters to introduce each piece, which the audience can tire of; you can choose standard gala fare which again, can put people off, or you can be bold and brave.  Mara Galeazzi did just that when […]

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Designs on Dance

October 1, 2010

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Recently I highlighted a new exhibition of designer Paul Smith’s portraits of Royal Ballet Principal dancers. Here are all of the images in the collection – enjoy ! So, do you have a favourite ? Do you like the way that the dancers are portrayed here or do you like to see dance poses ? […]

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LATEST Ballet NEWS – Royal Ballet La Bayadere new release & more

September 26, 2010

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Early next year see’s the much anticipated release of The Royal Ballet’s La Bayadere, starring Carlos Acosta and Tamara Rojo.  It’s available for pre-order via Opus Arte, or you can wait until it becomes available via other retailers such as Amazon.  Worth the purchase price just for those two, there is also the utterly sublime […]

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