Tag Archives: Marguerite Porter

A STAR-STUDDED GALA EVENING OF DANCE AND SONG IN AID OF THE YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL

August 12, 2013

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A STAR-STUDDED GALA EVENING OF DANCE AND SONG IN AID OF THE YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL Celebrating its 40th anniversary SADLER’S WELLS – Sunday September 29th at 7.00pm Tickets: £12 to £85 Hosted by SIR ANTHONY DOWELL and SIR DEREK JACOBI and with stars of the ROYAL BALLET, BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET, SCOTTISH BALLET, NORTHERN BALLET, ENGLISH NATIONAL […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Marianela Nuñez to perform The Dying Swan

January 15, 2013

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Marianela Nunez on stage

The Royal Ballet’s Marianela Nuñez to perform The Dying Swan On February 18th from 6.30pm a new film, Madam and The Dying Swan (a tribute to Dame Ninette de Valois) will be screened in the Linbury Studio at The Royal Opera House. The film covers the history of The Dying Swan solo, which de Valois […]

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Ballet News suggests…

June 15, 2012

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Ballet News suggests… Random Act No 150 To Your Health by Keaton Henson, and starring Elizabeth Harrod (Mrs Steven McRae) Channel 4, Choreography – Marguerite Porter

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An English Ballet | Ninette de Valois

July 18, 2011

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An English Ballet In 1981 Ninette de Valois, the founder of English Ballet, spoke at the Yorkshire Ballet Seminars.  This book, An English Ballet, combines that talk with her 1955 article, Some Problems of Ballet Today, along with Sir Peter Wright’s Madam’s Memorial Address; these two extras take up the second half of the book which […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Young British Dancer of the Year Award 2011

February 10, 2011

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PRESS RELEASE The Young British Dancer of the Year Award 2011 (YBDY) commences with preliminary rounds on Saturday 12 March with the final taking place at the Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House Covent Garden on Saturday 19 March. Manuel Legris, Artistic Director of Vienna State Opera Ballet, becomes Chairman of the YBDY 2011 panel […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet’s Carlos Acosta and The Dying Swan

July 1, 2009

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Photo : Johan Persson Regular readers will already be aware of this upcoming show. However, I promised you some news. Did you groan at the prospect of seeing another Dying Swan in the programme ? Thought you’d seen it all before ? Close, but no cigar. Ballet superstar Carlos Acosta Rather like Ida, the 47 […]

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