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English National Ballet Giselle CASTING

November 2, 2016

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English National Ballet's Giselle by Mary Skeaping. Dancer: Alison McWhinney

English National Ballet Giselle CASTING the classic ballet by Mary Skeaping   London Coliseum Wednesday 11 – Sunday 22 January 2017 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £14 – £79 Following the world premiere of Akram Khan’s reinterpretation of Giselle in autumn 2016, Mary Skeaping’s classic production returns to English National Ballet’s repertoire, with […]

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PER AQUUM BRINGS BALLET TO THE MALDIVES

August 8, 2016

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PER AQUUM BRINGS BALLET TO THE MALDIVES From Russia to the Indian Ocean with Love Until now the only type of ballet to be found in the Maldives has been the graceful antics of manta rays. PER AQUUM is changing the tempo this August with one-of-a-kind performances at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi and PER AQUUM […]

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The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extended at London Coliseum in August 2015

June 23, 2015

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The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre season extended at London Coliseum in August 2015 FIVE EXTRA PERFORMANCES OF SWAN LAKE ADDED 13-23 August   The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre has announced that it will extend its run at London’s Coliseum this August 2015 for the second time, adding a further five extra performances of Swan Lake. […]

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Ardani Artists presents the UK Premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge

November 12, 2014

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Ardani Artists presents the UK Premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge 14th, 16th & 18th April 2015, London Coliseum   Ardani Artists is proud to present the UK premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge at the London Coliseum for just three performances, 14th 16th and 18th April 2015. A star of the Mariinsky […]

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LIVE CINEMA BROADCAST OF MARIINSKY BALLET’S LA BAYADÈRE

June 6, 2014

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LIVE CINEMA BROADCAST OF MARIINSKY BALLET’S LA BAYADÈRE FROM THE MARIINSKY THEATRE, ST. PETERSBURG: JULY 14, 2014 On Monday 14th July the Mariinsky Ballet’s legendary production of La Bayadère will be broadcast live* to cinemas across the UK and Ireland from the historic Mariinsky Theatre. Originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and first premiered in 1877, […]

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KINGS OF THE DANCE

January 21, 2014

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KINGS OF THE DANCE 19th – 22nd MARCH 2014, LONDON COLISEUM The critically-acclaimed KINGS OF THE DANCE makes its UK debut at the London Coliseum, Wednesday 19th – Saturday 22nd March 2014, showcasing the phenomenal artistry, style and power of its celebrated male dancers. The current KINGS OF THE DANCE line-up showcases the incomparable Roberto […]

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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet | Murder & backstage intrigue

November 7, 2013

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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet | Murder & backstage intrigue Q DANCE PROGRAMME CELEBRATES  INNOVATIVE DANCE Winnipeg, MB – Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents the groundbreaking work of Artistic Director and choreographer Peter Quanz in the fifth installment of Q DANCE, from November 13-16, 2013 at the Gas Station Arts Centre. The sold-out run is an […]

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THE UK PREMIERE OF KINGS OF THE DANCE

September 10, 2013

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Ivan Vasiliev in La Bayadère. Photo by Rosalie O'Connor.

THE UK PREMIERE OF KINGS OF THE DANCE 19th – 22nd MARCH 2014, LONDON COLISEUM The critically-acclaimed KINGS OF THE DANCE makes its UK debut at the London Coliseum, Wednesday 19th – Saturday 22nd March 2014, showcasing the phenomenal artistry, style and power of its celebrated male dancers. The current KINGS OF THE DANCE line-up […]

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The Royal Ballet announces Guest Casting this Autumn

September 2, 2013

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The Royal Ballet announces Guest Casting this Autumn

The Royal Ballet announces Guest Casting   The Royal Ballet has announced that two guest principals have been invited to perform at Covent Garden this Autumn. Evgenia Obraztsova, Principal of The Bolshoi Ballet, and Iana Salenko, Principal of Staatsoper Berlin, will dance roles in Carlos Acosta’s new production of Don Quixote and Romeo & Juliet. Evgenia Obraztsova Evgenia Obraztsova will […]

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The Hong Kong National Ballet | Nearly 6,000 people enchanted by Swan Lake last week

August 29, 2013

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Last Call: Nearly 6,000 people enchanted by Swan Lake last week Ultimate classical ballet already enjoyed by community groups Only 5 performances left – Buy tickets now! There will be 5 more performances of this crowd-pleasing favourite at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre until 1st September 2013. Nearly 6,000 people watched last week’s performances of […]

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Mariinsky Ballet’s Xander Parish joins Andris Liepa’s SAISONS RUSSES

July 9, 2013

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XANDER PARISH joins Andris Liepa’s SAISONS RUSSES at the Coliseum July 16-20 XANDER PARISH, dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet, comes to London next week with Andris Liepa’s Saisons Russes to perform the lead role in ‘Chopiniana’ and to make his debut in ‘Le Spectre de la Rose’.  Born in East Yorkshire, Xander began dancing in […]

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Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg to leave The Royal Ballet at the end of 2012/13 season

June 3, 2013

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Alina Cojocaru Photograph : Andrej Uspenski

Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg to leave The Royal Ballet at the end of 2012/13 season Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg have announced they will leave The Royal Ballet at the end of the 2012/13 season to pursue other artistic challenges. Their last performance at the Royal Opera House as members of The Royal Ballet will […]

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Vaslav Nijinsky

February 14, 2013

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Vaslav Nijinsky Russian Ballet Icons Gala and Dinner 2013   Grand annual gala to celebrate the life and work of the legendary dancer   The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2013, a grand gala evening dedicated to Vaslav Nijinsky will be held on the 10th March 2013 on the stage […]

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LANDMARK SEASON FOR THE MARIINSKY THEATRE

December 18, 2012

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LANDMARK SEASON FOR THE MARIINSKY THEATRE OPENING OF NEW OPERA HOUSE IN ST. PETERSBURG, MULTIMEDIA AND 3D PRODUCTIONS OF MARIINSKY PERFORMANCES AND EXTENSIVE INTERNATIONAL TOUR The new Mariinsky theatre (Mariinsky II) scheduled to open Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 May, 2013 The Mariinsky Theatre’s 2012/2013 landmark season, which includes an extraordinary schedule of tours, performances, […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Russian Ballet Icons Gala

March 9, 2012

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Aline Cojocaru

Russian Ballet Icons Gala London Coliseum Sunday 4th March 2012 What a night. The thing about this Gala series is that you don’t get standard gala fare – Don Quixote, Swan Lake etc,. Galas can present the kind of difficulties that you don’t find in the standard repertory and arise out of a lack of rehearsal […]

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American Ballet Theatre’s Ethan Stiefel to retire

January 23, 2012

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ETHAN STIEFEL TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Ethan Stiefel, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 1997, will retire from the Company at the conclusion of the 2012 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  Stiefel will give his farewell […]

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Hamburg Ballet’s John Neumeier choreographs Dialogue for Diana Vishneva in St. Petersburg, Moscow and New York

September 28, 2011

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P R E S S   R E L E A S E       Hamburg, September 28th, 2011   Hamburg Ballet’s John Neumeier choreographs Dialogue for Diana Vishneva in St. Petersburg, Moscow and New York John Neumeier is creating a ballet called Dialogue for Diana Vishneva. The Artistic Director of The HAMBURG BALLET and […]

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Ballet NEWS | Mariinsky Ballet London visit – celebrating 50 years of Russian ballet in London

December 29, 2010

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It’s 50 years since the Mariinsky Ballet were first presented to Londoners by Victor Hochhauser, and this summer they will return with a much anticipated line-up. The Mariinsky Ballet will pay tribute to Jerome Robbins & George Balanchine with Balanchine’s Scotch Symphony, Ballet Imperial & In the Night.  The company also pays homage to Fokine […]

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Ballet NEWS | Ballet Gala @ The London Coliseum, in homage to Rudolph Nureyev

February 15, 2010

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Ballet NEWS | Ballet Gala @ The London Coliseum, in homage to Rudolph Nureyev

A gala night is planned as a tribute to Nureyev in March.  As you can see, there are a great many dance stars who will be dancing on the night.  Don’t miss the chance to see Igor Zelensky in London, and Polina Semionova will be back later in the summer to guest for English National Ballet […]

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BALLET NEWS | Northern Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Scottish Ballet

December 24, 2009

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NORTHERN BALLET THEATRE The fabulously talented dancers of Northern Ballet Theatre recently danced in a Gala night, and here are the highlights, set to Only By The Night by the equally great Kings of Leon. There will be much more from the company dancers next year, right here. BALLET THEATRE UK Ballet Theatre UK have […]

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