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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large

January 3, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large Tatiana Leskova is one of the last surviving pupils of dancers from the golden age of the Imperial Russian Ballet; the daughter of exiled Russians whose mother, Helena, conceived her in Venice, Italy, and born in Paris in 1922. This biography, first published in Brazil and […]

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Ballet News World Exclusive : Venus Villa & Yonah Acosta reach for the stars

April 5, 2011

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Recently I caught up with Ballet News favourite Venus Villa, who was rehearsing with Carlos Acosta’s nephew Yonah Acosta. Yonah recently completed his training in Cuba and has joined English National Ballet as a First Artist.  His technique and partnering are already well defined, and I reviewed his first performance for the company, in Suite en […]

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GISELLE IN 3D – THE WORLD’S FIRST 3D BALLET IN CINEMAS ACROSS THE UK FROM MARCH 29th

March 23, 2011

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GISELLE IN 3D – THE WORLD’S FIRST 3D BALLET IN CINEMAS ACROSS THE UK FROM MARCH 29th GISELLE IN 3D from the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg is the world’s first 3D ballet and will be screening at cinemas across the UK on March 29th and April 3rd. This exquisite, classical ballet has been […]

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