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Queensland Ballet announces new dancers for 2015

December 13, 2014

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Queensland Ballet announces new dancers for 2015 Queensland Ballet has announced it will welcome a new Principal Dancer, a new Soloist, several new Company Dancers and eight Young Artists to its talented ensemble of dancers in 2015. Two of the National Ballet of Cuba’s top dancers will join Queensland Ballet next year: Yanela Piňera will […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY 2013

July 8, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY 2013 At the end of the 2012/2013 Season, Birmingham Royal Ballet is able to announce:   The following dancers are promoted: Momoko Hirata is promoted from First Soloist to Principal. Tyrone Singleton is promoted from First Soloist to Principal. Yijing Zhang is promoted from Artist to First Artist.   The […]

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Queensland Ballet announces two new Principals to join the Company in 2013

October 25, 2012

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Giselle Matthew Lawrence as Albrecht photo Andy Ross

Queensland Ballet announces two new Principals to join the Company in 2013  Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Director Li Cunxin has announced two exciting additions to the Company in 2013. Matthew Lawrence, former Principal at the Birmingham Royal Ballet, will join the Company as Principal Dancer, and Huang Jun Shuang, former Principal at the Houston Ballet, will […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet in Opposites Attract

October 24, 2012

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Maureya Lebowitz with Artists of Birmingham Royal Ballet in ŒMarch of the Trolls¹; photo: Bill Cooper

Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet in Opposites Attract Birmingham Royal Ballet’s dancers are on top form over three different styles in one night that make up Opposites Attract – Take Five, Lyric Pieces and Grosse Fuge. David Bintley’s Take Five is jazzy (The Dave Brubeck Quartet) and split into 6 sections – Take […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET PRINCIPAL DANCER CHOREOGRAPHS ROUTINE FOR FIVE TIMES BRITISH CHAMPION GYMNAST AHEAD OF LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES

May 28, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET PRINCIPAL DANCER CHOREOGRAPHS ROUTINE FOR FIVE TIMES BRITISH CHAMPION GYMNAST AHEAD OF LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES One of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Principal dancers, Matthew Lawrence, is currently just as busy in a gymnastics hall as he is on the stage as he works on his latest exciting creation – a routine for […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet Spring Passions

March 14, 2012

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Daphnis and Chloë Elisha Willis as Chloë and Iain Mackay as Daphnis photo Bill Cooper

Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet Spring Passions Spring Passions – Daphnis and Chloë/The Two Pigeons Birmingham Royal Ballet London Coliseum Tuesday, 13th March 2012 For every saucepan, there’s a lid. But how they became separated and what happens along the way, well, that’s a whole ballet.  So it is with The Two Pigeons. […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Matthew Lawrence, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

March 13, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Matthew Lawrence, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Coffee Why ballet? It’s the most unique, and when done well, most insightful of art forms. Who would you most like to dance with & what would you dance? With my wife (Gaylene Cummerfield) dancing Giselle. […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet – the first 20 years in photographs

December 1, 2010

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Birmingham Royal Ballet was formed when the Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet (as it was known then) was invited by Birmingham City Council and the Birmingham Hippodrome to set up a permanent base at the theatre. 20 years later, Birmingham Royal Ballet has decided to show off it’s diverse and rich repertoire, where they average 130 […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet announces an evening of ballet

January 18, 2010

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Lots of exciting news to reveal from Birmingham Royal Ballet – the Company’s 20th Anniversary celebrations begin with The Sleeping Beauty and an evening of music and dance, for one night only, hosted by Alan Titchmarsh : Nao Sakuma as Princess Aurora and Chi Cao as Prince Florimund Photograph :  Bill Cooper MEDIA RELEASE: 18.01.2010 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET BRINGS […]

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