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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black

July 6, 2016

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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black Here’s a charming opportunity to get to know Ballet Black a little better. The company was founded in 2001 by Royal Academy of Dance and Durham University graduate Cassa Pancho, and provides a vital platform for young, aspiring dancers of black and Asian descent. It was felt […]

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo, new line up for The South Bank Show is revealed

March 25, 2013

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Tim Minchin, Alison Balsom,   David Hare, Alfie Boe, Tamara Rojo, Paula Rego and Tracey Emin – new line up   for The South Bank Show is revealed The most respected arts programme in the world, The South Bank Show, returns to Sky Arts on 18   April with a great line-up of in-depth interviews, showcasing […]

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February 6, 2013

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South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2013 nominees announced TX: 14 March, Sky Arts 1 HD, 9.30pm The nominees are announced today for the South Bank Sky Arts Awards, the only awards ceremony to celebrate the UK’s towering achievements across all genres of the arts over the past year. The 2012 Olympics not only brought a […]

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer

June 15, 2012

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Carlos Acosta: Premieres - Photocall

Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer Billed as “an exploration of the role of the male dancer, developed within classical ballet over the last century,” the welcome return of The South Bank Show puts the spotlight on three of the best male dancers who have made the biggest impact on ballet – Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and […]

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The South Bank Show | The Male dancer

May 9, 2012

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The South Bank Show The most respected arts programme in the world is revived on Sky Arts from 27th May on Sky Arts 1 HD From Broadway to Bow, from the First World War   to female songwriters, The South Bank Show returns to screens this May with a   brand new, exclusive line up, […]

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Ballet NEWS | BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET SCOOPS PRESTIGIOUS THE SOUTH BANK SHOW AWARD

January 27, 2010

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dancer dressed as Geisha

I’m sure you’ll all join me in congratulating Birmingham Royal Ballet on their much deserved win.  I saw this programme last year and regular readers will recall my surprise at being almost catapulted from my seat in The Manhattan Project.  The ballet is adventurous and engaging, with great use of the stage from the dancers as you’d […]

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