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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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DANCEWORKS INTERNATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY SUMMER SCHOOL INTENSIVE

March 5, 2016

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DANCEWORKS INTERNATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY SUMMER SCHOOL INTENSIVE JULY 18th – 29th 2016, AT DANCEWORKS STUDIOS, MAYFAIR, LONDON. This unique 10-day intensive is open to ballet students of all levels from 6-18 years. It will be taught by teachers of the very highest calibre, including Michaela DePrince (Dutch National Ballet and film First Position), Erico Montes […]

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Dutch National Ballet | MICHAELA DEPRINCE IS THE NEW AMBASSADOR OF WAR CHILD HOLLAND

February 18, 2016

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MICHAELA DEPRINCE IS THE NEW AMBASSADOR OF WAR CHILD HOLLAND Michaela DePrince (21) has been announced as the new ambassador of War Child Holland. Michaela is a Sierra Leonean-American ballet dancer, and has been dancing for the Dutch National Ballet since 2013. “War Child is incredibly proud to have Michaela as a new ambassador”, said […]

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Dutch National Ballet | MICHAELA DEPRINCE MAKES HER DEBUT AS A PRINCIPAL IN THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING

December 2, 2015

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Michaela DePrince (Clara) & Oscar Valdes (Nutcracker) in rehearsal for The Nutcracker & the Mouse King

Dutch National Ballet | MICHAELA DEPRINCE MAKES HER DEBUT AS A PRINCIPAL IN THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING * Principals announced for The Nutcracker and the Mouse King * Michaela DePrince makes her debut as Clara * Guest artists Daniel Camargo & Matthew Golding in the role of the prince * Principals Maia Makhateli […]

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Dutch National Ballet | FILM RIGHTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY

March 26, 2015

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FILM RIGHTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY MICHAELA DEPRINCE BOUGHT BY MGM Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has acquired the rights to the Michaela DePrince and Elaine DePrince’s children’s novel Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina. MGM will adapt the book into a feature length film with Alloy Entertainment. The book follows Michaela DePrince’s life as an orphan in war-torn Sierra […]

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Dutch National Ballet | MICHAELA DEPRINCE GUEST ON TEDxAMSTERDAM 2014

November 4, 2014

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Dutch National Ballet | MICHAELA DEPRINCE GUEST ON TEDxAMSTERDAM 2014 Michaela Deprince, a dancer with the Dutch National Ballet, will be one of the speakers during TEDxAmsterdam 2014. The organization recently published a first list of speakers. The annual inspirational conference for thinkers and doers will take place on Friday, November 28th, 2014 at the […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Taking Flight – Michaela & Elaine DePrince

September 14, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Taking Flight – Michaela & Elaine DePrince You probably won’t recognise the name Mabinty Bangura. You may have heard of Michaela DePrince, the extraordinarily flexible dancer from Sierra Leone whose story has been published for young adults. DePrince lived in Sierra Leone, West Africa, during the civil war, and the horrors […]

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Dutch National Ballet | BIOGRAPHY OF MICHAELA DEPRINCE PUBLISHED MID-SEPTEMBER 2014

July 11, 2014

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Dutch National Ballet | BIOGRAPHY OF MICHAELA DEPRINCE PUBLISHED MID-SEPTEMBER 2014 * Taking Flight published on 13 September 2014 in the Netherlands * International release on 14 October 2014 * Biography written in collaboration with her mother Taking Flight, the biography of Michaela DePrince from Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company, will be published in mid-September. […]

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Ballet News reviews | First Position

April 28, 2012

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Ballet News reviews | First Position First Position is a documentary film, following the fortunes of seven children between the ages of 10-17 (during filming) as they compete for scholarships at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) in 2010. YAGP is an annual competition for students aged 9-19 and the final is held in New York, where only […]

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