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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kit Holder, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

September 18, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kit Holder, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Coffee and music.  And another coffee. Why ballet? I was rubbish at football!  I have always loved music and dancing is a natural response.  To work with live music every day is one of my […]

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6 things you don’t know about Royal ballet weddings

April 29, 2011

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Prince William and Catherine Middleton

6 things you don’t know about Royal ballet weddings To celebrate the wedding of HRH Prince William & Catherine Middleton, Ballet News brings you 6 things you might not have associated with ballet including sparkling champagne bubbles, acres of tulle & tutus, flowers and of course, ballet! An underage wedding wasn’t always frowned upon in Royal […]

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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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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Pointes of View – reviewed

October 17, 2010

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Pointes of View  Birmingham Royal Ballet  Sadlers Wells, 16th October 2010  Birmingham Royal Ballet’s visit to London closes with this triple bill entitled Pointes of View, which promises such varied treats as Concerto, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue & In the Upper Room.   Alexander Campbell had an excellent show; in fact he’s been consistently excellent all […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet Autumn Tour updated details

September 2, 2010

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Romeo and Juliet Iain Mackay as Romeo and Jenna Roberts as Juliet. Photograph : Roy Smiljanic In the Upper Room Elisha Willis Angela Paul Carol-Anne Millar Jonathan Payn Robert Parker and James Grundy. Photograph : Bill Cooper Media release: Thursday 2 September 2010BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2010 AUTUMN SEASON KICKS OFF at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME Kenneth MacMillan’s […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet Quantum Leaps

November 11, 2009

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Birmingham Royal Ballet Quantum Leaps Powder | E=mc² | The Centre and its Opposite Sadlers Wells, 10th November 2009 Elisha Willis & Joseph Caley in E=mc² Photo :  Bill Cooper Birmingham Royal Ballet’s autumn season arrived in London this week and it is a chance to see this forward-thinking, powerhouse of a Company on top […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jamie Bond, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

October 26, 2009

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Cupcakes & conversation with Jamie Bond, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet Photo :  Andrew Ross Bond can be seen dancing The Prince from The Nutcracker which opens at the Hippodrome on Nov 27 – Dec 13. This interview begins a major season of interviews and news as the Company arrive in London shortly. What motivates you […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker

October 16, 2009

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The Nutcracker Natasha Oughtred as Sugar Plum Fairy and Jamie Bond as the Prince Photo : Bill Cooper Birmingham Royal Ballet’s spectacular production of The Nutcracker returns to its home theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome, for 22 performances only, from Friday 27 November to Sunday 13 December 2009. A true delight for the all the family, Birmingham […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet – Natasha Oughtred becomes a Principal dancer

July 3, 2009

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Regular readers will know that last month I interviewed Natasha, then a First Soloist with Birmingham Royal Ballet, for my “Cupcakes” series, and I’m delighted to be able to report that she has been promoted to the highest rank of Principal. Here is the full Press Release : BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS & NEW […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet – Natasha Oughtred

June 26, 2009

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Photo : Tamara Oughtred Regular readers will recall that I recently interviewed Natasha Oughtred from Birmingham Royal Ballet. Natasha mentioned that she would be dancing in, amongst other things, Galanteries & The Dream. Here is rehearsal footage of The Dream, where Natasha and the other dancers are being coached by Royal Ballet dancers Dame Antoinette […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Natasha Oughtred, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

June 10, 2009

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Natasha Oughtred, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

  Cupcakes & conversation with Natasha Oughtred, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet Please note – Natasha has been promoted to Principal since this interivew was published. Natasha will be dancing in The Two Pigeons at the Birmingham Hippodrome on June 18th at 2pm and 19th at 7.30pm and later in Galanteries, The Dance House and […]

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