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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014

July 22, 2014

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014 To The Royal Ballet Reece Clarke Calvin Richardson Gina Storm-Jensen Grace Blundell Grace Horler   To Birmingham Royal Ballet Alexander Bird Edivaldo Souza da Silva   To Bavarian State Ballet Maud-Hélène Treille   To Stuttgart Ballet Adam Russell-Jones   To Royal Danish Ballet Drew Nelson Samuel Rees   […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Aleksandar Antonijevic’s Photography Exhibit Opens

April 23, 2014

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Photograph : Aleksandar Antonijevic

Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic’s Photography Exhibit Opens May 1Berenson Fine Art Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic’s photography exhibit,Till We Meet Again, A Love Letter, opens May 1, 2014 at Berenson Fine Art in Toronto as part of CONTACT, Toronto’s international photography festival. The exhibition features 25 portraits of Artists of The National Ballet of Canada and is […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson’s Extraordinary Winter Season

February 20, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson’s Extraordinary Winter Season Final Swan Lake Debut in A Month in the Country  Tatiana in Onegin This Winter Season will feature the extraordinary talents of Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson with her final Swan Lake, her debut as Natalia in A Month in the Country and her return […]

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY

February 1, 2014

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY The directorate of de Theaterschool of the Amsterdam School of the Arts has appointed Jean-Yves Esquerre to become the new artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy from 3 March 2014. Jan Zoet, director de Theaterschool: “I am proud that, together with […]

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season

November 20, 2013

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season   The Genée international Ballet Competition proves to be a great springboard for aspiring professional dancers once again. This year’s Genée, held in Glasgow, saw 58 candidates enter from 14 different countries. After a week of intensive training and competition […]

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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet | Murder & backstage intrigue

November 7, 2013

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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet | Murder & backstage intrigue Q DANCE PROGRAMME CELEBRATES  INNOVATIVE DANCE Winnipeg, MB – Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents the groundbreaking work of Artistic Director and choreographer Peter Quanz in the fifth installment of Q DANCE, from November 13-16, 2013 at the Gas Station Arts Centre. The sold-out run is an […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON

July 6, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON World Premieres by Melissa Hough, James Kudelka, Garrett Smith and Stanton Welch Highlight Season Company Presents North American Premiere of David Bintley’s Three-Act Aladdin in February 2014 Eight New Works Enter the Company’s Repertoire, including Ji•í Kylián’s Sechs Tanze and Stanton Welch’s Of Blessed Memory Houston Ballet Celebrates Stanton Welch’s […]

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Northern Ballet focuses spotlight on emerging and established international talent

April 15, 2013

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Northern Ballet focuses spotlight on emerging and established international talent Northern Ballet returns home in June with a showcase of outstanding emerging and established international choreography. The Company will perform a mixed programme at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in its award-winning headquarters in Leeds from Wednesday 5 to Sunday 9 June.   Following […]

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National Ballet of Canada’s Aleksandar Antonijevic new photography exhibition

April 1, 2013

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Photograph : Aleksandar Antonijevic

National Ballet of Canada’s Aleksandar Antonijevic new photography exhibition inFORMants As part of the 2013 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, Berenson Fine Art presents inFORMants, an exhibition of works by Aleksandar Antonijevic. The exhibition includes 25 colour prints in a limited edition of five each. The imagery reflects the title of the show, which informs, animates […]

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Young British Dancer of the Year 2013 – results announced

March 14, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School. Young British Dancer of the Year competition. Photography throughout : Patrick Baldwin

Young British Dancer of the Year 2013 – results announced The final of the 2013 Young British Dancer of the Year competition was held on Saturday 9 March at the Linbury Studio Theatre, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. The winners were: First:  Chisato Katsura (The Royal Ballet School) Second: Isabelle Brouwers (English National Ballet School) Third:  […]

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season

March 13, 2013

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season Today saw the launch of Artistic Director Kevin O’Hare’s second season at The Royal Ballet, and he was characteristically understated but also quietly confident that as his first season is going very well – the company is selling almost all of the tickets it offers – and is excited about the new season. Has […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Principal Casting Announced

February 20, 2013

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Alexandre Riabko, Anna Polikarpova and Otto Bubenicek of The Hamburg Ballet in Nijinsky.

National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Principal Casting Announced February 19, 2013… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the highly anticipated Canadian premiere of Nijinsky which opens the Winter Season in Toronto at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on March 2, 2013. Principal […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Canadian Premiere

February 7, 2013

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National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Canadian Premiere   Guillaume Côté, Skylar Campbell Dance Title Role The Hamburg Ballet’s Alexandre Riabko to Guest New! Ballet Talks Move into the Auditorium February 6, 2013… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté and Corps de Ballet member […]

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Famed International Dance Star José Manuel Carreño to Perform in Ballet San Jose’s DON QUIXOTE, Feb 15 and 17

February 5, 2013

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Famed International Dance Star José Manuel Carreño to Perform in Ballet San Jose’s DON QUIXOTE, Feb 15 and 17   Ballet San Jose has announced  the signing of famed international dance star José Manuel Carreño to perform the lead role of Basilio for BSJ’s company premiere of Don Quixote, staged by Wes Chapman after Marius […]

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CHOREOGRAPHER PETER QUANZ TO BE AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS STATE MEDAL

January 22, 2013

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CHOREOGRAPHER PETER QUANZ TO BE AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS STATE MEDAL   Winnipeg, Manitoba (January 21, 2012) – Internationally renowned Winnipeg-based choreographer Peter Quanz will be awarded the prestigious State Medal in Literature and the Arts by President Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn of the Republic of Buryatia, Russia next month on February 11, 2013.   The state medal recognizes […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Romeos & Juliets Nominated for Four Canadian Screen Awards

January 16, 2013

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National Ballet of Canada | Romeos & Juliets Nominated for Four Canadian Screen Awards Guillaume Côté and Elena Lobsonova Nominated for Best Performance  January 16, 2013…Romeos & Juliets, a one-hour documentary about the creation of The National Ballet of Canada’s Romeo and Juliet, received four nominations for the first-ever Canadian Screen Awards: Best Performing Arts Program, […]

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Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet attends Rural Retreat in the UK

January 9, 2013

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Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet, attends Rural Retreat in the UK <Hong Kong – 9 January 2012> At the beginning of January 2013, The Hong Kong Ballet’s Madeleine Onne was one of 28 Artistic Directors from the world’s foremost dance companies who attended the 10th Rural Retreat for dance leaders. The event, hosted […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S CINDERELLA BY DIRECTOR DAVID BINTLEY RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

November 2, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S CINDERELLA BY DIRECTOR DAVID BINTLEY RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   WITH CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DESIGNS by JOHN MACFARLANE Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, Southside, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4TB Wednesday 21 November – Sunday 9 December 2012 Box Office: 0844 338 5000 Following its world premiere season in Birmingham in 2010 and subsequent Christmas Day BBC […]

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SADLER’S WELLS CELEBRATES 15TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2013

October 30, 2012

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SADLER’S WELLS CELEBRATES 15TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2013   In 2013 it will be 15 years since Sadler’s Wells opened its current building, an event that marked the start of its journey to becoming the UK’s leading dance house. This special year will see a programme that includes contributions from all 14 Sadler’s Wells Associate Artists […]

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HOUSTON BALLET AWARDED THE NEW YORK CHOREOGRAPHIC INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP INITIATIVE GRANT TO SUPPORT CREATION OF A NEW WORK BY FIRST SOLOIST MELISSA HOUGH

August 4, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET AWARDED THE NEW YORK CHOREOGRAPHIC INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP INITIATIVE GRANT TO SUPPORT CREATION OF A NEW WORK BY FIRST SOLOIST MELISSA HOUGH  Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet has been awarded a Fellowship Initiative grant from the New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of New York City Ballet, to support the development of new choreography […]

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