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Ballet News | #aphotoadayinmay

April 29, 2012

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Ballet News | #aphotoadayinmay photographic challenge Readers, we’re off on an adventure ! #aphotoadayinmay is your chance to showcase your photography skills in a really easy way during May 2012. What happens is You take one photograph with your smartphone each day using the completely fabulous Instagram, based on the list in the photograph above, and try to […]

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Strictly week 6 – 10 remaining couples, 1 winner

November 6, 2010

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Tonight the couples take to the floor with a variety of dances to wow the judges and you at home. The show opens with the possibility of fireworks, as Kara & Artem take centre stage. Kara’s Salsa training has been quite up and down, but on the night she works the stairs, straight into some […]

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet Swan Lake UPDATE

May 26, 2010

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Photograph :  Daria Klimentová (Daria is a Senior Principal Dancer with ENB) Just to let you know that there is currently a £10 reduction in the ticket price for English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in-the-round, which opens at the Royal Albert Hall on June 9th. Photograph :  Daria Klimentová There is more information about the […]

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BALLET NEWS | Big Dance news plus Chanel & The Ballet Russes

April 26, 2010

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T-MOBILE BIG DANCE NEWS UPDATE • BIG DANCE AWARDS £50,000 TO INSPIRING DANCE PROJECTS ACROSS LONDON • SOUTHBANK CENTRE’S ‘DANCE ATLAS’ INSPIRES BIG WORLD DANCE • BIG DANCE SCHOOLS PLEDGE MOBILISES SCHOOLS ACROSS THE WORLD The T-Mobile Big Dance 2010 has awarded 50 grants to dance projects across the capital as part of its micro-grant […]

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BALLET NEWS | Darcey Bussell, The Royal Ballet, Tamara Rojo & Birmingham Royal Ballet

April 16, 2010

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Tamara Rojo head shot in black and white

Hi everyone, I’m going to start off with news about Darcey Bussell, who became Godmother to a ship last week – and launched it in some style, with four outfits. Next I wanted to stare with you a new video from The Royal Opera House, on the upcoming triple bill – Electric Counterpoint/New Scarlett/Carmen. Now for […]

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BALLET NEWS | Melissa Hamilton & Love Mayka, Marienela Nunez, The Royal Ballet, iTunes U – An Introduction to Ballet

April 6, 2010

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dancer in long black dress

Hi everyone, Lots of news for you; sit back with a cup of tea and enjoy ! Melissa Hamilton as Ballerina Mannaquine Photographer: Dave Wise Hywone Ahn :Hair & Make up First of all, I’d like to highlight an interview with love Mayka – “Cutting edge Fashion Designer ‘LoveMayka’ does Cinderella and Ballerinas”.  The photoshoot features […]

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BALLET NEWS | EXCLUSIVE with Royal Ballet dancers Bennet Gartside

March 25, 2010

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Earlier this week Bennet Gartside sat in the Royal Ballet office facing a team of three and was asked, an hour before the general rehearsal for The Judas Tree, “so, moment of truth; do you know it ?” Unfazed, he replied “I know what I know and I’ll do what I can do.” Photography throughout […]

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Ballet NEWS | Breaking news – THE BOLSHOI CASTING FOR LONDON

March 11, 2010

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The casting for the Bolshoi Ballet’s London visit has just arrived : Photograph :  Damir Yusopov July 2010 Mon 19 Bolshoi Ballet 7.30pm Spartacus Ivan Vasiliev Nina Kaptsova 1st night Svetlana Zakharova Alexander Volchkov Tue 20 Bolshoi Ballet 7.30pm Spartacus Pavel Dmitrichenko Anna Nikulina Maria Alexandrova Yury Baranov Wed 21 Bolshoi Ballet 7.30pm Spartacus Mikhail […]

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BALLET NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella, & new season

February 25, 2010

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Delia Matthews in Cinderella Photograph :  Tim Cross Quite a bit of news for you, beginning with Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 20th Anniversary Gala, in the presence of royalty, which takes place on Tuesday 9 March at 7.30pm & Wednesday 10 March at 2pm and 7.30pm. First of all I’d like to give you a snapshot of […]

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BALLET NEWS | Scottish Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet & Elmhurst School for Dance

February 2, 2010

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Scottish Ballet news The ever innovative and resourceful Scottish Ballet bring you a unique competition – “LOVE IDOL”, if you will !!   Erik Cavallari as Romeo and Sophie Martin as Juliet in Krzysztof Pastor’s Romeo and Juliet. Photograph by Andrew Ross. Scottish Ballet are having a ‘love week’ to tie in with their forthcoming tour of […]

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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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BALLET NEWS | Northern Ballet & New York City Ballet

January 16, 2010

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I wanted to share with you a video from New York City Ballet as three Principal dancers prepare to take on the daunting role of Princess Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty. It really is enlightening viewing. In an earlier BALLET NEWS update I passed on the great news that David Nixon OBE has been awarded […]

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet, Northern Ballet & the Ballet NEWS competition winner

December 31, 2009

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NEW YEAR HONOURS Huge congratulations to Northern Ballet Artistic Director, David Nixon OBE. The New Year Honours list has been published today. ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET Emma Stanworth attending English National Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker Our recent competition winner, Emma Stanworth, attended a performance of ENB’s The Nutcracker.  Emma said afterwards “it was beautiful, utterly amazing! […]

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BALLET NEWS | Northern Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Scottish Ballet

December 24, 2009

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NORTHERN BALLET THEATRE The fabulously talented dancers of Northern Ballet Theatre recently danced in a Gala night, and here are the highlights, set to Only By The Night by the equally great Kings of Leon. There will be much more from the company dancers next year, right here. BALLET THEATRE UK Ballet Theatre UK have […]

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet competition winner announced plus Birmingham Royal Ballet & The Royal Ballet news

December 7, 2009

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet competition winner announced plus Birmingham Royal Ballet & The Royal Ballet news

COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCED Congratulations to ‘Two sugars please’, who wins our exclusive competition in association with English National Ballet. Please get in touch with your details and I’ll arrange the rest. CHRISTMAS BALLET TV This summer The Royal Ballet embarked on a ground-breaking tour to Cuba with Guest Principal Carlos Acosta in his home country. […]

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Elena Glurdjidze, Maria Engel, Royal Ballet dancers Darcey Bussell & Miyako Yoshida

November 27, 2009

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Elena Glurdjidze, Maria Engel, Royal Ballet dancers Darcey Bussell & Miyako Yoshida

THE NUTCRACKER Please don’t forget that the exclusive competition I’ve been running in association with English National Ballet to win a pair of tickets to The Nutcracker this Christmas, as well as a pair of pointe shoes signed by Senior Principal Dancer Elena Glurdjidze, closes on Sunday 6th December 2009 at midnight GMT. Photo: Annabel […]

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