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From Gallops to Grand Pliés, Reindeer Join RWB’s Nutcracker on Stage

November 30, 2016

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Local Dancers from Fayetteville in RWB's 2016 Nutcracker Tour; Photo by David Warburton

From Gallops to Grand Pliés, Reindeer Join RWB’s Nutcracker on Stage Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) returns to the Centennial Concert Hall on December 22 for Nutcracker, an annual holiday favourite.  Running until December 30, audiences can expect classic Nutcracker nuances coupled with this year’s anticipated character addition: reindeer.   Proving that reindeer are no […]

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Alina Cojocaru Auctions Signed Pointe Shoes & 4 English National Ballet Nutcracker Tickets

November 11, 2016

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Alina Cojocaru Auctions Signed Pointe Shoes & 4 English National Ballet Nutcracker Tickets for charity Afternoon tea with Alina at the Millennium Hotel, London Auction bundle includes Alina’s signed pointe shoes (pictured below) plus 4 tickets to English National Ballet’s Nutcracker in London Romanian-born ballet dancer, Alina Cojocaru, has been a patron of Hospices of Hope since 2008 when […]

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American Repertory Ballet Selects Six Rahway Students to Perform in Nutcracker

November 1, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet Selects Six Rahway Students to Perform in Nutcracker at Union County Performing Arts Center   American Repertory Ballet (ARB), New Jersey’s premier professional ballet company, will return to Rahway, N.J., this year with two performances of Nutcracker at Union County Performing Arts Center. ARB is celebrating its fifty-third year of performances of […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Nutcracker Master Classes

October 20, 2016

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Nutcracker Master Classes in Trenton, N.J.   In 2015, American Repertory Ballet added Nutcracker Master Classes at community organizations in Trenton, N.J. to its annual Nutcracker performance season. This year’s classes will take place at Jefferson Elementary School (presented by the Boys and Girls Club of Mercer County) on November 16, […]

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English National Ballet Nutcracker National Tour | Casting

October 20, 2016

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English National Ballet Nutcracker National Tour  | Casting Wednesday 23 November 2016 – Saturday 7 January 2017 Performance times and ticket prices vary This Christmas season English National Ballet presents its acclaimed production of Nutcracker on tour in Milton Keynes (23 – 26 Nov 2016) and Liverpool (29 Nov – 3 Dec 2016) before returning […]

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FORMER BOSTON BALLET PRINCIPAL DANCER JEFFREY CIRIO TO JOIN FOR SELECT PERFORMANCES OF MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER

December 20, 2015

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FORMER BOSTON BALLET PRINCIPAL DANCER JEFFREY CIRIO TO JOIN FOR SELECT PERFORMANCES OF MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen welcomes Jeffrey Cirio, former Boston Ballet Principal Dancer, back to the Boston Opera House Stage for select performances of The Nutcracker. Cirio will join the cast of Company dancers for performances […]

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CAROLINA BALLET PRESENTS NUTCRACKER TO THE TRIANGLE

November 24, 2015

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CAROLINA BALLET PRESENTS NUTCRACKER TO THE TRIANGLE Traditional Holiday Production in Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh Throughout December Carolina Ballet has been busy.  Since September it has presented four world premieres and several ballets from its repertory in three eclectic programs.  Now the Triangle area’s professional ballet company turns it sights to the holiday classic […]

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American Repertory Ballet announces Nutcracker performances at Union County PAC

November 5, 2015

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American Repertory Ballet announces Nutcracker performances at Union County PAC RAHWAY, NJ – American Repertory Ballet (ARB) will open its annual Nutcracker season at Union County Performing Arts Center’s main stage in Rahway on Saturday, November 21 at 2 p.m., with the company’s first-ever “Sensory Friendly” performances on Sunday, November 22 at 2 p.m. American […]

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Autumn 2014 UK Tour and Nutcracker

August 18, 2014

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Autumn 2014 UK Tour and Nutcracker Principal casting for English National Ballet’s Autumn UK tour and Nutcracker is today announced. Joining English National Ballet from Boston Ballet, Alejandro Virelles makes his debut as Principal with the Company, performing the role of Prince Siegfried alongside Alina Cojocaru’s Odette/Odile in Derek […]

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Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker returns for December

November 20, 2013

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Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker returns for December Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker to be Seen Throughout the Triangle RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet is presenting 21 performances of artistic director Robert Weiss’ classic Nutcracker during the month of December in Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh.  The schedule of performances in each venue is listed at the end of this […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces its 50th Annual Nutcracker Season

October 10, 2013

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American Repertory Ballet Announces its 50th Annual Nutcracker Season PRINCETON, NJ – American Repertory Ballet’s 50th Annual Nutcracker Season will run November 23 through December 22 at venues across New Jersey. ARB’s Nutcracker is a holiday classic featuring Tchaikovsky’s score and a cast of over 100 performers. The Company has been performing Nutcracker for 50 consecutive years, making it the […]

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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet Hires Two New Talents And Announces Exciting Promotions to Mark Start of Dynamic Season

August 14, 2013

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Canada’s Royal   Winnipeg Ballet Hires Two New Talents And Announces Exciting Promotions to   Mark Start of Dynamic Season RWB Welcomes Soloist   Artjom Maksakov from Boston Ballet for 2013/14 Winnipeg, Manitoba –   André Lewis, Artistic Director of Canada’s   Royal Winnipeg Ballet, proudly announces that Artjom Maksakov, former Company dancer   with Boston […]

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM

July 2, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce that principal dancers Margaret Severin-Hansen and Gabor Kapin have been invited to perform with the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerp, Belgium for the 2013-2014 season.  “This is a great honour for these two wonderful dancers and a […]

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Atlanta Ballet Continues to Shape New Artistic Profile with Announcement of its Robust 2013-14 Season

March 29, 2013

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Atlanta Ballet Continues to Shape New Artistic Profile with Announcement of its Robust 2013-14 Season Featuring Atlanta Ballet Premiere of Roméo et Juliette by Les Ballet de Monte-Carlo’s Jean-Christophe Maillot Atlanta Ballet Premiere of Ohad Naharin’s Secus Atlanta Ballet Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Seven Sonatas Return of Stephen Mill’s Hamlet A World Premiere by Atlanta […]

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The Ballet News New Year Puzzle

December 28, 2012

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The Ballet News New Year Puzzle A while ago I offered Ballet Newsers the chance to own a Limited Edition, bespoke wooden jigsaw puzzle made with a scene from the ballet. At the time, last posting dates for Christmas meant that I couldn’t offer a guaranteed delivery before Christmas to readers overseas. When it’s chilly […]

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The Royal Ballet | The Nutcracker Live Cinema Screening this week

December 9, 2012

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Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet, Photo : Johan Persson

The Royal Ballet | The Nutcracker Live Cinema Screening At the time of writing this, every performance of The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker is sold out. BUT. This Thursday, December 13th, The Royal Ballet will be screening The Nutcracker ballet LIVE into cinemas worldwide. You can find your nearest participating cinema by using the search […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet | Photographs of New York City Ballet by Henry Leutwyler

November 27, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet by Henry Leutwyler What a year it’s been for photography books connected to ballet! Darcey Bussell’s lavish photo-biography arrived within reinforced packaging, and then we had the utterly fabulous Dancer’s Among Us from Jordan Matter; an altogether different look at dancers with a spring in their step, and now an […]

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Ballet News Christmas Gift Inspiration

November 25, 2012

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Ballet News Christmas Gift Inspiration for you Have you seen the calendar ? Exactly a month until Christmas Day – eek!  How has this happened already ? Christmas shoppers with freshly sharpened elbows are out in force So if you’re keen to skip the crowds but still want some inspiration for gift ideas to totally wow your friends and family, […]

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THE NORTHWEST’s FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION! The Nutcracker

October 25, 2012

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THE NORTHWEST’s FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION! The Nutcracker Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Kent Stowell Scenic and Costume Design: Maurice Sendak Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli Featuring the PNB Orchestra under the direction of Emil de Cou   December 7 – 29, 2012 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE MAGIC OF NUTCRACKER

October 24, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET TO CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE MAGIC OF NUTCRACKER RALEIGH, NC —  With the success of Carolina Ballet’s “new” Nutcracker last season, artistic director Robert Weiss decided to expand the run of the annual holiday favorite for the company’s 15th anniversary season to include Thanksgiving weekend 2012.  “Many families come into town […]

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