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Royal Ballet Live

March 28, 2012

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Royal Ballet Live | Highlights Last Friday, March 23rd, The Royal Ballet launched a first for them – Royal Ballet Live; a live streaming day showing daily class, rehearsals, interviews and an Insight Evening, with their media partner The Guardian. The trailer for Royal Ballet Live asked the question, “have you ever wondered what it takes […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet ‘leavers and starters’

January 9, 2012

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s ‘leavers and starters’ at the end of the December 2011 London O2 season First Soloist Lei Zhao left Birmingham Royal Ballet to pursue a teaching career. Lei said: After working as a professional dancer for the past 16 years, I am retiring from Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) to pursue a career in […]

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The Nutcracker ballet & Glittery Christmas Interludes

November 8, 2011


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Ballet, Ballet, Ballet. Oh, and Cupcakes. And maybe a little Christmas glitter thrown into the mix. Here’s a host of my favourite treats which I hope will inspire you if you are heading out to the ballet this Christmas season or anywhere else! First up is this beautiful gold sequin dress from new find Mint Velvet, a company […]

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The Royal Ballet Yearbook 2011/12

September 8, 2011

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The Royal Ballet Yearbook 2011/12 reviewed There’s no doubt that this is an attractive book; it’s unusual size and striking photograph on the cover (Lauren Cuthbertson and Sergei Polunin from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland) will draw you in.  What happens when you delve inside ? The annual Yearbook is a curious mix of looking back […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet take The Nutcracker to the O2

August 4, 2011

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  THE O2 GOES NUTCRACKER-CRAZY   The O2 today announced that ballet will be returning to the world’s most successful music and entertainment venue this December as it stages the world’s most celebrated family Christmas show, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Following its Christmas 2011 season at Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker will […]

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From Student to Star – The Royal Ballet’s Claudia Dean

August 2, 2011

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For a few months and across continents I’ve been catching up with Claudia Dean, one of this years graduates of The Royal Ballet School.  Dean begins work this month with The Royal Ballet, one of only three students in her year to be awarded contracts with the company. I mentioned Dean in both my reviews of […]

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English National Ballet head to the O2

June 30, 2011


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English National Ballet to take part in Peace One Day English National Ballet will take part in the first of a series of three concerts that will also feature artists Eliza Doolittle, Youssou NDour, Afroreggae, & Flawless, with further artists to be announced. Speakers will include Jude law and Peace One Day founder and filmmaker […]

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The Royal Ballet blazed a trail…. or did they ? You have your say

June 22, 2011


The Royal Ballet at the O2 On 17th June 2011, The Royal Ballet pushed the boat out from their usual home in Covent Garden to the O2 in Greenwich for four performances of Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet. They took with them their star names – Carlos Acosta, Tamara Rojo, Alina Cojocaru, Johan Kobborg, Lauren […]

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The Royal Ballet to perform at the O2 next year

November 25, 2010

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE WORLD FAMOUS ROYAL BALLET PERFORMS THE WORLD’S GREATEST LOVE STORY AT THE O2 The Royal Ballet is thrilled to announce that it will dance a unique production of Romeo and Juliet at The O2 arena in June 2011. It will be the first time the world-renowned ballet company has danced in […]

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