Tag Archives: Olivia Cowley

GISELLE REIMAGINED AS PART OF THE ROYAL BALLET’S DRAFT WORKS PROGRAMME

February 25, 2016

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GISELLE REIMAGINED AS PART OF THE ROYAL BALLET’S DRAFT WORKS PROGRAMME 1, 9, 15 April at 6.30pm Royal Opera House Clore Studio Upstairs Tickets £7.50   Reimagining Giselle is a contemporary reworking of the classic ballet by emerging choreographer Joshua Beamish, and is part of The Royal Ballet’s commitment to developing new choreographic talent. Reimagining […]

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SCIENCE AND FAIRY-TALE: THE ROYAL BALLET’S RAVEN GIRL AND CONNECTOME

September 30, 2015

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SCIENCE AND FAIRY-TALE: THE ROYAL BALLET’S RAVEN GIRL AND CONNECTOME    Raven Girl / Connectome Tuesday 6 October – Saturday 24 October   The Royal Ballet presents an evening of contemporary ballet exploring themes of identity and science as Wayne McGregor’s Raven Girl and Alastair Marriott’s Connectome return to the Royal Opera House for their […]

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Ballet News | State of Grace

June 2, 2014

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Olivia Cowley as Calliope in Apollo photographed by Cheryl Angear

Ballet News | State of Grace State Of Grace The girl’s name Grace fell out of fashion in the1930s but has recently become very popular again. Journalist Grace Dent sets out to discover what makes her name – and the notion – so captivating, as she explores the modern state of Grace. Grace’s grandmother once […]

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CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY, JACK THE RIPPER, AND HIGH-SPEED ACTION COMBINE FOR AN EXHILARATING TRIPLE BILL AT THE ROYAL BALLET

March 24, 2014

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CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY, JACK THE RIPPER, AND HIGH-SPEED ACTION COMBINE FOR AN EXHILARATING TRIPLE BILL AT THE ROYAL BALLET Serenade – George Balanchine Sweet Violets – Liam Scarlett DGV: Danse à grande vitesse – Christopher Wheeldon 14 – 26 May The ethereal choreography of George Balanchine’s atmospheric and emotionally subtle Serenade opens the Triple-Bill with a […]

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The Royal Ballet Promotions/Joiners/Leavers 2013/14

July 3, 2013

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The Royal Ballet Promotions/Joiners/Leavers 2013/14

The Royal Ballet Promotions/Joiners/Leavers 2013/14 The Royal Ballet announces promotions, joiners and leavers for the 2013/14 Season. Melissa Hamilton has been promoted to First Soloist. Olivia Cowley, Elizabeth Harrod and Fumi Kaneko have all been promoted to Soloist. Hayley Forskitt, Francesca Hayward and Tristan Dyer have been promoted to First Artists. Annette Buvoli and David Donnelly will join […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Olivia Cowley | #adayinthelifeofacorpsballerina

April 8, 2013

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Olivia Cowley as Calliope in Apollo photographed by Cheryl Angear

The Royal Ballet’s Olivia Cowley | Pointe Shoes & Plasters There is nothing remotely glamorous about being a professional ballet dancer. As Olivia Cowley, a dancer in her 10th season with The Royal Ballet tells me, “people think it’s blisters but actually it’s not. It’s the nails, the bed of the nails, no matter how […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 includes casting

March 15, 2013

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THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 includes casting

THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 RAVEN GIRL / SYMPHONY IN C Wayne McGregor / George Balanchine Conductor: Koen Kessels / Georges Bizet   Evening Performances at 7.30pm: Friday 24, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 May, Monday 3 June, Saturday 8 June Matinee performances: Wednesday 29 May 2pm, Saturday 8 June 1.30pm Raven […]

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Ballet Business | How to be a media-savvy ballet dancer or student

February 20, 2012

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Ballet Business | How to work with the media In an earlier feature, How to get into ballet, I outlined the early stages of a ballet career and some of the pitfalls you might want to watch out for. As part & parcel of your professional ballet career – a visual art form – photographs of you could (and hopefully, will) end up in the media – here on Ballet […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Olivia Cowley, First Artist, The Royal Ballet

October 2, 2009

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Cupcakes & conversation with Olivia Cowley, First Artist, The Royal Ballet Olivia Cowley has recently been promoted and you can see her dancing at the Royal Opera House when the Autumn season begins from October 8th What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Going into a job most girls dream of! Who […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet announces promotions

July 16, 2009

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15 JULY 2009 For immediate release Steven McRae becomes The Royal Ballet’s newest Principal in 2009/10 season promotions The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae has been promoted to Principal in the recent Company promotions. The Australian dancer joined the Company in 2004 after two years at The Royal Ballet School and has risen quickly through the […]

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