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Insight Studio Performances New Zealand School of Dance

September 14, 2015

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Insight Studio Performances New Zealand School of Dance 24 & 25 September 2015, 6pm at New Zealand School of Dance, Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington.   NZSD students present an hour of short works, in the studio where they train, providing an intimate first-hand experience of the School […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015

July 13, 2015

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The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015 The Royal Ballet School Royal Opera House Sunday, 12th July 2015 It’s easy to spot the dancers with the technical ability that allows them a certain freedom on stage. Their pointe shoes are silent. When dancers are nervous or uncertain, chances are they’ll keep their pointe shoes a little harder, and with that […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet’s Season Finale

March 26, 2015

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The Hong Kong Ballet’s Season Finale Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+ Including The Hong Kong Première of Alexei Ratmansky’s Le Carnaval des Animaux Plus Guest Appearances by 5 International Stars A Le French May 2015 Programme Tickets on Sale 29th March As the curtain falls on The Hong Kong Ballet’s 2014/15 season, the company presents Paquita.Bolero.Carnival+, a fantastic mixed […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS FROM HOUSTON TO THE WORLD

September 7, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS FROM HOUSTON TO THE WORLD SEPTEMBER 18 – 28   Full Company Shines in the Classical Showpiece Paquita, Staged by Stanton Welch   Jorma Elo’s Witty and Arresting ONE/end/ONE Returns to Houston   Internationally Renowned Choreographer Edwaard Liang’s Murmuration, Inspired by the Flight Patterns of Starling Birds     Houston, Texas — […]

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Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance

November 23, 2013

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Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance Company Celebrates Stanton Welch’s 10th Anniversary as Artistic Director   Full Company Classical Showpiece Paquita, Returns to the Repertoire   Performance Features Excerpts of Stanton Welch’s Latest Work, Sounds of the Soul   Houston, Texas – Fresh from its tours to New York City in October […]

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La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best

August 15, 2013

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Kevin Jackson and Madeleine Eastoe in La Sylphide. Photography Georges Antoni

La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best Be swept away with fairies, witches and tutus in this lavish double bill Fall in love with the magic of ballet with La Sylphide. This sublime program brings you two heavenly ballets — Erik Bruhn’s La Sylphide and Marius Petipa’s Paquita – in a thoroughly enchanting double bill. […]

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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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La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best

May 31, 2013

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Kevin Jackson and Madeleine Eastoe in La Sylphide. Photography Georges Antoni

La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best Be swept away with fairies, witches and tutus in this lavish double bill Fall in love with the magic of ballet with La Sylphide. This sublime program brings you two heavenly ballets — Erik Bruhn’s La Sylphide and Marius Petipa’s Paquita – in a thoroughly enchanting double bill. La […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet

May 15, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Absolutely nothing! I get up at 8.30am….Not a morning person! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? Insanity, and a certain level […]

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Dutch National Ballet 2013 | 2014 season

March 7, 2013

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Dutch National Ballet 2013 | 2014 season *The Dutch National Ballet launches the Junior  Company * World premiere of full-length production by Krzysztof Pastor – The Tempest * World premieres by Hans van Manen/Remy van Kesteren, Jorma Elo/Viktor &  Rolf, Ton Simons/Rineke Dijkstra and Juanjo Arqués/Krijn de Koning * European premiere by Alexei Ratmansky and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Calvin Royal III, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

January 1, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Calvin Royal III, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday is my day off. So it’s usually little motivation and more sleeping in! It’s my day to get the ‘chores’ done (laundry, groceries for the week, clean the house). If we’re […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Repertoire Announced for The Tenth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize

November 20, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Repertoire Announced for The Tenth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize Hosted by Sonia Rodriguez and Rex Harrington November 20, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the repertoire for The Tenth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize which takes place November […]

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The Australian Ballet celebrates Masterpieces in 2013

September 5, 2012

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The Australian Ballet celebrates Masterpieces in 2013 The company looks beyond 50 for ballet’s next moves The Australian Ballet is presenting a season of ballet masterpieces in 2013, alongside a suite of exciting and innovative offstage projects. Launching the season in Melbourne today, Artistic Director David McAllister announced the 2013 repertoire and a number of initiatives […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance

July 16, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance The Royal Ballet School Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Sunday, July 15th 2012 I want to start right off by saying that this years performance was the strongest I’ve ever seen from The Royal Ballet School students – right across the board from Lower to Upper […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces details of its Summer Season 2012

June 24, 2012

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The Royal Ballet School announces details of its Summer Season 2012 at the Linbury Studio Theatre and on the main stage of the Royal Opera House from Wednesday 4 – 7 and 15 July. The Royal Ballet School Summer Season 2012 features choreography by former students of The Royal Ballet School including world premieres of […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET AND TWB AND TWSB DANCERS WIN NUMEROUS AWARDS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPETITIONS

March 10, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET AND TWB AND TWSB DANCERS WIN NUMEROUS AWARDS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPETITIONS AURORA DICKIE AND JUNXIONG ZHAO WIN MEDALS AT THE BIANNUAL Cape Town International Ballet Competition (CTIBC) Alvin Tovstogray wins gold at tanzolymp 2012 The Washington School of Ballet (Twsb) Wins Outstanding School award While Twsb dancers win numerous […]

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English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer & People’s Choice Award

March 7, 2012

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English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer & People’s Choice Award On Monday evening, this year’s Emerging Dancer competition organised by English National Ballet was judged by, among others, Arlene Phillips. The winner of both the Emerging Dancer and People’s Choice Award was Yonah Acosta. The nominees were : Yonah Acosta Don Quixote (Gorsky), Diana and Acteon (Petipa) Barry […]

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Alabama Ballet’s Swan Lake | Three Faces

February 17, 2012

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THE THREE FACES OF ALABAMA BALLET’S SWAN LAKE Birmingham, AL – Called “the most challenging female role in classical ballet” by Alabama Ballet Associate Artistic Director Roger Van Fleteren, the part of Odette/Odile requires a dancer’s movement style to be the best of both worlds: soft, loving and timid, as well as forceful, seductive and […]

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Ballet San Jose | Season of Premieres

February 2, 2012

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Ballet San Jose | Season of Premieres Ballet San Jose opens the 2012 “Season of Premieres” with two Company premieres, and a revival from 2002, March 2nd at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. PROGRAM ONE slated for March 2-4 opens with the premiere of the iconic classical ballet Paquita (after Marius Petipa’s 1881 […]

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CAROLINA BALLET OPENS SECOND HALF OF SEASON WITH RARE BALANCHINE BALLETS

January 23, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET OPENS SECOND HALF OF SEASON WITH RARE BALANCHINE BALLETS RALEIGH, NC — Over the past thirteen-plus years Carolina Ballet has presented a program highlighting George Balanchine ballets each season.  Considered to be the greatest choreographer of the 20th century, Balanchine, the founder of New York City Ballet, was a mentor to artistic director […]

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