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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer

June 15, 2012

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Carlos Acosta: Premieres - Photocall

Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer Billed as “an exploration of the role of the male dancer, developed within classical ballet over the last century,” the welcome return of The South Bank Show puts the spotlight on three of the best male dancers who have made the biggest impact on ballet – Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Charlie Anderson, Corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet

January 31, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Charlie Anderson, Corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I think for me I am motivated on a Monday morning by just wanting to be better at what I do. When I see my colleagues or anyone dance I can get so […]

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English National Ballet | The Nutcracker reviewed

December 28, 2011

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Venus Villa and Yonah Acosta

English National Ballet | The Nutcracker reviewed | Debut by Venus Villa & Yonah Acosta The Nutcracker English National Ballet London Coliseum Boxing Day, 26th December 2011 Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s novel written in 1816, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, The Nutcracker ballet was originally conceived as an entertaining add-on to follow […]

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Sugar Plum moments with Martha Leebolt, Premier Dancer with Northern Ballet

May 22, 2011

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Sugar Plum moments with Northern Ballet Principal, Martha Leebolt I’m comparing toes with Cleopatra, a.k.a. Martha Leebolt, and it’s caught me slightly by surprise. How many prima ballerinas do you know who would, unprompted, whip off their shoes and show you their feet ? Leebolt’s are strong & tiny, with no discernable marks from a […]

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SADLER’S WELLS ANNOUNCES SYLVIE GUILLEM WORLD PREMIERE

March 23, 2011

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SADLER’S WELLS ANNOUNCES SYLVIE GUILLEM WORLD PREMIERE Sadler’s Wells is delighted to announce the world premiere in July 2011 of a mixed programme devised and performed by internationally acclaimed dancer and Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Sylvie Guillem.       Widely recognised as one of the world’s greatest dancers, Sylvie Guillem stars in a new […]

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Royal Ballet to pay tribute to Dame Alicia Alonso

October 11, 2010

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ROYAL BALLET TO PAY TRIBUTE TO ONE OF THE 20TH CENTURY’S GREATEST BALLERINAS On Friday 15 October 2010, The Royal Ballet will pay tribute to Dame Alicia Alonso, Founder and Director of the Nacional Ballet de Cuba. Dame Alicia will celebrate her 90th birthday later in the year, and in a special acknowledgment of her outstanding […]

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