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Les SAISONS RUSSES du XX1e SIECLE

April 18, 2013

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Ilze Liepa as Cleopatra photo Ida Rubinstein

Les SAISONS RUSSES du XX1e SIECLE RETURNS to the LONDON COLISEUM – JULY 16TH-20TH 2013 following a triumphant Coliseum Diaghilev Festival debut in 2011 and four successful seasons in Paris at the Theatre des Champs Elysees Andris Liepa, former Bolshoi Ballet star turned ballet entrepreneur, is to return to the London Coliseum with his company Les […]

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Nureyev : As Dancer, As Choreographer

April 15, 2013

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Nureyev : As Dancer, As Choreographer Released at the beginning of this month, a boxed set of three discs celebrating the life and career of Rudolf Nureyev. As a dancer, the set includes Don Quixote, recorded in 1972 with The Australian Ballet, which has been digitally remastered. As a choreographer there are two discs; La […]

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Oklahoma City Ballet lures lovers to ‘Paris Rouge’ for Valentine’s weekend with romantic triple bill

January 16, 2013

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Oklahoma City Ballet lures lovers to ‘Paris Rouge’ for Valentine’s weekend with romantic triple bill The Oklahoma City Ballet will seduce audiences in an infamous Parisian nightclub with its third production of the 2012-2013 season, a romantic triple bill headlined by Paris Rouge at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large

January 3, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large Tatiana Leskova is one of the last surviving pupils of dancers from the golden age of the Imperial Russian Ballet; the daughter of exiled Russians whose mother, Helena, conceived her in Venice, Italy, and born in Paris in 1922. This biography, first published in Brazil and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet

December 23, 2012

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The Narrative of Nothing (Infinity triple bill): photographer Jeff Busby, dancers Charles Thompson and Brooke Lockett

Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? (or Tuesday if that is the first day of your working week) Coffee! No it’s the excitement of beginning a new week fresh and the prospect of new challenges, new opportunities and potentially wonderful moments […]

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BALLET PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET BY HENRY LEUTWYLER

November 21, 2012

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Ballet PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET BY HENRY LEUTWYLER 488-Page Hardcover Book Features Nearly 300 Photographs New York City’s Foley Gallery to Exhibit Photographs from Ballet November 28, 2012 through January 6, 2013 Ballet, Photographs of the New York City Ballet, is a book by Henry Leutwyler that is the culmination of four years […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

October 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? All the roles I would love to have the opportunity to perform one day…are one of the few things that can persuade me to get up at 8am. Regrettably, I am not a morning person. […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Igone De Jongh, Principal, Het Nationale Ballet

September 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Igone De Jongh, Principal, Het Nationale Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me in the morning is my 2 year old son! He usually wakes up at around 8 am and then we have breakfast all together with my husband and then the nanny […]

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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 Jake Mangakahia, Corps de ballet, The Australian Ballet

May 3, 2012

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Jake Mangakahia with Halaina Hills photo Lynette Wills

Cupcakes & Conversation with Jake Mangakahia, Corps de ballet, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My alarm ha ha! t’s the want or the need to feel prepared for a day of movement ,inspiration and creativity. Why ballet ? It’s fun, exciting, beautiful, adventurous and creative! The lifestyle of […]

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Ballet News offers English National Ballet tickets @ £10

March 27, 2012

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Ballet News offers English National Ballet tickets @ £10 In the mood for a trip to the ballet but feeling the pinch a bit ? English National Ballet is delighted to offer Ballet News readers best available seats for Beyond Ballets Russes: programme 2. Tickets cost £10* and are available from 12 noon tomorrow (28th March). […]

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Ballet News | Ballet Bags at London Fashion Week

February 23, 2012

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Ballet News | Ballet Bags at London Fashion Week & beyond The New York Miu Miu Continuing my recent ballet bag theme with Mulberry’s Del Rey, Miu Miu has created a limited edition collection to be launched at each of the 4 headline Miu Miu stores in London, New York, Paris & of course, Milan. Each […]

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English National Ballet celebrates the legacy of the Ballets Russes in a season of heritage pieces and new work at the London Coliseum

February 10, 2012

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an artists impression of The Rite of Spring by Noemi Manalang

English National Ballet celebrates the legacy of the Ballets Russes in a season of heritage pieces and new work at the London Coliseum   Beyond Ballets Russes, London Coliseum Call 0871 911 0200 Book online for Programme One and Programme Two Tickets £10 – £67   Programme 1 22 – 27 March L’après-midi d’un faune, Faun(e), […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Allison Miller, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

December 18, 2011

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Steven Woodgate, Allison Miller, Lauren Majewski, Elise Judson, Lauren Ciobanu

Cupcakes & Conversation with Allison Miller, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I have to admit that I’m not a morning person, but once I get up and going I think about how lucky I am that “going to work” means dancing all day. Why ballet […]

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Ballet News | Repetto Paris

December 16, 2011

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Ballet News | Repetto Paris Repetto is such a legend I’m devoting an entire article to it’s wonderful treasures! For starters, just take a look at some of their outstanding window displays – I’d defy anyone to be able to walk past and not notice or want to go inside. Repetto has a habit of endlessly […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Romeo and Juliet Principal Casting Announced

November 4, 2011

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Romeo and Juliet Principal Casting Announced Ballet Talk with Author James Neufeld 300 Alumni Attend Opening Performance Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet by internationally acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Romeo and Juliet opens The National Ballet of Canada’s […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Saund, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

September 12, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Saund, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My motivation is; “Deep Art”, the fullest expression of human emotion, in all forms. I pursue it in everything I do. What are you looking forward to dancing in the new season ? […]

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Degas and the Ballet: Picturing Movement exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

September 2, 2011

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DEGAS AND THE BALLET: PICTURING MOVEMENT  17 September – 11 December 2011 In the autumn of 2011 the Royal Academy of Arts will stage a landmark exhibition focusing on Edgar Degas’s preoccupation with movement as an artist of the dance. Degas and the Ballet: Picturing Movement will trace the development of the artist’s ballet imagery […]

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Ballet choreographer Roland Petit dies aged 87

July 10, 2011

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French ballet choreographer Roland Petit dies at 87 Pushing ballet boundaries French choreographer and dancer Roland Petit, who created over 100 ballets during his career,has died in Geneva at the age of 87. The dance company he helped to set up in 1945, Les Ballets des Champs-Elysees, is said to have been responsible for choreography that pushed […]

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