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The National Ballet of Canada Mourns Canadian Prima Ballerina Lois Smith, O.C.

January 25, 2011

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  The National Ballet of Canada Mourns Canadian Prima Ballerina Lois Smith, O.C.  January 24, 2011… Lois Smith, former Principal Dancer of The National Ballet of Canada, died on Saturday, January 22 at the age of 81 in Sechelt, British Columbia. Ms. Smith was one of the founding dancers of the National Ballet and danced […]

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Ballet NEWS | Darcey Bussell and World Book Day

March 3, 2010

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the cover of magic ballerina book in pink

Tomorrow, 4th March 2010, children nationwide will be celebrating annual World Book Day, with the opportunity of exchanging a free voucher for one of a selection of £1 flip-books published especially to mark the occasion. This year, HarperCollins Children’s Books are delighted to announce their World Book Day ballet read, a special story entitled Magic Ballerina: […]

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Ballet NEWS | Darcey Bussell & Strictly Come Dancing

September 27, 2009

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The “Darcey Bussell” rose, bred by David Austin Roses Darcey Bussell, retired Prima Ballerina with The Royal Ballet, coaches the “dysfunctional family” of Strictly contestants at The Royal Ballet School in Covent Garden. Skip through to 1.28, unless you want to watch the wonderful professionals showing how two of next week’s dances should be done, […]

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