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The Royal Ballet’s Artistic Director Dame Monica Mason DBE receives QEII Coronation Award

December 9, 2011

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Dame Monica Mason DBE with RAD President Dame Antoinette Sibley DBE and Clement Crisp. Photo credit: Mark Lees.

The Royal Ballet’s Artistic Director Dame Monica Mason DBE receives QEII Coronation Award The Royal Academy of Dance has presented its most prestigious award, the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Coronation Award to Dame Monica Mason DBE, Director of The Royal Ballet, in appreciation of her lifetime contribution to dance. Celebrations were held on 8 December […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Emily Grizzell, Soloist, Royal Winnipeg Ballet

June 3, 2011

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dancer in red dress in a jete on stage

Cupcakes & Conversation with Emily Grizzell, Soloist, Royal Winnipeg Ballet How do you prepare your pointe shoes ? Well, I wear Gaynor Minden pointe shoes now, and there isn’t a whole lot of prep required the way that there is with traditional shoes.  I do admit to putting them through the washing machine on occasion […]

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