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The Royal Ballet School announces a special event showcasing British dance training

July 11, 2014

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The Royal Ballet School announces a special event showcasing British dance training We are pleased to announce an event bringing together the country’s leading dance schools in a collaboration at the Royal Opera House Linbury Studio Theatre in March 2015, hosted by The Royal Ballet School. Spring Celebration: A showcase of British dance training, will […]

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A Day At Elmhurst School for Dance

November 11, 2013

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A Day At Elmhurst School for Dance Have you ever wondered what it’s like inside a vocational ballet school ? Olivia Caughey recently won a prize to visit Elmhurst School For Dance at the 2013 Move It expo. Caughey is 15 years old and will be auditioning for Upper Schools, including Elmhurst, in the coming […]

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Top Birmingham schools unite for music and dance extravaganza

June 11, 2013

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Top Birmingham schools unite for music and dance extravaganza   Pupils from three Birmingham schools are to team up for a music and dance extravaganza.   Dance pupils from Elmhurst School for Dance will be accompanied by members of the Symphony Orchestra from King Edward VI High School for Girls and King Edward’s School for […]

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Elmhurst School for Dance (in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet) supports people in mental health settings with their Elmhurst Reach4Dance initiative

April 11, 2013

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Elmhurst School for Dance (in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet) supports people in mental health settings with their Elmhurst Reach4Dance initiative   Elmhurst Reach4Dance is an innovative series of performance-based workshops that provide entertainment and creative communication through movement to people in mental health settings. Since its launch, the project has successfully been taken to several […]

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Royal Academy of Dance | a weekend conference on Dance and Lifelong Wellbeing

February 17, 2013

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Royal Academy of Dance | a weekend conference on Dance and Lifelong Wellbeing London: 26-28th April 2013 The Royal Academy of Dance announce details of their conference which will bring together leading experts in dance, health, community arts and education to explore the ways in which dance can enhance lives. The conference will combine interviews, presentations, panel discussions, […]

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Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own

September 18, 2012

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Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own   A Gala Evening Performance CELEBRATION! ‘In a class of their own’ Featuring stars of The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet, Strictly Come Dancing, West End Productions and many more well-known artists who have generously agreed to perform. Directed by Wayne Sleep, Royal […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet promotions July 2012

July 10, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY 2012 At the end of the 2011/2012 Season, Birmingham Royal Ballet is able to announce the following:   Jenna Roberts is promoted from First Soloist to Principal Angela Paul is promoted from Soloist to First Soloist Laetitia Lo Sardo is promoted from Soloist to First Soloist Tzu-Chao Chou is promoted […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet Spring Passions

March 14, 2012

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Daphnis and Chloë Elisha Willis as Chloë and Iain Mackay as Daphnis photo Bill Cooper

Ballet News Reviews | Birmingham Royal Ballet Spring Passions Spring Passions – Daphnis and Chloë/The Two Pigeons Birmingham Royal Ballet London Coliseum Tuesday, 13th March 2012 For every saucepan, there’s a lid. But how they became separated and what happens along the way, well, that’s a whole ballet.  So it is with The Two Pigeons. […]

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ELMHURST SCHOOL FOR DANCE in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCEMENT

September 19, 2011

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Media release: 19 September 2011 ELMHURST SCHOOLFOR DANCE in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCEMENT Following an extensive search,Elmhurst School for Dance, in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Parker to the role of Artistic Director, effective from September 2012. Currently a Principal dancer with […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jade Heusen, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

December 26, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jade Heusen, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet Fresh on the heels of yesterday’s BBC broadcast of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella, (which is repeated tonight on BBC4 at 7pm and is available for a short time on iPlayer) Jade Heusen, who you might have seen on stage and during the backstage clips, talks to […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Pointes of View – reviewed

October 17, 2010

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Pointes of View  Birmingham Royal Ballet  Sadlers Wells, 16th October 2010  Birmingham Royal Ballet’s visit to London closes with this triple bill entitled Pointes of View, which promises such varied treats as Concerto, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue & In the Upper Room.   Alexander Campbell had an excellent show; in fact he’s been consistently excellent all […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet Autumn Tour updated details

September 2, 2010

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Romeo and Juliet Iain Mackay as Romeo and Jenna Roberts as Juliet. Photograph : Roy Smiljanic In the Upper Room Elisha Willis Angela Paul Carol-Anne Millar Jonathan Payn Robert Parker and James Grundy. Photograph : Bill Cooper Media release: Thursday 2 September 2010BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2010 AUTUMN SEASON KICKS OFF at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME Kenneth MacMillan’s […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet announces an evening of ballet

January 18, 2010

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Lots of exciting news to reveal from Birmingham Royal Ballet – the Company’s 20th Anniversary celebrations begin with The Sleeping Beauty and an evening of music and dance, for one night only, hosted by Alan Titchmarsh : Nao Sakuma as Princess Aurora and Chi Cao as Prince Florimund Photograph :  Bill Cooper MEDIA RELEASE: 18.01.2010 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET BRINGS […]

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Ballet NEWS | Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cyrano

November 13, 2009

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Elisha Willis as Roxanne and Robert Parker as Cyrano, Photo : Bill Cooper

Cyrano Birmingham Royal Ballet Sadlers Wells, 12th November 2009 Romantic story ballets are always an audience favourite and Cyrano is no exception, mixing comedy and musical theatre with classical ballet. The sets are wonderful, beautifully lit by Mark Jonathan, and used to great effect – Cyrano climbing a tree or Christian climbing up the ivy-clad […]

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