Tag Archives: Romeo and Juliet

CAROLINA BALLET REVIVES “STUNNING” ROMEO AND JULIET

February 21, 2014

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CAROLINA BALLET REVIVES “STUNNING” ROMEO AND JULIET Hot on the heels of the winter Olympics, Carolina Ballet brings one of the great family rivalries back to the stage, artistic director Robert Weiss’ Romeo and Juliet, featuring the feisty Capulets and Montagues, March 13-30, 2014 at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater of the Duke Energy Center […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Luke Schaufuss, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

February 19, 2014

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Luke Schaufuss photo Kate Watson

Cupcakes & Conversation with Luke Schaufuss, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? To answer the question bluntly; usually I’m asleep on a Monday at this time. At Birmingham Royal Ballet, we start our Mondays later. Hooray! However, the constant need to improve, and become better always helps […]

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The National Ballet of Canada 2014/15 Season Announced

February 3, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada 2014/15 Season Announced Canadian Premiere of The Tempest by Alexei Ratmansky World Premiere by Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté Tours to Los Angeles and Ottawa Future Projects: The Winter’s Tale and Le Petit Prince Watch the 2014/15 Season Announcement Video with Karen Kain > February 3, 2014… Karen Kain, Artistic Director […]

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A BLOCH DOUBLE BILL

January 21, 2014

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Juliet Burnett & Daniel Gaudiello, The Australian Ballet

A BLOCH DOUBLE BILL Bloch Announces Ambassadors for 2014 We are pleased to announce that two artists from The Australian Ballet will join the ranks as Bloch Ambassadors in 2014. Juliet Burnett and Daniel Gaudiello will be the Australian contingent in an international line-up of Bloch elite, including Polina Semionova and Sarah Lamb.* Bloch is […]

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XANDER PARISH to make his debut as principal in ROMEO & JULIET

October 7, 2013

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Xander Parish as Apollo in Italy (Trieste). Photo by Sergei Proskuryakov

XANDER PARISH to make his debut as principal in ROMEO & JULIET In the Mariinsky Ballet’s production on October 18th, St Petersburg, Russia British ballet dancer XANDER PARISH will make his debut in the title role of Romeo in the Mariinsky Ballet’s production of Romeo and Juliet on the Mariinsky Theatre’s new stage, Mariinsky II, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Christopher Harrison, Principal, Scottish Ballet

July 24, 2013

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Christopher Harrison and Sophie Martin in Scottish Ballet’s EIF promotional pictures. Photo by Graham Wylie

Cupcakes & Conversation with Christopher Harrison, Principal, Scottish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? A shower and a coffee. Along with some music to help me get in the right frame of mind. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you […]

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM

July 2, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce that principal dancers Margaret Severin-Hansen and Gabor Kapin have been invited to perform with the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerp, Belgium for the 2013-2014 season.  “This is a great honour for these two wonderful dancers and a […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Sibson, Soloist, Northern Ballet

June 4, 2013

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Victoria Sibson as Lady de Winter in Northern Ballet's Three Musketeers Photo by Merlin Hendy

Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Sibson, Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? First days of the week are really difficult so I would have to say that knowing you’re not the only one going through it makes you feel better! The motivation to want to start maybe new […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet

May 15, 2013

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Madeliene Eastoe Ty King Wall in Halcyon 2011 Photo by Jeff Busby

Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Absolutely nothing! I get up at 8.30am….Not a morning person! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? Insanity, and a certain level […]

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Famous love story Queensland’s first Super Star

May 14, 2013

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Famous love story Queensland’s first Super Star The Newman Government is delivering on a key Arts for All Queenslanders election commitment, with the announcement of the first Super Star project. Arts Minister Ian Walker said Queensland would be home to an exclusive season of the ballet Romeo and Juliet, featuring internationally acclaimed dancers.   “This […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Daniel Roberts, Artist, West Australian Ballet

May 10, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Daniel Roberts, Artist, West Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Well class is usually at 10am at WAB so at 8am I’m usually sitting in my living room with a big coffee and looking forward to catching up on what everyone got up to on their […]

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Ballet News Limited Edition Collection

May 6, 2013

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Ballet News Limited Edition Collection | No.2 For my second collection of exclusive illustrations by Berenice Bercelli I have chosen drawings focusing on famous pas de deux’s that highlight some of the defining ballet moments so far during 2013. These illustrations are not prints – they are handmade and come in limited numbers, so it’s essential to […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE NEW GISELLE TO CLOSE 15th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

April 29, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE NEW GISELLE TO CLOSE 15th ANNIVERSARY SEASON RALEIGH, NC — Over the first fourteen seasons, artistic director Robert Weiss has choreographed many of the great classic ballets to fit his company, Carolina Ballet – such ballets as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet – now he has taken on one […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET TAKES ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SWAN LAKE AND A GALA PROGRAMME TO JAPAN

April 19, 2013

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THE ROYAL BALLET TAKES ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SWAN LAKE AND A GALA PROGRAMME TO JAPAN   Friday 5 to Sunday 14 July 2013   The Royal Ballet returns to the Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo with three exciting programmes including the Asian premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Anthony Dowell’s production of […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Romeo and Juliet – Perfect Escape for March Break

February 28, 2013

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The National Ballet of Canada | Romeo and Juliet – Perfect Escape for March Break Principal Casting Announced February 26, 2013… The National Ballet of Canada’s celebrated production of Romeo and Juliet by internationally acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky returns for the March Break, March 12 – 17, 2013 in Toronto at the Four Seasons Centre for […]

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Mikhailovsky Ballet’s Nacho Duato to head Staatsballett Berlin

February 7, 2013

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Mikhailovsky Ballet’s Nacho Duato to head Staatsballett Berlin In 2014 Nacho Duato will become the head of the Staatsballett Berlin. At the same time he’ll continue his work with the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company as Resident Choreographer. The famous Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato will be the director of the German ballet company: in August 2014, after […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Tours World Capitals

January 11, 2013

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The National Ballet of Canada Tours World Capitals Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in Washington, DC, January 18 – 27, 2013 Romeo and Juliet in Ottawa, January 31 – February 2, 2013 and London, England, April 17 – 21, 2013 The National Ballet of Canada tours to the world’s capitals commencing with the hit production Alice’s Adventures […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Michaela Paolacci, First Soloist, Northern Ballet

December 27, 2012

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ballet dancers on pink stage

Cupcakes & Conversation with Michaela Paolacci, First Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? This depends on what time I get it bed the night before! Monday mornings can be very tricky, especially after a relaxing weekend but generally speaking, ballet dancers have to be naturally motivated especially if […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Kora Dayanova, Sujet, Paris Opera Ballet

October 31, 2012

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Grand Pas Classique Sarah Kora Dayanova et Cyril Chokroun

Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Kora Dayanova, Sujet, Paris Opera Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Everything seems possible within a very few minutes when I am going to the Opera, the class will begin : I do like to go to the barre to prepare my body to work […]

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