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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season

March 13, 2013

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season Today saw the launch of Artistic Director Kevin O’Hare’s second season at The Royal Ballet, and he was characteristically understated but also quietly confident that as his first season is going very well – the company is selling almost all of the tickets it offers – and is excited about the new season. Has […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andreas Kaas, Corps de Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet

January 18, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andreas Kaas, Corps de Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? First of all, my morning coffee. I’m married to my Nespresso Machine. Right after that, what motivates is how excited I am to do class. I love to take class in the morning […]

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LANDMARK SEASON FOR THE MARIINSKY THEATRE

December 18, 2012

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LANDMARK SEASON FOR THE MARIINSKY THEATRE OPENING OF NEW OPERA HOUSE IN ST. PETERSBURG, MULTIMEDIA AND 3D PRODUCTIONS OF MARIINSKY PERFORMANCES AND EXTENSIVE INTERNATIONAL TOUR The new Mariinsky theatre (Mariinsky II) scheduled to open Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 May, 2013 The Mariinsky Theatre’s 2012/2013 landmark season, which includes an extraordinary schedule of tours, performances, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Wendy Whelan, Principal, New York City Ballet

December 12, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Wendy Whelan, Principal, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me and gets me out of bed in the morning on the first work day of the week is knowing that I will have the privilege of working with a choreographer or […]

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo on BBC Breakfast

November 29, 2012

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Royal Ballet dancer Tamara Rojo relaxes and laughs

English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo on BBC Breakfast This morning English National Ballet’s Artistic Director and Principal dancer Tamara Rojo joined the BBC Breakfast presenters on the sofa to chat about how she combines the dual role. Rojo joked with the presenters about how much kissing there is in classical ballet, as clips of her dancing Princess […]

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Sadler’s Wells Spring 2013 Season

November 14, 2012

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rtha Leebolt & Tobias Batley as Daisy & Gatsby in David Nixon's The Great Gatsby. Photo Jason Tozer.

Sadler’s Wells Spring 2013 Season The Spring 2013 season at Sadler’s Wells is on sale, and there are some treats in store. The National Ballet of Canada will dance Alexei Ratmansky’s Romeo & Juliet from Wednesday 17th-Sunday 21st April, with tickets from £12 to £45. The London Children’s Ballet present The Secret Garden, choreographed by […]

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The Australian Ballet returns to Perth with Graeme Murphy’s latest reinvention

July 18, 2012

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Kevin Jackson and Madeleine Eastoe. Photography by Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet returns to Perth with Graeme Murphy’s latest reinvention Following its 2011 world premiere, Graeme Murphy’s Romeo & Juliet is set to sweep audiences off their feet in Perth for the last stop of its national tour. With his trademark dramatic style, Murphy has transformed the world’s most famous love story into something entirely new yet […]

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English National Ballet return to the Lake | full casting announced

July 10, 2012

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English National Ballet return to the Lake Derek Deane’s Swan Lake makes a welcome return to the Coliseum for ten performances only during Summer 2012, offering visitors to London the chance to see this five star reviewed production. Dancing the lead role of Odette/Odile on opening night will be Daria Klimentová alongside Russian star Vadim […]

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Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers for next season

June 29, 2012

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Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers for next season   Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers to the Company for the autumn season and bids a sad farewell to three popular dancers, well-known to Northern Ballet audiences.   Five additions to the corps de ballet include Jessica Cohen from California and a graduate of the […]

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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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San Francisco Ballet Update

May 10, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet Update May 2011   SF Ballet Announces Repertory for Russian Engagement SF Ballet will present two performances at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on June 29 and 30. On June 29, the repertory will include: a pas de deux from Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour, Helgi Tomasson’s Chaconne for Piano 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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Emma Hawes, Corps de Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada

April 26, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Emma Hawes, Corps de Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My motivation is different every day. It could be beautiful weather, friendly faces, or even catching the bus on time; it’s the little things that give me motivation for a day. Why […]

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Royal Ballet Live

March 28, 2012

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Royal Ballet Live | Highlights Last Friday, March 23rd, The Royal Ballet launched a first for them – Royal Ballet Live; a live streaming day showing daily class, rehearsals, interviews and an Insight Evening, with their media partner The Guardian. The trailer for Royal Ballet Live asked the question, “have you ever wondered what it takes […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET IN JUNE 2012

March 21, 2012

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Joseph Walsh and Karina Gonzalez

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET IN JUNE 2012  Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Wortham Theater Center with a Revival of the Production that Inaugurated the Facility   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From June 7-17, 2012, Houston Ballet will revive its lavish production of Romeo and Juliet, choreographed by Ben Stevenson. In the ballet, two teenagers […]

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Irek Mukhamedov joins the Schaufuss Ballet’s Award Winning Tchaikovsky Trilogy at the London Coliseum

March 20, 2012

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Irek Mukhamedov joins the Schaufuss Ballet’s Award Winning Tchaikovsky Trilogy at the London Coliseum 23 -28 July 2012   Olivier Award-winning choreographer, Peter Schaufuss, presents his powerful, innovative interpretation of three of Tchaikovsky’s immortal ballets – Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker and for this season, the prolific Tartar, Irek Mukhamedov, once entitled “best […]

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Sergei Polunin takes on James Dean

March 10, 2012

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Sergei Polunin dances James Dean for Men in Motion With a headline screaming “Sergei Polunin: I’ll give up ballet by 26″ in The Guardian last Tuesday, Alex Needham wrote that, “Men in Motion includes the first dance he [Polunin] has ever choreographed, a piece about James Dean.” What happened was, Polunin commissioned his former colleague, Royal Ballet […]

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San Francisco Ballet announces Washington, D.C. Tour

March 7, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet announces Washington, D.C. Tour San Francisco Ballet—the oldest professional ballet company in America—has announced that it will perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., November 13-18, 2012. The week-long engagement will feature Helgi Tomasson’s critically acclaimed Romeo & Juliet, and one mixed-repertory program (programming to […]

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Ballet Business | How to be a media-savvy ballet dancer or student

February 20, 2012

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Ballet Business | How to work with the media In an earlier feature, How to get into ballet, I outlined the early stages of a ballet career and some of the pitfalls you might want to watch out for. As part & parcel of your professional ballet career – a visual art form – photographs of you could (and hopefully, will) end up in the media – here on Ballet […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS SNOW WHITE

February 11, 2012

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                          PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS SNOW WHITE PART OF PNB’s FAMILY MATINEE SERIES Featuring performances by students of the Pacific Northwest Ballet School March 17-25, 2012 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street at Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   March 17 at 3:30 pm March 18 at 4:30 pm March […]

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