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English National Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet in Pictures

June 11, 2014

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English National Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet in Pictures English National Ballet’s in-the-round version of Romeo & Juliet opens tonight, at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

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English National Ballet | Full casting for Romeo & Juliet

June 4, 2014

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English National Ballet | Full Principal casting for Romeo & Juliet Raymond Gubbay and the Royal Albert Hall present English National Ballet from June 11th-22nd with Derek Deane’s breath-taking production of Romeo & Juliet, the world’s greatest love story. Tamara Rojo and Carlos Acosta will perform in the lead roles accompanied by dancers, actors and […]

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Win a luxury overnight stay and tickets to English National Ballet’s production of Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall

May 22, 2014

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Win a luxury overnight stay and tickets to English National Ballet’s production of Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall     Win! – a pair of tickets, signed pointe shoes and a night at top London hotel The Gore Hotel, including a 3 course dinner Thursday 12th June (principal casting : Alina Cojocaru & Friedemann […]

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David Wall CBE

June 19, 2013

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David Wall CBE   Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, said: “David Wall was one of the greatest British dancers of his generation. He had a very special relationship with English National Ballet as a valued and inspirational teacher. I was privileged to have worked with him on Sleeping Beauty, my first production […]

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Ballet Backstage | Swan Lake in pictures

June 14, 2013

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Ballet Backstage | Swan Lake in pictures If you’re heading to see English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in the round at the Royal Albert Hall over the coming weeks, here’s a taster of what you may see. The casting is available here if you’d like to choose which dancers to see. You can see more photos and […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in the round

June 13, 2013

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Tamara Rojo and Matthew Golding

Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in the round Swan Lake English National Ballet Royal Albert Hall 12th June 2013 An arena production such as this one can never deliver the intimacy and story-telling that you get in a traditional theatre, but that’s not to say that it is without merit. It’s […]

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Swan Lake illustrations inspired by English National Ballet’s production which opens tonight

June 12, 2013

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Swan Lake illustrations inspired by English National Ballet’s production which opens tonight Tonight English National Ballet open with Swan Lake in-the-round at the Royal Albert Hall, and to celebrate this landmark production with 60 swans on stage together, Ballet News releases the latest Limited Edition illustrations as part of my collaboration with Berenice Berelli. The Swan Lake theme […]

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo Announced In Principal Casting For Swan Lake At Royal Albert Hall

April 29, 2013

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo Announced In Principal Casting For Swan Lake At Royal Albert Hall

English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo Announced In Principal Casting For Swan Lake At Royal Albert Hall   Wednesday 12 June – Saturday 23 June 2013 Tickets: £19.50 – £65             Box Office: 020 7838 3100                                                                                                     The Principal Casting for English National Ballet’s Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall this June will include: Tamara […]

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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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Dance Proms | Strictly’s ex-professionals Lilia Kopylova & Darren Bennett

November 16, 2011

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Dance Proms | Lilia Kopylova & Darren Bennett  The Dance Proms are a celebration of all forms of dance, and on Sunday night, much missed ex Strictly Professional dancers Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova performed two dances (Latin American): Memory – Music: Memory from the musical ‘Cats’ Fever –  Music: Fever by La Lupe Rehearsal photograph gallery – […]

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Ballet News | TV DANCE SHOWS BOOST POPULARITY IN DANCE

November 11, 2011

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TV DANCE SHOWS BOOST POPULARITY IN DANCE 1 in 5 British adults are now strutting their stuff A nationwide survey carried out for Dance Proms, a new dance festival taking place at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 13th November, reveals that just over 1 in 5 British adults (21%) have become more interested in […]

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Ballet & Dance Proms at the Royal Albert Hall

October 19, 2011

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Ballet & Dance Proms – a unique celebration of dance in all its forms Join the IDTA, ISTD & RAD on Sunday 13 November at 7pm at the Royal Albert Hall, as hundreds of young dancers from across the UK perform an original piece of choreography on the stage of one of the world’s most iconic […]

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Backstage on Swan Lake

June 24, 2011

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Backstage on Swan Lake

Backstage on Swan Lake This exclusive gallery of backstage photographs has been created to compliment my YOU magazine feature on English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in-the-round, published in August last year. All of the images were captured backstage at the Royal Albert Hall on the last night – June 19th 2010. All of the photographs […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis and Friends

June 8, 2011

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Suffolk Dancer brings Royal Ballet & English National Ballet Stars to The Regent Theatre, Ipswich for the first time in almost 40 years It’s been a long time coming, but (drum roll)… Ladies, Gentleman & Children, Gary Avis treads the boards in his home town with his gala on behalf of The Hunger Project. After a […]

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Arts Council Funding Announcement and English National Ballet announces new fundraising initiatives.

March 30, 2011

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30 March 2011 Arts Council Funding Announcement and English National Ballet announces new fundraising initiatives. ACE’s assessment of English National Ballet is excellent noting that “the organisation would contribute well to a national picture of funded organisations which is balanced across size, type, artform, geographical spread, diversity and contribution to our goals”. Arts Council England […]

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Rachel Ware is Ballet News’ Paris Ballerine

March 29, 2011

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Bourjois has launched a Paris Ballerine make-up range for Spring 2011 which is due to be launched shortly.  Hot on the trail of new trends, Ballet News invited a crack team of professionals (Bex Singleton – photographer & Laura Tucker – make-up artist) to create two new looks using Paris Ballerine products, with a twist.  I wanted to show […]

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Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet – Swan Lake

February 27, 2011

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Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet  is a three part documentary series following the dancers and staff of the company through rehearsal and performance of three very different productions – Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet and The Nutcracker. I’ve also written an overview of the whole series. This first episode features Senior Principal Daria […]

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Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet

February 25, 2011

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Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet For the last year a film crew was given unprecedented access to the dancers & staff of English National Ballet, delving behind the scenes in a never-seen-before documentary series that shows the agony & ecstasy that is ballet company life. The series highlights the turbulence of Swan Lake, the danger & dramatic twists of Romeo & […]

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Ballet shoes – Bloch warm ups

February 23, 2011

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Bloch warm up boots in purple blue and red

Ballet Shoes | Bloch Warm-Up Boots Today I want to highlight the versatility of Bloch’s warm-up boots, worn by professional dancers and dance students the world over. It’s not only dancers who wear them – they are the warmest slippers you can imagine and perfect for lounging at home in. I’m often asked what dancers […]

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Ballet NEWS | Dance Proms – a national celebration of dance

February 16, 2011

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Working Together in Celebration of Dance Announcing a unique dance collaboration at the iconic Royal Albert Hall  Three of the world’s leading dance examination boards, the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD), the International Dance Teachers’ Association (IDTA), and the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), have joined forces with the Royal Albert Hall to […]

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