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Scottish Ballet Announces New Dancer Appointments

August 7, 2015

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Scottish Ballet Announces New Dancer Appointments Scottish Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of Melissa Parsons, Grace Horler, Matthew Broadbent and Grace Horne, who all join the Company as Artists. Melissa Parsons joins Scottish Ballet from the National Ballet of Portugal. She is from Pembury in England and trained at the Royal Ballet School. […]

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Schools and companies chosen by the Prix de Lausanne 2015 prize winners

May 28, 2015

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Schools and companies chosen by the Prix de Lausanne 2015 prize winners The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce the 2015 prize winner’s choices of Partner Schools and Companies : 1. Harrison Lee – Australia –  School chosen: Royal Ballet School – Scholarship offered by Fondation Leenards 2. Jisoo Park – South Korea – […]

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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season

March 26, 2015

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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season Choreographer Liam Scarlett returns to The Royal Ballet School to create new work for summer performances The School’s 2015 Summer Season at the Royal Opera House will include five performance in the Linbury Studio Theatre from 1 to 4 July and will culminate in a matinée performance on the […]

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Ballet News | Remembrance Sunday

November 9, 2014

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Ballet News | Remembrance Sunday This is a photograph I took earlier this year, of Royal Ballet School student Prisca Bertoni. The colour and position of the tutu remind me of a red poppy and so I’m publishing it again today as it’s Remembrance Sunday here in the UK. Follow this link to view the […]

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY

February 1, 2014

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY The directorate of de Theaterschool of the Amsterdam School of the Arts has appointed Jean-Yves Esquerre to become the new artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy from 3 March 2014. Jan Zoet, director de Theaterschool: “I am proud that, together with […]

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BBC’s Antiques Roadshow filmed at The Royal Ballet School

January 5, 2014

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Fiona Bruce films the BBC's Antiques Roadshow at White Lodge. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

BBC’s Antiques Roadshow filmed at The Royal Ballet School Last summer the BBC arrived at White Lodge, the home of The Royal Ballet Lower School in Richmond Park, to film an episode of The Antiques Roadshow. The BBC newsreader Fiona Bruce presents the show, which saw locals and their treasures filmed on the lawns of […]

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Prix de Lausanne | News of the 2012 Prize Winners

October 10, 2013

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Prix de Lausanne | News of the 2012 Prize Winners Madoka Sugai (Japan) Madoka Sugai is staying at the Bundesjugendsballett in Hamburg. Hannah Bettes (USA) Hannah Bettes received a scholarship to continue her schooling at the Royal Ballet School in London. Edson Barbosa (Brazil) Edson Barbosa received a scholarship to continue his apprenticeship at the […]

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Ballet News Interviewed

August 16, 2013

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A Ballet News World Exclusive Illustration by Noemi Manalang

Ballet News Interviewed So, this summer the tables were turned ! Here’s an interview I gave recently, which was published in the UK’s top-selling monthly photography magazine. Accompanying my interview are two of my photographs – one from the recent Boston Ballet tour to London which was published on Ballet News and one from a […]

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English National Ballet Announces New Starters Autumn 2013

July 29, 2013

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English National Ballet Announces New Starters Autumn 2013

English National Ballet Announces New Starters Autumn 2013   English National Ballet announces the following new dancers, with effect from the new Autumn Season:   Alina Cojocaru (Royal Ballet) – Lead Principal Dancer Fernando Bufala (Barcelona Ballet, English National Ballet, Royal Ballet School) – Soloist D Jeanette Kakareka (The Rock School and San Francisco Ballet School) – 1st […]

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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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Scottish Ballet announces dancer promotions

March 8, 2013

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l-r: Remi Andreoni, Bethany Kingsley-Garner, Christopher Harrison and Victor Zarallo

Scottish Ballet announces dancer promotions   Christopher Harrison has been promoted to Principal. Scottish born Christopher joined Scottish Ballet in 2005 and was promoted to Soloist in 2009. Most recently performing lead roles of Drosselmeyer and the Nutcracker Prince in the company’s recent production of The Nutcracker, Christopher also represented ‘Scotland’ in the promotional images for […]

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English National Ballet announces Vadim Muntagirov in new star ranking Lead Principal

December 13, 2012

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English National Ballet announces Vadim Muntagirov in new star ranking Lead Principal  English National Ballet has awarded Vadim Muntagirov with a new Lead Principal title. This dancer accolade has been awarded to Vadim in recognition of his exceptional dance ability. Vadim Muntagirov said: “I am very happy to be promoted and thank you to Tamara […]

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Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote released on DVD | restored & remastered

September 9, 2012

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Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote released on DVD Warner Classics has restored and remastered in high-definition from the original film, Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote, with The Australian Ballet. There’s a rare chance to see Gailene Stock – now Director of The Royal Ballet School – dancing as one of Kitri’s Girlfriends, and a bonus section which contains, among […]

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Darcey Bussell @ The Royal Ballet School

August 10, 2012

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Darcey Bussell @ The Royal Ballet School, for Summer School Last week, retired Royal Ballet Principal and much-loved role model Darcey Bussell taught a class as a special guest teacher at the Royal Ballet School’s Summer School. As you can see, much fun was had by all – and the students were delighted with their […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Clare Morehen, Principal, Queensland Ballet

July 31, 2012

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Clare Morehen in Nils Christe's SYNC 2009 Pic Ken Sparrow

Cupcakes & Conversation with Clare Morehen, Principal, Queensland Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday Morning? Routine. I am a routine driven person, which kicks in the second my alarm goes off at 7am on Monday morning. The thought of coffee initially gets my dazed body out of bed. Then it’s off to […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS AND ADDITIONS TO THE COMPANY FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON

July 26, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS AND ADDITIONS TO THE COMPANY FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON Aaron Robison Joins as a Soloist Soo Youn Cho Joins as a Demi Soloist HOUSTON, TEXAS– Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announced plans today for the company’s 2012-2013 season, including promotions and additions of new dancers. Aaron Robison, previously a principal […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet promotes 6 dancers, and welcomes 12 new faces

July 23, 2012

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The Hong Kong Ballet promotes 6 dancers, and welcomes 12 new faces <Hong Kong – 23 July 2012> Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet, has just announced the promotions of 6 dancers who have shown outstanding talent and dedication this year. In addition, the Company will welcome an influx of fresh new talent, […]

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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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The Royal Ballet Lower School in ITV show

March 20, 2012

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The Royal Ballet Lower School in ITV show In this programme, called Those I Have Shot, actor David Suchet follows in the footsteps of his Fleet Street press photographer grandfather, James Jarché. Suchet’s aim is to discover what it was like for Jarché to be sent on an assignment and “told not to come back unless […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2012 Repertoire

March 19, 2012

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2012 Repertoire March 19, 2012…Canada’s National Ballet School is pleased to announce the repertoire for its upcoming Spring Showcase performances.  This year’s program once again features a wide array of works of both classical and contemporary style.  As announced in February, Spring Showcase 2012 presents the world premiere […]

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