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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON ROSTER

August 11, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON ROSTER   A DIVERSE ENSEMBLE OF 68 DANCERS REPRESENTING 20 NATIONALITIES   6 PROMOTIONS AND 11 NEW DANCERS   PETER STARK JOINS AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF BOSTON BALLET II   Boston, MA—Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced the 2015-2016 season roster, featuring 11 new dancers and […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Coppelia

July 25, 2014

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Tamara Rojo as Swanhilde and Alban Lendorf performing as Franz in English National Ballet's Coppelia rehearsal at The Coliseum Theatre, London on July 23, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Coppélia English National Ballet Coppelia London Coliseum Thursday 24th July 2014 Coppelia is a light-hearted, sweet & charming ballet with plenty of laughter along the way. English National Ballet’s production is now entering its 30th year, and is still going strong despite it being short on today’s reality. The Principal […]

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014

July 22, 2014

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014 To The Royal Ballet Reece Clarke Calvin Richardson Gina Storm-Jensen Grace Blundell Grace Horler   To Birmingham Royal Ballet Alexander Bird Edivaldo Souza da Silva   To Bavarian State Ballet Maud-Hélène Treille   To Stuttgart Ballet Adam Russell-Jones   To Royal Danish Ballet Drew Nelson Samuel Rees   […]

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet brings Coppélia to life

March 14, 2014

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet brings Coppélia to life   Prepare to be captivated, when the curtain rises on Coppélia next month, this much-loved comic ballet will capture the hearts of the whole family. Hilarity ensues when a beautiful life-sized automaton is mistaken for a real girl, but rest assured true love is at the […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS KYLIAN + PITE

October 15, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS KYLIAN + PITE   Featuring PNB premieres of Jiri Kylian’s Forgotten Land and Crystal Pite’s Emergence, plus the return of audience favorites Petite Mort and Sechs Tänze (Six Dances)  PNB welcomes two new dancers to the company with KYLIAN + PITE.   November 8 – 17, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall […]

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Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg to leave The Royal Ballet at the end of 2012/13 season

June 3, 2013

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Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg to leave The Royal Ballet at the end of 2012/13 season Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg have announced they will leave The Royal Ballet at the end of the 2012/13 season to pursue other artistic challenges. Their last performance at the Royal Opera House as members of The Royal Ballet will […]

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The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition

February 26, 2013

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Royal Ballet Artist Anna Rose O’Sullivan models acclaimed ballerina Nadia Nerina’s Fireworks costume. This costume from an unknown Kenneth MacMillan work (designed by Nicholas Georgiadis) will be displayed for the first time in a new retrospective exhibition at the Royal Opera House. Nadia Nerina: Principal Ballerina with The Royal Ballet 1947-1966 opens on 22 March and runs until August. Free admission.

The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition Acclaimed ballerina and pioneer of ballet on television celebrated in a retrospective exhibition: Nadia Nerina, Principal Ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet from 1947-1966 Royal Opera House, 22 March – 17 August 2013 Generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation  Nadia Nerina was a pioneer in the world […]

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Vaslav Nijinsky

February 14, 2013

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Vaslav Nijinsky Russian Ballet Icons Gala and Dinner 2013   Grand annual gala to celebrate the life and work of the legendary dancer   The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2013, a grand gala evening dedicated to Vaslav Nijinsky will be held on the 10th March 2013 on the stage […]

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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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Oklahoma City Ballet lures lovers to ‘Paris Rouge’ for Valentine’s weekend with romantic triple bill

January 16, 2013

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Oklahoma City Ballet lures lovers to ‘Paris Rouge’ for Valentine’s weekend with romantic triple bill The Oklahoma City Ballet will seduce audiences in an infamous Parisian nightclub with its third production of the 2012-2013 season, a romantic triple bill headlined by Paris Rouge at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae & Royal Danish Ballet’s Alban Lendorf to dance with ABT Spring 2013

January 3, 2013

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The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae & Royal Danish Ballet’s Alban Lendorf to dance with ABT in Spring 2013 as part of artist exchange programme Principal Dancer Cory Stearns to Appear with The Royal Ballet and Soloist Isabella Boylston to Perform with the Royal Danish Ballet as Exchange Artists American Ballet Theatre has announced an exchange […]

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Ballet Chicago’s The NutcrackerKicks Off the Holiday Season!

December 13, 2012

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Ballet Chicago’s The NutcrackerKicks Off the Holiday Season! Ballet Chicago celebrates its   25th Anniversary Season with its annual presentation of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago on December 15-16 and   December 21-23. This beloved ballet tells the story of young Marie who   receives a magical Nutcracker doll […]

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season

September 24, 2012

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season  Tamara Rojo, the new Artistic Director of English National Ballet, today announced details of the company’s new season, talked about her vision for the company and introduced her new artistic team. Ecstasy and Death – 20th Century masterpieces including the company premiere of Jiř Kylián’s […]

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Exposed : The ballet dancer capturing it all

July 24, 2012

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The ballet dancer’s snapshot Anecdotal evidence suggests that a higher than average proportion of professional ballet dancers use a camera (often a high-end model) as a hobby and a way of recording the backstage preparations and after-show celebrations. You often find dancers at the side of the stage capturing the action. It’s easy to see why; visual by nature, […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA

May 5, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA   Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo, Both of Finland, Join Company for Debut Performances BOSTON, MA – April 16, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today that the Company will appear in […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS FANCY FREE TO CLOSE THE 2011-2012 SEASON

April 12, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS FANCY FREE TO CLOSE THE 2011-2012 SEASON   Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free, Harald Lander’s Etudes, and Peter Martins’ Barber Violin Concerto Take The Stage at The Boston Opera House   Boston Ballet presents Fancy Free, a three-ballet program, May 10-20 at The Boston Opera House to bring the 2011-2012 season to a […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS RUDOLF NUREYEV’S VIBRANT MASTERPIECE DON QUIXOTE

April 4, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS RUDOLF NUREYEV’S VIBRANT MASTERPIECE DON QUIXOTE   Boston Ballet’s Spring Season of Dance Continues at The Boston Opera House   BOSTON, MA – April 4, 2012 – Boston Ballet presents Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote, April 26 – May 6, at The Boston Opera House, continuing the 2012 spring season of dance. The […]

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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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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s highlights until summer: Young Choreographers, The Little Mermaid, First Steps of the Ballet School, 38th Hamburg Ballet Days with Renku

March 5, 2012

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Hamburg, March 5th, 2012   THE HAMBURG BALLET’s highlights until summer: Young Choreographers, The Little Mermaid, First Steps of the Ballet School, 38th Hamburg Ballet Days with Renku   In the first half of 2012, the HAMBURG BALLET presents the current season’s second revival as well as young choreographers at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus theatre and […]

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

February 20, 2012

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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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