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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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RWB PARTNERS WITH ICONIC INTERNATIONAL FASHION BRAND

August 30, 2013

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RWB PARTNERS WITH ICONIC INTERNATIONAL FASHION BRAND  CLUB MONACO FOR SPECTACULAR 2013/14 SEASON PHOTO SHOOT Winnipeg, MB – Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet is proud to announce the collaboration with international fashion brand Club Monaco for a stunning 2013/14 season look. The 26 dancers from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company were individually styled by the renowned […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet presents Swan Lake

July 27, 2013

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Kim Kimin. The Mariinsky Ballet, Russia

The Hong Kong Ballet presents Swan Lake Back by popular demand for 10 performances Featuring guest star Kim Kimin from The Mariinsky Ballet, Russia The Hong Kong Ballet will open its new season with a revival of Swan Lake, one of the world’s best loved classical ballets. Tickets for the 5 performances of this ballet […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet opens the new season with Swan Lake, the ultimate classical ballet

June 8, 2013

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The Hong Kong Ballet opens the new season with Swan Lake, the ultimate classical ballet featuring guest artist Kim Kimin from The Mariinsky Ballet, Russia The Hong Kong Ballet will open its new season with a revival of Swan Lake, one of the world’s best loved classical ballets. Back by popular demand, 10 performances of […]

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MARIINSKY THEATRE ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL PROGRAMMING FOR OPENING OF NEW MARIINSKY II OPERA HOUSE IN ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA, MAY 2 – 4, 2013

March 20, 2013

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MARIINSKY THEATRE ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL PROGRAMMING FOR OPENING OF NEW MARIINSKY II OPERA HOUSE THREE DAYS OF CELEBRATORY EVENTS WITH PERFORMANCES  BY THE WORLD-RENOWNED MARIINSKY OPERA, BALLET, ORCHESTRA, CHORUS, SOLOISTS  AND YOUTH ENSEMBLES Opening Night Gala concert will feature Ildar Abdrazakov, Yuri Bashmet, Olga   Borodina, Plácido Domingo,  Ekaterina Gubanova, Leonidas Kavakos, Yekaterina Kondaurova, Ulyana   Lopatkina, […]

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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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CHOREOGRAPHER PETER QUANZ TO BE AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS STATE MEDAL

January 22, 2013

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CHOREOGRAPHER PETER QUANZ TO BE AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS STATE MEDAL   Winnipeg, Manitoba (January 21, 2012) – Internationally renowned Winnipeg-based choreographer Peter Quanz will be awarded the prestigious State Medal in Literature and the Arts by President Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn of the Republic of Buryatia, Russia next month on February 11, 2013.   The state medal recognizes […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large

January 3, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large Tatiana Leskova is one of the last surviving pupils of dancers from the golden age of the Imperial Russian Ballet; the daughter of exiled Russians whose mother, Helena, conceived her in Venice, Italy, and born in Paris in 1922. This biography, first published in Brazil and […]

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Ballet goes Analogue With Lomography

December 10, 2012

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Ballet goes Analogue | It’s time for Lomography Now here’s something hip, accessible and fun to try. Lomography. Dinky, retro, affordable, colourful toy-like cameras that allow anyone to have a whizz with pictures. They’ve been popping up all over the place and as you can see, quite a few ballet shots have been creatively taken too. Now […]

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The Washington Ballet presents

October 23, 2012

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The Washington Ballet presents     November 29 – December 23 at the Warner Theatre 2012 marks the 120th Anniversary of  The Nutcracker November 24 and 25 at THEARC Theater The Nutcracker Tea Party December 9   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) celebrates the 120th anniversary of the first performance of The Nutcracker […]

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson Receives Citation from State of Rhode Island

October 19, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson Receives Citation from State of Rhode Island October 19, 2012 … Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson was honoured with a Citation from Lincoln D. Chafee, the Governor of the State of Rhode Island. One of the highest honours given by the state, the Citation was presented to Ms. […]

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Cork City Ballet’s Magnificent new production of The Sleeping Beauty

October 13, 2012

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Cork City Ballet’s Magnificent new production of The Sleeping Beauty   To celebrate the centenary celebrations of one of the most iconic figures of ballet in Ireland – Joan Denise Moriarty, Cork City Ballet presents Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty for the company’s Winter Season at the Cork Opera House, November 22nd – 24th at 8 pm, […]

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Ivan Vasiliev becomes Principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre

September 17, 2012

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Ivan Vasiliev in La Bayadère. Photo by Rosalie O'Connor.

Ivan Vasiliev becomes Principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre Ivan Vasiliev, Principal dancer  with the Mikhailovsky Ballet, has been named a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, effective immediately, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  He is scheduled to perform during  the 2013 Metropolitan Opera House season and on ABT’s national and  […]

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet | AN INTERNATIONAL SENSATION

August 26, 2012

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet | AN INTERNATIONAL SENSATION Company impresses prestigious Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and plans a return to Asia for its 75th Anniversary Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet has just returned from a triumphant tour to the prestigious  Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in Becket, Massachusetts, America’s longest-running international dance festival and a mecca of dance for […]

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer

June 15, 2012

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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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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS MADE IN AMERICA IN MAY 2012

March 10, 2012

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Theme and Variations George Balanchine Katharine Precourt and Jun Shuang Huang Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS MADE IN AMERICA IN MAY 2012 Nicolo Fonte Creates a World Premiere with Original Score Composed by Anna Clyne Houston Ballet Premiere of Mark Morris’s Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From May 24 – June 3, 2012, Houston Ballet presents its spring mixed repertory program titled […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET AND TWB AND TWSB DANCERS WIN NUMEROUS AWARDS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPETITIONS

March 10, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET AND TWB AND TWSB DANCERS WIN NUMEROUS AWARDS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPETITIONS AURORA DICKIE AND JUNXIONG ZHAO WIN MEDALS AT THE BIANNUAL Cape Town International Ballet Competition (CTIBC) Alvin Tovstogray wins gold at tanzolymp 2012 The Washington School of Ballet (Twsb) Wins Outstanding School award While Twsb dancers win numerous […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ruben Martin Cintas, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

March 3, 2012

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Ruben Martin Cintas in Balanchine's The Four Temperaments.Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust; Photo © Erik Tomasson

Cupcakes & Conversation with Ruben Martin Cintas, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It motivates me to know that each day I’m going to give my best to all of the challenges that might come. Also, thinking about my family who are all so far away, yet […]

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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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