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Scottish Ballet presents Krzysztof Pastor’s ROMEO & JULIET

March 24, 2014

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Scottish Ballet presents Krzysztof Pastor’s ROMEO & JULIET   Glasgow / Aberdeen / Inverness / London / Edinburgh 19 April – 24 May 2014   Choreography: Krzysztof Pastor / Music: Sergei Prokofiev / Dramaturgy: Willem Bruls / Design: Tatyana van Walsum This Spring, Scottish Ballet will return to the stage with the world’s most famous tale of […]

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BNP Paribas supports Hong Kong Arts Festival in offering local students chance to learn dancing from Scottish Ballet

March 24, 2014

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BNP Paribas supports Hong Kong Arts Festival in offering local students chance to learn dancing from Scottish Ballet With the continued support from BNP Paribas, the 2014 Artists-in-Residence Project of Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) has come to a successful close. Under the guidance of artists from the internationally acclaimed Scottish Ballet and a professional […]

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DELIGHT AS DANCERS PROMOTED AT SCOTTISH BALLET

March 15, 2014

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Scottish Ballet dancer Eve Mutso has been promoted to Principal and both Luciana Ravizzi and Constance Devernay have been promoted to Soloist. (L-R: Eve Mutso, Luciana Ravizzi and Constance Devernay). Photograph by Christina Riley.

DELIGHT AS DANCERS PROMOTED AT SCOTTISH BALLET   Three female dancers within Scottish Ballet have been promoted in recognition of their recent performances and contributions to the organisation. Eve Mutso, who most recently performed the role of the Witch in Artistic Director Christopher Hampson’s spellbinding creation of Hansel & Gretel and who took the lead […]

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SCOTTISH BALLET ANNOUNCES NEW CHAIRMAN

December 4, 2013

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SCOTTISH BALLET ANNOUNCES NEW CHAIRMAN Scottish Ballet is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Norman Murray as Chairman of the Board of Directors.  Mr Murray takes over from Zoe van Zwanenberg, who stands down after 9 years. Norman Murray has a considerable career in business, with over forty years’ experience spanning accountancy, venture capital, […]

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season

November 20, 2013

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season   The Genée international Ballet Competition proves to be a great springboard for aspiring professional dancers once again. This year’s Genée, held in Glasgow, saw 58 candidates enter from 14 different countries. After a week of intensive training and competition […]

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Hong Kong Arts Festival and BNP Paribas join hands to bring Scottish Ballet and dance moves by Matthew Bourne to local students in 2014 Artists-in-Residence Project

November 20, 2013

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Hong Kong Arts Festival and BNP Paribas join hands to bring Scottish Ballet and dance moves by Matthew Bourne to local students in 2014 Artists-in-Residence Project Presented by Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) and sponsored by BNP Paribas, the 2014 Artists-in-Residence Project provides a valuable opportunity for students from three local secondary schools to learn […]

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Scottish Ballet’s Hansel & Gretel Reveal

November 18, 2013

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Scottish Ballet’s Hansel & Gretel Reveal In advance of the world premiere of Hansel & Gretel Scottish Ballet reinterpret a famous Degas Sketch, in celebration of its sale at Lyon & Turnbull. Scottish Ballet dancer Luciana Ravizzi today took a short break from rehearsing Hansel & Gretel to find inspiration from famous French artist Degas, […]

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Scottish Ballet presents the world premiere of Hansel & Gretel

October 29, 2013

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Scottish Ballet presents the world premiere of Hansel & Gretel   HANSEL & GRETEL World Premiere Tour Choreography Christopher Hampson / Music Engelbert Humperdinck / Design Gary Harris TOURING SCOTLAND, NEWCASTLE & BELFAST WINTER 13/14 This winter, unwrap a tasty new treat with the world premiere of Scottish Ballet’s fantastical Hansel & Gretel. This delightfully […]

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INVERNESS: THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO STAR ON STAGE WITH SCOTTISH BALLET

August 22, 2013

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INVERNESS: THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO STAR ON STAGE WITH SCOTTISH BALLET   Scottish Ballet is seeking young stars in Inverness to dance on stage with the professional company in the world premiere tour of Hansel & Gretel at Eden Court Theatre in January 2014.   Young dancers (boys and girls) aged 12 to 14 […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Bethany Kingsely-Garner, Soloist, Scottish Ballet

August 3, 2013

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Bethany Kingsley – Garner in Scottish Ballet’s production of Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling. Photograph by Andy Ross.

Cupcakes & Conversation with Bethany Kingsely-Garner, Soloist, Scottish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Coffee, sunshine, and knowing that I get to do a job that I love. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it? It constantly challenges […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Christopher Harrison, Principal, Scottish Ballet

July 24, 2013

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Christopher Harrison and Sophie Martin in Scottish Ballet’s EIF promotional pictures. Photo by Graham Wylie

Cupcakes & Conversation with Christopher Harrison, Principal, Scottish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? A shower and a coffee. Along with some music to help me get in the right frame of mind. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you […]

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ARE YOU A WEE MOUSE OR DO YOU DREAM OF BECOMING A BALLERINA?

July 23, 2013

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Scottish Ballet announces autumn term 2013 and brand new auditions for the SB Youth Collective  ARE YOU A WEE MOUSE OR DO YOU DREAM OF BECOMING A BALLERINA? Have you ever wanted to explore Scottish Ballet’s headquarters and meet the dancers, discover the magical fairy world of the Company’s beautiful story ballets, improve your ballet […]

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The Royal Ballet School Graduates | Class of 2013

July 14, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School Graduates 2013 This year the Graduate class of The Royal Ballet School have been awarded contracts as follows : To The Royal Ballet : Luca Acri, Annette Buvoli, Matthew Ball, David Donnelly, Anna Rose O’Sullivan, Marcelino Sambé (the latter two are already dancing with the company).   To Birmingham Royal Ballet […]

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Scottish Ballet | Summer Fit

June 18, 2013

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Scottish Ballet | Summer Fit Scottish Ballet has released the fourth download in a fitness series designed to work with ballet positions and improve posture and fitness with Gyrotonics. Summer Fit is designed to help tone, lengthen and strengthen muscles this time with designed to tone legs, stomach and upper body whilst also introducing light weights […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – Tickets on sale and semi-finals judges announced

April 19, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – Tickets on sale and semi-finals judges announced With only five months to go until competition begins, tickets have gone on general release for the semi-finals and Final of the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition, taking place from 20-29 September 2013 in Glasgow. Matthew Cunningham, RAD Director of Marketing and […]

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TAMARA ROJO : Second Edition of the Santander Bank Foundation Award for Anglo-Hispanic Relations

April 11, 2013

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TAMARA ROJO : Second Edition of the Santander Bank Foundation Award for Anglo-Hispanic Relations The Principal dancer and Artistic Director of English National Ballet will receive the award on June 5th at the Spanish Embassy in London.   – The jury distinguished Tamara Rojo as a beacon of Spanish culture in the United Kingdom that combines both talent […]

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Olivier Awards with MasterCard 2013 Nominations Announced

March 26, 2013

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Olivier Awards with MasterCard 2013 Nominations Announced The nominations for the Olivier Awards with MasterCard – the most prestigious event in the UK’s theatrical calendar – were announced today Dance nominations are split between The Royal Ballet and Sadler’s Wells, BEST NEW DANCE PRODUCTION Aeternum by the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House, choreographed by […]

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SCOTTISH BALLET’S HANSEL & GRETEL, AND ME

March 20, 2013

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SCOTTISH BALLET’S HANSEL & GRETEL, AND ME WOODLANDS PERFORMANCES Hermitage of Braid woods, Braid Drive, EDINBURGH 29 March, 7.30pm Ninewells Woods, Ninewells Hospital, DUNDEE 6 April at 8.30pm and 9.30pm Film Installation, Eden Court, INVERNESS 10 April between 6 and 8pm The Airthrey Aboretum, Stirling University Campus, STIRLING 13 April SOLD OUT Craig Den Woods, […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013

March 14, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 RAD announces judging team and choreographer for Final Retired Principal ballet dancer Darcey Bussell CBE, Royal Ballet Director Kevin O’Hare and Scottish Ballet Artistic Director Christopher Hampson will judge the Final at this year’s Genée International Ballet Competition, to be held in Glasgow in September in association with the Royal Conservatoire […]

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Young British Dancer of the Year 2013 – results announced

March 14, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School. Young British Dancer of the Year competition. Photography throughout : Patrick Baldwin

Young British Dancer of the Year 2013 – results announced The final of the 2013 Young British Dancer of the Year competition was held on Saturday 9 March at the Linbury Studio Theatre, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. The winners were: First:  Chisato Katsura (The Royal Ballet School) Second: Isabelle Brouwers (English National Ballet School) Third:  […]

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