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Russian Ballet Icons | Photo Outtakes

March 13, 2014

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Iana Salenko Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Russian Ballet Icons | Photo Outtakes Photographing last weekend’s Russian Ballet Icons Gala rehearsal at the London Coliseum it was possible to highlight the dancers as they prepared for their segment, as well as afterwards. These are the photographs of those moments.    

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Russian Ballet Icons 2014 In Pictures

March 10, 2014

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Marianela Nunez & Thiago Soares photographed by Cheryl Angear

Russian Ballet Icons 2014 In Pictures Yesterday saw the Russian Ballet Icons Gala take place in London. These photographs of dancers such as Alina Cojocaru, Sergei Polunin, Marianela Nunez and Igor Zelensky were taken during the rehearsal.                                      

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2014 | Casting

February 12, 2014

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2014 Just announced, the dancers taking part in this years Russian Ballet Icons Gala, on March 9th at the London Coliseum are as follows (subject to change) : Timur Askerov Silvia Azzoni Alina Cojacaru Mathew Golding Dmitry Gruzdev Dmitri Gudanov Daria Klimentova Johan Kobborg Ekaterina Krysasnova Vyacheslav Lopatin Vadim Muntagirov Marianela […]

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SERGEI POLUNIN to join star-studded gala

September 16, 2013

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SERGEI POLUNIN to join star-studded gala

SERGEI POLUNIN to join star-studded gala to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL Hosted by SIR ANTHONY DOWELL and SIR DEREK JACOBI Produced by MARGUERITE PORTER, RICHARD CLIFFORD SADLER’S WELLS – Sunday September 29th at 7pm  Tickets: £12 to £85 Starring:               SERGEI POLUNIN, IMELDA STAUNTON, WAYNE SLEEP and SAMANTHA BOND, […]

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin opens at the London Coliseum in one month

June 13, 2013

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin opens at the London Coliseum in one month In one months’ time, The Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet brings Roland Petit’s 1975 version of one of the world’s most well-known and charming ballets, Coppélia, to the London Coliseum for the first time this July, with music from the English National Ballet […]

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin

May 28, 2013

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Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin

Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin The Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet debuts Coppélia at the London Coliseum 6 performances only Thursday 11 to 14 July 2013 The Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet brings Roland Petit’s 1975 version of one of the world’s most well-known and charming ballets, Coppélia, to the London Coliseum for the first time this July, with music from the English National […]

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Alina’s Gala | Ballet News auctions Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes

May 13, 2013

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Alina Cojocaru's pointe shoes signed by Alina and dancers from her Gala Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Alina’s Gala | Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes auctioned for her charity, Hospices of Hope Only Alina Cojocaru could open her Gala with the Rose Adage from The Sleeping Beauty. The music alone sends shivers of fear into the most professional of professional ballet dancers : not Cojocaru. Her supreme technicality aided by wonderfully smooth partnering from […]

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo profiled

April 10, 2013

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Tamara Rojo

English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo profiled I recently announced that Tamara Rojo will be profiled on The South Bank Show. Over an hour, the documentary attempts to get under the skin of English National Ballet’s latest Artistic Director, Tamara Rojo, as she takes on the dual role of artistic head and principal dancer. The programme comprises […]

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The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton

April 5, 2013

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The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton

The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton An upcoming mixed bill called The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton will feature five of his ballets : La Valse Méditation from Thaïs (performed by retiring Principal Leanne Benjamin) Voices of Spring Monotones l and ll Marguerite and Armand (Tamara Rojo’s last performance with the company and partnered by […]

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Breaking Ballet News

April 4, 2013

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Breaking Ballet News Thursday 4 April 11:35 AM   “Due to unforeseen circumstances, Sergei Polunin will no longer be performing in Midnight Express at the London Coliseum April 9-14. Johan Christensen from the Peter Schaufuss Ballet, who was in rehearsals with Polunin, will dance the title role of Billy Hayes in his place. The real […]

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Peter Schaufuss’ Midnight Express rolls into the London Coliseum in one month

March 8, 2013

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Peter Schaufuss’ Midnight Express rolls into the London Coliseum in one month In one months’ time, Peter Schaufuss’ Midnight Express will debut in the UK at the London Coliseum, with performances April 9-14. Based on the 1977 book and subsequent 1978 film by Billy Hayes, this reinterpretation of the critically acclaimed drama will star SERGEI […]

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The Royal Ballet | Tamara Rojo’s final curtain call

February 22, 2013

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Tamara Rojo. Photograph by Alistair Muir / ROH

The Royal Ballet | Tamara Rojo’s final curtain call Last night was Royal Ballet Principal dancer Tamara Rojo’s final curtain call at The Royal Opera House. Rojo danced Marguerite and Armand alongside Sergei Polunin. Tamara Rojo was a Principal dancer with The Royal Ballet for 12 years and left The Royal Ballet last year to become Artistic […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sanmarie Kreuzhuber, Soloist, South African Mzansi Ballet

February 15, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sanmarie Kreuzhuber, Soloist, South African Mzansi Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? It’s always a little hard to get going at the start of the working week! At South African Mzansi Ballet, we generally work a six day week and my day off is usually spent doing […]

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All Aboard! Peter Schaufuss’s Midnight Express Rolls into the London Coliseum 8th-13th April

December 12, 2012

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All Aboard! Peter Schaufuss’s Midnight Express Rolls into the London Coliseum 9th-14th April   Olivier and Evening Standard award winning dancer, director and choreographer Peter Schaufuss today announces the production’s UK debut.   The dance world’s most original choreographer partners with its most outspoken young star in an adaptation of Billy Hayes’s smash hit book.   Midnight […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES GUEST ARTISTS FOR 2012/13 SEASON

July 19, 2012

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THE ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES GUEST ARTISTS FOR 2012/13 SEASON Principal of the Mikhailovsky Ballet, Natalia Osipova, will make her Royal Ballet debut in Swan Lake later this year. She will join the Company for three performances on 10, 13 and 25 October, dancing alongside regular Royal Ballet Principal Guest Artist Carlos Acosta. Tamara Rojo and […]

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The Royal Ballet promotions 2012

July 11, 2012

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Promotions, joiners and leavers for The Royal Ballet’s 2011/12 season   The Royal Ballet’s Ryoichi Hirano and Alexander Campbell have been promoted to First Soloists in the recent Company promotions. Ryoichi, 28 from Japan, joined The Royal Ballet in 2002 and was promoted to Soloist in 2008.  Sydney-born Alexander, 25, joined the Company as a […]

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer

June 15, 2012

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Carlos Acosta: Premieres - Photocall

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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The Olivier Awards | Dame Monica Mason, outgoing Director of the Royal Ballet, is to join Sir Tim Rice as a Special Award winner

April 10, 2012

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The Olivier Awards with MasterCard on Sunday 15 April 2012 A star-studded night of awards and unique entertainment for all to enjoy ·      A spectacular show with unique musical performances plus special guest stars including Ronan Keating ·      Dame Monica Mason, outgoing Director of the Royal Ballet, is to join Sir Tim Rice as a […]

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Royal Ballet Live

March 28, 2012

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Royal Ballet Live | Highlights Last Friday, March 23rd, The Royal Ballet launched a first for them – Royal Ballet Live; a live streaming day showing daily class, rehearsals, interviews and an Insight Evening, with their media partner The Guardian. The trailer for Royal Ballet Live asked the question, “have you ever wondered what it takes […]

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Sergei Polunin takes on James Dean

March 10, 2012

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Sergei Polunin dances James Dean for Men in Motion With a headline screaming “Sergei Polunin: I’ll give up ballet by 26″ in The Guardian last Tuesday, Alex Needham wrote that, “Men in Motion includes the first dance he [Polunin] has ever choreographed, a piece about James Dean.” What happened was, Polunin commissioned his former colleague, Royal Ballet […]

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