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Ballet At Christmas 2016

November 25, 2016

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Snowflakes and Drosselmeyer in a performance of The Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House - (C) Royal Opera House - Photographer: Andrej Uspenski

Ballet At Christmas 2016 BBC Two The Nutcracker For the first time in many years, the Royal Ballet has granted access behind-the-scenes for a landmark 90 minute Christmas documentary, following the company over three months as they prepare for the season’s production of The Nutcracker. Following the debuts of a number of dancers in iconic […]

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ORIGINAL CREATIVES & CAST REUNITE TO CELEBRATE THE SILVER ANNIVERSARY OF

November 30, 2015

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ORIGINAL CREATIVES & CAST REUNITE TO CELEBRATE THE SILVER ANNIVERSARY OF Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker   Until Sunday 13 December 2015   Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, B5 4TB 0844 338 5000 On Friday 27 November 2015 Birmingham Royal Ballet opened its magical production of The Nutcracker once again on the Birmingham Hippodrome stage, 25 […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere

March 8, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere ballet World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s end of year matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti.   A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Darcey Bussell : A Life in Pictures

September 3, 2012

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Darcey Bussell in her dressing room

Darcey Bussell : A Life in Pictures Darcey Bussell needs no introduction.  Known throughout the ballet world and far beyond its structured borders, Bussell defines what it is to combine very rare talent with exxceptionally good manners : in other words, a prima ballerina and a really lovely lady to boot. Putting together this photographic memoir, partly so […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2012 INTERNATIONAL TOUR to GRANADA

June 9, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2012 INTERNATIONAL TOUR to GRANADA Two performances only at the 61st INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND DANCE Peter Wright’s COPPÉLIA and a triple bill including Director David Bintley’s TAKE FIVE   Birmingham Royal Ballet will close its 2011/12 season with two spectacular outdoor performances at the Teatro del Generalife in Granada next […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER RETURNS TO THE BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

October 28, 2011

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ballet dancers in the Nutcracker

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION OF  THE NUTCRACKER RETURNS TO THE BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   The Nutcracker production trivia: Before the curtain goes up on the first performance, hours of work has been undertaken behind the scenes. The sets, props and lights for the show will travel to the Hippodrome in five articulate trucks from the Birmingham Royal […]

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An English Ballet | Ninette de Valois

July 18, 2011

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An English Ballet In 1981 Ninette de Valois, the founder of English Ballet, spoke at the Yorkshire Ballet Seminars.  This book, An English Ballet, combines that talk with her 1955 article, Some Problems of Ballet Today, along with Sir Peter Wright’s Madam’s Memorial Address; these two extras take up the second half of the book which […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s INTERNATIONAL Tour to Japan May 2011 with Guests Miyako Yoshida & Tamara Rojo

April 14, 2011

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BirminghamRoyal Ballet’S INTERNATIONAL Tour to Japan IN MAY 2011                Fundraising performance on 17 May in Tokyo for the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief   The company will perform Peter Wright’s The Sleeping Beauty and Frederick Ashton’s Daphnis and Chloë and The Dream         At certain performances Miyako Yoshida will guest in The Dream […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet – the first 20 years in photographs

December 1, 2010

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Birmingham Royal Ballet was formed when the Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet (as it was known then) was invited by Birmingham City Council and the Birmingham Hippodrome to set up a permanent base at the theatre. 20 years later, Birmingham Royal Ballet has decided to show off it’s diverse and rich repertoire, where they average 130 […]

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A sugar-coated treat from The Australian Ballet

July 3, 2010

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in The Nutcracker Photograph :  Jim McFarlane The Australian Ballet presents an enchanting encore season of The Nutcracker, an unmissable opportunity to meet the charming Clara and her sugar-coated friends. Returning after three sold-out cities in 2007, this magical production will bring festive cheer to Melbourne from 11 September at […]

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