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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular

October 22, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular Ballet Spectacular. Quite a title to live up to, and the good news is that this book is a delight. Beautifully put together without overloading young readers, this book acts as a guide to all things ballet. Its glossy production is perfect for the lavish photography as you begin […]

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Queensland Ballet continues its Super Star year

September 22, 2014

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Queensland Ballet continues its Super Star year   Queensland’s reputation as an arts leader is set to get another Super Star boost with two of the world’s leading dancers coming exclusively to the state to perform with Queensland Ballet.   Arts Minister Ian Walker said the Super Star Fund would bring Alina Cojocaru from English National […]

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Vail International Dance Festival 2014

August 4, 2014

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Misa Kuranaga (Boston Ballet) performs an excerpt from Bournonville's Kermesse in Bruges on the second International Evening of Dance program at the 2014 Vail International Dance Festival.

Vail International Dance Festival 2014

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT SLEEPING BEAUTY

April 9, 2014

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT SLEEPING BEAUTY WITH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE TRIANGLE RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce that the company will end its 16th season with a production of Sleeping Beauty to Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet score, accompanied by live music of the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, May 15-18, […]

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‘Lost’ Kiss footage and ballet dancers in BBC Two and BBC Four Ballet Season

February 14, 2014

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‘Lost’ Kiss footage and ballet dancers in BBC Two and BBC Four Ballet Season   ‘Lost’ Footage of Sleeping Beauty’s Kiss rediscovered for BBC Ballet Season starring Margot Fonteyn Iconic dancer, Darcey Bussell, to talk about her ballet inspirations Never before seen footage of Symphonic Variations in association with the BFI for documentary Dancing in […]

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM

July 2, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce that principal dancers Margaret Severin-Hansen and Gabor Kapin have been invited to perform with the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerp, Belgium for the 2013-2014 season.  “This is a great honour for these two wonderful dancers and a […]

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David Wall CBE

June 19, 2013

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David Wall CBE   Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, said: “David Wall was one of the greatest British dancers of his generation. He had a very special relationship with English National Ballet as a valued and inspirational teacher. I was privileged to have worked with him on Sleeping Beauty, my first production […]

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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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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE NEW GISELLE TO CLOSE 15th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

April 29, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE NEW GISELLE TO CLOSE 15th ANNIVERSARY SEASON RALEIGH, NC — Over the first fourteen seasons, artistic director Robert Weiss has choreographed many of the great classic ballets to fit his company, Carolina Ballet – such ballets as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet – now he has taken on one […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

January 10, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday, January 9th 2013 English National Ballet dance Kenneth MacMillan’s production of The Sleeping Beauty (after Marius Petipa), and MacMillan regarded it as the most important classical ballet. This company, especially Tamara Rojo, dance it with the required gravitas. Dressed in Nicholas […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Fairytale Princess

December 19, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | The Fairytale Princess This beautiful hardback book takes you into a fairytale world, with Su Blackwell’s paper sculptures made from the pages of old books, bringing Wendy Jones’s retelling of classic stories to life. There are seven stories : Cinderella, The Frog Prince, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Princess and the Pea, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Igone De Jongh, Principal, Het Nationale Ballet

September 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Igone De Jongh, Principal, Het Nationale Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me in the morning is my 2 year old son! He usually wakes up at around 8 am and then we have breakfast all together with my husband and then the nanny […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chinatsu Owada, Alabama Ballet

July 4, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chinatsu Owada, Alabama Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? To remind myself that I have my body to dance and that I have supportive family who understand me living with my dream job makes me feel thankful and motivated. It makes me think “Let’s enjoy dancing while […]

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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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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AND WORLD PREMIERE FOR SEASON FINALE ROBERT WEISS’ BEETHOVEN: SYMPHONY NO. 9

April 26, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AND WORLD PREMIERE FOR SEASON FINALE ROBERT WEISS’ BEETHOVEN: SYMPHONY NO. 9 RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet closes the 2011-2012 season with the premiere of artistic director Robert Weiss’ Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, and the return of Beauty and the Beast May 17-20, 2012 at Raleigh Memorial […]

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English National Ballet announces Tamara Rojo as its new Artistic Director

April 13, 2012

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English National Ballet announces Tamara Rojo as its new Artistic Director This morning the news has been officially released that Royal Ballet Principal dancer Tamara Rojo has been appointed Artistic Director of English National Ballet. Is this the worst-kept secret in ballet ? In part, yes; due to an inadvertently premature tweet from a broadcaster that was picked […]

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Ballet News | Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner 2012 is announced

March 27, 2012

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Panel of judges, left-right Valerie Aitken ARAD, Lauren Cuthbertson and Marly Apoliano, with 2012 winner, Chisato Katsura Photo Mark Lees

Ballet News | Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner 2012 is announced Fifteen-year-old Chisato Katsura, has won the prestigious Phyllis Bedells Bursary, held on Sunday 25 March 2012 at Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Headquarters.   Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice President of the RAD, this year’s internationally-recognised competition attracted a record-breaking 40 […]

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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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A Tchaikovsky Trilogy – Swan Lake | Sleeping Beauty | Nutcracker at the London Coliseum

February 7, 2012

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A Tchaikovsky Trilogy at the London Coliseum, 23-28 July 2012 Swan Lake – Sleeping Beauty – Nutcracker Tickets On Sale Today For nearly two hundred years Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker have thrilled audiences around the globe. Now Danish dance legend Peter Schaufuss presents The Tchaikovsky Trilogy, his own take on […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andrea Bayne, Principal, Ballet Victoria

January 25, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andrea Bayne, Principal, Ballet Victoria What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? The simple fact of waking up and knowing that I am able to fulfill my passion as my career is more than enough to get me going on a Monday morning, I feel so fortunate. Why […]

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