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The Royal Ballet | The Nutcracker behind the scenes

December 15, 2012

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ballet dancer Ricardo Cervera in the nutcracker

The Royal Ballet | The Nutcracker behind the scenes Ever wondered how the magic tricks are put together for The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker ? Wonder no more. Gary Avis, aka Drosselmeyer in last week’s live cinema relay, explains all. The Nutcracker: Tricks and illusions (The Royal Ballet) The behind the scenes preparations for a […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 12, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker The Nutcracker English National Ballet London Coliseum Wednesday 12th December 2012 Party guests and puppets, magic, snow and glitter.  All the elements are there for the taking in The Nutcracker. Wayne Eagling’s production for English National Ballet brings a nephew from Military school (Vadim Muntagirov), a […]

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The Ballet Christmas Puzzle

November 26, 2012

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The Nutcracker

The Ballet Christmas Puzzle for you At the weekend I reported on a new Christmas gift that I wanted to share with you all – a Limited Edition, unique, collectable, gorgeous and fun Christmas jigsaw puzzle with a ballet theme. Your ballet jigsaw will become a piece of family history and is not available anywhere else. […]

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English National Ballet | The Nutcracker starring Venus Villa & Yonah Acosta

December 21, 2011

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two ballet dancers in reherasal for The Nutcracker

English National Ballet | The Nutcracker Back in October I published The Nutcracker casting for English National Ballet’s new production.  Ballet News favourites Venus Villa and Yonah Acosta take centre stage in December : Casting in order of Clara, Nephew/Prince, and the Nutcracker * Monday 26 December 2:30pm (F) Venus Villa, Yonah Acosta and Laurent Liotardo F […]

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Ballet News | Mouse King Media releases The Nutcracker Musical Storybook App

December 3, 2011

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The Nutcracker

Ballet News | Mouse King Media releases The Nutcracker Musical Storybook App It’s pretty rare for me to recommend an App based on anything to do with ballet, but The Nutcracker Musical Storybook App is so adorable and well crafted that I just have to! What’s so great about it ? It’s beautifully made for starters. London-based fine artist […]

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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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Ballet NEWS | Ballet Theatre UK’s The Nutcracker on tour

October 21, 2009

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Hello everyone, Just back from the most wonderful final rehearsals for Ballet Theatre UK’s new production of The Nutcracker.  I will bring you much more later, but for now I only have time to tell you how magical it’s going to be.  Have a look at some of the costume designs. The dancers have worked their […]

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