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Ballet News Christmas Cupcakes & Conversation 2012

December 18, 2012

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Ballet News Christmas Cupcakes & Conversation 2012 What does a ballet dancer do ? What happens when the curtain goes down ? The grit and the glamour : your backstage pass into ballet. It doesn’t matter whether you are new to ballet, a ballet teacher, dancer, student or someone who just loves ballet, there is always something […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andile Ndlovu, The Washington Ballet

June 2, 2012

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Andile Ndlovu by Steve Vaccariello

Cupcakes & Conversation with Andile Ndlovu, The Washington Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Nothing really motivates me on a Monday.  I do not like Mondays as it is the first day of the week. Why ballet ? I do ballet because it is not a stereotypical activity that people […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Angela Malan, Senior Principal dancer, Ballet Mistress and Coach, South African Ballet Theatre

May 27, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Angela Malan, Senior Principal dancer, Ballet Mistress and Coach, South African Ballet Theatre  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I am motivated by the constant, yet unobtainable strive for perfection! Why ballet ? Ballet is the only thing that feeds all I need: my soul, my body, […]

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Queensland Ballet Principal dancer Christian Tátchev steps into a new role

April 24, 2012

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Christian Tatchev Photographer David Kelly

Queensland Ballet Principal dancer Christian Tátchev steps into a new role Christian Tátchev, Principal Dancer at Queensland Ballet since joining the Company in October 2008, has announced he is retiring from dancing due to an ongoing injury, and to focus on his position as Ballet Master for the Company. Tátchev was appointed as Ballet Master […]

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Ballet News | SOUTH AFRICA SCOOPS 2 BRONZE MEDALS AT THE 2011 GENEE

October 27, 2011

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SOUTH AFRICA SCOOPS 2 BRONZE MEDALS AT THE 2011 GENEE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2011  Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions and the flagship event of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), the Genée International Ballet Competition, held at the Artscape Opera House on Sunday 9 October, finished […]

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Ballet NEWS | Royal Ballet School Graduates 2009

July 15, 2009

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In my review of The Royal Ballet School Summer Matinee Performance, I reported that every one of the 2009 Graduate year had been awarded a contract with a professional ballet company. Here is the full list of Graduates and where they are going : Ruth Bailey – The Royal Ballet Leticia Stock – The Royal […]

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