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Record Number of Entrants to Compete in Genée International Ballet Competition

October 19, 2016

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Record Number of Entrants to Compete in Genée International Ballet Competition at Sydney Opera House in December 2016     97 international dancers from 14 nationalities to compete in prestigious international ballet competition in December 2016 Australian Dancer Steven McRae announced as Genée 2016 Ambassador A record number of 97 dancers from over 14 countries are set […]

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The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce that the Genée International Ballet Competition will return to Sydney in 2016.

December 14, 2015

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Genée 2015 contestants pose outside the Sydney Opera House marking the one year count down until it will host Genée 2016.

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce that the Genée International Ballet Competition will return to Sydney in 2016. The prestigious competition’s last visit to Sydney in 2002 saw Australian dancer Steven McRae, now Principal at The Royal Ballet in London, awarded a gold medal. Also in 2002, the competition saw the […]

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HOUSTON BALLET INVITED TO PERFORM AT NEW YORK CITY’S FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL OCTOBER 6-7, 2015

October 2, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET INVITED TO PERFORM AT NEW YORK CITY’S FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL OCTOBER 6-7, 2015   Company To Perform Stanton Welch’s Maninyas Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet returns to New York to perform Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s Maninyas at the 12th annual Fall for Dance Festival. The company will give two performances of Maninyas […]

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SCIENCE AND FAIRY-TALE: THE ROYAL BALLET’S RAVEN GIRL AND CONNECTOME

September 30, 2015

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SCIENCE AND FAIRY-TALE: THE ROYAL BALLET’S RAVEN GIRL AND CONNECTOME    Raven Girl / Connectome Tuesday 6 October – Saturday 24 October   The Royal Ballet presents an evening of contemporary ballet exploring themes of identity and science as Wayne McGregor’s Raven Girl and Alastair Marriott’s Connectome return to the Royal Opera House for their […]

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Male dancer triumphs with gold medal at 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition

September 20, 2015

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Male dancer triumphs with gold medal at 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce the medallists from the 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition. A prestigious gold medal was awarded to Leroy Mokgatle, 15, from South Africa. The silver medal was picked up by Lania Atkins, 15, from […]

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The Royal Ballet | Age of Anxiety Triple Bill In Pictures

November 8, 2014

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Tristan Dyer in Age of Anxiety. Photo by Bill Cooper

The Royal Ballet | Age of Anxiety Triple Bill In Pictures The Royal Ballet’s latest triple bill, Ceremony of Innocence / The Age of Anxiety / Aeternum, is in rep until 17th November. Liam Scarlett and Kim Branstrup choreograph new and recent works for the company.

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Romeo & Juliet breaks a 54-year box office record for Queensland Ballet

July 8, 2014

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Romeo & Juliet breaks a 54-year box office record for Queensland Ballet Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic Romeo & Juliet production has broken a 54-year box office record. This world famous production of Shakespeare’s tragic tale of star-cross’d lovers, with guest appearances by international ballet stars Tamara Rojo, Carlos Acosta and […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET TOURS TO MOSCOW, TAIPEI AND SHANGHAI | Casting

June 4, 2014

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THE ROYAL BALLET TOURS TO MOSCOW, TAIPEI AND SHANGHAI The Royal Ballet Tour – Moscow 17 – 22 June / Taipei 27 – 29 June / Shanghai 3 – 5 July   This summer The Royal Ballet will tour to Moscow, Taipei and Shanghai for the annual international tour. The Royal Ballet is delighted to […]

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Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet

April 16, 2014

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Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet 27 June – 5 July Lyric Theatre, QPAC A PAIR OF STAR CROSS’D LOVERS The centerpiece of Queensland Ballet’s Season 2014 is the Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic Romeo & Juliet. The late Sir Kenneth MacMillan is one of the world’s most […]

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The Royal Ballet | The Winter’s Tale | In Pictures

April 10, 2014

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Sarah Lamb as Perdita and Steven McRae as Florizel in Act II of The Winter’s Tale

The Royal Ballet | The Winter’s Tale   The Royal Ballet’s new full length narrative ballet, Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, by Christopher Wheeldon opened tonight at The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London. The production runs until Thursday 8th May 2014.

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NEW BOOK REVEALS AN INSIGHT INTO THE WORLD OF ROYAL BALLET PRINCIPAL STEVEN McRAE

April 9, 2014

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NEW BOOK REVEALS AN INSIGHT INTO THE WORLD OF ROYAL BALLET PRINCIPAL STEVEN McRAE  Steven McRae: Dancer in the Fast Lane Steven McRae: Dancer in the Fast Lane is a revealing insight into the world of Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae. Photographed over the last 12 months by Andrej Uspenski, this book offers a glimpse […]

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Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet

April 2, 2014

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Darcey Bussell at White Lodge Museum with Jay Jolley, Acting Director of The Royal Ballet School. Photo: Brian Slater

Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet A very special exhibition is being mounted this spring to mark the fifth anniversary of White Lodge Museum & Ballet Resource Centre, based at The Royal Ballet School in Richmond Park. Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet will chart Darcey Bussell’s […]

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CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY, JACK THE RIPPER, AND HIGH-SPEED ACTION COMBINE FOR AN EXHILARATING TRIPLE BILL AT THE ROYAL BALLET

March 24, 2014

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CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPHY, JACK THE RIPPER, AND HIGH-SPEED ACTION COMBINE FOR AN EXHILARATING TRIPLE BILL AT THE ROYAL BALLET Serenade – George Balanchine Sweet Violets – Liam Scarlett DGV: Danse à grande vitesse – Christopher Wheeldon 14 – 26 May The ethereal choreography of George Balanchine’s atmospheric and emotionally subtle Serenade opens the Triple-Bill with a […]

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ROYAL BALLET WORLD PREMIERE: THE WINTER’S TALE BY CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON

March 13, 2014

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ROYAL BALLET WORLD PREMIERE: THE WINTER’S TALE BY CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON   Christopher Wheeldon’s latest work for The Royal Ballet is an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play The Winter’s Tale. Opening on Thursday 10 April, the ballet will also be screened live into cinemas around the world on Monday 28 April including more than 400 screens […]

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Masterclass with English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentova

February 22, 2014

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Masterclass with Daria Klimentova 02 Mar 2014 10:30 – 12:30 Celebrating Dance 2014 – a fundraising day for the Frank Freeman Scholarship fund. In 2012 I reported on an excellent master class held by RAD with Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae, and at the time some of you expressed an interest in attending – either to participate […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Gloria|Rhapsody|Tetractys – The Art of Fugue in pictures

February 18, 2014

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Sarah Lamb in Gloria. Photograph Bill Cooper, courtesy ROH

The Royal Ballet’s Gloria|Rhapsody|Tetractys – The Art of Fugue in pictures The Royal Ballet’s recent triple bill included notable debuts from James Hay and Francesca Hayward in Rhapsody, as well as a world premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Tetractys –  The Art of Fugue. Here’s a photographic record of the performances.      

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2014 Prix de Lausanne

February 3, 2014

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2014 Prix de Lausanne The Curtain has Fallen on the 42nd Edition of Prix de Lausanne The Prix de Lausanne has yet again attracted young, promising dancers from all over the world. This 42nd edition began with a total of 69 candidates, of which 20 were selected to compete in the finals on Saturday, February […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae named Young Australian Achiever of the Year

January 26, 2014

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The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae named Young Australian Achiever of the Year Last night, The Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae was honoured by the Australia Day Foundation. Marking Australia Day abroad has taken on an extra special meaning for Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae, who has been named Young Australian Achiever in the UK 2014 by […]

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WORLD’S FIRST BALLET FILM CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR DOWNLOAD REACHES NUMBER ONE IN ITUNES (UK) CLASSICAL MUSIC VIDEO CHART

October 12, 2013

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WORLD’S FIRST BALLET FILM CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR DOWNLOAD REACHES NUMBER ONE IN ITUNES (UK) CLASSICAL MUSIC VIDEO CHART Following the successful launch of Genesis in Tokyo earlier this summer, Crystal Ballet announces that this, the Company’s innovative first production, is now widely available for download to personal portable devices. The 28 minute long film can […]

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Queensland Ballet presents beautiful, breathtaking ballet in 2014

September 30, 2013

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Queensland Ballet presents beautiful, breathtaking ballet in 2014   Artistic Director Li Cunxin has assembled a collection of world-class choreographers, artists and designers from around the world for Queensland Ballet’s Season 2014.   The Company’s mainstage season includes three beautiful, breathtaking ballets: the world première of Greg Horsman’s brand new Coppélia in April; the Australian […]

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