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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET NEEDS YOU TO GET PIRATEY!

September 19, 2013

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET NEEDS YOU TO GET PIRATEY! English National Ballet is encouraging people in the UK to join in with International Pirate Day*, the annual event held on September 19. All around the country, members of the public, schools and teachers are invited to get involved in a series of pirate themed activities, designed […]

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English National Ballet | The Nutcracker Principal casting

August 7, 2013

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English National Ballet | The Nutcracker Principal casting Journey back in time with English National Ballet to a frost-covered, gas-lit London and join Clara, her Nutcracker doll and the magician Drosselmeyer in this traditional, festive tale for all the family. On an enchanted Christmas Eve, under the heavy boughs of the candlelit tree Clara battles […]

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For Le Corsaire

July 31, 2013

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English National Ballet | Principal Casting Announced For Le Corsaire Principal casting is today announced for English National Ballet’s new production of Le Corsaire (The Pirate) which premieres in Milton Keynes on 17 October 2013.  The production will then tour to Southampton, Oxford, Bristol, London and Manchester. Full details as follows:   Milton Keynes Thursday […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET TO PREMIERE LE CORSAIRE

March 25, 2013

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET TO PREMIERE LE CORSAIRE English National Ballet will premiere a new production of Le Corsaire (The Pirate), one of the great 19th Century classics, in October 2013.  English National Ballet will be the first UK company to perform the complete work which will open in Milton Keynes.  The production will tour Southampton, […]

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English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker

November 4, 2012

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English National Ballet’s The Nutcracker  English National Ballet performs Wayne Eagling’s The Nutcracker for the first time outside London at The Mayflower, Southampton. The Mayflower, Southampton 22-25 November 2012 London Coliseum 12 December – 5 January 2013, 02380 711811 Following last year’s sell-out Christmas Season in London which saw audiences of over 70,000 people, English […]

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Behind the scenes at the London 2012 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony

August 27, 2012

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Behind the scenes at the London 2012 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony Olivia Devyea had a bumpy ride to the Olympics, but after being selected to dance along with hundreds of other ballet dancers and Darcey Bussell, the roller-coaster really took off. Devyea tells her story of how this amazing opportunity came about and what was involved. “I […]

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Ballet Backstage | First hand account of the Olympics Closing Ceremony

August 14, 2012

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Backstage at the Olympics Closing Ceremony & rehearsals with the ballet dancers So, what does it feel like to dance in front of an audience of 26 million people ? Last year one of the Olympics casting directors asked me to help them find hundreds of ballet dancers who could dance very strongly en pointe, and in October […]

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Ballet News in collaboration with English National Ballet offers exclusive, money-can’t-buy prizes

May 24, 2012

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Ballet News in collaboration with English National Ballet offers exclusive, money-can’t-buy prizes Do you want to be the first to see a brand new live show ?  And attend the after show party ? Then read on, because you can … I recently reported that English National Ballet has collaborated with World Dance Champions Flawless. […]

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Behind the scenes at the Summer Party photoshoot @ Kensington Palace

May 22, 2012

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Behind the scenes at the Summer Party photo shoot @ Kensington Palace What does it take to get ten swans ready to dip and dazzle in London ? A very early start, full hair and make-up, a Swan tutu, Swarovski necklaces, a walk in the park and everything crossed for dry weather – the sun would be […]

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English National Ballet launches celebrity art auction as part of The Summer Party 2012

May 22, 2012

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English National Ballet launches celebrity art auction as part of The Summer Party 2012 On 27 June 2012 English National Ballet will once again take over one of London’s most glorious outdoor settings, The Orangery, Kensington Palace, for an enchanting evening of art, ballet and live performance inspired by Swan Lake. As part of our […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET | 2012 SPRING GALA

March 9, 2012

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET | 2012 SPRING GALA ON THURSDAY, MAY 10 TO CELEBRATE FRANCE WITH WORLD PREMIERE BALLETS BY PETER MARTINS AND BENJAMIN MILLEPIED AND A MAJOR REVIVAL OF GEORGE BALANCHINE’S SYMPHONY IN C Collaborators for the Evening Include Composer Nico Muhly and Designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte for the Millepied Premiere […]

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English National Ballet Spring Season with Swan Lake & free ballet events/classes

January 19, 2011

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EMERGING DANCER 2011 Aspire, discover, emerge… 28 February 10.30am – 5.30pm Clore Ballroom, Southbank Centre ADMISSION FREE – Drop-in event (no advance booking required). Join English National Ballet and engage in a programme of FREE activities inspired by the Emerging Dancer Award. 10.30am – 11.45am: English National Ballet class Follow the six Emerging Dancer nominees for […]

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Scottish Ballet & The Big Arts Give

November 30, 2010

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  ______________________________________________________________   PRESS INFORMATION   From Scottish Ballet                                                               30 November 2010 ______________________________________________________________ THE BIG ARTS GIVE Scottish Ballet invites you to help keep their dancers on their toes all season long As a registered charity, Scottish Ballet is taking part in the Big Arts Give this December, raising money towards the gorgeous array of […]

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