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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ashley Laracey, Soloist, New York City Ballet

April 21, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ashley Laracey, Soloist, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8 a.m. on a Tuesday morning?  The alarm rings at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning. A few minutes prior to the alarm, our automatic coffee pot begins brewing our favorite Whole Foods blend. The smell of coffee motivates me to get […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET TAKES ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SWAN LAKE AND A GALA PROGRAMME TO JAPAN

April 19, 2013

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THE ROYAL BALLET TAKES ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SWAN LAKE AND A GALA PROGRAMME TO JAPAN   Friday 5 to Sunday 14 July 2013   The Royal Ballet returns to the Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo with three exciting programmes including the Asian premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Anthony Dowell’s production of […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Olivia Cowley | #adayinthelifeofacorpsballerina

April 8, 2013

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Olivia Cowley as Calliope in Apollo photographed by Cheryl Angear

The Royal Ballet’s Olivia Cowley | Pointe Shoes & Plasters There is nothing remotely glamorous about being a professional ballet dancer. As Olivia Cowley, a dancer in her 10th season with The Royal Ballet tells me, “people think it’s blisters but actually it’s not. It’s the nails, the bed of the nails, no matter how […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 includes casting

March 15, 2013

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THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 includes casting

THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 RAVEN GIRL / SYMPHONY IN C Wayne McGregor / George Balanchine Conductor: Koen Kessels / Georges Bizet   Evening Performances at 7.30pm: Friday 24, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 May, Monday 3 June, Saturday 8 June Matinee performances: Wednesday 29 May 2pm, Saturday 8 June 1.30pm Raven […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Ravel Girl

February 27, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Ravel Girl by Audrey Niffenegger This story is the beginning point for Wayne McGregor’s next premiere for The Royal Ballet. All the ingredients for a new fairytale are here : transformation, medicine, unlikely lovers, technology and a Prince. Suspend reality for half an hour and you’ll unearth the fairytale you may (not) have dreamed […]

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Dutch National Ballet announce Best of Balanchine

January 17, 2013

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Dutch National Ballet announce Best of Balanchine * Three faces of a choreographic genius * programme to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of his death * première 7 February 2013 at The Amsterdam Music Theatre * performances until 1 March 2013 in Amsterdam, Groningen, Zwolle, The Hague, Heerlen, Utrecht, Breda and Enschede George Balanchine (1904-1983) was the […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Darcey Bussell : A Life in Pictures

September 3, 2012

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Darcey Bussell : A Life in Pictures Darcey Bussell needs no introduction.  Known throughout the ballet world and far beyond its structured borders, Bussell defines what it is to combine very rare talent with exxceptionally good manners : in other words, a prima ballerina and a really lovely lady to boot. Putting together this photographic memoir, partly so […]

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From Student to Star : Jessica Cohen, Northern Ballet

July 1, 2012

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From Student to Star : Jessica Cohen, Northern Ballet From Student to Star is an interview series featuring Graduates from vocational ballet school as they begin their professional careers. Ballet News will be following them periodically to keep you up to date with their progress and whether the reality of ballet life lives up to their high expectations. […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON

May 23, 2012

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THREE MUSIC FESTIVALS – STRAVINSKY, TSCHAIKOVSKY, AND AMERICAN MUSIC WORLD PREMIERE BALLETS BY PETER MARTINS, JUSTIN PECK AND CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON AND ORIGINAL SCORES BY MARC-ANDRÉ DALBAVIE AND SUFJAN STEVENS Twenty-One Weeks of Performances to Feature 65 Ballets and Scores by 44 Composers Four-Week Fall Season to […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER

March 26, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER   Boston Ballet’s thrilling season of dance features The Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia, Balanchine classics, a Jorma Elo world premiere, and an all Kylían program   BOSTON, MA – March 26, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET 2012/13 SEASON

March 14, 2012

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The Royal Ballet 2012/13 season details   Six world premieres Two works new to the Company Classics including Swan Lake,      La Bayadère and The Nutcracker Other full-length ballets Mayerling,      Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland      and Onegin One act ballets by Balanchine, Fokine, McGregor, Nureyev, Robbins,      Scarlett and Wheeldon The Royal Ballet in Northern        […]

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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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American Ballet Theatre’s Ethan Stiefel to retire

January 23, 2012

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ETHAN STIEFEL TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Ethan Stiefel, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 1997, will retire from the Company at the conclusion of the 2012 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  Stiefel will give his farewell […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2011-2012 SEASON FEATURING WORLD PREMIERE BALLETS BY PETER MARTINS, BENJAMIN MILLEPIED AND CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON

May 25, 2011

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2011-2012 SEASON FEATURING WORLD PREMIERE BALLETS BY PETER MARTINS, BENJAMIN MILLEPIED AND CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON Four Week Fall Season Begins on September 13 Highlighted by the September 22 World Premiere of Sir Paul McCartney and Peter Martins’ Ocean’s Kingdom The Fall Season Will Also Include a Farewell Performance for Principal Dancer […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Dancer Stacy Lowenberg Announces Retirement

January 25, 2011

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  Pacific Northwest Ballet Dancer Stacy Lowenberg Announces Retirement Following a 17-Year Career, Final Performances During 2010-2011 Season Seattle, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet corps de ballet dancer Stacy Lowenberg has announced she will be retiring at the end of the 2010-2011 season, following a 17-year career, 14 years of which were spent with PNB. […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Jeffrey Stanton Announces Retirement

November 25, 2010

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Jeffrey Stanton Announces Retirement Final Performances During 2010-2011 Season Seattle, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal and principal dancer Jeffrey Stanton have announced that Mr. Stanton will be retiring at the end of the 2010-2011 season, following a 23-year career, 17 years of which were spent with […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Mariinsky Ballet : Aristocrats of the dance return to Covent Garden

July 10, 2009

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Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet Homage to Balanchine – Rubies Photo : Natasha Razina The Mariinsky Ballet will be in temporary Summer residence at the Royal Opera House this summer. Here are the details of the repertory and casting. All casting is subject to change so please keep an eye on these pages as the dates draw […]

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