Tag Archives: Tamara Rojo

NATASHA KAPLINSKY TO HOST 2014 EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION ALONGSIDE NEW JUDGING PANEL

April 16, 2014

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NATASHA KAPLINSKY TO HOST 2014 EMERGING DANCER COMPETITION ALONGSIDE NEW JUDGING PANEL English National Ballet is pleased to announce the Emerging Dancer Competition 2014 will be hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky, with tickets now on sale. The Competition, generously supported in its fifth year by Talbot Hughes McKillop (THM), will be held on Monday 19 May […]

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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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Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation

March 25, 2014

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Picture Shows: Director General, Tony Hall - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation Introduction Arts will take centre-stage across the BBC with a new topical strand taking audiences to music and arts events across the UK; a new digital offering; closer engagement with artists and institutions; more distinctive arts content across all the BBC’s outlets; and stronger leadership […]

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Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo to dance together on closing night of English National Ballet’s Lest We Forget

March 20, 2014

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Tamara Rojo & Akram Khan Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo to dance together on closing night of  English National Ballet’s Lest We Forget Full principal casting announced English National Ballet today reveals full principal casting for Lest We Forget which includes the announcement that Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo will dance together on closing night (Saturday 12th April). This is […]

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Akram Khan & Tamara Rojo In First Ever Performance Together For Lest We Forget

March 11, 2014

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Akram Khan & Tamara Rojo In First Ever Performance Together For Lest We Forget                           Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo are set to perform in an unmissable first, for this World Premiere, which opens at the Barbican on 2 April 2014. Further Principal […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Good Swan, Bad Swan : Dancing Swan Lake

February 25, 2014

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Artistic Director and Lead Principal dancer of English National Ballet, in her dressing room preparing to dance the dual role of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake. Tamara Rojo - (C) BBC - Photographer: Arnaud Stephenson

Good Swan, Bad Swan : Dancing Swan Lake Why is Swan Lake still being danced more than 100 years after it was created ? What is its appeal for audiences and for dancers of today ? These are some of the questions that Tamara Rojo, Principal dancer and Artisitc Director of English National Ballet, attempts to […]

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Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines

February 24, 2014

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Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines As courtesans, fashion icons, political pawns and international celebrities, the great ballerinas have played a multitude of roles both on and off the stage. They have moved from the courts of kings to stages around the globe, from the highs of public adoration to the lows of injury and scandal. But few […]

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‘Lost’ Kiss footage and ballet dancers in BBC Two and BBC Four Ballet Season

February 14, 2014

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‘Lost’ Kiss footage and ballet dancers in BBC Two and BBC Four Ballet Season   ‘Lost’ Footage of Sleeping Beauty’s Kiss rediscovered for BBC Ballet Season starring Margot Fonteyn Iconic dancer, Darcey Bussell, to talk about her ballet inspirations Never before seen footage of Symphonic Variations in association with the BFI for documentary Dancing in […]

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2014 | Casting

February 12, 2014

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2014 Just announced, the dancers taking part in this years Russian Ballet Icons Gala, on March 9th at the London Coliseum are as follows (subject to change) : Timur Askerov Silvia Azzoni Alina Cojacaru Mathew Golding Dmitry Gruzdev Dmitri Gudanov Daria Klimentova Johan Kobborg Ekaterina Krysasnova Vyacheslav Lopatin Vadim Muntagirov Marianela […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire

January 10, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire As stories go, Le Corsaire isn’t one you’d want to dwell on. At its core, the message isn’t a pleasant one to dwell on, even if it is supposed to be make-believe. However, staging this new production by Anna-Marie Holmes for English National Ballet has its […]

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English National Ballet | Romeo & Juliet Principal Casting

January 8, 2014

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English National Ballet | Romeo & Juliet Principal Casting It has already been announced that Carlos Acosta will partner Tamara Rojo for certain performances of English National Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet. Additionally, Friedemann Vogel will join the Company as a Guest Artist partnering Lead Principal Alina Cojocaru. Here is the Principal casting : 11 Jun 2014 Tamara […]

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English National Ballet School celebrates 25 years

November 7, 2013

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English National Ballet School celebrates 25 years This academic year 2013/14 we are delighted to be celebrating our 25th anniversary and in honour of this we will be promoting a series of events that showcases the skill and talent of our students, starting with a 90 minute live broadcast from the School at 5pm, 28th […]

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Backes & Strauss partner English National Ballet

October 7, 2013

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Backes & Strauss New ambassador Tamara Rojo

Backes & Strauss partner English National Ballet Backes & Strauss is delighted to announce its partnership with English National Ballet. The partnership will involve a close collaboration between the two companies both in the UK and internationally. Tamara Rojo, Principal Dancer and the Artistic Director of ENB will become the ambassador for the very feminine Victoria […]

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Caroline Thomson Appointed Executive Director of English National Ballet

October 2, 2013

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Caroline Thomson Appointed Executive Director of English National Ballet   Farooq Chaudhry to join as Producer Caroline Thomson has been appointed Executive Director of English National Ballet.  Caroline, who has been acting as interim Executive Director since May, takes on her new responsibilities with immediate effect.   Speaking of her new role, Caroline said: “Under the Artistic […]

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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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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 | Principal Casting Announced For Le Corsaire

July 31, 2013

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Le Corsaire

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 @ Buckingham Palace

July 13, 2013

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Picture by Ashley Bingham. Picture taken at the Coroation Festival. Buckingham Palace,

English National Ballet @ Buckingham Palace On Friday night English National Ballet performed Tempus, a newly commissioned piece by George Williamson for the Coronation Festival Gala, held in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace. The Festival was arranged by the Royal Warrant Holders; companies who have supplied the Queen, her husband or her eldest son for at […]

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David Wall CBE

June 19, 2013

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David Wall CBE   Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, said: “David Wall was one of the greatest British dancers of his generation. He had a very special relationship with English National Ballet as a valued and inspirational teacher. I was privileged to have worked with him on Sleeping Beauty, my first production […]

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Lexus Europe celebrate IS launch with English National Ballet

June 17, 2013

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Lexus Europe celebrate IS launch with English National Ballet Lexus Europe today announces details of their integrated advertising campaign to promote the launch of the New Generation IS model. Lexus has partnered with English National Ballet and renowned choreographer Russell Maliphant for the campaign by London advertising agency CHI &Partners, which stars ENB Lead Principal Dancer […]

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