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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle National Tour

September 8, 2016

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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle National Tour Tuesday 27 Sept – Saturday 19 Nov 2016 Tickets: £10.75 – £58.15   Casting announced, Tamara Rojo, Alina Cojocaru, Fernanda Oliveira and Madison Keesler perform in the role of Giselle. Isaac Hernandez, James Streeter and Fernando Bufalá perform in the role of Albrecht. A new version […]

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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle

July 15, 2016

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English National Ballet | Akram Khan’s Giselle National Tour Tuesday 27 Sept – Saturday 19 Nov 2016 Tickets: £10.75 – £58.15 One of the most anticipated dance events of 2016, English National Ballet presents the world premiere of Akram Khan’s Giselle at the Palace Theatre, Manchester from Tuesday 27 September – Saturday 1 October, before […]

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English National Ballet She Said | Principal Casting

April 5, 2016

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English National Ballet She Said | Principal Casting  Sadler’s Wells Wednesday 13 – Saturday 16 April 2016 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £12 – £45 Lead Principal, Tamara Rojo partners legendary ballet star Irek Mukhamedov as Frida and Diego in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Broken Wings. English National Ballet’s highly anticipated new triple bill […]

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English National Ballet Swan Lake in-the-round

February 24, 2016

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English National Ballet's Swan Lake photographed by Cheryl Angear

English National Ballet Swan Lake in-the-round Royal Albert Hall, SW7 Wednesday 1 – Sunday 12 June 2016 Performances at 7.30pm (mats at 2.30pm on 4, 5, 9, 11, 12) Tickets: £22.39 to £73.90 Tickets  0845 401 5045  Raymond Gubbay Ltd and the Royal Albert Hall present Derek Deane’s critically acclaimed production of Swan Lake in-the-round […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2016 SPRING SEASON

February 6, 2016

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2016 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   Two of Sir Frederick Ashton’s classic ballets pair up for a double bill; The Dream, and for the first time ever performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet, A Month in the Country A revival of Kenneth Macmillan’s Romeo and Juliet   Venue and booking information: Birmingham […]

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BIG DANCE 2016: CELEBRATING THE DANCE DECADE

January 29, 2016

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BIG DANCE 2016:  CELEBRATING THE DANCE DECADE Big Dance celebrates a decade of expansion and development in dance across the country in 2016, in this, the final Big Dance year, with events and performances all over the country between 2 and 10 July 2016. Big Dance, founded by the Mayor of London in 2006 and now […]

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Ballet News Reviews | What Lies Beneath by Rick Guest

January 10, 2016

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What Lies Beneath

Ballet News Reviews | What Lies Beneath by Rick Guest With a foreword by Tamara Rojo, What Lies Beneath is a large photography book with dancers as its subject, by international photographer Rick Guest that aims to go beyond the immediately obvious. Guest explains, “I became obsessed with the grace and poise of these creatures […]

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New Year Honour for English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo

December 31, 2015

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Tamara Rojo & Akram Khan Photograph : Cheryl Angear

New Year Honour for English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has been awarded a CBE for her services to ballet in the Queen’s 2016 New Year’s Honours. Of receiving a CBE, Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet said; “I am truly humbled to receive this honour. […]

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Flamingo Chicks dazzle Downing Street

November 27, 2015

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Flamingo Chicks dazzle Downing Street Flamingo Chicks dazzle Downing Street with a dance celebration to showcase #balletnotbarriers A flock of young dancers from the inclusive Flamingo Chicks dance school pirouetted their way into 10 Downing Street this week, trailing glitter, feathers and ribbons in their wake, to show Samantha Cameron and guests that ballet has […]

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English National Ballet announces co-producers and UK tour dates for its new production of Giselle by Akram Khan

November 11, 2015

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English National Ballet announces co-producers and UK tour dates for its new production of Giselle by Akram Khan English National Ballet is proud to announce its new production of Giselle by Akram Khan, one of the most sought after choreographers working today, will be a co-production with Manchester International Festival and Sadler’s Wells. One of […]

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Unique Gala of Spanish Dance and Dancers

November 10, 2015

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Unique Gala of Spanish Dance and Dancers   Thursday 26th November 2015 The Place, 17 Dukes Rd WC1H 9PY   The British-Spanish Society announces a unique Gala evening of Spanish dance and dancers featuring two world premieres and dancers from The Royal Ballet      To help celebrate its centenary year, the British Spanish Society […]

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English National Ballet announces The Dance Within Us, a new residency at Tate Liverpool

October 20, 2015

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English National Ballet announces The Dance Within Us, a new residency at Tate Liverpool To coincide with performances of its award-winning production Le Corsaire at Liverpool Empire from Wednesday 18 – Saturday 21 November, English National Ballet announces The Dance Within Us, a programme of ambitious projects, including live performance work, which takes place beyond […]

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker | Principal Casting

October 15, 2015

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker | Principal Casting English National Ballet’s acclaimed production of Nutcracker returns to the London Coliseum this Christmas from Wednesday 16 December 2015 – Sunday 10 January 2016. Following a hugely successful run in 2014 when over 70,000 audience members made it part of their holiday celebrations, this version by Wayne Eagling […]

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in Liverpool – Principal Casting

October 13, 2015

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire in Liverpool – Principal Casting English National Ballet Le Corsaire Liverpool Empire Wednesday 18 – Saturday 21 November 2015 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £11.90 – £43.90 Following its five-star premiere in 2013, English National Ballet’s production of Le Corsaire returns with performances at the Liverpool Empire from […]

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget | Principal Casting

July 28, 2015

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English National Ballet | Lest We Forget Sadler’s Wells, EC1R Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 September 2015 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £12 – £45 Tickets online or 0844 412 4300  After moving audiences and critics alike at its premiere in 2014, English National Ballet’s poignant reflection on the First World War, Lest We Forget […]

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FRENCH SOLE FOR ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET

June 28, 2015

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FRENCH SOLE FOR ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET French Sole founder and designer, Jane Winkworth, has designed a limited edition shoe in aid of English National Ballet, an arts charity Jane has closely supported in recent years. The shoe is a classic French Sole style, the “Henrietta” in a fitting ballet pink glitter, with a silver leather […]

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English National Ballet | Choreographics Live

May 14, 2015

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Choreographics Live Saturday 20 June 2015 Performance at 2.15pm   English National Ballet’s platform for emerging dance makers, Choreographics, at Sadler’s Wells’ Lilian Baylis Studio on 19 and 20 June, will this year be live streamed for the first time, in partnership with ArtStreamingTV, on Saturday 20 June at 2.15pm.   As well as being […]

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BBC Young Dancer Award

May 10, 2015

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BBC Young Dancer Award A 17-year-old contemporary dancer from Northumberland has been named the first winner of the BBC Young Dancer award. Connor Scott beat five other finalists after they all performed before a panel of leading dance experts at Sadler’s Wells in London. The award was presented by Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta – […]

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BBC Young Dancer 2015 – Ballet final

April 26, 2015

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BBC Young Dancer 2015 – Ballet final The BBC is to turn the spotlight on the UK’s best young dancers with the first ever BBC Young Dancer 2015. The nationwide award has invited dancers to submit entries to compete for six places in a televised Grand Final to be shown live on BBC Two in […]

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Updated Principal Casting for English National Ballet’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake at the London Coliseum

October 23, 2014

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Updated Principal Casting for English National Ballet’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake at the London Coliseum   Nutcracker returns to the London Coliseum this Christmas from Thursday 11 December 2014 – Sunday 4 January 2015. Nutcracker sees Guest Artist Mathias Dingman’s debut performance with English National Ballet. He performs in the role of the Prince, alongside […]

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