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Queensland Ballet presents The Nutcracker

October 30, 2014

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Queensland Ballet presents The Nutcracker Welcome the holiday season with this beloved and magical Christmas tale.   Ben Stevenson’s acclaimed production of The Nutcracker is a sheer delight, with sparkling dance and stunning sets and costumes that bring a host of fanciful characters to life. When midnight strikes, young Clara’s enchanted Christmas gift leads her […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER

October 28, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER RETURNS TO THE BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME performances: FRIDAY 28 November – Saturday 13 December 2014 Birmingham Hippodrome Ticket Office: 0844 338 5000     With tickets selling fast and several performances already sold out, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s spectacular production of the fairytale classic The Nutcracker, created by […]

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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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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular

October 22, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular Ballet Spectacular. Quite a title to live up to, and the good news is that this book is a delight. Beautifully put together without overloading young readers, this book acts as a guide to all things ballet. Its glossy production is perfect for the lavish photography as you begin […]

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The Australian Ballet’s The Nutcracker: an enchanting festive favourite back by popular demand to delight Melbourne and Sydney audiences

August 14, 2014

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Benedicte Bemet and Andrew Killian in The Nutcracker. Photography Georges Antoni

The Nutcracker: an enchanting festive favourite back by popular demand to delight Melbourne and Sydney audiences The Australian Ballet prepares to enchant audiences with The Nutcracker, an unmissable opportunity to delve into the wintery fairytale land of Clara and her magical friends. Returning to the stage for the first time since sell-out seasons in 2010, […]

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Tickets are on sale now for Colorado Ballet’s 2014-2015 season

July 15, 2014

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Tickets are on sale now for Colorado Ballet’s 2014-2015 season   DENVER – Single tickets went on sale today for Colorado Ballet’s 54th season, which will include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dracula, The Nutcracker and Ballet MasterWorks at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and Peter and the Wolf at the Newman Center for the Performing […]

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The Australian Ballet | The Nutcracker

July 11, 2014

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in The Nutcracker. Photography Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet | The Nutcracker The Australian Ballet prepares to enchant audiences with The Nutcracker, an unmissable opportunity to delve into the wintery fairytale land of Clara and her magical friends. Returning to the stage for the first time since sell-out seasons in 2010, this magical production will bring festive cheer to Melbourne from […]

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Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers to be staged on two sides of the globe this autumn

June 10, 2014

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Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers to be staged on two sides of the globe this autumn Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers are to be staged by The Royal New Zealand Ballet and Alberta Ballet on opposite sides of the globe this autumn. The two companies are working […]

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The National Ballet of Canada 2014/15 Season Announced

February 3, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada 2014/15 Season Announced Canadian Premiere of The Tempest by Alexei Ratmansky World Premiere by Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté Tours to Los Angeles and Ottawa Future Projects: The Winter’s Tale and Le Petit Prince Watch the 2014/15 Season Announcement Video with Karen Kain > February 3, 2014… Karen Kain, Artistic Director […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Giuliano Contadini, Soloist, Northern Ballet

January 6, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Giuliano Contadini, Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My special protein shake. It wakes me up much faster than my alarm. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? It’s the […]

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Ballet at Christmas

December 24, 2013

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A Ballet News World Exclusive Illustration by Noemi Manalang

 Ballet at Christmas Looking for ballet on television over the holidays ? Here’s your guide. Carlos Acosta’s new Royal Ballet production of Don Quixote is on BBC Four at 8pm on Christmas Day. On Sky Arts you can see : Les Patineurs on 15 December at 3.30pm and then at various other times during the festive period. The […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet’s dancers welcome two guest stars

December 20, 2013

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Guest Dancer: Aki Saito

The Hong Kong Ballet’s dancers welcome two guest stars as they prepare for tonight’s opening of The Nutcracker Ahead of Thursday night’s dress rehearsal in the Grand Theatre of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, there is an atmosphere of great excitement among the dancers, as they prepare to stage this year’s first performance of The […]

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Hong Kong Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 13, 2013

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Choreographer Terence Kohler speaks about the enduring significance of The Nutcracker for generations of children  As The Hong Kong Ballet’s dancers make their final preparations for this year’s run of The Nutcracker (20th – 29th December 2013, Hong Kong Cultural Centre), choreographer Terence Kohler was singing the praises of Hong Kong’s talented child dancers. Just […]

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HOUSTON BALLET II DANCERS MAKE GUEST APPEARANCES IN THE NUTCRACKER DURING HOLIDAY SEASON

December 7, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET II DANCERS MAKE GUEST APPEARANCES IN THE NUTCRACKER DURING HOLIDAY SEASON   Houston, Texas – Several international artists of Houston Ballet II, the second company featuring exciting young dancers from around the globe launching their careers, will make guest appearances performing principal roles in productions of The Nutcracker in Texas and Louisiana during the […]

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BMO Harris Bank Sponsors John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker and Offers a Special Saturday Matinee

December 4, 2013

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The Sarasota Ballet in the world premiere of John Ringling's Circus Nutcracker in December 2012

BMO Harris Bank Sponsors John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker and Offers a Special Saturday Matinee    For the second year in a row, BMO Harris Bank has signed on as the premiere sponsor for The Sarasota Ballet’s John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker. Taking the stage of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall December 20 – 21, this […]

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes

November 20, 2013

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes and other digital video stores An unprecedented documentary showing the making and performance of excerpts from some of the most beloved classical ballet variations of all time : Don Quixote,  Flames of Paris,  Giselle,  The Nutcracker  and  Swan Lake. An international cast including Ashley […]

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Houston Ballet Kicks Off The Holiday Season With Free Wortham Theater Center Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 16, 2013

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Artists of Houston Ballet Academy

Houston Ballet Kicks Off The Holiday Season With Free Wortham Theater Center Tree Lighting Ceremony   Costumed characters from Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker Greet the Public in Event Sponsored by Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera and Houston First   HOUSTON — On Wednesday, November 27 from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, the holiday season will officially begin […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet performed excerpts of The Nutcracker

November 16, 2013

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The Hong Kong Ballets dancers perform the Waltz of the Flowers in 1881 Heritages Grand Piazza left to right Catherine Lau, Naomi Yuzawa, Machi Muto, Candice Adea

The Hong Kong Ballet performed excerpts of The Nutcracker at the 1881 Heritage Celestial Charm Christmas Lighting Ceremony Crowds gathered this evening to watch the Opening Ceremony of the Celestial Charm Christmas Lights at 1881 Heritage, and to enjoy a performance of excerpts from the festive classical ballet The Nutcracker by The Hong Kong Ballet. […]

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A Day At Elmhurst School for Dance

November 11, 2013

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Elmhurst School for Dance

A Day At Elmhurst School for Dance Have you ever wondered what it’s like inside a vocational ballet school ? Olivia Caughey recently won a prize to visit Elmhurst School For Dance at the 2013 Move It expo. Caughey is 15 years old and will be auditioning for Upper Schools, including Elmhurst, in the coming […]

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Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker

November 7, 2013

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Allison Miller and Artist of Houston Ballet

Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker Company Performs Beloved Holiday Production, Seen by Over One Million People Since Its Premiere in 1987 HOUSTON, TEXAS – From November 29 – December 29, 2013, Houston Ballet celebrates the holidays with Ben Stevenson’s breathtaking production of The Nutcracker, seen by over 1,000,000 people since its premiere 26 years ago.  The […]

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