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The Australian Ballet announces a very special Christmas Eve screening of The Nutcracker

December 18, 2014

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Benedicte Bemet in The Nutcracker. photo by Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet announces a very special Christmas Eve screening of The Nutcracker Audiences across Australia can bring the festive magic of The Australian Ballet’s The Nutcracker into their own homes when ABC TV screens the full performance on Christmas Eve. Tune in to ABC at 3.40pm on Wednesday 24 December to relive this spectacular […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for the Company’s annual festive production – The Nutcracker

December 8, 2014

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The Nutcracker: Cast announced for The Hong Kong Ballet’s Annual Festive Production The Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for the Company’s annual festive production – The Nutcracker. 13 dazzling performances will be held at the Grand Theatre of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre from 19th to 21st and 24th to 28th December […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Mayor John Tory Opens The Nutcracker as a Cannon Doll

December 6, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Mayor John Tory Opens The Nutcracker as a Cannon Doll Newly elected Toronto Mayor John Tory makes his debut as a Cannon Doll in the opening performance of The National Ballet of Canada’s The Nutcracker on Saturday, December 13 at 2:00 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker Casting

November 21, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker  Debuts by Evan McKie and Emma Hawes Shows Before Christmas Selling Out Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced principal casting for The Nutcracker. Performances before Christmas are selling out for Toronto’s favourite holiday tradition. Principal Dancer Evan McKie makes his company […]

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Colorado Ballet presents 54th annual production of The Nutcracker

November 3, 2014

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Colorado Ballet presents 54th annual production of The Nutcracker Made possible by presenting sponsor KeyBank   DENVER – Colorado Ballet will light up the stage with The Nutcracker, November 29 through December 27, 2014 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.  This holiday tradition features classic choreography after Marius Petipa paired with Tchaikovsky’s score performed live […]

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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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