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DAVID BINTLEY STEPS DOWN AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL BALLET OF JAPAN

May 27, 2014

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DAVID BINTLEY STEPS DOWN AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL BALLET OF JAPAN Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Director David Bintley will make his last trip to Tokyo this week as the Artistic Director of the National Ballet of Japan. David ends his reign in Tokyo with the re-staging of his production The Prince of the Pagodas […]

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Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet

April 2, 2014

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Darcey Bussell at White Lodge Museum with Jay Jolley, Acting Director of The Royal Ballet School. Photo: Brian Slater

Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet A very special exhibition is being mounted this spring to mark the fifth anniversary of White Lodge Museum & Ballet Resource Centre, based at The Royal Ballet School in Richmond Park. Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet will chart Darcey Bussell’s […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Prince Of The Pagodas

March 26, 2014

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Tyrone Singleton as the King of the South; photo: Phil Hitchman

Ballet News Reviews | The Prince Of The Pagodas | Birmingham Royal Ballet The Prince of The Pagodas Birmingham Royal Ballet London Coliseum, 26th March 2014 David Bintley’s The Prince Of The Pagodas was funded by philanthropic support from Birmingham Royal Ballet’s audience. Touring, the support is harder to see. Tonight’s opening might have been […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere of THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS

March 18, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere performances of David Bintley’s THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS   The full-length ballet is one of the  closing highlights of the world-wide Britten 100 celebrations   Britten’s only full-length ballet score to be performed during the Britten 100 celebrations      Designs by Olivier award-winning and War Horse designer […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2014 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

February 7, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2014 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   A triple bill of witty classics, Three of a Kind The UK premiere performances of David Bintley’s The Prince of the Pagodas   Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere performances of David Bintley’s THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS

July 23, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET presents the LONDON premiere performances of David Bintley’s THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS     The full-length ballet is one of the closing highlights of the world-wide Britten 100 celebrations   Britten’s only ballet score to be performed during the Britten 100 celebrations      Designs by Olivier award-winning and War Horse […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Alys Shee, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

May 29, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Alys Shee, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Mondays begin at noon for us so the mornings are very relaxing. It makes it very easy to ease into the working week. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 – 2014 SEASON

April 9, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 – 2014 SEASON AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   UK premiere of David Bintley’s The Prince of  the Pagodas with scenery and costumes by War Horse designer Rae Smith Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker returns for  Christmas A mixed bill to celebrate the work of  choreographer Frederick Ashton includes a new revival of Les […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S ALADDIN RECEIVES ITS UK PREMIERE AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME IN FEBRUARY 2013

January 16, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S ALADDIN RECEIVES ITS UK PREMIERE AT BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME IN FEBRUARY 2013   12 performances only of David Bintley’s magical version of the classic tale in Birmingham An Aladdin spring tour to Salford, Plymouth, Sunderland and London Coliseum follows Birmingham dates Tickets for Birmingham Hippodrome or 0844 338 5000 Birmingham Hippodrome performance dates: Friday […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Darcey Bussell : A Life in Pictures

September 3, 2012

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Darcey Bussell in her dressing room

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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Royal Ballet Live

March 28, 2012

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Royal Ballet Live | Highlights Last Friday, March 23rd, The Royal Ballet launched a first for them – Royal Ballet Live; a live streaming day showing daily class, rehearsals, interviews and an Insight Evening, with their media partner The Guardian. The trailer for Royal Ballet Live asked the question, “have you ever wondered what it takes […]

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Ballet Business | How to be a media-savvy ballet dancer or student

February 20, 2012

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Ballet Business | How to work with the media In an earlier feature, How to get into ballet, I outlined the early stages of a ballet career and some of the pitfalls you might want to watch out for. As part & parcel of your professional ballet career – a visual art form – photographs of you could (and hopefully, will) end up in the media – here on Ballet […]

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The Royal Ballet | Summer 2012

January 17, 2012

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The Royal Ballet | Summer 2012 There are two notable events this summer at the Royal Opera House.  Firstly, The Royal Ballet revives Kenneth MacMillan’s The Prince of the Pagodas which hasn’t been seen since 1996 when Darcey Bussell danced the role created on her; Princess Rose. There are just 8 performances in June (no matinees) […]

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The Royal Ballet Yearbook 2011/12

September 8, 2011

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The Royal Ballet Yearbook 2011/12 reviewed There’s no doubt that this is an attractive book; it’s unusual size and striking photograph on the cover (Lauren Cuthbertson and Sergei Polunin from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland) will draw you in.  What happens when you delve inside ? The annual Yearbook is a curious mix of looking back […]

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The Royal Ballet Season details for 2011/12

April 13, 2011

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Today The Royal Ballet has announced it’s plans for Monica Mason’s final season as Artistic Director. Since 1987 Mason has been involved with the direction of the company to some degree, first as Anthony Dowell’s assistant, then Assistant Director, though Acting Director and finally in December 2002 as Director.  This year we have been told that there is […]

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