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English National Ballet 16/17 Season Autumn – Spring

February 18, 2016

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English National Ballet 16/17 Season Autumn – Spring English National Ballet becomes the first UK company to perform Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring Part of a triple bill that also includes works from William Forsythe and Hans van Manen, presented at Sadler’s Wells in spring 2017. English National Ballet to present both Mary Skeaping’s […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lauren Fagone, Richmond Ballet

May 29, 2014

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Lauren Fagone as The Fairy Godmother in Malcolm Burn’s Cinderella. Richmond Ballet 2014. All rights reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson

Cupcakes & Conversation with Lauren Fagone, Richmond Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? The thrill of a new adventure!  Every day offers the chance for growth and discovery!   …though the sweet smell of coffee brewing helps too! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is […]

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Claudia Dean – The Royal Ballet’s Chosen One| In Photographs

November 15, 2013

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Claudia Dean – The Royal Ballet’s Chosen One | In Photographs I recently interviewed Claudia Dean ahead of her debut as The Chosen One in The Royal Ballet’s The Rite of Spring by Kenneth MacMillan. Today I can add a performance photograph to compliment those in rehearsal that you saw earlier.

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The Royal Ballet’s Chosen One

November 5, 2013

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The Royal Ballet’s Chosen One | Claudia Dean Picture the scene. You’re in the Corps de ballet. You receive an email informing you that you have been chosen to perform a Principal role.  Your first thought : this must have been sent to me by mistake, surely ? No mistake. For Royal Ballet Corps dancer […]

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Richmond Ballet Celebrates 30 Years with Serenade, Fancy Free and The Rite of Spring

October 10, 2013

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Richmond Ballet dancers in The Rite of Spring by Salvatore Aiello. Richmond Ballet 2013. All rights reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson

Richmond Ballet Celebrates 30 Years with Serenade, Fancy Free and The Rite of Spring     Full-length repertory program features innovative 20th century works Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up for the 30th Anniversary Celebration performance, debuting at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage, November 1-3, 2013. This special performance, celebrating the Ballet’s […]

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RADICAL NEW RITE OF SPRING MARKS CENTENARY OF RIOTOUS PREMIERE

May 24, 2013

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RADICAL NEW RITE OF SPRING MARKS CENTENARY OF RIOTOUS PREMIERE    ‘In theatres now you can have a glass of champagne and a nice time, it’s all very civilised. That’s totally against the spirit of Stravinsky. Our production is radical, difficult and scary… that was the idea of Stravinsky.’ – Teodor Currentzis, Conductor   One hundred years […]

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING

February 12, 2013

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The Rite of Spring. Charles-Louis Yoshiyama. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING   Stanton Welch Creates a New Staging of The Rite of Spring, Featuring Designs by Indigenous Australian artist Rosella Namok Acclaimed Choreographer Edwaard Liang Creates His First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet to Music by Ezio Bosso Program Also Features Houston Ballet Premiere of […]

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LANDMARK SEASON FOR THE MARIINSKY THEATRE

December 18, 2012

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LANDMARK SEASON FOR THE MARIINSKY THEATRE OPENING OF NEW OPERA HOUSE IN ST. PETERSBURG, MULTIMEDIA AND 3D PRODUCTIONS OF MARIINSKY PERFORMANCES AND EXTENSIVE INTERNATIONAL TOUR The new Mariinsky theatre (Mariinsky II) scheduled to open Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 May, 2013 The Mariinsky Theatre’s 2012/2013 landmark season, which includes an extraordinary schedule of tours, performances, […]

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Programme 1

March 23, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews | English National Ballet’s Programme 1 | L’Après-midi d’un faune, Faun(e), World Premiere Firebird, The Rite of Spring English National Ballet Programme One – L’Après-midi d’un faune, Faun(e), World Premiere Firebird, The Rite of Spring London Coliseum Thursday March 22nd 2012 In this programme, and for the most part, the dancers and artistic […]

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES SUBSCRIPTION SERIES FOR 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

March 23, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES SUBSCRIPTION SERIES FOR 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON RALEIGH, NC —  During the upcoming 2012-2013 season Carolina Ballet, the Triangle area’s professional ballet company, will celebrate yet another milestone, its 15th  anniversary. The season could be subtitled “The Best of…” as it will highlight works of artistic director Robert Weiss, principal guest choreographer Lynne […]

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Ballet Austin Announces 2012/13 Season

February 28, 2012

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Ballet Austin Announces 2012/13 Season Featuring The Taming of the Shrew, 50th Annual The Nutcracker, The Rite of Spring, Cult of Color: Call to Color, and Giselle Ballet Austin today announces its 2012/13 Season, featuring the critically acclaimed Cult of Color: Call to Color, iconic ballet classic Giselle, a celebration of Stravinsky’s The Rite of […]

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English National Ballet celebrates the legacy of the Ballets Russes in a season of heritage pieces and new work at the London Coliseum

February 10, 2012

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an artists impression of The Rite of Spring by Noemi Manalang

English National Ballet celebrates the legacy of the Ballets Russes in a season of heritage pieces and new work at the London Coliseum   Beyond Ballets Russes, London Coliseum Call 0871 911 0200 Book online for Programme One and Programme Two Tickets £10 – £67   Programme 1 22 – 27 March L’après-midi d’un faune, Faun(e), […]

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Houston Ballet announces 2012/13 season

January 25, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON World Premieres by Aszure Barton in September 2012 and Edwaard Liang in March 2013 Highlight Season Stanton Welch Stages New Production of The Rite of Spring in March 2013 to Mark Centennial of Landmark Work Company Premieres of George Balanchine’s Ballet Imperial, Mark Morris’s Pacific, and Twyla Tharp’s The Brahms-Haydn Variations Trey McIntyre’s Full-Length Peter Pan Returns to the Repertoire in June 2013 Cullen Series Returns with […]

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English National Ballet at Tate Britain

October 28, 2011

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English National Ballet at Tate Britain 27 February –4 March 2012   Exploring Picasso and his interest in ballet in Britain Next March English National Ballet will take up residency in Tate Britain’s Duveen galleries to celebrate the opening of the major exhibition Picasso & Modern British Art and the Company’s Beyond Ballets Russes season. […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kit Holder, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

September 18, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kit Holder, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Coffee and music.  And another coffee. Why ballet? I was rubbish at football!  I have always loved music and dancing is a natural response.  To work with live music every day is one of my […]

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English National Ballet season 2011/12

July 23, 2011

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English National Ballet has released details of it’s 2011/12 season as follows : Strictly Gershwin on tour 6 – 9 October (preview week) 12 Oct-19 November (National tour) 14-18 February 2012 Bristol Hippodrome January 2012 London Coliseum The Nutcracker 7 December – 14 January 2012 London Coliseum Beyond Ballet Russes (The Rite of Spring/Ode:Meditation sur […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Daniel Jones, Soloist, English National Ballet

September 14, 2009

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Daniel Jones, Soloist, English National Ballet Jones will be performing Hilarion on the opening night of Giselle in Manchester and various other performances, and will be performing Drosselmeyer in The Nutcracker (dates to be announced). Jones has his own film production company – Soloistmovies.com. Jones has been quoted in this article […]

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