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Rudolf Nureyev: in search of perfection

September 6, 2013

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Frederick Ashton with Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, 1962. Photo: Associated Newspapers, The Royal Ballet School Collections, White Lodge Museum.

Rudolf Nureyev: in search of perfection A new exhibition, Rudolf Nureyev: in search of perfection, opens at White Lodge Museum & Ballet Resource Centre next week to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Rudolf Nureyev (1938-93), and to celebrate his lifelong search for perfection as a dancer, choreographer and director.   Two of […]

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Ballet News Recommends

December 3, 2012

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Ballet News Recommends It’s been a good year for ballet books and I want to recommend my top reads for Christmas. These are the books that you can’t go wrong with, whether they are gifts to give or receive – or whether they are, as we say in my family, “presents of undying affection,.” e.g. presents you […]

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Open House London 2012

August 17, 2012

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Open House London 2012 2012 is the 20th anniversary of Open House London, whose concept is to show examples of well designed buildings which have a positive impact and to engage everyone in the conversation.  Best of all, it’s a FREE weekend of special events, and some of them will take you to ballet-related buildings. […]

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The Royal Ballet School | Independent Schools Inspectorate report for 2011

January 16, 2012

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Darcey Bussell in rehearsal clothes

The Royal Ballet School | Independent Schools Inspectorate Inspection 2011 During October and November last year inspectors from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) inspected The Royal Ballet Lower and Upper Schools (RBS).  ISI is “a body approved for the purpose of inspection under Section 162A of the Education Act 2002. As such we report to […]

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John Rhys Halliwell triumphs at 2011 Phyllis Bedells Bursary

March 30, 2011

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John Rhys Halliwell triumphs at 2011 Phyllis Bedells Bursary Sixteen-year-old Briton, John Rhys Halliwell, a finalist in the 2006 Fonteyn Nureyev Young Dancers Competition, has won the prestigious Phyllis Bedells Bursary held on Sunday 27 March 2011 at Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Headquarters.  Held in honour of Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice […]

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The Royal Ballet School returns to NYC

February 10, 2011

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PRESS RELEASE The Royal Ballet School returns to New York City as part of an educational exchange programme with American Ballet Theatre’s junior company, ABT ll.     New York City visit culminates with two joint public performances at The Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theatre on 4 and 5 March, 2011. February 2011 The Royal Ballet […]

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