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Dancers’ Career Development and The Royal Ballet School announce a pioneering new partnership

May 29, 2014

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  Dancers’ Career Development and The Royal Ballet School announce a pioneering new partnership       Dancers’ Career Development and The Royal Ballet School will work in partnership to embed a culture of Continuing Professional Development within the curriculum. This will involve visits and assignments on the subject of dancer transition, relating directly to […]

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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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The Royal Ballet School announces new Artistic Director Designate

July 11, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School announces new Artistic Director Designate     The Royal Ballet School announces the appointment of Christopher Powney to the new post of Artistic Director Designate, who will take up his position in April 2014. The summer term of 2014 will be a transitional period after which he will take over running the […]

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How ballet technique can be improved with photography

November 5, 2012

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Alaia Rogers | Second year student at The Royal Ballet School uses photography to refine her technique Earlier this year I was photographing a rehearsal for Ballet News where the choreographer was present in the studio. It might sound normal but this isn’t always the case – sometimes the Ballet Mistress or Notator will take the […]

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The Royal Ballet School | Independent Schools Inspectorate report for 2011

January 16, 2012

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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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