Tag Archives: The Royal Ballet

The Australian Ballet’s Year of Beauty is set to enchant Adelaide this winter

May 8, 2015

Comments Off on The Australian Ballet’s Year of Beauty is set to enchant Adelaide this winter

Giselle, photography by Jeff Busby, and The Dream, photography by Daniel Boud

With ghostly spirits and magical woodlands, The Australian Ballet’s Year of Beauty is set to enchant Adelaide this winter South Australians will have the chance to see two magical ballet programs and peek behind the scenes of the national dance company, when The Australian Ballet returns to Adelaide in July. The beautiful tragedy of Giselle […]

Continue reading...

Wayne Sleep OBE to adjudicate over the South East’s finest young dancers in London

April 22, 2015

Comments Off on Wayne Sleep OBE to adjudicate over the South East’s finest young dancers in London

Wayne Sleep OBE to adjudicate over the South East’s finest young dancers in London   The best young ballerinas in the South East of England are set for a competition final co-judged by celebrity dancer and choreographer, Wayne Sleep OBE. Following regional heats spanning seven counties and featuring over 500 local young people, Wayne Sleep, […]

Continue reading...

Royal Ballet Young Choreographer, Charlotte Edmonds to be Genée 2015 Commissioned Choreographer

April 15, 2015

Comments Off on Royal Ballet Young Choreographer, Charlotte Edmonds to be Genée 2015 Commissioned Choreographer

Royal Ballet Young Choreographer, Charlotte Edmonds to be Genée 2015 Commissioned Choreographer   Rising choreographic talent Charlotte Edmonds joins The Royal Ballet for the 2015/16 Season for the first Royal Ballet Young Choreographer Programme and will undertake her first professional commission with the Royal Academy of Dance. Charlotte will be the Commissioned Choreographer for the […]

Continue reading...

NATALIA OSIPOVA, IVAN VASILIEV, EDWARD WATSON and MARCELO GOMES star in

April 13, 2015

Comments Off on NATALIA OSIPOVA, IVAN VASILIEV, EDWARD WATSON and MARCELO GOMES star in

Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev in Facada. Photograph by Cheryl Angear

NATALIA OSIPOVA, IVAN VASILIEV, EDWARD WATSON and MARCELO GOMES star in ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July 2015, London Coliseum   This summer’s hot dance ticket will be the ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at the Coliseum on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July, presented by producer and impresario Sergei Danilian (Ardani […]

Continue reading...

Grammy Award-winning South African legends LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO IN THE UK TOUR

April 1, 2015

Comments Off on Grammy Award-winning South African legends LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO IN THE UK TOUR

Grammy Award-winning South African legends LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO IN THE UK TOUR INALA Featuring world class current and former dancers from THE ROYAL BALLET and RAMBERT   TICKETS ON SALE NOW   Following a phenomenal 2014 tour and sell-out runs at both the Edinburgh International Festival and London’s Sadler’s Wells, INALA brings together four time Grammy […]

Continue reading...

Royal Academy of Dance | Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary announced

March 24, 2015

Comments Off on Royal Academy of Dance | Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary announced

(L-R) Valeri Hristov Harris Beattie Haley_Vaux Valerie Aitken and Petal Miller Ashmole at the 2015_Phyllis Bedells Bursary

Royal Academy of Dance | Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary announced The Phyllis Bedells Bursary has been awarded to two young dancers: 14 year-old Haley Vaux from Canada and 16 year-old Harris Beattie from Scotland. Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice-President of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), this year’s internationally-recognised competition […]

Continue reading...

The National Ballet of Canada | Choreographic Associate Robert Binet Creates New Work for New York City Ballet

March 20, 2015

Comments Off on The National Ballet of Canada | Choreographic Associate Robert Binet Creates New Work for New York City Ballet

The National Ballet of Canada | Choreographic Associate Robert Binet Creates A New Work for New York City Ballet September 30, 2015 Robert Binet, Choreographic Associate with The National Ballet of Canada, makes his choreographic debut at New York City Ballet (NYCB). Mr. Binet will create a new work that will premiere at NYCB’s annual […]

Continue reading...

Sadler’s Wells announces UK Tour Dates for Sylvie Guillem’s Life in Progress.

March 18, 2015

Comments Off on Sadler’s Wells announces UK Tour Dates for Sylvie Guillem’s Life in Progress.

Sadler’s Wells announces UK Tour Dates for Sylvie Guillem’s Life in Progress. Guillem is honoured with an Olivier Award In addition to the previously announced international tour, Sadler’s Wells presents world renowned dancer Sylvie Guillem’s final dance programme, Life in Progress, at the London Coliseum (Tuesday 28 July – Sunday 2 August), Edinburgh International Festival […]

Continue reading...

The National Ballet of Canada Returns to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with the US Premiere of The Winter’s Tale

March 9, 2015

Comments Off on The National Ballet of Canada Returns to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with the US Premiere of The Winter’s Tale

The National Ballet of Canada Returns to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with the US Premiere of The Winter’s Tale Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that the company will tour The Winter’s Tale to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., January […]

Continue reading...

Sergei Polunin, “Take Me to Church” by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

February 12, 2015

2 Comments

Sergei Polunin, “Take Me to Church” by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle Sergei Polunin “Take me to Church” by Hozier Directed by David LaChapelle Choreography by Jade Hale-Christofi Proving very popular, this video showing ex- Royal Ballet Principal dancer Sergei Polunin was recently released on YouTube. The video is beautiful. The choreography by Jade Hale-Christofi […]

Continue reading...

Prix de Lausanne | 43rd annual international competition for young dancers February 2nd to 7th, 2015, at Beaulieu Theatre, in Lausanne

January 28, 2015

Comments Off on Prix de Lausanne | 43rd annual international competition for young dancers February 2nd to 7th, 2015, at Beaulieu Theatre, in Lausanne

Prix de Lausanne | 43rd annual international competition for young dancers February 2nd to 7th, 2015, at Beaulieu Theatre, in Lausanne A total of 67 candidates, representing 18 nationalities, have been selected out of 300 applicants to participate in the annual week-long competition in Lausanne. After the selections taking place on Friday, February 6th in […]

Continue reading...

JEANETTA LAURENCE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THE ROYAL BALLET RECOGNISED FOR SERVICES TO DANCE IN NEW YEAR HONOURS

December 31, 2014

1 Comment

JEANETTA LAURENCE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THE ROYAL BALLET RECOGNISED FOR SERVICES TO DANCE IN NEW YEAR HONOURS   Jeanetta Laurence, Associate Director of The Royal Ballet, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list.   Born in Oxford, Laurence trained with June Christian and at The Royal Ballet School. Her dancing career […]

Continue reading...

Ballet News Previews | Darcey Bussell’s Looking for Audrey

December 28, 2014

Comments Off on Ballet News Previews | Darcey Bussell’s Looking for Audrey

Darcey Bussell - (C) Matchlight - Photographer: Marion Milne

Ballet News Previews | Darcey Bussell’s Looking for Audrey Retired Principal dancer of The Royal Ballet, Darcey Bussell explores the life of Hollywood legend Audrey Hepburn – away from the cameras and perhaps surprisingly, away from Hollywood. Hepburn spent the majority of her adult life in Switzerland, where she could escape the frenzy of the […]

Continue reading...

Ballet News Previews | Carlos Acosta’s Cuban Night

December 23, 2014

Comments Off on Ballet News Previews | Carlos Acosta’s Cuban Night

Carlos Acosta and Marianela Nunez in Scheherazade. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Carlos Acosta’s Cuban Night Ballet’s mega star, Carlos Acosta, hails from (if you didn’t already know) Cuba. When he’s not dancing at The Royal Ballet then he likes to produce shows that incorporate his Cuban heritage of mambo, salsa and jazz, and this programme was recorded earlier this year at the Royal Opera House. Acosta […]

Continue reading...

The Royal Ballet | Age of Anxiety Triple Bill In Pictures

November 8, 2014

Comments Off on The Royal Ballet | Age of Anxiety Triple Bill In Pictures

Tristan Dyer in Age of Anxiety. Photo by Bill Cooper

The Royal Ballet | Age of Anxiety Triple Bill In Pictures The Royal Ballet’s latest triple bill, Ceremony of Innocence / The Age of Anxiety / Aeternum, is in rep until 17th November. Liam Scarlett and Kim Branstrup choreograph new and recent works for the company.

Continue reading...

Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet 14/15

November 4, 2014

Comments Off on Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet 14/15

© ROH / Johan Persson, 2013

Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet 14/15 Rebranded for 14/15, The Royal Ballet Yearbook series returns with exclusive behind the scenes content. Introduced by Kevin O’Hare, The Royal Ballet’s Director, the yearbook covers a season preview and a visual look back at last season with Claudia Dean’s The Chosen One and some lovely images […]

Continue reading...

Dutch National Ballet’s Cinderella returns in December

October 28, 2014

Comments Off on Dutch National Ballet’s Cinderella returns in December

Dutch National Ballet’s Cinderella returns in December * Christopher Wheeldon’s version of the most popular fairytale in the world returns to the Dutch National Ballet * Performances from 12 December 2014 until 1 January 2015 in Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam Cinderella, the magical ballet by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, returns for a run of […]

Continue reading...

Ballet News Giveaway

October 23, 2014

Comments Off on Ballet News Giveaway

Ballet News Giveaway Earlier this week I reviewed the wonderful Ballet Spectacular, a children’s guide to the ballet. “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. […]

Continue reading...

The Royal Ballet World Premiere of Liam Scarlett’s The Age Of Anxiety

October 23, 2014

1 Comment

Ceremony of Innocence_ & Edward Watson Mara Galeazzi_photo_Rob Marrison

WORLD PREMIERE OF LIAM SCARLETT’S THE AGE OF ANXIETY ALONGSIDE WORK BY KIM BRANDSTRUP AND CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON   CEREMONY OF INNOCENCE / THE AGE OF ANXIETY / AETERNUM   Friday 7 – Monday 17 November 2014   The Royal Ballet presents the world premiere of Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety, his latest work for […]

Continue reading...

Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular

October 22, 2014

Comments Off on Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular

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 […]

Continue reading...