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Ballet News Giveaway

October 23, 2014

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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. […]

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

October 23, 2014

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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 […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular

October 22, 2014

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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 […]

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The Royal Ballet | Music Director Appointed to Succeed Barry Wordsworth

October 7, 2014

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The Royal Ballet | Music Director Appointed KOEN KESSELS TO SUCCEED BARRY WORDSWORTH AS MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE ROYAL BALLET AND BARRY WORDSWORTH TO BECOME PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR   Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet, announced today that Koen Kessels has been appointed Music Director of The Royal Ballet to succeed Barry Wordsworth who […]

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World Ballet Day LIVE leaps to lead place in global online trending

October 3, 2014

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Artists of The Australian Ballet during class on World Ballet Day LIVE. Photography Kate Longley

World Ballet Day LIVE leaps to lead place in global online trending The inaugural World Ballet Day LIVE on Wednesday 1 October 2014 highlighted an enormous global love of ballet as audiences joined to watch the live online stream, engaging across social media channels in unprecedented numbers. Streamed online for 20 hours from 12pm Australian […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Natalia Osipova Becoming A Swan

September 30, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Natalia Osipova Becoming A Swan Photographs by Andrej Uspenski What makes you return to a photography book ? Reviewing countless such books, I find myself asking this question often, and only this time, reviewing this book, have I found an answer. Some photography books are coffee table tomes to be displayed […]

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Vida Polakov shines at Genée International Ballet Competition 2014

September 28, 2014

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Vida Polakov shines at Genée International Ballet Competition 2014     The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to reveal the medallists from the 2014 Genée International Ballet Competition. The judging panel, which included Dame Monica Mason DBE, former Director of The Royal Ballet, Petter Jacobsson, Directeur Général, Centre Chorégraphique National Ballet de Lorraine […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Streams Live On World Ballet Day

September 25, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada Streams Live On World Ballet Day   The Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet |  The National Ballet of Canada | San Francisco Ballet The first ever World Ballet Day on Wednesday, October 1 sees extraordinary and unprecedented access behind the scenes across five of the world’s […]

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World Ballet Day | What you’ll see

September 24, 2014

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

World Ballet Day | What you’ll see THE ROYAL BALLET OPENS ITS ‘VIRTUAL DOORS’ FOR AN INSIDE VIEW OF THE WORKING DAY AS PART OF A GLOBAL FIRST: WORLD BALLET DAY ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING ON WEDNESDAY 1 OCTOBER The Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet | The National Ballet of […]

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The Royal Opera House production of The Wind in the Willows at The Vaudeville Theatre

September 12, 2014

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CMP, ACT PRODUCTIONS WILLIAM ARCHER FOR BOB & CO and CELIA ATKIN present the Royal Opera House production of  The Wind in the Willows Directed and choreographed by Will Tuckett The Vaudeville Theatre  ALAN TITCHMARSH TO STAR AS NARRATOR IN OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, MAKING HIS WEST END DEBUT THE ROYAL OPERA […]

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BALLETBOYZ DEBUT APPEARANCE AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

September 11, 2014

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BALLETBOYZ DEBUT APPEARANCE AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE September 16th-27th LINBURY STUDIO THEATRE   BalletBoyz are to present theTalent 2014 in a brand new triple bill at the Linbury Studio Theatre in September as part of Deloitte Ignite 2014, the contemporary arts festival curated by The Royal Ballet and Minna Moore Ede of the National Gallery. […]

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GLOBAL FIRST: FIVE WORLD-CLASS BALLET COMPANIES, ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING IN OCTOBER

September 8, 2014

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Photography by Cheryl Angear

GLOBAL FIRST: FIVE WORLD-CLASS BALLET COMPANIES, ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING ON WEDNESDAY 1 OCTOBER   Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet | The National Ballet of Canada | San Francisco Ballet The first ever World Ballet Day will see an unprecedented collaboration between five of the world’s leading ballet companies. This […]

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Spectacular Evening of Dance Entertainment at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

September 8, 2014

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Spectacular Evening of Dance Entertainment at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London   Major stars of ballet combine with other performers to present a unique and dazzling program of dance with 12 short & exciting pieces including several premieres and new works alongside well loved classics. The event is in aid of new charity Dance Again Foundation which […]

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The Royal Ballet receives the Royal Academy of Dance’s highest award during fundraising gala

September 8, 2014

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Kevin O'Hare (Director The Royal Ballet)_receives the QEII Award from Darcey Bussell (President Royal_Academy of Dance) and Luke Rittner (CEO of the R

The Royal Ballet receives the Royal Academy of Dance’s highest award during fundraising gala The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has marked the 60th anniversary of presenting its highest honour – the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award (QEII Award) – to The Royal Ballet with a spectacular gala fundraiser. The RAD’s initial projection is that […]

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CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED ZULU BALLET INALA EMBARKS ON LONDON AND NATIONAL TOUR

September 4, 2014

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INALA August 2014 Photos by Giulietta Verdon Roe

CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED INALA EMBARKS ON LONDON AND NATIONAL TOUR Tour follows world première at Edinburgh International Festival in August 2014   Critically-acclaimed Zulu ballet INALA, featuring live music by four-time Grammy Award®-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo and current and former members of The Royal Ballet and Rambert, will begin its UK tour at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland New York Tour Principal Casting Announced

August 19, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland New York Tour Principal Casting Announced Presented by The Joyce Theater Foundation and  The National Ballet of Canada David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Centre  September 9 -14, 2014 The National Ballet of Canada and The Joyce Theater Foundation today announced the casting for Alice’s Adventures […]

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Don Quixote: Cast announced for The Hong Kong Ballet’s spectacular season première!

August 7, 2014

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Don Quixote: Cast announced for The Hong Kong Ballet’s spectacular season première! The cast list has been announced for Don Quixote, the first production of The Hong Kong Ballet’s 2014-15 season. Two newly promoted Principal Dancers, Liu Yu-yao and Li Jia-bo will dance onstage as Principals for this first time in this ballet; Yu-yao will […]

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Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev | Solo For Two | In Pictures

August 6, 2014

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Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev in Arthur Pita's Facada. Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev | Solo For Two | In Pictures Tonight in London, the UK premiere of Arthur Pita’s Facada will be performed as part of Solo For Two, with Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev. Pita adapted Facada specifically, from his original piece God’s Garden. The piece features Elizabeth McGorian and original music. […]

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Vail International Dance Festival 2014

August 4, 2014

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Misa Kuranaga (Boston Ballet) performs an excerpt from Bournonville's Kermesse in Bruges on the second International Evening of Dance program at the 2014 Vail International Dance Festival.

Vail International Dance Festival 2014

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014

July 22, 2014

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014 To The Royal Ballet Reece Clarke Calvin Richardson Gina Storm-Jensen Grace Blundell Grace Horler   To Birmingham Royal Ballet Alexander Bird Edivaldo Souza da Silva   To Bavarian State Ballet Maud-Hélène Treille   To Stuttgart Ballet Adam Russell-Jones   To Royal Danish Ballet Drew Nelson Samuel Rees   […]

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