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Ballet Class with The Royal Ballet’s Sander Blommaert

February 14, 2016

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Ballet Class with The Royal Ballet’s Sander Blommaert Are you looking to improve your ballet technique ? Sander Blommaert, a dancer with The Royal Ballet, is offering a short series of 10 ballet classes in response to demand. Book quickly !

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THE ROYAL BALLET AND THE BOLSHOI THEATRE OF RUSSIA ANNOUNCE FIRST CO-PRODUCTION

February 14, 2016

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THE ROYAL BALLET AND THE BOLSHOI THEATRE OF RUSSIA ANNOUNCE FIRST CO-PRODUCTION   The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia announce their first co-production. Christopher Wheeldon’s new ballet Strapless will receive its world premiere in London tonight and is part of an all Wheeldon mixed programme which includes After the Rain and Within […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | New York Premiere of The Winter’s Tale

January 21, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | New York Premiere of The Winter’s Tale The National Ballet of Canada at Lincoln Center Festival Artistic Director Karen Kain and Executive Director Barry Hughson of The National Ballet of Canada today announced the company’s return to the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City. […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Winter’s Tale Principal Casting Announced

January 13, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Winter’s Tale Principal Casting Announced The National Ballet of Canada returns to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington,D.C. with the U.S. premiere of The Winter’s Tale from January 19 — 24, 2016. The company toured to the Kennedy Center with Alice’s Adventures in […]

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The Australian Ballet expands its ranks to 79

January 13, 2016

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The Australian Ballet expands its ranks to 79 The dancers of The Australian Ballet are back in the studio today following their summer break, with ten new additions at the barre, alongside a number of recently-promoted dancers starting the year in a new rank.   With 79 full-time dancers – up from 68 in 2015 […]

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Ballet News Reviews | What Lies Beneath by Rick Guest

January 10, 2016

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What Lies Beneath

Ballet News Reviews | What Lies Beneath by Rick Guest With a foreword by Tamara Rojo, What Lies Beneath is a large photography book with dancers as its subject, by international photographer Rick Guest that aims to go beyond the immediately obvious. Guest explains, “I became obsessed with the grace and poise of these creatures […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montano to Judge Dancing with the Stars in Columbia

January 9, 2016

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The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montano to Judge Dancing with the Stars in Columbia The Royal Ballet’s Colombian Soloist Fernando Montano has taken a short unpaid sabbatical from Covent Garden and returned to Colombia to spend time with his relatives and especially his Father, who is unwell. Since he left his home in Colombia at the […]

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The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce that the Genée International Ballet Competition will return to Sydney in 2016.

December 14, 2015

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Genée 2015 contestants pose outside the Sydney Opera House marking the one year count down until it will host Genée 2016.

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce that the Genée International Ballet Competition will return to Sydney in 2016. The prestigious competition’s last visit to Sydney in 2002 saw Australian dancer Steven McRae, now Principal at The Royal Ballet in London, awarded a gold medal. Also in 2002, the competition saw the […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Ricardo Cervera To Retire As a Dancer

December 10, 2015

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The Royal Ballet’s Ricardo Cervera To Retire As a Dancer First Soloist Ricardo Cervera will make his last appearance as a dancer with The Royal Ballet on 12 December after 22 years with the Company. His final performance will be as Hans-Peter in The Nutcracker, he will continue in his role as Assistant Ballet Master. Cervera […]

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The Royal Ballet | Casting for Productions April – May 2016

December 9, 2015

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The Royal Ballet Productions April – May 2016   THE WINTER’S TALE Christopher Wheeldon Conductor: David Briskin 12, 13, 18, 20, 21, 27, 28 April at 7.30pm / 16 April at 12.30pm / 30 April at 1.30pm & 7.00pm / 21 May at 7.00pm / 1 June at 7.30pm / 4 June at 12.30pm / […]

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ROBERTA MARQUEZ LEAVES THE ROYAL BALLET

December 5, 2015

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ROBERTA MARQUEZ LEAVES THE ROYAL BALLET Principal dancer Roberta Marquez has left the Company after 11 years.  Marquez will return as a Guest Artist in one production next Season. Roberta Marquez joined The Royal Ballet as Principal in 2004 and has danced all the main classical roles, as well as a wide variety of Ashton, MacMillan […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montaño makes his debut in a Principal role

December 2, 2015

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The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montaño makes his debut in a Principal role The Royal Ballet’s Colombian soloist Fernando Montaño was supported by the First Lady of Colombia, María Clemencia Rodríguez de Santos on Friday, when he performed in his first principal role at Covent Garden in the Royal Ballet’s presentation of Frederick Ashton’s The Two […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker Live Stream Tonight

November 25, 2015

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The Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker Live Stream Tonight Tune in from 7.15pm GMT tonight for a live stream direct from the Royal Ballet in their home at The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London. They are rehearsing Peter Wright’s production of The Nutcracker – surely a must-see at Christmas – and the rehearsal will feature […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Vadim Muntagirov Talks Ballet

November 25, 2015

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The Royal Ballet Principal Vadim Muntagirov Talks ….. Ballet I’ve been following the career of Vadim Muntagirov since he joined English National Ballet and quickly rose through the ranks to form a starry partnership with established Senior Principal Daria Klimentova. Now Klimentova has retired from dancing and teaches at The Royal Ballet School, and Muntagirov […]

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Unique Gala of Spanish Dance and Dancers

November 10, 2015

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Unique Gala of Spanish Dance and Dancers   Thursday 26th November 2015 The Place, 17 Dukes Rd WC1H 9PY   The British-Spanish Society announces a unique Gala evening of Spanish dance and dancers featuring two world premieres and dancers from The Royal Ballet      To help celebrate its centenary year, the British Spanish Society […]

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The Royal Ballet | Carlos Acosta’s Carmen

October 29, 2015

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The Royal Ballet | Carlos Acosta’s Carmen This caught my eye on twitter the day after the premiere of Carlos Acosta’s new production of Carmen. The bareness of it made me laugh out loud : No polite way of putting this: #ROHcarmen is a disaster. Slap bang into the iceberg. No survivors. — Luke Jennings (@LukeJennings1) October 27, 2015 […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet kicks off UK & Italy tour in Scotland tomorrow

October 27, 2015

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Royal New Zealand Ballet kicks off UK & Italy tour in Scotland tomorrow   The Royal New Zealand Ballet will open a major international tour in Scotland tomorrow (8.30am NZ time).  The eight centre tour will see the company perform in leading venues in the UK and Italy, including, for the first time, the Royal […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Carlos Acosta at The Royal Ballet

October 22, 2015

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in rehearsal with Carlos Acosta

Ballet News Reviews | Carlos Acosta at The Royal Ballet Photo books are notoriously tricky to get just right. Expensive to produce, getting a commercially viable price point is a difficult balancing act between cost and quality. The incomparable Kirsty Mitchell has been brave enough to forego several offers from publishers for her Wonderland book that […]

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The Sarasota Ballet opens its 25th Season with a Special Tribute Program

October 15, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet opens its 25th Season with a Special Tribute Program Featuring five ballets created by company dancers and a tribute reprisal of Ballet Master Pavel Fomin’s Hommage à Chopin The Sarasota Ballet’s 25th Anniversary Season will open with five performances October 23 – 25, 2015 at the FSU Center for Performing Arts.  The […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Winter’s Tale Opens the 2015/16 Season

October 9, 2015

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The Winter’s Tale Opens the 2015/16 Season North American Premiere Principal Casting Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the North American premiere of The Winter’s Tale by Christopher Wheeldon. The Winter’s Tale opens the 2015/16 season on November 14, 2015 at the Four Seasons […]

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