Tag Archives: The Royal Ballet

VADIM MUNTAGIROV TO JOIN THE ROYAL BALLET AS A PRINCIPAL DANCER

January 27, 2014

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Vadim Muntagirov Photograph : Cheryl Angear

VADIM MUNTAGIROV TO JOIN THE ROYAL BALLET AS A PRINCIPAL DANCER  Vadim Muntagirov will join The Royal Ballet as a Principal Dancer on 24 February.   Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet said “I was delighted when Vadim approached me about the possibility of joining The Royal Ballet. Since graduating from The Royal Ballet […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae named Young Australian Achiever of the Year

January 26, 2014

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Steven McRae Photograph by Jeff Moore

The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae named Young Australian Achiever of the Year Last night, The Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae was honoured by the Australia Day Foundation. Marking Australia Day abroad has taken on an extra special meaning for Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae, who has been named Young Australian Achiever in the UK 2014 by […]

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The Royal Ballet | Natalia Osipova as Giselle

January 20, 2014

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Natalia Osipova as Giselle. © ROH / Bill Cooper 2013

The Royal Ballet | Natalia Osipova & Carlos Acosta in Giselle Natalia Osipova, now a Principal dancer with The Royal Ballet, has danced the title role in Giselle before – notably with the Bolshoi and the Mikhailovsky Ballet. Here was her debut with The Royal Ballet, with Carlos Acosta as Albrecht.         […]

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The Royal Ballet Edited Highlights | January – May 2014

January 12, 2014

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The Royal Ballet | Edited Highlights January – May 2014 A chance to see Natalia Osipova and Matthew Golding in role debuts at the Royal Opera House Northern Ballet brings a mixed programme to the Linbury Studio Theatre THE SLEEPING BEAUTY MARIUS PETIPA Conductor: Valeriy Ovsyanikov 22 February 1.30pm and 7pm / 26, 27 February […]

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Royal Academy of Dance launches its new Grades 4 and 5 syllabi: Toward the Future

January 8, 2014

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Royal Academy of Dance launches its new Grades 4 and 5 syllabi: Toward the Future On 3 January 2013, at the Mermaid Conference and Events Centre in London, the Royal Academy of Dance launched its new Grades 4 and 5 syllabi. This concluded a 5 year review of the Academy’s syllabi, which began with Pre Primary […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Presents Program Four

January 8, 2014

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Kristianne Kleine, Elizabeth Sykes & Logan Learned in Balanchines Four Temperaments - photo Frank Atura

The Sarasota Ballet Presents Program Four – Balanchine, Tuckett, Ashton – Featuring a Balanchine Classic, a Tuckett World-Premiere and an Ashton Rarity Balanchine, Tuckett, Ashton, The Sarasota Ballet’s fourth program of the season opens on Friday, Jan. 31 and features three ballets never before seen by the Sarasota community. With two company-premieres – George Balanchine’s […]

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Ballet at Christmas

December 24, 2013

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A Ballet News World Exclusive Illustration by Noemi Manalang

 Ballet at Christmas Looking for ballet on television over the holidays ? Here’s your guide. Carlos Acosta’s new Royal Ballet production of Don Quixote is on BBC Four at 8pm on Christmas Day. On Sky Arts you can see : Les Patineurs on 15 December at 3.30pm and then at various other times during the festive period. The […]

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Students of Elmhurst School for Dance leap towards new accommodation

December 17, 2013

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Elmhurst School for Dance - new sixth form accomodation - image supplied by St Paul's Associates

Students of Elmhurst School for Dance leap towards new accommodation To resolve a demand for additional boarding premises in the vicinity of its Bristol Road premises in Birmingham, Elmhurst School for Dance is working with Calthorpe Estates, Birmingham-based architects St Paul’s Associates, and construction, design and management co-ordinator DBK to provide additional accommodation for its […]

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The Ballet News Christmas Edit

December 6, 2013

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The Ballet News Christmas Edit The Royal Ballet’s Lauren Cuthbertson is an ambassador for the Pandora charm bracelet seen in the above photograph. Symbolising meanings that enable women to express their true inner self and beliefs, the collection of 24 sterling silver charms feature symbolic materials, colours and patterns that represent key values such as joy, […]

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season

November 20, 2013

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season   The Genée international Ballet Competition proves to be a great springboard for aspiring professional dancers once again. This year’s Genée, held in Glasgow, saw 58 candidates enter from 14 different countries. After a week of intensive training and competition […]

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Claudia Dean – The Royal Ballet’s Chosen One| In Photographs

November 15, 2013

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Claudia Dean – The Royal Ballet’s Chosen One | In Photographs I recently interviewed Claudia Dean ahead of her debut as The Chosen One in The Royal Ballet’s The Rite of Spring by Kenneth MacMillan. Today I can add a performance photograph to compliment those in rehearsal that you saw earlier.

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The Royal Ballet’s Lauren Cuthbertson & Pandora

November 6, 2013

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The Royal Ballet’s Lauren Cuthbertson & Pandora PANDORA ESSENCE COLLECTION: A NEW JEWELLERY CONCEPT REFLECTING INNER VALUES Tapping into current trends for personal expression and emotional connection, PANDORA launches a meaningful new jewellery concept – the PANDORA ESSENCE COLLECTION. Founded on extensive research compiled with the help of thousands of women across the globe, PANDORA […]

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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 Sarasota Ballet highlights one of America’s most influential choreographers.

October 31, 2013

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The Sarasota Ballet highlights one of America’s most influential choreographers.   Taking the stage of the Sarasota Opera House on November 22nd and 23rd, The Sarasota Ballet will honor one of the most influential ballet figures in America, George Balanchine. Credited with bringing classical ballet into the modern era and establishing the New York City […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET OFFERS CONTRACTS TO TWO MORE ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL STUDENTS

October 25, 2013

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THE ROYAL BALLET OFFERS CONTRACTS TO TWO MORE ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL STUDENTS   Reece Clarke and Gina Storm-Jensen, both pupils of The Royal Ballet School, will be joining The Royal Ballet as Artists on Monday 28 October. Reece Clarke, from Airdrie in Scotland, is one of four brothers who have all studied dance at The […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces two Royal Ballet company contracts

October 25, 2013

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Gina Storm-Jensen and Reece Clarke performing on stage

The Royal Ballet School announces two Royal Ballet company contracts We are pleased to announce two of our 3rd Year students have accepted contracts with The Royal Ballet. Gina Storm-Jensen and Reece Clarke will both be joining the company from Monday 28 October.   Reece Clarke (Scottish) is one of four brothers who have trained […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Carlos Acosta – Pig’s Foot

October 18, 2013

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

Ballet News Reviews | Carlos Acosta – Pig’s Foot Carlos Acosta’s autobiography, Now Way Home : A Cuban Dancer’s Story, sold around 6,500 copies in hardback. Acosta’s debut novel, Pig’s Foot, has been picked as one of the most important literary debuts of the year by Waterstones.  For the third year running, Waterstones’ “debut literary stars of 2013″ includes Pig’s Foot and they […]

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WORLD’S FIRST BALLET FILM CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR DOWNLOAD REACHES NUMBER ONE IN ITUNES (UK) CLASSICAL MUSIC VIDEO CHART

October 12, 2013

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WORLD’S FIRST BALLET FILM CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR DOWNLOAD REACHES NUMBER ONE IN ITUNES (UK) CLASSICAL MUSIC VIDEO CHART Following the successful launch of Genesis in Tokyo earlier this summer, Crystal Ballet announces that this, the Company’s innovative first production, is now widely available for download to personal portable devices. The 28 minute long film can […]

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Ballet News Previews | Sylvie Guillem – Force of Nature

October 8, 2013

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in ‘Bye’ part of her 6,000 Miles Away dance show at Sadler’s Wells Theatre. Sylvie Guillem - (C) BBC - Photographer: n/a

Ballet News Previews | Sylvie Guillem – Force of Nature Sylvie Guillem – Force of Nature highlights Guillem straightforwardly. With exclusive access over several months, The Culture Show sent their presenter (Clemency-Burton Hill) to Guillem’s home in the Swiss mountains, to Senegal where Guillem is involved with an environmental group, and to Sadlers Wells in London […]

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XANDER PARISH to make his debut as principal in ROMEO & JULIET

October 7, 2013

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Xander Parish as Apollo in Italy (Trieste). Photo by Sergei Proskuryakov

XANDER PARISH to make his debut as principal in ROMEO & JULIET In the Mariinsky Ballet’s production on October 18th, St Petersburg, Russia British ballet dancer XANDER PARISH will make his debut in the title role of Romeo in the Mariinsky Ballet’s production of Romeo and Juliet on the Mariinsky Theatre’s new stage, Mariinsky II, […]

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