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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 | The Winter’s Tale | In Pictures

April 10, 2014

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Sarah Lamb as Perdita and Steven McRae as Florizel in Act II of The Winter’s Tale

The Royal Ballet | The Winter’s Tale   The Royal Ballet’s new full length narrative ballet, Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, by Christopher Wheeldon opened tonight at The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London. The production runs until Thursday 8th May 2014.

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CHOREOGRAPHER MAYURI BOONHAM TO PREMIERE NEW WORK WITH DANCERS OF THE ROYAL BALLET

March 3, 2014

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CHOREOGRAPHER MAYURI BOONHAM TO PREMIERE NEW WORK WITH DANCERS OF THE ROYAL BALLET 29 and 30 April 2014 Linbury Studio Theatre, The Royal Opera House   Mayuri Boonham, Choreographic Affiliate of the Royal Ballet Studio Programme, brings two new works to the Linbury Studio Theatre based on contemporary and ancient questioning about the origins of […]

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Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company | First International Tour

January 22, 2014

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Junior Company - season 2013/2014 - photographer: Erwin Olaf

Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company | First International Tour * Two performances in Spain * Two performances in London, United Kingdom * Performances 22 – 29 May 2014 Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company, the new initiative of Dutch National Ballet in collaboration with the National Ballet Academy, in Amsterdam, has been invited to perform in […]

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The Royal Ballet | Hansel and Gretel in pictures

May 9, 2013

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JAMES HAY AS HANSEL LEANNE COPE AS GRETEL

The Royal Ballet | Hansel and Gretel in pictures Hansel and Gretel opened this week at The Royal Opera House. Here’s a taste of the production. Liam Scarlett’s Hansel and Gretel is in rep until 11th May. Please note that this may not be suitable for children.

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The Royal Ballet Principal Leanne Benjamin to retire

April 4, 2013

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LEANNE BENJAMIN TO RETIRE AFTER 20 YEARS AS A PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH THE ROYAL BALLET After an outstanding 21 years dancing with The Royal Ballet, Principal Dancer Leanne Benjamin has announced her intention to retire in July 2013, at the end of the current season.  Her last performance will be in Tokyo on 10 July in […]

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Young British Dancer of the Year 2013 – results announced

March 14, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School. Young British Dancer of the Year competition. Photography throughout : Patrick Baldwin

Young British Dancer of the Year 2013 – results announced The final of the 2013 Young British Dancer of the Year competition was held on Saturday 9 March at the Linbury Studio Theatre, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. The winners were: First:  Chisato Katsura (The Royal Ballet School) Second: Isabelle Brouwers (English National Ballet School) Third:  […]

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The Royal Ballet in Brazil

February 12, 2013

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The Royal Ballet in Brazil

The Royal Ballet in Brazil The Royal Opera House is to expand international links with Brazil through performances, education work and skills training in the city in Rio de Janeiro later this month. A two day symposium links dance teachers, schools, professional dance companies and others from Rio, in a partnership with Theatro Municipal and the […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Beatriz Stix-Brunell, Soloist, The Royal Ballet

December 20, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Beatriz Stix-Brunell, Soloist, The Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I’m fully ready to ‘get at it ‘on Monday. Sunday is my day off and I use it to fully decompress and recharge. Company class on Monday morning is the lead-in to a busy and […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Ed Watson & Monica Mason | Awards at the Oliviers 2012

April 15, 2012

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Press Release: London, Sunday 15 April  2012 OLIVIER AWARDS WITH MASTERCARD AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LONDON ·      SENSATIONAL NEW RECORD OF SEVEN OLIVIER AWARDS WINS FOR MATILDA THE MUSICAL, WITH LIVE LINK TO BEST DIRECTOR MATTHEW WARCHUS RECEIVING HIS AWARD FROM JAMES EARL JONES IN NEW YORK  ·      BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH […]

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The Royal Ballet | Singers announced for Wayne McGregor/Mark Ronson collaboration with The Royal Ballet

March 12, 2012

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The Royal Ballet | Singers announced for Wayne McGregor/Mark Ronson collaboration with The Royal Ballet   A star-studded line up of singers was announced today to accompany The Royal Ballet onstage in a new work, choreographed by Wayne McGregor with music by Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt.   The ballet, entitled Carbon Life, will be […]

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The Nutcracker ballet & Glittery Christmas Interludes

November 8, 2011

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Ballet, Ballet, Ballet. Oh, and Cupcakes. And maybe a little Christmas glitter thrown into the mix. Here’s a host of my favourite treats which I hope will inspire you if you are heading out to the ballet this Christmas season or anywhere else! First up is this beautiful gold sequin dress from new find Mint Velvet, a company […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yasmine Naghdi, Artist, The Royal Ballet

September 25, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yasmine Naghdi, Artist, The Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning?  Knowing that I have a week ahead of me allowing me to move, that I can do what I love doing most of all and that I don’t have to sit still on an office chair all day long! Why […]

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The Everyday Dancer by former Royal Ballet Principal Deborah Bull

September 22, 2011

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The Everyday Dancer by the Royal Ballet’s Deborah Bull with illustrations by Millicent Hodson   First things first. You absolutely need to read this book. Deborah Bull knows her subject and will take you on a journey that you may be unfamiliar with – as a dance student (male or female) or the parent/guardian of […]

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The Royal Ballet blazed a trail…. or did they ? You have your say

June 22, 2011

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The Royal Ballet at the O2 On 17th June 2011, The Royal Ballet pushed the boat out from their usual home in Covent Garden to the O2 in Greenwich for four performances of Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet. They took with them their star names – Carlos Acosta, Tamara Rojo, Alina Cojocaru, Johan Kobborg, Lauren […]

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The Royal Ballet announces Kevin O’Hare as new director

June 14, 2011

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KEVIN O’HARE APPOINTED NEW DIRECTOR OF THE ROYAL BALLET PRESS RELEASE 14 June 2011, 10.30AM   Simon Robey, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Opera House, announced today the appointment of Kevin O’Hare as Director of The Royal Ballet following the retirement of Dame Monica Mason in July 2012. Kevin O’Hare has […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis and Friends

June 8, 2011

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Suffolk Dancer brings Royal Ballet & English National Ballet Stars to The Regent Theatre, Ipswich for the first time in almost 40 years It’s been a long time coming, but (drum roll)… Ladies, Gentleman & Children, Gary Avis treads the boards in his home town with his gala on behalf of The Hunger Project. After a […]

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THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE 2011/12 CINEMA SEASON

May 25, 2011

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THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE 2011/12 CINEMA SEASON 9 Productions, 22 Countries, Over 600 Cinemas Generously supported by Bank of America Merrill Lynch The Royal Opera House is pleased to announce its 2011/12 Cinema Season of nine titles, five live and four recently recorded productions, from the world renowned Covent Garden stage.  With a line up […]

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The Royal Ballet School Summer Season details at The Royal Opera House

May 10, 2011

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      The Royal Ballet School announces details of this year’s Summer Season at the Linbury Studio Theatre and on the main stage of the Royal Opera House from Wednesday 29 June – Friday 8 July.     Summer Season 2011 commemorates ten years since the death of Dame Ninette de Valois and features her […]

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The Royal Ballet : Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on TV this month

April 7, 2011

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The Royal Ballet : Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on TV this month

News hot off the press in re The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland which is being televised as follows : Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland Day and time to be confirmed BBC TWO The world première of a new full-length ballet created by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon for The Royal Ballet comes from the Royal Opera House, Covent […]

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