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The Hong Kong Ballet Debuts in Japan

March 20, 2014

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Dancers of The Hong Kong Ballet

The Hong Kong Ballet Debuts in Japan on 20th – 21st March at the influential Architanz 2014 Company to perform at Tokyo’s New National Theatre Ten of The Hong Kong Ballet’s outstanding male dancers are now in Tokyo, in preparation for the Company’s first official visit to Japan. Invited by Architanz, one of the most […]

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Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg to leave The Royal Ballet at the end of 2012/13 season

June 3, 2013

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Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg to leave The Royal Ballet at the end of 2012/13 season Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg have announced they will leave The Royal Ballet at the end of the 2012/13 season to pursue other artistic challenges. Their last performance at the Royal Opera House as members of The Royal Ballet will […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET TAKES ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SWAN LAKE AND A GALA PROGRAMME TO JAPAN

April 19, 2013

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THE ROYAL BALLET TAKES ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SWAN LAKE AND A GALA PROGRAMME TO JAPAN   Friday 5 to Sunday 14 July 2013   The Royal Ballet returns to the Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo with three exciting programmes including the Asian premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Anthony Dowell’s production of […]

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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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THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 includes casting

March 15, 2013

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THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 includes casting

THE ROYAL BALLET SUMMER SEASON MAY – JUNE 2013 RAVEN GIRL / SYMPHONY IN C Wayne McGregor / George Balanchine Conductor: Koen Kessels / Georges Bizet   Evening Performances at 7.30pm: Friday 24, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 May, Monday 3 June, Saturday 8 June Matinee performances: Wednesday 29 May 2pm, Saturday 8 June 1.30pm Raven […]

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS INVITED TO JAPAN TO PERFORM MANON

April 1, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS INVITED TO JAPAN TO PERFORM MANON JUNE 24 & 26, 2012 AT NEW NATIONAL THEATRE HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet’s Principal Dancers Connor Walsh and Sara Webb have been invited to travel to Japan to perform the leading roles in Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon with The National Ballet of Japan. Houston’s dancers […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15

March 28, 2012

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Alexsandra Meijer in Jessica Lang’s SPLENDID ISOLATION III. Photo by Chris Hardy

BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15 Ballet San Jose’s PROGRAM OF PREMIERES includes four Company Premieres (two of which are also Bay Area Premieres), April 13-15 at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts in downtown San Jose. Jessica Lang’s pas de deux, Splendid Isolation III, and Stanton Welch’s […]

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THE ROYAL BALLET 2012/13 SEASON

March 14, 2012

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Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet, Photo : Johan Persson

The Royal Ballet 2012/13 season details   Six world premieres Two works new to the Company Classics including Swan Lake,      La Bayadère and The Nutcracker Other full-length ballets Mayerling,      Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland      and Onegin One act ballets by Balanchine, Fokine, McGregor, Nureyev, Robbins,      Scarlett and Wheeldon The Royal Ballet in Northern        […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET TRIUMPHS IN JAPAN DURING ITS RECENT INTERNATIONAL TOUR

June 6, 2011

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Media release: Monday 6 June 2011 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET TRIUMPHS IN JAPAN DURING ITS RECENT INTERNATIONAL TOUR FUNDRAISING GALA IN TOKYO RAISES IN EXCESS OF £10,000 As some art industry stars from across the world continue to cancel or postpone tours to Japan, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s international tour went ahead as planned and performances of […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Marr, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

June 1, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Marr, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Working off my Sunday roast! Why ballet? Ballet is a beautiful and challenging way of expressing yourself. What are you looking forward to dancing this year? David Bintley’s Carmina Burana. Who would you most like to dance […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s INTERNATIONAL Tour to Japan May 2011 with Guests Miyako Yoshida & Tamara Rojo

April 14, 2011

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BirminghamRoyal Ballet’S INTERNATIONAL Tour to Japan IN MAY 2011                Fundraising performance on 17 May in Tokyo for the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief   The company will perform Peter Wright’s The Sleeping Beauty and Frederick Ashton’s Daphnis and Chloë and The Dream         At certain performances Miyako Yoshida will guest in The Dream […]

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English National Ballet announces The Emerging Dancer Award nominees

November 19, 2010

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English National Ballet announces The Emerging Dancer Award nominees sponsored by Talbot Hughes McKillop English National Ballet is delighted to announce the six selected finalists for The Emerging Dancer Award 2011, generously supported in its second year by Talbot Hughes McKillop (THM), the restructuring experts. The Emerging Dancer Award is an annual competition for English […]

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Jete to Japan!

September 23, 2010

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   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday 23 September 2010         Jeté to Japan! The Australian Ballet to take off on its 31st international tour   The Australian Ballet will depart for Japan on Monday 4 October to present two distinctly Australian ballets.The company’s 31st international tour will take two unique productions by Graeme […]

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