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Ballet + Weddings

February 25, 2015

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Ballet + Weddings Today I’m highlighting a series of photographs taken at the John Marshall Ballroom in Richmond, Virginia, shot by Jessica Maida. This is a collaboration between members of Blush on Berry and Richmond Ballet, to highlight their production of Cinderella. Vendor List Photographer: Jessica Maida | Event Planner: Events By Elizabeth Palmer | […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Around The World

November 29, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Around The World Did you agree with the scoring this week ? Caroline and Pasha’s Charleston is top of the leader board with 39 points, with Darcey saying the dance was “amazing.” Was it ? Simon & Kristina danced a beautiful Waltz that was “fabulous” (Len) and “so fine, almost Princely” […]

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson Receives Citation from State of Rhode Island

October 19, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson Receives Citation from State of Rhode Island October 19, 2012 … Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson was honoured with a Citation from Lincoln D. Chafee, the Governor of the State of Rhode Island. One of the highest honours given by the state, the Citation was presented to Ms. […]

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Royal Academy of Dance Awards Day: an International Celebration for Student Graduation

August 16, 2012

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(L-R) Kerry Rubie, Dr Anne Hogan, Mayor of Wandsworth, Julia Farron OBE, Luke Rittner. Photo: Tempest Photography

Royal Academy of Dance Awards Day: an International Celebration for Student Graduation The annual Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 11 July at St Mary’s Church, Battersea on the banks of the river Thames. The graduation was an international celebration with over 179 students and guests travelling from 32 countries […]

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Ballet dancer Tracy Jones creates ‘Tulip’ skirts

May 19, 2012

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Ballet dancer creates ‘Tulip’ skirts for all When Tracy Jones, a professional ballet dancer with Barcelona Ballet began sewing her way through an injury, I was intrigued to know more. Launching her business, Tulips by Tracy as the resulting skirts became popular, Tracy has a number of high-profile clients who say : “Tulips by Tracy are […]

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Ballet News | SOUTH AFRICA SCOOPS 2 BRONZE MEDALS AT THE 2011 GENEE

October 27, 2011

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SOUTH AFRICA SCOOPS 2 BRONZE MEDALS AT THE 2011 GENEE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2011  Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions and the flagship event of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), the Genée International Ballet Competition, held at the Artscape Opera House on Sunday 9 October, finished […]

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Strictly Come Dancing – Professional dancers – the women

September 17, 2011

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Ballet News | Strictly Come Dancing – Professional dancers – the women  Photograph : BBC Pictures The Strictly professional ladies were interviewed before they knew who their partners would be, so it’s interesting to see whether their wishes have been granted as the season begins at the end of this month. Or was it a case of […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Maria Sascha Khan, Bayerisches Staatsballett

September 3, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Maria Sascha Khan, Bayerisches Staatsballett What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I am a morning person and I love my job. It’s a pleasure to go to work at the Nationale Theatre each day….. so usually it’s not too difficult. Why ballet ? I think that everyone […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kaisey Johnston

August 20, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kaisey Johnston, former Soloist, Melbourne Ballet Company & with Metropolitan Classical Ballet in Texas, USA Kaisey moved to London a few months ago, as she likes to challenge herself and feels that there are more opportunities in the UK and Europe to do so. What motivates you at 8am on a […]

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