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South East dancers triumph in competition judged by Wayne Sleep OBE

May 11, 2015

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RAD South East Awards 2015 at the RAD Hq, London on the 10/05/2015. Photo: David Tett

The Royal Academy of Dance | South East dancers triumph in competition judged by Wayne Sleep OBE   Dancers across seven counties have succeeded in a Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) competition to find the best young ballerinas in the South East of England. Twelve winners and runners up were selected at the final of […]

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Wayne Sleep OBE to adjudicate over the South East’s finest young dancers in London

April 22, 2015

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Wayne Sleep OBE to adjudicate over the South East’s finest young dancers in London   The best young ballerinas in the South East of England are set for a competition final co-judged by celebrity dancer and choreographer, Wayne Sleep OBE. Following regional heats spanning seven counties and featuring over 500 local young people, Wayne Sleep, […]

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Big Ballet

February 1, 2014

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Big Ballet | New Channel 4 Documentary begins this week Big Ballet follows a troupe of plus size amateurs as they attempt to realise their dream of dancing Swan Lake. Rebellious ballet legend Wayne Sleep was the shortest dancer ever to make his debut on the Royal Ballet stage and now he wants to unlock […]

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SERGEI POLUNIN to join star-studded gala

September 16, 2013

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SERGEI POLUNIN to join star-studded gala

SERGEI POLUNIN to join star-studded gala to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL Hosted by SIR ANTHONY DOWELL and SIR DEREK JACOBI Produced by MARGUERITE PORTER, RICHARD CLIFFORD SADLER’S WELLS – Sunday September 29th at 7pm  Tickets: £12 to £85 Starring:               SERGEI POLUNIN, IMELDA STAUNTON, WAYNE SLEEP and SAMANTHA BOND, […]

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A STAR-STUDDED GALA EVENING OF DANCE AND SONG IN AID OF THE YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL

August 12, 2013

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A STAR-STUDDED GALA EVENING OF DANCE AND SONG IN AID OF THE YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOL Celebrating its 40th anniversary SADLER’S WELLS – Sunday September 29th at 7.00pm Tickets: £12 to £85 Hosted by SIR ANTHONY DOWELL and SIR DEREK JACOBI and with stars of the ROYAL BALLET, BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET, SCOTTISH BALLET, NORTHERN BALLET, ENGLISH NATIONAL […]

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National Youth Ballet to Entertain at the Coronation Festival

April 11, 2013

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National Youth Ballet to Entertain at the Coronation Festival The National Youth Ballet (NYB) is set to entertain visitors at the Coronation Festival, with performances from a variety of its ballet productions which will take place throughout the Gardens of Buckingham Palace.  This unique event which runs from the 11th – 14th July 2013, brings […]

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Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own

September 18, 2012

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Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own   A Gala Evening Performance CELEBRATION! ‘In a class of their own’ Featuring stars of The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet, Strictly Come Dancing, West End Productions and many more well-known artists who have generously agreed to perform. Directed by Wayne Sleep, Royal […]

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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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New English Ballet Theatre makes its London debut with Synergies in July

May 22, 2012

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NEW ENGLISH BALLET THEATRE Makes its London debut with SYNERGIES July 4th-8th Peacock Theatre, London WC2 as part of the Sadler’s Wells Spring/Summer 2012 season   New English Ballet Theatre, the brainwave of former ballet dancer, Karen Pilkington-Miksa, is one of the UK’s most innovative performance companies, infusing neoclassical ballet with collaborations in art, music, […]

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Ballet & Dance Proms at the Royal Albert Hall

October 19, 2011

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Ballet & Dance Proms – a unique celebration of dance in all its forms Join the IDTA, ISTD & RAD on Sunday 13 November at 7pm at the Royal Albert Hall, as hundreds of young dancers from across the UK perform an original piece of choreography on the stage of one of the world’s most iconic […]

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