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Cupcakes & Conversation with Robert Gravenor, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

August 23, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Robert Gravenor, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Meditation. I use it as a practical tool to develop concentration, awareness, mindfulness of the body, determination, and positive states of mind. Why ballet? Because it hurts. Who would you most like to dance with […]

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English National Ballet present Roland Petit’s Carmen at the London Coliseum

May 27, 2011

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Roland Petit’s Carmen at the London Coliseum and the ballet maestro’s greatest works English National Ballet’s Summer season at the London Coliseum offers audiences a rare opportunity to see Roland Petit’s extraordinary work in London. Carmen exploded into the decorous world of British ballet at its premiere in 1949, with ballet lovers shocked by the […]

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