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English National Ballet Giselle CASTING

November 2, 2016

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English National Ballet's Giselle by Mary Skeaping. Dancer: Alison McWhinney

English National Ballet Giselle CASTING the classic ballet by Mary Skeaping   London Coliseum Wednesday 11 – Sunday 22 January 2017 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £14 – £79 Following the world premiere of Akram Khan’s reinterpretation of Giselle in autumn 2016, Mary Skeaping’s classic production returns to English National Ballet’s repertoire, with […]

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PER AQUUM Introduces Ballet to the Maldives

September 15, 2016

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Beauty and the beach - Oxana Bondareva #PULSEbyPAQ Motions Of The Ocean. Photo Credit. Andrej Uspenski (1)_RT_LR_FN

PER AQUUM Introduces Ballet to the Maldives The final curtain has come down on PER AQUUM’s ‘Motions of the Ocean’, a series of open air gala ballet performances and underwater masterclasses by some of the best dancers from Russia and the UK at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi and PER AQUUM Niyama in the Maldives. Part […]

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PER AQUUM BRINGS BALLET TO THE MALDIVES

August 8, 2016

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PER AQUUM BRINGS BALLET TO THE MALDIVES From Russia to the Indian Ocean with Love Until now the only type of ballet to be found in the Maldives has been the graceful antics of manta rays. PER AQUUM is changing the tempo this August with one-of-a-kind performances at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi and PER AQUUM […]

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Male dancer triumphs with gold medal at 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition

September 20, 2015

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Male dancer triumphs with gold medal at 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce the medallists from the 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition. A prestigious gold medal was awarded to Leroy Mokgatle, 15, from South Africa. The silver medal was picked up by Lania Atkins, 15, from […]

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XANDER PARISH to make his debut as principal in ROMEO & JULIET

October 7, 2013

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Xander Parish as Apollo in Italy (Trieste). Photo by Sergei Proskuryakov

XANDER PARISH to make his debut as principal in ROMEO & JULIET In the Mariinsky Ballet’s production on October 18th, St Petersburg, Russia British ballet dancer XANDER PARISH will make his debut in the title role of Romeo in the Mariinsky Ballet’s production of Romeo and Juliet on the Mariinsky Theatre’s new stage, Mariinsky II, […]

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Mariinsky Ballet’s Xander Parish joins Andris Liepa’s SAISONS RUSSES

July 9, 2013

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XANDER PARISH joins Andris Liepa’s SAISONS RUSSES at the Coliseum July 16-20 XANDER PARISH, dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet, comes to London next week with Andris Liepa’s Saisons Russes to perform the lead role in ‘Chopiniana’ and to make his debut in ‘Le Spectre de la Rose’.  Born in East Yorkshire, Xander began dancing in […]

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CASTING IS ANNOUNCED for LES SAISONS RUSSES DU XX1e SIECLE at the COLISEUM – JULY 16-20

July 3, 2013

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CASTING IS ANNOUNCED for LES SAISONS RUSSES DU XX1e SIECLE at the COLISEUM – JULY 16-20 Making their highly anticipated return to the Coliseum in July, Les Saisons Russes will perform three programmes – a total of six ballets – including the London premiere of Cléopâtre – Ida Rubinstein, choreographed by Patrick de Bana plus […]

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Alina’s Gala | Ballet News auctions Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes

May 13, 2013

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Alina Cojocaru's pointe shoes signed by Alina and dancers from her Gala Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Alina’s Gala | Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes auctioned for her charity, Hospices of Hope Only Alina Cojocaru could open her Gala with the Rose Adage from The Sleeping Beauty. The music alone sends shivers of fear into the most professional of professional ballet dancers : not Cojocaru. Her supreme technicality aided by wonderfully smooth partnering from […]

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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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Ballet NEWS | Mariinsky Ballet London visit – celebrating 50 years of Russian ballet in London

December 29, 2010

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It’s 50 years since the Mariinsky Ballet were first presented to Londoners by Victor Hochhauser, and this summer they will return with a much anticipated line-up. The Mariinsky Ballet will pay tribute to Jerome Robbins & George Balanchine with Balanchine’s Scotch Symphony, Ballet Imperial & In the Night.  The company also pays homage to Fokine […]

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Ballet NEWS | A Dream of Africa

September 28, 2009

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Sunday, 27th September 2009 The Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music London Every now and then, like-minded people collaborate and generously give their time for a good cause. Masterminded by Henry Roche and Penny David, ‘A Dream of Africa’ was born – a heady mix of ballet and music to celebrate the lives of Martin […]

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Ballet NEWS | ROYAL BALLET GALA TOMORROW EVENING

September 26, 2009

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Here are the very latest details for tomorrow nights show. As I type this, there are a few tickets left so if you are keen to see the dancers of The Royal Ballet performing World Premieres in a unique setting, please do book quickly ! Unusually for a Gala night, the tickets are extremely good […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet dancers in ‘A Dream of Africa’

September 14, 2009

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I recently gave you preliminary details of the rep & casting for the ‘A Dream of Africa’ Gala, a charity Gala night taking place in a fortnight, and featuring dancers from The Royal Ballet. I can now fill in some more of the gaps and this is what you can look forward to if you […]

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