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THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF ITS YOUTUBE CHANNEL

April 14, 2016

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THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF ITS YOUTUBE CHANNEL   The George Balanchine Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the official GBF YouTube channel.  Taking advantage of the ubiquitous and ever expanding digital media available to the general public, the GBF YouTube channel will launch with content from our Video Archives […]

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Sergei Polunin, “Take Me to Church” by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

February 12, 2015

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Sergei Polunin, “Take Me to Church” by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle Sergei Polunin “Take me to Church” by Hozier Directed by David LaChapelle Choreography by Jade Hale-Christofi Proving very popular, this video showing ex- Royal Ballet Principal dancer Sergei Polunin was recently released on YouTube. The video is beautiful. The choreography by Jade Hale-Christofi […]

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GLOBAL FIRST: FIVE WORLD-CLASS BALLET COMPANIES, ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING IN OCTOBER

September 8, 2014

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GLOBAL FIRST: FIVE WORLD-CLASS BALLET COMPANIES, ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING ON WEDNESDAY 1 OCTOBER   Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet | The National Ballet of Canada | San Francisco Ballet The first ever World Ballet Day will see an unprecedented collaboration between five of the world’s leading ballet companies. This […]

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Harlem Shake + Ballet

February 19, 2013

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Harlem Shake in Ballet Class ? Northern Ballet’s class, to be precise (scroll down for the video). The Harlem Shake, originally called the Albee in Harlem and originating from the Ethiopian dance called Eskista, is a dance that started in 1981 in New York. Originator Al B described the Harlem Shake as a drunken or alcoholic […]

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Ballet Business | Fundraising

June 11, 2012

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Ballet Business | the business of fundraising “It’s my dream. There’s nothing else I want to do.”  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that. Dreams are vital and if you’ve got to the stage where you need to be thinking about fundraising – well done! The transition of dream to reality begins […]

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Royal Ballet Live

March 28, 2012

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Royal Ballet Live | Highlights Last Friday, March 23rd, The Royal Ballet launched a first for them – Royal Ballet Live; a live streaming day showing daily class, rehearsals, interviews and an Insight Evening, with their media partner The Guardian. The trailer for Royal Ballet Live asked the question, “have you ever wondered what it takes […]

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ROYAL BALLET LIVE | BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE ROYAL BALLET

March 15, 2012

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ROYAL BALLET LIVE | BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE ROYAL BALLET On 23 March, the Royal Opera House will offer an unprecedented glimpse into life behind the scenes at The Royal Ballet.   A full working day will be streamed live on the Royal Opera House YouTube channel and the Guardian website and will feature […]

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Alabama Ballet’s Swan Lake | Three Faces

February 17, 2012

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THE THREE FACES OF ALABAMA BALLET’S SWAN LAKE Birmingham, AL – Called “the most challenging female role in classical ballet” by Alabama Ballet Associate Artistic Director Roger Van Fleteren, the part of Odette/Odile requires a dancer’s movement style to be the best of both worlds: soft, loving and timid, as well as forceful, seductive and […]

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Ballet News | Britain In A Day

October 5, 2011

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Ballet News | Britain In A Day Ballet dancers and students everywhere – SAVE THE DATE – Saturday 12th November 2011 As BBC Two launches a quest for people to capture themselves for a time capsule of life that “captures the intimacy and singularity of their lives and upload it to a dedicated channel on YouTube” I […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Stephanie Williams, Corps de ballet, Het Nationale Ballet – Dutch National Ballet

September 14, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Stephanie Williams, Corps de ballet, Het Nationale Ballet – Dutch National Ballet As we celebrate National Cupcake Week, please, be upstanding for cupcakes and raise your glass (or tea cup), while I hope you’ll enjoy this specially baked Cupcakes & Conversation. What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? What […]

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Introducing The Royal Ballet’s newest dancer : Patricia Zhou

May 19, 2011

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The Royal Ballet’s newest dancer is 17 year old Patricia Zhou, an inspiring late starter who joins the company on an apprenticeship, and I recently caught up with her as part of the Ballet News ‘From Student to Star’ series, to see how she won her coveted contract and what she’s looking forward to. What was the […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Celebrates International Dance Day

March 3, 2011

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Canada’s National Ballet School Celebrates International Dance Day With The Creation Of Two Dance Routines, Partners With The Ontario Science Centre March 3, 2011….Canada’s National Ballet School is pleased to announce that its celebration of International Dance Day 2011 will take the form of two special dance performances.  One of the dances is aimed at […]

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Ballet NEWS | The National Ballet of Canada App is Apple’s “App of the Week”

February 1, 2011

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The National Ballet of Canada App is Apple’s “App of the Week” This App is my all-time favourite.  It’s simple to use, the layout is clean & sharp, the colours are warm & inviting, & the imagery is superb.  The ‘share’ features are brilliant, the videos work smoothly (via YouTube) and booking is a piece of cake […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with James Whiteside, Principal, Boston Ballet

December 3, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with James Whiteside, Principal, Boston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Coffee and a competitive edge. Who would you most like to dance with & what would you dance ? In Boston Ballet, I love dancing with Lia Cirio and Misa Kuranaga but I would love to do Balanchine’s Ballo Della Regina with Merrill […]

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