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RWB Company Dancers with Former RWB Prima Ballerina Evelyn Hart in Vespers Rehearsal Photo David Cooper

ONLY TWO WEEKS UNTIL THE WORLD PREMIERE OF RWB’S VESPERS

  Evelyn Hart Returns to Stage in Layered, Evocative Ballet Choreographed by James Kudelka and scored by Claudio Monteverdi’s “Vespers”, Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB)’s Vespers is a dramatic ballet in two parts. This World Premiere is a triumph of the creative process and a collaboration between choreographer, music, and dancers.  Vespers runs from May 10-14 […]

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NORTHERN BALLET SCHOOL RAISE THE BARRE IN SUPPORT OF THE RNLI

Manchester’s budding dance stars swap their pointe shoes for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s yellow wellies to show support for Mayday, the charity’s annual national fundraising campaign which is calling out for people to ‘Do your bit, fund our kit’. The Northern Ballet School’s talented troupe show off their signature moves in bright yellow wellies […]

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Artists of the Ballet in Swan Lake. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic

The National Ballet of Canada | Ontario Volunteer Service Awards Recognize Longstanding National Ballet Volunteers

The National Ballet of Canada today announced that six longstanding volunteers of the organization will be recognized with Ontario Volunteer Service Awards for their significant contributions to the National Ballet at a ceremony on April 20, 2017. This year’s Ontario Volunteer Service Award recipients include National Ballet’s Board of Directors members Marlene Delzotto and Jerry Lozinski (15 […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET presents BEYOND BALLET

7:00 pm, Wednesday, May 3, 2017 The Phelps Center 301 Mercer Street at Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) will host BEYOND BALLET, a Town Hall-style conversation which will investigate aesthetics, diversity, equity, and the efforts to redesign arts institutions. PNB, Spectrum Dance Theater, and Memoirs […]

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Guillaume Côté. Photo by Aaron Vincent Elkaim

The National Ballet of Canada | Dark Angels Premieres at National Arts Centre in All-Canadian Programme ENCOUNT3RS

Dark Angels, a new work choreographed by Guillaume Côté, Principal Dancer and Choreographic Associate with The National Ballet of Canada, will make its world premiere at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa April 20 – 22, 2017. Dark Angels is presented in ENCOUNT3RS, the National Arts Centre’s all-Canadian programme in celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, featuring […]

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Jera Wolfe; Photo: Apryl Stead

RWB SCHOOL’S SPOTLIGHT PERFORMANCE FEATURES WORLD PREMIERE FROM INDIGENOUS CHOREOGRAPHER: JERA WOLFE

Reputable choreographer, contemporary dancer, and Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School graduate Jera Wolfe’s newest creation, Reminiscence, will have its world premiere in the RWB School’s annual Professional Division showcase: Spotlight.   Running from May 25-27 at the John Hirsch Mainstage of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Spotlight features the entire student body and is the culmination […]

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The Washington Ballet | Space Experts WORLD PREMIERE Collaboration

FRONTIER Costume and Scenery Sneak Peek: “Space Suits”, “Terrestrial costumes” and Sets Kennedy Center Opera House, May 25-27 The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel’s Frontier next month, a ballet inspired by President Kennedy and his space travel aspirations for America. The ballet employs an authenticity as it investigates space exploration […]

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