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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet Lower School Open Day report part 3

Year 8 performed an Irish dance – Genevieve Heron, Grace Horne, Rebecca Scanlon, India Thmpson, Benjamin Brown, Henry Dowden, Kilian Smith, Benjamin Thomas. Year 9 danced a Farandole – Mica Bradbury, Olivia Coles, Jessica Fummo, Amelia Jackson, Fay Meadows, Margarita Reeve, Alexander Bird, Reece Clarke, Jonathan Day, John Rhys Halliwell, Samuel Percy, Glenn Roberts. Finally, […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet School Open Day

The Royal Ballet School, White Lodge Open Day This coming Saturday 13th June, the Royal Ballet Lower School based at White Lodge in Richmond Park hold their annual Open Day. It’s a chance to watch the students dancing outside on the lawn, which they do all afternoon. Also well worth a visit is the historic […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Natasha Oughtred, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

  Cupcakes & conversation with Natasha Oughtred, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet Please note – Natasha has been promoted to Principal since this interivew was published. Natasha will be dancing in The Two Pigeons at the Birmingham Hippodrome on June 18th at 2pm and 19th at 7.30pm and later in Galanteries, The Dance House and […]

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Ballet NEWS | Swan Lake – A dress to die for

I would just like to highlight this article about a Chanel couture tutu which has been made for Elena Glurdjidze,for her performances of The Dying Swan, in today’s Guardian magazine. Elena is a senior principal dancer with English National Ballet. Performance details are listed at the end of the article by Jess Cartner-Morley.

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The Royal Ballet Jewels Masterclass

The Royal Ballet Jewels Masterclass

Tonight’s Royal Ballet Masterclass was, as always, an absolute treat. It never ceases to amaze me how generous the dancers are with their time – something picked up tonight by Rozzie Metherell, the Insight Programme Manager, who thanked both the dancers for their time and for the indefatigable way in which they always step up […]

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