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Alina Cojacaru dances the Grand Pas De Deux in English National Ballet's Nutcracker.  Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Alina Cojocaru Auctions Signed Pointe Shoes & 4 English National Ballet Nutcracker Tickets

Alina Cojocaru Auctions Signed Pointe Shoes & 4 English National Ballet Nutcracker Tickets for charity Afternoon tea with Alina at the Millennium Hotel, London Auction bundle includes Alina’s signed pointe shoes (pictured below) plus 4 tickets to English National Ballet’s Nutcracker in London Romanian-born ballet dancer, Alina Cojocaru, has been a patron of Hospices of Hope since 2008 when […]

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(C) Jay Maws Romeo Juliet

Win a luxury overnight stay and tickets to English National Ballet’s production of Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall

Win a luxury overnight stay and tickets to English National Ballet’s production of Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall     Win! – a pair of tickets, signed pointe shoes and a night at top London hotel The Gore Hotel, including a 3 course dinner Thursday 12th June (principal casting : Alina Cojocaru & Friedemann […]

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear Photography

Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet

Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet The expert, professional ballet dancers you see on stage today have been through rigorous, deliberate and repetitive training to become elite athletes. They keyword here is expert. ‘Expertise’ is defined in a study (1) as “the result of intense practice for a minimum of ten years.” Any sort of practice won’t do, either. The study […]

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After their rehearsal : Sergei & Ksenia talk it through  Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Russian Ballet Icons | Photo Outtakes

Russian Ballet Icons | Photo Outtakes Photographing last weekend’s Russian Ballet Icons Gala rehearsal at the London Coliseum it was possible to highlight the dancers as they prepared for their segment, as well as afterwards. These are the photographs of those moments.    

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Ksenia Ryzhkova & Sergei Polunin  Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Russian Ballet Icons 2014 In Pictures

Russian Ballet Icons 2014 In Pictures Yesterday saw the Russian Ballet Icons Gala take place in London. These photographs of dancers such as Alina Cojocaru, Sergei Polunin, Marianela Nunez and Igor Zelensky were taken during the rehearsal.                                      

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Darcey at the Winter Palace

Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines

Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines As courtesans, fashion icons, political pawns and international celebrities, the great ballerinas have played a multitude of roles both on and off the stage. They have moved from the courts of kings to stages around the globe, from the highs of public adoration to the lows of injury and scandal. But few […]

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