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World premiere of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Arcadia

Birmingham Royal Ballet presents ambitious new production in a mixed programme at Birmingham Hippodrome This June, Birmingham Royal Ballet performs the world premiere of Arcadia at Birmingham Hippodrome, as part of a mixed programme alongside Michael Corder’s Le Baiser de la fee and John Cranko’s ever popular Pineapple Poll. Choreographed by Birmingham Royal Ballet First […]

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Elmhurst Ballet School presents its summer show programme 2017

SUMMER VARIATIONS   Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Director David Bintley choreographs his first work for the school Explosions Polka by Sir Frederick Ashton performed for the first time in over thirty years Specially commissioned contemporary dance works by guest choreographers Three programmes of performances showcase Elmhurst Young Dancers and Lower, Upper and Graduate School students Under […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET SPRING TOUR 2017

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET SPRING TOUR 2017   This May, Birmingham Royal Ballet will clock up thousands of miles, travelling the length and breadth of England. The Company divides in two, performing a different mixed programme in the north and south of the country. Birmingham Royal Ballet’s sparkling Arcadia mixed programme includes visits to Cheltenham, Poole […]

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Ballet News Exclusive Preview | Balancé

Ballet News Exclusive Preview |  Balancé Caught up by the magic of ballet from a young age, despite her mum describing her as an absolute elephant, Laura Purkiss is a Soloist with Birmingham Royal Ballet, and at the same time, she is a mum of two. “Ballet is beautiful” says Purkiss, who had her first daughter […]

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2015

The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2015   The class of 2015 who have graduated from The Royal Ballet School with contracts are : Chisato Katsura – The Royal Ballet Lukas Bjørneboe Brændsrød – The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme Harry Churches – The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme Leo Dixon – […]

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014

The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014 To The Royal Ballet Reece Clarke Calvin Richardson Gina Storm-Jensen Grace Blundell Grace Horler   To Birmingham Royal Ballet Alexander Bird Edivaldo Souza da Silva   To Bavarian State Ballet Maud-Hélène Treille   To Stuttgart Ballet Adam Russell-Jones   To Royal Danish Ballet Drew Nelson Samuel Rees   […]

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Arts Council England’s analysis of its investment in large-scale opera and ballet

Arts Council England’s analysis of its investment in large-scale opera and ballet Briefing and Outline  Background After the last investment round in 2012, the Arts Council identified the need for an analysis of its funding for large-scale opera and ballet companies.  We knew the companies had been under considerable financial stress in recent years, partly […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Prince Of The Pagodas

Ballet News Reviews | The Prince Of The Pagodas | Birmingham Royal Ballet The Prince of The Pagodas Birmingham Royal Ballet London Coliseum, 26th March 2014 David Bintley’s The Prince Of The Pagodas was funded by philanthropic support from Birmingham Royal Ballet’s audience. Touring, the support is harder to see. Tonight’s opening might have been […]

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