Tag Archives | Birmingham Royal Ballet

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 […]

Continue Reading 0

Birmingham Royal Ballet | Cinderella Dreams

Birmingham Royal Ballet | Cinderella Dreams New production brings together talent from across the generations Birmingham Royal Ballet has searched across the Midlands to find the perfect fit for Cinderella’s jewelled slipper, in a production that brings to life the big ballet aspirations of young and old alike. Cinderella Dreams, which premieres on 20 February, […]

Continue Reading 0
SAMSUNG CSC

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
Artist Emily Smith poses in front of part of Cinderella's giant clock, ready to be loaded as the production heads for Southampton later this month

Birmingham Royal Ballet | Cinderella on Tour 4000 horses pull Cinders magical coach to five venues this winter

Birmingham Royal Ballet |  Cinderella on Tour 4000 horses pull Cinders magical coach to five venues this winter A fleet of articulated lorries, harnessing the equivalent power of 4000 horses, is set to roll out of Birmingham this month as Birmingham Royal Ballet begins its UK tour of Cinderella on a scale comparable to any […]

Continue Reading 0

Birmingham Royal Ballet | World Premiere: The Tempest | Casting for Birmingham and Sadler’s Wells announced

Birmingham Royal Ballet | World Premiere: The Tempest | Casting for Birmingham and Sadler’s Wells announced   David Bintley’s The Tempest receives its world premiere at Birmingham Hippodrome on 1 October 2016. The principal roles have been created by five of the Company’s talented Principal dancers, with second and third casts drawn from other Principals and […]

Continue Reading 0

Carlos Acosta The Classical Farewell

Carlos Acosta The Classical Farewell Royal Albert Hall, SW7 Monday 3 – Friday 7 October 2016 Performances: Mon – Fri at 7.30pm Tickets: £20 – £110 + fees Ticket Office: 020 7863 8000 or /  020 7589 8212 or Royal Albert Hall Carlos Acosta bids farewell to classical ballet with his final performances at the […]

Continue Reading 0

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS 2016

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS 2016   At the end of the 2015/2016 season, Birmingham Royal Ballet is able to announce the following:   Samara Downs is promoted from First Soloist to Principal. Céline Gittens is promoted from First Soloist to Principal.   Delia Mathews is promoted from Soloist to First Soloist.   Yijing Zhang is […]

Continue Reading 0

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2016 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2016 SUMMER SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   John Cranko adapts Shakespeare’s tale of mismatched marriage to create his undoubted masterpiece, The Taming of the Shrew   Birmingham Royal Ballet’s celebration of Shakespeare continues with a combination of tragedy, comedy and poetry, all translated into dance in the Shakespeare Triple Bill   Venue […]

Continue Reading 0

SHAKESPEARE CELEBRATIONS CONTINUE THIS JUNE WITH THREE BIRMINGHAM PREMIERES

SHAKESPEARE CELEBRATIONS CONTINUE THIS JUNE WITH THREE BIRMINGHAM PREMIERES The Taming of the Shrew Thursday 16 – Saturday 18 June   Shakespeare Triple Bill Wednesday 22 – Saturday 25 June   Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, B5 4TB Birminghamhippodrome.com, 0844 338 5000   In 2016, Birmingham Royal Ballet are commemorating 400 years since the death of […]

Continue Reading 0