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The Royal Ballet’s Don Quixote

The Royal Ballet’s Don Quixote Kitri Marianela Nuñez Basilio Carlos Acosta Don Quixote Christopher Saunders Sancho Panza Philip Mosley Lorenzo Gary Avis Gamache Bennet Gartside Espada Ryoichi Hirano Mercedes Laura Morera     Recorded live at the Royal Opera House in  October 2013. This was Carlos Acosta’s first venture directing one of ballet’s 19th century classics […]

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Strictly Come Dancing – The Show Stoppers

Strictly Come Dancing – The Show Stoppers DVD New out on 26th November, Strictly Come Dancing – The Show Stoppers is a DVD with Strictly Come Dancing judges Len Goodman, Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli look back over the past 9 series and personally select their best Strictly dances. Think of it as Strictly […]

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Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote released on DVD | restored & remastered

Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote released on DVD Warner Classics has restored and remastered in high-definition from the original film, Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote, with The Australian Ballet. There’s a rare chance to see Gailene Stock – now Director of The Royal Ballet School – dancing as one of Kitri’s Girlfriends, and a bonus section which contains, among […]

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Ballet for Christmas | Happy Christmas everyone!

Ballet for Christmas – Happy Christmas! Happy Ballet Christmas everyone! Here are some of my favourite treats for the holidays.  Enjoy – and don’t forget to share !!! Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was a big hit for The Royal Ballet and is now available on DVD starring Lauren Cuthbertson, Steven McRae and Sergei Polunin. One of the best […]

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The Royal Ballet | new DVD release

The Royal Ballet releases a trio of Ashton works on DVD From October 31st, and just in time for Christmas presents, Opus Arte release three of Fredrick Ashton’s ballet’s : Les Patineurs/Scènes de ballet/Divertissements. The Divertissements include Darcey Bussell, Carlos Acosta, Leanne Benjamin, Tamara Rojo, Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae & Jonathan Cope.

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Ballet NEWS | Merry Christmas everyone

Wherever you are, here’s wishing you – Feliz Navidad Boas Festas e Feliz Ano Novo Bon Nadal i un Bon Any Nou! Gun Tso Sun Tan’Gung Haw Sun Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan Nadelik looan na looan blethen noweth Glædelig Jul Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar! or Zalig Kerstfeast Jutdlime pivdluarit […]

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Ballet NEWS | TuTuMuch – 9 girls, 4 weeks, 1 dream. Review of documentary film about the audition process

  TuTuMuch Directed by Elise Swerhone Co-Produced by Vonnie Von Helmolt & Merit Jensen Carr Anyone thinking that Summer School is another word for a holiday, probably doesn’t do ballet. The brutal truth is that for the nine subjects of this documentary about The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School summer session, they start off being just […]

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