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Medallists of Royal Academy of Dance’s Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition Announced

Medallists of Royal Academy of Dance’s Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition Announced The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is pleased to reveal the winning medallists of the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition 2016 held at the Sydney Opera House on 11 December 2016. The annual flagship event of the Royal Academy of Dance, the competition […]

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Royal Academy of Dance Announces Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition to be Streamed Live Due to Overwhelming Demand

Royal Academy of Dance Announces Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition to be Streamed Live Due to Overwhelming Demand The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is pleased to announce that the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition Final at the Sydney Opera House on 11 December 2016 will be live streamed from Sydney Opera House online. Hosted by […]

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Record Number of Entrants to Compete in Genée International Ballet Competition

Record Number of Entrants to Compete in Genée International Ballet Competition at Sydney Opera House in December 2016     97 international dancers from 14 nationalities to compete in prestigious international ballet competition in December 2016 Australian Dancer Steven McRae announced as Genée 2016 Ambassador A record number of 97 dancers from over 14 countries are set […]

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Genée 2015 contestants pose outside the Sydney Opera House marking the one year count down until it will host Genée 2016.
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The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce that the Genée International Ballet Competition will return to Sydney in 2016.

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce that the Genée International Ballet Competition will return to Sydney in 2016. The prestigious competition’s last visit to Sydney in 2002 saw Australian dancer Steven McRae, now Principal at The Royal Ballet in London, awarded a gold medal. Also in 2002, the competition saw the […]

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Professional Ballet Dancer to Business Owner | Claudia Dean’s Sprezzatura

Claudia Dean | Ballet Dancer to Business Owner Sprezzatura is the Italian word for nonchalance; the effortless art of making something difficult look easy. The sustained hard work needed to conceal the effort has been a hallmark of Claudia Dean’s training and professional ballet career. Claudia Dean graduated from The Royal Ballet School in August 2011, having moved to London […]

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12 ballet dancers make Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 Final

12 ballet dancers make Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 Final The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) announces the Finalists of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2014, held in Antwerp, Belgium. 57 contestants from 11 countries, have been whittled down to 12 Finalists, all set to compete in the first Genée Final ever to be held […]

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Iana Salenko & Steven McRae photographed by Andrej Uspenski

Ballet News Reviews | Steven McRae | The Royal Ballet’s Dancer In The Fast Lane

Steven McRae | Dancer In The Fast Lane With photographs by Andrej Uspenski Andrej Uspenski, a dancer with The Royal Ballet, fills the gaps in his schedule by using his unique position to photograph his colleagues. For most dancers, looking at one photograph of themselves, let alone of book of them, is a task to be avoided, but the dancers of […]

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The Genée International Ballet Competition and Genée Dance Challenge

The Genée International Ballet Competition and Genée Dance Challenge The Royal Academy of Dance’s (RAD) flagship event, the Genée International Ballet Competition, will be held in the city of Antwerp, Belgium, in September 2014. Together with partners Royal Ballet Flanders, the Genée will, once again, prove to be one of the most exciting events on […]

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Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season

Genée finalists get a place at Scottish Ballet for the Hansel & Gretel premiere season   The Genée international Ballet Competition proves to be a great springboard for aspiring professional dancers once again. This year’s Genée, held in Glasgow, saw 58 candidates enter from 14 different countries. After a week of intensive training and competition […]

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