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How To Have An Unplugged Wedding

How To Have An Unplugged Wedding Your first question might be why should you have an unplugged wedding ? What’s wrong with your guests taking their own snaps if they want to ? Hasn’t everyone done that ? I think that if you’ve invested in a professional photographer whose sole aim is to capture those spontaneous moments of your […]

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The Paris Opera’s 2015/2016 Season

The Paris Opera’s 2015/2016 Season On Wednesday February 4th 2015, Stéphane Lissner, Director of the Paris Opera, Musical Director Philippe Jordan and Director of Dance Benjamin Millepied, presented the programme of the first season they have designed together. UNITY / AMBITION / BALANCE Three central concepts have guided the preparation of this first season: Unity: […]

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Benedicte Bemet and Andrew Killian in The Nutcracker. Photography Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet’s The Nutcracker: an enchanting festive favourite back by popular demand to delight Melbourne and Sydney audiences

The Nutcracker: an enchanting festive favourite back by popular demand to delight Melbourne and Sydney audiences The Australian Ballet prepares to enchant audiences with The Nutcracker, an unmissable opportunity to delve into the wintery fairytale land of Clara and her magical friends. Returning to the stage for the first time since sell-out seasons in 2010, […]

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Kevin Jackson bound for New York: first Australian Ballet dancer to guest star with American Ballet Theatre in 20 years

Kevin Jackson bound for New York: first Australian Ballet dancer to guest star with American Ballet Theatre in 20 years Start spreading the news: Principal Artist Kevin Jackson flying out this week to guest star with America’s national ballet company American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in New York. Invited by the company’s Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, Kevin […]

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Exposed : The ballet dancer capturing it all

The ballet dancer’s snapshot Anecdotal evidence suggests that a higher than average proportion of professional ballet dancers use a camera (often a high-end model) as a hobby and a way of recording the backstage preparations and after-show celebrations. You often find dancers at the side of the stage capturing the action. It’s easy to see why; visual by nature, […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet star Carlos Acosta in feature film debut

Carlos Acosta in feature film debut | The Day of the Flowers Gorgeous, gorgeous authentic Cuban music percolates through the speakers, performed by A Band Apart (El dia de las flores session). British made (and funded) The Day of the Flowers follows two Scottish sisters leading very disparate lives but with a clue to follow, as they roar off to the airport in a vintage […]

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Ballet Business | Fundraising

Ballet Business | the business of fundraising “It’s my dream. There’s nothing else I want to do.”  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that. Dreams are vital and if you’ve got to the stage where you need to be thinking about fundraising – well done! The transition of dream to reality begins […]

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Ballet News & The Diamond Jubilee

Ballet News & The Diamond Jubilee Reader, I need YOU ! As part of the celebrations on Ballet News of the Diamond Jubilee this summer, I’d like Ballet Newsers to decorate a pair of pointe shoes in honour of the Diamond Jubilee. You can go wild with the design and come up with something totally unique, […]

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Ballet News | #aphotoadayinmay

Ballet News | #aphotoadayinmay photographic challenge Readers, we’re off on an adventure ! #aphotoadayinmay is your chance to showcase your photography skills in a really easy way during May 2012. What happens is You take one photograph with your smartphone each day using the completely fabulous Instagram, based on the list in the photograph above, and try to […]

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