Tag Archives | Johan Kobborg

The Sarasota Ballet Receives Arts Appreciation Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation

The Sarasota Ballet Receives Arts Appreciation Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation The Sarasota Ballet is delighted to announce that this year it has been awarded a $55,000 Arts Appreciation Grant by Gulf Coast Community Foundation. The Sarasota Ballet is truly honored to be among the 9 organizations chosen to receive Arts Appreciation Awards and […]

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 Lucy Green as Giselle in Giselle - credit Bill Cooper

Ethan Stiefel’s quintessential Romantic ballet returns to the Royal New Zealand Ballet

Ethan Stiefel’s quintessential Romantic ballet returns to the Royal New Zealand Ballet The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s internationally acclaimed classic production of Giselle, created in Wellington by ballet superstars Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg, returns to New Zealand this August and September for a seven centre tour. The quintessential Romantic ballet has become a signature […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | La Sylphide Tours to Nation’s Capital

The National Ballet of Canada | La Sylphide Tours to Nation’s Capital Three performances at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre Principal Casting Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the company’s return to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa with La Sylphide. Newly staged by internationally renowned dancer and choreographer […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | La Sylphide Opens the Winter Season Principal Casting Announced

The National Ballet of Canada | La Sylphide Opens the Winter Season Principal Casting Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for La Sylphide, with new staging by renowned Danish dancer and choreographer Johan Kobborg. La Sylphide opens the Winter Season on March 2, 2016 at […]

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet

Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet The expert, professional ballet dancers you see on stage today have been through rigorous, deliberate and repetitive training to become elite athletes. They keyword here is expert. ‘Expertise’ is defined in a study (1) as “the result of intense practice for a minimum of ten years.” Any sort of practice won’t do, either. The study […]

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Ksenia Ryzhkova & Sergei Polunin  Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Russian Ballet Icons 2014 In Pictures

Russian Ballet Icons 2014 In Pictures Yesterday saw the Russian Ballet Icons Gala take place in London. These photographs of dancers such as Alina Cojocaru, Sergei Polunin, Marianela Nunez and Igor Zelensky were taken during the rehearsal.                                      

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Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg in Manon from The Royal Ballet Tour of Japan 2013. Photo Kiyonori Hasegawa

Alina Cojocaru & Johan Kobborg to guest star in The Australian Ballet’s Sydney season of Manon

International ballet stars Alina Cojocaru & Johan Kobborg to guest star in The Australian Ballet’s Sydney season of Manon Two of ballet’s brightest stars, Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg will join The Australian Ballet as guest artists this April for the Sydney season of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon. Cojocaru and Kobborg will dance in two performances: the evenings […]

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2014 | Casting

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2014 Just announced, the dancers taking part in this years Russian Ballet Icons Gala, on March 9th at the London Coliseum are as follows (subject to change) : Timur Askerov Silvia Azzoni Alina Cojacaru Mathew Golding Dmitry Gruzdev Dmitri Gudanov Daria Klimentova Johan Kobborg Ekaterina Krysasnova Vyacheslav Lopatin Vadim Muntagirov Marianela […]

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