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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.
Photo: Anthony Burns

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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Ballet: Maninyas
Choreographer: Stanton Welch
Dancer: Karina Gonzalez and Charles-Louis Yoshiyama
Photo: Amitava Sarkar
Image provided courtesy of Houston Ballet

HOUSTON BALLET INVITED TO PERFORM AT NEW YORK CITY’S FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL OCTOBER 6-7, 2015

HOUSTON BALLET INVITED TO PERFORM AT NEW YORK CITY’S FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL OCTOBER 6-7, 2015   Company To Perform Stanton Welch’s Maninyas Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet returns to New York to perform Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s Maninyas at the 12th annual Fall for Dance Festival. The company will give two performances of Maninyas […]

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SCIENCE AND FAIRY-TALE: THE ROYAL BALLET’S RAVEN GIRL AND CONNECTOME

SCIENCE AND FAIRY-TALE: THE ROYAL BALLET’S RAVEN GIRL AND CONNECTOME    Raven Girl / Connectome Tuesday 6 October – Saturday 24 October   The Royal Ballet presents an evening of contemporary ballet exploring themes of identity and science as Wayne McGregor’s Raven Girl and Alastair Marriott’s Connectome return to the Royal Opera House for their […]

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Genée medallists joined by the judging panel.  Photo Elliott Franks  Royal Academy of Dance

Male dancer triumphs with gold medal at 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition

Male dancer triumphs with gold medal at 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce the medallists from the 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition. A prestigious gold medal was awarded to Leroy Mokgatle, 15, from South Africa. The silver medal was picked up by Lania Atkins, 15, from […]

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Romeo & Juliet breaks a 54-year box office record for Queensland Ballet

Romeo & Juliet breaks a 54-year box office record for Queensland Ballet Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic Romeo & Juliet production has broken a 54-year box office record. This world famous production of Shakespeare’s tragic tale of star-cross’d lovers, with guest appearances by international ballet stars Tamara Rojo, Carlos Acosta and […]

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Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet

Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet 27 June – 5 July Lyric Theatre, QPAC A PAIR OF STAR CROSS’D LOVERS The centerpiece of Queensland Ballet’s Season 2014 is the Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic Romeo & Juliet. The late Sir Kenneth MacMillan is one of the world’s most […]

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