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Raffaele Morra dancing in The Trocks' Raymondas Wedding - credit Sascha Vaughan

Cupcakes & Conversation with Raffaele Morra, Dancer & Ballet Master, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Cupcakes & Conversation with Raffaele Morra, Dancer & Ballet Master, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (New York based, all-male, comedy ballet company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, also known as The Trocks) What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Curiosity motivates me every Monday morning, just like any other day. If ballet chose […]

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15

The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15 The Royal Ballet 2014/15 season has three world premieres (with only one likely to be classical)  including a new full length ballet by Wayne McGregor, a new one act ballet from Liam Scarlett in November alongside Kim Brandstrup’s Ceremony of Innocence, and one by Hofesh Shechter. Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote returns […]

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Darcey at the Winter Palace

Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines

Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines As courtesans, fashion icons, political pawns and international celebrities, the great ballerinas have played a multitude of roles both on and off the stage. They have moved from the courts of kings to stages around the globe, from the highs of public adoration to the lows of injury and scandal. But few […]

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‘Lost’ Kiss footage and ballet dancers in BBC Two and BBC Four Ballet Season

‘Lost’ Kiss footage and ballet dancers in BBC Two and BBC Four Ballet Season   ‘Lost’ Footage of Sleeping Beauty’s Kiss rediscovered for BBC Ballet Season starring Margot Fonteyn Iconic dancer, Darcey Bussell, to talk about her ballet inspirations Never before seen footage of Symphonic Variations in association with the BFI for documentary Dancing in […]

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Ballet at Christmas

 Ballet at Christmas Looking for ballet on television over the holidays ? Here’s your guide. Carlos Acosta’s new Royal Ballet production of Don Quixote is on BBC Four at 8pm on Christmas Day. On Sky Arts you can see : Les Patineurs on 15 December at 3.30pm and then at various other times during the festive period. The […]

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The Royal Ballet | Classic Ballet Box Set

The Royal Ballet |THE CLASSIC BALLETS BOX SET Newly released this month, this DVD includes : Swan Lake Marianela Núñez, Thiago Soares, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Conductor: Valeriy Ovsyanikov The Nutcracker Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae, Gary Avis, Iohna Loots, Ricardo Cervera, Artists of the Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Conductor: […]

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Swan Lake  photograph Cheryl Angear

Ballet Backstage | Swan Lake in pictures

Ballet Backstage | Swan Lake in pictures If you’re heading to see English National Ballet’s Swan Lake in the round at the Royal Albert Hall over the coming weeks, here’s a taster of what you may see. The casting is available here if you’d like to choose which dancers to see. You can see more photos and […]

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