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The Royal Ballet | Promotions and joiners have been announced for the 2016/17 Season

The Royal Ballet | Promotions and joiners have been announced for the 2016/17 Season Director Kevin O’Hare has made the following promotions for the forthcoming Season: Alexander Campbell, Francesca Hayward, Ryoichi Hirano and Akane Takada have been promoted to Principal, the Company’s highest rank. Claire Calvert, Yasmine Naghdi and Beatriz Stix-Brunell are promoted to First Soloists. Matthew Ball […]

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GISELLE REIMAGINED AS PART OF THE ROYAL BALLET’S DRAFT WORKS PROGRAMME

GISELLE REIMAGINED AS PART OF THE ROYAL BALLET’S DRAFT WORKS PROGRAMME 1, 9, 15 April at 6.30pm Royal Opera House Clore Studio Upstairs Tickets £7.50   Reimagining Giselle is a contemporary reworking of the classic ballet by emerging choreographer Joshua Beamish, and is part of The Royal Ballet’s commitment to developing new choreographic talent. Reimagining […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular

Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular Ballet Spectacular. Quite a title to live up to, and the good news is that this book is a delight. Beautifully put together without overloading young readers, this book acts as a guide to all things ballet. Its glossy production is perfect for the lavish photography as you begin […]

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The Royal Ballet Almond Beauty Pouch

 The Royal Ballet Almond Beauty Pouch This spring saw the start of an exclusive collaboration between L’OCCITANE and The Royal Ballet with the launch of a limited edition Beauty Pouch, filled with three new Almond products perfect for firming and sculpting your body ahead of summer. Launched in May 2014, The Royal Ballet Almond Beauty Pouch […]

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The Royal Ballet casting | Debuts during Winter 2012/13

The Royal Ballet casting debuts during Winter 2012/13 Following the recently announced company promotions, there are some notable debuts in place during the Winter season at The Royal Ballet, which covers the period between November 2012 and April 2013, so here are the dates and details for your diary.  Public booking opens on 17th October 2012. Please note that listing […]

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The Royal Ballet promotions 2012

Promotions, joiners and leavers for The Royal Ballet’s 2011/12 season   The Royal Ballet’s Ryoichi Hirano and Alexander Campbell have been promoted to First Soloists in the recent Company promotions. Ryoichi, 28 from Japan, joined The Royal Ballet in 2002 and was promoted to Soloist in 2008.  Sydney-born Alexander, 25, joined the Company as a […]

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BT ArtBoxes in London

BT ArtBox Just as with the recent Faberge Big Egg Hunt, a new collection is springing up all over London but lacks a ballet theme.  We can’t have that ! The K6, or Red Phone Box to you and I – was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott to commemorate King George V’s Silver Jubilee. We’ve […]

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Sergei Polunin takes on James Dean

Sergei Polunin dances James Dean for Men in Motion With a headline screaming “Sergei Polunin: I’ll give up ballet by 26” in The Guardian last Tuesday, Alex Needham wrote that, “Men in Motion includes the first dance he [Polunin] has ever choreographed, a piece about James Dean.” What happened was, Polunin commissioned his former colleague, Royal Ballet […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jacopo Bellussi, Trainee, Bavarian State Ballet II

Cupcakes & Conversation with Jacopo Bellussi, Trainee, Bavarian State Ballet II What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I think is the fact that I absolutely love everything about this job, even when you are just rehearsing in a studio you know already that you are preparing something to show to an audience later and that makes […]

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