Performance Dates Announced for Mary Li’s Return to Stage

It has been 29 years since she retired from the ballet world, but Mary Li will be making a special guest appearance on stage in June for Queensland Ballet’s (QB) production of The Sleeping Beauty. There has been strong public interest in the QB Ballet Mistress and Principal Répétiteur since the release of her autobiography, Mary’s Last Dance, the long-awaited sequel […]

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Pre-Professional Program students performing in Aspire ’21 showcase

Queensland Ballet Academy’s Pre-Professional Program dancers will take to the stage from 20 – 22 May 2021, showcasing their technique and artistry in the annual showcase Aspire ’21. Photo : David Kelly Aspire’21 will feature Matador Suite, a traditional piece choreographed by Academy Director, Christian Tátchev, inspired by scenes from the ballet Don Quixote, and Intimate Dialogues, a neo-classical work […]

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Kew Gardens: Wellbeing programme launched

Unwind with new Kew Gardens Wellbeing programme Rare chance to cycle through UNESCO World Heritage siteFitness Boot camp with beautiful backdropYoga in world’s largest Victorian GlasshousePilates in stunning Nash ConservatoryForest Bathing in world-famous arboretumTai Chi in Mediterranean Garden As we wait for live ballet performances to resume, dancers around the world have had time to […]

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Queensland Ballet brings an enchanted tale to life

photo : David Kelly A dark yet familiar fairy-tale beloved by many, audiences will be spellbound by Queensland Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty opening on June 4 at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, (QPAC), proudly presented by Sealy Posturepedic.  Greg Horsman’s compelling interpretation of The Sleeping Beauty delighted audiences and critics alike when first performed by Queensland Ballet in 2015. Back by popular demand, The […]

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Livestream NOVERRE: YOUNG CHOREOGRPAHERS | The Stuttgart Ballet

Timoor Afshar, Jessica Fyfe and David Moore (from left to right)© Roman Novitzky Livestream Noverre: Young Choreographers Kindly supported by EnBW On Sunday, April 18th at 6 pm (CET), a livestream of Noverre: Young Choreographers will be presented from the Schauspielhausof the State Theater Stuttgart. The evening will feature world premieres by seven of the company’s dancers on the Stuttgart Ballet website […]

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Vail Dance Festival Returns In-Person for the 2021 Season

July 30 – Aug. 9 Festival to Feature 7 World Premiere Dances, 4 Commissioned Scores, the return to Vail of New York City Ballet MOVES, BalletX as Company-in-Residence and American Ballet Theatre’s Calvin Royal III as Artist-in-Residence NYCBMOVES_Pictures-at-an-Exhibition_Danchig-Waring-Smith-Garcia-TPeck-Gordon-AStafford-C38291-16-RET_1200x800New York City Ballet Moves performs Pictures at an Exhibition. Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky.Photo by Paul Kolnik.  The Vail Dance Festival today officially announced plans to return in-person for its 32nd seasonJuly 30 – […]

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English National Ballet announces 21-22 Season + Company Updates

English National Ballet2021-2022 Season                    World premieres of Creature by Akram Khan and Raymonda by Tamara Rojo                   New performance dates for THE FORSYTHE EVENING                    Nutcracker returns for the festive season                    Celebratory Emerging Dancer event                    Maria Kochetkova returns to ENB, joining as Lead Principal                   ENB’s new home to be named Mulryan Centre for Dance                   New ballet talent pipeline project and expansion of Dance Leaders of the Future English […]

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Royal Academy of Dance gifted rare painting of legendary Russian ballerina Tamara Karsavina

Image: Christie’s Images LTD. 2020.        Rare portrait of legendary Russian ballerina Tamara Karsavina, by Jacques Émile Blanche, gifted to Royal Academy of Dance ·         A pioneer of British and modern Russian ballet and a founding member of the Royal Academy of Dance, Karsavina’s portrait joins a rich archive of material designed to inspire and educate students for […]

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Sadlers Wells | New Shows for Spring/Summer 2021 at Sadler’s Wells

We are thrilled to be able to welcome audiences back to Sadler’s Wells from 17 May and we are delighted to announce that seven productions are scheduled between May and the start of September.  Joining the previously announced and already on sale Singin’ in the Rain are performances from our Associate Company English National Ballet, New Wave Associate Alexander […]

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