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Discover the Secret Lives of Costumes with Queensland Ballet and Griffith University 

Step inside the magical world of ballet costumes as Queensland Ballet and Queensland College of Art (QCA), Griffith University presents Secret Lives of Costumes at the Thomas Dixon Centre.  This visually sumptuous exhibition features costumes from Queensland Ballet’s rich and diverse repertoire ranging from the well-known and loved classics of The Nutcracker, Cinderella, The Sleeping Beauty, and Don Quixote to […]

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Promising Canadian Dancers settle into State-of-the-art Student Living Centre

Scholarship recipients to train at prestigious RWB School While summer means time outside for most adolescents, dozens of dance students are swapping sun for time in the studios of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School from July 4-29 during Summer Session. Of these students, seven were awarded coveted IG Wealth Management Summer Session Scholarships to help pursue a […]

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Northern Ballet announces promotions and joiners for 2022/23 season 

Northern Ballet will welcome six new dancers for their 2022/23 season, the first with Federico Bonelli as Artistic Director. Amber Lewis and Jackson Dwyer join from Hong Kong Ballet as Leading Soloist and First Soloist respectively. Stefano Varalta (European School of Ballet), Kaho Matsumoto (English National Ballet School) and Jun Ishii (Staatsballett Berlin) join as dancers in the 1st year Corps, along with Amy Turner-Daly who joins until […]

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Cira Robinson teaching at Yorkshire Ballet Seminars


Cira Robinson teaching at Yorkshire Ballet Seminars; photo Sean Flanagan Yorkshire Ballet Seminars, the UK’s first residential dance summer school, has announced the appointment of its new Director, Cira Robinson. Robinson takes up the position from December 2022 when she will retire from Ballet Black. She succeeds Iain Mackay, who took up the directorship in January 2018, as he steps down from YBS later this year following this year’s […]

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Elmhurst Ballet School Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games’ Opening Ceremony 

24 full-time dance students from Elmhurst Ballet School, the vocational school in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet have started rehearsals for the opening ceremony to mark the beginning of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on Thursday 28 July.  The opening ceremony will be held at the redeveloped Alexander Stadium, Perry Barr, in front of around 30,000 […]

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The Sarasota Ballet School Presents a Brand New The Nutcracker

Illuminating the stage this December, the premiere of a brand-new production of The Nutcracker is poised to become a holiday tradition for the Community. The Sarasota Ballet School is delighted to announce a brand-new production of The Nutcracker for December 2022. The production will be performed by The Sarasota Ballet Studio Company, and students from The Sarasota […]

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ON BEFORE UK Tour. Carlos Acosta & Laura Rodríguez. Photo Dibs McCallum

Carlos Acosta In Sell-Out Dance Show at Norwich Theatre Royal

ON BEFORE UK Tour. Carlos Acosta & Laura Rodríguez. Photo Dibs McCallum ·         Carlos Acosta CBE returns to Norwich Theatre Royal ·         The show is in Norwich for two nights before Norwich Theatre tours the show in Europe ·         This is Norwich Theatre’s first-ever international tour Norwich Theatre’s new season welcomes back Carlos Acosta CBE in On Before, a Norwich […]

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English National Ballet Spring – Summer 2023 Season Update 

English National Ballet today announces further plans for spring – summer 2023, completing its 2022 – 2023 Season. From 15 – 25 June 2023, Royal Albert Hall and English National Ballet will present Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella in-the-round. First performed in 2019 by English National Ballet, this grand-scale restaging of the magical production features over 90 dancers and combines magnificent […]

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The National Ballet of Canada 2022/23 Promotions & Leavers

Genevieve Penn Nabity in Swan Lake. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic Genevieve Penn Nabity Promoted to Principal Dancer Christopher Gerty Promoted to First Soloist Selene Guerrero-Trujillo and Tirion Law Promoted to Second SoloistDavid Tory Award and Patron Award of Merit Winners Announced  Hope Muir, Joan and Jerry Lozinski Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced promotions for […]

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