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Hong Hong Ballet | Cast Announced for Van Cleef & Arpels Proudly Presents: Balanchine’s Jewels

Guest Principal Artist DanielCamargo | Photography: Younsik Kim Hong Kong Ballet (HKB) announces the casting of Van Cleef & Arpels Proudly Presents: Balanchine’s Jewels. With its debut of this modern masterpiece, HKB will showcase its shining artistry and mastery of a variety of ballet styles. Cast list for lead roles:  21 May 7:30pm22 May 7:30pm22 May 2:30pm23 […]

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Opening Monday 17 May – English National Ballet’s Reunion at Sadler’s Wells

English National Ballet’s first live performance to a theatre audience in over a year will take place on Monday 17 May, the first day theatres in England are able to reopen after closures due to coronavirus restrictions. Performing to socially distanced audiences at Sadler’s Wells, London, the Company presents Reunion, five original works by renowned choreographers and rising talents. […]

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Dutch National Ballet | Season 2021-2022 – Dutch National Ballet 60 years

Dutch National Ballet 60 yearsImage: Bart Hess * anniversary season – Dutch National Ballet 60 years* world premiere new production of the classic Raymonda* 10 world premieres by  a.o.Toer van Schayk, David Dawson,   Juanjo Arqués, Wubkje Kuindersma, Sedrig Verwoert   and Shailesh Bahoran* international festival for Hans van Manen’s 90th birthday* special programme for 85th birthday […]

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English National Ballet School announces Young Choreographers, 2021 Summer Performance and plans for the future

Young Choreographers filmed at The Wallace Collection, will see students work with composer Martin Georgiev and the Royal College of Music, and London College of Fashion University of the Arts London Students to create short choreographies inspired by art works curated by Dr Minna Moore Ede  2021 Summer Performance to include new works from Andrew McNicol and […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Bids Adieux to Principal Dancers Jerome and Laura Tisserand

Pacific Northwest Ballet will be bidding an adieux passionnés to principal dancers Jerome Tisserand and Laura Tisserand at the end of the company’s 2020-2021 season: The couple have announced that they will be leaving Seattle this summer, to accept positions with Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo. Laura Tisserand (formerly Gilbreath) trained at PNB School before joining the company […]

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Vail Dance Festival launches new program to empower young men to express themselves through the art of dance

“Empowering Boys In Dance” is a new initiative of the Vail Dance Festival in partnership with Arts In Society, a project of Redline Contemporary Art Center. It aims to encourage and empower young men to discover and express themselves through the art of dance. As we have witnessed in news coverage, there remains a stigma about boys who […]

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Karen Kain Honoured with Canada Post Stamp

Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada,today announced that Artistic Director Karen Kain is being honoured by Canada Post with a commemorative stamp in celebration of her illustrious 50-year career.  The stamp, featuring a photograph of Ms. Kain in Swan Lake, is released along with a stamp honouring another Canadian ballet legend, Fernand Nault, former Co-Artistic Director of Les Grands Ballet Canadiens de Montréal. Both stamps are released today to mark International Dance Day.  “I am deeply touched […]

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BBC calls out for dance talent of all types from across the UK as it announces a BBC Dance Season for 2022

Both BBC Young Dancer 2022 and Dance Passion 2022 will be inviting applications including opportunities for film-making and interactive initiatives To mark International Dance Day on 29 April, the BBC today called out to dance talent from across the UK as it announced the return of the Dance Season to BBC TV, radio, and digital […]

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