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Sergei Polunin leaving Royal Ballet – instantly

by admin January 24, 2012 News
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Dame Monica Mason announced this afternoon that Principal Sergei Polunin has resigned from The Royal Ballet with immediate effect.

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker at the O2 Arena in London

by admin December 20, 2011 News
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Following the great success at Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker is heading to London for perform six shows at the O2 from Tuesday 27 to Friday 30 December 2011…

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Dutch National Ballet’s Nutcracker & The Mouse King Live In Cinemas Across The UK This Christmas

by admin December 14, 2011 News
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Ballet fans across the UK and Ireland can watch a special matinee performance of Nutcracker & the Mouse King from the Dutch National Ballet broadcast live by satellite to cinemas on Friday 30 December 2011 at 1pm. Choreographed by Wayne Eagling and Toer van Schayk…

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Flawless and English National Ballet collaborate on a new production for 2012

by admin December 14, 2011 News
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The UK’s national ballet company English National Ballet and World Dance Champions Flawless will come together in Summer 2012 in a collaboration fusing streetdance, acrobatics and ballet.

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The Place Prize for dance: call for entries 2012 – 2013

by admin December 7, 2011 News
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The Place Prize for dance, sponsored by Bloomberg, the UK’s biggest and most prestigious dance award, is returning for its fifth edition in 2012 – 2013.

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King’s College London appoints Deborah Bull as Director, King’s Cultural Partners

by admin December 6, 2011 News
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King’s College London is pleased to announce that Deborah Bull has accepted the newly created role of Director, King’s Cultural Partners, and will join King’s in March 2012.

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Barry Wordsworth Appointed the title of Music Director Laureate of Birmingham Royal Ballet

by admin November 28, 2011 News
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Birmingham Royal Ballet is pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Wordsworth to the role of Music Director Laureate with immediate effect.

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Competition to Win a signed copy of the Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland

by admin November 23, 2011 News
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One of the Royal Ballet’s most significant premieres in over a decade is now available on Opus Arte DVD/Blu-ray and we have a copy to give away signed by many of the original cast: Lauren Cuthbertson, Steven McRae, Zenaida Yanowsky and Edward Watson.

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Craig Hassall (ENB MD) to Join Raymond Gubbay

by admin November 9, 2011 News

9 November 2011 Managing Director of English National Ballet Craig Hassall to take up new role at Raymond Gubbay in February 2012 English National Ballet is sad to announce that Managing Director Craig Hassall is to leave the Company in 2012 to take up the new role of Chief Operating Officer at Raymond Gubbay Limited. [...]

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George Balanchine Trust – Redesigned Website

by admin November 7, 2011 News
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We are pleased to welcome you to the newly re-designed website for The George Balanchine Trust!

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PR: 2011 UK National Dance Awards – Nominees Announced

by admin November 4, 2011 News
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Nearly 40 dancers, choreographers and companies nominated in 10 Categories…

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Christopher Hampson Appointed New Artistic Director of Scottish Ballet

by admin November 1, 2011 News
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Christopher Hampson takes over from current director, Ashley Page, in summer 2012.

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PR: English National Ballet Fundraising event

by admin October 27, 2011 News
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English National Ballet hosts fundraising event at Queen Elizabeth Hall with Chelsea Ballet Schools on Friday 25 November 2011 English National Ballet is delighted to present an enchanting pre-Christmas extravaganza with star dancers and children from Chelsea Ballet Schools performing highlights from The Nutcracker. Nutcracker Suities Friday 25 November 2011 Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre [...]

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PR: Queensland Ballet begins search for new Artistic Director

by admin October 26, 2011 News
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This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual with a passion for nurturing dancers at all levels, to champion Queensland Ballet’s journey of renewal, growth and pursuit of creative excellence.”

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Dance GB – The UK’s three national dance companies perform together

by admin October 24, 2011 News
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Summer 2012 performances in Glasgow, Cardiff and London – part of the Cultural Olympiad

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PR: World premiere of John Neumeier’s Liliom with music by Michel Legrand – December

by admin October 20, 2011 News
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It is the first time that the play is adapted for dance with an original score, written by Michel Legrand. John Neumeier will create the female lead role Julie for Alina Cojocaru.

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PR: Northern Ballet launch new production of Beauty & the Beast

by admin October 18, 2011 News
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This new production, choreographed by David Nixon OBE, will make an exciting addition to the Company’s repertoire of family ballets. After performances in Leeds it will tour to Edinburgh, Sheffield and Hull in Spring 2012 with further dates across the UK in Autumn 2012.

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UK Young Dancer of the Year 2011

by admin October 17, 2011 News
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For the second year running, The Dance Show will be holding a prestigious competition to find the Young Dancer of the Year. Deadline for Submission: 21st October 2011.

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Carlos Acosta on creativity in Britain

by admin October 6, 2011 Interviews / Features
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In a Foreign Office film launched today, Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta talks about the UK’s artistic flair and why he chose to join the Royal Ballet in Britain.

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Royal Ballet and ROH Dance – Booking Period 2 2011

by admin October 4, 2011 News
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The Royal Ballet are presenting Manon, Romeo and Juliet, Nutcracker, a double and a triple bill this period. Ballet Black are back with lots of new work (must see) and Aletta Collins returns with a childrens/family piece. Plus exhibitions and more…

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Merrill Ashley to Tape Video Series for The George Balanchine Foundation

by admin October 2, 2011 News
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Leading Roles in Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 to be coached by New York City Ballet celebrated former principal dancer

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Jillana to Tape Video Series for The George Balanchine Foundation

by admin October 2, 2011 News
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Former NYCB Principal Dancer to coach the role in Liebeslieder Walzer Balanchine created on her

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English National Ballet to perform at the Conservative Party Conference

by admin September 30, 2011 News
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English National Ballet is delighted to have been invited to dance at the Conservative Party Conference, on Monday 3 October in Manchester as part of Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s address.

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America’s Leading Ballet School to Hold First-Ever Auditions in London

by admin September 28, 2011 News
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SAB will be holding its first-ever audition in London on 23 October in search of talented students from the United Kingdom for next year’s five-week summer training program in New York City.

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