Balletco is now in Archive – Hail DanceTabs

by Bruce Marriott March 6, 2012 Balletco
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At the end of January 2012 Balletco closed to further enhancement and is now effectively in archive… As of 5 February 2012 a new web magazine opened for business called DanceTabs (wwww.dancetabs.com) and if you liked Balletco’s reviews, interviews and other features then you will like DanceTabs.

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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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Gallery – National Dance Awards 2011

by Dave Morgan January 24, 2012 Galleries
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An album of 42 pictures by Dave Morgan.

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Gallery – National Dance Awards 2011

by John Ross January 24, 2012 Galleries
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An album of 39 pictures by John Ross.

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2011 UK National Dance Awards – Winners Announced

by Bruce Marriott January 23, 2012 News
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12 Winners Announced: The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for 2011 took place today in London at The Place’s Robin Howard Dance Theatre.

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DanceTabs: a new Magazine

by Bruce Marriott January 18, 2012 Balletco
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This is the last thing I expected to be announcing – a new magazine called DanceTabs that will live at www.dancetabs.com (nothing to see yet folks so no need to click!) I think my post about Balletco going into Archive captured many of my feelings after 15½ years following through on many different aspects of [...]

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DanceEast Rural Retreat – Dance leaders call for re-branding of Dance

by Bruce Marriott January 11, 2012 News
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“We are 26 future leaders in dance from across the globe to discuss the future of DANCE, and when we say DANCE we mean DANCE in all its forms. As a group we’ve discovered a shared purpose and readiness to embrace the opportunity for change.”

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Ticket Exchange, Doing Dance and other Forums Available Again

by Bruce Marriott December 23, 2011 Balletco
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Some old friends are back in a new place…

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Balletco Forum Available Again plus Opportunity to Discuss Future

by Bruce Marriott December 23, 2011 Balletco
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I think there is much good will and there is a very real opportunity for the community to pull together and create something unique, better and more responsive than before – I most sincerely hope something comes out of it.

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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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Balletco going into archive

by Bruce Marriott December 15, 2011 Balletco
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I’m really sorry to say but after 15½ years Balletco will be closing to further development in mid-January and will go into long-term archive – nothing should be lost …

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Balletco Forum Down + Others Offline

by Bruce Marriott December 15, 2011 Balletco
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23 December Update – New Forums online A new forum is now setup. Afraid you have to register again but its a place to talk which many will welcome. There is also a special forum to talk about how the community might go forward with Balletco itself going into archive: Balletco Forum Available Again plus [...]

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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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Dame Monica Mason DBE receives QEII Coronation Award

by Bruce Marriott December 9, 2011 News
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The Royal Academy of Dance has presented its most prestigious award, the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Coronation Award to Dame Monica Mason DBE, Director of The Royal Ballet, in appreciation of her lifetime contribution to dance.

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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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Royal Opera House Launches iPhone Game

by Bruce Marriott November 10, 2011 News
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The Royal Opera House today released an iPhone/iPad game – part of its strategy to get their name and the work they do out to more people.

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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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