“The aim is to ‘create a new space that allows us to produce and rehearse amazing work,’ said the ENB’s artistic director, Tamara Rojo, adding that the facilities could also be used by other organisations. She said: ‘I want the space to echo to the sound of creative Britain.'”
“English National Ballet (ENB) is to move to a new “state of the art” home in east London, its artistic director Tamara Rojo has announced. The company will share the building – on the new London City Island development, close to the Canning Town railway interchange – with the English National Ballet School.”
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Artists of the Lviv National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet have issued an appeal protesting performers' mass conscription into the Ukrainian army.
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance has come up with a glittering lineup of international, national and Chicago-based dance companies for its 2015-2016 season. Among the offerings will be John Neumeier’s Hamburg Ballet, performing...Show More Summary
“Having to pay pensions for so many years after such low retirement ages” – 41 for ballet dancers, 52 for opera soloists and 56 for chorus members – “at relatively high rates, has already rendered the Norwegian Opera and Ballet technically bankrupt. Pension costs have risen 50 percent just since 2013.”
Members of the Junior Dutch National Ballet perform a dance with Bounden. All images courtesy of Adriaan de Jongh Adriaan de Jongh designs games he hopes will deepen our relationships—by tricking people into having awkward interactions with each other, just for fun. Show More Summary
WWE 2K makes its PC debut this week. Get in on the best choreographed, tight-wearing action outside the national ballet. WWE 2K15 on PC includes all DLC offered for the console versions. It brings the 2K Sports MyCareer campaign to the series for the first time, as well as including a full 2K Showcase story […]
Lovely story from Graham Spircer at Gramilano. James Hobley, 15, from Redcar, is autistic. So is his twin brother. And his elder brother. They have been schooled at home by their mother, Sheila, after having to endure bullying at a state school. James conceived a passion for dance. He went on Britain’s Got Talent. Now […]
The Eleventh International Competition for the Erik Bruhn Prize Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada March 24, 2015 by Denise Sum copyright 2015 by Denise Sum The late Erik Bruhn led the National Ballet of Canada as artistic director from 1983-1986. Show More Summary
“[The company has] lined up $6.5 million in new support as it prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary next season with a national tour and a new production of George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with a dash of Florida flavor.”
English National Ballet has just wrapped its first official season as a Sadler’s Wells associate ballet company. The programme, Modern Masters, brought together acclaimed works... The post Six Reasons Why We Love ENB’s Modern Masters appeared first on The Ballet Bag.
“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada March 14, 2015 by Denise Sum copyright © 2015 by Denise Sum Just in time for March break, Christopher Wheeldon’s...Show More Summary
Michaela DePrince, adopted from a Sierra Leone orphanage at age 4, is now, at 20, a member of the Dutch National Ballet. Since the publication last year of her memoir and a subsequent TEDx talk in Amsterdam, she has become a box office draw for the company and has been fending off requests for everything […]
The National Ballet's Cheshire Cat is 25 feet long, takes eight people to manipulate, and is as mischievous as ever. It’s difficult to know who has a harder time in Wonderland: Alice, or the 146 people staging the ballet. Both parties totter on the verge of utter discombobulation. Show More Summary
"The Man in Black", "Chroma", "Allegro Brillante", "Carousel (A Dance)" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada March 4, 2015 by Denise Sum copyright © 2015 by Denise Sum With the winter mixed program, The National Ballet of Canada (NBoC) presented four varied works created between 1956 and 2010. Show More Summary
English National Ballet excels in three contemporary works.
There’s been heated disagreement over the past week about what’s right and wrong. Is the rocket-propelled ex-Bolshoi enfant terrible Ivan Vasiliev ‘right’ for Swan Lake? Is English National Ballet right… Read more The post Let the wrong one in appeared first on The Spectator.
What could be cuter than turning a Moomin book into a ballet? At Finnish National Opera they are rehearsing a new ballet of Moomin and the Comet, based on the classic children's book by Tove Jansson. Ananadah Kononen is choreographing, music is by Panu Aaltio. Show More Summary
They circled overhead in a gathering white cloud swirling with energy, then dropped from the sky like large snowflakes, coming to rest on a nearby pond.