Get into the Xmas spirit with Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! – watch in these cinemas this November

Marking the 30th anniversary of Matthew Bourne’s much-loved ballet, Nutcracker! is being released in cinemas for the first time across the UK and internationally on 15 and 20 November 2022 in the lead up to the festive season. Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! follows Clara’s bittersweet journey from Christmas Eve at Dr Dross’s Orphanage, through a shimmering…

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The Royal Ballet School’s new digital intensive courses available worldwide

The Royal Ballet School‘s new On Demand platform makes the School’s world-class teaching available to all dance students, wherever they are, for the very first time. The School has extensively developed their digital capability over the last 12 months to enable them to reach a wider global audience. Earlier this year, they launched their ground-breaking Affiliate…

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Review: Alexander Whitley Dance Company’s Anti-Body

Alexander Whitley Dance Company’s Anti-Body is an exploration of movement and data that is a resounding technological feat, with dancers and motion responsive visuals set against an electronic soundscape. The deeply intellectual mind and academic approach to Alex Whitley’s work sees three dancers interacting with a motion capture system, that is projected onto diffused screens…

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Prima ballerina Natalia Osipova presents Force of Nature in NYC

Acclaimed worldwide as one of the greatest ballerinas of her generation, Natalia Osipova stars in an evening of solos and duets unrivaled for their virtuosity and beauty – from all-time classics to brilliant new ballets. The Royal Ballet prima ballerina Osipova is presenting the US Premiere of Force of Nature – a new programme from her own Bloom…

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Looking for the perfect ballet gift?

With Christmas on the horizon, it’s never too early to pick up the perfect ballet gift for the dance lover in your life. The new dance book entitled ‘Dancing in Time – A History of Moving and Shaking’ By Robert Hylton, with a foreword by Oti Mabuse, is out now. Dancing in Time is a…

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Elmhurst Ballet School’s 100th anniversary

Elmhurst Ballet School is one of the world’s top ballet schools and is set to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2023.  The school will commemorate the momentous milestone during its Elmhurst 100: More Futures to Shape campaign, with centenary performances, alumni and fundraising events in the 2022-23 academic year. Her Majesty The Queen Consort – formerly HRH The…

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Triple Bill – ‘Into The Music’

Don’t miss Birmingham Royal Ballet’s triple bill at Sadler’s Wells this November. Showcasing neo-classical and contemporary ballets and renowned international choreographers rarely seen in the UK, this triple bill reveals the direction Carlos Acosta is setting for the Company. The triple bill features: Jiří Kylián – Forgotten Land Jiří Kylián’s magnificent Forgotten Land. The piece illustrates…

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Russell Maliphant Dance Company unveils ‘Vortex’ with 1,000 free tickets

The critically acclaimed, award winning, Russell Maliphant Dance Company is setting off on a major UK national tour for its brand new project Vortex, from esteemed director and choreographer Russell Maliphant. Inspired by masters of the twentieth-century, Russell Maliphant brings to audiences a new production influenced by the works of Jackson Pollock and abstract expressionism.…

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Where to watch Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote by Birmingham Royal Ballet

Carlos Acosta’s thrilling ballet Don Quixote will be shown at almost 200 cinemas across the UK in a dazzling one-night event on 26 October 2022. Created by Carlos Acosta and performed by the Birmingham Royal Ballet, starring award winning dancers Momoko Hirata and Brandon Lawrence. “Don Quixote is the best ballet to attend if you are not a ballet connoisseur,” Carlos Acosta…

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