The Royal Ballet – cast announcement for Don Quixote and Romeo and Juliet

Royal Opera House

This season The Royal Ballet will be performing the dazzling Don Quixote and the romantically tragic Romeo and Juliet.  Today’s cast announcement brings some exciting news: Don Quixote In Don Quixote Iana Salenko, Principal with Staatsoper Ballet Berlin, will dance the role of Kitri at two performances on 5 and 8 October partnered by Steven McRae as Basilio . Born…

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Dance Stars : Donald Britton

Tap dancer turned ballet star, Donald Britton is an inspiration to male dancers Anyone looking for inspiration as a male ballet dancer need not look much further than Donald Britton. Born in London in 1929, Britton was originally interested in pursuing a career as a tap dancer, though at the age of six he found…

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Change at the Royal Opera House

Alex Beard joins the Royal Opera House as the new Chief Executive after 19 years at the Tate, one of most popular and exciting art spaces in London, UK and Europe. Aged 49, Alex Beard has been at Tate since 1994 and has been Deputy Director since 2002. With a lifelong interest in music, he…

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Thank You Wonderfuls!

A big thank you to our Wonderful Members for testing our website! We have been overwhelmed by the number of members who have volunteered their time to test our website. The feedback we have received will help make the site better for everyone. We have been busily making improvements based on your views and comments.…

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Opportunity: Project Dance London

DANCERS!!! The Project Dance London has created an exciting opportunity for 6-8 lucky dancers (aged 16+) to work with an amazing London based Choreographer (you must be London based for rehearsals or be able to commute easily). You’ll learn a Contemporary/Lyrical dance choreography, be costumed, rehearse and work with the choreographer (at no charge*). To…

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English National Ballet – Emerging Dancer Competition 2013

The English National Ballet has announced the judging panel for the Emerging Dancer Competition 2013 features a prima ballerina, Hip Hop dancer, an author and artistic directors: Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director English National Ballet Darcey Bussell CBE, President of the Royal Academy of Dance and ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Judge Tommy Fanzen, Runner up of BBC…

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Audition – Joffrey Ballet School

Joffrey Ballet School

The Joffrey Ballet School is holding auditions for their Summer 2013 Program. Register online Click Here The Joffrey Ballet School fuses multiple styles of balletic training to create a curriculum that is uniquely Joffrey. They have incorporated fundamentals and best practices from these styles to create the American style of dance training that is Joffrey.…

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£30,000 Artist Fund

Sky Arts Fund

Sky Arts Ignition: Futures Fund is offering £30,000 bursaries and mentoring for 5 emerging artists aged 18-30 to fund their creative practice for a year. The fund is open to applicants from the fields of dance, performing arts, music, visual arts and creative producing. Read about how the Futures Fund has helped other artists achieve…

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Congratulations to The Royal Ballet

The Royal Ballet, Giselle

The Royal Ballet dancers and choreographers nominated for National Dance Awards 2012 It is not surprising that The Royal Ballet dancers and choreographers have received 9 nominations including Principals Edward Watson and Marianela Nuñez First Soloist Yuhui Choe Soloists Paul Kay, Beatrix Stix-Brunell and Dawid Trzensimiech Former Royal Ballet Principal and now Director of English…

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Bloche Sale – London

Bloch - Agnes Letestu

Don’t miss out! Bloche Sample Sale in London The BLOCH ­ Sample Sale 30 November The Old Truman Brewery Shop 25 Hanbury St London E1 6QR Post pics of your purchases to make the rest of us jealous!

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