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Coppelia by the Royal Ballet

coppelia, royal ballet, royal opera house live stream, 10th December 2019

JOYOUS is my verdict on Coppelia by the Royal Ballet from the Royal Opera House live stream on 10th December 2019.

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Christmas Gifts for Ballet Dancers

CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR BALLET DANCERS

Discover the top 12 Christmas Gifts for Ballet Dancers in our Christmas Gift Guide.

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royal ballet triple bill; within the golden hour, medusa, flight pattern, roh live cinema relay, 16th may 2019

Review of the Royal Ballet’s triple bill of Within the Golden Hour, Medusa, Flight Pattern

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Ballet Business Blog

Introducing the Ballet Rocks Ballet Business Blog

Straight forward actions to take to improve your dance school website in Google rankings

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ROH Don Quixote

DON QUIXOTE, ROYAL BALLET, ROH LIVE CINEMA RELAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2019

Review of Don Quixote by the Royal Ballet, streamed from the Royal Opera House, 19th Feb 2019

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La Bayadere, Royal Ballet, ROH live cinema relay 13th November 2018

Following the first production of La Bayadere the Petersburg Gazette wrote of choreographer Marius Petipa, “Watching the new ballet, one is just astonished at the inexhaustible imagination our ballet master possesses. All the dances are marked with freshness and colour, novelty in the groupings, richness of invention, intelligence of story and coordination with the place […]

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Mayerling_Steven McRae

Mayerling, Royal Ballet, ROH live cinema relay, 15th October 2018

This is certainly not a ballet to watch if you need cheering up! But if you want to see a tormented protagonist, an anguished set of mistresses and wives and a tragic story portrayed with the highest technical ballet skill and powerful acting – step right up! Mayerling was a story that fascinated dancer turned […]

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Romeo and Juliet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sadlers Wells, 12th June 2018

This was my first time seeing Romeo and Juliet on stage. Kenneth MacMillan created this version of the ballet in 1965 on Prokofiev’s famous score, which was composed in 1935, specifically for a ballet. Birmingham Royal Ballet has its own version (different from the Royal Ballet) as they asked Kenneth MacMillan to re-stage it in 1992, shortly […]

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