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London Russian Ballet School tours show

The London Russian Ballet School, which specializes in teaching the Russian ballet method, will present an “Evening of Contemporary and Classical Ballet” on November 9-17, first in London at Cadogan Hall, then in Croydon at Fairfield Halls, and finally back in London at New Wimbledon Theatre.

With a growing reputation for its

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Dancer Jonathan Ollivier dies in crash

Professional dancer Jonathan Ollivier has tragically died in a motorbike crash. Reports from BBC News and The Guardian reveal that the 38-year-old died on Sunday only hours before he was due to perform in the final show of Matthew Bourne's production of The Car Man at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London.

A black Mercedes saloon struck his motorbike

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Dance Power raises funds for Red Cross

Dance Power 2015 is set for Sunday, October 11 at 7 p.m. at London’s beautiful Theatre Royal on Drury Lane. An exciting and fast-moving show full of stars and dance legends, Dance Power is a special event aimed at raising vital funds for the important work of the British Red Cross. The dancers performing represent countries where the Red Cross carries

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Akram Khan to premiere ‘Until the Lions’

Award-winning choreographer and dancer Akram Khan has announced the creation of his brand new, full-length production Until the Lions, to be performed in the incredible 360° setting of London’s Roundhouse. A revisiting of one story of the epic Mahabharata, Until the Lions will have its world premiere on January 12, 2016, and will see Khan make his

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Rambert launches choreography challenge

Rambert, one of Britain's leading national dance companies and owner of a state-of-the-art facility on London’s South Bank, is launching a major new choreography initiative for secondary schools and colleges this 2015-16 academic year.

Rambert Elements will give schools and colleges across the U.K. the chance to create and perform an

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Montréal’s BJM plans to tour Mediterranean

Canadian contemporary dance powerhouse Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal (BJM) will be heading to the Mediterranean for two weeks this month. Beginning with two performances at the Teatro Romano in Verona, Italy, the dancers will then present shows in Montauban, France before moving on to Spain for three evenings at the Veranos de la Villa in Madrid. The

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Baryshnikov to star in international tour

Yesterday, The New York Times reported that ballet icon Mikhail Baryshnikov will star in a new solo work that is set to premiere this fall in the Baltic region of Northern Europe and tour internationally next year, even coming to the United States.

The work will be based on the poems of the late Joseph Brodsky, who Baryshnikov befriended in

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Hatch House hosts international ballet stars

Now entering its sixth season after five sell-out years, Hatch House will once again present its annual “International Stars of Ballet and Dance” performances on Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18. A beautiful 17th century home settled into the U.K. countryside, Hatch House will present a program that is “bursting at the seams with

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