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Live Blogging #RBLive

by wschuster on March 23, 2012

Join our fabulous guest blogger Wiebke Schuster (@wiebela on Twitter) as she live blogs #RBLive, a full working day at The Royal Ballet streamed live on The Royal Opera House YouTube channel and the Guardian website. From 10 a.m. today Wiebke will be jotting down below her thoughts on the day’s activities – from the Company’s live [...]

The Place Celebrates Bob Lockyer’s 70th Birthday

by Emilia & Linda on March 6, 2012

Via Press Release: Richard Alston, Mark Baldwin, Siobhan Davies, Wayne McGregor and Monica Mason celebrate Bob Lockyer’s 70th birthday The Place’s Robin Howard Dance Theatre is holding a special night of dance on 13 April to celebrate Bob Lockyer, one of the major players in the development and establishment of dance in the UK, on the occasion [...]

The Royal Ballet 2011-2012 Season at a Glance

by Emilia & Linda on September 1, 2011

European summer is almost over (although here in Britain it never really began) and ballet companies around the world are getting ready to kick off their new seasons. The Royal Ballet is set to return to Covent Garden in a few weeks with Balanchine’s Jewels. Taking inspiration from one of our favorite magazines, Wired, we [...]

The Royal Ballet 2010/11 Season Roundup

by Linda on June 28, 2011

In one of their riskiest and most exciting ventures, The Royal Ballet wrapped up for summer with MacMillan’s blockbuster Romeo & Juliet staged for an audience of 40,000 (split over 4 performances). The so-hashtagged #RomeO2 event was the surprise hit in a season more memorable for the hasty return of works like Ashton’s Cinderella (4 [...]

Getting Ready for #RomeO2

by Emilia & Linda on June 17, 2011

Tonight The Royal Ballet begins its three-day residency at London’s O2. This is the first time the Company has set foot on a UK arena and, to mark the occasion, they are fielding an all-star cast to perform in Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet. Taking turns as the famous star-crossed lovers are Carlos Acosta and [...]

Via Press Release: Simon Robey, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Opera House, announced today the appointment of Kevin O’Hare as Director of The Royal Ballet following the retirement of Dame Monica Mason in July 2012. Kevin O’Hare has been Administrative Director of the Company since 2009. On his appointment Kevin O’Hare [...]