The BalletBoyz will celebrate the opening of the company’s new studio and home base in Kingston with a special gala performance. Held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on June 22, the gala will include Royal Ballet stars Marianela Nuñez and Thiago Soares and the return to the stage of the original BalletBoyz, William Trevitt and Michael Nunn.
The Ballet of La Scala, Milan has announced its plans for the 2013–14 season. It will open on December 17 with an evening of works by Alexei Ratmansky, including Concerto DSCH, Russian Seasons and a new work. Performers will include Svetlana Zakharova, Roberto Bolle and Massimo Murru.
Choreographer Jasmin Vardimon has been awareded the 2013 International Theatre Institute (ITI) award for excellence in international dance. Presented by Neville Shulman, director of the British Centre, the award recognises Vardimon’s choreographic work in recent years.
The company of choreographer William Forsythe comes to London’s Sadler’s Wells from June 18 to 20. During the London season, members of the company will also take part in an insight programme presented by the University of Roehampton’s dance department.