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See New York City Ballet’s Nutcracker on screen this Christmas

This Christmas, New York City Ballet’s celebrated production of The Nutcracker, choreographed by George Balanchine, will be screened in British cinemas on December 22 and 29.

Dance this week: more from the Maryinsky

The Maryinsky Ballet continue their London season this week, dancing the Homage to Fokineprogramme at the Royal Opera House tonight. Casting includes Anastasia Petushkova as the Firebird, plus Viktoria Tereshkina and Vladimir Shklyarov in Scheherazade.

Dance this week: stage roundup

Napoletango, a blend of Argentine tango and Neapolitan song, comes to the London Coliseum from Thursday until Saturday. The show has had sellout runs in Italy, and kicks off an international tour with these London performances. (You can read an interview with Napoletango star Pablo Moyano in our current issue.)

Royal Ballet 2011-2012

2011–2012 will be Monica Mason’s final season as director of The Royal Ballet. This is, she explains, “a case of ‘Director’s Choice’ – I’ve included a lot of things that have been particularly special to me, and also one or two that might not appear again for a while.”

New website chronicles Lincoln Kirstein’s life and work

The Eakins Press Foundation and Ballet Society Inc. have just published the website lincolnkirstein.org to serve as the definitive and comprehensive resource for information about Lincoln Kirstein’s life and work.

Pacific Northwest Ballet

Pacific Northwest Ballet will perform as part of “Works & Process” at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, on May 14–15.

Royal Danish Ballet Plans

The Royal Danish Ballet has announced its season for 2010-11. It will include a new production of Bournonville’s A Folk Tale, directed by Nikolai Hübbe and Sorella Englund, with designs by Mia Stensgaard.

Birmingham Royal Ballet on tour

Birmingham Royal Ballet will go from international straight into smaller-scale local touring this summer. From May 7-9, the company dance Swan Lake at the Virginia Arts Festival in Norfolk, US, following sell-out performances of The Sleeping Beauty in 2007. Back in the UK, the company and the Royal Ballet Sinfonia split in half to perform […]

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