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The first Crown Prince: David Wall interview

David Wall, who died on June 18, 2013, created the role of Crown Prince Rudolf in Kenneth MacMillan’s Mayerling. In 2007, he spoke to Zoë Anderson about creating and coaching the ballet. Here is the interview, from Dancing Times, April 2007.   Kenneth MacMillan’s Mayerling returns to The Royal Ballet’s repertoire later this month. This […]

An evening with the stars of Midnight Express at Freed of London

Freed of London are presenting an evening with the stars of Peter Schaufuss’ Midnight Express. Taking place on Wednesday, April 3, Freed of London will be holding the exclusive event at their flagship store in St Martin’s Lane, Covent Garden.

Sergei Polunin to dance in Peter Schaufuss’ Midnight Express

Sergei Polunin, who so dramatically resigned from The Royal Ballet earlier this year, is to take the lead role in the UK premiere of Peter Schaufuss’ dance production of Midnight Express at the London Coliseum in April 2013.

New director for English National Ballet

English National Ballet has announced Tamara Rojo as its new artistic director. Rojo, currently a principal dancer with The Royal Ballet, will take over in September 2012 for the start of English National Ballet’s new season.

Further Letters to the Editor on Wayne Eagling and ENB

As dance lovers debate Wayne Eagling’s resignation from English National Ballet, Dancing Times has received another letter discussing his time as director, from someone who has worked closely with the company

UPDATED: English National Ballet supporters send a Letter to the Editor of Dancing Times

In an extraordinary letter sent to Dancing Times, a group of ballet lovers and supporters of English National Ballet, who have asked to remain anonymous, wonder about the reasons behind the resignation of ENB’s artistic director, Wayne Eagling.

Why Waste Wayne?

In an extraordinary letter sent to Dancing Times, a group of ballet lovers and supporters of English National Ballet, who have asked to remain anonymous, wonder about the reasons behind the resignation of ENB’s artistic director, Wayne Eagling. Titled “Why Waste Wayne?”, the group also questions the judgement of ENB’s Board of Directors. We publish […]

Yonah Acosta wins Emerging Dancer Award 2012

Yonah Acosta was presented with English National Ballet’s 2012 Emerging Dancer Award last night at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London’s Southbank. Cuban-born Acosta, Dancing Times’ Dancer of the Month in November 2011, competed against five of his ENB colleagues to take the prize, and appeared in solos from Diana and Actaeon and Don Quixote […]

UPDATED: Wayne Eagling steps down as director of ENB

English National Ballet announced today that Wayne Eagling, the company’s artistic director since 2005, will step down at the end of this season.

Big screen Nutcracker

A special matinee performance of Dutch National Ballet’s Nutcracker and the Mouse King will be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Friday, December 30.

Ivan Vasiliev to guest with English National Ballet

The Bolshoi Ballet’s Ivan Vasiliev will dance Roland Petit’s Le Jeune Homme et la Mort with English National Ballet this Friday.

English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer Award

Shiori Kase has won this year’s Emerging Dancer Award. Now in its second year, the award is an annual competition for English National Ballet to nurture its up-and-coming dancers. It is sponsored by restructuring experts Talbot Hughes McKillop.

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