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Madame Butterfly with Perpetuum Mobile - Northern Ballet: Richmond Theatre, 9 June 2015

Bread and Butterfly

When this Madame Butterfly started it looked so much like an opera production that it was something of a jolt when the performers suddenly broke out into pirouettes rather than bursting into song. 467 more words


Preview: Northen Ballet - Madame Butterfly with Perpetuum Mobile: Richmond Theatre, 9-10 June 2015

A bit of Butterfly flutters muttering by

Leeds-based Northern Ballet is not only one of the UK’s finest ballet companies but also one of the world’s – in 2014 they won… 178 more words

Alberta Ballet dancer Kelley McKinlay heads for summer dance tour of United Kingdom with Ballet North

Kelley McKinlay is about to embark on the summer tour of a lifetime – if he can just get the visa stuff worked out.

The popular Alberta Ballet dancer, who has played everyone from Romeo to Elton in Love Lies Bleeding, was in a state of high anxiety Wednesday, after spending all day trying to find out what happened to his passport. 316 more words

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REVIEW: Northern Ballet's 'Wuthering Heights' - Milton Keynes Theatre, April 2015

Northern Ballet’s ‘Wuthering Heights’ is an emotive, expressive and eloquent adaptation of Emily Brontë’s absorbing tale of two doomed lovers.

With its deep and interwoven romantic relationships and powerful themes of betrayal and revenge, the narrative could not be more suited to portrayal through dance – and Northern Ballet are the company to beat when it comes to dramatic interpretation. 686 more words

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NEWS: Prepare for passionate pas de deux moments with Northern Ballet's 'Wuthering Heights' at Milton Keynes Theatre, April 2015

Northern Ballet sweeps into Milton Keynes Theatre this evening with a powerful revival of ‘Wuthering Heights’.

Emily Brontë’s tragic masterpiece tells the passionate tale of the stormy relationship between Cathy Earnshaw and the foundling Heathcliff. 338 more words

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David Nixon: Bladfold

New Media, for me at least, currently feels akin to a wave of highly concentrated, wholly mediocre ‘art’ that’s being delivered in shiny, small-batch, test-marketed packages. 267 more words

Happy Birthday Gatsby - thoughts on F. Scott Fitzgerald's enigma

90 years since The Great Gatsby entered the world and it’s still going strong. We owe you one Fitzgerald. But why do we all love Gatsby so much? 553 more words

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