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Behind Egypt's media crackdown | Egypt

It is a new political dawn in Egypt and a new reality for the country's media after the country's military went on a media clampdown.<p>It shut down four religious TV stations, banned the Muslim Brotherhood's newspaper and raided the office of Al Jazeera's Egypt affiliate, Mubasher Misr, sparking …

Egypt Blog - Live Blogs - Al Jazeera English

MUST-SEE PROGRAMMES<p>Inside the biggest media collaboration in the region's history, exposing the offshore dealings of the rich and powerful.<p>PM Mahathir Mohamad talks to Al Jazeera about his fight against corruption and for a more united Malaysia.<p>An undercover investigation into the man at the heart …



Many choreographers have been defeated by Stravinsky's <i>Rite of Spring</i>. However, one dancemaker whose stridency, rhythmic daring and sheer …


Ballet: Aria Alekzander 2013

How Ballet Pointe Shoes are Made

Is it time for ballet companies to become more democratic?

Does the structure of ballet companies need to be modernised, and made more democratic? It's a question that I've been hearing more and more in recent months, with the dancers at San Francisco Ballet threatening strike action against a "bullying" management; and with gifted French dancer Mathilde …

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Why don't spinning ballet dancers get dizzy?

Former professional ballet dancer Stephen Williams says he hasn't turned a pirouette he couldn't handle.<p>"I don't think I've ever been dizzy," says Williams, an instructor with the Central School of Ballet in London. "It has to do with the length of the training. You have to keep at it again, and …

Imperial College London

From Apprentice to Principal in the New York City Ballet

What is the life of a professional ballerina really like? In part one of the AOL original series <i>city.ballet.</i>, Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins …

New York City

Surreal Photo Manipulations By Ex-Ballet Dancer Kylli Sparre

Young or old, it’s never too late to change directions in life and begin chasing your dreams instead of just your obligations. Photographer Kylli …

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'Silver Swans' taking to the barre later in life for ballet lessons

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_scotland/1020000/1020511_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524702362_c02d534b479282e4377b33ceba6d171d<p><b>More and more pensioners are taking up ballet, according to the Royal Academy of Dance. It is putting the phenomenon down to the popularity of</b> …

Dorotheé Gilbert for Repetto Paris

Dorotheé Gilbert for Repetto Paris

"Movement never lies" - Martha Graham

Alina Cojocaru interview: 'I'll always be grateful - even for the lies'

Alina Cojocaru tells Ismene Brown why she has left the Royal Ballet after 13 years to join the rival ENB<p>I’m not apologising – I’m trying to find a reasonable way of explaining unhappy times, of which there have been too many.” <b>The Royal Ballet</b>’s scintillating star Alina Cojocaru is explaining why …

Amazing! Complexions Contemporary Ballet Kelly Sneddon (Photo by Jae Man Joo)

"It takes an athlete to dance, but an artist to be a dancer"

Who are the world's greatest ballet partners?

As Britain's ballet companies prepare to open for the new season, new principal and solo performers will be settling into position, some of them promoted from junior levels and some imported from outside. All are interesting, but two of the most newsworthy are, without doubt, Natalia Osipova (newly …


Dancer: Albert Drake<p>Photo by courtesy Brian Guilliaux


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