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Royal Ballet's leading lady returns at 52

Alessandra Ferri stars in Wayne McGregor's new Covent Garden production based on the novels of Virginia Woolf

At 19, Alessandra Ferri became one of the youngest principal dancers at the Royal Ballet. Aged 52, she is returning as its oldest leading lady since Dame Margot Fonteyn.

Ferri will take the …

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Review: New York City Ballet Performs Bournonville Classics at Spring Gala

The new double bill at New York City Ballet, choreography by the great Danish ballet master August Bournonville (1805-79), presents the oldest pieces in the company’s repertory. Yet Bournonville’s ideas remain fresh and modern in these dances; and the program shows how today’s performers are …

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American Ballet Theatre Celebrates 75 Years, Raises A Record $2.3 Million

American Ballet Theatre hosted a gala to celebrate its 75th anniversary at the Metropolitan Opera on Monday night. 1,100 guests attended the ESCADA sponsored Diamond Jubilee Gala, raising a record $2.3 million to go towards supporting ABT and its education and outreach programs.

The performance …

American Ballet Theatre

Gorgeous Marcelo Gomes and Iana Salenko! Photo: Enrico Nawrath Photography-Enonava #strengthbeauty

Kathryn Boren, American Ballet Theatre. Photo: © Nisian Hughes #pointe #backbend #ballerina

Sunday street dance by Jordan Matter Photography

Oksana Bondareva, Sleeping Beauty. Photo: Nikolay Krusser - THEATRE of PHOTOGRAPHY #ballerinainpink #incredibledancer

Victoria Jaiani (The Joffrey Ballet) for Pointe Magazine. Photo by Quinn Wharton Photography #professionalballetclass

Ballerina Isabella Boylston, American Ballet Theatre © Nisian Hughes #balletbody #balletfeet

#relevé #pointe #barre

Sofia Usin and Javier Conejero #pasdedeux

#balletclass #backstrengthening #swanarms

Alicia Graf Mack- Alvin Ailey Dance Company #dancer #flexible #feet

English National Ballet to move to east London

Currently based in Kensington, it plans to relocate to a joint premises with the English National Ballet School in 2018

The English National Ballet (ENB) has announced it is moving from its 19th century building to a state-of-the-art headquarters in east London.

The company, currently based in …

England

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Anastasia Lukina - Vaganova Ballet Academy Photo: by Vladimir Frank #pasdedeux #balletclass #enpointe

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Baby ballerinas #ohsocute

Sunday stretch before ballet class #flexibility

Sensational Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre © Henry Leutwyler Studio #ballerina #balletbody #inspirational

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Take the tulle outside and dance! #dance #tutu #pointe

Wonderful pink flamenco!

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Fabulous photo by Ballet Zaida #balletatthebeach

Gorgeous photo by the ballerina project #ballerina #enpointe

Stunning Jaclyn Oakley by Karolina Kuras #split #tutu #pointe #ballerina

Angeli Kiana Mamon, Pacific Northwest Ballet by Rachel Neville Photography #motioncaptured #ballerina #tutu #pointe