MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY BEGINS PERFORMANCES

MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY, the new immersive entertainment experience, has begun performances in a specially adapted venue at The O2 London. Created by ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus, MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY is a unique concept that puts guests at the heart of the action: over the course of more than four hours, they can enjoy a spectacular show, a four-course Mediterranean feast and an ABBA disco, all in one unforgettable evening. Continue reading MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY BEGINS PERFORMANCES

Genée International Ballet Competition 2019 Medallists

The Royal Academy of Dance recently announced the medallists of the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition 2019, held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto on 29 August. After a week of intensive coaching from world-renowned teachers and choreographers, the competition final saw the coveted gold medal awarded to Darrion Sellman, from the USA, trained by Andrea Paris-Gutierrez and Jose Carayol, and Mia Zanardo, from Australia, trained by Hilary Kaplan and Archibald McKenzie. Continue reading Genée International Ballet Competition 2019 Medallists

MATTHEW BOURNE’S ‘ROMEO & JULIET’ HEADING TO CINEMAS

New Adventures’ production of Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet will be screened in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from 22 October. The production has had a fantastic response during its tour, and now has the opportunity to share it with as many people as possible across the world. Continue reading MATTHEW BOURNE’S ‘ROMEO & JULIET’ HEADING TO CINEMAS

Viviana Durante appointed director of dance at English National Ballet School

English National Ballet School has announced that the internationally celebrated Viviana Durante has been appointed as its new Director of Dance for the 2019/2020 academic year, commencing September 2019. Italian born Durante has enjoyed a distinguished career as principal dancer of The Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Teatro alla Scala and K-Ballet. She has won multiple awards, danced many major roles, originated new work, and is largely considered one of the greatest ballerinas of her generation. Continue reading Viviana Durante appointed director of dance at English National Ballet School