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The dancer aged 106 who bans the word 'old'

BBC News 31 May 2021
She writes a story a day from her Sydney aged-care facility, publishes books and has entered Australia's most prestigious painting competition ... Born in Sydney's Mosman Bay, Ms Kramer trained as a dancer then toured Australia with the Bodenwieser Ballet for a decade.
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Liam Scarlett: inquest opens into ballet choreographer’s death

The Observer 28 May 2021
An inquest into the death of the former Royal Ballet choreographer Liam Scarlett has opened ... The Royal Ballet severed ties with Scarlett last March, having earlier suspended him in 2019 over allegations of sexual misconduct with students ... The Queensland Ballet in Australia also severed ties with the choreographer at the same time.
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Houston Ballet Returns in Force and Yes Virginia, There is a Nutcracker

Houston Press 02 May 2021
Houston Ballet Executive Director Jim Nelson echoed that when he explained their thinking when they set out to program the upcoming season ... "Melody's piece was a ballet that we had planned to do ... There's no reason Houston Ballet can't have a digital performance in Darwin, Australia.
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NOTABLE DEATHS | Across the nation and around the world

News-Press Now 23 Apr 2021
German-Australian author Walter Kaufmann dies at 97. BERLIN ... ... Scarlett trained at the Royal Ballet School in London and danced with the company before concentrating on choreography. He worked around the world, with companies including the New York City Ballet, the Norwegian National Ballet, the Miami City Ballet and Queensland Ballet in Australia ... ... ... .
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Internationally renowned choreographer, Liam Scarlett dies aged 35

Joy Online 18 Apr 2021
Choreographer Liam Scarlett has died at the age of 35, a year after leaving The Royal Ballet over allegations of inappropriate behaviour ... The claims against him shocked the ballet world, with Australia’s Queensland Ballet among those to cut ties with him.
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Star British Choreographer Liam Scarlett Dies at 35

The National Herald 18 Apr 2021
Scarlett trained at the Royal Ballet School in London and danced with the company before concentrating on choreography ... He worked around the world, with companies including the New York City Ballet, the Norwegian National Ballet, the Miami City Ballet and Queensland Ballet in Australia.
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Liam Scarlett, British Choreographer, Dies at 35 Amid Misconduct Accusations

The Wrap 18 Apr 2021
Last year, the U.K.’s Royal Ballet severed ties with Scarlett even though a seven-month investigation into accusations into his behavior toward students at the Royal Ballet School found “no matters to pursue.” He also lost his position last spring as artistic associate at Australia’s Queensland Ballet.
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There should be a duty of care for the accused

The Spectator 18 Apr 2021
Scarlett lived most of his short life within the institution of The Royal Ballet, entering the Lower School at the age of eight and graduating into the company in 2005 ... A similar statement of being cleared but fired was issued by the Royal Ballet School and subsequently at Queensland Ballet in Australia, where Scarlett had been Artistic Associate.
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Former Royal Ballet choreographer Liam Scarlett dies aged 35

ITV 17 Apr 2021
He left The Royal Ballet last year amid allegations of inappropriate behaviour ... Scarlett’s position with The Royal Ballet ended last year, when the ... The allegations sent shockwaves through the ballet world, with Australia’s Queensland Ballet among those to cut ties with Scarlett.
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Liam Scarlett, world-renowned choreographer, has died at the age of 35

The Daily Telegraph 17 Apr 2021
World-renowned�choreographer Liam Scarlett has died at the age of 35, after leaving the The Royal Ballet last year amid allegations of inappropriate behaviour ... The allegations sent shockwaves through the ballet world, with Australia's Queensland Ballet among those to cut ties with Mr Scarlett ... Royal Ballet, English National Ballet.
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Choreographer Liam Scarlett dies aged 35

Belfast Telegraph 17 Apr 2021
He left The Royal Ballet last year amid allegations of inappropriate behaviour ... Liam Scarlett with the Prince of Wales, at the world premiere of the ballet The Cunning Little Vixen in 2019 (Gareth Fuller/PA) ... The allegations sent shockwaves through the ballet world, with Australia’s Queensland Ballet among those to cut ties with Scarlett.
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UK's star ballet choreographer dies at 35

Urdu Point 17 Apr 2021
... notice and Frankenstein in the spring of 2022 has therefore been cancelled."The allegations against Scarlett, regarded as British ballet's "next big thing", reverberated globally, with Australia's Queensland Ballet cancelling a run of his adaptation of "Dangerous Liaisons".
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Liam Scarlett: Former Royal Ballet choreographer dies at 35

BBC News 17 Apr 2021
Liam Scarlett, the internationally-known choreographer who left the Royal Ballet last year after claims of sexual misconduct, has died at the age of 35 ... The Royal Ballet cleared him after an independent investigation, but he left the company ... Australia's Queensland Ballet also cancelled work with him as a result.
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10 famous Russians buried abroad

Russia Beyond 15 Apr 2021
This prima ballerina of the Mariinsky Theater became globally famous thanks to her association with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. Later, Pavlova set up a ballet company of her own and even created her own style in ballet ... In the 1920s, Anna Pavlova traveled half the world, visiting Asia, Latin America and even Australia and New Zealand.
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The Australian Ballet’s rising star

The Daily Telegraph Australia 08 Apr 2021
Winning Australia’s most prestigious ballet award on Tuesday night doesn’t earn you a rest on Wednesday. But Nathan Brook didn’t expect one ....
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