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Royal Albert Hall chief Craig Hassall to step down next year

AOL 09 Aug 2022
... London venue, he was chief executive at Opera Australia and managing director of the English National Ballet.
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Playhouse Square names new CEO

Cleveland 09 Aug 2022
CLEVELAND, OhioPlayhouse Square has named Craig Hassall president and chief executive officer. Hassall replaces retiring CEO Gina Vernaci ... Hassall also held the chief executive position at Opera Australia and was managing director of the English National Ballet ... If you want to see my stories, here’s a directory on cleveland.com ... Thursday morning.
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Tony Hadley interview: ‘I went off the rails at a Neapolitan pizzeria’

The Times/The Sunday Times 10 Jul 2022
My favourite experience when travelling with Spandau Ballet has to be our first trip to Australia, which is where my eldest son, Tom, took his first steps — he’s now 38. We had been in Europe for two and a half months in the middle of winter; we had colds and were feeling dreadful, but we had two weeks off in Australia before we started the tour.
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Library receives ballet shoes from dance greats

Canberra Times 04 May 2022
It's not the donation one would expect the National Library of Australia to receive, however it is now home to ballet shoes once owned by two Australian dance greats ... .
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‘This is a life’s dream’: Australian ballet star Callum Linnane puts his best foot forward

The Observer 24 Mar 2022
... the eponymous character in John Neumeier’s biographical ballet Nijinsky, and Albrecht in Maina Gielgud’s Giselle – not to mention his brilliant work in a number of contemporary pieces by leading choreographers such as the UK’s Wayne McGregor and Australia’s Alice Topp.
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Dancer who worked past 100 dies

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 23 Feb 2022
... Asia and South America, and appeared with companies including Paris Opera Ballet and the National Ballet of Australia.
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Danton, who taught ballet until late in life, dies at 102

Enterprise Journal 23 Feb 2022
... South Mississippi Ballet Theatre in Hattiesburg ... Danton danced with touring ensembles across Europe, Australia, Asia and South America, and appeared with companies including Paris Opera Ballet and the National Ballet of Australia.
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English actor Idris Elba set to grace the cover of the latest issue of T Australia

The Daily Mail 23 Feb 2022
T Australia has launched their first issue of 2022 with Idris Elba as their international cover star ... Elba, 49, joins the Leimbach brothers from the Aussie pop-rock group Lime Cordiale, American ballet principal David Hallberg, musician Nick Cave and filmmaker Madeleine Gottlieb.
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Canyon Concert Ballet Hires New Artistic Director

North Forty News 21 Feb 2022
After returning to Australia, Michael worked with Queensland Ballet before launching himself into a successful independent Dancer career working with Leigh Warren and Dancers, Melbourne Ballet Company, Victoria State Ballet, Opera Victoria, and various independent projects.
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Natalie Imbruglia: From pop stardom to winner of The Masked Singer

Irish Independent 12 Feb 2022
But the celebrity panel on The Masked Singer were still surprised when she was crowned winner and unveiled as Panda.Imbruglia was born in February 1975 in Sydney, Australia, and studied ballet and tap dancing as a child, while also appearing in TV commercials.
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Olympics-Figure skating-‘Mao’s Last Dancer’ Li thrilled by Chen comeback

Metro USA 09 Feb 2022
Though glad to share his story and offer tips to a former ballet student, Li’s advice came with a warning. ... “Obviously he was disappointed with such high hopes going into those Olympics and he didn’t quite get the top prize,” Li, now the artistic director of Queensland Ballet in Australia, told Reuters.
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Figure skating-'Mao's Last Dancer' Li thrilled by Chen comeback

Reuters 09 Feb 2022
... journey from rural poverty in Mao-era China to global acclaim in ballet ... "Obviously he was disappointed with such high hopes going into those Olympics and he didn’t quite get the top prize," Li, now the artistic director of Queensland Ballet in Australia, told Reuters.
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American dancer tops Swiss ballet contest, Japanese 2nd

Kyodo 06 Feb 2022
Seventeen-year-old American Darrion Sellman won the top prize in an international ballet competition for young dancers in Switzerland on Saturday, with Japanese dancer Tsukino Tanaka, 17, coming second. Darrion Sellman of the United States performs during the final of the 50th Prix de Lausanne ballet competition in Montreux, Switzerland, on Feb.
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Meet the five young performers vying for the prestigious Telstra Ballet Dancer Awards - and ...

The Daily Mail 01 Feb 2022
The misunderstanding, quickly fixed when his teacher realised what had happened, became the start of Lucien's burgeoning career in Australia - which has now been recognised with a nomination for the Telstra Ballet Dancer Awards.

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