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Royal Ballet School

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Arena di Verona

Seasonal ballet performance information for this amphiteatre in Verona, Italy with online ticket purchasing capability. Performances of Carmen, Aida, Turandot, and Il Barbiere di Siviglia.


This site is about all things ballet and dance in the UK.

A magazine section contains the latest reviews, interviews, pieces on ballet history and columns by choreographers.

Information can be found on all their principal dancers including: Darcy Bussell, Alina Cojocaru, Leanne Benjamin, Federico Bonelli, Alina Cojocaru, Jonathan Cope, Mara Galeazzi, Johan Kobborg, Marianela Nunez, Ivan Putrov, Tamara Rojo, Viacheslav Samodurov, Jamie Tapper, Inaki Urlezaga, Zenaida Yanowsky, Miyako Yoshida, Carlos Acosta, Roberto Boll, Adam Cooper, Anthony Dowell, Sylvie Guillem, Nicolas Le Riche, Roberta Marquez, Irek Mukhamedov, Michael Nunn, Daria Pavlenko, Wayne Sleep, Kevin Thomas, William Trevitt, Sandra Conley, David Drew.

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Ballet Companies

Over 2000 links to ballet and dance companies all over the world.

As well as running it, Dick Heuff spends much of his time promoting ballet and dance.

This is a commendable website for effort and accuracy and well worth a visit.

Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal Ballet offer a schedule of high cabilbre performances of a diverse repertoire at venues across the country.


Charleston Ballet Theatre

South Carolina’s premiere professional dance company recognized for an ecclectic repertory of modern dance. A member of DanceUSA and funded by the South Carolina Arts Commission, this Summer shool is on every young dancers wish list

Chelsea Ballet

Chelsea Ballet was founded by former Ballet Rambert Artiste – Thelma Litster. Thelma died in May 2002 and the group is now run by her daughter, Louise Hudson. It is a group of Amateur dancers of varying abilities, that meets once a week to rehearse for two major productions each year and many smaller scale shows performed at residential homes and hospitals.

Dance USA

Dance/USA was created in 1982 to advance the art form of dance and ballet across the United States. They have a distinguished board and membership as well as lots of advice for aspiring dancers and teachers of dance.

English National Ballet

As a flagship company for the nation, English National Ballet presents an extensive touring schedule at home and abroad. We employ the best of British and international talent: choreographers, dancers, designers, musicians, rehearsal staff.


Guttenburg Ballet

The Goteborg opera offers a wide range of opera, ballet and musicals running throughout summer and late into the winter when they often tour Sweden and across Europe. You’ll have to find the English link.

Hamburg Ballet

Hamburg Ballet, also known as the Hamburg State Opera Ballet was established in 1678. The company offers many unconventional stagings of some of the classics.


Morphose is a new cutting edge classical and comtemporary ballet company that first premiered at London Sadlers Wells in 2007.

Founded by New York City Ballet by former resident choreographer, Christopher Wheeldon and the former City Ballet principal dancer, Lourdes Lopez.

New york city ballet

New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world.

The company’s site offers repertory and dancer information and online ticket purchasing.

Currently focusing on Nutcracker, which continues to run through 2009, seats are still available and can be purchased online along with The Dancers Way and Copelia


Northern Ballet Theatre

A leading classical dance drama company, the Northern Ballet Theatre in Leeds is taking first class dance to a large and diverse UK audience in addition to a fast-growing network of new supporters overseas.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is widely acclaimed for its classical ballet masterpieces as well as innovative explorations of contemporary dance.

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Victor Hochhauser

Victor and Lilian Hochhauser have regularly brought the Bolshoi and Kirov companies to London.

They have promoted a galaxy of musicians including David and Igor Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter, Mstislav Rostropovich, Galina Vishnevskaya, the Borodin Quartet, Emil Gilels and all the leading Russian orchestras, as well as composers such as Dmitri Shostakovich, Aram Khachaturian, Dmitri Kabalevsky and Moise Weinberg. Their winter tour of the UK is now online.

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Royal Ballet School

The Royal Ballet School train and educate classical ballet dancers for The Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet and other top international dance companies.

To this day, The Royal Ballet School attracts leading ballet dancers from across the UK and Internatinally.

Under the Music and Dance Scheme (MDS) pupils receive the best training available to develop their talent, along with a good academic education, whatever their background may be.

Sadlers Wells

A modern website for a modern ballet and contemporary dance company. Current features include Edward Scissorhands and The Snowman. Keep checking in as the variety changes regularly


Sansha was one of the first dance shoe makers on the web and now gives you the possibility of ordering its ballet shoes on-line.

School of American Ballet

The School of American Ballet, the official school of the New York City Ballet, was founded in 1934, and is the preeminent ballet academy in the United States today.

Scottish Ballet

Sleeping Beauty Scottish Ballet
Scottish Ballet, Sleeping Beauty

Originally formed in 1957 the Scottish Theatre Ballet now stages approximately 100 performances each year to over 90,000 people at home and abroad.

A spellbinding take on the classic fairy tale with an inventive twist, as only Scottish Ballet can!

Teatr Weilki National Opera

Poland’s grandest opera and ballet institution for over 160 years, Teatr Wielki – National Opera hosts major world opera and ballet classics.

The English National Ballet

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Sleeping beauty from the English National Ballet

The English National Ballet tours throughout the UK and the rest of the world performing great favourites such as Swan Lake, Giselle and The Nutcracker.

USA International Ballet Competiton

This is one of the world’s most prestigious dance events. The USA IBC, is a two-week “olympic style” competition where tomorrow’s ballet stars compete. Approximately 100 competitors from around the world will compete in the next event in June 2006.

Virginia Ballet Theatre

Virginia Ballet Theatre is building on a tradition begun over 40 years ago when Gene Hammett founded the Norfolk Civic Ballet to promote regional ballet, to train young dancers and to provide a center for creativity in the arts.

Vaganova Ballet School

Elite School of Russian Ballet, many famous graduates including. Rudolf Nureyev, Natalia Makarova and Mikhail Baryshnikov. Situated in St Petersburg, Russia.

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