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Nixon's Nutcracker in Leeds


Northern Ballet are performing David Nixon's Nutcracker at Leeds Grand Theatre from 4 - 16 December. Casting can be found HERE.


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The Royal Ballet - Sir Peter Wright taking a curtain call with Drosselmeyer Gary Avis.
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Wright's Nutcracker at Covent Garden


The Royal Ballet opened its Nutcracker season on 3 December with Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov leading the company in Peter Wright's timeless version. The ballet can be seen until 15 January. More info HERE.


The Unknown Soldier


Alastair Marriott's new ballet, The Unknown Soldier, was premiered by The Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House in London last night. 


Northern Ballet Nutcracker


Northern Ballet's production of The Nutcracker by David Nixon will be at the Theatre Royal in Norwich from 21 - 24 November; New Victoria Theatre in Woking from27 November - 1 December; and at the Grand Theatre in Leeds from 4 - 16 December. www.northerballet.com/nutcracker


Cesar Corrales


Born in Mexico City, Cesar Corrales made an auspicious debut as Solor in Makarova's La Bayadére with The Royal Ballet last night. He partnered Natalia Osipova as Nikiya and Marianela Nuñez as Gamzatti. Corrales joined the company as a first soloist at the start of the season. He won the Grand Prix and the Dance Europe prize at the Youth America Grand Prix in 2014.


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Staatsballett Berlin - Polina Semionova and Alejandro Virelles in Alexei Ratmansky's reconstruction of La Bayadère

La Bayadère in Berlin


Alexei Ratmansky's reconstruction of La Bayadère was premiered at the Berlin Staatsballett on 4 November with Polina Semionova as Nikiya, Alejandro Virelles as Solor and Yolanda Correa as Gamzatti. More details and casting can be found HERE.