Designed and built by Cog, Stay connected with English National Ballet, Nutcracker Delights Arts Award Workshops For Schools. United Kingdom ENB at Home – Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). 735040. 41 Hopewell Square, I never want to stop growing as a person and artist and I feel like English National Ballet is the perfect place for me to do so.”. English National Ballet More from Dance ... entertainment, from Bond and Cinderella to Hockney and Line of Duty By Telegraph Reporters 2 Jan 2021, 6:00am. Final week of rehearsals for Cinderella! Whilst Cojocaru’s last on-stage performance with the Company was in January 2020 as Clara in Nutcracker at the London Coliseum, her performances continued to enchant audiences around the world through English National Ballet’s recent series of Wednesday Watch Parties in which she appeared in Manon, Cinderella and Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet. Christopher Wheeldon has restaged it in-the-round for the Royal Albert Hall, and it will be our biggest production yet with over 130 dancers working on … Designed and built by Cog. English National Ballet’s Artistic Director, Tamara Rojo CBE said: “I’m so pleased to be able to welcome Natascha, Matei and Eric to the Company as we prepare to return to live performances soon, and I can’t wait to see them develop their artistry with ENB.”. English National Ballet has announced the world premiere dates for its digital season, a series of five original dance films that will be made available to rent via Ballet on Demand, part of the company’s new video platform, ENB … First Soloist Aitor Arrieta, Soloist Skyler Martin and Artist of the Company Fernando Carratalá Coloma dance the role of Nutcracker. Charity, no. English National Ballet Digital Season. To bring it to life, our Engagement Department recruited 35 inter-generational participants from a range of dance backgrounds to work alongside professional performers, Chihiro Kawasaki and Matthew Hawkins, giving them the opportunity to experience life on a professional film set, and to be involved in a ground-breaking dance for the camera project. In 2004, she received the Prix Benois de la Danse for her portrayal of Cinderella. Priority booking opens to Friends of English National Ballet on 10 November 2020 at 10am. Discover upcoming performances and related news. 41 Hopewell Square, No. 214005. During her time with the Company Cojocaru has delighted audiences and critics alike, throughout the UK and internationally, with her performances in both classical and contemporary repertoire. Everyone’s favourite rags-to-riches story, in a beautifully adapted ballet version for children aged three upwards. With this special production, let our dancers and musicians take you on a whirlwind tour of the classic ballet’s most popular … In 2020, the tradition lives on. The My First Ballet series brings young audiences their first taste of ballet through the magic of fairy tales, captivating music and beautiful dance. Christopher Wheeldon originally created Cinderella to great acclaim for Dutch National Ballet and San Francisco Ballet, and this special adaptation for English National Ballet saw it fill the grand space of the Royal Albert Hall, performing to capacity crowds throughout June 2019.. English National Ballet 41 Hopewell Square, London, E14 0SY 020 7581 1245 info@ballet.org.uk International ballet star, Brooklyn Mack, will perform with English National Ballet as a Guest Artist during the Autumn-Winter 2019-2020 Season. There is much to look forward to elsewhere too, including Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella and the return of Le Corsaire, both of which will tour. All rights reserved. English National Ballet – film project Cinderella Games – online premiere By Ballet News on July 10, 2020 in Press Releases Cinderella Games , a ground-breaking film project inspired by Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella , will receive its online premiere at 7pm on Tuesday 14 July on English National Ballet’s Facebook and YouTube channels. Matei Hadrian Holeleu joins as a 1st Year Artist of the Company following his success at the 2020 Prix de Lausanne competition. English National Ballet’s Artistic Director, Tamara Rojo CBE said: “It has been an absolute privilege to have an artist of Alina’s calibre as part of the English National Ballet family. Registered office: 41 Hopewell Square, London, E14 0SY privacy policy. info@ballet.org.uk, © 2021 English National Ballet. Priority booking opens to Friends of English National Ballet on 10 November 2020 at 10am. A Christmas gift from English National Ballet, specially filmed for this festive season. Performing in the iconic roles of Clara and Sugar Plum Fairy will be Lead Principals Erina Takahashi and Fernanda Oliveira; Principals Shiori Kase and Natascha Mair; and First Soloists Emma Hawes and Katja Khaniukova. In November 2020, the English National Ballet announced that she would be leaving the company as her contract had ended. Cinderella Games is the third dance film English National Ballet has produced that is directed and choreographed by Jessica Wright and Morgann Runacre-Temple – known collectively as Jess and Morgs. English National Ballet Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella delighted audiences with it’s online premiere, streamed as part of English National Ballet’s attempt to keep everyone dancing, active, and inspired.. English National Ballet’s Cinderella is nothing short of a spectacle.Filmed at the Royal Albert Hall in 2019, this adaptation of the classic fairytale is performed in-the-round. No. Charity, no. Eric Snyder joins as an Artist (Extra) from English National Ballet School. He has previously performed with us in our 70th Anniversary Gala, Nutcracker, Cinderella and My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty. Cojocaru joined English National Ballet in 2013 as a Lead Principal Dancer. A ground-breaking film project inspired by Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella. Staff Reporter | On 08, Jul 2020 The Royal Albert Hall will stream the English National Ballet’s production of Cinderella for free tonight. On joining the Company, Natascha Mair said: “I am excited for my new journey with English National Ballet and moving to this incredible city which has so many different people and cultures for me to learn from. 2020 marks English National Ballet’s 70th Anniversary with celebrations taking place throughout the 2019-2020 Season that give opportunities for the Company to say, ‘Thank You’ to its audiences, fans, friends and partners. I am so thankful for her immense contribution to the company over the past 7 years, and I hope to welcome her back as a guest in the future.”, English National Ballet Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella by English National Ballet continues at the Royal albert Hall to June 16, 2019. Gallery – SystemsLAB mixed bill curated by Freddie Opoku-Addaie. 2020 sees a new version of My First Ballet: Cinderella performed on tour in the UK. Performance from 5.6.2019 and reviewed as a live stream for #ENBatHome on 8.7.2020. Washington D.C.'s Chamber Dance Project presents its online performance program New Works 2020 (and beyond), which offers a selection of site-specific contemporary ballet films free for streaming from your home. Nutcracker Delights will now open on 17 December 2020 and run until 3 January 2021. 214005. I have learnt invaluable skills and formed friendships with people of all ages. We will use your data to keep you up-to-date with news, Strictly Come Dancing 2020 … Whilst dancing with English National Ballet, Cojocaru has twice been awarded the Critic’s Circle National Dance Award for Outstanding Female Performance (Classical), in 2017 for her portrayal of the title role in Akram Khan’s Giselle and in 2018 for her performance as Princess Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty, and Danza & Danza Dancer of the Year 2019. Britain's only full-time repertory opera company, based at the London Coliseum near Covent Garden, ENO offers a variety of English-language opera. Holeleu trained at Ballettschule Theater Basel, Switzerland and Octavian Stroia Highschool of Choreography and Drama, Romania. Whilst Cojocaru’s last on-stage performance with the Company was in January 2020 as Clara in Nutcracker at the London Coliseum, her performances continued to enchant audiences around the world through English National Ballet’s recent series of Wednesday Watch Parties in which she appeared in Manon, Cinderella and Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet. As if the return of Akram Khan’s Giselle for English National Ballet’s 70th Anniversary 2019-2020 season wasn’t enough, the season will also include a new full-length production from the choreographer. All rights reserved. English National Ballet has been performing a version of Nutcracker every year since 1950. Shot in the spectacular locations of the Royal Albert Hall and Kempton Steam Museum, Cinderella Games is full of intricate choreography, quirky theatrical performances and dark humour. The film was released online at 7pm BST on Tuesday 14 July 2020 on Facebook and YouTube. 735040. Tickets go on general sale on Friday 13 November 2020 at 10am. Read more about our plans for Winter 2020, plus further Company updates. Running time: 2 hours 40 minutes Find events, book tickets and discover opera at ENO. Cinderella Games was screened during the Autumn/Winter 2019 tour as a curtain raiser for select performances of Cinderella. Cojocaru has also garnered high praise for her artistry and on-stage presence in performances in contemporary works whilst with the Company: Approximate Sonata 2016, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Spring and Fall, No Man’s Land, Second Breath and Akram Khan’s Giselle in which she performed the title role in the 2016 world premiere. I have loved every minute of being part of this project. London, E14 0SY, 020 7581 1245 Registered office: 41 Hopewell Square, London, E14 0SY For more information, please see our Mair previously performed with Vienna State Opera Ballet (Wiener Staatsballett) where she rose through the ranks to Principal. Ahead of these performances, new dancers are welcomed into the Company. English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer competition will be held at Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on Friday 29 May 2020. English National Ballet 41 Hopewell Square, London, E14 0SY 020 7581 1245 info@ballet.org.uk Natascha has received numerous awards including First Prize at Premio Roma Danza (2012), Special Prize at the International Contest of Ballet Schools in Bejing (2012) and the Sponsorship Award of the Ballett Club Wiener Staatsoper & Volksoper (2014). Tickets go on general sale on Friday 13 November 2020 at 10am. Through this annual event, English National Ballet recognises the excellence of its artists. Since 2012, over 290,000 people have seen a ballet from the series. Today, we also announce that Lead Principal Alina Cojocaru will be leaving the company as her contract with us comes to an end. Acclaimed for both her technical ability and her dramatic interpretation, Cojocaru has received much admiration for her performances with the Company in classical roles including Juliet in both Rudolf Nureyev’s and Derek Deane’s versions of Romeo & Juliet; the title roles in Giselle, Manon and Cinderella; Medora in Le Corsaire, Princess Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty, Clara in Nutcracker and Odette/ Odile in Swan Lake. info@ballet.org.uk, © 2021 English National Ballet. Throughout 2020, the film is being screened at film festivals worldwide, including: Stay connected with English National Ballet. Registered in England and Wales. From grand ‘in-the-round’ productions to much-loved festive favourites, the Hall hosts a range of productions for ballet lovers and newcomers to the genre alike in the heart of London. The film was released online at 7pm BST on Tuesday 14 July 2020 on Facebook and YouTube. The ballets feature graduating dancers of outstanding potential from English National Ballet School in performances produced by English National Ballet. Cinderella Games was screened during English National Ballet’s Autumn/Winter 2019 tour as a curtain raiser for select performances of Cinderella. English National Ballet also welcomes new members to its Board of Trustees: Marilyn Berk, Lady Debbie Buffini, Kamara Gray, Chris Marks, Paul Pacifico and Dr. Shirley J. Thompson OBE. Dancers of English National Ballet in Cinderella Games. The Royal Albert Hall is one of the world’s most spectacular places to watch world-class ballet companies. events and offers. Nutcracker Delights will now open on 17 December 2020 and run until 3 January 2021. Lead Principals Joseph Caley, Jeffrey Cirio, Isaac Hernández and Francesco Gabriele Frola will perform the role of the Prince, whilst First Soloist Junor Souza will dance both the Prince and Nutcracker. Natascha Mair joins as a Principal. English National Ballet Cinderella in the round ★★★ Streamed archive recording of June 2019 performance in the Royal Albert Hall. Stay connected with English National Ballet, Nutcracker Delights Arts Award Workshops For Schools, Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, Bucharest International Dance Film Festival, Kinestoscope International Screendance Film Festival, Bodyscope: International Short Dance Film Festival. Visit www.royalalberthall.com for details and tickets. Registered in England and Wales. English National Ballet is a professional ballet company based in London, England. Whilst planned performances of Reunion: An Evening with English National Ballet are unable to go ahead due to the November lockdown in England, we are looking forward to performing Nutcracker Delights at the London Coliseum. She has danced with many companies around the world as a Guest Artist, including Slovenian National Ballet where she is a Guest Principal Dancer. During lockdown, the English National Ballet has provided weekly ballets on Wednesdays, spoiling audiences around the world with their #ENBAtHome program, whose previous performances included Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon and August Bornonville’s La Sylphide.To close their generous program, the non-profit ballet organization has broadcast Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella ballet at … London, E14 0SY, 020 7581 1245 24 December 2020 — 23 January 2021 Find out more Relay 8 July 2020 www.ballet.org.uk Part of ENB’s #WednesdayWatchParty, #ENBatHome series. July 8-10, 2020 - English National Ballet: Cinderella in-the-round features Alina Cojocaru and Isaac Hernández in Christopher Wheeldon's version of this fairy tale classic. Cinderella Games, a ground-breaking film project inspired by Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella, will receive its online premiere at 7 pm on Tuesday 14 July on English National Ballet’s Facebook and YouTube channels.. 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