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Bermuda Civic Ballet Summer School Begins

Bermuda Civic Ballet Summer School Begins

Bermuda Civic Ballet Summer School classes got underway on July 6, with the first class delivered by James Waddell to some 20 Civic dancers. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Waddell, who has been dancing since he was a toddler, is a member of the company of Royal Ballet of Flanders. In the past season he has danced in Onegin, Don Quixote, and Flanders... Read more of this article

Civic’s Summer Dance School Starting On July 6

Civic’s Summer Dance School Starting On July 6

Bermuda Civic’s Summer School will be starting at 9:30 am on Monday, July 6, at the Pembroke Sunday School. For over four decades Civic has been bringing in renowned dancers from overseas to give the best training possible to Bermudian dancers in training. A spokesperson said, “We are extremely lucky to have a return visit by the very talented... Read more of this article

Laurie McSherry-Gray To Perform In Bermuda

Laurie McSherry-Gray To Perform In Bermuda

Bermuda Civic Ballet announced that Laurie McSherry-Gray, of the Royal Ballet of Flanders, Belgium, is joining Summer Selections 2015, August 6 & 7. “Laurie trained at The Royal Ballet School in London and then joined the Royal New Zealand Ballet, after which he spent some time with Angel Corella’s company, Corella Ballet, in Spain, where... Read more of this article

Malachi Simmons To Perform Locally In August

Malachi Simmons To Perform Locally In August

The Bermuda Civic Ballet has announced that Bermudian dancer Malachi Simmons will be coming home to the island in the summer to perform at City Hall on August 6 and 7. While attending Edge Hill University in the United Kingdom, Mr. Simmons was chosen to appear in the New Adventures show, Matthew Bourne’s Lord of the Flies, which gave him the experience... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Civic Ballet Preview Showing

Video: Bermuda Civic Ballet Preview Showing

Dance fans were treated to a preview of the Bermuda Civic Ballet’s ETUDES [Summer Selections 2014] with the dancers giving a 15-minute presentation on the steps of City Hall yesterday [Aug 6] The full ETUDES [Summer Selections 2014] performances will be held on Friday [Aug 8] and Saturday [Aug 9] evenings at the Earl Cameron Theatre, City Hall.... Read more of this article

August 6th: Preview Of Ballet Summer Selections

August 6th: Preview Of Ballet Summer Selections

On Wednesday, August 6, Bermuda Civic Ballet will be showcasing ETUDES [Summer Selections 2014] by giving a 15-minute presentation on the steps of City Hall. A spokesperson said, “Starting at 12:30 pm, dancers will perform excerpts from some of the pieces which will be performed in full on Friday and Saturday evenings at the Earl Cameron Theatre,... Read more of this article

Dancers Preparing For This Year’s ETUDES

Dancers Preparing For This Year’s ETUDES

Damien Johnson, of London’s Ballet Black, arrived Sunday night and was hard at work yesterday, teaching ballet to the dancers of this year’s Bermuda Civic Ballet production, ETUDES. A spokesperson said, “His broad smile said it all: he is delighted to be back in Bermuda, having first had a brief visit during this year’s Bermuda International... Read more of this article

Bermuda Civic Ballet Welcomes Laura Hussey

Bermuda Civic Ballet Welcomes Laura Hussey

Classes for this summer’s production, ETUDES, are now in their second week, and former English National Ballet ballerina Laura Hussey has arrived to teach classical ballet. Ms. Hussey, who trained at the Royal Ballet School, subsequently had an illustrious career, dancing as First Artist with the Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet [now Birmingham Royal Ballet];... Read more of this article

Ballet Black’s Johnson To Teach In Bermuda

Ballet Black’s Johnson To Teach In Bermuda

When the sensational dance company from London, Ballet Black, participated in this year’s Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts, it gave an opportunity for Bermuda Civic Ballet’s director Coral Waddell to discuss future plans with principal soloist Damien Johnson. The charismatic dancer subsequently cleared his schedule and will be coming to Bermuda... Read more of this article

Civic Ballet Open Air Production Of Romeo & Juliet

Civic Ballet Open Air Production Of Romeo & Juliet

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, in the grounds of Fort Hamilton, the Bermuda Civic Ballet will put on an open-air production of Romeo and Juliet starting on August 22nd. They have reached around the globe and assembled a world class group of professional dancers who will be supported by Bermudian dancers, some of whom are also professionals who dance... Read more of this article

Videos: ‘Nutcracker’ Dance Show

Videos: ‘Nutcracker’ Dance Show

This past weekend [Dec.16/17] approximately 80 students – aged from seven to 18 years old – took to the stage at City Hall for the In Motion School of Dance’s second annual Nutcracker Holiday Spectacular. The performance was a two-part show, which featured choreography from local and international artists, showcasing various dance... Read more of this article

Photos: In Motion’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Photos: In Motion’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Dancing dolls, waltzing flowers and the Sugarplum Fairy returned to Bermuda when the In Motion School of Dance presented their second annual Nutcracker Holiday Spectacular on Friday [Dec. 16] and Saturday [Dec. 17]. Approximately 80 students, aged from seven to 18 years old, participated in the City Hall performance, which featured choreography from... Read more of this article

Video: Dancers Prepare For ‘Nutcracker’

Video: Dancers Prepare For ‘Nutcracker’

Dancing dolls, waltzing flowers and the Sugarplum Fairy will return to Bermuda this week when the In Motion School of Dance hosts their second annual Nutcracker Holiday Spectacular tomorrow [Dec. 16] and Saturday [Dec. 17]. There are approximately 80 students from ages seven to 18 years old participating and the performance this year will feature choreography... Read more of this article