New IMZ Member: English National Ballet
Founded in 1950 as London Festival Ballet by the great English Dancers Alicia Markova + Anton Dolin, English National Ballet has been at the forefront of ballet’s growth + evolution ever since.
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Tamara Rojo in Akram Khans Giselle © Laurent Liotardo
English National Ballet in Akram Khans Giselle © Laurent Liotardo
English National Ballet © English National Ballet
English National Ballet brings world class ballet to the widest possible audience through performances across the UK and on eminent international stages including The Bolshoi Theatre and Palais Garnier; its distinguished orchestra, English National Ballet Philharmonic; and being a UK leader in creative learning and engagement practice, building innovative partnerships to deliver flagship programmes such as English National Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s.
Under the artistic directorship of Tamara Rojo CBE, English National Ballet has introduced ground-breaking new works to the Company’s repertoire whilst continuing to honour the tradition of great classical ballet, gaining acclaim for artistic excellence and creativity. 2019 saw English National Ballet enter a new chapter in its history with a move into a purpose-built state-of-the-art home in East London which brings a renewed commitment to, and freedom for, creativity, ambition, and connection to more people, near and far, than ever before.
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