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A night of dance with Youth Ballet West

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YOUTH BALLET West will present what promises to be a spectacular evening of classical and contemporary dance, when its dancers take to the stage of the Town Hall Theatre this weekend.

Ballet Ireland’s 'fresh and modern' Romeo & Juliet

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BALLET IRELAND is bringing its critically-acclaimed version of Romeo & Juliet, accompanied by Prokofiev's incredible music, and performed by a cast of world-class dancers, to the Town Hall Theatre for two nights only.

Youth Ballet West gala show (Town Hall)

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YOUTH BALLET West celebrated its tenth anniversary with two vibrant, colourful gala performances at the Town Hall over the weekend. Salvos of loud and sustained applause greeted many of the routines which comprised choice excerpts from some of YBW’s greatest hits, as well as new pieces, such as Judith Sibley’s Tribute to Hayden and the lively fusion of contemporary and Irish dance in Theme from Green Bushes.

Youth Ballet West's tenth anniversary gala

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YOUTH BALLET West marks it's 10th year in existence with a gala performance in the Town Hall Theatre that will draw from many of its most popular shows, as well as the world premiere of the new work - A Tribute to Haydn.

Workshops by acclaimed NY choreographer and performance artist

NUI Galway has announced a series of movement and dance workshops led by acclaimed New York City choreographer and performance artist Maureen Fleming. The Centre for Irish Studies, in association with the O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, will host a series of six workshops beginning Wednesday, 8 March.

Christmas family concert of song, music, and ballet

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A CHRISTMAS feast of classical music, song, story, and ballet to delight families, takes place in the Town Hall Theatre at the Galway ConTempo Quartet and Friends' Christmas Family Concert.

The Bolshoi Ballet @ The Eye

THE BOLSHOI Ballet’s performance of George Balanchine’s Jewels is to be broadcast live via satellite from The Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow to The Eye Cinema in Galway.

Don Quixote live at Mayo Movie World

The Knight of the Sad Face and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, are mixed up in the wild love affairs of the stunning Kitri and the seductive Basilio in a richly colourful, humorous and virtuoso ballet. Marius Petipa’s Don Quixote premiered in Moscow in 1869 with music by Ludwig Minkus and met with resounding success from the start. The novelty lay within its break from the supernatural universe of romantic ballet. Written as if it were a play for the theatre, the work had realistic heroes and a solidly structured plot and scenes. The libretto and the choreography were handed down without interruption in Russia, but Petipa’s version remained unknown in the west for a long time. In 1981, Rudolf Nureyev introduced his own version of the work into the Paris Opera’s repertoire. While retaining the great classical pages and the strong, fiery dances, the choreographer gave greater emphasis to the comic dimension contriving a particularly lively and light-hearted production.

Swing into Christmas with Youth Ballet West this weekend

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Dance fans in Galway and Athlone are about to get a wonderful double helping of festive fun as Youth Ballet West takes to the stage of the Dean Crowe Theatre in Athlone on tomorrow Friday December 14 and the Town Hall Theatre in Galway on Saturday and Sunday December 15-16.

See Le Corsaire live from the Bolshoi

THE BOLSHOI Ballet’s production of Le Corsaire will be broadcast live via satellite to The Eye Cinema this Sunday at 3pm.

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