Emerging Dancer to be live streamed on Tuesday 17 May
As well as being able to watch the full programme of performances, audiences will also get an insight into the competition, with interviews from some of the artists involved plus additional backstage access and behind the scenes videos.
Go to http://emerging-dancer.ballet.org.uk/ for the livestream, starting 225 pm Eastern Standard Time.
Vital to English National Ballet’s commitment to developing and nurturing young talent within the Company, Emerging Dancer sees six finalists perform in front of a panel of eminent judges. The winner of the Emerging Dancer Award will be announced at the end of the evening alongside the recipient of the People’s Choice Award, which is voted for by members of the public.
This year’s Emerging Dancer also sees the introduction of the Corps de Ballet Award, which recognises an exceptional Artist of the Company that has gone above and beyond the call of duty.
Joining Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, on the judging panel this year are:
Sir Matthew Bourne
Thomas Edur CBE
Thomas Edur CBE
Isabelle Brouwers and Erik Woolhouse: Talisman pas de deux
Jeanette Kakareka and Daniele Silingardi Black Swan pas de deux
Rina Kanehara and Cesar Corrales Diana and Acteon pas de deux.
Isabelle Brouwers : new piece choreographed by Charlotte Edmonds
Jeanette Kakareka : solo from Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Requiem for a Rose
Rina Kanehara: Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo’s Black Swan solo
Cesar Corrales : Contrabajo para un hombre solo by Maximiliano Guerra
Daniele Silingardi : the opening from John Neumeier’s Spring and Fall
Erik Woolhouse: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Eros Redux
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