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“I am thrilled English National Ballet is involved with the creation of the FEDORA Platform, a new European network of ballet and opera companies that will help us continue to support emerging artists, collaborate with international creatives, and present world-class ballet to the widest possible audience.”
Patrick HarrisonExecutive Director
English National Ballet brings world-class classical ballet to the widest possible audience through a national and international tour programme, performances at festivals, and being a leader in creative learning and engagement practice. Under our Artistic Director Tamara Rojo CBE, the Company stands for artistic excellence and creativity. We honour the tradition of great classical ballet, whilst evolving the art form for future generations and encouraging audiences to deepen their appreciation.
Since being founded by Dame Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin in 1950, we have been committed to making live music a vital part in performances. Led by Music Director, Gavin Sutherland, our critically acclaimed orchestra is one of the largest of its kind in Europe.
We are thrilled that our new purpose-built home in Canning Town was officially opened on the 12th of September 2019 by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and is now open to the public. Our new facilities feature four training and rehearsal spaces, two dedicated education spaces and a Production Studio that will enable us to complete full technical rehearsals before arriving at a theatre.
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