Ballet (UK) Trivia Question

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Ballet (UK) Trivia Question

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  • 1. 
    What building is home base for the Birmingham Royal Ballet?
    • A. 

      Hippodrome

    • B. 

      National Indoor Arena

    • C. 

      Alexandra Theatre

    • D. 

      NEC

  • 2. 
    The ballet "Romeo and Juliet" features music from which composer?
    • A. 

      Handel

    • B. 

      Tchaikovsky

    • C. 

      Stravinsky

    • D. 

      Prokofiev

  • 3. 
    Which composer's music features in the ballet "The Sanguine Fan"?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Britten's

    • B. 

      William Ravel's

    • C. 

      Edward Elgar's

    • D. 

      Sergey Prokofiev's

  • 4. 
    Which anniversary was celebrated by the Scottish Ballet in 2009?
    • A. 

      10th

    • B. 

      25th

    • C. 

      40th

    • D. 

      80th

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the doll whose story is told in "The Nutcracker Suite"?
    • A. 

      Celia

    • B. 

      Clara

    • C. 

      Caroline

    • D. 

      Cassiopia

  • 6. 
    In which ballet did Margot Fonteyn make her debut?
    • A. 

      Sleeping Beauty

    • B. 

      Cinderella

    • C. 

      Firebird

    • D. 

      Nutcracker

  • 7. 
    In which UK country was the dancer Moira Shearer born?
    • A. 

      Wales

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      Northern Ireland

  • 8. 
    Frederick Ashton was the resident choreographer of which ballet company during the 1930's?
    • A. 

      The Northern Ballet

    • B. 

      The Scottish Ballet

    • C. 

      The Bolshoi Ballet

    • D. 

      The Royal Ballet

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the English National Ballet's London studio base?
    • A. 

      Markova House

    • B. 

      Helpmann House

    • C. 

      Park House

    • D. 

      Wall House

  • 10. 
    Which British ballet company was founded by Canadian Laverne Meyer?
    • A. 

      Birmingham Royal Ballet

    • B. 

      Northern Ballet Theatre

    • C. 

      English National Ballet

    • D. 

      Royal Ballet

  • 11. 
    Which was the first professional British dance company to be formed outside of London?
    • A. 

      Birmingham Royal Ballet

    • B. 

      Northern Ballet Theatre

    • C. 

      Scottish Ballet

    • D. 

      Western Ballet

  • 12. 
    Which royal patron did Robert de Warren secure for the Northern Ballet Theatre?
    • A. 

      Prince Phillip

    • B. 

      The Queen

    • C. 

      Princess Anne

    • D. 

      Princess Margaret

  • 13. 
    Which Asian country did the Scottish Ballet tour in May 2009?
    • A. 

      Indonesia

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      South Korea

  • 14. 
    Who founded the Royal Ballet Company in 1931?
    • A. 

      Peter Darrell

    • B. 

      Margot Fonteyn

    • C. 

      Beryl Grey

    • D. 

      Ninette De Valois

  • 15. 
    Which ballet did Margot Fonteyn perform her first solo in?
    • A. 

      Swan Lake

    • B. 

      The Haunted Ballroom

    • C. 

      Romeo And Juliet

    • D. 

      Cinderella

  • 16. 
    Which was the first ballet in which Margot Fontayn danced with Nureyev?
    • A. 

      Romeo And Juliet

    • B. 

      Giselle

    • C. 

      Symphonic Variations

    • D. 

      Marguerite And Armand

  • 17. 
    Who choreographed the original version of the ballet "Cinderella"?
    • A. 

      Baryshnikov

    • B. 

      Nixon

    • C. 

      Ashton

    • D. 

      Valois

  • 18. 
    What was the first ballet choreographed by Frederick Ashton?
    • A. 

      The Tragedy Of Fashion

    • B. 

      Song Of The Cranes

    • C. 

      The Nutcracker

    • D. 

      Cinderella

  • 19. 
    In which UK city is the Rambert School of Ballet located?
    • A. 

      Birmingham

    • B. 

      Bath

    • C. 

      London

    • D. 

      Manchester

  • 20. 
    Who preceded Margot Fonteyn as the Royal Ballet's prima ballerina?
    • A. 

      Ninette De Valois

    • B. 

      Lilian Baylis

    • C. 

      Darcy Bussel

    • D. 

      Alicia Markova

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