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Colorado Ballet presents Shakespearian classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream

August 19, 2014

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Colorado Ballet presents Shakespearian classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream   DENVER – Colorado Ballet opens its 54th season with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, September 26-October 5, 2014 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.  The production features choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and a score by Felix Mendelssohn, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra and the […]

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 45TH SEASON WITH THE COMPANY PREMIERE OF JOHN NEUMEIER’S A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

August 18, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 45TH SEASON WITH THE COMPANY PREMIERE OF JOHN NEUMEIER’S A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM SEPTEMBER 4 – 14   Company Begins Season-Long Celebration of William Shakespeare on the 450th Anniversary of His Birth, Showcasing Three Productions Inspired by His Works   Houston Ballet is the First American Company to Perform A Midsummer Night’s […]

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Tickets are on sale now for Colorado Ballet’s 2014-2015 season

July 15, 2014

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Tickets are on sale now for Colorado Ballet’s 2014-2015 season   DENVER – Single tickets went on sale today for Colorado Ballet’s 54th season, which will include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dracula, The Nutcracker and Ballet MasterWorks at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and Peter and the Wolf at the Newman Center for the Performing […]

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HOUSTON BALLET 2014-15 SEASON

July 15, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET 2014-15 SEASON April 26, 2014 marks the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth. In honour of this milestone in world culture, Houston Ballet will present dance interpretations of great Shakespearean works by choreographers from three continents: a lavish new production of Romeo and Juliet by Stanton Welch; the company premiere of John Neumeier’s […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces its 2014-2015 Performance Season

June 19, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet Announces its 2014-2015 Performance Season PRINCETON, NJ – American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey’s preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, will perform throughout New Jersey – in Princeton, New Brunswick, Lawrenceville, Branchburg, Rahway, Manasquan, and Trenton – beginning September, 2014 through April, 2015. 2014-2015 performance season highlights include: the world premiere of Artistic […]

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Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers to be staged on two sides of the globe this autumn

June 10, 2014

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Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers to be staged on two sides of the globe this autumn Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers are to be staged by The Royal New Zealand Ballet and Alberta Ballet on opposite sides of the globe this autumn. The two companies are working […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

March 26, 2014

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream April 11-19, 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center   April 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 pm April 12 & 19 at 2:00 pm April 13 at 1:00 pm SEATTLE, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet continues its 2013-2014 season with George […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Gillespie, Coryphée, Northern Ballet

February 6, 2014

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Rachel Gillespie in NBT's Peter Pan

Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Gillespie, Coryphée, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It’s a brand new day! I’m lucky to be happy and healthy and doing a job that I love. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you […]

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Northern Ballet offer audiences the opportunity to ‘try before you buy’

July 4, 2013

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Northern Ballet offer audiences the opportunity to ‘try before you buy’   Northern Ballet is offering audiences the opportunity to go behind the scenes of one of the UK’s best loved ballet companies at a FREE ‘try before you buy’ rehearsal room event at its headquarters on Quarry Hill in Leeds.  The perfect treat for ballet […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Pippa Moore, Premier Dancer, Northern Ballet

June 26, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Pippa Moore, Premier Dancer, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I must be hard wired after all these years of discipline and dedication; by 8am I’ve been up a while organising what needs to be done! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it […]

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first direct increases sponsorship of Northern Ballet

June 21, 2013

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Northern Ballet Dancers Mariana Rodrigues and Olivia Holland with children from first direct crèche, left to right Anna James, Eleni Kanakari, Violet Beddall and Lottie King

first direct increases sponsorship of Northern Ballet In a challenging climate for arts and culture funding, Leeds-based bank first direct, has announced that it will extend its sponsorship of internationally acclaimed Northern Ballet, continuing the successful partnership which started in 2010. To launch the sponsorship and in honour of midsummer’s day on Monday 24 June, Northern […]

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Northern Ballet announces new season tour for 2013

June 11, 2013

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Northern Ballet announces new season tour for 2013   Northern Ballet is bringing a spectacular season of magical ballet to ten venues around the UK on its second national tour of the year. The season opens with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, at West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds on Friday 6 September, which then tours to […]

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Northern Ballet announces performances in Southampton in 2014

June 6, 2013

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Northern Ballet announces performances in Southampton in 2014   This summer Northern Ballet will add the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton to its extensive national tour for the very first time. The Company will perform two productions: Olivier Award-nominated A Midsummer Night’s Dream from 27 to 31 May, and a new ballet for children, Three Little […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Sibson, Soloist, Northern Ballet

June 4, 2013

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Victoria Sibson as Lady de Winter in Northern Ballet's Three Musketeers Photo by Merlin Hendy

Cupcakes & Conversation with Victoria Sibson, Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? First days of the week are really difficult so I would have to say that knowing you’re not the only one going through it makes you feel better! The motivation to want to start maybe new […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2013-2014 Line-Up

April 26, 2013

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2013-2014 Line-Up PNB Box Office Opens for 41st season ticket sales on Monday, July 15 Special Offer: NO SERVICE FEES through July 31   September 2013 – June 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 41st Season to feature two world premieres including a new work […]

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GLORIA GOVRIN TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

August 20, 2012

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GLORIA GOVRIN TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Longtime New York City Ballet soloist to teach and coach three major solos choreographed on her by Balanchine New York City—Gloria Govrin danced with New York City Ballet from 1959 to 1974 and was promoted to soloist in 1963.  An unusually tall dancer, she inspired […]

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Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers for next season

June 29, 2012

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Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers for next season   Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers to the Company for the autumn season and bids a sad farewell to three popular dancers, well-known to Northern Ballet audiences.   Five additions to the corps de ballet include Jessica Cohen from California and a graduate of the […]

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s tours until summer 2012: Leverkusen, Essen, Moscow, Brisbane

April 3, 2012

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s tours until summer 2012: Leverkusen, Essen, Moscow, Brisbane   This Tuesday night THE HAMBURG BALLET kicks off a short tour to the West of Germany with a performance of Saint Matthew Passion inLeverkusen. The second stop of the tour will be Essen. A longer tour to Moscow will follow in May. In […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS SNOW WHITE

February 11, 2012

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Snow White

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                          PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS SNOW WHITE PART OF PNB’s FAMILY MATINEE SERIES Featuring performances by students of the Pacific Northwest Ballet School March 17-25, 2012 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street at Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   March 17 at 3:30 pm March 18 at 4:30 pm March […]

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American Ballet Theatre’s Ethan Stiefel to retire

January 23, 2012

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ETHAN STIEFEL TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Ethan Stiefel, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 1997, will retire from the Company at the conclusion of the 2012 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  Stiefel will give his farewell […]

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