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ROBERT BARNETT, GLORIA GOVRIN, ALLEGRA KENT, AND PATRICIA WILDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

November 8, 2016

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ROBERT BARNETT, GLORIA GOVRIN, ALLEGRA KENT, AND PATRICIA WILDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Former NYCB principals and soloists to be taped coaching roles from George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ and Stars and Stripes   NOVEMBER 14, 2016 ROSE BUILDING LINCOLN CENTER   For the GBF Video Archives, Robert Barnett, Patricia Wilde, […]

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PATRICIA McBRIDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

March 20, 2016

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PATRICIA McBRIDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Patricia McBride, whose stellar career with NYCB spanned three decades, will teach and coach on camera two memorable dances  from Balanchine’s Gershwin ballet, Who Cares?.  “Fascinatin’ Rhythm” a solo, and “The Man I Love,” a pas de deux, were created by Balanchine on McBride, the […]

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KARIN VON AROLDINGEN TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

January 5, 2016

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KARIN VON AROLDINGEN TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Former New York City Ballet principal to tape two of the roles created on her by George Balanchine   New York City – Karin von Aroldingen, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, will coach her created roles in Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 and Who […]

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VIOLETTE VERDY and JEAN-PIERRE BONNEFOUX TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

January 8, 2015

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VIOLETTE VERDY and JEAN-PIERRE BONNEFOUX TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Former principals to coach their roles in Sonatine , which premiered at the New York City Ballet Ravel Festival of 1975 New York City—Violette Verdy and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux (formerly Bonnefous), former principal dancers with New York City Ballet, will teach and […]

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JACQUES D’AMBOISE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

October 22, 2013

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  JACQUES D’AMBOISE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Renowned former principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise to coach Who Cares?   New York City­­­—Jacques d’Amboise, principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for over three decades, and the original male lead in Who Cares?, will coach the ballet for The George Balanchine Foundation’s […]

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Capezio to launch London’s biggest children’s dancewear department

January 31, 2013

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Capezio to launch London’s biggest children’s dancewear department Leading dancewear brand Capezio has announced today their Covent Garden flagship store will be launching the biggest children’s dancewear department in London on Monday 4th February 2013 during an exclusive VIP preview evening for dance teachers, schools and parents. In addition to the launch party, Capezio will […]

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KAY MAZZO and PETER MARTINS TAPE VIDEO SERIES for THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

December 9, 2012

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George Balancine

KAY MAZZO and PETER MARTINS TAPE VIDEO SERIES for THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Former principal dancers with New York City Ballet coach roles Balanchine created on them                                                                                                                                                                      New York City –Kay Mazzo and Peter Martins, former principal dancers with New York City Ballet, have coached their roles in Duo Concertant and Stravinsky Violin Concerto for […]

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JACQUES D’AMBOISE TAPES VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

September 25, 2012

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JACQUES D’AMBOISE TAPES VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Celebrated former principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise coaches defining role of Apollo   New York City­­­—Jacques d’Amboise, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for over three decades, who is recognized as one of the foremost interpreters of the role of Apollo, recently coached […]

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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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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS MADE IN AMERICA IN MAY 2012

March 10, 2012

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Theme and Variations George Balanchine Katharine Precourt and Jun Shuang Huang Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS MADE IN AMERICA IN MAY 2012 Nicolo Fonte Creates a World Premiere with Original Score Composed by Anna Clyne Houston Ballet Premiere of Mark Morris’s Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From May 24 – June 3, 2012, Houston Ballet presents its spring mixed repertory program titled […]

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MERRILL ASHLEY TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

October 2, 2011

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MERRILL ASHLEY TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Leading Roles in Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 to be coached by New York City Ballet celebrated former principal dancer New York City—Merrill Ashley, principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for over thirty years, will teach and coach Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto […]

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Xiomara Reyes, principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre, brings Cuban ‘sol’ to London

March 11, 2011

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Ballet News takes in the Cuban sol! When I was researching for this interview one of my friends told me that I’d have such fun because Xio was so lovely and easy to talk to.  And that’s exactly what happened. Xiomara Reyes is a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre and has been since 2003. […]

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Cuban Ballet : Octavia Roca – reviewed

October 26, 2010

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I recently highlighted a new book based on the influence of the Cuban Ballet by Octavia Roca. Roca was born in Havana & is a former music & dance critic for The Washington Times, The Washington Post, The Miami Herald and the Miami New Times, and The San Francisco Chronicle.  Roca studied at Emory and Georgetown Universities and […]

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Cuban Ballet

August 23, 2010

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An exciting new book, Cuban Ballet, hits the bookshelves later this month. The author, Octavio Roca, is a well-informed and well-placed writer of this subject.  Roca is a former music & dance critic for The Washington Times, The Washington Post, The Miami Herald and the Miami New Times, and The San Francisco Chronicle.  Roca studied at Emory and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Tamara Rojo, Principal, The Royal Ballet

July 31, 2009

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Tamara Rojo, Principal, The Royal Ballet

Cupcakes & conversation with Tamara Rojo, Principal, The Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? A good coffee. Who would you most like to dance with ? I am very lucky, I dance with the partners I want to, but maybe one day I would love to share the stage with […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Autumn 2009 Season at Sadler’s Wells includes a premiere for Carlos Acosta and the Ballet Nacional de Cuba

May 11, 2009

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Carlos Acosta

picture credit – Johan Persson The new Autumn Season has some exciting highlights for ballet, especially a new show by Carlos Acosta and also a return visit to the UK by the Nacional Ballet de Cuba, who will feature Acosta as guest artist as part of the Spring Dance at the Coliseum season – a […]

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