Tag Archives: American Ballet Theatre

KARIN VON AROLDINGEN AND JEAN-PIERRE BONNEFOUX TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES

September 14, 2016

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KARIN VON AROLDINGEN AND JEAN-PIERRE BONNEFOUX TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Former New York City Ballet principals to be taped coaching roles created for them by George Balanchine   New York City – Karin von Aroldingen and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, former principal dancers with the New York City Ballet, will coach […]

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Former New York City Ballet ballerina will coach excerpts from two of her signature roles as well as a pas de deux choreographed on her by Balanchine

August 27, 2016

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Former New York City Ballet ballerina will coach excerpts from two of her signature roles as well as a pas de deux choreographed on her by Balanchine   Patricia Wilde, a celebrated principal dancer with New York City Ballet, will coach her roles in Divertimento No. 15, La Valse, and Balanchine’s beloved ballet, Serenade, for cameras of […]

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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black

July 6, 2016

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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black Here’s a charming opportunity to get to know Ballet Black a little better. The company was founded in 2001 by Royal Academy of Dance and Durham University graduate Cassa Pancho, and provides a vital platform for young, aspiring dancers of black and Asian descent. It was felt […]

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Xiomara Reyes to Head The Washington School of Ballet

June 17, 2016

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Xiomara Reyes to Head The Washington School of Ballet

Xiomara Reyes to Head The Washington School of Ballet Julie Kent, Artistic Director Designate, recently revealed the 2016.2017 performance season and is pleased to announce her first staff appointment: Xiomara Reyes, recently retired Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) will serve as Head of The Washington School of Ballet, effective September 1, 2016. Ms. Reyes […]

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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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VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL CELEBRATES DAMIAN WOETZEL’S 10th ANNIVERSARY AND ANNOUNCES 28th SEASON

February 18, 2016

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VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL CELEBRATES DAMIAN WOETZEL’S 10th ANNIVERSARY AND ANNOUNCES 28th SEASON JULY 30-AUGUST 13 The Festival Welcomes American Ballet Theatre Ballerina Isabella Boylston as Artist-in-Residence and Company-in-Residence Philadelphia’s BalletX The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2016 season (July 30- August 13) and celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its Artistic Director, former New […]

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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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Rochester City Ballet Hires Palmer as Artistic Director

October 20, 2015

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Rochester City Ballet Hires Palmer as Artistic Director   Rochester City Ballet (RCB) today announced David Palmer, associate artistic director of The Washington Ballet (TWB), will join its staff.   “I know David as an experienced, talented and dedicated professional. This is a great move by RCB,” said Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen. “He […]

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ABT BALLET STARS BOYLSTON AND WHITESIDE IN GAINESVILLE BALLET NUTCRACKER

October 6, 2015

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ABT BALLET STARS BOYLSTON AND WHITESIDE IN GAINESVILLE BALLET NUTCRACKER   Gainesville Ballet is excited to announce two performances of The Nutcracker on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2 PM and 7 PM. The full-length ballet features ballet superstars, international guest dancers, the professional dancers of Gainesville Ballet Company, and the students of Gainesville Ballet […]

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2015

July 15, 2015

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2015   The class of 2015 who have graduated from The Royal Ballet School with contracts are : Chisato Katsura – The Royal Ballet Lukas Bjørneboe Brændsrød – The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme Harry Churches – The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme Leo Dixon – […]

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Misty Copeland Promoted to Principal at American Ballet Theatre

June 30, 2015

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Misty Copeland Promoted to Principal at American Ballet Theatre Today, Misty Copeland and Stella Abrera have been promoted to Principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. I’m sure I don’t need to tell you how momentous this news is! Five dancers have been promoted to Soloist rank – Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Luciana Paris, Arron Scott […]

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Dancers Responding to AIDS Announces Performers for the 21st Annual Fire Island Dance Festival

May 29, 2015

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Dancers Responding to AIDS Announces Performers for the 21st Annual Fire Island Dance Festival Lineup includes  : Ailey II, Ballet Hispanico, Pontus Lidberg Dance and More   Three performances only: July 17-19 in Fire Island Pines, NY   Produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS   Fire […]

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Sadler’s Wells awards title of Associate Artist Emeritus to Sylvie Guillem

May 27, 2015

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Sadler’s Wells awards title of Associate Artist Emeritus to Sylvie Guillem In the week of Sylvie Guillem’s final performances on the Sadler’s Wells stage, the theatre has given her the title of Associate Artist Emeritus. The title will come into effect in January 2016. A dancer renowned the world over, Guillem has been an Associate […]

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NATALIA OSIPOVA, IVAN VASILIEV, EDWARD WATSON and MARCELO GOMES star in

April 13, 2015

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Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev in Facada.

NATALIA OSIPOVA, IVAN VASILIEV, EDWARD WATSON and MARCELO GOMES star in ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July 2015, London Coliseum   This summer’s hot dance ticket will be the ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at the Coliseum on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July, presented by producer and impresario Sergei Danilian (Ardani […]

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En Avant Foundation for Specialised Ballet Coaching March 10, 2015

March 11, 2015

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En Avant Foundation for Specialised Ballet Coaching  March 10, 2015                                       En Avant Foundation will present specialised coaching Master Classes for advanced pre-professional and professional dancers in San Francisco and in New York in April 2015. Isabelle Guérin, former Étoile of the Paris Opera Ballet, Patrick Armand, former Principal dancer of Boston […]

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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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Ardani Artists presents the UK Premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge

November 12, 2014

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Ardani Artists presents the UK Premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge 14th, 16th & 18th April 2015, London Coliseum   Ardani Artists is proud to present the UK premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge at the London Coliseum for just three performances, 14th 16th and 18th April 2015. A star of the Mariinsky […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Taking Flight – Michaela & Elaine DePrince

September 14, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Taking Flight – Michaela & Elaine DePrince You probably won’t recognise the name Mabinty Bangura. You may have heard of Michaela DePrince, the extraordinarily flexible dancer from Sierra Leone whose story has been published for young adults. DePrince lived in Sierra Leone, West Africa, during the civil war, and the horrors […]

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Vail International Dance Festival 2014

August 4, 2014

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Misa Kuranaga (Boston Ballet) performs an excerpt from Bournonville's Kermesse in Bruges on the second International Evening of Dance program at the 2014 Vail International Dance Festival.

Vail International Dance Festival 2014

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Kevin Jackson bound for New York: first Australian Ballet dancer to guest star with American Ballet Theatre in 20 years

May 12, 2014

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Kevin Jackson bound for New York: first Australian Ballet dancer to guest star with American Ballet Theatre in 20 years Start spreading the news: Principal Artist Kevin Jackson flying out this week to guest star with America’s national ballet company American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in New York. Invited by the company’s Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, Kevin […]

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