Tag Archives: American Ballet Theatre

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 in Manon. Photography Paul Scala

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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Houston Ballet Announces New First Soloists, Jared Matthews And Yuriko Kajiya

May 7, 2014

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Houston Ballet Announces New First Soloists, Jared Matthews And Yuriko Kajiya HOUSTON, TEXAS – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announced today that Jared Matthews and Yuriko Kajiya, currently soloist dancers with American Ballet Theatre (ABT), will join Houston Ballet as first soloists for the 2014-15 season beginning in August 2014. “Yuriko and I were […]

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Houston Ballet’s Academy Presents Its 2014 Spring Showcase

April 9, 2014

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Houston Ballet Academy - Studies - Mallory Mehaffey_photo by Amitava

Houston Ballet’s Academy Presents Its 2014 Spring Showcase   Young Dancers Perform George Balanchine’s Masterwork Serenade for the First Time, Coached by Former Principal Dancer Leslie Peck   David Lichine’s Comic Gem Graduation Ball Returns to the Repertoire     HOUSTON, TEXAS – On Friday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 at 1:30 […]

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Alina Cojocaru & Johan Kobborg to guest star in The Australian Ballet’s Sydney season of Manon

March 3, 2014

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Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg in Manon from The Royal Ballet Tour of Japan 2013. Photo Kiyonori Hasegawa

International ballet stars Alina Cojocaru & Johan Kobborg to guest star in The Australian Ballet’s Sydney season of Manon Two of ballet’s brightest stars, Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg will join The Australian Ballet as guest artists this April for the Sydney season of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon. Cojocaru and Kobborg will dance in two performances: the evenings […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Life in Motion : An Unlikely Ballerina

February 27, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Life in Motion : An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland Unlike many books of the genre, which are akin to digesting dust, Misty Copeland’s story, written with Charisse Jones, is an engaging read. Lightly written, with dark corners that punctuate her life, she tells it like it is, in a balanced […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Its Spring 2014 Performance Season

January 24, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Its Spring 2014 Performance Season   NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – American Repertory Ballet will present revivals and world premieres at venues across the state – from Mahwah to Princeton – February through May, 2014.  The spring season features two performances of Artistic Director Douglas Martin’s acclaimed Romeo and Juliet, the world […]

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KINGS OF THE DANCE

January 21, 2014

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KINGS OF THE DANCE 19th – 22nd MARCH 2014, LONDON COLISEUM The critically-acclaimed KINGS OF THE DANCE makes its UK debut at the London Coliseum, Wednesday 19th – Saturday 22nd March 2014, showcasing the phenomenal artistry, style and power of its celebrated male dancers. The current KINGS OF THE DANCE line-up showcases the incomparable Roberto […]

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes

November 20, 2013

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes and other digital video stores An unprecedented documentary showing the making and performance of excerpts from some of the most beloved classical ballet variations of all time : Don Quixote,  Flames of Paris,  Giselle,  The Nutcracker  and  Swan Lake. An international cast including Ashley […]

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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet | Murder & backstage intrigue

November 7, 2013

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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet | Murder & backstage intrigue Q DANCE PROGRAMME CELEBRATES  INNOVATIVE DANCE Winnipeg, MB – Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents the groundbreaking work of Artistic Director and choreographer Peter Quanz in the fifth installment of Q DANCE, from November 13-16, 2013 at the Gas Station Arts Centre. The sold-out run is an […]

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Rolex Arts Initiative Names Seven Major Artists as Mentors

October 23, 2013

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Rolex Arts Initiative Names Seven Major Artists as Mentors   Olafur Eliasson, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Michael Ondaatje, Alexei Ratmansky, Kaija Saariaho, Jennifer Tipton and Peter Zumthor to mentor promising young artists   Venice, Italy, 23 October 2013 – The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative today announced the seven celebrated artists, working around the globe, who […]

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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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JAMES WHITESIDE PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH ABT

October 3, 2013

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JAMES WHITESIDE PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH ABT

JAMES WHITESIDE PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH ABT James Whiteside has been promoted to Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  The promotion is effective October 30, 2013. Born in Fairfield, Connecticut, James Whiteside began his training at age nine at the D’Valda & Sirico Dance and […]

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Oklahoma City Ballet To Become a Certified School of American Ballet Theatre

September 18, 2013

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Oklahoma City Ballet To Become a Certified School of American Ballet Theatre   Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Oklahoma City Ballet is proud to announce a new partnership between its school and American Ballet Theatre, America’s National Ballet Company®.  Oklahoma City Ballet School will become the sixth certified school of the ABT® National Training Curriculum – joining the Ballet San […]

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THE UK PREMIERE OF KINGS OF THE DANCE

September 10, 2013

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Ivan Vasiliev in La Bayadère. Photo by Rosalie O'Connor.

THE UK PREMIERE OF KINGS OF THE DANCE 19th – 22nd MARCH 2014, LONDON COLISEUM The critically-acclaimed KINGS OF THE DANCE makes its UK debut at the London Coliseum, Wednesday 19th – Saturday 22nd March 2014, showcasing the phenomenal artistry, style and power of its celebrated male dancers. The current KINGS OF THE DANCE line-up […]

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Dutch National Ballet | REMI WÖRTMEYER WINS ALEXANDRA RADIUS PRIZE 2013

September 10, 2013

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Remi Wörtmeyer with the award. Photo Angela Sterling

Dutch National Ballet | REMI WÖRTMEYER WINS ALEXANDRA RADIUS PRIZE 2013 * “A dancer who stands out for his clear style and wonderful stage presence” (from the jury’s report). * Winner of the 25th edition receives € 2,500 and an artwork. * Prize presented by Alexandra Radius at the Dutch National Ballet’s Gala. Australian dancer […]

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American Ballet Theatre to tour to Australia for the first time

August 5, 2013

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Two-Week Engagement in Brisbane to Include Performances of Swan Lake and Mixed Repertory at The Queensland Performing Arts Centre 8/2/2013 – American Ballet Theatre will make a historic trip to Australia for performances exclusively at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) in Brisbane, August 28 through September 7, 2014. ABT’s first ever engagement on the continent will […]

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Oklahoma City Ballet Comes Full Circle

July 26, 2013

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Oklahoma City Ballet Comes Full Circle Over 40 years after its beginnings, Oklahoma City Ballet’s school completes its own pirouette and returns to where it all began   The Dance Center of Oklahoma City Ballet announces the addition of a satellite school location to meet the increasing demand for enrollment. Classes will be held Thursdays […]

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