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Atlanta Ballet Taps Celebrated San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer Gennadi Nedvigin as Company’s Fourth Artistic Director

February 25, 2016

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Atlanta Ballet Taps Celebrated San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer Gennadi Nedvigin as Company’s Fourth Artistic Director Atlanta Ballet announced today that Gennadi Nedvigin, principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet, will join the 87-year-old company as only its fourth artistic director. The announcement comes just seven months after John McFall, the Ballet’s current artistic director, announced […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Presents Smuin Ballet

February 10, 2016

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The Sarasota Ballet Presents Smuin Ballet Program includes Broken Open (World Premiere) by Amy Seiwert, Maslow (World Premiere) by Den Needham-Wood, French Twist by Ma Cong, and Bouquet by Michael Smuin Smuin Ballet’s vibrant original program features two world premieres: a highly anticipated new work by Smuin Ballet’s Choreographer-in-Residence Amy Seiwert, and another exciting addition […]

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Atlanta Ballet to present the World Premiere of a ballet based on Tennessee Williams’ “Camino Real”

March 2, 2015

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Atlanta Ballet to present the World Premiere of a ballet based on Tennessee Williams’ “Camino Real” This spring, Atlanta Ballet will present the world premiere of a ballet based on “Camino Real” by Tennessee Williams, the renowned playwright who authored such American classics as “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”. Choreographed by Atlanta Ballet […]

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New Contract and New Title for Atlanta Ballet Executive Director Arturo Jacobus

April 15, 2014

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New Contract and New Title for Atlanta Ballet Executive Director Arturo Jacobus Atlanta Ballet board chair Allen Nelson announced today that executive director Arturo Jacobus will remain at the helm of the 85-year-old institution for at least another five years, as he has accepted an extension to his employment agreement. Effective immediately, the new contract will […]

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Atlanta Ballet Announces its 2014-15 Performance Season

March 28, 2014

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Atlanta Ballet Announces its 2014-15 Performance Season Company Spices Up 85th Season with Audience Favorites and Avant-Garde Premieres Featuring Revival of Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Epic Roméo et Juliette Return of Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16 Premiere of San Francisco Ballet’s Resident Choreographer Yuri Possokhov’s Classical Symphony Atlanta Ballet Premiere of Swedish Choreographer Alexander Ekman’s Cacti World Premiere of Camino […]

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Atlanta Ballet Announces China Tour for Fall 2013

October 1, 2013

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Atlanta Ballet Announces China Tour for Fall 2013 Company Invited to Perform for China’s Inaugural “International Ballet Season” First Major International Tour in More Than 10 Years                           A special addition has been made to Atlanta Ballet’s 13-14 performance season. The 84-year-old company […]

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OKC Ballet presents the Southwest Premiere of “Mowgli, The Jungle Book Ballet”

September 20, 2013

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OKC Ballet presents the Southwest Premiere of “Mowgli, The Jungle Book Ballet” Oklahoma City Ballet is excited to present the Southwest Premiere of Mowgli, The Jungle Book Ballet to kick off the 2013-14 season “From the Page to the Stage.” Based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic story The Jungle Book, this full-length ballet is sure to captivate fans of […]

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Atlanta Ballet Continues to Shape New Artistic Profile with Announcement of its Robust 2013-14 Season

March 29, 2013

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Atlanta Ballet Continues to Shape New Artistic Profile with Announcement of its Robust 2013-14 Season Featuring Atlanta Ballet Premiere of Roméo et Juliette by Les Ballet de Monte-Carlo’s Jean-Christophe Maillot Atlanta Ballet Premiere of Ohad Naharin’s Secus Atlanta Ballet Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Seven Sonatas Return of Stephen Mill’s Hamlet A World Premiere by Atlanta […]

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Helen Pickett Appointed Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet

November 14, 2012

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Helen Pickett Appointed Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet ATLANTA – Impressive. Beautifully lyrical. Stunning. Strange and wonderful concoction. Unconventional. Clever. Whether describing one of her avant-garde works or simply summing up her unique movement style, words and phrases like these flow throughout the reviews of choreographer Helen Pickett. Atlanta Ballet’s Artistic Director John McFall discovered […]

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Ballet News Reviews | dancers among us

October 19, 2012

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Ballet News reviews | dancers among us Do you remember back when you were a kid ? When your wide-eyed innocence set your imagination free and inspired you to dream ? Living in the moment, unselfconsciously, is something we forget about as adults; responsibility and routine snatching our time and blurring our thoughts.   But…. Celebratory photographs with evocative names : Meter Maid, Alone Together, Sticky Situation, Late […]

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 2012-13 SEASON WITH MADAME BUTTERFLY IN SEPTEMBER 2012

July 9, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 2012-13 SEASON WITH MADAME BUTTERFLY IN SEPTEMBER 2012   Beloved Company Ballerina Amy Fote Returns to the Title Role, A Signature Work in Her Career Program opens with Clear, a Stellar Showcase for the Company’s Men   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From September 6-16, 2012, Houston Ballet opens its 2012-13 season with artistic director […]

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Ballet Business | You are what you eat

May 1, 2012

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Ballet Business | You are what you eat, especially as ballet dancers One issue remains in the headlines after the news was announced that Royal Ballet Principal Tamara Rojo had been appointed Artistic Director at English National Ballet (April 13th 2012) from September this year : eating disorders (ED) in ballet.  A subject rarely discussed openly, […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS SNOW WHITE

February 11, 2012

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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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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM

January 18, 2012

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Media release: Wednesday 18 January 2012 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM Presented by David Bintley, CBE Performance: Friday 17th February at 7.30pm Town Hall & Symphony Hall Ticket Office: 0121 780 3333 or visit the Town Hall website. For one performance only, Birmingham Royal Ballet returns to […]

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Scottish Ballet appoint Christopher Hampson as new Artistic Director

November 1, 2011

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______________________________________________________________ PRESS INFORMATION From Scottish Ballet       strictly embargoed 10.30am 1 November 2011 ______________________________________________________________ CHRISTOPHER HAMPSON APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF SCOTTISH BALLET Zoe van Zwanenberg, Chair of the Board of Directors of Scottish Ballet, announced today the appointment of Christopher Hampson as Artistic Director designate. Ms van Zwanenberg said: “I’m delighted that Christopher will […]

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Ballet NEWS | 6th American Ballet competition

February 10, 2011

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The 6th American Dance Competition Dancers From Around the Globe Vie to be the Best. Orlando/Daytona Beach, Fl. -March 4-6, 2011- American Dance Competition, one of the leading International Ballet Competitions in the World, is back in Orlando/Daytona for its’ 6th Annual Competition. ADC is a non-profit, Scholarship Competition for the pre-professional student. Dancers no […]

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Ballet NEWS | BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE

January 10, 2011

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Media release: Monday 10 January 2011 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM presented by David Bintley, CBE Performance: Friday 4th February at 7.30pm Town Hall & Symphony Hall Box Office: 0121 780 3333   For one performance only, Birmingham Royal Ballet returns to Symphony Hall Birmingham, one of the […]

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