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Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Announces 2014/2015 Season

August 19, 2014

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Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Announces 2014/2015 Season      Box Office now taking orders for renewals and new subscriptions for Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley’s 15th Season   Single and group tickets for The Nutcracker on sale now, with priority seating reserved for subscribers. Single ticket sales for the entire Season begin Monday, October 27, 2014.   Three […]

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José Carreño Announces that Sarasota’s Carreño Dance Festival will not be Cancelled

January 4, 2014

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José Carreño Announces that Sarasota’s Carreño Dance Festival will not be Cancelled José Carreño and Ballet San Jose, along with Director Iain Webb of The Sarasota Ballet, revitalize the Carreño Dance Festival into a program for pre-professional dancers SARASOTA, Fla. – January 4, 2014 – The Sarasota Ballet, in conjunction with Ballet San Jose, announced today they […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE pays Tribute to KAREN GABAY Gabay to retire

April 13, 2013

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Karen Gabay Photo by Chris Hardy.

BALLET SAN JOSE pays Tribute to KAREN GABAY Gabay to retire as dancer at BSJ after 34 years     What: A Tribute to Ballet San Jose’s Karen Gabay When: Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 7:00pm Where: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard in downtown San Jose Why: Principal Dancer Karen […]

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Ballet San Jose

April 10, 2013

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Alexsandra Meijer and Joshua Seibel rehearse at Ballet San Jose.

Ballet San Jose PROGRAM THREE “R/Evolutionary”, April 19-21, 2013. with a WORLD PREMIERE from Jessica Lang   JUST ADDED…a ballet by BSJ Principal Dancer, KAREN GABAY… TZIGANE (Company Premiere) Choreographer: Karen Gabay Composer: Maurice Ravel Music: Tzigane Soloists: Special musical guest artists, Violinist Lev Polyakin and Pianist Keisuke Nakagoshi.   Who: Ballet San Jose What: […]

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Ballet San Jose presents a WORLD PREMIERE ballet, April 19-21

March 30, 2013

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Alexsandra Meijer and Joshua Seibel rehearse at Ballet San Jose.

Ballet San Jose presents a WORLD PREMIERE ballet, April 19-21 Who: Ballet San Jose What: Program 3, “R/Evolutionary” When: April 19-21, 2013 Where: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard in downtown San Jose (corner of Park Avenue) Prices: $30 – $105 * Reduced Price Family Matinee (Saturday, April 20 at 1:30) […]

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Ballet San Jose | Program 2, “Neoclassical Masters”

February 28, 2013

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The cast of Clear. Photograph Robert Shomler

Ballet San Jose | Program 2, “Neoclassical Masters” When: March 22 – 24, 2013 Where: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard in downtown San Jose (corner of Park Avenue) Prices: $30 – $105 * Reduced Price Family Matinee (Saturday, March 23 at 1:30) $21 – $75 Tickets: 408.288.2800 or Ballet San Jose’s […]

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Famed International Dance Star José Manuel Carreño to Perform in Ballet San Jose’s DON QUIXOTE, Feb 15 and 17

February 5, 2013

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Famed International Dance Star José Manuel Carreño to Perform in Ballet San Jose’s DON QUIXOTE, Feb 15 and 17   Ballet San Jose has announced  the signing of famed international dance star José Manuel Carreño to perform the lead role of Basilio for BSJ’s company premiere of Don Quixote, staged by Wes Chapman after Marius […]

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Ballet san Jose presents Don Quixote

January 26, 2013

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Ballet San Jose Don Quixote. Alexsandra Meijer as Kitri. Photograph Chris Hardy

Ballet san Jose presents Don Quixote AT A GLANCE WHO: Ballet San Jose presents WHAT: Don Quixote WHEN: February 15-17, 2013 WHERE: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard (corner of Park Avenue) in downtown San Jose. WHY: This is a Ballet San Jose company premiere. Comedy, adventure and romance. A wonderful […]

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Ballet San Jose presents DON QUIXOTE, February 15-17, 2013

January 17, 2013

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Maykel Solas and Junna Ige rehearse in Ballet San Jose studios. Photo by Quinn Wharton

Ballet San Jose presents DON QUIXOTE, February 15-17, 2013     WHO: Ballet San Jose presents WHAT: Don Quixote WHEN: February 15-17, 2013 WHERE: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard (corner of Park Avenue) in downtown San Jose. WHY: This is a Ballet San Jose company premiere. Comedy, adventure and romance. […]

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WORLD PREMIERE “NUTCRACKER” AT BALLET SAN JOSE

November 8, 2012

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WORLD PREMIERE “NUTCRACKER” AT BALLET SAN JOSE WHO: Ballet San Jose WHAT: The World Premiere of a new version of THE NUTCRACKER with choreography by Karen Gabay and Symphony Silicon Valley performing the score by Tchaikovsky. WHEN: December 8-23, 2012 WERE: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard (corner of Park Avenue) […]

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WORLD PREMIERE “NUTCRACKER” AT BALLET SAN JOSE

October 4, 2012

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WORLD PREMIERE “NUTCRACKER” AT BALLET SAN JOSE WHO: Ballet San Jose WHAT: The World Premiere of a new version of THE NUTCRACKER with choreography by Karen Gabay and Symphony Silicon Valley performing the score by Tchaikovsky under the baton of BSJ Music Director and Conductor George Daugherty. WHEN: December 8-23, 2012 WERE: San Jose Center […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE HERALDS RETURN TO LIVE MUSIC WITH CELEBRATORY GALA

October 3, 2012

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Clark Tippet’s Bruch Violin Concerto. Photo by Robert Shomler

BALLET SAN JOSE HERALDS RETURN TO LIVE MUSIC WITH CELEBRATORY GALA PERFORMANCE TO BE HELD SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012 WHO: BALLET SAN JOSE WHAT: Ballet San Jose’s Inaugural Gala, featuring a one-night-only program of performances by Ballet San Jose, with live orchestral accompaniment by Symphony Silicon Valley and featuring acclaimed guest musical artists. WHEN: Saturday, November […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE HERALDS RETURN TO LIVE MUSIC

September 27, 2012

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Ballet San Jose performing to Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1. Photo by Robert Shomler

BALLET SAN JOSE HERALDS RETURN TO LIVE MUSIC WITH CELEBRATORY GALA PERFORMANCE TO BE HELD SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012 WHO: BALLET SAN JOSE WHAT: Ballet San Jose’s Inaugural Gala, featuring a one-night-only program of performances by Ballet San Jose, with live orchestral accompaniment by Symphony Silicon Valley and featuring acclaimed guest musical artists. WHEN: Saturday, […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON AND NEW 2012 PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER

August 24, 2012

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON AND NEW 2012 PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER   REPERTORY SEASON HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE A WORLD PREMIERE FROM JESSICA LANG, THE COMPANY PREMIERES OF DON QUIXOTE AND WORKS BY MERCE CUNNINGHAM, JORMA ELO, KURT JOOSS, AND SIR FREDERICK ASHTON   NEW MUSIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR ENGAGED   COMPANY ALSO ANNOUNCES […]

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Long-time Ballet San Jose dancer Tiffany Glenn dead from cancer at age 33

June 22, 2012

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Long-time Ballet San Jose dancer Tiffany Glenn dead from cancer at age 33   Tiffany Glenn B. February 25, 1979 D. June 18, 2012 Longtime Ballet San Jose soloist Tiffany Glenn died Monday at the age of 33 following a six-year battle with cancer. Tiffany, who was born and raised in Washington, D.C., received her […]

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE MASTER CLASSES at BALLET SAN JOSE

May 26, 2012

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE MASTER CLASSES at BALLET SAN JOSE Franco De Vita (Principal, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at ABT: Co-author of the ABT National Training Curriculum) and Raymond Lukens (Artistic Associate, ABT/NYU Master Program; Co-Author and Director of the ABT National Training Curriculum) Wednesday, May 30 at 5:30 – 7pm: Ages 8-10 with De Vita […]

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American Ballet Theatre Master Classes presented by Ballet San Jose, May 30 – June 4

May 16, 2012

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American Ballet Theatre Master Classes presented by Ballet San Jose, May 30 – June 4 Ballet San Jose will present Master Classes from American Ballet Theatre, May 30 through June 4, with Co-Authors of the ABT National Training Curriculum, Franco De Vita and Raymond Lukens.  Mr. De Vita (Principal, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at ABT) […]

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Ballet San Jose | BALLET IS ESPECIALLY FUN AT BALLET SAN JOSE’S EDUCATIONAL MATINEE FOR CINDERELLA

May 10, 2012

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Ballet San Jose | BALLET IS ESPECIALLY FUN AT BALLET SAN JOSE’S EDUCATIONAL MATINEE FOR CINDERELLA On Saturday, May 5 (Cinco de Mayo) Ballet San Jose presented a very special Educational Matinee performance of Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts in downtown San Jose. Over 1,400 attended, many of them […]

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Ballet San Jose presents Cinderella with guest dancer Sascha Radetsky

April 16, 2012

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Alexsandra Meijer as Cinderella. Photos by Chris Hardy

Ballet San Jose presents Cinderella with guest dancer Sascha Radetsky Ballet San Jose presents its final program of the 2011-2012 season, May 4-6 with the Company Premiere of Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella set to music by Sergei Prokofiev.  All the classic elements are here: the ugly stepsisters (danced by company men with cross-dressing humor) an elaborate […]

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STAR CASTING FOR BALLET SAN JOSE’S PERFORMANCES OF CINDERELLA

April 3, 2012

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Sascha Radetsky

STAR CASTING FOR BALLET SAN JOSE’S PERFORMANCES OF CINDERELLA ABT’s Sascha Radetsky, star of film “Center Stage,” to dance two performances Ballet San Jose has had its share of star dancers making guest appearances in recent years…the most notable, up to now, being Carlos Acosta of The Royal Ballet in London and his performance as […]

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