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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

October 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? All the roles I would love to have the opportunity to perform one day…are one of the few things that can persuade me to get up at 8am. Regrettably, I am not a morning person. […]

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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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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET IN JUNE 2012

March 21, 2012

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Joseph Walsh and Karina Gonzalez

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET IN JUNE 2012  Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Wortham Theater Center with a Revival of the Production that Inaugurated the Facility   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From June 7-17, 2012, Houston Ballet will revive its lavish production of Romeo and Juliet, choreographed by Ben Stevenson. In the ballet, two teenagers […]

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Queensland Ballet News | Li Cunxin returns to the stage as Queensland Ballet’s new Artistic Director

February 23, 2012

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Li Cunxin returns to the stage as Queensland Ballet’s new Artistic Director Queensland Ballet announced today that Li Cunxin has been appointed the new Artistic Director of the Company. An internationally acclaimed ballet dancer, author and motivational public speaker, this will be Li Cunxin’s (pronounced shwin-sing) debut as an Artistic Director. Queensland Ballet Chair, Adjunct […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2012 SEASON

January 10, 2012

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2012 SEASON Since my article on the backstage problems at Ballet San Jose, their press office has stopped sending me press releases.  Nevertheless, I am reliably kept up to date on developments, and here is the latest company announcement. The dancers have been laid-off since December 24th 2011, cautious about making any plans to […]

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Dance Theatre of Tennessee presents “Swan Lake Act 2” as part of its opening series “At 75 – A Tribute to Elaine Thomas”

September 19, 2011

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Dance Theatre of Tennessee presents “Swan Lake Act 2” as part of its opening series “At 75 – A Tribute to Elaine Thomas” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: September 30, 2011, Friday and October 1, 2011, Saturday, 8:00pm, Harpeth Hall Auditorium   Nashville, TN – September 30, 2011 The Dance Theatre of Tennessee (DTT) will bring […]

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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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