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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS JOHN CRANKO’S ONEGIN

February 3, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS JOHN CRANKO’S ONEGIN POIGNANT LOVE STORY RETURNS TO BOSTON BALLET AFTER 14 YEARS Boston Ballet’s 52nd season continues with John Cranko’s emotionally evocative love story Onegin. Returning to Boston Ballet after fourteen years, this passionate tale of unrequited love is based on Russian poet Alexander Pushkin’s popular 19th century verse-novel. With all […]

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PROMOTIONS IN THE COMPANY

January 21, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PROMOTIONS IN THE COMPANY   PAUL CRAIG AND IRLAN SILVA PROMOTED TO SOLOIST   ALEXANDER MARYIANOWSKI PROMOTED TO CORPS DE BALLET   January 19, 2016—(Boston, MA) Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced three promotions from within the Company: Paul Craig (USA) and Irlan Silva (Brazil) have been […]

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FORMER BOSTON BALLET PRINCIPAL DANCER JEFFREY CIRIO TO JOIN FOR SELECT PERFORMANCES OF MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER

December 20, 2015

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FORMER BOSTON BALLET PRINCIPAL DANCER JEFFREY CIRIO TO JOIN FOR SELECT PERFORMANCES OF MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen welcomes Jeffrey Cirio, former Boston Ballet Principal Dancer, back to the Boston Opera House Stage for select performances of The Nutcracker. Cirio will join the cast of Company dancers for performances […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER

November 18, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER   FEATURING NEW LIGHTING DESIGN BY MIKKI KUNTTU   Delighting audiences of all ages with a sense of youthful imagination, Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker returns to the Boston Opera House from November 27–December 31, 2015. “Year after year, this cherished production never fails to inspire audiences—whether they’re seeing it […]

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HOUSTON BALLET INVITED TO PERFORM AT NEW YORK CITY’S FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL OCTOBER 6-7, 2015

October 2, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET INVITED TO PERFORM AT NEW YORK CITY’S FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL OCTOBER 6-7, 2015   Company To Perform Stanton Welch’s Maninyas Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet returns to New York to perform Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s Maninyas at the 12th annual Fall for Dance Festival. The company will give two performances of Maninyas […]

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BOSTON BALLET TO HONOR ARTISTIC LEGACY OF CHOREOGRAPHER LEONID YAKOBSON

September 12, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET TO HONOR ARTISTIC LEGACY OF CHOREOGRAPHER LEONID YAKOBSON   WORKS TO BE PERFORMED AT THREE VENUES THROUGHOUT THE 2015-2016 SEASON: BB@HOME, FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL, AND BOSTON OPERA HOUSE   Boston, MA – Boston Ballet announces three performances to honor the legacy of Leonid Yakobson as an innovative and progressive artist. An unsung […]

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON ROSTER

August 11, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON ROSTER   A DIVERSE ENSEMBLE OF 68 DANCERS REPRESENTING 20 NATIONALITIES   6 PROMOTIONS AND 11 NEW DANCERS   PETER STARK JOINS AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF BOSTON BALLET II   Boston, MA—Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced the 2015-2016 season roster, featuring 11 new dancers and […]

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TICKETS FOR SCOTTISH BALLET’S SWAN LAKE TO GO ON SALE

June 20, 2015

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Sophie Martin for David Dawson’s brand new Swan Lake. Photograph by David Eustace.

TICKETS FOR SCOTTISH BALLET’S SWAN LAKE TO GO ON SALE   Tickets are going on sale for Scottish Ballet’s new visionary production of Swan Lake, which receives its world premiere in spring 2016. Created by the award-winning choreographer David Dawson, this imaginative re-telling of the iconic story will be performed for audiences in Glasgow, Edinburgh, […]

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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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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-2016 SEASON

March 3, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-2016 SEASON INCLUDES THREE FULL LENGTH MASTERPIECES, TWO WORLD PREMIERES, AND THE RETURN OF SWAN LAKE FIRST NORTH AMERICAN COMPANY TO PERFORM MAHLER’S THIRD SYMPHONY BY JOHN NEUMEIER BOSTON, MA – Boston Ballet announces the programming for the 2015-2016 season at the Boston Opera House. The 52nd season launches with the emotionally […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Hannah Fischer and Ethan Watts Compete for The Erik Bruhn Prize

February 6, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Hannah Fischer and Ethan Watts Compete for The Erik Bruhn Prize Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced that Corps de Ballet members Hannah Fischer (20) and Ethan Watts (20) will represent the company at The Eleventh International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize on Tuesday, […]

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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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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014

July 22, 2014

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The Royal Ballet School Graduate Contracts 2014 To The Royal Ballet Reece Clarke Calvin Richardson Gina Storm-Jensen Grace Blundell Grace Horler   To Birmingham Royal Ballet Alexander Bird Edivaldo Souza da Silva   To Bavarian State Ballet Maud-Hélène Treille   To Stuttgart Ballet Adam Russell-Jones   To Royal Danish Ballet Drew Nelson Samuel Rees   […]

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American Repertory Ballet announces new Executive Director

July 16, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet announces new Executive Director   NEW BRUNSWICK and PRINCETON, NJ – American Repertory Ballet has named Vanessa Logan as its new Executive Director. Logan joins ARB from Boston Ballet, where she most recently served as Chief of Staff.   “During the past 5 years Vanessa has made tremendous contributions to Boston Ballet,” […]

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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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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY

February 1, 2014

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY The directorate of de Theaterschool of the Amsterdam School of the Arts has appointed Jean-Yves Esquerre to become the new artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy from 3 March 2014. Jan Zoet, director de Theaterschool: “I am proud that, together with […]

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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 Hires Two New Talents And Announces Exciting Promotions to Mark Start of Dynamic Season

August 14, 2013

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Canada’s Royal   Winnipeg Ballet Hires Two New Talents And Announces Exciting Promotions to   Mark Start of Dynamic Season RWB Welcomes Soloist   Artjom Maksakov from Boston Ballet for 2013/14 Winnipeg, Manitoba –   André Lewis, Artistic Director of Canada’s   Royal Winnipeg Ballet, proudly announces that Artjom Maksakov, former Company dancer   with Boston […]

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Boston Ballet | Programme 2 in pictures

July 5, 2013

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Boston Ballet in Polyphonia. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Boston Ballet | Programme 2 Tonight Boston Ballet present Programme 2 : The Second Detail/Polyphonia/Bella Figura at the London Coliseum. The dancers are : The Second Detail (William Forsythe) Paulo Arrias, Issac Akiba, Kathleen Breen Combes, Bo Busby, Dusty Button, Jeffrey Cirio, Lia Cirio, Sylvia Deaton, Lorna Feijóo, Joseph Hatti, Whitney Jensen, Misa Kuranaga, John Lam […]

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Serenaded by Boston Ballet

July 4, 2013

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Boston Ballet in Serenade. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Serenaded by Boston Ballet Boston Ballet are in London for just one week, and one of the ballets they have brought with them is George Balanchine’s Serenade. You can see the company dance at the London Coliseum. There are more photographs of the company and booking details in my earlier feature on Serenade

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