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American Repertory Ballet’s Princeton Ballet School Attracts Talent from Across the Country and Around the World to Princeton, NJ for Summer Intensive Program

June 30, 2015

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American Repertory Ballet’s Princeton Ballet School Attracts Talent from Across the Country and Around the World to Princeton, NJ for Summer Intensive Program PRINCETON, NJ – On Monday, June 29, ballet students from around the world started their first day of training at Princeton Ballet School, the official school of NJ’s premiere professional ballet company […]

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Princeton Ballet School announces its Summer Intensive program’s final performance – An Evening of Dance

July 24, 2014

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Princeton Ballet School announces its Summer Intensive program’s final performance – An Evening of Dance PRINCETON, NJ – On Friday, July 25, 2014, students from Princeton Ballet School’s Summer Intensive will be dancing in the program’s culminating performance. The show, entitled An Evening of Dance, will take place at the Berlind Theatre in the McCarter […]

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING

February 12, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING   Stanton Welch Creates a New Staging of The Rite of Spring, Featuring Designs by Indigenous Australian artist Rosella Namok Acclaimed Choreographer Edwaard Liang Creates His First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet to Music by Ezio Bosso Program Also Features Houston Ballet Premiere of […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces Promotion and New Hires

February 2, 2013

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces Promotion and New Hires James Moore Promoted to Principal Dancer  SEATTLE, WA – At yesterday evening’s conclusion of Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette, Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal announced to the opening night audience that James Moore, a member of the company since 2004, has been promoted to principal dancer. […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre

September 13, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre Gillian will next star as Giselle in the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s production of Giselle, co-choreographed by Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg. (7 November – 12 December)   How have you settled into life in New […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 EXPANDED COMPANY ROSTER

August 15, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 EXPANDED COMPANY ROSTER   BOSTON, MA – DATE – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the 2012-2013 Season roster, featuring 4 new Company members, 12 Boston Ballet II dancers and 9 internal promotions. The  Company and BBII returned to rehearsals at Boston Ballet’s studio headquarters on Monday, July 30 to […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA

May 5, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA   Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo, Both of Finland, Join Company for Debut Performances BOSTON, MA – April 16, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today that the Company will appear in […]

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STAR CASTING FOR BALLET SAN JOSE’S PERFORMANCES OF CINDERELLA

April 3, 2012

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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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Ballet San Jose School’s New Principal – Dalia Rawson Appointed

February 22, 2012

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Ballet San Jose School’s New Principal – Dalia Rawson Appointed Ballet San Jose is pleased to announce that Ballet San Jose School’s Ballet Mistress, Dalia Rawson, a former principal dancer with the Company and a faculty member at the School for the past 12 years, has been promoted to the position of School Principal.  Rawson […]

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Los Angeles Ballet to debut Swan Lake

February 15, 2012

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Los Angeles Ballet to debut Swan Lake   VENUES TO INCLUDE CARPENTER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN LONG BEACH AND VALLEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN NORTHRIDGE   (February 13, 2012) – Los Angeles Ballet [LAB] Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary are pleased to present the company’s fifth full-length production, Swan Lake, to an expanded line-up […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET COMMISSIONS JUSTIN PECK TO CREATE FIRST-EVER WORKS FOR THE COMPANY

February 10, 2012

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET COMMISSIONS JUSTIN PECK TO CREATE FIRST-EVER WORKS FOR THE COMPANY   A Member of the NYCB Corps de Ballet Peck Will Present Two World Premiere Ballets to Music by Philip Glass and Sufjan Stevens During the Summer and Fall of 2012 New York City Ballet announced today that 24-year-old corps de […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Charlie Anderson, Corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet

January 31, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Charlie Anderson, Corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I think for me I am motivated on a Monday morning by just wanting to be better at what I do. When I see my colleagues or anyone dance I can get so […]

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Northern Ballet | Sky Arts 2 HD | Beauty and the Beast

January 14, 2012

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Northern Ballet | Sky Arts goes behind the scenes as the company creates Beauty and the Beast How many times have you heard cries of “we’re not ready yet” or, “it’s not finished” when opening night looms for a new ballet ?  We saw it in Agony & Ecstasy : A Year with English National […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yasmine Naghdi, Artist, The Royal Ballet

September 25, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yasmine Naghdi, Artist, The Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning?  Knowing that I have a week ahead of me allowing me to move, that I can do what I love doing most of all and that I don’t have to sit still on an office chair all day long! Why […]

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Sugar Plum moments with Martha Leebolt, Premier Dancer with Northern Ballet

May 22, 2011

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Sugar Plum moments with Northern Ballet Principal, Martha Leebolt I’m comparing toes with Cleopatra, a.k.a. Martha Leebolt, and it’s caught me slightly by surprise. How many prima ballerinas do you know who would, unprompted, whip off their shoes and show you their feet ? Leebolt’s are strong & tiny, with no discernable marks from a […]

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Ballet on location

September 14, 2010

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Today, as it’s a grey Tuesday I’d like to highlight photographer Oliver Endahl, whose work you may remember from my interview with Madison Keesler. Since then, Oliver has been working on shoots and it’s my pleasure to bring you the latest selection of images. You can follow Oliver (Ballet Zaida) on twitter and on facebook.  All of these […]

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