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The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece

November 30, 2016

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The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece Balanchine’s glorious Jewels provides a unique and exquisite treat for the holiday season with its beautiful and mesmerizing choreography and costumes. George Balanchine’s Jewels opens at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on December 16, marking the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform Emeralds, Rubies and […]

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Sarasota Ballet Presents A Celebration of Two Worlds, Music and Dance

September 30, 2016

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Sarasota Ballet Presents A Celebration of Two Worlds, Music and Dance An elegant and thrilling evening of opera and ballet Bringing world-class performers to the Suncoast area, The Sarasota Ballet announced today they will hold the first annual Celebration of Two Worlds event on January 8, 2017 at the Sarasota Opera House.  This one-of-a-kind event […]

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Sarasota Ballet Announces Interim Managing Director and National Search

February 20, 2016

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Sarasota Ballet Announces Interim Managing Director and National Search Joseph Volpe, Retired GM of The Metropolitan Opera Named Interim Managing Director at The Sarasota Ballet Sarasota, FL (February 18, 2016) – The Board of Directors of Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Inc. announced Joseph Volpe, retired General Manager of The Metropolitan Opera and theater and management […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Celebrates Ballet History in 2014-2015 Season Finale

April 10, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Celebrates Ballet History in 2014-2015 Season Finale Honoring Vaslav Nijinsky, the Company pays tribute to The Ballets Russes SARASOTA, FL (April 2, 2015) –The Sarasota Ballet ends the 2014-2015 Season with a retrospective paying tribute to The Ballets Russes and the famed male dancer, Vaslav Nijinsky. The program featuring Michel Fokine’s Les […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Restructures Administrative Staff by Creating an Expanded Development Department

February 9, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Restructures Administrative Staff by Creating an Expanded Development Department Ballet Company strengthens resources by hiring two new employees   SARASOTA, Fla. – February 9, 2015 – The Sarasota Ballet announced today that Janet K. Ginn has joined the staff as Development Director to further expand the financial foundation of the Company.  The […]

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Houston Ballet Launches 2013-14 Season With Four Premieres

August 26, 2013

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Houston Ballet Launches 2013-14 Season With Four Premieres September 5 – 15, 2013 Acclaimed Canadian Choreographer James Kudelka Creates His Second Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet   American Premiere of Christopher Bruce’s Moving Intimate Pages   World Premieres By Up-and-Coming Choreographers Garrett Smith and Melissa Hough   From September 5-15, 2013, Houston Ballet launches its […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON

July 6, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON World Premieres by Melissa Hough, James Kudelka, Garrett Smith and Stanton Welch Highlight Season Company Presents North American Premiere of David Bintley’s Three-Act Aladdin in February 2014 Eight New Works Enter the Company’s Repertoire, including Ji•í Kylián’s Sechs Tanze and Stanton Welch’s Of Blessed Memory Houston Ballet Celebrates Stanton Welch’s […]

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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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TEXAS CULTURAL TRUST HONORS HOUSTON BALLET WITH 2013 TEXAS MEDAL OF THE ARTS IN THE FIELD OF DANCE

January 17, 2013

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TEXAS CULTURAL TRUST HONORS HOUSTON BALLET WITH 2013 TEXAS MEDAL OF THE ARTS IN THE FIELD OF DANCE   Houston Ballet Joins the Company of Other Legendary Texas Artists Who Received Medal in the Past   HOUSTON — Houston Ballet is honored to have been awarded the 2013 Texas Medal of the Arts in the […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON

August 23, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON   Houston Ballet Makes Second Appearance at The Chicago Dancing Festival on August 25th 2012 Houston Ballet returns to Ottawa, Canada October 18-20th, 2012 Houston Ballet II Invited to perform in Switzerland in February 2013     Houston, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chinatsu Owada, Alabama Ballet

July 4, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chinatsu Owada, Alabama Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? To remind myself that I have my body to dance and that I have supportive family who understand me living with my dream job makes me feel thankful and motivated. It makes me think “Let’s enjoy dancing while […]

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Dance GB: 3 National Dance Companies, 1 unforgettable experience

May 25, 2012

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Dance GB: 3 National Dance Companies, 1 unforgettable experience A ground-breaking national celebration of dance inspired by the London 2012 Olympics Dance GB, UK Tour 19 June – 8 July The UK’s three national dance companies – Scottish Ballet, English National Ballet and National Dance Company Wales, will perform together for the first time in […]

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San Francisco Ballet School Associate Director Lola de Avila to step down

March 8, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet School Associate Director Lola de Avila to step down Current SF Ballet School Trainee Principal Patrick Armand Named Successor SAN FRANCISCO—March 8, 2012—Following a distinguished, cumulative thirteen-year tenure as San Francisco Ballet School associate director, Lola de Avila will be stepping down in late August to oversee the full-time operation of the Maria de […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Keian Langdon, Principal, Queensland Ballet

February 26, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Keian Langdon, Principal, Queensland Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? A strong espresso coffee always gets me going. I think about what the day and week will bring. It’s exciting to know that the work I put in each day will help me improve as a dancer […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS PLAY WITH FIRE FEATURING WORKS BY KYLIÁN, ELO AND BRUCE AND MUSIC FROM THE ROLLING STONES

February 13, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS PLAY WITH FIRE FEATURING WORKS BY KYLIÁN, ELO AND BRUCE AND MUSIC FROM THE ROLLING STONES BOSTON, MA – February 13, 2012 – Boston Ballet presents Play with Fire, March 1-11, at The Boston Opera House. Play with Fire features three breakthrough works including Jorma Elo’s Sharp Side of Dark, a revival […]

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BOSTON BALLET BEGINS THE 2012 SPRING SEASON WITH SIMPLY SUBLIME

January 5, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET BEGINS THE 2012 SPRING SEASON WITH SIMPLY SUBLIME Boston Ballet Takes The Stage February – May at The Boston Opera House Presenting Four Programs Spanning The Company’s Repertoire BOSTON, MA – January 4, 2012 – Boston Ballet presents Simply Sublime, February 9-19, at The Boston Opera House to begin the 2012 spring season […]

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HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES CINDERELLA, STANTON WELCH’S MODERN TAKE ON A CLASSIC FAIRY TALE

December 9, 2011

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HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES CINDERELLA, STANTON WELCH’S MODERN TAKE ON A CLASSIC FAIRY TALE, FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 4, 2012 Production Features Spectacular Scenery and Costumes by New Zealand Designer Kristian Fredrickson HOUSTON, TEXAS – From February 23-March 4, 2012, Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s staging of Cinderella, set to Sergei Prokofiev’s classic score.  A fresh […]

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Ballet News | Dance GB – The UK’s three national dance companies create work and perform together for the first time in Summer 2012

October 24, 2011

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Dance GB – The UK‘s three national dance companies create work and perform together for the first time in Summer 2012 Tickets now on sale 19 – 23 June, Glasgow Theatre Royal 28 – 30 June, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 4 – 8 July, big top tent in grounds of Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich ‘Dancers are the athletes […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis and Friends

June 8, 2011

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Suffolk Dancer brings Royal Ballet & English National Ballet Stars to The Regent Theatre, Ipswich for the first time in almost 40 years It’s been a long time coming, but (drum roll)… Ladies, Gentleman & Children, Gary Avis treads the boards in his home town with his gala on behalf of The Hunger Project. After a […]

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