Tag Archives: Dances at a Gathering

CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES SUBSCRIPTION SERIES FOR 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

March 23, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES SUBSCRIPTION SERIES FOR 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON RALEIGH, NC —  During the upcoming 2012-2013 season Carolina Ballet, the Triangle area’s professional ballet company, will celebrate yet another milestone, its 15th  anniversary. The season could be subtitled “The Best of…” as it will highlight works of artistic director Robert Weiss, principal guest choreographer Lynne […]

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American Ballet Theatre’s Ethan Stiefel to retire

January 23, 2012

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ballet dancer in very high split jump

ETHAN STIEFEL TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Ethan Stiefel, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 1997, will retire from the Company at the conclusion of the 2012 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  Stiefel will give his farewell […]

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Inside the Land of Ballet : Where snowflakes dance and swear

September 26, 2011

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Where snowflakes dance and swear – inside the Land of Ballet Yes, you read that correctly : ‘the Land of Ballet.’ Well, I have news. Professional ballet does not take place on some distant planet; ballet is an integrated part of our culture worldwide, so the title is misleading. The sleeve note says that the author “has had […]

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s season 2011/2012

April 18, 2011

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THE HAMBURG BALLET’s season 2011/2012 Choreographic creativity is the recurring theme of THE HAMBURG BALLET’s season 2011/2012. With Liliom, a world premiere both in choreography and music, John Neumeier creates a “ballet legend“, based on Ferenc Molnár’s play of the same title. The score was commissioned by THE HAMBURG BALLET and the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Michel […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Shelby Elsbree, corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet

December 23, 2010

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'Aurora's Friends' in Christopher Wheeldon's Sleeping Beauty

Cupcakes & Conversation with Shelby Elsbree, corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? A nice big bowl of Oatmeal served with homemade apple compote, a drizzle of maple syrup and a latté. Why ballet? I gave it a try, and fell in love with the art form, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ashley Bouder, Principal, New York City Ballet

September 29, 2010

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dancer in jete on stage

     Cupcakes & Conversation with Ashley Bouder, Principal, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? The idea of starting a new week fresh and feeling rested. Also, my dog Scout needs to go out to the bathroom. Why ballet ? Why not? It is my passion. I […]

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