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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents its 2014-2015 Season Encore Performance

April 21, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents its 2014-2015 Season Encore Performance   Performance to include works by Balanchine, Duato, Forsythe and more! Featuring the PNB Orchestra.   ONE NIGHT ONLY! Sunday, June 7, 2015 – 6:30 pm Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   SEATTLE, WA – The curtain comes down […]

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET BRINGS BACK CROWN JEWEL

January 29, 2015

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET BRINGS BACK CROWN JEWEL BY GEORGE BALANCHINE * Glittering ballet triptych by master choreographer George Balanchine * ten performances in Amsterdam, The Hague and Utrecht * 12 to 26 February 2015 Jewels is the glittering ballet triptych by the great Russian-American master choreographer George Balanchine (1904-1983). In the high-spirited Jewels, Balanchine combines […]

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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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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS ITS 2012-2013 Season Encore Performance

May 11, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS ITS 2012-2013 Season Encore Performance Performance to include works by George Balanchine, Kent Stowell, Ulysses Dove, and more!   ONE NIGHT ONLY! Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 6:30 pm Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   SEATTLE, WA – Encore! Encore! Pacific Northwest Ballet celebrates […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Director’s Choice

May 8, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Director’s Choice A Tribute to George Balanchine Featuring Agon, Diamonds, and a World Premiere by Christopher Wheeldon   May 31-June 9, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   7:30 pm on May 31, June 1, 6, 7 and 8 Matinees on June 1 at […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Director’s Choice

March 16, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Director’s Choice                           Featuring two works by GEORGE BALANCHINE   And a world premiere by CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON   May 31-June 9, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   7:30 pm on May […]

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Ballet Backstage | Northern Ballet’s launch of The Great Gatsby part 2

February 21, 2013

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Ballet Backstage | Northern Ballet’s launch of The Great Gatsby part 2 Last night I published part one of the London launch of Northern Ballet’s preview of The Great Gatsby, coming your way in March. Today I want to highlight the dancer/actors of the company and these photographs showcase the drama, seduction and danger of the […]

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Ballet Backstage | Northern Ballet launches The Great Gatsby

February 20, 2013

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Martha Leebolt and Tobias Batley. Photograph Cheryl Angear

Northern Ballet launches The Great Gatsby with London preview There were diamonds on the tables, feathers in the air and a buzz in the crowd for the London launch of Northern Ballet’s new work, The Great Gatsby, which premieres in Leeds on Saturday 2nd March 2013. We were treated to three scenes from the ballet, […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet receives NEA grant to support DIRECTOR’S CHOICE

November 29, 2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet receives NEA grant to support DIRECTOR’S CHOICE   Grant one of 832 Art Works grants totaling $23.3 million in funding nationwide   SEATTLE, WA — National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced yesterday that Pacific Northwest Ballet is one of 832 non-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 40th Anniversary Line-Up

July 20, 2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 40th Anniversary Line-Up Special Early-Bird Sale: NO SERVICE FEES thru August 10th   September 2012 – June 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 40th Season to feature six world premieres including works by Mark Morris and Christopher Wheeldon; Other highlights include the return of audience-favorites Cinderella, […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Diamond Gala

June 6, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | Diamond Gala $1.3 Million Fundraiser on June 20, 2012 Two World Premieres June 5, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada’s Diamond Gala, the finale of the 60th anniversary season, is on June 20, 2012 at 6:30 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. One of Toronto’s […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON

May 23, 2012

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THREE MUSIC FESTIVALS – STRAVINSKY, TSCHAIKOVSKY, AND AMERICAN MUSIC WORLD PREMIERE BALLETS BY PETER MARTINS, JUSTIN PECK AND CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON AND ORIGINAL SCORES BY MARC-ANDRÉ DALBAVIE AND SUFJAN STEVENS Twenty-One Weeks of Performances to Feature 65 Ballets and Scores by 44 Composers Four-Week Fall Season to […]

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Ballet News does Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2012

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Ballet Valentine’s Day Last year for Valentine’s Day I published an exclusive on-location photoshoot with Daria Klimentova and Vadim Muntagirov. This year’s treats are more material – on this day of gift-giving – a gorgeous collection of things that seem to hit the perfect note for Valentine’s Day without being mushy or quaint. Probably the first, […]

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Mariinsky Ballet | Jewels DVD

October 25, 2011

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Mariinsky Ballet | Jewels DVD Having just spent an hour and a half immersed in utterly, thoroughly enchanting gorgeousness, I have one thing to say : you just can’t be without this DVD recording of the Mariinsky’s Jewels by George Balanchine. The Mariinsky Orchestra handle the music by Fauré, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky magnificently. The Mariinsky […]

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Ballet fashion | What to wear to the ballet ?

October 6, 2011

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Ballet News | What to wear to the ballet ? So, you’re excited – you’ve got tickets to a wonderful ballet and a spare afternoon leading up to it – how do you spend it and what do you wear ?  Never fear – Ballet News is here! I’ve trampled the pavements so you don’t have to. One of […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRESENTS 2011 FALL PERFORMANCES

August 5, 2011

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            NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRESENTS 2011 FALL PERFORMANCES SEPTEMBER 13 – OCTOBER 9   Sir Paul McCartney’s Ocean’s Kingdom to Premiere at NYCB’s Fall Gala on Thursday, September 22   Principal Dancer Charles Askegard to Give Farewell Performance on Sunday, October 9 New York City Ballet will open its […]

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PRINCIPAL DANCER LARISSA PONOMARENKO APPOINTED BALLET MASTER WITH BOSTON BALLET

May 23, 2011

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PRINCIPAL DANCER LARISSA PONOMARENKO APPOINTED BALLET MASTER WITH BOSTON BALLET AFTER 18 ILLUSTRIOUS YEARS ON STAGE WITH THE COMPANY BOSTON, MA – May 19, 2011 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today that principal dancer Larissa Ponomarenko has been appointed Ballet Master for Boston Ballet. She has decided to retire from the stage […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Jeffrey Stanton Announces Retirement

November 25, 2010

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Jeffrey Stanton Announces Retirement Final Performances During 2010-2011 Season Seattle, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal and principal dancer Jeffrey Stanton have announced that Mr. Stanton will be retiring at the end of the 2010-2011 season, following a 23-year career, 17 years of which were spent with […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet in Jewels

June 10, 2009

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Yohei Sasaki, Johannes Stepanek, Bennet Gartside in Rubies as part of Jewels – photo Johan Persson Three different stones – Three different phases of life – Three different composers Put them together and what have you got ? An abstract ballet choreographed by George Balanchine in 1967, themed with Emeralds, Rubies & Diamonds, and called, […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Royal Ballet Jewels Masterclass

May 20, 2009

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Tonight’s Royal Ballet Masterclass was, as always, an absolute treat. It never ceases to amaze me how generous the dancers are with their time – something picked up tonight by Rozzie Metherell, the Insight Programme Manager, who thanked both the dancers for their time and for the indefatigable way in which they always step up […]

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