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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet

May 15, 2014

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet The expert, professional ballet dancers you see on stage today have been through rigorous, deliberate and repetitive training to become elite athletes. They keyword here is expert. ‘Expertise’ is defined in a study (1) as “the result of intense practice for a minimum of ten years.” Any sort of practice won’t do, either. The study […]

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Ballet News Previews | Sylvie Guillem – Force of Nature

October 8, 2013

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in ‘Bye’ part of her 6,000 Miles Away dance show at Sadler’s Wells Theatre. Sylvie Guillem - (C) BBC - Photographer: n/a

Ballet News Previews | Sylvie Guillem – Force of Nature Sylvie Guillem – Force of Nature highlights Guillem straightforwardly. With exclusive access over several months, The Culture Show sent their presenter (Clemency-Burton Hill) to Guillem’s home in the Swiss mountains, to Senegal where Guillem is involved with an environmental group, and to Sadlers Wells in London […]

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Alina’s Gala | Ballet News auctions Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes

May 13, 2013

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Alina Cojocaru's pointe shoes signed by Alina and dancers from her Gala Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Alina’s Gala | Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes auctioned for her charity, Hospices of Hope Only Alina Cojocaru could open her Gala with the Rose Adage from The Sleeping Beauty. The music alone sends shivers of fear into the most professional of professional ballet dancers : not Cojocaru. Her supreme technicality aided by wonderfully smooth partnering from […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS RUDOLF NUREYEV’S VIBRANT MASTERPIECE DON QUIXOTE

April 4, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS RUDOLF NUREYEV’S VIBRANT MASTERPIECE DON QUIXOTE   Boston Ballet’s Spring Season of Dance Continues at The Boston Opera House   BOSTON, MA – April 4, 2012 – Boston Ballet presents Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote, April 26 – May 6, at The Boston Opera House, continuing the 2012 spring season of dance. The […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Isabelle Ciaravola, Étoile, Opéra National de Paris

January 16, 2011

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  Cupcakes & Conversation with Isabelle Ciaravola, Étoile, Opéra National de Paris   What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?  A good coffee as every day hahhahahahaa !!! First, I have to wake up slowl, listen to some nice music, drink an espresso and a fresh red orange juice… a hot bath … […]

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Boston Ballet – World Premiere – La Bayadere

September 30, 2010

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS A WORLD PREMIERE OF THE CLASSICAL MASTERPIECE LA BAYADÈRE WITH LAVISH SETS AND NEW COSTUMES BOSTON, MA – September 30, 2010 – Boston Ballet unveils a world premiere production of the classical masterpiece La Bayadère November 4-14 at The Boston Opera House. The production is choreographed by Florence Clerc, former étoile with […]

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