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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season

April 16, 2015

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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season Four World Premieres headline The Royal Ballet’s 2015/16 season announcement. They are : a new production of Carmen by Carlos Acosta (though this is a one act ballet programmed alongside Liam Scarlett’s Viscera, Jerome Robbin’s Afternoon of a Faun and George Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky pas de deux), Liam Scarlett’s first full […]

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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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Stars line the red carpet for the opening night of Birmingham Royal Ballet at the London Coliseum

March 20, 2015

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Guest, Director David Bintley, Elaine Paige, Soloist Maureya Lebowitz and Principal Dancer Joseph Caley

Stars line the red carpet for the opening night of Birmingham Royal Ballet at the London Coliseum IN THE COMPANY’S 25TH YEAR AND DAVID BINTLEY’S 20TH YEAR AS DIRECTOR   SERENADE/CARMINA BURANA Thursday 19 – Saturday 21 March 2015 London Coliseum Saint Martin’s Lane, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4ES Box Office: 020 7845 9300 or via the […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-2016 SEASON

March 3, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-2016 SEASON INCLUDES THREE FULL LENGTH MASTERPIECES, TWO WORLD PREMIERES, AND THE RETURN OF SWAN LAKE FIRST NORTH AMERICAN COMPANY TO PERFORM MAHLER’S THIRD SYMPHONY BY JOHN NEUMEIER BOSTON, MA – Boston Ballet announces the programming for the 2015-2016 season at the Boston Opera House. The 52nd season launches with the emotionally […]

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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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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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CAROLINA BALLET OPENS ITS SPRING SEASON WITH A PROGRAM DEDICATED TO GEORGE BALANCHINE

January 15, 2015

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CAROLINA BALLET OPENS ITS SPRING SEASON WITH A PROGRAM DEDICATED TO GEORGE BALANCHINE Featuring The Four Temperaments     RALEIGH, NC —- All who are familiar with classical ballet “American style” know that George Balanchine, the founder and artistic director of New York City Ballet in 1948, is considered to be the greatest choreographer of […]

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Queensland Ballet announces American dancer Shane Wuerthner joins the Company as a Soloist

August 11, 2014

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Queensland Ballet announces American dancer Shane Wuerthner joins the Company as a Soloist Born in San Francisco, Shane has danced with Vienna State Opera Ballet and San Francisco Ballet. His diverse repertoire includes principal roles in the major classics and in works by George Balanchine, John Cranko, Jorma Elo, Jiří Kylián, John Neumeier, Twyla Tharp, and Renato […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sonia Rodriguez, Principal, The National Ballet of Canada

May 8, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sonia Rodriguez, Principal, The National Ballet of Canada  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? The challenge of pushing myself and discovering new things. I love the time in the studio where I get to develop a role or a get to discover a new way of moving. […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2014 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

February 7, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S 2014 SPRING SEASON at BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   A triple bill of witty classics, Three of a Kind The UK premiere performances of David Bintley’s The Prince of the Pagodas   Venue and booking information: Birmingham Hippodrome: Tickets: 0844 338 5000   Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to return to the Birmingham Hippodrome […]

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY

February 1, 2014

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY The directorate of de Theaterschool of the Amsterdam School of the Arts has appointed Jean-Yves Esquerre to become the new artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy from 3 March 2014. Jan Zoet, director de Theaterschool: “I am proud that, together with […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet announces 2014 line up

October 15, 2013

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Royal New Zealand Ballet announces 2014 line up 61 performances in New Zealand and a four centre US tour The Royal New Zealand Ballet today announced the company’s 2014 season, opening in January with performances in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis and New York. Following the US tour, the RNZB will present three New Zealand […]

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The Norwegian National Ballet | New management, new ballet season in Oslo

September 26, 2013

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The Norwegian National Ballet | New management, new ballet season in Oslo A new Firebird by Liam Scarlett, Jo Strømgren directing and choreographing Orpheus and Eurydice, and A Swan Lake by Alexander Ekman: With her first season programme, ballet director Ingrid Lorentzen is staking out a new course for The Norwegian National Ballet. In 2012, […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO OPEN 16TH SEASON WITH AN EVENING OF BALLETS BY GEORGE BALANCHINE

September 13, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET TO OPEN 16TH SEASON WITH AN EVENING OF BALLETS BY GEORGE BALANCHINE Groundbreaking Rubies to Highlight Program RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet opens its 16th season October 10, 2013 with a program of ballets by George Balanchine, arguably the greatest choreographer of the 20th century and founding artistic director of New York City […]

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Diablo Ballet Announces 20th Anniversary Season with Premieres, a Celebration, and newly appointed Resident Choreographer

August 2, 2013

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From left to right David Fonnegra, Jennifer Dille, Mayo Sugano, Robert Dekkers, Rosselyn Ramirez, Edward Stegge. Photo Credit: Aris Bernales

Diablo Ballet Announces 20th Anniversary Season with Premieres, a Celebration, and newly appointed Resident Choreographer  2013-2014 Program Line-up to Include Diablo Ballet Premieres by Vicente Nebrada, Mário Radačovský, Val Caniparoli, Christopher Stowell and the Sweetheart Pas de Deux from Billy the Kid.  Season also celebrates the appointment of Resident Choreographer, Robert Dekkers   Diablo Ballet has […]

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The George Balanchine Foundation’s The Balanchine Essays released for on-line sales

July 10, 2013

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The George Balanchine Foundation’s The Balanchine Essays released for on-line sales Toward the latter part of his life, George Balanchine talked about creating a “dictionary” of his technique, a visual reference for students of the ballet. The George Balanchine Foundation has helped to fulfill his wish by producing The Balanchine Essays. These Essays provide over […]

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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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BOSTON BALLET LONDON TOUR, JULY 2013

June 4, 2013

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BOSTON BALLET LONDON TOUR, JULY 2013   Company Debuts 50th Anniversary Performances At The London Coliseum Accompanied by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the Company will visit London, 3 – 7 July 2013 for only six performances at the London Coliseum. The date marks the return of Boston Ballet […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet

May 15, 2013

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Madeliene Eastoe Ty King Wall in Halcyon 2011 Photo by Jeff Busby

Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Absolutely nothing! I get up at 8.30am….Not a morning person! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? Insanity, and a certain level […]

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