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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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Dutch National Ballet | New Season 2014-15

February 26, 2014

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET PRESENTS THE 2014 – 2015 SEASON * World premieres by Hans van Manen, Christopher Wheeldon, David Dawson and Ernst Meisner * Dutch premieres by John Neumeier and Wayne McGregor * Revivals of Rudi van Dantzig’s Swan Lake, Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella & George Balanchine’s Jewels * International tours to China, Paris and London * […]

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DUTCH DOUBLES – SPECIAL COLLABORATIONS IN FOUR WORLD PREMIERES

January 21, 2014

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Dutch Doubles - Photographer Erwin Olaf

DUTCH DOUBLES – SPECIAL COLLABORATIONS IN FOUR WORLD PREMIERES * World premiere by Hans van Manen & Remy van Kesteren * World premiere by Jorma Elo & Viktor & Rolf * World premiere by Ton Simons & Rineke Dijkstra * World premiere by Juanjo Arqués & Krijn de Koning * 16 April to 7 May […]

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The Sarasota Ballet highlights one of America’s most influential choreographers.

October 31, 2013

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The Sarasota Ballet highlights one of America’s most influential choreographers.   Taking the stage of the Sarasota Opera House on November 22nd and 23rd, The Sarasota Ballet will honor one of the most influential ballet figures in America, George Balanchine. Credited with bringing classical ballet into the modern era and establishing the New York City […]

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BENOIS DE LA DANSE 2013: FOUR NOMINATIONS FOR THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET

April 19, 2013

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BENOIS DE LA DANSE 2013: FOUR NOMINATIONS FOR THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET * Hans van Manen nominated for Variations for two couples. * Christopher Wheeldon nominated for Cinderella. * Principal Anna Tsygankova nominated for the title role in Cinderella. * Principal Matthew Golding nominated for the role of Prince Guillaume in Cinderella. * ‘Oscar of […]

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Northern Ballet focuses spotlight on emerging and established international talent

April 15, 2013

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Northern Ballet focuses spotlight on emerging and established international talent Northern Ballet returns home in June with a showcase of outstanding emerging and established international choreography. The Company will perform a mixed programme at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in its award-winning headquarters in Leeds from Wednesday 5 to Sunday 9 June.   Following […]

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING

February 12, 2013

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The Rite of Spring. Charles-Louis Yoshiyama. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

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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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET | 2012 AUTUMN SEASON at SADLER’S WELLS

September 24, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET | 2012 AUTUMN SEASON at SADLER’S WELLS   THE COMPANY PERFORM TWO TRIPLE BILLS THE SEASON HIGHLIGHTS THE WORK OF ASHTON, BINTLEY, LANG, LAYTON and VAN MANEN Performances: OPPOSITES ATTRACT (Take Five / Lyric Pieces / Grosse Fuge) Tue 23 Oct at 7.30pm & Wed 24 Oct at 2pm and 7.30pm Autumn […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Igone De Jongh, Principal, Het Nationale Ballet

September 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Igone De Jongh, Principal, Het Nationale Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me in the morning is my 2 year old son! He usually wakes up at around 8 am and then we have breakfast all together with my husband and then the nanny […]

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Scottish Ballet | AUTUMN SEASON 2012

August 20, 2012

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Scottish Ballet | AUTUMN SEASON 2012 From a glowing installation by Glasgow award winning artist to the erotic charged passions of a fiery tango, Scottish Ballet presents its first triple bill season under the Artistic Directorship of Christopher Hampson. Run For It Choreography Martin Lawrance / Music John Adams 5 Tangos Choreography Hans van Manen […]

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San Francisco Ballet casting at Stern Grove

July 21, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet casting at Stern Grove Casting for the Sunday, July 29, 2pm performance at Stern Grove is as follows : SCOTCH SYMPHONY Choreographer: George Balanchine Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Conductor: Martin West Yuan Yuan Tan, Davit Karapteyan Nicole Ciapponi INTERMISSION SPINAE Choreographer: Myles Thatcher Composers: Phil Kline and Mary Ellen Childs Lacey Escabar, Lauren Parrott, […]

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The Autumn 2012 Season at Sadlers Wells

May 17, 2012

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The Autumn 2012 Season at Sadlers Wells Thin pickings at Sadlers Wells if it’s classical ballet you’re looking for – this Autumn season sees just two ballet companies visiting the theatre. In September, San Francisco Ballet present three mixed bills : Symphonic Dances by Edwaard Liang, Divertimento No 15 by George Balanchine and Christopher Wheeldon’s […]

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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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HORSES TAKE TO THE STAGE AT SADLER’S WELLS

October 26, 2010

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Press Release   Date of issue: 26 October 2010 HORSES TAKE TO THE STAGE AT SADLER’S WELLS   PET SHOP BOYS JOIN FORCES WITH BALLET STAR IVAN PUTROV   World-renowned rider, director and stage designer, Bartabas and his company Zingaro come to London for the first time to appear at Sadler’s Wells in an Equestrian […]

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