Tag Archives: James Whiteside

VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL CELEBRATES DAMIAN WOETZEL’S 10th ANNIVERSARY AND ANNOUNCES 28th SEASON

February 18, 2016

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VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL CELEBRATES DAMIAN WOETZEL’S 10th ANNIVERSARY AND ANNOUNCES 28th SEASON JULY 30-AUGUST 13 The Festival Welcomes American Ballet Theatre Ballerina Isabella Boylston as Artist-in-Residence and Company-in-Residence Philadelphia’s BalletX The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2016 season (July 30- August 13) and celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its Artistic Director, former New […]

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ABT BALLET STARS BOYLSTON AND WHITESIDE IN GAINESVILLE BALLET NUTCRACKER

October 6, 2015

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ABT BALLET STARS BOYLSTON AND WHITESIDE IN GAINESVILLE BALLET NUTCRACKER   Gainesville Ballet is excited to announce two performances of The Nutcracker on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2 PM and 7 PM. The full-length ballet features ballet superstars, international guest dancers, the professional dancers of Gainesville Ballet Company, and the students of Gainesville Ballet […]

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JAMES WHITESIDE PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH ABT

October 3, 2013

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JAMES WHITESIDE PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH ABT

JAMES WHITESIDE PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH ABT James Whiteside has been promoted to Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  The promotion is effective October 30, 2013. Born in Fairfield, Connecticut, James Whiteside began his training at age nine at the D’Valda & Sirico Dance and […]

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Boston Ballet Company head to London

July 3, 2013

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Boston Ballet Company head to London As Boston Ballet head into town for a hotly anticipated week of performances, here’s a round-up of my interviews with their dancers across the ranks, for Ballet News. Cupcakes & Conversation with Erica Cornejo, Principal, Boston Ballet Cupcakes & Conversation with John Lam, Soloist, Boston Ballet Cupcakes & Conversation with Sylvia […]

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American Ballet Theatre | Nutcracker casting

December 1, 2012

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American Ballet Theatre | Nutcracker casting PRINCIPAL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR ABT’S THE NUTCRACKER AT BAM HOWARD GILMAN OPERA HOUSE DECEMBER 7-16, 2012 Xiomara Reyes and Eric Tamm to Lead Opening Night Cast11/19/2012 – Xiomara Reyes and Eric Tamm will lead the opening night cast of American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera […]

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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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Ballet Business | How to be a media-savvy ballet dancer or student

February 20, 2012

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Ballet Business | How to work with the media In an earlier feature, How to get into ballet, I outlined the early stages of a ballet career and some of the pitfalls you might want to watch out for. As part & parcel of your professional ballet career – a visual art form – photographs of you could (and hopefully, will) end up in the media – here on Ballet […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS ARCHITECTURE OF DANCE DEMONSTRATION AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

October 5, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS ARCHITECTURE OF DANCE DEMONSTRATION AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS NEW HARVARD DANCE PROGRAM DIRECTOR JILL JOHNSON MODERATES WHAT: Boston Ballet presents Architecture of Dance, a demonstration at the Museum of Fine Arts on Monday, October 10 at 11:00am and 1:00pm. Newly appointed Harvard Dance Program Director Jill Johnson will moderate the […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS A SPARKLING NIGHT OF STARSTO LAUNCH THE 2011-2012 SEASON AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE

September 30, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS A SPARKLING NIGHT OF STARSTO LAUNCH THE 2011-2012 SEASON AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE   PERFORMANCE FEATURES THE FULL COMPANY AND GUEST ARTIST JENNIFER DEPALO OF MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY BOSTON, MA – September 29, 2011– Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today programming and casting for Boston Ballet’s sixth annual […]

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BOSTON BALLET LAUNCHES DESIGN IN MOTION IN COLLABORATION WITH SCHOOL OF FASHION DESIGN

September 27, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET LAUNCHES DESIGN IN MOTION IN COLLABORATION WITH SCHOOL OF FASHION DESIGN STUDENT DESIGNERS CREATE BALLET-INSPIRED COUTURE WINNER RECEIVES INTERNSHIP WITH BOSTON BALLET COSTUME SHOP BOSTON, MA – September 26, 2011 – Boston Ballet announced today Design in Motion, a project in collaboration with the School of Fashion Design in Boston, to foster young […]

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Ballet News | Your backstage pass into ballet – on the beach !

July 20, 2011

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Ballet News | Cupcakes and Conversation Volume 2 is published Ladies, Gentlemen and Children…. As you gleefully pack your trunks for the holidays, Ballet News has just published the second volume of the famous ‘Cupcakes & Conversation with…’ series of interviews with professional ballet dancers.  It’s perfect for your holidays because you bought a Kindle […]

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Ballet NEWS | Boston Ballet & the Mayor’s office present two ballet performances

February 16, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET AND THE MAYOR’S OFFICE PRESENT TWO COMMUNITY PERFORMANCES AT THE STRAND THEATRE Boston Public Schools Students and General Public Invited to See Boston Ballet, BBII, and Boston Ballet School Students Perform Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events, and Boston Public Schools, […]

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Boston Ballet : Champagne & Sugar Plums – it’s The Nutcracker ballet

December 14, 2010

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*****MEDIA ALERT*****   BOSTON BALLET’S NUTCRACKER NEW YEAR’S EVE CHAMPAGNE CELEBRATION PERFORMANCE – A MUST-SEE EVENT TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR WHAT: This New Year’s Eve, Boston Ballet hosts a spectacular champagne celebration performance of The Nutcracker at The Boston Opera House. Join Boston Ballet for a one-of-a-kind performance of The Nutcracker filled with […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with James Whiteside, Principal, Boston Ballet

December 3, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with James Whiteside, Principal, Boston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Coffee and a competitive edge. Who would you most like to dance with & what would you dance ? In Boston Ballet, I love dancing with Lia Cirio and Misa Kuranaga but I would love to do Balanchine’s Ballo Della Regina with Merrill […]

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