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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15

March 31, 2014

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15 The Royal Ballet 2014/15 season has three world premieres (with only one likely to be classical)  including a new full length ballet by Wayne McGregor, a new one act ballet from Liam Scarlett in November alongside Kim Brandstrup’s Ceremony of Innocence, and one by Hofesh Shechter. Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote returns […]

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season

March 13, 2013

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season Today saw the launch of Artistic Director Kevin O’Hare’s second season at The Royal Ballet, and he was characteristically understated but also quietly confident that as his first season is going very well – the company is selling almost all of the tickets it offers – and is excited about the new season. Has […]

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Vaslav Nijinsky

February 14, 2013

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Vaslav Nijinsky Russian Ballet Icons Gala and Dinner 2013   Grand annual gala to celebrate the life and work of the legendary dancer   The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2013, a grand gala evening dedicated to Vaslav Nijinsky will be held on the 10th March 2013 on the stage […]

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Artistic Director Karen Kain Unveils The National Ballet of Canada’s 2013/14 Season

February 12, 2013

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Artistic Director Karen Kain Unveils The National Ballet of Canada’s 2013/14 Season Innovation: Three World Premieres by Canadian Choreographers Canadian Premiere of Spectre de la Rose by Marco Goecke First-Ever Tour to Saratoga Springs, NY Swan Lake, Onegin February 12, 2013… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the 2013/14 […]

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BALLET PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET BY HENRY LEUTWYLER

November 21, 2012

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Ballet PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET BY HENRY LEUTWYLER 488-Page Hardcover Book Features Nearly 300 Photographs New York City’s Foley Gallery to Exhibit Photographs from Ballet November 28, 2012 through January 6, 2013 Ballet, Photographs of the New York City Ballet, is a book by Henry Leutwyler that is the culmination of four years […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

October 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? All the roles I would love to have the opportunity to perform one day…are one of the few things that can persuade me to get up at 8am. Regrettably, I am not a morning person. […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET CELEBRATES ITS 40th ANNIVERSARY!

August 19, 2012

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET CELEBRATES ITS 40th ANNIVERSARY!                         EVENING GALA, “THE DREAM CONTINUES,” KICKS OFF THE SEASON WITH SPECIAL ADDED FEATURE OF “CIRCUS POLKA” ON OPENING NIGHT.   PERFORMANCES DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF DESIGNER MARTIN PAKLEDINAZ.   September 21-30, 2012 Marion Oliver McCaw […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRESENTS 2012 FALL PERFORMANCES SEPTEMBER 18 – OCTOBER 14

August 10, 2012

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRESENTS 2012 FALL PERFORMANCES SEPTEMBER 18 – OCTOBER 14   Four-Week Fall Season to Open With Stravinsky/Balanchine: The Collaboration NYCB’s First-Ever All Stravinsky/All Balanchine Festival One-Time-Only Fall Gala Performance on September 20 To Celebrate Legendary Fashion Designer Valentino Garavani New Work by Justin Peck to a Score by Sufjan Stevens to […]

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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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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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New York City Ballet pre-performance special programs

May 9, 2012

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New York City Ballet pre-performance special programs for both children and adults taking place from Saturday May 12-Saturday, May 19. SATURDAY, MAY 12, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM BALLET FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: AN EXPLORATION OF CHOREOGRAPHY NYCB Principal Dancers Sterling Hyltin and Robert Fairchild lead this onstage interactive demonstration about choreography especially designed for family audiences. […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 40th Anniversary Line-Up

April 20, 2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 40th Anniversary Line-Up PNB Box Office Opens for 2012-2013 ticket sales on Monday, July 23 Special One-Week Offer: NO SERVICE FEES July 23 – 29! (Nutcracker tickets on sale May 1)   September 2012 – June 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 40th Season to […]

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SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON

April 10, 2012

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SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON   HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THE U.S. PREMIERE OF WHEELDON’S CINDERELLA, NEUMEIER’S NIJINSKY BY VISITING COMPANY HAMBURG BALLET, THE SF BALLET PREMIERE OF LIFAR’S SUITE EN BLANC, PLUS WORLD PREMIERES BY MCGREGOR, POSSOKHOV & RATMANSKY   SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, April 10, 2012—San Francisco Ballet, the oldest professional ballet company in […]

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Miami City Ballet announces the appointment of Lourdes Lopez as its new Artistic Director

April 3, 2012

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Miami City Ballet  announces the appointment of  Lourdes Lopez as its new Artistic Director April 03, 2012 Miami Beach, FL (Apr. 3, 2012):  Miami City Ballet, Florida’s internationally acclaimed company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lourdes Lopez as its new Artistic Director.  Ms. Lopez begins her tenure on May 1, 2013. She comes […]

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES SUBSCRIPTION SERIES FOR 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

March 23, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES SUBSCRIPTION SERIES FOR 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON RALEIGH, NC —  During the upcoming 2012-2013 season Carolina Ballet, the Triangle area’s professional ballet company, will celebrate yet another milestone, its 15th  anniversary. The season could be subtitled “The Best of…” as it will highlight works of artistic director Robert Weiss, principal guest choreographer Lynne […]

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San Francisco Ballet Update

March 3, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet Update March 2012   The Little Mermaid Receives Prestigious TV and Film Award Nomination SF Ballet’s filmed production of Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid has received a nomination for the “Best in Arts Documentary and Performing Arts” award from the Rose d’Or Global Entertainment Television Festival. Entertainment programs from around the world are […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS PLAY WITH FIRE FEATURING WORKS BY KYLIÁN, ELO AND BRUCE AND MUSIC FROM THE ROLLING STONES

February 13, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS PLAY WITH FIRE FEATURING WORKS BY KYLIÁN, ELO AND BRUCE AND MUSIC FROM THE ROLLING STONES BOSTON, MA – February 13, 2012 – Boston Ballet presents Play with Fire, March 1-11, at The Boston Opera House. Play with Fire features three breakthrough works including Jorma Elo’s Sharp Side of Dark, a revival […]

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Ballet San Jose | Season of Premieres

February 2, 2012

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Ballet San Jose | Season of Premieres Ballet San Jose opens the 2012 “Season of Premieres” with two Company premieres, and a revival from 2002, March 2nd at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. PROGRAM ONE slated for March 2-4 opens with the premiere of the iconic classical ballet Paquita (after Marius Petipa’s 1881 […]

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American Ballet Theatre’s Ethan Stiefel to retire

January 23, 2012

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ETHAN STIEFEL TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Ethan Stiefel, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 1997, will retire from the Company at the conclusion of the 2012 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  Stiefel will give his farewell […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2012 SEASON

January 10, 2012

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2012 SEASON Since my article on the backstage problems at Ballet San Jose, their press office has stopped sending me press releases.  Nevertheless, I am reliably kept up to date on developments, and here is the latest company announcement. The dancers have been laid-off since December 24th 2011, cautious about making any plans to […]

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