Tag Archives: Jiri Kylian

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ITS WINTER MIXED REPERTORY PROGRAM

March 5, 2016

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ITS WINTER MIXED REPERTORY PROGRAM MARCH 10 – 20   Houston Ballet Introduces Three Works Into Its Repertory: Wayne McGregor’s Dyad 1929, Jerome Robbins West Side Story Suite, and Jiří Kylián’s Wings of Wax   From March 10 – 20, 2016, Houston Ballet offers up its Winter Mixed Repertory Program which introduces […]

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Ballet News Reviews | The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015

July 13, 2015

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The Royal Ballet School Annual Performance 2015 The Royal Ballet School Royal Opera House Sunday, 12th July 2015 It’s easy to spot the dancers with the technical ability that allows them a certain freedom on stage. Their pointe shoes are silent. When dancers are nervous or uncertain, chances are they’ll keep their pointe shoes a little harder, and with that […]

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English National Ballet School is delighted to announce the patronage of HRH Princess Beatrice of York

June 3, 2015

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English National Ballet School is delighted to announce the patronage of HRH Princess Beatrice of York    The School is a world renowned specialist training centre for aspiring and highly talented young ballet dancers aged 16 to 19 based in central London. Her Royal Highness paid a private visit to the School last month. She […]

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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season

March 26, 2015

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Royal Ballet School announces Summer Season Choreographer Liam Scarlett returns to The Royal Ballet School to create new work for summer performances The School’s 2015 Summer Season at the Royal Opera House will include five performance in the Linbury Studio Theatre from 1 to 4 July and will culminate in a matinée performance on the […]

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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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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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Rolex Arts Initiative Names Seven Major Artists as Mentors

October 23, 2013

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Rolex Arts Initiative Names Seven Major Artists as Mentors   Olafur Eliasson, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Michael Ondaatje, Alexei Ratmansky, Kaija Saariaho, Jennifer Tipton and Peter Zumthor to mentor promising young artists   Venice, Italy, 23 October 2013 – The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative today announced the seven celebrated artists, working around the globe, who […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS KYLIAN + PITE

October 15, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS KYLIAN + PITE   Featuring PNB premieres of Jiri Kylian’s Forgotten Land and Crystal Pite’s Emergence, plus the return of audience favorites Petite Mort and Sechs Tänze (Six Dances)  PNB welcomes two new dancers to the company with KYLIAN + PITE.   November 8 – 17, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall […]

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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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Pacific Northwest Ballet Box Office Opens for 2013-2014 Season

July 12, 2013

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Box Office Opens for 2013-2014 Season 41st season ticket sales begin Monday, July 22 Special Offer: NO SERVICE FEES through July 31   September 2013 – June 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 41st Season to feature two world premieres including a new work by artist-in-residence […]

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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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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Daniel Roberts, Artist, West Australian Ballet

May 10, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Daniel Roberts, Artist, West Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Well class is usually at 10am at WAB so at 8am I’m usually sitting in my living room with a big coffee and looking forward to catching up on what everyone got up to on their […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2013-2014 Line-Up

April 26, 2013

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2013-2014 Line-Up PNB Box Office Opens for 41st season ticket sales on Monday, July 15 Special Offer: NO SERVICE FEES through July 31   September 2013 – June 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 41st Season to feature two world premieres including a new work […]

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LEGENDARY DANCER NICOLAS LE RICHE TO STAR ALONGSIDE TAMARA ROJO IN LE JEUNE HOMME ET LA MORT

March 6, 2013

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LEGENDARY DANCER NICOLAS LE RICHE TO STAR ALONGSIDE TAMARA ROJO IN LE JEUNE HOMME ET LA MORT  Ecstasy and Death London Coliseum 18-21 April 2013 Petite Mort by Jiří Kylián Le Jeune Homme et la Mort by Roland Petit Etudes by Harald Lander   Legendary French dancer Nicolas Le Riche, Étoile of the Paris Opera […]

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The Australian Ballet | Vanguard: the beauty in the abstract

February 6, 2013

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The Australian Ballet | Vanguard: the beauty in the abstract Key works from ballet’s game changers: Balanchine, Kylián and McGregor The Australian Ballet celebrates ground-breaking moments in ballet history with Vanguard,a triple bill of works that challenged perceptions of ballet and set thefoundations for contemporary dance. George Balanchine stretched classical technique with The Four Temperaments.     […]

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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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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season

September 24, 2012

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season  Tamara Rojo, the new Artistic Director of English National Ballet, today announced details of the company’s new season, talked about her vision for the company and introduced her new artistic team. Ecstasy and Death – 20th Century masterpieces including the company premiere of Jiř Kylián’s […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kelly Myernick, First Soloist, Houston Ballet

August 30, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kelly Myernick, First Soloist, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? I am motivated by the guilt that my husband Kyle has already been awake and at work for two hours! Why ballet? I met a surfer recently who, when I basically asked him, “why surfing?” replied, […]

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