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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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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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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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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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The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition

February 26, 2013

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Royal Ballet Artist Anna Rose O’Sullivan models acclaimed ballerina Nadia Nerina’s Fireworks costume. This costume from an unknown Kenneth MacMillan work (designed by Nicholas Georgiadis) will be displayed for the first time in a new retrospective exhibition at the Royal Opera House. Nadia Nerina: Principal Ballerina with The Royal Ballet 1947-1966 opens on 22 March and runs until August. Free admission.

The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition Acclaimed ballerina and pioneer of ballet on television celebrated in a retrospective exhibition: Nadia Nerina, Principal Ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet from 1947-1966 Royal Opera House, 22 March – 17 August 2013 Generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation  Nadia Nerina was a pioneer in the world […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Sarah Lamb on the ballet Onegin

January 15, 2013

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The Royal Ballet’s Sarah Lamb on the ballet Onegin The Royal Ballet open John Cranko’s 1965 ballet Onegin on Saturday 19th January (until Friday 8th February). In this video,  principal dancer Sarah Lamb, who is scheduled to dance on 2nd and 8th February, talks about the role and what it means to her. Tickets are avialable and can be booked […]

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Royal Academy of Dance Awards Day: an International Celebration for Student Graduation

August 16, 2012

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(L-R) Kerry Rubie, Dr Anne Hogan, Mayor of Wandsworth, Julia Farron OBE, Luke Rittner. Photo: Tempest Photography

Royal Academy of Dance Awards Day: an International Celebration for Student Graduation The annual Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 11 July at St Mary’s Church, Battersea on the banks of the river Thames. The graduation was an international celebration with over 179 students and guests travelling from 32 countries […]

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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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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MID-SCALE TOUR 2012

April 6, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MID-SCALE TOUR 2012   COMPANY AND ROYAL BALLET SINFONIA SPLIT IN HALF TO PERFORM IN MID-SCALE VENUES ACROSS THE UK   Birmingham Royal Ballet continues with its policy of presenting its diverse repertory to the widest possible audience into 2012.  From May 8 – 16, the Company will once again split into […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Burnise Silvius, Principal dancer, The South African Ballet Theatre

April 5, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Burnise Silvius, Principal dancer, The South African Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I love being active, it’s become a way of life. I look forward to getting into class, especially after a two-day break. It is wonderful to get back into the studio and […]

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Myriam Simon, Principal Dancer, Stuttgart Ballet

March 22, 2012

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Myriam Simon, Principal Dancer, Stuttgart Ballet What motivates you at 8 am on a Monday Morning? At first it is only the perspective of a big cup of coffee that gets me out of bed. But right after that comes the awareness that going “to work” for me is doing what […]

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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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The Australian Ballet’s Onegin

February 9, 2012

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The Australian Ballet’s Onegin   For immediate release Thursday 9 February 2012 Onegin: Desire V Duty A tragic Russian drama of deadly duels and unrequited love The audience favourite Onegin makes a triumphant return to the stage in 2012, interpreted by a new     generation of stars. Since its 1976 debut, this tragic love story […]

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Ballet News | Prix de Lausanne Gala

February 6, 2012

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Ballet News | Prix de Lausanne Gala in pictures To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Prix de Lausanne organised a Gala performance on Sunday, February 5th, 2012, at 5 pm, with 25 artists, most of them prize winners. The programme consisted of : Aki Saito · Wim Vanlessen Sonate nº 5 · Choreography Maurice Béjart Music […]

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Hamburg Ballet’s director John Neumeier celebrates 70th birthday

January 17, 2012

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Hamburg Ballet’s director John Neumeier celebrates 70th birthday John Neumeier celebrates his 70th birthday // In 2013 Hamburg’s ballet director looks back at 40 years as head of THE HAMBURG BALLET   On February 24th, John Neumeier celebrates his 70th birthday. The director of THE HAMBURG BALLET was born in Milwaukee/Wisconsin (USA) in 1942. He […]

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Daisy Long, Corps de Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet

December 30, 2011

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Daisy Long, Corps de Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? I’m usually a morning person and always wake up 2 hours before class. What really motivates me are the rehearsals I have later on in the day: it’s working on ballets in the studio and […]

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