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San Francisco Ballet Company Roster Update

April 19, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet Company Roster Update San Francisco Ballet has announced the promotion of Elizabeth Powell to corps de ballet member, effective immediately. Hailing from Boston, Powell joined the SF Ballet School during the 2007 Summer Session and participated in the 2010-11 Trainee Program. She began her professional career in 2011 as an apprentice with […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Seth Orza, Principal, Pacific Northwest Ballet

January 26, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Seth Orza, Principal, Pacific Northwest Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?  I think about what can be accomplished for the week ahead: If not in ballet, then in my life at home. Why ballet ? My parents were both ballet dancers so I grew up in […]

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Cuban Ballet : Octavia Roca – reviewed

October 26, 2010

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I recently highlighted a new book based on the influence of the Cuban Ballet by Octavia Roca. Roca was born in Havana & is a former music & dance critic for The Washington Times, The Washington Post, The Miami Herald and the Miami New Times, and The San Francisco Chronicle.  Roca studied at Emory and Georgetown Universities and […]

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