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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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DUTCH DOUBLES – SPECIAL COLLABORATIONS IN FOUR WORLD PREMIERES

January 21, 2014

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DUTCH DOUBLES – SPECIAL COLLABORATIONS IN FOUR WORLD PREMIERES * World premiere by Hans van Manen & Remy van Kesteren * World premiere by Jorma Elo & Viktor & Rolf * World premiere by Ton Simons & Rineke Dijkstra * World premiere by Juanjo Arqués & Krijn de Koning * 16 April to 7 May […]

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Houston Ballet Launches 2013-14 Season With Four Premieres

August 26, 2013

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Houston Ballet Launches 2013-14 Season With Four Premieres September 5 – 15, 2013 Acclaimed Canadian Choreographer James Kudelka Creates His Second Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet   American Premiere of Christopher Bruce’s Moving Intimate Pages   World Premieres By Up-and-Coming Choreographers Garrett Smith and Melissa Hough   From September 5-15, 2013, Houston Ballet launches its […]

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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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The Hong Kong Ballet announces line-up for 2013-14 dance season

June 4, 2013

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The Hong Kong Ballet announces line-up for 2013-14 dance season Includes the International Première of The Dream of the Red Chamber Season’s programme also includes Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Ballet Classics for Children: Swan Lake, and Spring Ballet Delights 2014 The Hong Kong Ballet announces the exciting line-up for 2013-14 dance season, including a very […]

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING

February 12, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING   Stanton Welch Creates a New Staging of The Rite of Spring, Featuring Designs by Indigenous Australian artist Rosella Namok Acclaimed Choreographer Edwaard Liang Creates His First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet to Music by Ezio Bosso Program Also Features Houston Ballet Premiere of […]

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TEXAS CULTURAL TRUST HONORS HOUSTON BALLET WITH 2013 TEXAS MEDAL OF THE ARTS IN THE FIELD OF DANCE

January 17, 2013

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TEXAS CULTURAL TRUST HONORS HOUSTON BALLET WITH 2013 TEXAS MEDAL OF THE ARTS IN THE FIELD OF DANCE   Houston Ballet Joins the Company of Other Legendary Texas Artists Who Received Medal in the Past   HOUSTON — Houston Ballet is honored to have been awarded the 2013 Texas Medal of the Arts in the […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON

August 23, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON   Houston Ballet Makes Second Appearance at The Chicago Dancing Festival on August 25th 2012 Houston Ballet returns to Ottawa, Canada October 18-20th, 2012 Houston Ballet II Invited to perform in Switzerland in February 2013     Houston, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch […]

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 2012-13 SEASON WITH MADAME BUTTERFLY IN SEPTEMBER 2012

July 9, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 2012-13 SEASON WITH MADAME BUTTERFLY IN SEPTEMBER 2012   Beloved Company Ballerina Amy Fote Returns to the Title Role, A Signature Work in Her Career Program opens with Clear, a Stellar Showcase for the Company’s Men   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From September 6-16, 2012, Houston Ballet opens its 2012-13 season with artistic director […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA

May 5, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA   Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo, Both of Finland, Join Company for Debut Performances BOSTON, MA – April 16, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today that the Company will appear in […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER

March 26, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER   Boston Ballet’s thrilling season of dance features The Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia, Balanchine classics, a Jorma Elo world premiere, and an all Kylían program   BOSTON, MA – March 26, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for […]

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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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BOSTON BALLET BEGINS THE 2012 SPRING SEASON WITH SIMPLY SUBLIME

January 5, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET BEGINS THE 2012 SPRING SEASON WITH SIMPLY SUBLIME Boston Ballet Takes The Stage February – May at The Boston Opera House Presenting Four Programs Spanning The Company’s Repertoire BOSTON, MA – January 4, 2012 – Boston Ballet presents Simply Sublime, February 9-19, at The Boston Opera House to begin the 2012 spring season […]

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HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES CINDERELLA, STANTON WELCH’S MODERN TAKE ON A CLASSIC FAIRY TALE

December 9, 2011

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HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES CINDERELLA, STANTON WELCH’S MODERN TAKE ON A CLASSIC FAIRY TALE, FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 4, 2012 Production Features Spectacular Scenery and Costumes by New Zealand Designer Kristian Fredrickson HOUSTON, TEXAS – From February 23-March 4, 2012, Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s staging of Cinderella, set to Sergei Prokofiev’s classic score.  A fresh […]

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Ballet Next launched by Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard

October 30, 2011

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MICHELE WILES AND CHARLES ASKEGARD LAUNCH BALLET NEXT WITH INAUGURAL PERFORMANCE AT THE JOYCE THEATER, NOVEMBER 21, 2011  NEW YORK, October 24, 2011 – Michele Wiles, former Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, and Charles Askegard, former Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet, announce the premiere performance of Ballet Next at The Joyce Theater […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andrew Peasgood, Artist, Scottish Ballet

October 2, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andrew Peasgood, Artist, Scottish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Normally I don’t see the bright lights of 8am on a Monday morning but, once woken with a cup of coffee I have my own personal objective to never miss a class. Why ballet? That would have […]

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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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Scottish Ballet Autum Season 2011

September 6, 2011

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____________________________________________________________________________   SCOTTISH BALLET PRESS INFORMATION From Scottish Ballet: 6 September 2011 ____________________________________________________________________________ SCOTTISH BALLET AUTUMN SEASON 2011 29 September – 1 October Theatre Royal, Glasgow Kings 2 Ends (2011) Choreography Jorma Elo / Music Steve Reich and Mozart Pennies from Heaven (2008) Choreography Ashley Page / Music Songs of the 1930s This autumn, Scotland’s […]

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet tour to London | In Pictures

July 15, 2011

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet in London The Royal New Zealand Ballet arrived in the UK this week to perform From Here to There, in Cardiff, London, Nottingham, Bradford and Sisteron in France. The programme features Jorma Elo’s Plan to A, Andrew Simmons’ A Song in the Dark and Javier De Frutos’ Banderillero. Unfortunately my […]

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Benois De la Danse winner Jorma Elo brings work to UK with The Royal New Zealand Ballet on tour

June 9, 2011

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RNZB artists in Plan to A Photograph : Maarten Holl Jorma Elo brings work to UK with the Royal New Zealand Ballet Boston Ballet recently announced that choreographer Jorma Elo has recently been awarded the prestigious Benois De La Danse prize for Best Choreography of 2010. The RNZB will be bringing Elo’s Plan to A to the […]

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