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The Washington Ballet | New Master Class Workshop Series

October 26, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | New Master Class Workshop Series The Washington Ballet is offering a Master Class and Workshop Series for adult dance students next month. The series features Master Class and Q&A sessions with Artistic Director Julie Kent and Head of The Washington School of Ballet, Xiomara Reyes. This exclusive opportunity also includes ‘Character […]

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The Washington Ballet | Julie Kent to Receive ‘Women in Dance Leadership’ Award

October 5, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | Julie Kent to Receive ‘Women in Dance Leadership’ Award Artistic Director Julie Kent will receive the ‘Women in Dance Leadership’ award this week from The National Dance Education Organization. The group is honoring Kent as one of the few women who hold leadership roles in a professional dance company, noting that […]

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Xiomara Reyes to Head The Washington School of Ballet

June 17, 2016

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Xiomara Reyes to Head The Washington School of Ballet

Xiomara Reyes to Head The Washington School of Ballet Julie Kent, Artistic Director Designate, recently revealed the 2016.2017 performance season and is pleased to announce her first staff appointment: Xiomara Reyes, recently retired Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) will serve as Head of The Washington School of Ballet, effective September 1, 2016. Ms. Reyes […]

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Julie Kent Named Artistic Director at The Washington Ballet

March 8, 2016

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Julie Kent Named Artistic Director at The Washington Ballet This afternoon The Washington Ballet Board of Directors selected Julie Kent, retired Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and artistic director of the ABT Summer Intensive program, as Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet (TWB) effective, July 1, 2016. Kent began her dance training locally […]

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Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance

November 26, 2014

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Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance   Acclaimed Ballerina Julie Kent to Perform in Stanton Welch’s Clear   Company Pays Tribute to Retiring First Soloist Kelly Myernick After Stellar Career With Houston Ballet    Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet presents its eleventh annual Jubilee of Dance, a special one-night only performance on […]

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American Ballet Theatre announces new season

June 27, 2013

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American Ballet Theatre announces new season

American Ballet Theatre announces new Fall season Box Office Opens Monday, July 22 The World Premiere of The Tempest by Alexei Ratmansky will highlight American Ballet Theatre’s inaugural Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater, October 30-November 10, 2013.  The Fall 2013 season, announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, will also feature revivals […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Adam Bull, Principal, The Australian Ballet

May 26, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Adam Bull, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? A swim in the ocean at Manly beach followed by a long macchiato. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? Working in […]

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Paris Opera Ballet join The Australian Ballet’s gala line-up!

September 20, 2012

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Etudes. Photography by Georges Antoni

Paris Opera Ballet join The Australian Ballet’s gala line-up! The Australian Ballet are delighted to announce even more sparkling international guest artists for its 50th anniversary gala, which opens on October 31 at Arts Centre Melbourne for five performances only. The company’s actual 50th birthday is on Friday 2 November. The world-renowned Paris Opera Ballet will be […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15

March 28, 2012

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Alexsandra Meijer in Jessica Lang’s SPLENDID ISOLATION III. Photo by Chris Hardy

BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15 Ballet San Jose’s PROGRAM OF PREMIERES includes four Company Premieres (two of which are also Bay Area Premieres), April 13-15 at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts in downtown San Jose. Jessica Lang’s pas de deux, Splendid Isolation III, and Stanton Welch’s […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Quenby Hersh, Coryphée, Scottish Ballet

September 28, 2011

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Primrose Bakery supports Ballet News Cupcakes & Conversation with Quenby Hersh, Coryphée, Scottish Ballet What motivates you on a Monday morning?  My alarm! Why ballet?  I have been dancing my whole life.  After begging my parents, they signed me up for a ballet class. What are you looking forward to dancing this year?  Song of […]

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Inside the Land of Ballet : Where snowflakes dance and swear

September 26, 2011

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Where snowflakes dance and swear – inside the Land of Ballet Yes, you read that correctly : ‘the Land of Ballet.’ Well, I have news. Professional ballet does not take place on some distant planet; ballet is an integrated part of our culture worldwide, so the title is misleading. The sleeve note says that the author “has had […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jennifer Kronenberg, Principal, Miami City Ballet

May 24, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jennifer Carlynn Kronenberg, Principal, Miami City Ballet     Jennifer is married to fellow Miami City Ballet principal, Cuban Carlos Miguel Guerra. Jennifer joined MCB in 1994 as an apprentice and has been a principal since 2001, the year that Carlos joined the company. Jennifer writes on her blog and has recently […]

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American Ballet Theatre – Programme Two, Sadlers Wells

February 3, 2011

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American Ballet Theatre Programme 2 Theme and Variations, Jardin Aux Lilas, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Company B Sadlers Wells Tuesday 2nd February 2011 In some ways Programme Two seemed, on paper at least, to offer the better selection of short ballets than Tuesday nights Programme One.  True, it has greater diversity, ranging from a tutu […]

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American Ballet Theatre, Programme One, Sadlers Wells, London

February 2, 2011

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American Ballet Theatre Programme One Seven Sonatas, Known By heart, Duo Concertant, Everything Doesn’t Happen at Once Sadlers Wells 1st February 2011 Receiving its UK Premiere, Seven Sonatas launches American Ballet Theatre’s first programme of triple bills during this tour to London.  Choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky it’s a piece for three couples who flow and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Cory Stearns, Principal, American Ballet Theatre

January 29, 2011

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 American Ballet Theatre are in town this coming week, and I’d like to introduce you to one of their Principal dancers.      Cupcakes & Conversation with Cory Stearns, Principal, American Ballet Theatre     What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I don’t know what motivates me at 8 am on […]

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American Ballet Theatre updated casting for London tour

January 27, 2011

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American Ballet Theatre updated casting for London tour

Ethan Stiefel will  not be performing in London, and so the casting has been revised as follows. American Ballet Theatre Two Mixed Bills UK PREMIERE Tuesday 1 – Sunday 6 February 2011 Performances: Tue – Sun at 7.30pm, Sat and Sun matinees at 2.30pm Tickets: £10 – £70  Ticket office: 0844 412 4300 or please vitsit the Sadlers […]

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JOSE MANUEL CARREÑO TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE

September 9, 2010

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JOSE MANUEL CARREÑO TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE New York Farewell Scheduled for Thursday, June 30, 2011 at Metropolitan Opera House             Jose Manuel Carreño, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 1995, will retire from the Company in August 2011 following performances on the Company’s tour to Asia.  A […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kathryn Morgan, Soloist, New York City Ballet

April 18, 2010

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  Primrose Bakery supports Ballet News Cupcakes & Conversation with Kathryn Morgan, Soloist, New York City Ballet Kathryn and I share a passion for widening the reach of ballet; bringing ballet to people who, at the moment, just don’t see what ballet has to offer them or why it’s even relevant to their lives.  And […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Erico Montes, The Royal Ballet

September 6, 2009

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Erico Montes, Artist, The Royal Ballet The Royal Ballet Autumn season begins at the Royal Opera House on 8th October. What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It can be a rehearsal or a performance of a ballet I particularly enjoy, or class with a guest teacher I […]

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