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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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Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet

February 26, 2014

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(L-R) in Les Sylphides, circa 1939. Robert Helpmann, Margot Fonteyn - (C)

Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet     As part of the BBC’s Short Ballet Season, Dancing in the Blitz : How WW2 made British Ballet describes how the onset of war isolated Britain and its small ballet companies, which were then given the chance to shine through adversity. From 1939 […]

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

June 4, 2013

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The Dream of the Red Chamber. Bettina Stoess

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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Les SAISONS RUSSES du XX1e SIECLE

April 18, 2013

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Ilze Liepa as Cleopatra photo Ida Rubinstein

Les SAISONS RUSSES du XX1e SIECLE RETURNS to the LONDON COLISEUM – JULY 16TH-20TH 2013 following a triumphant Coliseum Diaghilev Festival debut in 2011 and four successful seasons in Paris at the Theatre des Champs Elysees Andris Liepa, former Bolshoi Ballet star turned ballet entrepreneur, is to return to the London Coliseum with his company Les […]

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Dutch National Ballet 2013 | 2014 season

March 7, 2013

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Dutch National Ballet 2013 | 2014 season *The Dutch National Ballet launches the Junior  Company * World premiere of full-length production by Krzysztof Pastor – The Tempest * World premieres by Hans van Manen/Remy van Kesteren, Jorma Elo/Viktor &  Rolf, Ton Simons/Rineke Dijkstra and Juanjo Arqués/Krijn de Koning * European premiere by Alexei Ratmansky and […]

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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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London Coliseum to host tribute to Vaslav Nijinsky

February 14, 2013

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London Coliseum to host tribute to Vaslav Nijinsky Russian Ballet Icons Gala and Dinner 2013   Grand annual gala to celebrate the life and work of the legendary dancer   The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2013, a grand gala evening dedicated to Vaslav Nijinsky will be held on the 10th March 2013 on the stage […]

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Long-time Ballet San Jose dancer Tiffany Glenn dead from cancer at age 33

June 22, 2012

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Long-time Ballet San Jose dancer Tiffany Glenn dead from cancer at age 33   Tiffany Glenn B. February 25, 1979 D. June 18, 2012 Longtime Ballet San Jose soloist Tiffany Glenn died Monday at the age of 33 following a six-year battle with cancer. Tiffany, who was born and raised in Washington, D.C., received her […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Erica Cornejo, Principal, Boston Ballet

January 19, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Erica Cornejo, Principal, Boston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?   I always try to find something that motivates myself to start the week. It can be different things, from my beautiful family to a new choreography or ballet that I know I love doing. Having my typical […]

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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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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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Boston Ballet launches new season

August 15, 2011

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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR MIKKO NISSINEN’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON LAUNCHES AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE WITH NIGHT OF STARS, ROMEO + JULIET AND THE NUTCRACKER Boston Ballet’s 2011-2012 Season of Dance Features Classics, New  Works and Final Season of Current Nutcracker Production BOSTON, MA – August 11, 2011 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen’s 10th Anniversary […]

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala – A tribute to Galina Ulanova

May 27, 2011

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Rehearsal of Sinatra Variations Tatyana Gorokhova, Igor Zelensky Photograph © 2011 Daniel Paul Jones Russian Ballet Icons Gala Tribute to Galina Ulanova London Coliseum 15th May 2011 Most of the audience (and the performers who are mostly students of students) hadn’t see Galina Sergeevna Ulanova dance live as this is just over the 100th anniversary […]

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala at the London Coliseum – full casting

May 12, 2011

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The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2011 will bring together a dazzling cast of dancers and leading figures from the world of ballet. Arts promoters Ensemble Productions are proud to present this unique evening – believed to be the only centenary celebration of Galina’s life and the work taking place outside Russia of this scale – […]

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Boston Ballet asks the audience

March 17, 2011

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Boston Ballet is hosting a Your Choice online contest now through April 11 – allowing you to pick the name of the first repertory program featured in the 2011-2012 season. What would you like to see on the marquee at The Boston Opera House? What does this program mean to you? What name encapsulates these […]

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Boston Ballet’s 2011-2012 season celebrates Mikko Nissinen’s 10th Anniversary

March 15, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET’S 2011-2012 SEASON CELEBRATES ARTISTIC DIRECTOR MIKKO NISSINEN’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY Boston Ballet’s Thrilling Season of Dance Features Classics, New  Works and Final Season of Current Nutcracker Production BOSTON, MA – March 14, 2011 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for the 2011-2012 season. Boston Ballet’s 48th season, its third […]

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Ballet NEWS | Ballet Gala @ The London Coliseum, in homage to Rudolph Nureyev

February 15, 2010

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Ballet NEWS | Ballet Gala @ The London Coliseum, in homage to Rudolph Nureyev

A gala night is planned as a tribute to Nureyev in March.  As you can see, there are a great many dance stars who will be dancing on the night.  Don’t miss the chance to see Igor Zelensky in London, and Polina Semionova will be back later in the summer to guest for English National Ballet […]

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