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Ballet Idaho | Don Quixote & Carmen

January 31, 2013

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Ballet Idaho presents Don Quixote & Carmen Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8 p.m. Morrison Center   Don Quixote  “Will greed or love win in the end?” Music by Ludwig Minkus Choreography by Peter Anastos, after Petipa, Gorsky and Baryshnikov Costumes by David Heuvel (Costumes co-owned by Ballet […]

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Ballet san Jose presents Don Quixote

January 26, 2013

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Ballet San Jose Don Quixote. Alexsandra Meijer as Kitri. Photograph Chris Hardy

Ballet san Jose presents Don Quixote AT A GLANCE WHO: Ballet San Jose presents WHAT: Don Quixote WHEN: February 15-17, 2013 WHERE: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard (corner of Park Avenue) in downtown San Jose. WHY: This is a Ballet San Jose company premiere. Comedy, adventure and romance. A wonderful […]

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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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Ballet San Jose | Season of Premieres

February 2, 2012

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Ballet San Jose | Season of Premieres Ballet San Jose opens the 2012 “Season of Premieres” with two Company premieres, and a revival from 2002, March 2nd at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. PROGRAM ONE slated for March 2-4 opens with the premiere of the iconic classical ballet Paquita (after Marius Petipa’s 1881 […]

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CAROLINA BALLET OPENS SECOND HALF OF SEASON WITH RARE BALANCHINE BALLETS

January 23, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET OPENS SECOND HALF OF SEASON WITH RARE BALANCHINE BALLETS RALEIGH, NC — Over the past thirteen-plus years Carolina Ballet has presented a program highlighting George Balanchine ballets each season.  Considered to be the greatest choreographer of the 20th century, Balanchine, the founder of New York City Ballet, was a mentor to artistic director […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2012 SEASON

January 10, 2012

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2012 SEASON Since my article on the backstage problems at Ballet San Jose, their press office has stopped sending me press releases.  Nevertheless, I am reliably kept up to date on developments, and here is the latest company announcement. The dancers have been laid-off since December 24th 2011, cautious about making any plans to […]

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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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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents the American Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Don Quixote

January 4, 2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents the American Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Don Quixote                         February 3-12, 2012 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   February 3, 4 and 9–11 at 7:30 pm February 4, 5, 11 & 12 at 1:00 pm February 12 at 7:00 pm (Please note that all […]

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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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