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ROBERT BARNETT, GLORIA GOVRIN, ALLEGRA KENT, AND PATRICIA WILDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

November 8, 2016

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ROBERT BARNETT, GLORIA GOVRIN, ALLEGRA KENT, AND PATRICIA WILDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Former NYCB principals and soloists to be taped coaching roles from George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ and Stars and Stripes   NOVEMBER 14, 2016 ROSE BUILDING LINCOLN CENTER   For the GBF Video Archives, Robert Barnett, Patricia Wilde, […]

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PATRICIA McBRIDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

March 20, 2016

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PATRICIA McBRIDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Patricia McBride, whose stellar career with NYCB spanned three decades, will teach and coach on camera two memorable dances  from Balanchine’s Gershwin ballet, Who Cares?.  “Fascinatin’ Rhythm” a solo, and “The Man I Love,” a pas de deux, were created by Balanchine on McBride, the […]

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KARIN VON AROLDINGEN TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

January 5, 2016

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KARIN VON AROLDINGEN TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Former New York City Ballet principal to tape two of the roles created on her by George Balanchine   New York City – Karin von Aroldingen, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, will coach her created roles in Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 and Who […]

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VIOLETTE VERDY and JEAN-PIERRE BONNEFOUX TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

January 8, 2015

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VIOLETTE VERDY and JEAN-PIERRE BONNEFOUX TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Former principals to coach their roles in Sonatine , which premiered at the New York City Ballet Ravel Festival of 1975 New York City—Violette Verdy and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux (formerly Bonnefous), former principal dancers with New York City Ballet, will teach and […]

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JACQUES D’AMBOISE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

October 22, 2013

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  JACQUES D’AMBOISE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Renowned former principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise to coach Who Cares?   New York City­­­—Jacques d’Amboise, principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for over three decades, and the original male lead in Who Cares?, will coach the ballet for The George Balanchine Foundation’s […]

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KAY MAZZO and PETER MARTINS TAPE VIDEO SERIES for THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

December 9, 2012

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George Balancine

KAY MAZZO and PETER MARTINS TAPE VIDEO SERIES for THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Former principal dancers with New York City Ballet coach roles Balanchine created on them                                                                                                                                                                      New York City –Kay Mazzo and Peter Martins, former principal dancers with New York City Ballet, have coached their roles in Duo Concertant and Stravinsky Violin Concerto for […]

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JACQUES D’AMBOISE TAPES VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

September 25, 2012

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JACQUES D’AMBOISE TAPES VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Celebrated former principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise coaches defining role of Apollo   New York City­­­—Jacques d’Amboise, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for over three decades, who is recognized as one of the foremost interpreters of the role of Apollo, recently coached […]

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GLORIA GOVRIN TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

August 20, 2012

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GLORIA GOVRIN TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Longtime New York City Ballet soloist to teach and coach three major solos choreographed on her by Balanchine New York City—Gloria Govrin danced with New York City Ballet from 1959 to 1974 and was promoted to soloist in 1963.  An unusually tall dancer, she inspired […]

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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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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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MERRILL ASHLEY TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

October 2, 2011

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MERRILL ASHLEY TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Leading Roles in Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 to be coached by New York City Ballet celebrated former principal dancer New York City—Merrill Ashley, principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for over thirty years, will teach and coach Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto […]

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