Tag Archives: Metropolitan Opera House

Kevin Jackson bound for New York: first Australian Ballet dancer to guest star with American Ballet Theatre in 20 years

May 12, 2014

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Kevin Jackson in Manon. Photography Paul Scala

Kevin Jackson bound for New York: first Australian Ballet dancer to guest star with American Ballet Theatre in 20 years Start spreading the news: Principal Artist Kevin Jackson flying out this week to guest star with America’s national ballet company American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in New York. Invited by the company’s Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, Kevin […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae & Royal Danish Ballet’s Alban Lendorf to dance with ABT Spring 2013

January 3, 2013

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The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae & Royal Danish Ballet’s Alban Lendorf to dance with ABT in Spring 2013 as part of artist exchange programme Principal Dancer Cory Stearns to Appear with The Royal Ballet and Soloist Isabella Boylston to Perform with the Royal Danish Ballet as Exchange Artists American Ballet Theatre has announced an exchange […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Calvin Royal III, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

January 1, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Calvin Royal III, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday is my day off. So it’s usually little motivation and more sleeping in! It’s my day to get the ‘chores’ done (laundry, groceries for the week, clean the house). If we’re […]

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Ivan Vasiliev becomes Principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre

September 17, 2012

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Ivan Vasiliev in La Bayadère. Photo by Rosalie O'Connor.

Ivan Vasiliev becomes Principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre Ivan Vasiliev, Principal dancer  with the Mikhailovsky Ballet, has been named a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, effective immediately, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  He is scheduled to perform during  the 2013 Metropolitan Opera House season and on ABT’s national and  […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre

September 13, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre Gillian will next star as Giselle in the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s production of Giselle, co-choreographed by Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg. (7 November – 12 December)   How have you settled into life in New […]

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American Ballet Theatre Principal dancer Angel Corella to retire

April 4, 2012

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Paloma Herrera and Angel Corella in Swan Lake Photo by Gene Schiavone

American Ballet Theatre Principal dancer Angel Corella to retire   Final Performance Scheduled for Thursday, June 28, 2012 At Metropolitan Opera House Angel Corella, Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, has announced he will retire from the Company after the 2012 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City.  Corella will give his farewell performance […]

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Capezio Celebrates 125 Years Of Excellence

April 2, 2012

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Capezio Celebrates 125 Years Of Excellence The Dance/Entertainment Event of the New Year! Monday, APRIL 23, 2012  at 7:00 pm  at  New York CITY CENTER   Capezio celebrates 125 years of excellence with this one-night only special show on Monday, April 23, 2012 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street […]

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American Ballet Theatre’s Ethan Stiefel to retire

January 23, 2012

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ETHAN STIEFEL TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Ethan Stiefel, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 1997, will retire from the Company at the conclusion of the 2012 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  Stiefel will give his farewell […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Devon Teuscher, Corps de ballet, American Ballet Theatre

October 11, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Devon Teuscher, Corps de ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Tuesday morning ? On Tuesday mornings, I like to wake up a little early so I can catch up on my must-read favorite blogs, as well as contribute to my own personal blog detailing the things […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Michele Wiles, Principal, American Ballet Theatre

April 21, 2011

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 Cupcakes & Conversation with Michele Wiles, Principal, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Tuesday morning ?  Tuesday is the first day of work for ABT. My husband, James McCullough, is usually up by 6. He makes the coffee and gets me up, so I can be in class by 10 am. […]

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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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