Tag Archives: Mikhail Baryshnikov

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Akram Khan & Israel Galván, Torobaka Boston Debut

January 27, 2016

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Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Akram Khan & Israel Galván, Torobaka Boston Debut February 27-28, 2016 — Citi Shubert Theatre  Celebrity Series of Boston will present the Boston debut of Torobaka by Akram Khan & Israel Galván. The performances will take place on Saturday, February 27 at 8pm, and Sunday, February 28 at 3pm at the […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Irina Baronova and the Ballet Russes De Monte Carlo

December 29, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Irina Baronova and the Ballet Russes De Monte Carlo “My friend Irina Baronova was a legendary Baby Ballerina of the Ballets Russes and an ambassador of classical ballet in America, but this book shows us the kind, funny, and hardworking woman behind the legend. She was a total pro and an elegant human […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sonia Rodriguez, Principal, The National Ballet of Canada

May 8, 2014

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Sonia Rodriguez. Photo by Sian Richards.

Cupcakes & Conversation with Sonia Rodriguez, Principal, The National Ballet of Canada  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? The challenge of pushing myself and discovering new things. I love the time in the studio where I get to develop a role or a get to discover a new way of moving. […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Miles Gilliver, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

March 13, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Miles Gilliver, Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? The excitement of what opportunities the new week will bring, and knowing that I get to do what I love for a living in such an inspiring environment. And fair bit of coffee! If ballet chose […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jim Nowakowski, Demi Soloist, Houston Ballet

February 28, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jim Nowakowski, Demi Soloist, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Well on Monday’s Houston Ballet does not work, so I would have to say the luxury of planning my own day and doing whatever I want, be with my friends, or just have “me” time. […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Li Jia-bo, Soloist, The Hong Kong Ballet

January 27, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Li Jia-bo, Soloist, The Hong Kong Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Realizing that there are still so many interesting and challenging creations to be completed. Why ballet? Ballet chose me when I was a boy, then I started to appreciate and love ballet, and turned […]

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LANDMARK SEASON FOR THE MARIINSKY THEATRE

December 18, 2012

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LANDMARK SEASON FOR THE MARIINSKY THEATRE OPENING OF NEW OPERA HOUSE IN ST. PETERSBURG, MULTIMEDIA AND 3D PRODUCTIONS OF MARIINSKY PERFORMANCES AND EXTENSIVE INTERNATIONAL TOUR The new Mariinsky theatre (Mariinsky II) scheduled to open Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 May, 2013 The Mariinsky Theatre’s 2012/2013 landmark season, which includes an extraordinary schedule of tours, performances, […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School | Aszure Barton to Receive CANY 2012 Arts & Letters Award

November 14, 2012

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Canada’s National Ballet School | Aszure Barton to Receive CANY 2012 Arts & Letters Award   TORONTO, ON (November 14, 2012) – World renowned choreographer and Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) alumna, Aszure Barton, will be honoured with the 2012 Arts & Letters Award at this year’s Maple Leaf Ball, to be held at New […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

October 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? All the roles I would love to have the opportunity to perform one day…are one of the few things that can persuade me to get up at 8am. Regrettably, I am not a morning person. […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris

September 28, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday morning, I need a latte and some music on my way to the Opéra. Then I find my best friend Allister at the same place at the barre and the week can start! […]

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The Washington Ballet’s Brooklyn Mack wins gold

August 7, 2012

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Brooklyn Mack @ Varna Photograph : Nina Lokmadzhieva

The Washington Ballet’s Brooklyn Mack wins gold BROOKLYN MACK WINS A GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN’S SENIOR DIVISION AT THE 25TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION – VARNA Mack also won the Grand Prix at the Istanbul International Ballet Competition and a Gold Medal at the Boston International Ballet Competition in June. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The […]

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HOUSTON BALLET SHOWCASES FEMALE CHOREOGRAPHERS IN WOMEN@ART

July 14, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET SHOWCASES FEMALE CHOREOGRAPHERS IN WOMEN@ART SEPTEMBER 20 – 30 Acclaimed Canadian Choreographer Aszure Barton Creates Her First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet Company Premiere of The Brahms-Haydn Variations is the Second Work by Twyla Tharp to Enter Houston Ballet’s Repertoire HOUSTON, TEXAS – From September 20-30, 2012, Houston Ballet presents Women@Art featuring a […]

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer

June 15, 2012

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer Billed as “an exploration of the role of the male dancer, developed within classical ballet over the last century,” the welcome return of The South Bank Show puts the spotlight on three of the best male dancers who have made the biggest impact on ballet – Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Angela Malan, Senior Principal dancer, Ballet Mistress and Coach, South African Ballet Theatre

May 27, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Angela Malan, Senior Principal dancer, Ballet Mistress and Coach, South African Ballet Theatre  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I am motivated by the constant, yet unobtainable strive for perfection! Why ballet ? Ballet is the only thing that feeds all I need: my soul, my body, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Piotr Stanczyk, Principal, National Ballet of Canada

May 17, 2012

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Piotr Stanczyk in Hamlet Photo Christopher Wahl

Cupcakes & Conversation with Piotr Stanczyk, Principal, National Ballet of Canada Piotr will dance the title role in Hamlet, which makes its North American premiere on June 1 in Toronto, Canada at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. He will also perform in Chroma by Wayne McGregor, June 13 to 17, 2012.   […]

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The South Bank Show | The Male dancer

May 9, 2012

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The South Bank Show The most respected arts programme in the world is revived on Sky Arts from 27th May on Sky Arts 1 HD From Broadway to Bow, from the First World War   to female songwriters, The South Bank Show returns to screens this May with a   brand new, exclusive line up, […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS RUDOLF NUREYEV’S VIBRANT MASTERPIECE DON QUIXOTE

April 4, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS RUDOLF NUREYEV’S VIBRANT MASTERPIECE DON QUIXOTE   Boston Ballet’s Spring Season of Dance Continues at The Boston Opera House   BOSTON, MA – April 4, 2012 – Boston Ballet presents Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote, April 26 – May 6, at The Boston Opera House, continuing the 2012 spring season of dance. The […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS MADE IN AMERICA IN MAY 2012

March 10, 2012

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Theme and Variations George Balanchine Katharine Precourt and Jun Shuang Huang Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS MADE IN AMERICA IN MAY 2012 Nicolo Fonte Creates a World Premiere with Original Score Composed by Anna Clyne Houston Ballet Premiere of Mark Morris’s Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From May 24 – June 3, 2012, Houston Ballet presents its spring mixed repertory program titled […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Keian Langdon, Principal, Queensland Ballet

February 26, 2012

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Queensland Ballet's Francois Klaus's King Arthur the Tales of Camelot rehearsals Photo Ken Sparrow

Cupcakes & Conversation with Keian Langdon, Principal, Queensland Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? A strong espresso coffee always gets me going. I think about what the day and week will bring. It’s exciting to know that the work I put in each day will help me improve as a dancer […]

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IVAN PUTROV & SERGEI POLUNIN RETURN TO SADLER’S WELLS FOR MORE MEN IN MOTION

February 22, 2012

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IVAN PUTROV & SERGEI POLUNIN RETURN TO SADLER’S WELLS FOR MORE MEN IN MOTION   Two of the biggest stars of the dance world, former Royal Ballet Principal Ivan Putrov and dance sensation, Sergei Polunin will star in a new production of Men in Motion, highlighting the range and virtuosity of the male dancer, at […]

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