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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black

July 6, 2016

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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black Here’s a charming opportunity to get to know Ballet Black a little better. The company was founded in 2001 by Royal Academy of Dance and Durham University graduate Cassa Pancho, and provides a vital platform for young, aspiring dancers of black and Asian descent. It was felt […]

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Misty Copeland Promoted to Principal at American Ballet Theatre

June 30, 2015

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Misty Copeland Promoted to Principal at American Ballet Theatre Today, Misty Copeland and Stella Abrera have been promoted to Principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. I’m sure I don’t need to tell you how momentous this news is! Five dancers have been promoted to Soloist rank – Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Luciana Paris, Arron Scott […]

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VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL 2015 EXCLUSIVE FAN CLUB PRE-SALE TICKETS ON SALE

March 19, 2015

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VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL 2015 EXCLUSIVE FAN CLUB PRE-SALE TICKETS ON SALE  TUESDAY, MARCH 17   Public Tickets To Go On Sale Beginning March 24   WHAT: On Tuesday, March 17, the Vail International Dance Festival Fan Club Pre-Sale Ticketing opens to members.  The Festival’s 2015 season will be held July 27 – August 10 […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET TO MAKE HISTORIC DEBUT OF SWAN LAKE WITH RENOWNED BALLERINA MISTY COPELAND

November 19, 2014

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET TO MAKE HISTORIC DEBUT OF SWAN LAKE WITH RENOWNED BALLERINA MISTY COPELAND AND PREMIERE OF PARTNERSHIP WITH EVERMAY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) will lift the curtain in April 2015 with a series of firsts during its upcoming production of Swan Lake, including the U.S. premiere of star […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Life in Motion : An Unlikely Ballerina

February 27, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Life in Motion : An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland Unlike many books of the genre, which are akin to digesting dust, Misty Copeland’s story, written with Charisse Jones, is an engaging read. Lightly written, with dark corners that punctuate her life, she tells it like it is, in a balanced […]

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Ballet Next launched by Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard

October 30, 2011

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MICHELE WILES AND CHARLES ASKEGARD LAUNCH BALLET NEXT WITH INAUGURAL PERFORMANCE AT THE JOYCE THEATER, NOVEMBER 21, 2011  NEW YORK, October 24, 2011 – Michele Wiles, former Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, and Charles Askegard, former Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet, announce the premiere performance of Ballet Next at The Joyce Theater […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Misty Copeland, Soloist, American Ballet Theatre

April 11, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Misty Copeland, Soloist, American Ballet Theatre  I’ve wanted to interview Misty for some time.  She started ballet training fairly late (13 yrs) and had to quickly decide her future career.  Since then she’s never looked back and has become an inspiration to so many through her dancing and determination.  I’d like you to […]

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American Ballet Theatre – Programme Two, Sadlers Wells

February 3, 2011

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American Ballet Theatre Programme 2 Theme and Variations, Jardin Aux Lilas, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Company B Sadlers Wells Tuesday 2nd February 2011 In some ways Programme Two seemed, on paper at least, to offer the better selection of short ballets than Tuesday nights Programme One.  True, it has greater diversity, ranging from a tutu […]

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American Ballet Theatre updated casting for London tour

January 27, 2011

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American Ballet Theatre updated casting for London tour

Ethan Stiefel will  not be performing in London, and so the casting has been revised as follows. American Ballet Theatre Two Mixed Bills UK PREMIERE Tuesday 1 – Sunday 6 February 2011 Performances: Tue – Sun at 7.30pm, Sat and Sun matinees at 2.30pm Tickets: £10 – £70  Ticket office: 0844 412 4300 or please vitsit the Sadlers […]

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