Tag Archives: New York City Ballet

Fire Island Dance Festival

April 15, 2014

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19th Annual Edition of Fire Island Dance Festival Pushes All‐time Fundraising Past $3 Million Mark Presented by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Editor’s Note : I had been holding this PR whilst approval was sought by the photographer, Rosalie O’Connor, from the dancers Robert Fairchild and Tiler Peck […]

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Richmond Ballet | NEW WORKS FESTIVAL RETURNS

March 3, 2014

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Richmond Ballet dancers rehearse a new piece by choreographer Melissa Barak for the Ballet’s annual New Works Festival. Richmond Ballet 2014. All rights reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson

Richmond Ballet | NEW WORKS FESTIVAL RETURNS Festival to feature international choreographers, Richmond Ballet’s own Stewart   Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the return of the New Works Festival, the second installment of the Ballet’s 2013-2014 Studio Series. The Festival – which will present four, new works in progress this season […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Its Spring 2014 Performance Season

January 24, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Its Spring 2014 Performance Season   NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – American Repertory Ballet will present revivals and world premieres at venues across the state – from Mahwah to Princeton – February through May, 2014.  The spring season features two performances of Artistic Director Douglas Martin’s acclaimed Romeo and Juliet, the world […]

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes

November 20, 2013

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes and other digital video stores An unprecedented documentary showing the making and performance of excerpts from some of the most beloved classical ballet variations of all time : Don Quixote,  Flames of Paris,  Giselle,  The Nutcracker  and  Swan Lake. An international cast including Ashley […]

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The Sarasota Ballet highlights one of America’s most influential choreographers.

October 31, 2013

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The Sarasota Ballet highlights one of America’s most influential choreographers.   Taking the stage of the Sarasota Opera House on November 22nd and 23rd, The Sarasota Ballet will honor one of the most influential ballet figures in America, George Balanchine. Credited with bringing classical ballet into the modern era and establishing the New York City […]

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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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Richmond Ballet Celebrates 30 Years with Serenade, Fancy Free and The Rite of Spring

October 10, 2013

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Richmond Ballet dancers in The Rite of Spring by Salvatore Aiello. Richmond Ballet 2013. All rights reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson

Richmond Ballet Celebrates 30 Years with Serenade, Fancy Free and The Rite of Spring     Full-length repertory program features innovative 20th century works Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up for the 30th Anniversary Celebration performance, debuting at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage, November 1-3, 2013. This special performance, celebrating the Ballet’s […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces its 50th Annual Nutcracker Season

October 10, 2013

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American Repertory Ballet Announces its 50th Annual Nutcracker Season PRINCETON, NJ – American Repertory Ballet’s 50th Annual Nutcracker Season will run November 23 through December 22 at venues across New Jersey. ARB’s Nutcracker is a holiday classic featuring Tchaikovsky’s score and a cast of over 100 performers. The Company has been performing Nutcracker for 50 consecutive years, making it the […]

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OKC Ballet presents the Southwest Premiere of “Mowgli, The Jungle Book Ballet”

September 20, 2013

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OKC Ballet presents the Southwest Premiere of “Mowgli, The Jungle Book Ballet” Oklahoma City Ballet is excited to present the Southwest Premiere of Mowgli, The Jungle Book Ballet to kick off the 2013-14 season “From the Page to the Stage.” Based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic story The Jungle Book, this full-length ballet is sure to captivate fans of […]

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Nancy Reynolds, Director of Research for The George Balanchine Foundation, to be presented with the 2013 Bessies Award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance

September 18, 2013

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Nancy Reynolds, Director of Research for The George Balanchine Foundation, to be presented with the 2013 Bessies Award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance The committee of The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies) has announced that the dance historian Nancy Reynolds will be honored with the 2013 Bessie Award for […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO OPEN 16TH SEASON WITH AN EVENING OF BALLETS BY GEORGE BALANCHINE

September 13, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET TO OPEN 16TH SEASON WITH AN EVENING OF BALLETS BY GEORGE BALANCHINE Groundbreaking Rubies to Highlight Program RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet opens its 16th season October 10, 2013 with a program of ballets by George Balanchine, arguably the greatest choreographer of the 20th century and founding artistic director of New York City […]

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Oklahoma City Ballet Comes Full Circle

July 26, 2013

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Oklahoma City Ballet Comes Full Circle Over 40 years after its beginnings, Oklahoma City Ballet’s school completes its own pirouette and returns to where it all began   The Dance Center of Oklahoma City Ballet announces the addition of a satellite school location to meet the increasing demand for enrollment. Classes will be held Thursdays […]

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Rebecca Krohn, Principal, New York City Ballet

April 30, 2013

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Rebecca Krohn, Principal, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Tuesday morning? What gets me going on Tuesday morning is remembering that this is a career I chose to do. Ballet was never forced upon me, I do it because I love it.  Also, a big cup […]

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World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s End of Year Matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

April 26, 2013

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World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s End of Year Matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti. A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La Destinée will be the centrepiece of The Royal Ballet […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ashley Laracey, Soloist, New York City Ballet

April 21, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ashley Laracey, Soloist, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8 a.m. on a Tuesday morning?  The alarm rings at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning. A few minutes prior to the alarm, our automatic coffee pot begins brewing our favorite Whole Foods blend. The smell of coffee motivates me to get […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Director’s Choice

March 16, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Director’s Choice                           Featuring two works by GEORGE BALANCHINE   And a world premiere by CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON   May 31-June 9, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   7:30 pm on May […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere

March 8, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere ballet World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s end of year matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti.   A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La […]

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Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s Laszlo Berdo hired as Artistic Director for Eglevsky Ballet

February 3, 2013

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Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s Laszlo Berdo hired as Artistic Director for Eglevsky Ballet   Central, Pa. (February 1, 2013) – Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Founding Artistic Director Marcia Dale Weary announced today that CPYB faculty member Laszlo Berdo has accepted the full-time position of Artistic Director for Eglevsky Ballet, Long Island. Mr. Berdo, a former […]

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Casting Announced for Pacific Northwest Ballet at New York City Center,

January 28, 2013

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Casting Announced for Pacific Northwest Ballet at New York City Center, February 13 – 16       First Full-Company NY Performances Since 1996   New York, NY, January 28, 2013 – New York City Center will present Pacific Northwest Ballet in its first full-company performance in NYC since 1996, February 13–16, 2013. PNB, celebrating […]

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Dutch National Ballet announce Best of Balanchine

January 17, 2013

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Dutch National Ballet announce Best of Balanchine * Three faces of a choreographic genius * programme to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of his death * première 7 February 2013 at The Amsterdam Music Theatre * performances until 1 March 2013 in Amsterdam, Groningen, Zwolle, The Hague, Heerlen, Utrecht, Breda and Enschede George Balanchine (1904-1983) was the […]

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