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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON

July 6, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON World Premieres by Melissa Hough, James Kudelka, Garrett Smith and Stanton Welch Highlight Season Company Presents North American Premiere of David Bintley’s Three-Act Aladdin in February 2014 Eight New Works Enter the Company’s Repertoire, including Ji•í Kylián’s Sechs Tanze and Stanton Welch’s Of Blessed Memory Houston Ballet Celebrates Stanton Welch’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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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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Long-time Ballet San Jose dancer Tiffany Glenn dead from cancer at age 33

June 22, 2012

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Long-time Ballet San Jose dancer Tiffany Glenn dead from cancer at age 33   Tiffany Glenn B. February 25, 1979 D. June 18, 2012 Longtime Ballet San Jose soloist Tiffany Glenn died Monday at the age of 33 following a six-year battle with cancer. Tiffany, who was born and raised in Washington, D.C., received her […]

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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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Miami City Ballet announces the appointment of Lourdes Lopez as its new Artistic Director

April 3, 2012

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Miami City Ballet  announces the appointment of  Lourdes Lopez as its new Artistic Director April 03, 2012 Miami Beach, FL (Apr. 3, 2012):  Miami City Ballet, Florida’s internationally acclaimed company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lourdes Lopez as its new Artistic Director.  Ms. Lopez begins her tenure on May 1, 2013. She comes […]

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS INVITED TO JAPAN TO PERFORM MANON

April 1, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS INVITED TO JAPAN TO PERFORM MANON JUNE 24 & 26, 2012 AT NEW NATIONAL THEATRE HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet’s Principal Dancers Connor Walsh and Sara Webb have been invited to travel to Japan to perform the leading roles in Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon with The National Ballet of Japan. Houston’s dancers […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carli Samuelson, Corps de Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet

March 27, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carli Samuelson, Corps de Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It can be very difficult to find motivation on a Monday morning, but my motivation comes from the fact that I’m a part of this amazing professional ballet company (Pacific Northwest Ballet) and […]

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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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THE WASHINGTON BALLET AND TWB AND TWSB DANCERS WIN NUMEROUS AWARDS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPETITIONS

March 10, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET AND TWB AND TWSB DANCERS WIN NUMEROUS AWARDS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPETITIONS AURORA DICKIE AND JUNXIONG ZHAO WIN MEDALS AT THE BIANNUAL Cape Town International Ballet Competition (CTIBC) Alvin Tovstogray wins gold at tanzolymp 2012 The Washington School of Ballet (Twsb) Wins Outstanding School award While Twsb dancers win numerous […]

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Ballet Austin’s 4th Biennial New American Talent/Dance puts audience in the driver’s seat

February 8, 2012

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Ballet Austin’s 4th Biennial New American Talent/Dance puts audience in the driver’s seat WHO:               Ballet Austin WHAT:             4th Biennial New American Talent/Dance WHEN:             February 17-19, 2012 WHERE:          Dell Hall at The Long Center for the Performing Arts TICKETS:        $15 – $74 online at Ballet Austin’s website, 512.476.2163 Ballet Austin Box Office at 501 W. 3rd Street […]

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Olivier Awards 2012 with MasterCard celebrates links between New York and London

January 24, 2012

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Imelda Staunton & Michael Ball backstage at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Olivier Awards 2012 with MasterCard celebrates links between New York and London ·       Olivier Awards Ceremony held at the Royal Opera House for the first time in its entirety on Sunday 15 April 2012 hosted by  West End stars Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, with extensive coverage on BBC tv, radio and online ·       Stars […]

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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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New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre stars honour David Fernandez

January 18, 2012

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BALLET NEWS WORLD EXCLUSIVE DAVID FERNANDEZ, CHOREOGRAPHER, DANCER, MASTER TEACHER TO BE HONORED WITH AN EVENING OF HIS WORK FEATURING STARS FROM NEW YORK CITY BALLET AND AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 Some Dance Company: A David Fernandez Celebration to Take Place at El Museo Del Barrio’s El Teatro Some Dance Company: A David Fernandez Celebration was […]

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Joy Annabelle Womack is to be First American Principal Ballerina to Perform on New Bolshoi Theater Stage

November 2, 2011

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Joy Annabelle Womack is to be First American Principal Ballerina to Perform on New Bolshoi Theater Stage Joy Annabelle Womack is set to debut on the Bolshoi Theater stage as the first American ballerina to perform a principal role with the Bolshoi Ballet Academy on the Bolshoi Stage.  She will be dancing the lead role […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Quenby Hersh, Coryphée, Scottish Ballet

September 28, 2011

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Primrose Bakery supports Ballet News Cupcakes & Conversation with Quenby Hersh, Coryphée, Scottish Ballet What motivates you on a Monday morning?  My alarm! Why ballet?  I have been dancing my whole life.  After begging my parents, they signed me up for a ballet class. What are you looking forward to dancing this year?  Song of […]

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The Royal Ballet School returns to NYC

February 10, 2011

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PRESS RELEASE The Royal Ballet School returns to New York City as part of an educational exchange programme with American Ballet Theatre’s junior company, ABT ll.     New York City visit culminates with two joint public performances at The Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theatre on 4 and 5 March, 2011. February 2011 The Royal Ballet […]

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