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Ballet News Reviews | Fairy Tale Fashion

March 10, 2016

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Fairy Tale Fashion book cover

Ballet News Reviews | Fairy Tale Fashion Once upon a time….. Beautifully printed and bound in Italy, where fairy tales first thrived, Fairy Tale Fashion is a fascinating look at the curated content put together by Colleen Hill. This book combines with an exhibition at The Museum at FIT. This is the first book to […]

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SUKI SCHORER TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

January 24, 2016

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SUKI SCHORER TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Former NYCB principal dancer to coach three roles choreographed on her by Balanchine New York City—Suki Schorer, who danced with New York City Ballet 1959-1972 (from 1968 as principal), will coach excerpts from roles in three ballets choreographed on her by Balanchine: Harlequinade (1965),   A […]

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En Avant Foundation for Specialised Ballet Coaching March 10, 2015

March 11, 2015

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En Avant Foundation for Specialised Ballet Coaching  March 10, 2015                                       En Avant Foundation will present specialised coaching Master Classes for advanced pre-professional and professional dancers in San Francisco and in New York in April 2015. Isabelle Guérin, former Étoile of the Paris Opera Ballet, Patrick Armand, former Principal dancer of Boston […]

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Dances Patrelle presents Romeo and Juliet, a dazzling 25th Anniversary Performance

September 7, 2014

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Dances Patrelle presents Romeo and Juliet, a dazzling 25th Anniversary Performance September 11-14 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College New York, New York   In the spirit of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, our evening length revival features Francis Patrelle’s choreography, based on Shakespeare’s Play and Prokofiev’s celebrated score. Following dP’s tradition of educating children and nurturing […]

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THE SARASOTA BALLET JOINS THE LINEUP FOR THE 11th ANNUAL FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK CITY

August 12, 2014

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THE SARASOTA BALLET JOINS THE LINEUP FOR THE 11th ANNUAL FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK CITY Making their New York City debut, The Sarasota Ballet will perform Les Patineurs     Joining the roster of acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, The Sarasota Ballet is excited to announce their participation […]

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DANCE MAGIC: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF RICHARD CALMES

April 4, 2014

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DANCE MAGIC: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF RICHARD CALMES EXHIBITED AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DANCE APRIL 2014-APRIL 2015   The National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs, New York has selected Dance Magic: the Photography of Richard Calmes to be on view from April 2014 to April, 2015. The exhibition was selected under the Museum’s Art in […]

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15

March 31, 2014

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15 The Royal Ballet 2014/15 season has three world premieres (with only one likely to be classical)  including a new full length ballet by Wayne McGregor, a new one act ballet from Liam Scarlett in November alongside Kim Brandstrup’s Ceremony of Innocence, and one by Hofesh Shechter. Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote returns […]

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Two Ballet des Amériques students accepted by the Opera National de Paris

February 14, 2014

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Two Ballet des Amériques students accepted by the Opera National de Paris Two students at Ballet des Amériques have been accepted by the Opera National de Paris as boarder trainees to the Paris Opera’s Summer School. Alexandria O. and Isabel W. – both residents of Greenwich, Connecticut – are trained by Carole Alexis, Director of […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Bronte Kelly, Royal New Zealand Ballet

February 11, 2014

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RNZB dancers in Bronte Kelly and Helio Lima in Don Quixote pas de deux TOWER Tutus on tour - credit Evan Li

Cupcakes & Conversation with Bronte Kelly, Royal New Zealand Ballet From Queensland, Australia, Bronte started dancing at the age of four and went on to train at The Australian Ballet School. She joined Royal New Zealand Ballet at the start of 2011 and recent highlights include appearing in Balanchine’s Who Cares?, performing the title role in […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet announces 2014 line up

October 15, 2013

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Royal New Zealand Ballet announces 2014 line up 61 performances in New Zealand and a four centre US tour The Royal New Zealand Ballet today announced the company’s 2014 season, opening in January with performances in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis and New York. Following the US tour, the RNZB will present three New Zealand […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Widdison-Jacobs, Artist, West Australian Ballet

May 21, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Widdison-Jacobs, Artist,  West Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Well, to be honest, I do need my coffee in the morning but as soon as that kicks in I am excited to start the week. You never know what kind of rehearsals you will have […]

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Harlem Shake + Ballet

February 19, 2013

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Harlem Shake in Ballet Class ? Northern Ballet’s class, to be precise (scroll down for the video). The Harlem Shake, originally called the Albee in Harlem and originating from the Ethiopian dance called Eskista, is a dance that started in 1981 in New York. Originator Al B described the Harlem Shake as a drunken or alcoholic […]

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Artistic Director Karen Kain Unveils The National Ballet of Canada’s 2013/14 Season

February 12, 2013

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Artistic Director Karen Kain Unveils The National Ballet of Canada’s 2013/14 Season Innovation: Three World Premieres by Canadian Choreographers Canadian Premiere of Spectre de la Rose by Marco Goecke First-Ever Tour to Saratoga Springs, NY Swan Lake, Onegin February 12, 2013… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the 2013/14 […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet

December 23, 2012

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The Narrative of Nothing (Infinity triple bill): photographer Jeff Busby, dancers Charles Thompson and Brooke Lockett

Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? (or Tuesday if that is the first day of your working week) Coffee! No it’s the excitement of beginning a new week fresh and the prospect of new challenges, new opportunities and potentially wonderful moments […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Tours to Saratoga Springs in 2013 with a Mixed Programme of The Four Seasons & Emergence

December 6, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Tours to Saratoga Springs in 2013 with a Mixed Programme of The Four Seasons & Emergence The National Ballet of Canada’s production of the great Romantic classic Giselle opened last night at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto for only seven performances. Giselle runs from December 5 […]

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Yosvani Ramos, Principal, The Australian Ballet

November 21, 2012

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Rachel Rawlins and Yosvani Ramos Les Sylphides Photo Alex Makeyev

Cupcakes and Conversation with Yosvani Ramos, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I make myself a double espresso coffee every morning as soon as I wake up. Couldn’t function without it! Why ballet ? There’s nothing else I’d rather do. Who would you most like to dance […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Waltzes to Wembley

November 17, 2012

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** LIVE SHOW **

Strictly Come Dancing Waltzes to Wembley for week 7 This week the 9 remaining celebrities dance at Wembley Arena in front of an audience of 6000 people to raise money for Children in Need. During It Takes Two last week the contestants were offered some conflicting advice from ex-Strictly pro dancers. Karen Hardy advised the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 6

November 10, 2012

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Lisa Riley, Robin Windsor - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing week 6 The Strictly Top Ten line up at the half-way point of the competition to try to dance into Wembley Arena next week. Tonight’s show opens with hideous stuff from Tess and Claudia Winkleman (gawky and awkward, unnecessary lifts), who is standing in for Bruce Forsyth this week. Why does Claud […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gina Scott, Corps de Ballet, Semperoper Ballett

October 25, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gina Scott, Corps de Ballet, Semperoper Ballett What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I love knowing that the start of the week is only around the corner as I have another week of new challenges and different expectations, depending on the rep we are rehearsing. Why ballet ? […]

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