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Ballet News Reviews | Taking Flight – Michaela & Elaine DePrince

September 14, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Taking Flight – Michaela & Elaine DePrince You probably won’t recognise the name Mabinty Bangura. You may have heard of Michaela DePrince, the extraordinarily flexible dancer from Sierra Leone whose story has been published for young adults. DePrince lived in Sierra Leone, West Africa, during the civil war, and the horrors […]

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Vail International Dance Festival 2014

August 4, 2014

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Misa Kuranaga (Boston Ballet) performs an excerpt from Bournonville's Kermesse in Bruges on the second International Evening of Dance program at the 2014 Vail International Dance Festival.

Vail International Dance Festival 2014

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Metropolitan Ballet Company Announces Auditions for Boys’ Scholarship Dance Program, Led by Alexander Iziliaev, Former Principal Dancer with Pennsylvania Ballet

May 16, 2013

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Metropolitan Ballet Company Announces Auditions for Boys’ Scholarship Dance Program, Led by Alexander Iziliaev, Former Principal Dancer with Pennsylvania Ballet The Boys’ Scholarship Program, celebrating its 15th year in 2013, provides tuition-free training in all-male classes to more than 50 boys, ages 7-18, each year.  Boys’ unique movement and learning styles are addressed by distinguished […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Julie Diana, Principal Dancer, Pennsylvania Ballet

May 9, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Julie Diana, Principal Dancer, Pennsylvania Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? A cup of Dunkin Donuts coffee with French Vanilla Coffeemate. Why ballet ? I initially wanted to be an Olympic gymnast, but I was scared of everything but the floor routine (and my tumbling wasn’t terrific). […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Amy Aldridge, Principal, Pennsylvania Ballet

May 6, 2012

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Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancer Amy Aldridge in William Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude. Photo: Alexander Iziliaev.

Cupcakes & Conversation with Amy Aldridge, Principal, Pennsylvania Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?   Ballet class on Monday morning is how I’ve started my week since I was 15 years old. It has become equivalent to morning coffee for me. When I’m not dancing on the weekend I relax, […]

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Dance Medicine – Head to Toe : A Dancer’s Guide to Health

December 26, 2011

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Dance Medicine – Head to Toe : A Dancer’s Guide to Health Dance Medicine – Head to Toe : A Dancer’s Guide to Health by Judith R Peterson MD is 184 pages including 74 illustrations by Kathleen Rowland, 14 halftones and 3 radiographic images. Peterson was the attending physician to the Pennsylvania Ballet for 10 years, […]

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Dance Theatre of Tennessee presents “Swan Lake Act 2” as part of its opening series “At 75 – A Tribute to Elaine Thomas”

September 19, 2011

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Dance Theatre of Tennessee presents “Swan Lake Act 2” as part of its opening series “At 75 – A Tribute to Elaine Thomas” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: September 30, 2011, Friday and October 1, 2011, Saturday, 8:00pm, Harpeth Hall Auditorium   Nashville, TN – September 30, 2011 The Dance Theatre of Tennessee (DTT) will bring […]

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