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Boston Ballet Company head to London

July 3, 2013

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Boston Ballet Company head to London As Boston Ballet head into town for a hotly anticipated week of performances, here’s a round-up of my interviews with their dancers across the ranks, for Ballet News. Cupcakes & Conversation with Erica Cornejo, Principal, Boston Ballet Cupcakes & Conversation with John Lam, Soloist, Boston Ballet Cupcakes & Conversation with Sylvia […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS A SPARKLING NIGHT OF STARSTO LAUNCH THE 2011-2012 SEASON AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE

September 30, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS A SPARKLING NIGHT OF STARSTO LAUNCH THE 2011-2012 SEASON AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE   PERFORMANCE FEATURES THE FULL COMPANY AND GUEST ARTIST JENNIFER DEPALO OF MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY BOSTON, MA – September 29, 2011– Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today programming and casting for Boston Ballet’s sixth annual […]

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Ballet News recipes

September 4, 2011

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Ballet News recipe quest Ballet News is launching a search for your original recipes – the food you cook yourself because you love it; can’t live without it and want to share with others. Your recipe can be for any type of food, hot or cold, and from any place or season around the world, but […]

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Ballet Business : Pointe shoes deconstructed

January 20, 2011

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It’s Not Magic; it’s linen & often flour It’s not magic that keeps a ballerina on her toes – it’s a mixture of materials – often burlap, flour, dextrine*, paper, potato starch, rough and smooth leather, coarse linen, satin, papier-mâché, held together with glue of a secret formula. You may have seen dancers strutting about, […]

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Ballet NEWS | A tale of two pointe shoes with Rachel Cossar, Boston Ballet

January 10, 2011

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  Recently I interviewed Rachel Cossar, a Corps de ballet dancer with Boston Ballet. One of the questions I asked during the Cupcakes & Conversation interview related to the preparation of Rachel’s pointe shoes – in fact, it’s a question I always ask because there are a million different ways of working pointe shoes, with the technique being […]

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New Year Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachel Cossar, Corps de Ballet, Boston Ballet

January 1, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachel Cossar, Corps de Ballet, Boston Ballet Rachel Cossar, of Toronto, Ontario, began her training at the National Ballet School of Canada, Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, École Supérieure de Danse Contemporaire before joining Boston Ballet School as a trainee. Cossar danced with Boston Ballet II for the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 seasons […]

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