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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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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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GLORIA GOVRIN TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION

August 20, 2012

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GLORIA GOVRIN TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION   Longtime New York City Ballet soloist to teach and coach three major solos choreographed on her by Balanchine New York City—Gloria Govrin danced with New York City Ballet from 1959 to 1974 and was promoted to soloist in 1963.  An unusually tall dancer, she inspired […]

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Ballet and Parkinson’s

January 5, 2012

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Ballet and Parkinson’s English National Ballet and scientists from Roehampton University, headed by Dr Sara Houston, a dance scholar and sociologist, are collaborating on Dance for Parkinson’s, a term of ballet classes for 40 people diagnosed with the disease to see whether there are beneficial effects relating to ballet in people with Parkinson’s. Dr Houston’s research […]

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English National Ballet and Roehampton University announce breakthrough research into the benefits of dance for people with Parkinson’s

June 6, 2011

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English National Ballet and Roehampton University announce breakthrough research into the benefits of dance for people with Parkinson’s “Dancing like this is helping me to get Mr. Parkinson’s out of the driving seat of my life.” “The ballet did make me urgently want to move more, and move better and hinted at how this might […]

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