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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WASHINGTON BALLET STUDIO COMPANY IN PETER AND THE WOLF

April 6, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WASHINGTON BALLET STUDIO COMPANY IN PETER AND THE WOLF   Specially-priced $15 tickets available to residents of Wards 7 & 8 as part of TWB’s Community Engagement   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents Brian Reeder’s captivating adaptation of the classic tale, Peter and the Wolf, May 19 and […]

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The Hong Kong Ballet’s Cinderella

June 25, 2012

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Celebrate summer with the enchanting fairytale of Cinderella — and the Ugly Stepsisters! Hong Kong – 25 June 2012 The glass slippers, the pumpkin coach and the clock striking midnight – everyone knows the iconic motifs of this enchanting fairytale ballet. Watch Cinderella’s dreams come true as she is whisked from the daily grind of […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 40th Anniversary Line-Up

April 20, 2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 40th Anniversary Line-Up PNB Box Office Opens for 2012-2013 ticket sales on Monday, July 23 Special One-Week Offer: NO SERVICE FEES July 23 – 29! (Nutcracker tickets on sale May 1)   September 2012 – June 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 40th Season to […]

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Ballet San Jose presents Cinderella with guest dancer Sascha Radetsky

April 16, 2012

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Alexsandra Meijer as Cinderella. Photos by Chris Hardy

Ballet San Jose presents Cinderella with guest dancer Sascha Radetsky Ballet San Jose presents its final program of the 2011-2012 season, May 4-6 with the Company Premiere of Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella set to music by Sergei Prokofiev.  All the classic elements are here: the ugly stepsisters (danced by company men with cross-dressing humor) an elaborate […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET IN JUNE 2012

March 21, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET IN JUNE 2012  Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Wortham Theater Center with a Revival of the Production that Inaugurated the Facility   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From June 7-17, 2012, Houston Ballet will revive its lavish production of Romeo and Juliet, choreographed by Ben Stevenson. In the ballet, two teenagers […]

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San Francisco Ballet Update

March 3, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet Update March 2012   The Little Mermaid Receives Prestigious TV and Film Award Nomination SF Ballet’s filmed production of Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid has received a nomination for the “Best in Arts Documentary and Performing Arts” award from the Rose d’Or Global Entertainment Television Festival. Entertainment programs from around the world are […]

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San Francisco Ballet announces that Christopher Wheeldon will create new Cinderella

February 16, 2012

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  CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON CREATES NEW CINDERELLA FOR SAN FRANCISCO BALLET & FOR THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, February 15, 2012—Christopher Wheeldon is creating a spectacular new ballet version of the most popular fairytale in the world: Cinderella. San Francisco Ballet and the Dutch National Ballet will co-produce this new creation by one of […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2012 SEASON

January 10, 2012

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2012 SEASON Since my article on the backstage problems at Ballet San Jose, their press office has stopped sending me press releases.  Nevertheless, I am reliably kept up to date on developments, and here is the latest company announcement. The dancers have been laid-off since December 24th 2011, cautious about making any plans to […]

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HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES CINDERELLA, STANTON WELCH’S MODERN TAKE ON A CLASSIC FAIRY TALE

December 9, 2011

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HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES CINDERELLA, STANTON WELCH’S MODERN TAKE ON A CLASSIC FAIRY TALE, FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 4, 2012 Production Features Spectacular Scenery and Costumes by New Zealand Designer Kristian Fredrickson HOUSTON, TEXAS – From February 23-March 4, 2012, Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s staging of Cinderella, set to Sergei Prokofiev’s classic score.  A fresh […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS JOHN CRANKO’S ROMEO AND JULIET TO LAUNCH THE 2011-2012 SEASON

October 12, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS JOHN CRANKO’S ROMEO AND JULIET TO LAUNCH THE 2011-2012 SEASON The Greatest Love Story of All Time Takes the Stage at The Boston Opera House BOSTON, MA – October 12, 2011 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen’s presents John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet, November 3-13 at The Boston Opera House. This […]

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Ballet NEWS | Pacific Northwest Ballet presents Cinderella

January 3, 2011

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    February 4-13, 2010 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109 Pacific Northwest Ballet presents  February 4 & 5 at 7:30 pm February 10–12 at 7:30 pm February 5 & 12 at 2:00 pm February 6 & 13 at 1:00 pm Added Performance!  February 13 at 6:30 pm SEATTLE, […]

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National Ballet of Canada – Eight Debuts in Cinderella

October 18, 2010

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Eight Debuts in Cinderella November 11 to 20, 2010 October 7, 2010… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Cinderella, which includes eight debuts. Cinderella is onstage November 11 – 20, 2010 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The opening performance on November […]

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet competition winner announced plus Birmingham Royal Ballet & The Royal Ballet news

December 7, 2009

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BALLET NEWS | English National Ballet competition winner announced plus Birmingham Royal Ballet & The Royal Ballet news

COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCED Congratulations to ‘Two sugars please’, who wins our exclusive competition in association with English National Ballet. Please get in touch with your details and I’ll arrange the rest. CHRISTMAS BALLET TV This summer The Royal Ballet embarked on a ground-breaking tour to Cuba with Guest Principal Carlos Acosta in his home country. […]

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