Tag Archives: Sir Frederick Ashton

Sarasota Ballet Presents A Celebration of Two Worlds, Music and Dance

September 30, 2016

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Sarasota Ballet Presents A Celebration of Two Worlds, Music and Dance An elegant and thrilling evening of opera and ballet Bringing world-class performers to the Suncoast area, The Sarasota Ballet announced today they will hold the first annual Celebration of Two Worlds event on January 8, 2017 at the Sarasota Opera House.  This one-of-a-kind event […]

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Sarasota Ballet Announces Interim Managing Director and National Search

February 20, 2016

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Sarasota Ballet Announces Interim Managing Director and National Search Joseph Volpe, Retired GM of The Metropolitan Opera Named Interim Managing Director at The Sarasota Ballet Sarasota, FL (February 18, 2016) – The Board of Directors of Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Inc. announced Joseph Volpe, retired General Manager of The Metropolitan Opera and theater and management […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Celebrates Ballet History in 2014-2015 Season Finale

April 10, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Celebrates Ballet History in 2014-2015 Season Finale Honoring Vaslav Nijinsky, the Company pays tribute to The Ballets Russes SARASOTA, FL (April 2, 2015) –The Sarasota Ballet ends the 2014-2015 Season with a retrospective paying tribute to The Ballets Russes and the famed male dancer, Vaslav Nijinsky. The program featuring Michel Fokine’s Les […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Restructures Administrative Staff by Creating an Expanded Development Department

February 9, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Restructures Administrative Staff by Creating an Expanded Development Department Ballet Company strengthens resources by hiring two new employees   SARASOTA, Fla. – February 9, 2015 – The Sarasota Ballet announced today that Janet K. Ginn has joined the staff as Development Director to further expand the financial foundation of the Company.  The […]

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Dutch National Ballet | FAIRYTALES

November 15, 2013

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Dutch National Ballet | FAIRYTALES The magical worlds of two master choreographers * European premiere Firebird by Alexei Ratmansky * revival The Dream by Sir Frederick Ashton * Performances  1 until 16 March 2014 at The Amsterdam Music Theatre The Dutch National Ballet brings a fairytale atmosphere into the spring of 2014. In co-production with […]

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The Sarasota Ballet highlights one of America’s most influential choreographers.

October 31, 2013

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The Sarasota Ballet highlights one of America’s most influential choreographers.   Taking the stage of the Sarasota Opera House on November 22nd and 23rd, The Sarasota Ballet will honor one of the most influential ballet figures in America, George Balanchine. Credited with bringing classical ballet into the modern era and establishing the New York City […]

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Ballet San Jose | Program 2, “Neoclassical Masters”

February 28, 2013

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Ballet San Jose | Program 2, “Neoclassical Masters” When: March 22 – 24, 2013 Where: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard in downtown San Jose (corner of Park Avenue) Prices: $30 – $105 * Reduced Price Family Matinee (Saturday, March 23 at 1:30) $21 – $75 Tickets: 408.288.2800 or Ballet San Jose’s […]

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If the shoe fits…. wear it !

February 12, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS CINDERELLA Septime Webre’s Adaptation of the Classic Fairy Tale   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) continues 2013 with TWB’s Artistic Director Septime Webre’s acclaimed adaptation of the fairy tale, Cinderella. The production opens with a preview March 20 and runs March 21 through 24, 2013 at The John F. […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON AND NEW 2012 PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER

August 24, 2012

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2013 REPERTORY SEASON AND NEW 2012 PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER   REPERTORY SEASON HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE A WORLD PREMIERE FROM JESSICA LANG, THE COMPANY PREMIERES OF DON QUIXOTE AND WORKS BY MERCE CUNNINGHAM, JORMA ELO, KURT JOOSS, AND SIR FREDERICK ASHTON   NEW MUSIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR ENGAGED   COMPANY ALSO ANNOUNCES […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL ANNOUCES THE APPOINTMENT OF SAMIRA SAIDI AS DIRECTOR OF DANCE

May 3, 2012

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL ANNOUCES THE APPOINTMENT OF SAMIRA SAIDI AS DIRECTOR OF DANCE English National Ballet School is delighted to announce that it has appointed Samira Saidi as its new Director of Dance. Samira will be joining the school in August, following an illustrious career including twenty years dancing with Birmingham Royal Ballet and […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER

March 26, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER   Boston Ballet’s thrilling season of dance features The Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia, Balanchine classics, a Jorma Elo world premiere, and an all Kylían program   BOSTON, MA – March 26, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for […]

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San Francisco Ballet School Associate Director Lola de Avila to step down

March 8, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet School Associate Director Lola de Avila to step down Current SF Ballet School Trainee Principal Patrick Armand Named Successor SAN FRANCISCO—March 8, 2012—Following a distinguished, cumulative thirteen-year tenure as San Francisco Ballet School associate director, Lola de Avila will be stepping down in late August to oversee the full-time operation of the Maria de […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Celebrated at NFB Mediatheque

February 17, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Celebrated at NFB Mediatheque Dance on Film and Archival Display February 21  – 29, 2012 February 17, 2012… To celebrate The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th anniversary season the NFB Mediatheque will present a week-long series of dance on film, February 21 – 29, 2012. The series will launch […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Winter Season Opens with La Fille mal gardée

February 13, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Winter Season Opens with La Fille mal gardée Principal Casting Announced Seven Debuts February 13, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Sir Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée which opens the Winter Season on February 29, 2012 at […]

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A Tchaikovsky Trilogy – Swan Lake | Sleeping Beauty | Nutcracker at the London Coliseum

February 7, 2012

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A Tchaikovsky Trilogy at the London Coliseum, 23-28 July 2012 Swan Lake – Sleeping Beauty – Nutcracker Tickets On Sale Today For nearly two hundred years Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker have thrilled audiences around the globe. Now Danish dance legend Peter Schaufuss presents The Tchaikovsky Trilogy, his own take on […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Artistic Director Dame Monica Mason DBE receives QEII Coronation Award

December 9, 2011

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Dame Monica Mason DBE with RAD President Dame Antoinette Sibley DBE and Clement Crisp. Photo credit: Mark Lees.

The Royal Ballet’s Artistic Director Dame Monica Mason DBE receives QEII Coronation Award The Royal Academy of Dance has presented its most prestigious award, the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Coronation Award to Dame Monica Mason DBE, Director of The Royal Ballet, in appreciation of her lifetime contribution to dance. Celebrations were held on 8 December […]

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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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The Bolshoi Ballet’s Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev in London this summer

March 28, 2011

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Mon 11 July  – Sun 17 July 2011 NEWSFLASH – Osipova & Vasiliev are scheduled to dance in every performance. This July, for 9 performances only, superstars of the Bolshoi Ivan Vasiliev and Natalia Osipova with sensational Danish ballet star Alban Lendorf will perform a twenty-first century re-staging of Sir Frederick Ashton’s Romeo & Juliet […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Christine Shevchenko, Corps de ballet, American Ballet Theatre

November 16, 2010

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  Cupcakes & Conversation with Christine Shevchenko, Corps de ballet, American Ballet Theatre Christine Shevchenko was born in Odessa, Ukraine where she was chosen to train in rhythmic gymnastics and ballet at an Olympic School. At the age of eight, she moved to the United States and spent the next nine years studying at Pennsylvania […]

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