Tag Archives: Sir Kenneth MacMillan

The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece

November 30, 2016

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The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece Balanchine’s glorious Jewels provides a unique and exquisite treat for the holiday season with its beautiful and mesmerizing choreography and costumes. George Balanchine’s Jewels opens at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on December 16, marking the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform Emeralds, Rubies and […]

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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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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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Famous love story Queensland’s first Super Star

May 14, 2013

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Famous love story Queensland’s first Super Star The Newman Government is delivering on a key Arts for All Queenslanders election commitment, with the announcement of the first Super Star project. Arts Minister Ian Walker said Queensland would be home to an exclusive season of the ballet Romeo and Juliet, featuring internationally acclaimed dancers.   “This […]

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING

February 12, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING   Stanton Welch Creates a New Staging of The Rite of Spring, Featuring Designs by Indigenous Australian artist Rosella Namok Acclaimed Choreographer Edwaard Liang Creates His First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet to Music by Ezio Bosso Program Also Features Houston Ballet Premiere of […]

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season

September 24, 2012

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English National Ballet | AD Tamara Rojo announces new season  Tamara Rojo, the new Artistic Director of English National Ballet, today announced details of the company’s new season, talked about her vision for the company and introduced her new artistic team. Ecstasy and Death – 20th Century masterpieces including the company premiere of Jiř Kylián’s […]

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SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS PLANS UNDER NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR | Royal Ballet’s Kristen McNally to choreograph

September 12, 2012

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Claire Robertson and Daniel Davidson in William Forsythe’s Workwithinwork. Photograph by Andrew Ross.

SCOTTISH BALLET UNVEILS PLANS UNDER NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR At a press conference held today, 12 September 2012, at Scottish Ballet headquarters in Glasgow and online to media across the world, Chief Executive Cindy Sughrue and incoming Artistic Director Christopher Hampson unveiled forthcoming plans and aspirations for the future of the company. “As Scotland’s national dance […]

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Sky Arts announces Michael Parkinson Masterclass with Carlos Acosta

July 17, 2012

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Sky Arts announces Michael Parkinson Masterclass with Carlos Acosta Beginning Tuesday 13 November at 9pm on Sky Arts 1 HD and Sky Go Sky Arts today announces an extraordinary line-up of guests for Sir Michael Parkinson’s exclusive new series, which will begin on Sky Arts 1 in November. Sir Michael will welcome an astonishing array of guests from […]

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS INVITED TO JAPAN TO PERFORM MANON

April 1, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS INVITED TO JAPAN TO PERFORM MANON JUNE 24 & 26, 2012 AT NEW NATIONAL THEATRE HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet’s Principal Dancers Connor Walsh and Sara Webb have been invited to travel to Japan to perform the leading roles in Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon with The National Ballet of Japan. Houston’s dancers […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Hannah Grennell, Aspirant, Dutch National Ballet (Het Nationale Ballet)

November 11, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Hannah Grennell, Aspirant, Dutch National Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me is basically class. I enjoy the physicality of ballet and how focused it is. I find that in a company, class isn’t just class; it is the warm up at the start […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Mourns Alexander Grant

October 3, 2011

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The National Ballet of Canada Mourns Alexander Grant Former Artistic Director Dies at 86 October 3, 2011… The National Ballet of Canada mourns the death of Alexander Grant, Artistic Director from 1976 to 1983, who passed away on Friday, September 30 in London, England at the age of 86. Alexander Grant and David Scott. Photo […]

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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 Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis and Friends

June 8, 2011

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Suffolk Dancer brings Royal Ballet & English National Ballet Stars to The Regent Theatre, Ipswich for the first time in almost 40 years It’s been a long time coming, but (drum roll)… Ladies, Gentleman & Children, Gary Avis treads the boards in his home town with his gala on behalf of The Hunger Project. After a […]

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Stepping Out: The Australian Ballet launches 2011 season

September 14, 2010

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The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister launched the company’s 2011 season in Melbourne today. In 2011, the company reflects on its coming of age and celebrates its extensive international influence over the past 49 years. From classic, full-length ballets to exciting contemporary offerings, each work in the 2011 season has a significant place in […]

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