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Opening its 2016 season at top speed, The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill Vitesse pushes the boundaries of ballet

January 27, 2016

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The Australian Ballet's Imogen Chapman for Vitesse. Photo by Justin Ridler

Opening its 2016 season at top speed, The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill Vitesse pushes the boundaries of ballet The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill Vitesse is ballet at full voltage. Three stripped-back abstract works by three of the world’s leading choreographers show the men and women of the Company at their strongest and fastest, […]

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The Washington Ballet | Director’s Cut, Premieres Feb.24-28

January 15, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | Director’s Cut, Premieres Feb.24-28 A Tribute to Works that Changed the Ballet World Set to Live Piano, Plus Jazz, Electronic Music and Bach’s Goldberg Variations The Washington Ballet (TWB) premieres Director’s Cut February 24-28 at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater, a collection of works that centers on legendary choreographer William Forsythe’s […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet | The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude

February 4, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet | The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude With THE VERTIGINOUS THRILL OF FORSYTHE, Pacific Northwest Ballet becomes the first major American dance company to present a program devoted entirely to the work of acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe. The triple bill, including two PNB premieres, presents distinctive works from a dance maker legendary for […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON

July 6, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON World Premieres by Melissa Hough, James Kudelka, Garrett Smith and Stanton Welch Highlight Season Company Presents North American Premiere of David Bintley’s Three-Act Aladdin in February 2014 Eight New Works Enter the Company’s Repertoire, including Ji•í Kylián’s Sechs Tanze and Stanton Welch’s Of Blessed Memory Houston Ballet Celebrates Stanton Welch’s […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Mireille Hassenboehler, Principal, Houston Ballet

August 8, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Mireille Hassenboehler, Principal, Houston Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My son rises at 6:30!!! Seeing his sweet smiling face gets me going. When he is up and ready to go so must I. Why ballet? Can’t imagine life without it.  Placing my hand on the ballet […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF KYLIÁN’S BELLA FIGURA, FORSYTHE’S THE SECOND DETAIL AND WORLD PREMIERES BY HELEN PICKETT

April 12, 2011

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                BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF KYLIÁN’S BELLA FIGURA, FORSYTHE’S THE SECOND DETAIL AND WORLD PREMIERES BY HELEN PICKETT BOSTON, MA – April 12, 2011 – Boston Ballet presents Bella Figura, a program headlined by the American premiere of Jiří Kylián’s Bella Figura, a Company premiere […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ariana Lallone, Pacific Northwest Ballet

April 1, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ariana Lallone, Principal, Pacific Northwest Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning?   Whatever day of the week it may be . . . I remind myself how much I love every aspect of my profession. Why ballet? At 7 years of age, my gymnastics coach told my […]

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SADLER’S WELLS ANNOUNCES SYLVIE GUILLEM WORLD PREMIERE

March 23, 2011

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SADLER’S WELLS ANNOUNCES SYLVIE GUILLEM WORLD PREMIERE Sadler’s Wells is delighted to announce the world premiere in July 2011 of a mixed programme devised and performed by internationally acclaimed dancer and Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Sylvie Guillem.       Widely recognised as one of the world’s greatest dancers, Sylvie Guillem stars in a new […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lydia Wellington, Corps de ballet, New York City Ballet

February 8, 2011

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   Cupcakes & Conversation with Lydia Wellington, Corps de ballet, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Tuesday morning? I can’t relax for more than one day (and I really take that Monday to veg out), so I practically jump out of bed on Tuesday morning. I think I get really […]

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Ballet NEWS | Boston Ballet – Rethink Ballet with Boston Ballet’s Spring Season – Full-length Story Ballets to Contemporary World Premiere Works

February 4, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS ITS SIGNATURE RANGE IN FOUR DIVERSE SPRING PROGRAMS INCLUDING ELO EXPERIENCE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, BELLA FIGURA, AND BALANCHINE/ROBBINS Rethink Ballet with Boston Ballet’s Spring Season – Full-length Story Ballets to Contemporary World Premiere Works BOSTON, MA – February 4, 2011 – Following a highly successful and lauded fall season featuring a […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Dancer Stacy Lowenberg Announces Retirement

January 25, 2011

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  Pacific Northwest Ballet Dancer Stacy Lowenberg Announces Retirement Following a 17-Year Career, Final Performances During 2010-2011 Season Seattle, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet corps de ballet dancer Stacy Lowenberg has announced she will be retiring at the end of the 2010-2011 season, following a 17-year career, 14 years of which were spent with PNB. […]

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