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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 Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet

May 15, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Absolutely nothing! I get up at 8.30am….Not a morning person! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? Insanity, and a certain level […]

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The Australian Ballet | Vanguard: the beauty in the abstract

February 6, 2013

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The Australian Ballet | Vanguard: the beauty in the abstract Key works from ballet’s game changers: Balanchine, Kylián and McGregor The Australian Ballet celebrates ground-breaking moments in ballet history with Vanguard,a triple bill of works that challenged perceptions of ballet and set thefoundations for contemporary dance. George Balanchine stretched classical technique with The Four Temperaments.     […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet

December 23, 2012

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The Narrative of Nothing (Infinity triple bill): photographer Jeff Busby, dancers Charles Thompson and Brooke Lockett

Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? (or Tuesday if that is the first day of your working week) Coffee! No it’s the excitement of beginning a new week fresh and the prospect of new challenges, new opportunities and potentially wonderful moments […]

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The Australian Ballet celebrates Masterpieces in 2013

September 5, 2012

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The Australian Ballet celebrates Masterpieces in 2013 The company looks beyond 50 for ballet’s next moves The Australian Ballet is presenting a season of ballet masterpieces in 2013, alongside a suite of exciting and innovative offstage projects. Launching the season in Melbourne today, Artistic Director David McAllister announced the 2013 repertoire and a number of initiatives […]

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Long-time Ballet San Jose dancer Tiffany Glenn dead from cancer at age 33

June 22, 2012

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Long-time Ballet San Jose dancer Tiffany Glenn dead from cancer at age 33   Tiffany Glenn B. February 25, 1979 D. June 18, 2012 Longtime Ballet San Jose soloist Tiffany Glenn died Monday at the age of 33 following a six-year battle with cancer. Tiffany, who was born and raised in Washington, D.C., received her […]

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The National Ballet of Canada announces promotions

June 11, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada announces promotions Rebekah Rimsay Promoted to Principal Character Artist Naoya Ebe Promoted to First Soloist Alexandra MacDonald and Christopher Stalzer Promoted to Second Soloist Winners of the David Tory Award and the Patron Award of Merit Announced June 11, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carli Samuelson, Corps de Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet

March 27, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carli Samuelson, Corps de Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It can be very difficult to find motivation on a Monday morning, but my motivation comes from the fact that I’m a part of this amazing professional ballet company (Pacific Northwest Ballet) and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ruben Martin Cintas, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

March 3, 2012

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Ruben Martin Cintas in Balanchine's The Four Temperaments.Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust; Photo © Erik Tomasson

Cupcakes & Conversation with Ruben Martin Cintas, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It motivates me to know that each day I’m going to give my best to all of the challenges that might come. Also, thinking about my family who are all so far away, yet […]

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American Ballet Theatre’s Ethan Stiefel to retire

January 23, 2012

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ETHAN STIEFEL TO RETIRE AS PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Ethan Stiefel, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 1997, will retire from the Company at the conclusion of the 2012 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  Stiefel will give his farewell […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Vanessa Zahorian, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

August 11, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Vanessa Zahorian, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me at 8am to wake up on a Monday is dancing itself. Knowing that I get to work in a job that consists of my passion and love -ballet – and getting to dance […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRESENTS 2011 FALL PERFORMANCES

August 5, 2011

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            NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRESENTS 2011 FALL PERFORMANCES SEPTEMBER 13 – OCTOBER 9   Sir Paul McCartney’s Ocean’s Kingdom to Premiere at NYCB’s Fall Gala on Thursday, September 22   Principal Dancer Charles Askegard to Give Farewell Performance on Sunday, October 9 New York City Ballet will open its […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRESENTS BALANCHINE BLACK & WHITE WEEK

April 20, 2011

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRESENTS BALANCHINE BLACK & WHITE WEEK MAY 3 – 10, 2011 NYCB opens its spring repertory season with Balanchine Black & White Week, a full week of performances of George Balanchine’s “black and white” ballets, as well as a series of Pre-Performance Talks, demonstrations, and events. This opening week of performances […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT SIX WEEKS OF REPERTORY PERFORMANCES MAY 3 – JUNE 12, 2011

April 20, 2011

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT SIX WEEKS OF REPERTORY PERFORMANCES MAY 3 – JUNE 12, 2011 Opening Week Will Showcase Balanchine’s Signature “Black and White” Ballets Featuring 12 of the Iconic Works as Well as a Special Series of Pre-Performance Talks, Demonstrations, and Events New Production of The Seven Deadly Sins Choreographed by Lynne […]

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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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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Jeffrey Stanton Announces Retirement

November 25, 2010

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Jeffrey Stanton Announces Retirement Final Performances During 2010-2011 Season Seattle, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal and principal dancer Jeffrey Stanton have announced that Mr. Stanton will be retiring at the end of the 2010-2011 season, following a 23-year career, 17 years of which were spent with […]

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