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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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Pacific Northwest Ballet Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative

April 15, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative $565,000 earmarked for research and development   Pacific Northwest Ballet has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation’s Building Audiences for Sustainability effort – a  new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences, […]

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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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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS AIR TWYLA

July 22, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS AIR TWYLA Featuring Nine Sinatra Songs, the PNB premiere of Brief Fling, and the world premiere of Waiting at the Station   September 27 – October 6, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street at Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   September 27 – 28, October 3 – 5 at […]

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American Ballet Theatre announces new season

June 27, 2013

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American Ballet Theatre announces new season

American Ballet Theatre announces new Fall season Box Office Opens Monday, July 22 The World Premiere of The Tempest by Alexei Ratmansky will highlight American Ballet Theatre’s inaugural Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater, October 30-November 10, 2013.  The Fall 2013 season, announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, will also feature revivals […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet School Presents the 32nd ANNUAL PNB SCHOOL PERFORMANCES

May 29, 2013

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Pacific Northwest Ballet School Presents the 32nd ANNUAL PNB SCHOOL PERFORMANCES Featuring Twyla Tharp’s Sweet Fields, accompanied by the Tudor Choir; and George Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, accompanied by Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras   Saturday, June 15, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center 1:30 & 7:00 pm   SEATTLE, WA — See and […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2013-2014 Line-Up

April 26, 2013

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2013-2014 Line-Up PNB Box Office Opens for 41st season ticket sales on Monday, July 15 Special Offer: NO SERVICE FEES through July 31   September 2013 – June 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 41st Season to feature two world premieres including a new work […]

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The Royal Ballet Principal Leanne Benjamin to retire

April 4, 2013

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LEANNE BENJAMIN TO RETIRE AFTER 20 YEARS AS A PRINCIPAL DANCER WITH THE ROYAL BALLET After an outstanding 21 years dancing with The Royal Ballet, Principal Dancer Leanne Benjamin has announced her intention to retire in July 2013, at the end of the current season.  Her last performance will be in Tokyo on 10 July in […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS MODERN MASTERPIECES

February 28, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS MODERN MASTERPIECES Featuring works by George Balanchine – Ulysses Dove – Twyla Tharp Plus a world premiere by Paul Gibson   March 15 – 24, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   7:30 pm on March 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23 Matinees on […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Modern masterpieces

January 17, 2013

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS Modern masterpieces Featuring works by George Balanchine – Ulysses Dove – Twyla Tharp Plus a world premiere by Paul Gibson   March 15 – 24, 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   March 15 & 16 at 7:30 pm March 16 at 2:00 pm […]

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INTERNATIONAL CHOREOGRAPHER TWYLA THARP ARRIVES IN WINNIPEG

September 14, 2012

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INTERNATIONAL CHOREOGRAPHER TWYLA THARP ARRIVES IN WINNIPEG   Choreographer to spend six weeks preparing final version of new ballet for October premiere Winnipeg, Manitoba (September 12, 2012) – Internationally-acclaimed choreographer Twyla Tharp has landed in Winnipeg.  And, true to form, she’s wasting no time in getting straight to work. The Tony and Emmy award-winning choreographer […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 40th Anniversary Line-Up

July 20, 2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 40th Anniversary Line-Up Special Early-Bird Sale: NO SERVICE FEES thru August 10th   September 2012 – June 2013 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington 40th Season to feature six world premieres including works by Mark Morris and Christopher Wheeldon; Other highlights include the return of audience-favorites Cinderella, […]

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HOUSTON BALLET SHOWCASES FEMALE CHOREOGRAPHERS IN WOMEN@ART

July 14, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET SHOWCASES FEMALE CHOREOGRAPHERS IN WOMEN@ART SEPTEMBER 20 – 30 Acclaimed Canadian Choreographer Aszure Barton Creates Her First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet Company Premiere of The Brahms-Haydn Variations is the Second Work by Twyla Tharp to Enter Houston Ballet’s Repertoire HOUSTON, TEXAS – From September 20-30, 2012, Houston Ballet presents Women@Art featuring a […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet flies to Italy to perform three evenings of ALL THARP at Spoleto 55: Festival dei Due Mondi

June 30, 2012

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So Long, Seattle – Buongiorno, Spoleto! Pacific Northwest Ballet flies to Italy to perform three evenings of ALL THARP at Spoleto 55: Festival dei Due Mondi   July 6 – 8, 2012 – 9:15 pm Teatro Romano Piazza della Libertà Spoleto, Italy Special thanks to Raisbeck Engineering, Principal Sponsor of PNB’s performances at the Festival […]

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer

June 15, 2012

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer Billed as “an exploration of the role of the male dancer, developed within classical ballet over the last century,” the welcome return of The South Bank Show puts the spotlight on three of the best male dancers who have made the biggest impact on ballet – Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and […]

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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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