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Tickets Go On Sale Monday, July 21 for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 42nd Season!

July 19, 2014

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Tickets Go On Sale Monday, July 21 for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 42nd Season Special Offer: NO SERVICE FEES through July 31.*   September 2014 – June 2015 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington   2014-2015 season to feature the return of audience favorites George Balanchine’s Jewels; Alexei Ratmansky’s Don Quixote, […]

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15

March 31, 2014

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The Royal Ballet Season 2014/15 The Royal Ballet 2014/15 season has three world premieres (with only one likely to be classical)  including a new full length ballet by Wayne McGregor, a new one act ballet from Liam Scarlett in November alongside Kim Brandstrup’s Ceremony of Innocence, and one by Hofesh Shechter. Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote returns […]

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The Washington Ballet presents The Nutcracker

October 24, 2013

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The Washington Ballet presents The Nutcracker     December 5 – December 29 at the Warner Theatre And November 30 and December 1 at THEARC Theater   Septime Webre’s Historic Washington, DC Adaptation of the Classic Holiday Favorite!   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) celebrates Septime Webre’s, The Nutcracker, at the historic Warner […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS GISELLE

September 19, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS GISELLE One of the World’s Most Famous 19th-Century Romantic Ballets WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) opens its 2013.2014 Season with what is described as one of the most famous ballets of all time, Giselle. The production opens with a preview October 30 and runs October 31 through November 3, […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET DANCERS ALONG WITH ARITIST DIRECTOR, SEPTIME WEBRE, STAGE SEPTIME WEBRE’S CINDERELLA

July 24, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET STAGE SEPTIME WEBRE’S CINDERELLA A Collaboration with Ballet Hawaii     WASHINGTON, D.C. – Septime Webre, Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet (TWB), along with Company dancers, Emily Ellis, Jonathan Jordan, Sona Kharatian, Tamás Krizsa, Corey Landolt, Jared Nelson, Maki Onuki, Daniel Roberge, Morgann Rose, and Luis R. Torres will join Ballet Hawaii […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WASHINGTON BALLET STUDIO COMPANY IN PETER AND THE WOLF

April 6, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WASHINGTON BALLET STUDIO COMPANY IN PETER AND THE WOLF   Specially-priced $15 tickets available to residents of Wards 7 & 8 as part of TWB’s Community Engagement   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents Brian Reeder’s captivating adaptation of the classic tale, Peter and the Wolf, May 19 and […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S NOCHE DE PASIÓN 2013 MARKS THE LAUNCH OF THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S LATINO SCHOLARSHIP FUND

February 1, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S NOCHE DE PASIÓN 2013 MARKS THE LAUNCH OF THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S LATINO SCHOLARSHIP FUND At TWB’s philanthropic event to be held, Friday February 9th at The Residence of the Brazilian Ambassador, the formation of a new scholarship will be announced.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announces the formation of The […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Tours World Capitals

January 11, 2013

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The National Ballet of Canada Tours World Capitals Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in Washington, DC, January 18 – 27, 2013 Romeo and Juliet in Ottawa, January 31 – February 2, 2013 and London, England, April 17 – 21, 2013 The National Ballet of Canada tours to the world’s capitals commencing with the hit production Alice’s Adventures […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 EXPANDED COMPANY ROSTER

August 15, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 EXPANDED COMPANY ROSTER   BOSTON, MA – DATE – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the 2012-2013 Season roster, featuring 4 new Company members, 12 Boston Ballet II dancers and 9 internal promotions. The  Company and BBII returned to rehearsals at Boston Ballet’s studio headquarters on Monday, July 30 to […]

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The Washington Ballet’s Brooklyn Mack wins gold

August 7, 2012

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Brooklyn Mack @ Varna Photograph : Nina Lokmadzhieva

The Washington Ballet’s Brooklyn Mack wins gold BROOKLYN MACK WINS A GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN’S SENIOR DIVISION AT THE 25TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION – VARNA Mack also won the Grand Prix at the Istanbul International Ballet Competition and a Gold Medal at the Boston International Ballet Competition in June. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The […]

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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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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 Tours to Los Angeles for First Time in 35 Years with Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

April 16, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada Tours to Los Angeles for First Time in 35 Years with Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland October 19 – 21, 2012 April 16, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland will tour to Los Angeles’ Music Center, October 19 – 21, 2012, as part of their 2012-2013 […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES EXPANDED 2012.2013 SEASON: SEDUCTION

April 15, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES EXPANDED 2012.2013 SEASON: SEDUCTION   The Washington Ballet’s American Experience Initiative Includes the World Premiere of Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises   The Washington Ballet Increases Season to Include a Two-Week Run of Dracula at The Kennedy Center; a Fifth Subscription Gala Performance Program –Tour-de-Force; and Sunday Evening Subscriptions Season Includes […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S ALICE (IN WONDERLAND)

March 24, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S ALICE (IN WONDERLAND)   CATCH A SNEAK PEEK OF ALICE (IN WONDERLAND) AT THE NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet’s (TWB) spring programming begins with Artistic Director Septime Webre’s world premiere of ALICE (in wonderland), April 11-15 at […]

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San Francisco Ballet announces tour details

March 21, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet announces tour plans for 2012 summer/Fall season San Francisco Ballet is pleased to announce additional engagements for its 2012 Summer/Fall Tour Series: Hamburg Tour San Francisco Ballet will guest at Hamburg Ballet on June 26 and 27, performing a mixed-bill program that includes Tomasson’s 7 for Eight, Possokhov’s RAkU, a pas de deux from Continuum, and Wheeldon’s Within […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Tours to the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC

March 7, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland  Tours to the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC January 18 – 27, 2013 March 6, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada will tour Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, January 18 – 27, 2013 as part of […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS SNOW WHITE

February 11, 2012

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                          PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS SNOW WHITE PART OF PNB’s FAMILY MATINEE SERIES Featuring performances by students of the Pacific Northwest Ballet School March 17-25, 2012 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street at Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   March 17 at 3:30 pm March 18 at 4:30 pm March […]

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Joy Annabelle Womack is to be First American Principal Ballerina to Perform on New Bolshoi Theater Stage

November 2, 2011

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Joy Annabelle Womack is to be First American Principal Ballerina to Perform on New Bolshoi Theater Stage Joy Annabelle Womack is set to debut on the Bolshoi Theater stage as the first American ballerina to perform a principal role with the Bolshoi Ballet Academy on the Bolshoi Stage.  She will be dancing the lead role […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET COMPANY PREMIERE OF LE CORSAIRE

March 8, 2011

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET COMPANY PREMIERE OF LE CORSAIRE TWB mounts Anna-Marie Holmes’ interpretation of the classic story about pirates and pashas WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) mounts the classic story ballet Le Corsaire (The Pirate), a swashbuckling adventure of pirates, pashas and slave girls, April 6 through 10 at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower […]

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