Tag Archives: Wendy Whelan

Dancers Responding to AIDS Announces Performers for the 21st Annual Fire Island Dance Festival

May 29, 2015

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Dancers Responding to AIDS Announces Performers for the 21st Annual Fire Island Dance Festival Lineup includes  : Ailey II, Ballet Hispanico, Pontus Lidberg Dance and More   Three performances only: July 17-19 in Fire Island Pines, NY   Produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS   Fire […]

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WORLD PREMIERE: OTHER STORIES

May 7, 2015

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Photo by Sean Malyon

WORLD PREMIERE: OTHER STORIES EDWARD WATSON AND WENDY WHELAN – FIVE CHOREOGRAPHERS, FIVE NEW WORKS Thursday 9 July – Sunday 12 July Linbury Studio Theatre Royal Ballet Principal Edward Watson and Wendy Whelan, former Principal at New York City Ballet for over 20 years, perform Whelan/Watson: Other Stories a programme of five contemporary works created […]

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VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL 2015 EXCLUSIVE FAN CLUB PRE-SALE TICKETS ON SALE

March 19, 2015

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VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL 2015 EXCLUSIVE FAN CLUB PRE-SALE TICKETS ON SALE  TUESDAY, MARCH 17   Public Tickets To Go On Sale Beginning March 24   WHAT: On Tuesday, March 17, the Vail International Dance Festival Fan Club Pre-Sale Ticketing opens to members.  The Festival’s 2015 season will be held July 27 – August 10 […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Irina Baronova and the Ballet Russes De Monte Carlo

December 29, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Irina Baronova and the Ballet Russes De Monte Carlo “My friend Irina Baronova was a legendary Baby Ballerina of the Ballets Russes and an ambassador of classical ballet in America, but this book shows us the kind, funny, and hardworking woman behind the legend. She was a total pro and an elegant human […]

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Rebecca Krohn, Principal, New York City Ballet

April 30, 2013

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Russian Seasons

Cupcakes and Conversation with Rebecca Krohn, Principal, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Tuesday morning? What gets me going on Tuesday morning is remembering that this is a career I chose to do. Ballet was never forced upon me, I do it because I love it.  Also, a big cup […]

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season

March 13, 2013

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The Royal Ballet announces 2013/14 season Today saw the launch of Artistic Director Kevin O’Hare’s second season at The Royal Ballet, and he was characteristically understated but also quietly confident that as his first season is going very well – the company is selling almost all of the tickets it offers – and is excited about the new season. Has […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Wendy Whelan, Principal, New York City Ballet

December 12, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Wendy Whelan, Principal, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me and gets me out of bed in the morning on the first work day of the week is knowing that I will have the privilege of working with a choreographer or […]

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New York City Ballet pre-performance special programs

May 9, 2012

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New York City Ballet pre-performance special programs for both children and adults taking place from Saturday May 12-Saturday, May 19. SATURDAY, MAY 12, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM BALLET FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: AN EXPLORATION OF CHOREOGRAPHY NYCB Principal Dancers Sterling Hyltin and Robert Fairchild lead this onstage interactive demonstration about choreography especially designed for family audiences. […]

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Ballet Business | How to be a media-savvy ballet dancer or student

February 20, 2012

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Ballet Business | How to work with the media In an earlier feature, How to get into ballet, I outlined the early stages of a ballet career and some of the pitfalls you might want to watch out for. As part & parcel of your professional ballet career – a visual art form – photographs of you could (and hopefully, will) end up in the media – here on Ballet […]

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT THIRD DANCERS’ CHOICE PROGRAM

May 28, 2011

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NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT THIRD DANCERS’ CHOICE PROGRAM

NEW YORK CITY BALLET TO PRESENT THIRD DANCERS’ CHOICE PROGRAM ON SUNDAY, JUNE 12 This Special One-Time-Only Program Initiated by Peter Martins will be supervised by Soloist Adrian Danchig-Waring and Corps Member Amanda Hankes with proceeds benefiting NYCB’s Dancers’ Emergency Fund Special Pricing of $50 for the Orchestra, First, Second, and Third Rings, and $25 […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Carling Talcott, Corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet

May 15, 2011

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dancer in high jump in pointe shoes and red dress

    Cupcakes & Conversation with Carling Talcott, Corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet       What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning?  As any of my friends or family (or strangers who have had the misfortune to encounter me before 11am) will tell you, I am not a morning person. My […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kaitlyn Gilliland, Corps de ballet, New York City Ballet

September 22, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kaitlyn Gilliland, Corps de ballet, New York City Ballet Kaitlyn has been off-stage with an injury and so as part of our interview, Kaitlyn was happy to talk about her experiences and how she has turned the unexpected time away from dancing into something positive.  I think that what she has […]

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Corella Ballet tour to New York update with Tracy Jones

May 8, 2010

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Tracy in Times Square, New York

Not long ago I interviewed Tracy Jones, who is a dancer with Corella Ballet in Spain. The Company were about to tour to the US for a week, performing at the New York City Centre. Their Artistic Director, Ángel Corella, was a Principal with American Ballet Theatre, and so very well-known to US audiences. In 2001, Spanish born Corella […]

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Ballet NEWS | Morphoses – Commedia, Leaving Songs, Softly As I Leave You, Bolero

October 24, 2009

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Ballet NEWS | Morphoses – Commedia, Leaving Songs, Softly As I Leave You, Bolero

Commedia |  Leaving Songs  |  Softly As I Leave You  |  Boléro Morphoses – The Wheeldon Company Sadlers Wells, London October 21st 2009 Photo :  Erin Baiano An evening of ballet at Sadlers Wells is always a promising treat, especially when it’s presented by Christopher Wheeldon & his own Company, Morphoses. In this first programme, […]

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