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Famed International Dance Star José Manuel Carreño to Perform in Ballet San Jose’s DON QUIXOTE, Feb 15 and 17

February 5, 2013

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Famed International Dance Star José Manuel Carreño to Perform in Ballet San Jose’s DON QUIXOTE, Feb 15 and 17   Ballet San Jose has announced  the signing of famed international dance star José Manuel Carreño to perform the lead role of Basilio for BSJ’s company premiere of Don Quixote, staged by Wes Chapman after Marius […]

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Ballet san Jose presents Don Quixote

January 26, 2013

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Ballet San Jose Don Quixote. Alexsandra Meijer as Kitri. Photograph Chris Hardy

Ballet san Jose presents Don Quixote AT A GLANCE WHO: Ballet San Jose presents WHAT: Don Quixote WHEN: February 15-17, 2013 WHERE: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard (corner of Park Avenue) in downtown San Jose. WHY: This is a Ballet San Jose company premiere. Comedy, adventure and romance. A wonderful […]

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Ballet San Jose | BALLET IS ESPECIALLY FUN AT BALLET SAN JOSE’S EDUCATIONAL MATINEE FOR CINDERELLA

May 10, 2012

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Ballet San Jose | BALLET IS ESPECIALLY FUN AT BALLET SAN JOSE’S EDUCATIONAL MATINEE FOR CINDERELLA On Saturday, May 5 (Cinco de Mayo) Ballet San Jose presented a very special Educational Matinee performance of Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts in downtown San Jose. Over 1,400 attended, many of them […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15

March 28, 2012

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Alexsandra Meijer in Jessica Lang’s SPLENDID ISOLATION III. Photo by Chris Hardy

BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15 Ballet San Jose’s PROGRAM OF PREMIERES includes four Company Premieres (two of which are also Bay Area Premieres), April 13-15 at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts in downtown San Jose. Jessica Lang’s pas de deux, Splendid Isolation III, and Stanton Welch’s […]

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Ballet San Jose School’s New Principal – Dalia Rawson Appointed

February 22, 2012

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Ballet San Jose School’s New Principal – Dalia Rawson Appointed Ballet San Jose is pleased to announce that Ballet San Jose School’s Ballet Mistress, Dalia Rawson, a former principal dancer with the Company and a faculty member at the School for the past 12 years, has been promoted to the position of School Principal.  Rawson […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2012 SEASON

January 10, 2012

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BALLET SAN JOSE ANNOUNCES 2012 SEASON Since my article on the backstage problems at Ballet San Jose, their press office has stopped sending me press releases.  Nevertheless, I am reliably kept up to date on developments, and here is the latest company announcement. The dancers have been laid-off since December 24th 2011, cautious about making any plans to […]

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The Royal Ballet School returns to NYC

February 10, 2011

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PRESS RELEASE The Royal Ballet School returns to New York City as part of an educational exchange programme with American Ballet Theatre’s junior company, ABT ll.     New York City visit culminates with two joint public performances at The Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theatre on 4 and 5 March, 2011. February 2011 The Royal Ballet […]

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