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Washington School of Ballet Named ‘Outstanding School’

February 11, 2016

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Washington School of Ballet Named ‘Outstanding School’ Plus 1st Place Ensemble, Top Placements, Outstanding Choreographer The Washington School of Ballet (TWSB) once again earned the title of ‘Outstanding School’ at the Pittsburg regional of Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP). YAGP is the world’s largest international student dance competition. This year, students again earned ‘1st Place […]

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En Avant Foundation for Specialised Ballet Coaching March 10, 2015

March 11, 2015

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En Avant Foundation for Specialised Ballet Coaching  March 10, 2015                                       En Avant Foundation will present specialised coaching Master Classes for advanced pre-professional and professional dancers in San Francisco and in New York in April 2015. Isabelle Guérin, former Étoile of the Paris Opera Ballet, Patrick Armand, former Principal dancer of Boston […]

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes

November 20, 2013

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes and other digital video stores An unprecedented documentary showing the making and performance of excerpts from some of the most beloved classical ballet variations of all time : Don Quixote,  Flames of Paris,  Giselle,  The Nutcracker  and  Swan Lake. An international cast including Ashley […]

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The Hong Kong National Ballet | Nearly 6,000 people enchanted by Swan Lake last week

August 29, 2013

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Last Call: Nearly 6,000 people enchanted by Swan Lake last week Ultimate classical ballet already enjoyed by community groups Only 5 performances left – Buy tickets now! There will be 5 more performances of this crowd-pleasing favourite at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre until 1st September 2013. Nearly 6,000 people watched last week’s performances of […]

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HOUSTON BALLET II DANCER JOEL WOELLNER WINS TWO PRIZES AT PRESTIGIOUS PRIX DE LAUSANNE BALLET COMPETITION

February 9, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET II DANCER JOEL WOELLNER WINS TWO PRIZES AT PRESTIGIOUS PRIX DE LAUSANNE   Eighteen Year-Old Australian Dancer Wins Contemporary Dance Prize   HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet II Dancer Joel Woellner was awarded two prizes at the 41st Prix de Lausanne Dance Competition, the prestigious international contest held annually in Lausanne, Switzerland between January […]

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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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From Student to Star | Mariana Rodrigues, Northern Ballet

August 5, 2012

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From Student to Star | Mariana Rodrigues, Northern Ballet From Student to Star is an interview series featuring Graduates from vocational ballet schools as they begin their professional careers. Ballet News will be following them periodically to keep you up to date with their progress and whether the reality of ballet life lives up to […]

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San Francisco Ballet Update

May 10, 2012

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San Francisco Ballet Update May 2011   SF Ballet Announces Repertory for Russian Engagement SF Ballet will present two performances at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on June 29 and 30. On June 29, the repertory will include: a pas de deux from Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour, Helgi Tomasson’s Chaconne for Piano and […]

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Ballet News reviews | First Position

April 28, 2012

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Ballet News reviews | First Position First Position is a documentary film, following the fortunes of seven children between the ages of 10-17 (during filming) as they compete for scholarships at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) in 2010. YAGP is an annual competition for students aged 9-19 and the final is held in New York, where only […]

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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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New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre stars honour David Fernandez

January 18, 2012

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BALLET NEWS WORLD EXCLUSIVE DAVID FERNANDEZ, CHOREOGRAPHER, DANCER, MASTER TEACHER TO BE HONORED WITH AN EVENING OF HIS WORK FEATURING STARS FROM NEW YORK CITY BALLET AND AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 Some Dance Company: A David Fernandez Celebration to Take Place at El Museo Del Barrio’s El Teatro Some Dance Company: A David Fernandez Celebration was […]

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From Student to Star – The Royal Ballet’s Claudia Dean

August 2, 2011

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For a few months and across continents I’ve been catching up with Claudia Dean, one of this years graduates of The Royal Ballet School.  Dean begins work this month with The Royal Ballet, one of only three students in her year to be awarded contracts with the company. I mentioned Dean in both my reviews of […]

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Xiomara Reyes, principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre, brings Cuban ‘sol’ to London

March 11, 2011

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Ballet News takes in the Cuban sol! When I was researching for this interview one of my friends told me that I’d have such fun because Xio was so lovely and easy to talk to.  And that’s exactly what happened. Xiomara Reyes is a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre and has been since 2003. […]

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