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44 min ago | NEWS.com.au

A beauty for the ballet

KATIE Price said she struggled to choose a name for her daughter, but six weeks later, she's finally decided. And if you think it's bad, wait until to see the ones that didn't make the cut.

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44 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

BALLETBOYZ Present theTalent 2014 at Linbury Studio Theatre, Now thru Sept 27

BalletBoyz are to present theTalent 2014 in a brand new triple bill at the Linbury Studio Theatre today, September 16-27 as part of Deloitte Ignite 2014, the contemporary arts festival curated by The Royal Ballet and Minna Moore Ede of the National Gallery. Former Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, co-founders and artistic directors of BalletBoyz will present works by Christopher Wheeldon , Kristen McNally and Alexander Whitley .

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1 hr ago | The Times of Trenton

Ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop: 'A Place to Dance' opens in East Windsor

East Windsor Mayor Janice Mironov joins members of council, Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami-Covello and A Place to Dance owner Melanie Jones in opening the dance studio last month. EAST WINDSOR - Children and teens now have access to a new East Windsor studio to learn how to twirl their torsos, point their toes, stretch their arms and discover the art of dance.

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5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

American Ballet Theatre Launches YouTube Channel

American Ballet Theatre has launched the ABT YouTube Channel, under the channel name of "ABTBalletTheatre." Offering an in-depth and candid look at the Company, the ABT YouTube channel showcases current dancers in two or three minute vignettes.

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10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Royal New Zealand Ballet NamesFrancesco Ventriglia New Director

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of 36 year old Italian Francesco Ventriglia as the company's new artistic director. Francesco Ventriglia was appointed after an extensive international recruitment process.

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11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Joffrey Ballet dives into Swan Lake with Degas

While celebrating its 20th anniversary in Chicago, the Joffrey Ballet has been performing for nearly 60 years. Yet in all of that time, the esteemed company has never performed Swan Lake -until now.

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12 hrs ago | Racked

Ladies Who Launch: Mary Helen Bowers on Turning Ballet into a Fitness Frenzy

If there was ever a difficult world to succeed in, it's ballet. And the insane amount of dedication it takes to make it big in the competitive, rigorous art-not to mention the stress it puts on the body-is just as intense as the pressure to find another calling once a dance career ends.

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16 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

Richmond Ballet Opens Season with "Studio One" This Month

The Richmond Ballet is opening their 2014-2015 season with "Studio One" this month. The show features a special performance called iNVERSION, a multimedia piece from New York-based choreographer, Darrell Grand Moultrie.

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17 hrs ago | British Board of Film Classification

Moulin Rouge: the Ballet passed PG

MOULIN ROUGE: THE BALLET is an adaptation of the musical about rival suitors for the love of a young dancer in Paris in the 1920s. There is some mild violence and threat when a man wields a gun toward a rival and accidentally shoots a young woman.

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19 hrs ago | Henley Standard

New ballet school opens doors

HENLEY Ballet School opens on Tuesday, September 23, in Vicarage Road at the Sacred Heart Church Hall. Classes will be held for children from the age of two-and-three-quarter years and pupils will follow the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Northampton Today

Strictly Northampton: Miss Northampton cannot wait to get started on show

Strictly Northampton contestant Abbey-Anne Gyles is used to taking centre stage but our dancing competition is a completely new challenge. Abbey-Anne was crowned the 2014 Miss Northampton earlier this year and is following in the footsteps of previous Miss Northamptons in taking part in Strictly.

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Patch.com

New Classical Ballet Program Unveiled at Performing Arts Center of MetroWest

The Performing Arts Center of MetroWest has unveiled a new classical ballet program, led by Nathalie Navert for beginners, students with previous experience and adults. Classes are for 10-week sessions.

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Examiner.com

An evening with Ballets with a twist

Ballets with a Twist brought a new flavor to Medford Oregon's Craterian Theater last night. The unique brilliance of contemporary dance with a little classical ballet flavor added in lit up the stage in this New York-based company's "Cocktail Hour."

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Examiner.com

From Ballet to Broadway: Jenny Winton moves in Dirty Dancing

Performing with Joffrey Ballet in Chicago and enjoying outdoorsy activities with friends was the life of ballerina, Jenny Winton. Little did she know, a response to a New York call for girls who can dance would land her the role of Penny Johnson in the touring production of Dirty Dancing .

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VietNam News

Vietnamese ballet dancers raising the barre

Famed Norwegian choreographer Johanne Jakhelln Constant, who has staged a number of ballet performances in HCM City, has high regard for the talent of Vietnamese ballet dancers. After watching dancers deliver splendid performances in Coppelia, The Nutcracker and Cinderella, she talked with Thu Trang about the future of ballet in Viet Nam and expressed hopes that it would continue to thrive.

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Hispanic Business

Dance: Let's see Penna. Ballet's moves

Corella is just beginning his work but already has lined up a new artistic team, including , a current principal. Though Corella has changed October's season-opening program, he has said he will keep most of the season as Kaiser planned it.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Miami City Ballet makes a moving transformation

Michael Scolamiero, the new executive director of Miami City Ballet is photographed in one of the Miami City Ballet's studio's on Monday July 28, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF Miami City Ballet artistic director Lourdes Lopez says she "wanted to change the repertory, introduce new works, both existing and continuing what Edward [Villella) was doing."

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Examiner.com

MeghaDootam brings Kalidasa's epic to life

The great Indian poet Kalidasa's Meghaduta will come to life for local audiences when the Boston Chapter of AIM for Seva presents the operatic ballet titled MeghaDootam on Sept. 20. The event, which is a fund-raiser for the organization, will begin at 5:45 p.m. at Regis College Arts Center in Weston.

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Daily Mail

Pirouetting palace guardsman faces three weeks in grim military...

Footage of the unnamed solider performing ballet-style pirouettes has been watched by more than 1.7 million people on YouTube A Grenadier Guardsman who broke strict rules by dancing on parade outside Buckingham Palace is potentially facing a 21-day prison sentence and a A 1,000 fine. Footage of the unnamed soldier performing a series of ballet-style pirouettes while on guard duty has become an internet sensation, watched by more than 1.7 million people on YouTube.

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SILive.com

Ballet up to the bar: Touring troupe's 'Cocktail Hour' generating buzz on Staten Island

How much: $15, $20 and $35 at Ticketmaster or the box office Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - If sipping a martini has ever made you feel so classy you could just plie, you probably need to snag tickets for this upcoming show. Manhattan-based dance company Ballet with a Twist 's "Cocktail Hour" will pair ballet dancing with a menu of cocktails and mocktails at the St. George Theatre on Oct. 11. Tickets are on sale now.

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Related Topix: Arts, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Drink, Cocktails, Entertainment

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