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2 hrs ago | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

PNB's new production is a - Dream' of a show

Pacific Northwest Ballet soloists Benjamin Griffiths as Oberon and Kiyon Gaines as Puck, with company dancers in "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Wedding

7 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Peninsula Symphony provided sweet music for spring and a challenging ballet in Redondo Beach

Gary Berkson, music director of the Peninsula Symphony, likes to surprise his audiences with novel program lineups and challenge his players with difficult music.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Aaron Copland, Classical

8 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Dancers Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov on Creating an Academy of Classical Ballet

Legendary ballet dancer Gelsey Kirkland and her husband, Michael Chernov , talk about creating The Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet .

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Related Topix: Arts, Pace University

12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

NJ Ballet to Present Ballet on Broadway & Cinderella at Mpac, 5/17-18

New Jersey Ballet celebrates some of Broadway's most memorable dance sequences when it performs Ballet on Broadway at the Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 17 at 8 pm.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Jazz, Count Basie

12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Twyla Tharp Marries Bluegrass and Ballet

Last Thursday, April 10, BAM presented a one-night-only program featuring North Carolina bluegrass band, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and the world premiere of Twyla Tharp 's Cornbread Duet.

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Related Topix: Arts, Carolina Chocolate Drops

13 hrs ago | IamExpat

Dutch National Ballet presents 'Ballerina' | May 14 - May 20, Amsterdam

The Dutch National Ballet will be putting the spotlight on their own principal male and female dancers during the performances of Ballerina in Amsterdam! Recently, six of the Dutch National Ballet's principal dancers made it onto the list of the top 100 international dancers as determined by the magazine Dance Europe .

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Related Topix: Arts

14 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

Ballet Meets Folk for a "Cornbread Duet"

With old-timey string tunes that'll lift your spirits and your knees, the Carolina Chocolate Drops know how to get the party hopping like no other revivalist band can.

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Related Topix: Arts, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dance, DMC, Modern Dance

17 hrs ago | River Cities' Reader

Spring in Their Steps: Ballet Quad Cities' 'Spring Is in the Air' at the Adler Theatre

There were several moments during the evening performance of Spring Is in the Air - presented April 12 at the Adler Theatre - in which I sat slack-jawed in awe of the choreography executed by Ballet Quad Cities.

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Related Topix: Arts, Aaron Copland, Classical

20 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Oregon Ballet Theatre saying goodbye

Alison Roper's swan song as a principal dancer with Oregon Ballet Theatre will be full of pomp and ceremony - and some underlying sadness, even for the people who have to move on without her.

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Related Topix: Arts, Life, Fruits, Food

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ballet Hispanico Plays Two-Week Season at The Joyce Theater, Now thru 4/27

Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970, returns to The Joyce Theater from today, April 15-27, 2014 with 15 performances featuring four dynamic programs.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Dance

BroadwayWorld.com

Ailey II, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Marcelo Gomes and More Set ...

The much-anticipated 20th anniversary of Fire Island Dance Festival takes the stage July 18-20, 2014, as some of the top dancers and dance companies in the country offer a diverse array of artistry and genres.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Fire Island, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Paula Abdul, Jane Seymour and More Attend Los Angeles Ballet Gala 2014

On Saturday night, April 12th, the Los Angeles Ballet Gala 2014 celebrated honoring Paula Abdul , Jane Seymour , and Lori Milken with cocktails, dinner, and dancing, including a "Stars & Stripes" performance by the Los Angeles Ballet dancers.

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Related Topix: Arts

The Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Ballet School wins top award in international competition

After a tumultuous year in which its main campus was forced to close, the Orlando Ballet School took the top honor at the world's largest student ballet scholarship competition, the Youth American Grand Prix.

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Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Ballet promotes Arturo Jacobus to president/CEO, signs him through '19

Atlanta Ballet announced Monday that it has extended the contract of executive director Arturo Jacobus for five years, promoting him president and CEO.

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Related Topix: Arts

Examiner.com

Video need not be for the ballet nerdy only

For PNB's current production, Thomas filmed principal dancer Carrie Imler demonstrating Hippolyta's double fouettes while holding a 4-foot bow, one of the "wow" moments in George Balachine's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Related Topix: Arts, Skidmore College

Bury Times

Bury ballet dancer turns heads at Manchester Airport

A BALLET dancer from Bury struck a pose to become the face of a new campaign celebrating Manchester Airport's support for the arts.

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Related Topix: Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Score Honors at Youth America Grand Prix 2014

Metropolitan Ballet Academy student dancers from the Philadelphia region garnered significant honors in the 2014 Youth America Grand Prix , the world's largest international student ballet scholarship competition.

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Related Topix: Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Capa and Shadowbox Live to Present Original Rock Ballet the Masque, 5/15

Presented by CAPA and Shadowbox Live, The Masque is a full-length, original rock ballet that weaves dance and music together to bring to life seven works from Edgar Allan Poe inside the over-arching storyline of his short story "The Masque of the Red Death."

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Schoenberg, Beethoven

University of Cincinnati

CCM Ballet Ensemble presents 'Giselle.'

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of CCM Dance with this lavish production of one of the most popular ballets of all time, April 17-19, 2014.

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Related Topix: University of Cincinnati

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Maine State Ballet's CINDERELLA Glitters

With its new production of Cinderella, the Maine State Ballet, one of only a handful of professional classical dance organizations in the state, proved the saying that "everything is beautiful at the ballet."

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Related Topix: Arts, Prokofiev, Classical, Falmouth, ME

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