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Broadway legend Chita Rivera was a class act at Le Petit Saturday

Superstar dancer/singer/actress/raconteur Chita Rivera was beyond charming Saturday evening at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre , where she belted out a few career classics and bantered with the affable Broadway authority Seth Rudetsky.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Man - made it' in ballet

A Thunder Bay-born dancer is reaching new heights and packing his bags for Switzerland to perform with the Zurich Ballet.

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MySanAntonio.com

REVIEW: Fiesta Pops offers stunning performances

It's not the best known event of the season, but Fiesta Pops needs be near or at the top of any Fiesta reveler's to-do list.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

Post and Courier

Will ballet make a comeback? Two new companies are in formation

Dancers, including Yui Ishibashi, rehearse at Charleston Dance Institute for an upcoming show.

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Related Topix: Arts, Charleston, SC, Modern Dance, College of Charleston

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Youth ballet to close season with 'Hansel and Gretel'

The Summerville Civic Ballet, the Lowcountry's Premier Youth Ballet Company, will present 'Hansel and Gretel' on Saturday, May 10 at 7 p.m. The performance will close out the ballet's second season.

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Related Topix: Arts, North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC

OregonLive.com

Alison Roper revels in Oregon Ballet Theatre's 'Celebrate'

Oregon Ballet Theatre 's "Celebrate" program, at the Newmark Theatre through April 26, has much to recommend it: the visual feast of Helen Pickett's "Petal," the steamy physicality of Nacho Duato's "Cor Perdut," the slow-motion moodiness of Matjash Mrozewski's "The Lost Dance."

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The Daily Record

Scottish Ballet stars talk about being mums and how it has enhanced...

Scottish Ballet stars talk about being mums and how it has enhanced their shared role as Lady Capulet in Romeo & Juliet EVE, Claire and Kara are playing the role of mother, Lady Capulet, and reveal how being mums themselves has brought even more to the role.

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Evening Times

Strictly Stunning Dancing

With just days to go before today's opening night, every corner of Scottish Ballet's headquarters is bustling with activity.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Peter Pan from the Milwaukee Ballet

Michael Pink's adaptation of J.M. Barrie's most famous work is performed by the Milwaukee Ballet.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Denis Matvienko Withdraws from Performances with American Ballet Theatre Due to Injury

Due to injury, Denis Matvienko, a guest artist with American Ballet Theatre, will withdraw from scheduled performances with the Company this Spring, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Blue Man Group to Play at Ziff Ballet Opera House, 5/13 - 5/18

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Broadway Across America, NETworks Presentations , LLC and Blue Man Productions are pleased to announce that the new theatrical touring production of BLUE MAN GROUP will make its anticipated South Florida premiere at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Miami Dade County, FL

Patch.com

Local Dancers Accepted into National Ballet Company Summer Programs

Six Athens-area dancers have been accepted into national ballet summer programs.

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Related Topix: Arts, Houston, TX, Fort Worth, TX

Globe and Mail

Ballet BC artistic director leaps out of bankruptcy toward success

When Emily Molnar stepped in as artistic director in 2009, Ballet BC was recovering from a dance with bankruptcy and going through an enormous transition.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Canada, North America, World News

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Ballet Hispanico Offers Contemporary Dance with a Latin Flavor at the Joyce

Opening night of Ballet Hispanico's 2014 spring season at the Joyce on April 15th once again featured the fascinating fusion of Latin themes with contemporary movement that has become Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro 's trademark during his four years at the helm.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Ballet orchestra features a rare all-female section

Ballet West's "The Rite of Spring" is notable for resident choreographer Nicolo Fonte's sophisticated dance movements, but there's also something interesting going on in the orchestra pit.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Symphony

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BBC News

Ballet and business: A perfect match

Thousands of people are expected to flock to Scottish Ballet's production of Romeo and Juliet when it starts its run at the King's Theatre in Glasgow on Saturday.

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Rock102online.com

Tribeca Festival films go behind the scenes in fas...

From final fittings at a famous Parisian fashion house to rehearsals for a young choreographer's new work for the New York City Ballet and a global tour of "Richard III," documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival give viewers the film equivalent of a backstage pass.

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Noozhawk

Santa Barbara Festival Ballet Ventures Into an 'Enchanted Forest'

Balletic spiders swirling and prancing alongside lovingly choreographed moonbeams in a hushed, wooded glade under watchful starlight - where else but in an enchanted forest? And who else but the imaginative and ever-surprising Santa Barbara Festival Ballet ? The Enchanted Forest children's ballet, a short and colorful program, will be performed in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Goleta, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Wisconsin Gazette

Michael Pink's original ballet 'Mirror, Mirror' probes the underlying themes of Snow White

A wicked stepmother, a poisoned apple, a demon-filled magic mirror and haute couture.

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The Wichita Eagle

Kansas premiere of ballet a Don Quixotea is Saturday at Century II

Wichita Grand Opera presents the Kansas premiere of "Don Quixote," a ballet in three acts performed by the Russian National Ballet Don Quixote is among the most frequently portrayed characters in all of fiction.

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Related Topix: Arts, Wichita, KS, Entertainment

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