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1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

Interview & photos: Acclaimed ballet dancer Misty Copeland makes first trip to Oklahoma City

'Life in Motion': Acclaimed ballet dancer Misty Copeland makes first trip to Oklahoma City Misty Copeland, just the third black female soloist and first in two decades at New York's esteemed American Ballet Theatre, taught a master class at Oklahoma City Ballet School's Summer Intensive and drew about 150 fans to a book signing and Q&A Tuesday.

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5 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

Meet Me Monday: Janiya Miller takes classes at a prestigious dance academy

Janiya Miller, a junior at KHS, is currently enrolled in the Summer Intensive summer dance camp at the Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts in Kent, Conn.

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Related Topix: Kinston, NC, Middlebury College, Arts

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Clacton dancer thrilled with place at top ballet academy

A GIFTED dancer with a natural talent for ballet has landed a spot at one of the country's most prestigious dance schools.

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The Press-Enterprise

RiversideBANNING: Mexican Folkl rico Ballet set

Specializing in dances from the various regions in Mexico, Leyenda's performances are complete with traditional costumes and various dance and musical forms.

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Related Topix: Arts, Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Riverside County, CA

Statesboro Herald

Averitt Center season tickets on sale now

If you love seeing live theater, your chance is coming up with the Averitt Center for the Arts' upcoming 2014-15 performance season.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Airstream, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

The Columbus Dispatch

Multi-arts Lancaster Festival

Three decades into the Lancaster Festival, organizers know they have to work even harder to keep their programming fresh and appealing from year to year.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, World News, Virgin Islands, Central America, Dance

Morpeth Herald

School's day of dancing to help good cause

A Wake and Shake started things off at All Saints First School in Lancaster Park, which was taking part in Macmillan Cancer Support's Dress up and Dance Day.

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BBC News

School lures budding Billy Elliots

Youngsters gather in a room in north London for a ballet lesson. But here there are no tutus, leotards or pirouettes - or even any traces of pink But all three have taken ballet classes in the past and are role models for pupils at the London Boys Ballet School, the first of its kind in the UK dedicated entirely to boys, according to its founder ... (more)

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Averitt youth registration starts Monday

Youth programs at the Averitt Center for the Arts are looking forward to a strong year.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Arts, Latvia, World News, University of Georgia Clayton, Evans County, GA, Claxton, GA, Theater

NEWS.com.au

Sarah raises the barre for Oz ballet

FROM the age of six, Sarah Murdoch was obsessed with ballet. She danced seven days a week.

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City Paper

Hip Shot: #albatross

Remaining Performances: Sunday, July 13 at 8:30 PM Saturday, July 19 at 5:00 PM Tuesday, July 22 at 6:00 PM Friday, July 25 at 9:30 PM They say: Audience Award Winner MOVEIUS mixes pointe shoes, improvisation and electric guitar with Twitter and Rime of the Ancient Mariner to reimagine ballet for the twenty-first century.

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Metro

Boy overcomes cancer to pursue ballet dream

A young boy who has been battling disease since the day he was born has achieved his dream of becoming part of the part of the National Youth Ballet.

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Ilkley Gazette

Dancers and Singers thrill crowds at the Ilkley Hub Festival

SINGERS and dancers from the Joze School of Performing Arts - 63 in total aged from eight to 32 - surpassed themselves at the weekend with a 40 minute mini version of We Will Rock You, performed to crowds at the Ilkley Hub Festival.

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Philly.com

In new digs, A.C. Ballet shines by the sea

They are still dancing in Atlantic City. In a summer of bad news along casino row, Phyllis Papa, founder, choreographer, and director of the 32-year-old Atlantic City Ballet, has found her place on the Boardwalk for the first time.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Young girl meets NYC ballet after illness

Aria VanDreason, 8, was once a ballet dancer, but a life-changing medical diagnosis put her dancing on hold.

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The Gaston Gazette

Home to Havana: A story of remembrances, reunions and ballet

From the darkened wings of Havana's national theater, Ariel Serrano stares toward the brightly lit stage where the finalists in an international ballet competition for aspiring student dancers are awaiting the announcement of the medal winners.

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LA Weekly

They Were Supposed To Be the Next Arcade Fire

Star-crossed lovers, two heavily armed families vying for political dominance - long before Game of Thrones, Shakespeare branded the enduring appeal of these elements with Romeo and Juliet.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Prokofiev, Classical, Sergei Prokofiev, The Birthday Party, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Ballet Academy East Welcomes Wendy Whelan to Faculty

Ballet Academy East has announced that Wendy Whelan will join the Pre-Professional Division Faculty.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Justin Peck Named Resident Choreographer for New York City Ballet

Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief of New York City Ballet , announced today that choreographer and NYCB Soloist Justin Peck has been named the Company's Resident Choreographer, effective immediately.

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Metro

NEWBusinessman ends up in hospital after sex with his ex-ballerina lover

Marrying a fitter and far more flexible partner has many advantages, but as this man found out to his peril, it can also have its downsides.

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