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  1. Moscow Ballet's Great Russian NutcrackerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Local Tourist

    Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker returns to Chicagoland's Rosemont Theatre, spreading holiday joy and goodwill with its Dove of Peace tour. Inspired by the Bolshoi's 1957 version of Tchaikovsky's classic, the young Masha and her Nutcracker Prince arrive in the Land of Peace and Harmony, where the Dove takes Masha on a magical trip across the globe, introducing her to the rich and colorful cultures of the world.


  2. Eastern CT Ballet Casts a Spell with "Ballet Spooktacular" at the Kate, Oct. 13-14Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The presenters of "Ballet Spooktacular" have a warning for those who plan to attend the Halloween-themed celebration this fall - buy tickets early before they vanish into thin air! Eastern Connecticut Ballet presents four performances of this popular and family-friendly annual performance on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14. The curtain rises at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook at 1 and 4 p.m. each day. "Spooktacular," will conjure up a spellbinding mix of ballet, music, and special effects.


  3. Jan Fabre Is Renowned for Pushing Boundaries. Did He Go Too Far With His Dancers?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... refuse inappropriate or excessive demands. The news follows sexual harassment allegations at both the New York City Ballet and the Paris Opera Ballet . The letter in Rekto Verso made front page headlines here for several days. Belgian newspapers ...


  4. Child stars audition for York Theatre Royal's 2018 pantoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | York Press

    ... fun." She goes to local dance classes, but enjoyed both the singing and dancing elements of the process: "I do tap, ballet and contemporary dance. It was much harder than I expected, but I got it in the end." As well as starring as the eponymous ...


  5. New York City Ballet's dark, seductive 'Black...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    The scandal that's rocking the New York City Ballet has a lot in common with the psychological horror flick "Black Swan," even if the five-time Oscar-nominated film blurred the lines between reality and the imagined. In the 2010 hit, Natalie Portman's character locked lips with Mila Kunis in one steamy scene, faced enormous pressure to succeed and was hit on by her Big Apple-based company's artistic director - scenarios that are echoed in a recent real-life lawsuit brought by a young dancer.


  6. Readers sound off on Arthur Mitchell, Brett Kavanaugh and baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... studio. He commanded the floor. It was an honor and privilege to have known him in his early years in Karl Shook's ballet classes. And I followed his career for decades. Arthur was excellence personified and he knew it. George Balanchine knew it, ...


  7. Deaf & dynamic - No hearing, no problem for dancers as they target college degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    ... there is no communication issue at home. According to Barnes, she is inspired by dancing and loves folk, modern and ballet. She said she can feel the changes that university life brings, as on every aspect it's so much bigger than her high school. ...


  8. Star-studded Richmond Ballet 35th anniversary celebration this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Powhatan Today

    This weekend, the Richmond Ballet is ready to mark 35 years as a professional ballet company with a star-studded celebration featuring former dancers and favorites from the company's three-decade history. "Everyone tells me that I have extremely high expectations," said Stoner Winslett, founding and current artistic director.


  9. Smiles & high fives with team HarryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... to dance lessons seemed impossible. Chloe, who has cerebral palsy, could not walk and it seemed at first that no ballet school near her home in Gloucester would take her. But mum Louise Ellis persisted and found a dance teacher willing to give Chloe ...


  10. Dual PerspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    Choreographers Rayven Armijo and Paola Escobar each head their own companies but join forces to cross urban borderlines for Dual Perspective . An alumna of the respected Grandeza Mexicana Mexican Folk Ballet and veteran of season four of So You Think You Can Dance , Armijo brings an eclectic background in ballet, contemporary and folkloric dance to her urban folklorico troupe Cuerva.


  11. Easton resident, longtime Columbia University professor dies...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... most notable scientific discoveries was when he found the reasoning (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease) behind the death of ballet dancer George Balanchine - co-founder of the New York City Ballet. He spent a majority of his life committed to a variety of ...


  12. Home and Away star Ada Nicodemou is set to host free public event Ballet Under The StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    And Home and Away star Ada Nicodemou's affinity for dance has scored her the role of hosting The Australian Ballet's free public event in Penrith, Sydney next month. The 41-year-old will take the stage and will be tasked with introducing and interviewing dancers ahead of the world-class performance, according to Saturday's Courier Mail.


  13. Festival brings the cultures of the world to IrvineRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Wave

    ... Saturday, September 22, 2018. (Photo by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer) Young performers from Maple Youth Ballet perform during the Irvine Global Village Festival at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine on Saturday, September 22, 2018. ...


  14. BWW Dance Review: New York City Ballet presents Balanchine's JEWELSRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    It's the opening of New York City Ballet's 2018 fall season on September 18, 2018, not only a night for ballet goers, but the night ushering in Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement-the time when the Jewish population fasts and asks God to forgive their sins. So what am I doing at the ballet? I feel guilty.


  15. Extreme right violence in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dear Kitty

    ... company filmed the satirical clip in Berlin-Lichtenberg on September 7 for the online comedy show Bohemian Browser Ballet. The satirical video "People's festival in Saxony" highlights in a pointed manner some of the characteristics of the far-right ...


  16. Best of British cinema on screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salisbury Journal

    ... his original score live in the cinema. The Red Shoes is about a young ballerina who becomes the lead dancer in a new ballet, based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. A spokesman for the cinema said: "We're really looking forward to ...


  17. SuspiriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lost In Translation

    ... by Italian prog rock band Goblin. A young American ballerina (Jessica Harper) is accepted to a prestigious German ballet company only to arrive on a dark stormy night when a former student was brutally murdered. Horror isn't my favorite genre, but I ...


  18. BWW Review: English National Ballet's Lest We Forget, Sadler's WellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... you a little stumped as to how to describe it. Unfortunate when you need to review it, however. English National Ballet's Lest We Forget first opened in 2014, marking the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. Just two years into ...


  19. Croatian National TheatreRead the original story

    Yesterday | TrekEarth

    The Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb , commonly referred to as HNK Zagreb, is a theatre, opera and ballet house located in Zagreb.The theatre evolved out of the first city theatre built in 1836 housed in the present-day Old City Hall.The theatre was first established as the Croatian National Theatre in 1860, and in 1861 it gained government support putting it on par with many other European national theatres. In 1870 an opera company was added to the theatre and in 1895 it moved to the new purpose-built building on Republic of Croatia Square in Zagreb's Lower Town, where it is based today.


  20. Azerbaijan's ballet star to perform in RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Today.Az

    The event will be dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Marius Petipa, one of the most influential ballet masters and choreographers in ballet history. Eldar Aliev studied at Baku Choreographic School from 1966 to 1975.