A Ballerina’s Blistering, Not-for-Beginners Routine

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Ballerina’s Blistering, Not-for-Beginners Routine

Wall Street JournalApr 7, 2018
She returned to New York in 2015 for a coveted spot in ABT’s corps de ballet, or ensemble. After her first season with the company, she decided to work on her strength and stamina like a pro athlete. “Choreographers are asking for more athletic feats,” which is making cross-training necessary for ballet …
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The Royal Ballet’s Manon at Eden Cinemas

Times of MaltaApr 28, 2018
Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece of modern ballet, Manon, will be broadcast live at Eden Cinemas on May 3 at 8.15pm, with an encore screening on May 6 at 3pm. A firm favourite in The Royal Ballet repertory, Manon depicts the powerful and obsessive love between Des Grieux (Vadim Muntagirov) and …
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The ballet ‘Cinderella’ to open at Ball State University on April 25

Ball State University NewsApr 25, 2018
“’Cinderella’ was chosen because it is an entertaining ballet that the department felt would appeal to a broad audience and serve as a great model to introduce the Ball State community, as well as the Muncie community, to a full length ballet,” said Susan Koper, assistant professor, dance teacher, and …
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How a 1960s Cookbook Became a Window Into the Secret Lives of …

Atlas ObscuraApr 4, 2018
As a resilient and sharp-witted ballerina-turned-writer, Le Clercq knew a thing or two about brushing yourself off and pressing on. Discovered by legendary choreographer George Balanchine (whom she later married), Le Clercq began performing professionally while she was still still a student. She joined …
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Japanese teen tops Youth America ballet competition in New York

The Japan TimesApr 22, 2018
Set to become a student at Britain’s Royal Ballet School in September, Matsuura said he wanted to excel. “I want to be a dancer that can bring a smile on everyone’s face,” he said. Other Japanese participants also performed well at the event. Masaki Suetsugu, 14, from Tokyo’s Toshima Ward became the …
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No missiles but ballet as North Korea’s Kim puts on a show

Asahi ShimbunApr 16, 2018
SEOUL–Kim Jong Un hobnobbed with a visiting Chinese ballet troupe as he capped a weekend of celebrations in the North Korean capital that conspicuously lacked a show of military might that marked many previous festivals. The festivities surrounded the April 15 “The Day of the Sun,” the anniversary of …
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MKE Ballet’s “Beauty and the Beast” is an enchanting treat for the …

OnMilwaukee.comApr 13, 2018
Michael Pink invites you to be his guest at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, as the Milwaukee Ballet debuts his ambitious yet masterful interpretation of “Beauty and the Beast.” Featuring an extensive international cast of dancers and nearly 80 children from the Milwaukee Ballet …
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Ballet of Power

Greenville Daily NewsApr 8, 2018
BELDING —The overflow crowd pushed closer and closer, excited, energized and spilling on to the court at the Gatorade Gus Macker Tournament Dunk Contest in Belding in 1989. Basil Hampton, also known as “Doc Rise,” felt claustrophobic. He looked around and thought to himself that he didn’t have …
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Ballet Folklorico will perform at library for Cinco de Mayo

The JournalApr 27, 2018
The Cortez Public Library celebrates Cinco de Mayo with the colorful and talented Ballet Folklorico de Durango. Festivities begin May 5 at 1:30 p.m. at the library, 202 N. Park St. Ballet Folklorico de Durango is a program of El Centro de Muchos Colores Hispano Resource Center. Based at Fort Lewis …
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Leaps and Bounds

SRQ MagazineApr 2, 2018
Sarasota Ballet made it a night to remember, opening its 2018 Spring season at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on March 2 with Dreams of Nature. Performing both Sir Frederick Ashton’s The Dream, the legendary choreographer’s take on Shakespeare’s magical A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and …

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