Latest American Ballet Theatre principal dancers Stories

2014-08-13 12:27:01

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Ballet Theatre (ABT) presents its annual Stars Under The Stars: An Evening in Los Angeles, Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the Beverly Hills home of Jeanne and Anthony Pritzker. The event marks the beginning of ABT's celebration of its 75th anniversary. Aaron Sorkin will serve as Honorary Chair, and Co-Chairs include Avery and Andy Barth, Dr. Richard Merkin, and Laura and Jamie Rosenwald. The evening will feature a one-night-only...

2011-06-30 10:45:00

UNCSA to Become Exclusive Affiliate School of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) School of Dance in Winston-Salem have announced plans for a five-year partnership, which will implement ABT's National Training Curriculum throughout the UNCSA School of Dance preparatory, high school and collegiate divisions and make...

2009-09-03 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Ballet Festival of Miami will host international stars Michele Wiles, principal dancer with American Ballet Theater and Sebastien Marcovici, principal dancer with New York City Ballet, at the 9th Annual event on Saturday and Sunday, September 12th and 13th. Wiles and Marcovici will dance Black Swan Pas de Deux from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090903/NY69908 ) "This is a wonderful opportunity...

2006-01-13 12:01:31

By Giada Zampano MILAN (Reuters) - It won't be "Swan Lake" when Roberto Bolle pirouettes through the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Turin next month. The La Scala ballet star will be swapping crystal chandeliers for laser beams and Tchaikovsky for pop music. However, the masses of teenaged Italian fans who have turned Bolle into a pop star of dance are likely to love it. "I hope it will continue to be like that, attracting crowds, sparking the interest of those who...

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