Latest Ballet company Stories

2014-05-21 16:24:52

Coin features advanced sheer effect colourization technique WINNIPEG, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Royal Canadian Mint is paying colourful tribute to the organization's rich artistic legacy within Canada and abroad with a unique silver collector coin, which was unveiled today by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall. Following the unveiling, the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official...

2014-01-27 08:24:16

EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY LAWRENCE BENDER, KEVIN BROWN AND JOHN MELFI SARAH HAY DANCES INTO LEAD ROLE BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STARZ announced today the greenlight of its next original drama series, "Flesh and Bone," created by Emmy award-winning "Breaking Bad" Writer and Executive Producer, Moira Walley-Beckett. "Flesh and Bone" follows a young ballet dancer, Claire, who has a distinctly troubled past, as she joins a prestigious ballet company in New York....

2012-02-01 08:00:00

Ballet is Fun mobile application for iPhone and iPad features 325 instructional videos demonstrated by world-class dancers for students of every age and skill level. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Audiences familiar with Li Cunxin´s autobiography, Mao´s Last Dancer, or the film of the same name appreciate what it takes to become a truly great dancer. Plucked from an impoverished rural village at age 11, Li demonstrated incredible determination, resilience, perseverance, and...

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...

2011-04-26 10:00:00

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eglevsky Ballet, the only professional ballet company on Long Island for more than 50 years, has hired Marina Eglevsky as its Artistic Director to lead the Eglevsky Ballet Summer Intensive Workshop at Hofstra University. Marina Eglevsky has created an educational program where young and aspiring dancers will be exposed to a superior program offering a diverse, well rounded curriculum and training by a roster of exceptional and...

2011-03-29 06:00:00

HOUSTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the first day of rehearsals in Houston Ballet's new Center for Dance, now the largest professional dance facility in the United States and a visual statement of the city's longstanding commitment to philanthropy and the performing arts. Creating a new gateway to a downtown Theater District that is already home to the Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony and Alley Theatre, the prominent, six-story, 115,000-square-foot facility boasts nine...

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