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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 10:47:00

Orthopaedic surgeons offer dance safety tips ROSEMONT, Ill., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The plot of the Academy Award-nominated film, Black Swan ventures well beyond ballet, but does not ignore the pressure and intensity of a performers' dance regimen. The physical demands of ballet and other dance styles are intensive, which is why it is so important to practice proper positions and techniques, and adequate warm-ups and cool-downs before and after classes or performances....

2011-03-15 13:19:00

HOUSTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Ballet's sleek new Center for Dance will hold a grand opening ceremony on Saturday, April 9 at noon with a ribbon cutting ceremony presided over by Houston Mayor Annise Parker at 601 Preston Street in the heart of downtown Houston's Theater District. The new, six-story, 115,000 square-foot facility, designed with sustainable features by globally-recognized architecture firm Gensler, will come in around $46.6 million (an estimated...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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