Latest Ballet Stories

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.

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.

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.

2011-02-18 15:35:27

A new study has identified factors that predict the ability of a professional dancer to return to professional performance after hip arthroscopy surgery.

2011-01-29 00:01:51

A unique children’s’ ballet program in New York City, Children's Creative Dance Club, offers students a foundation of life skills; physical health, intellectual stimulation, confidence, discipline and fun! (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign has served to promote the importance of physical activity for Americans and especially our nation’s youth.

2011-01-25 07:10:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All dancers now have the opportunity to learn the awe-inspiring lifts and partnering techniques used by the stars of dance.

2011-01-13 04:00:00


2010-09-15 10:00:00

New $53 Million Building Will Be The Largest Professional Dance Company Facility in the United States 30,000 Students will be Reached by Expanding Education and Outreach Programs The Margaret Alkek Williams Dance Laboratory Adds a 200 Seat, Small-Sized Venue to Houston's Theater District HOUSTON, Sept.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").