Latest Ballet Stories

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.

2010-09-08 12:12:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey's arts community has a new, vibrant and dynamic organization. lustigdancetheatre, under the artistic leadership of Graham Lustig, has been created to provide exciting opportunities to appreciate the benefits of dance.

2010-06-01 14:27:00

MIAMI, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YoungArts, the core program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, is pleased to announce that famed dancer/choreographer Desmond Richardson has joined its Board of Trustees.

2009-12-10 07:15:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Brighton Ballet Theater (BBT) and School of Russian American Ballet continue its Annual Holiday tradition with the announcement of The Nutcracker performances in Long Island, Brooklyn, and Queens from December 12th to 20th, 2009.

2009-12-07 06:45:00

HINESVILLE, Ga., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-famous Perm Ballet from Perm, Russia is coming to Savannah, Spartanburg, Charleston, and Charlotte to perform the classical ballet Sleeping Beauty.

2009-11-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year running, Ovation TV will ring in the holiday season with its annual "Battle of the Nutcrackers" programming event.

2009-06-09 07:20:00

Philadelphia Season Finale with Summer Series 2009 PHILADELPHIA, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary ballet company BalletX celebrates dance season finale at The Wilma Theater and presents Summer Series 2009, July 22-26.

2009-06-02 11:26:00

Carolina Performing Arts, Chapel Hill community on the map as arts hub of the Southeast CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Performing Arts, founded in 2005 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, welcomes the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet to Memorial Hall June 10-14.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.