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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. Beginning Monday, December 7, Ovation TV, the only multi-platform network dedicated to art and contemporary culture, will showcase five vastly different productions from around the globe with the debut of "Battle of the Nutcrackers - World Games." This year's battle will be hosted by the talented Susan Jaffe, former...

2009-09-16 12:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ana Tzarev Gallery (http://www.anatzarev.com) is celebrating the 100(th) Anniversary of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in conjunction with the Russian American Cultural Center (RACC) with a remarkable new exhibition featuring stage design by Russian artists of the 1920s through the 1960s who carried on Diaghilev's legacy by bringing cutting edge art into the theatre. Theatrical design is a vital Russian art form, and until now has been largely...

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...

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. The innovative program features a world premiere by Jodie Gates danced to Ravel's Bolero, and two classic BalletX favorites: Jorma Elo's Scenes View 2 and Matthew Neenan's Broke Apart. "The movement, the sense of quiet fierceness about it ... It will be physical, sensual,...

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. The Bolshoi Ballet will perform Don Quixoteand Swan Lake; neither ballet will be performed anywhere else on the tour. The Bolshoi Ballet has not toured in the United States since 2007 and Chapel Hill,...

2009-03-03 07:00:00

'IT IS FUN TO HAVE FUN BUT YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW' (Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat) PHILADELPHIA, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary ballet company BalletX continues its tradition of redefining and expanding the vocabulary of dance with Spring Series, running April 4-11 at The Wilma Theater. BalletX presents a program of fresh choreography with Matthew Neenan's Wonder Why, and two world premieres: The Striped Hat by Christine Cox and a new work by Edwaard Liang in his first Philadelphia...

2009-02-17 10:22:00

--Music Worcester to Present Tchaikovsky Classic-- --Ballet Sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation-- WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Music Worcester, Inc., the largest, non-profit concert presenter in Central Massachusetts, today announced that it will proudly present The Russian National Ballet Theatre of Moscow, as it performs Tchaikovsky's classic ballet, Swan Lake. The performance is made possible through a sponsorship by The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation,...

2009-02-16 17:06:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma City Ballet continued its remarkable 2008-2009 season on February 13th and 14th with performances of a triple-bill production entitled Paris Rouge. The show was enthusiastically received by nearly sold out audiences both nights. Leading off the evening was the classic white ballet Les Sylphides. Next came a world premiere contemporary ballet by popular choreographer Amy Seiwert named Finding/Almost, exhibiting a distinctive choreographic...

2009-01-26 20:06:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- AKQA has been appointed by New York City Ballet (NYCB), the nation's largest dance organization, to be the Company's digital agency of record, and help NYCB engage a broader audience, while further enhancing the Company's reputation as a leader in the performing arts. One of the foremost dance companies in the world, NYCB is renowned for its athletic, contemporary style and for its unparalleled repertory, with most of its ballets created in house, by such...

2008-10-13 09:00:30

By Zoe Anderson Birmingham Royal Ballet today Russian Steps is a programme of ballets to Russian music, including a marvellous revival of Stravinsky's The Firebird. Plus, Kenneth MacMillan's Concerto, danced to Shostakovich, and Glazunov's Raymonda. Birmingham Hippodrome Ballet Boyz: the Greatest Hits! Mon, Thur & Fri William Trevitt and Michael Nunn in a programme that includes Russell Maliphant's Broken Fall, and Yumba vs Nonino, the tango created for them by Strictly Come...


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