Latest Ballet Stories

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.

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.

Word of the Day
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The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.