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2009-02-17 10:22:00

--Music Worcester to Present Tchaikovsky Classic-- --Ballet Sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation-- WORCESTER, Mass., Feb.

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.

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.

2008-10-10 00:00:24

By Mark Kanny A fresh perspective on one of literature's most famous stories kicks off the Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts, which is being presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Andy Warhol Museum.

2008-10-07 09:00:33

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary ballet company BalletX opens its second season at The Wilma Theater with new works by co-artistic director Matthew Neenan and guest choreographer Zane Booker, November 6-9, 2008. Tickets: $30 General, $25 Student/Senior.

2008-09-30 15:00:36

By Bryan Rourke PROVIDENCE -- The modern meets the classic: Up Close on Hope. Festival Ballet Providence opened its 31st season last weekend with its Up Close series showcasing varied shorter dances in its Hope Street studio.

2008-09-26 06:00:23

By John Przybys By JOHN PRZYBYS REVIEW-JOURNAL Don't think of it merely as the Nevada Ballet Theatre's 2008- 2009 season. Think of it as a very entertaining, season-long introductory course in dance. With no final exam.

2008-09-25 09:00:34

By Roslyn Sulcas A man and a woman stride across an open space, crossing paths with a quick glance at each other, then disappear from view. A second woman walks in, another man appears; they pause, confront each other and run off together.

2008-09-24 03:00:19

By Sarah Day Owen The contemporary ballet troupe Complexions defines diversity in dance, yet eludes classification in company. It is unique from its 15-member multicultural cast to its varied techniques, said Dwight Rhoden, Complexion's artistic director and co-founder.


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