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2013-05-21 16:25:32

Kellems Dominik Donates $250,000 Towards the SF Ballet's New Productions Fund SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Suzy Kellems Dominik, publisher of online magazine Of Wit & Will, co-chaired the San Francisco Ballet's premiere of Cinderella. As part of her continuous commitment as a Grand Benefactor of the San Francisco Ballet, Kellems Dominik donated $250,000 towards the New Productions Fund to help make the launch of Cinderella a reality for San Francisco....

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2010-09-21 09:16:23

The Dying Swan is sometimes moving smoothly and gently, sometimes in a dramatic and fiery manner, as Tchaikovsky´s majestic music from the ballet Swan Lake is playing. Yet this is no ordinary ballet dancer, but a robot in the form of a swan, created at Mälardalen University and choreographed by professional dancer Ó¦sa Unander-Scharin. The swan robot´s just over four-minute-long dance has so far been seen only by a select...

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...

2009-09-21 15:22:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This September, Worldgate 9 Theatres presents the exclusive Washington DC cinema presentation of "La Boheme" to kick-off the theatre's Fall & Winter Series of "Opera & Ballet in Cinema". The series includes productions from the world's most famous opera houses, ballet companies and festivals, presented in high-definition, digital surround sound, and some live. The series begins with Puccini's "La Boheme" on September 24. The high-budget...

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,...

2009-02-17 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...

2009-02-10 07:00:00

First New Staging of the Classic Full-Length Ballet in Over 20 Years SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 21, San Francisco Ballet -- America's oldest professional ballet company and the first in the nation to perform Swan Lake in 1940 -- unveils a spectacular all-new production. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090210/DC68758) Choreographed by San Francisco Ballet Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson, Swan Lake, which runs February 21-March 1 at San...

2008-12-20 20:24:57

Olga Lepeshinskaya, who danced with Russia's Bolshoi Ballet for 30 years after becoming a star at 18, died Saturday. She was 92. The Culture Ministry announced that Lepeshinskaya will lie in state at the Bolshoi Theater before her burial, probably Tuesday, Itar-Tass reported. Lepeshinskaya's active career as a dancer occurred during the Soviet era. She joined the Bolshoi in 1933 after graduating from the Moscow Choreographic School. She was a favorite of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and was...

2008-08-22 15:00:34

CHOREOGRAPHER Matthew Bourne's ballet Dorian Gray has been officially confirmed as the biggest selling dance event in the history of the Edinburgh International Festival. The show, which has its premiere this evening at the King's Theatre, already has 11,212 bookings. The clamour to see the first show by Matthew Bourne in nearly three years has broken the Festival's previous record of 10,146 tickets, set by Mark Morris's Hard Nut in 1995. And with ten days of booking left until the...