Latest Boston Ballet Stories

2011-01-29 00:01:51

A unique children's' ballet program in New York City, Children's Creative Dance Club, offers students a foundation of life skills; physical health, intellectual stimulation, confidence, discipline and fun! (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign has served to promote the importance of physical activity for Americans and especially our nation's youth. Obesity rates have tripled in the last 30 years putting children at risk of dying younger than their parents for the...

2008-10-27 09:00:25

Only Ovation TV, the network dedicated to art, culture and creativity, could bring you the most spirited artistic battle on TV -- "Battle of the Nutcrackers - Grudge Match." After its triumphant debut last year, Ovation TV is stepping up the competition with this year's programming event by including six, highly diverse productions of the beloved holiday classic. Once again viewers will be asked to crown their favorite with their on-line votes at http://www.OvationTV.com. Hosted by Mark...

2008-08-02 03:00:19

By O'Connor, Rosalie Born in France and raised in Spain, Boston Ballet principal Yury Yanowsky now always carries his down-filled booties. "Boston is pretty cold," he says. "My feet get so cold I usually take almost the whole barre in booties." Yanowsky also likes to have his iPod. "Some of the dancers and I have a little band, and we create music using Garage Band on my Mac," he says. "I play a bit of guitar, mostly acoustic. Usually I write the music and then collaborate with the lyrics....

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