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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...

2009-02-10 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...

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...

2008-12-03 16:06:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the 10th anniversary for Sean John and the 50th anniversary of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Sean John is pleased to announce that they will dress the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's talented men's dance team in Sean John Fine Tailored suits, dress shirts and ties for the 50th Anniversary Gala tonight, Wednesday, December 3, 2008. At approximately 9:00pm, over 1,200 guests will arrive for the gala party at the Sheraton New York, for...

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...

2008-10-08 12:00:23

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC) announced today that The Royal Opera House in HD "Series of Five Masterworks" will be featured on 42 digital High-Definition screens through DigiScreen, at local Carmike theatres in 26 states (a complete listing of the theaters and locations is below). The Royal Opera House is the home of three world-class performing companies - The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera, and The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. It is a focal point for England's national...

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. That's because this season's diverse slate of offerings by Nevada's largest professional dance company will satisfy both balletgoing veterans and beginners with everything from classical to cutting-edge dances created by George Balanchine and today's hottest...

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. A series of such fleeting encounters, quotidian and yet imbued with mystery, mark the beginning of Benjamin Millepied's "Triade," a Paris Opera Ballet commission that had its premiere at the Palais Garnier on Saturday night as part of "Homage to Jerome...

2008-09-08 21:00:18

By Louise Continelli Intermezzo: a short, light musical or ballet entertainment between the acts of a play or opera. *** She began her ballet training at age 4 in the Vienna Conservatory. Her teachers included Jerome Robbins; her fellow students included Rudolf Nureyev. Monika Alch, a former prima ballerina, pirouetted in the opera theaters of Munich, Gratz and Salzburg. And in this country, she performed with Ballet Metropolitan. Artistic director of the Chautauqua Regional Youth...

2008-08-11 12:00:46

By Chitra Ramaswamy 'MY JAW dropped," says Steve Reich, the minimalist music pioneer and arguably America's greatest living composer. He is telling me about the first time he saw Fase, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's 1982 modern dance piece containing four movements choreographed to four of his compositions. It had only taken him 16 years to finally catch it when the Belgian choreographer brought her company, Rosas, to New York's The Kitchen. "It was the best choreography I had seen to my...


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