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The Washington Ballet | New Master Class Workshop Series

The Washington Ballet | New Master Class Workshop Series The Washington Ballet is offering a Master Class and Workshop Series for adult dance students next month. The series features Master Class and Q&A sessions with Artistic Director Julie Kent and Head of The Washington School of Ballet, Xiomara Reyes. This exclusive opportunity also includes ‘Character […]

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The Washington Ballet | Julie Kent to Receive ‘Women in Dance Leadership’ Award

The Washington Ballet | Julie Kent to Receive ‘Women in Dance Leadership’ Award Artistic Director Julie Kent will receive the ‘Women in Dance Leadership’ award this week from The National Dance Education Organization. The group is honoring Kent as one of the few women who hold leadership roles in a professional dance company, noting that […]

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dancer in arabesque

Xiomara Reyes to Head The Washington School of Ballet

Xiomara Reyes to Head The Washington School of Ballet Julie Kent, Artistic Director Designate, recently revealed the 2016.2017 performance season and is pleased to announce her first staff appointment: Xiomara Reyes, recently retired Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) will serve as Head of The Washington School of Ballet, effective September 1, 2016. Ms. Reyes […]

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Julie Kent Named Artistic Director at The Washington Ballet

Julie Kent Named Artistic Director at The Washington Ballet This afternoon The Washington Ballet Board of Directors selected Julie Kent, retired Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and artistic director of the ABT Summer Intensive program, as Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet (TWB) effective, July 1, 2016. Kent began her dance training locally […]

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Ballet: Velocity
Choreographer: Stanton Welch
Dancer(s): Melody Mennite
Photo: Amitava Sarkar

Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance

Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance   Acclaimed Ballerina Julie Kent to Perform in Stanton Welch’s Clear   Company Pays Tribute to Retiring First Soloist Kelly Myernick After Stellar Career With Houston Ballet    Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet presents its eleventh annual Jubilee of Dance, a special one-night only performance on […]

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dancers on stage in high lifts

American Ballet Theatre announces new season

American Ballet Theatre announces new Fall season Box Office Opens Monday, July 22 The World Premiere of The Tempest by Alexei Ratmansky will highlight American Ballet Theatre’s inaugural Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater, October 30-November 10, 2013.  The Fall 2013 season, announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, will also feature revivals […]

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Etudes. Photography by Georges Antoni

Paris Opera Ballet join The Australian Ballet’s gala line-up!

Paris Opera Ballet join The Australian Ballet’s gala line-up! The Australian Ballet are delighted to announce even more sparkling international guest artists for its 50th anniversary gala, which opens on October 31 at Arts Centre Melbourne for five performances only. The company’s actual 50th birthday is on Friday 2 November. The world-renowned Paris Opera Ballet will be […]

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Alexsandra Meijer in Jessica Lang’s SPLENDID ISOLATION III. Photo by Chris Hardy

BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15

BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15 Ballet San Jose’s PROGRAM OF PREMIERES includes four Company Premieres (two of which are also Bay Area Premieres), April 13-15 at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts in downtown San Jose. Jessica Lang’s pas de deux, Splendid Isolation III, and Stanton Welch’s […]

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