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George Balanchine

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  • Monster Mash: David Sefton leaves UCLA Live; Seattle Art Museum cuts back; ballet star part of failed coup

     
    --Calling it quits: David Sefton has resigned after nearly a decade as executive and artistic director of the UCLA Live performing arts series, saying he was responding to "a major rethinking and restructuring" by his bosses, brought on by the......
  • Talking with Dance Theatre of Harlem's co-founder Arthur Mitchell

     
    “I didn’t want to be a ballet dancer. My motivation was the musicals,” says Arthur Mitchell, one of the 20th-century’s noblest classical dancers, who grew up in New York City in the 1940s enamored of Broadway. “Vaudeville was incredible. The.......
  • Dierdre Miles Burger to head Orlando Ballet School

     
    Dierdre Miles Burger, a former principal of Boston Ballet School, takes over as director of the Orlando Ballet School this week with plans to update the well-known school’s curriculum. “The moment the job became available she let me know she was...
  • Bolshoi-trained beauties bolster ballet in Orange County

     
    Ethereal Bolshoi Ballet star Natalia Osipova, arguably the world’s prima ballerina, slipped into a rehearsal studio at Orange County Performing Arts Center looking tired. Lightly grasping a ballet barre, she plunged suddenly to the floor, her torso...
  • Good news for dance fans: a Miami City Ballet special is announced for PBS

     
    Miami City Ballet will get a national showcase when PBS airs a "Dance in America" program this spring of the company performing two works by George Balanchine and one by Twyla Tharp. There was a time when "Dance in America"......
  • Miami City Ballet

    Miami City Ballet performs its Repertory Season in its South Florida tri-county home of Miami-Dade at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House), in Broward at Broward Center for the...
  • Kansas City Ballet

    Kansas City Ballet
    Winter Performance: February 19-22, 2009 The 51st season will continue with the Winter Show's presentation of a Kansas City PREMIERE of Ben Stevenson's End of Time, two works rarely seen in Kansas City, George Balanchine's Apollo and Yuri Possokhov's...
  • The Trey McIntyre Project begins inaugural tour

    The Trey McIntyre Project begins inaugural tour
    TREY MCINTYRE'S initial experience with ballet did not augur well for a career in dance. "I would skip class a lot. My mom would drop me off, and I would go get a Slurpee next door." Ballet class, to this 11-year-old in Wichita, Kan., "felt so square...