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George Balanchine

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  • Daytime Emmys in Las Vegas: 'Shameful' or 'an improvement'?

     
    We won't know the ratings for Sunday's CBS airing of the Daytime Emmys till Monday afternoon. However, many of our forum posters watched, and their comments on the kudocast number almost 600 so far. Many of these were slams against the show for being a...
  • 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...
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream - An Enchanted Ballet

    The one-act ballet, 'A Midsummer Nights Dream,' is based on the story told in Shakespeare's happiest and most popular comedic play and set to music by Mendelssohn. A famous quote from the work, "The course of true love never did run smooth" sets the...