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Boston Ballet Promotes Three Principal Dancers Boston Ballet Promotes Three Principal Dancers
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

January 19, 2016—(Boston, MA) Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced three promotions from within the Company: Paul Craig (USA) and Irlan Silva (Brazil) have been promoted to soloist, and Alexander Maryianowski (USA) has been promoted to the corps de ballet from Boston Ballet I... (more...)
Inland Pacific Ballet to Present THE NUTCRACKER Inland Pacific Ballet to Present THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2015

Inland Pacific Ballet, returns with its spectacular production of The Nutcracker, the classic holiday story danced to Tchaikovsky's beloved score. Critically acclaimed Inland Pacific Ballet (IPB) brings The Nutcracker to life with dazzling sets complete with falling snow, an antique original Albany ... (more...)
Houston Ballet to Tour Australia; Premiere Australian Debut of ROMEO AND JULIET, 6/30 Houston Ballet to Tour Australia; Premiere Australian Debut of ROMEO AND JULIET, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2015

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Houston Ballet will make a historic trip to Australia for performances at the Arts Centre Melbourne State Theatre June 30 – July 9, 2016. Houston Ballet's first tour to Australia consists of 12 performances of Artistic Director Stanton Welch's critically acclaimed Romeo and Juliet. ... (more...)
Lauren Anderson to Host 3rd Annual FLORIDA YOUTH DANCE GALA, 2/13/16 Lauren Anderson to Host 3rd Annual FLORIDA YOUTH DANCE GALA, 2/13/16
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2015

(West Palm Beach, FL – September 29, 2015) Mauricio Cañete, founder and director of MC Dance Productions, today announced that the highly acclaimed Lauren Anderson, the first African American to be promoted to principal dancer at Houston Ballet, will host the third annual FLORIDA YOUTH DANCE GALA th... (more...)
Lauren Anderson to Host FLORIDA YOUTH DANCE GALA in February Lauren Anderson to Host FLORIDA YOUTH DANCE GALA in February
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2015

Mauricio Cañete, founder and director of MC Dance Productions, today announced that the highly acclaimed Lauren Anderson, the first African American to be promoted to principal dancer at Houston Ballet, will host the third annual FLORIDA YOUTH DANCE GALA that will be held at the Duncan Theatre, loca... (more...)
The KC Ballet Adds New Company Members The KC Ballet Adds New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2015

 Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the appointment of two new members, Elysa Hotchkiss and Thom Panto, and two new apprentices, Lilliana Hagerman and Naomi Hergott to the Kansas City Ballet Company. Additionally there are 10 new members of Kansas City Ballet's Second ... (more...)
Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour to Stop at AT&T Performing Arts Center This Fall Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour to Stop at AT&T Performing Arts Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

TITAS Presents, in association with the AT&T Performing Arts Center, proudly announced today that it is co-commissioning an evening of new work by Twyla Tharp, one of the most important and influential choreographers of our time. The work will premiere in Dallas at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Ma... (more...)
Retired ABT Dancer, Julie Kent, to Take On New Role With the Company Retired ABT Dancer, Julie Kent, to Take On New Role With the Company
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

Retired principal ballet dancer of American Ballet Theater, Julie Kent, will begin as artistic director of the summer intensive programs for young dancers with the company.  She will also be a teacher and coach for the Ballet Theater, its studio company, and at its Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School,... (more...)
ABT's Simon Wexler Set for Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Program, 7/20-24 ABT's Simon Wexler Set for Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Program, 7/20-24
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2015

Simon Wexler of American Ballet Theatre will be on the faculty for the Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Program from July 20-24, 2015. The Shreveport Dance Academy is located in Shreveport, Louisiana.... (more...)
World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

Heightening its role as a powerful commissioning force, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center - The Music Center's acclaimed dance series - is introducing an exciting new chapter in dance with the world premiere of BalletNow, an original three-performance program for which American Balle... (more...)
Houston Ballet Appoints Jared Matthews as New Principal Dancer Houston Ballet Appoints Jared Matthews as New Principal Dancer
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch promoted Jared Matthews to the rank of principal dancer after a well-received performance as Lucentio in John Cranko's production of The Taming of the Shrew on Saturday, June 20. ... (more...)
Dance Council of North Texas Announces 2015 Dance Council Honors Awardees Dance Council of North Texas Announces 2015 Dance Council Honors Awardees
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2015

Dance Council of North Texas (DCNT) is proud to announce the 2015 Dance Council Honors that will take place on September 6, 2015 at the Dallas City Performance Hall as part of the second annual Dallas DanceFest, September 4-6, 2015.... (more...)
Karen Scalzitti-Kennedy to Teach Allen Civic Ballet's Summer Intensive Karen Scalzitti-Kennedy to Teach Allen Civic Ballet's Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

KAREN SCALZITTI-KENNEDY, former principal dancer of the Boston Ballet and Ballet West, will teach master classes for the Allen Civic Ballet's Summer Intensive on June 8, 9 and 10, 2015 at the Allen Civic Ballet's School in Allen, Texas.... (more...)
Sally Turkel Promoted to Principal Dancer with Ballet San Antonio Sally Turkel Promoted to Principal Dancer with Ballet San Antonio
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

Following a successful run of The Nutcracker, Artistic Director Gabriel Zertuche has promoted company member Sally Turkel to Principal Dancer effective immediately.... (more...)
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER This Weekend Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2014

KARINA GONZALEZ and SIMON BALL, principal dancers of the Houston Ballet, will appear as guest artists in the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's production of The Nutcracker this weekend, December 6 and 7, 2014 at the Riverview Theatre in Shreveport, Louisiana.... (more...)
Houston Ballet to Present JUBLIEE OF DANCE, 12/5 Houston Ballet to Present JUBLIEE OF DANCE, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2014

Houston Ballet presents its eleventh annual Jubilee of Dance, a special one-night only performance on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm.... (more...)
 Houston Ballet Dancers to Make Guest Appearances With The Australian Ballet in LA BAYADÈRE Houston Ballet Dancers to Make Guest Appearances With The Australian Ballet in LA BAYADÈRE
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2014

Houston Ballet Principal Dancers Karina Gonzalez and Connor Walsh will travel to Sydney, Australia to perform the leads roles of Nikiya and Solar in Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch's lavish production of La Bayadere with The Australian Ballet on Sunday, November 16; Monday, November 1... (more...)
Houston Ballet Dancers Make Guest Appearances With The Australian Ballet Houston Ballet Dancers Make Guest Appearances With The Australian Ballet
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2014

Houston Ballet Principal Dancers Karina Gonzalez and Connor Walsh will travel to Sydney, Australia to perform the leads roles of Nikiya and Solar in Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch's lavish production of La Bayadère with The Australian Ballet on Sunday, November 16; Monday, November 1... (more...)
Houston Ballet's 2014 Holiday Season to Debut with THE NUTCRACKER Houston Ballet's 2014 Holiday Season to Debut with THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2014

HOUSTON, TEXAS - From November 28 - December 28, 2014, Houston Ballet celebrates the holidays with Ben Stevenson's breathtaking production of The Nutcracker, seen by over 1,000,000 people since its premiere 27 years ago. The beloved ballet tells the story of a little girl named Clara who is given a... (more...)
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet to Present THE NUTCRACKER, 12/6-7 Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet to Present THE NUTCRACKER, 12/6-7
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2014

KARINA GONZALEZ and SIMON BALL, principal dancers of the Houston Ballet, will appear as guest artists in the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's production of The Nutcracker on December 6 and 7, 2014 at the Riverview Theatre in Shreveport, Louisiana.... (more...)
Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes to Retire from The American Ballet Theatre Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes to Retire from The American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2014

Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes, Principal Dancers with American Ballet Theatre, have announced their retirements from the Company at the conclusion of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City. “These three unique ballerinas have each made such distinctive contribution... (more...)
Ballet San Antonio to Premiere Inaugural Tobin Center Season with Original Take on DRACULA Ballet San Antonio to Premiere Inaugural Tobin Center Season with Original Take on DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Ballet San Antonio opens its 2014-15 season with 'Dracula,' a much-lauded homegrown work showcasing the artistic breadth of the resident ballet company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run Oct. 16 through 19.... (more...)
Ballet San Antonio to Open Tobin Center Season with DRACULA, 10/16-19 Ballet San Antonio to Open Tobin Center Season with DRACULA, 10/16-19
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Ballet San Antonio opens its 2014-15 season with Dracula, a much-lauded homegrown work showcasing the artistic breadth of the resident ballet company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run Oct. 16 through 19.... (more...)
The Kansas City Ballet Announces New Artistic Staff and Company Members The Kansas City Ballet Announces New Artistic Staff and Company Members
by BWW News Desk - September 04, 2014

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the appointment of three new members of the artistic staff: Grace Holmes as the new Director of Kansas City Ballet School, Kristi Capps as the new Ballet Master and Anthony Krutzkamp as newly created position of Manager of KCB II. Car... (more...)
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Launch Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced! A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Launch Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

From September 4-14, 2014, Houston Ballet launches its 45th season with the company premiere of John Neumeier's three-act ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream. The ballet is based on Shakespeare's lighthearted play of the same name and follows the hijinks and hilarity that ensues when a well-intentioned... (more...)




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