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Date Of Birth:
January 22, 1904
Date Of Death:
April 30, 1983 (79)
Birth Place:
RUSSIA
Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: January 22, 1904
Date of Death: April 30, 1983 (79)
Birth Place: RUSSIA
Gender: Male
Boston Ballet School Presents ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE, 5/24Boston Ballet School Presents ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Boston Ballet School presents its annual Next Generation performance. This year's program includes the famous Peasant Pas de Deux in Giselle, a world premiere by Harvard Dance Director and choreographer Jill Johnson, Strut, George Balanchine's Walpurgisnacht, Jaime Sierra's Legión, and opens with Les Passages. (more...)

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES, 5/18-26Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES, 5/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Recently, the esteemed Gelsey Kirkland Ballet has become the headquarters for lesser known pieces from some of the greatest Russian choreographers of all time. Continuing this tradition, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet announced today the next program of its 2016/2017 season will be Russian Treasures... (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCEPacific Northwest Ballet Presents SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The curtain comes down on Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2016-2017 season with its annual Season Encore Performance, a crowd-pleasing reprise of some of PNB's greatest hits. (more...)

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURESGelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Recently, the esteemed Gelsey Kirkland Ballet has become the headquarters for lesser known pieces from some of the greatest Russian choreographers of all time. Continuing this tradition, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet announced today the next program of its 2016/2017 season will be Russian Treasures featuring Marius Petipa's hilarious one-act comedy Cavalry Halt, as well as pieces by Leonid Yakobson, Leonid Lavrovsky, and Kasyan Goleizovsky. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Receive 'Woman of Valor Award' from Victory Dance Project, 6/15Chita Rivera to Receive 'Woman of Valor Award' from Victory Dance Project, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Victory Dance Project, under the Artistic Direction of Amy Jordan, will celebrate its third anniversary with three performances, running June 15 – 18 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (no performance on June 16). The season will open with a Celebration honoring Broadway legend Chita Rivera, who will be presented with the company's “Woman of Valor Award.” The program, entitled From This Moment On will also include a world premiere as well pieces from the company's repertory.  On June 17 and 18, the program will include special performances by students from Early Mosley's Diversity of Dance company. (more...)

Review Roundup: Dance Theatre Of HarlemReview Roundup: Dance Theatre Of Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem returned for their annual NYC season at the New York City Center, April 19-22, 2017. Some highlights of the season included a special performance by Grammy-Winning Recording Artist India.Arie, NY as well as premieres by Robert Garland, Francesca Harper, and José Limón, and other favorites by Dianne McIntyre and Darrell Grand Moultrie. (more...)

The Sarasota Ballet's April Program Closes Season with Extraordinary PerformancesThe Sarasota Ballet's April Program Closes Season with Extraordinary Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

De Valois, Balanchine & Robbins, The Sarasota Ballet's final program of the Season, will open at the Sarasota Opera House on April 28 and features four works by three of the great masters of the dance world. These performances mark the Company premieres of George Balanchine's Valse-Fantaisie and Jerome Robbin's Fancy Free and is the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform a ballet by Jerome Robbins. The program will be accompanied with live music by the Sarasota Orchestra, conducted by Ormsby Wilkins-Music Director of American Ballet Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: LA Ballet Honors Lawrence Bender and Governor Gray Davis at Season 11 GalaPhoto Flash: LA Ballet Honors Lawrence Bender and Governor Gray Davis at Season 11 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Los Angeles Ballet (LAB) celebrated its Season 11 Gala on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. This year's honorees were Academy Award® nominated film producer Lawrence Bender and Governor Gray Davis & Sharon Davis. (more...)

Pennsylvania Ballet Executive Director David Gray To LeavePennsylvania Ballet Executive Director David Gray To Leave
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Pennsylvania Ballet Executive Director David Gray has announced that he will be leaving the Ballet at the end of June for an opportunity on the horizon that requires his family to relocate. (more...)

Fugard Bioscope Announces Line-Up for Next MonthFugard Bioscope Announces Line-Up for Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Fugard Bioscope presents screenings of the best of world theatre, opera and ballet productions from companies such as the National Theatre, Royal Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet and  Royal Opera House, to be enjoyed from the comfort of a Fugard Theatre seat. (more...)

BWW Dance Interview: Paul BoosBWW Dance Interview: Paul Boos
by Barnett Serchuk - Apr 17, 2017

Born in Sioux Falls, SD, Mr. Boos relocated himself to NY at 15 to study dance on full scholarship at the Harkness House. Following this, he studied on scholarship at the American Ballet Theater School, and finally the School of American Ballet. It was at SAB, while working extensively with both George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, that Mr. Boos developed an intimate understanding of the connection between music and movement. (more...)

ROBBINS 100, World Premieres and More on Tap for New York City Ballet's 2017-18 SeasonROBBINS 100, World Premieres and More on Tap for New York City Ballet's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

New York City Ballet will open its 2017-18 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 19, and will continue with 21 weeks of performances, through Sunday, June 3, featuring 61 ballets by 15 different choreographers. (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonSan Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

NYC Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season - 100th Anniversary of Jerome Robbins, Justin Peck World Premiere and More!NYC Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season - 100th Anniversary of Jerome Robbins, Justin Peck World Premiere and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

New York City Ballet will open its 2017-18 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 19, and will continue with 21 weeks of performances, through Sunday, June 3, featuring 61 ballets by 15 different choreographers. (more...)

Works & Process Presents MUSIC AT THE BALLET with Andrew LittonWorks & Process Presents MUSIC AT THE BALLET with Andrew Litton
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents New York City Ballet's Music Director Andrew Litton, a longtime conductor of symphony orchestras around the world who recently added ballet orchestra maestro to his achievements with his appointment at NYCB. (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonSan Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

Metro Collection At Randolph-Macon College Finishes Season With Handel, Stravinsky, Beethoven, Mozart, 4/30Metro Collection At Randolph-Macon College Finishes Season With Handel, Stravinsky, Beethoven, Mozart, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Join the Richmond Symphony and Associate Conductor Chia-Hsuan Lin on Sunday, April 30 at 3pm for a Metro Collection concert including chamber pieces by Handel, Stravinsky, Beethoven and Mozart. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY Announces 2017 Season At Joyce Theater, 5/31-6/4RIOULT Dance NY Announces 2017 Season At Joyce Theater, 5/31-6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Pascal Rioult's renowned dance company, RIOULT Dance NY, the American modern dance company with a European sensibility, announces its 2017 season at The Joyce Theater, May 31 – June 4. This year, Rioult unveils two groundbreaking dances: the world premiere of Fire in the Sky and a re-staging of the classic Te Deum. (more...)

Washington Ballet Announces the Retirement of Morgann Rose
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent and Morgann Rose have announced today that Ms. Rose will retire from The Washington Ballet (TWB) at the end of the 2016.2017 season. (more...)

Royal Opera House Presents MADAME BUTTERFLYRoyal Opera House Presents MADAME BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Jaffrey's River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, announced today their premiere schedule of The Royal Opera & Ballet which is being added to their expanding Stage to Screen series. The River Street Theatre is currently the exclusive venue presenting the Royal Opera House HD screenings in northern New England. (more...)

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