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American Ballet Theatre SUMMER INTENSIVE VIRTUAL AUDITION TOUR Announced Photo American Ballet Theatre SUMMER INTENSIVE VIRTUAL AUDITION TOUR Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2020

American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive Virtual Audition Tour will kick off on January 8, 2021 for a total of six weekends through February 14, 2021. Intermediate and advanced students, ages 9 to 24, are invited to audition for ABT’s Summer Intensive, Collegiate, and Young Dancer Summer Workshop programs in virtual classes conducted over Zoom.

Celia Rose Gooding, Sophia Anne Caruso, Andrew Burnap & More Named Finalists for Cli Photo Celia Rose Gooding, Sophia Anne Caruso, Andrew Burnap & More Named Finalists for Clive Barnes Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 25, 2020

The Clive Barnes Foundation, today announced finalists for the 10th Annual Clive Barnes Awards, recognizing excellence in Theater and Dance. According to the New York Times, the list includes Celia Rose Gooding (Jagged Little Pill), Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice), Andrew Burnap (The Inheritance), and Christopher Livingston (The Great Society) in the theatre category, and India Bradley, Roman Mejia, Kellie Drobnick, and Aran Bell in the dance category.

Ballet Academy East Announces 20th Annual Spring Performance Series Photo Ballet Academy East Announces 20th Annual Spring Performance Series
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2019

New York City's leading center for complete ballet education, Ballet Academy East (BAE), today announced its 20th annual Spring Performance series taking place at Hunter College's Kaye Playhouse, May 31-June 2, 2019. Approximately 135 students from BAE's Pre-Professional Division will perform during the series. The program features Sleeping Beauty, Aurora's Wedding staged by Maina Gielgud and includes world premieres by Charles Askegard, Amanda Edge, and Alan Hineline. Works by Darla Hoover, Jenna Lavin and Marcia Dale Weary round out the program.

Pennsylvania Ballet To Present GISELLE Photo Pennsylvania Ballet To Present GISELLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

This spring Pennsylvania Ballet will premiere Artistic Director Angel Corella's re-staging of Giselle, ballet's hauntingly romantic classic. Presented by West Laurel Hill Cemetery, performances run March 7-17 at the Academy of Music.

Edmund Donovan And Zoey Anderson Take Home Clive Barnes Awards Photo Edmund Donovan And Zoey Anderson Take Home Clive Barnes Awards
by Julie Musbach - Feb 11, 2019

The Clive Barnes Foundation, under the leadership of former Royal Ballet soloist Valerie Taylor-Barnes, awarded its prizes today for the 9th Annual Clive Barnes Awards, recognizing excellence in Theater and Dance, to Edmund Donovan (Theater, Lewiston/Clarkston) and Zoey Anderson (Dance, Parsons Dance). The awards were presented by Michael Novak, artistic director of Paul Taylor Dance Company and Tony-winner Beth Leavel, currently starring in Broadway's The Prom. The event, hosted by New York Post columnist and WOR radio personality Michael Riedel was held at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center.

Pennsylvania Ballet To Present GISELLE Photo Pennsylvania Ballet To Present GISELLE
by Stephi Wild - Feb 6, 2019

This spring Pennsylvania Ballet will premiere Artistic Director Angel Corella's re-staging of Giselle, ballet's hauntingly romantic classic. Presented by West Laurel Hill Cemetery, performances run March 7-17 at the Academy of Music.

Will Roland, Ana Villafane & More Named Clive Barnes Awards Finalists Photo Will Roland, Ana Villafane & More Named Clive Barnes Awards Finalists
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 12, 2018

The Clive Barnes Foundation, under the leadership of former Royal Ballet soloist Valerie Taylor-Barnes, announced today the finalists and date for the 9th Annual Clive Barnes Awards. Hosted by New York Post columnist and WOR radio personality Michael Riedel, the presentation of the annual awards recognizing excellence in theater and dance will take place on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 3:00pm at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center (165 West 65th Street).

American Ballet Theatre Announces 2018 New York Summer Intensive Final Performances Photo American Ballet Theatre Announces 2018 New York Summer Intensive Final Performances
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 9, 2018

Final performances for American Ballet Theatre's New York Summer Intensive Program are scheduled for Friday, July 27, 2018 at 12:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, New York. The performances mark the conclusion of ABT's 23rd annual New York Summer Intensive, a five-week training program for dancers ages 12 to 22. Summer Intensive students will perform selections from ABT's repertory including Coppelia, La Bayadere, Le Corsaire, Paquita, Swan Lake, The Dream and The Sleeping Beauty.

Evan Ruggiero & Gemma Bond Named Winners of 2018 Clive Barnes Awards Photo Evan Ruggiero & Gemma Bond Named Winners of 2018 Clive Barnes Awards
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 8, 2018

The Clive Barnes Foundation announced today, Monday, January 8, 2018, that Evan Ruggiero(Bastard Jones) has won the Eighth Annual Clive Barnes Award for Theater. Mr. Ruggiero received his award alongside Gemma Bond (American Ballet Theatre) who was named the recipient of theEighth Annual Clive Barnes Award for Dance. The announcement was made at the Eighth Annual Clive Barnes Awards ceremony, which was held at The Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center.

8th Annual Clive Barnes Awards Arrive at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater Photo 8th Annual Clive Barnes Awards Arrive at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater
by Julie Musbach - Jan 5, 2018

As the weather begins to warm up the top of next week, providing a break from the unusually harsh winter weather NYC has been experiencing, the Clive Barnes Foundation will return to The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center for the 8th annual Clive Barnes Awards on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 3:00pm.

364 Ballet Dancers to Audition for Youth America Grand Prix Regional Semi-Finals Photo 364 Ballet Dancers to Audition for Youth America Grand Prix Regional Semi-Finals
by Julie Musbach - Jan 4, 2018

Three hundred and sixty three ballet dancers - ages 9 to 19 - from the Philadelphia area will be auditioning for the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) regional semi-finals. Throughout the weekend, the students will attend workshops, competitions, and dance classes.

Michael Riedel, Robert Fairchild Set for 8th Annual Clive Barnes Awards at Lincoln Ce Photo Michael Riedel, Robert Fairchild Set for 8th Annual Clive Barnes Awards at Lincoln Center; Finalists Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

The Clive Barnes Foundation announced today that the 8th Annual Clive Barnes Awards will be presented on Monday, January 8, 2018 at The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center.

American Ballet Theatre Announces New York Summer Intensive Program Final Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Final performances for American Ballet Theatre's New York Summer Intensive Program are scheduled for Friday, July 28, 2017 at 12:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, New York. The performances mark the conclusion of ABT's 22nd annual New York Summer Intensive, a five-week training program for dancers ages 12 to 22.

Photo Flash: Elizabeth Segerstrom, Terry Lundgren, Renee Fleming and More Celebrate Henry Segerstrom Film
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Henry Segerstrom, philanthropist and visionary developer of California's South Coast Plaza was celebrated at Carnegie Hall by a VIP gathering of philanthropists, cultural dignitaries, filmmakers, performing artists, and leaders of global fashion brands. Scroll down for photos from the event!

THE ROYALE's Khris Davis, NYC Ballet's Indiana Woodward Top 2017 Clive Barnes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Clive Barnes Foundation announced today, Monday, January 9, 2017, that Khris Davis (The Royale) has won the Seventh Annual Clive Barnes Award for Theater and that Indiana Woodward (New York City Ballet) has won the Seventh Annual Clive Barnes Award for Dance.

American Ballet Theatre 2017 Summer Intensive Tour Announced
by Molly Tracy - Dec 1, 2016

American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive National Audition Tour will kick off January 7, 2017 in New York City and will visit a total of 27 cities through February 12, 2017. Intermediate and advanced students, ages 9 to 24, are invited to audition for ABT's New York, Collegiate and satellite Summer Intensives, and Young Dancer Summer Workshop.

Stars of SPAMILTON and More Among 7th Annual Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Michael Riedel to Host!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Clive Barnes Foundation has announced the nominees for the seventh annual Clive Barnes Awards. 

ABT's 2016 Summer Intensive Puts on Final Performances in Astoria This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Final performances for American Ballet Theatre's New York Summer Intensive Program are scheduled for Today, July 29, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, New York.

ABT's 2016 Summer Intensive Puts on Final Performances in Astoria This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Final performances for American Ballet Theatre's New York Summer Intensive Program are scheduled for Friday, July 29, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, New York.

BWW Review: MONTE, MOLISSA, MARGO, MULLER at New York Live Arts
by Juan Michael Porter II - Jun 17, 2016

Times are hard for choreographers, which is why Elisa Monte, Jennifer Muller, Molissa Fenley, and Margo Sappington have banded together to present their full-length works at New York Live Arts. What one might not be able to afford, four are more than capable of shouldering. While a solid business idea, the results as seen on Wednesday June 15th, 2016 were decidedly uneven. It's not that the works were too different in tone, it's that the quality was rarely of top caliber.

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