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MODERN DANCE 101 Announced at Theatre at St. Jeans Photo MODERN DANCE 101 Announced at Theatre at St. Jeans
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 3, 2021

'Modern Dance 101,' a program of rarely seen works by Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, regarded as the Mother and Father of American Modern Dance, will be presented September 30-October 3, 2021 at the Theatre at St. Jeans, 150 East 76th Street, NYC.

2021 Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition to Take Place Online Photo 2021 Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition to Take Place Online
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021

The 2021 edition of the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition will take place online, March 8-19, with dancers performing live and in their own time zones in Asia, North America, South America, Eastern Europe, South Africa, and Australia.

Charles Jude Leads Judges For Kozlova International Ballet Competition Photo Charles Jude Leads Judges For Kozlova International Ballet Competition
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2021

The 2021 Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition will take place on line, March 8-19. More than 100 dancers from around the world will dance for medals, scholarships to international schools, company contracts, and other awards before distinguished juries. 

The 2021 Edition Of The Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Will Take  Photo The 2021 Edition Of The Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Will Take Place Online
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 21, 2021

The 2021 Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition will take place online, with dancers performing live and in their own time zones, in Asia, North America, South America, Eastern Europe, South Africa, and Australia.  For each time zone, there will be a different panel of judges.  (specific details t.b.a.) 

Kozlova Conservatory Welcomes Teachers Diane Hakak and Dan Sas Photo Kozlova Conservatory Welcomes Teachers Diane Hakak and Dan Sas
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 1, 2020

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory welcomes two classical ballet teachers to the faculty: Diane Hakak and Dan Sas.   

American Ballet Theatre Announces 2020 Promotions Photo American Ballet Theatre Announces 2020 Promotions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020

Joo Won Ahn, Aran Bell, Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Calvin Royal III and Cassandra Trenary have been appointed to the rank of Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre. Gabe Stone Shayer has been promoted to the rank of Soloist. The promotions, announced today by ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, are effective immediately.

Kozlova International Ballet Competition Cancelled Photo Kozlova International Ballet Competition Cancelled
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2020

Symphony Space decided to close until April 1st, which causes the cancellation of the 2020 Kozlova International Ballet Competition. The theater is already booked for March 15-19, 2021, and the celebrations will take place then - bigger and better! - just one year later.

KOZLOVA INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Kozlov' Photo KOZLOVA INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Kozlov's Defection
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020

This year's KOZLOVA INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION includes two special events:

Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Announced At Symphony Space Photo Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Announced At Symphony Space
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

The year 2020 celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition and the 40th anniversary of Kozlova's defection, with Leonid Kozlov, from the Soviet Union (the couple were principal dancers with the Bolshoi Ballet and defected when the Company performed in Los Angeles).

VKIBC Announces The Judges For 2020, Celebrating VKIBC's 10th Anniversary Photo VKIBC Announces The Judges For 2020, Celebrating VKIBC's 10th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020

Valentina Kozlova announces the 10th annual Kozlova International Ballet Competition, hosting 100+ dancers from around the world. Once again, one day will be set aside for both performers and choreographers of contemporary dance, who will also compete for company contracts and scholarships to dance academies around the world. This year's event is a major celebration of two events: the 10th Anniversary of VKIBC, and the 40th Anniversary of the defection from the Bolshoi Ballet of Valentina Kozlova and Leonid Kozlov, who will be reunited on stage in a Gala Performance Thursday March 19th, with guest appearances by past VKIBC winners, including Brooklyn Mack.

Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Medalists And Winners Photo Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Medalists And Winners
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 10, 2019

Announcing the medalists and recipients of scholarships and company contracts of the 9th Annual Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, which includes both classical and contemporary dance. Classical entrants selected their dances from a list created by VKIBC, including variations and pas de deux from Swan Lake, Flames of Paris, La Bayadere, Talisman, Walpurgis Nacht, Laurencia, and many more.

Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory Performance Comes to Symphony Space Photo Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory Performance Comes to Symphony Space
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 1, 2019

Over 40 young dancers, with guest medalists from last month's Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, will appear in Kozlova's annual Spring Gala, Saturday April 20, 7 PM, performing excerpts from classical ballets as well as original contemporary works created especially for them.

Kozlova 9th Annual Int'l Ballet Competition Set for March 18-23 At Symphony Space Photo Kozlova 9th Annual Int'l Ballet Competition Set for March 18-23 At Symphony Space
by Julie Musbach - Feb 1, 2019

Valentina Kozlova announces the 9th annual International Ballet Competition, March 18-22, with the Awards Ceremony and Gala Performance on Saturday March 23rd.   More than 100 talented dancers from around the world will again gather in New York to dance for contracts and scholarships to companies and schools around the world, including the Vaganova Academy in St. Petersburg.

Washington Ballet Announces New Company Dancers and Promotions Photo Washington Ballet Announces New Company Dancers and Promotions
by Julie Musbach - Jan 11, 2019

The Washington Ballet announces updates to its company roster for the 2018.19 season.

K'Arts Balllet Presents The American Premiere Of SONG OF THE MERMAID Photo K'Arts Balllet Presents The American Premiere Of SONG OF THE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2018

K'Arts Ballet of Korea will present the American premiere of Song of the Mermaid, a fantasy ballet choreographed by SunHee Kim, running October 20 and 21 at New York City Center. Song of the Mermaid, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's beloved tale 'The Little Mermaid,' will star Kimin Kim, principal dancer of Mariinsky Ballet, and feature 40 dancers and an original score composed by Hana Ryou.

K'Arts Balllet Presents The American Premiere Of SONG OF THE MERMAID Photo K'Arts Balllet Presents The American Premiere Of SONG OF THE MERMAID
by Julie Musbach - Aug 22, 2018

K'Arts Ballet of Korea will present the American premiere of Song of the Mermaid, a fantasy ballet choreographed by SunHee Kim, running October 20 and 21 at New York City Center. Song of the Mermaid, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's beloved tale 'The Little Mermaid,' will star Kimin Kim, principal dancer of Mariinsky Ballet, and feature 40 dancers and an original score composed by Hana Ryou.

Mariinsky Ballet's Kimin Kim To Star In SONG OF THE MERMAID Photo Mariinsky Ballet's Kimin Kim To Star In SONG OF THE MERMAID
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2018

K'Arts Ballet of Korea will present the American premiere of Song of the Mermaid, a fantasy ballet choreographed by SunHee Kim, running October 20 and 21 at New York City Center. Song of the Mermaid, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's beloved tale “The Little Mermaid,” will star Kimin Kim, principal dancer of Mariinsky Ballet, and feature 40 dancers and an original score composed by Hana Ryou.

Boston Ballet Announces 2018"2019 Company Roster Photo Boston Ballet Announces 2018"2019 Company Roster
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2018

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces the 2018–2019 season roster. A total of 66 dancers make up the Company roster, with 56 in the main company and ten in Boston Ballet II (BBII), Boston Ballet's second company. Five new dancers join the main company, six new dancers join BBII, and five Boston Ballet dancers received promotions for the upcoming season.

Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory Opens In Norwalk Photo Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory Opens In Norwalk
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 12, 2018

VALENTINA KOZLOVA, former principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet and New York City Ballet, announces the opening of the VALENTINA KOZLOVA DANCE CONSERVATORY at 509 Westport Avenue in Norwalk, Ct.   

Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory Spring Gala Announced at MMAC 6/10 Photo Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory Spring Gala Announced at MMAC 6/10
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 23, 2018

The Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory will hold its Spring Gala Sunday June 10 at 7 PM at Manhattan Movement Arts Center, 248 West 60th Street.  Joining the students of Kozlova's midtown conservatory are medalists from the current Kozlova International Ballet Competition (VKIBC), dancing a program of excerpts from the classics and original dances created for the young dancers.

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