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Kozlova Dance Conservatory Coming to Symphony Space, 6/25
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 7, 2016

Valentina Kozlova, former principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet and New York City Ballet, presents the young dancers of her Dance Conservatory of New York in their annual Spring Gala, June 25 at 7:30 PM at Symphony Space, Broadway & 95th Street.  The program will consist of excerpts from the classics, including Le Corsaire and the Pas de Deux from La Fille Mal Gardee, along with select contemporary dances, reflecting both the classical and contemporary training at the Kozlova Conservatory.

Acclaimed Female Choreographers Join Forces for MONTE/MOLISSA/MARGO/MULLER - LIVE!
by Marianka Swain - Jun 7, 2016

Four acclaimed female choreographers, Elisa Monte, Molissa Fenley, Margo Sappington, and Jennifer Muller join forces this spring in Monte/Molissa/Margo/Muller - LIVE! at New York Live Arts, June 14 through June 18. The five-night program of shared performances will feature five works each evening, with three premieres and a cast of 25 dancers.

BWW Dance Interview: JELKO YURESHA Reflects On His Past and The Dancers of Today
by Juan Michael Porter II - May 23, 2016

At 78, Jelko Yuresha has come to resemble a lion in repose. I recognize him immediately as I enter the lobby -- I am early, he is even earlier -- and what strikes me more than his subtle smile is his eyes. They are the eyes of a man who retains a zest for life though it is evident that little amuses him. This comes as no surprise. After all, he has seen much and traveled far. As we begin the dance of exchanging pleasantries, it becomes apparent that behind the guise of a charming gentlemen I am speaking to the dance version of James Bond -- as played by Sean Connery.

The Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Announces Winners
by Christina Mancuso - May 4, 2016

The Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, April 26-30 at Symphony Space, NYC, ended in grand style with the announcement of medalists and winners of company contracts and school scholarships, and a Gala Performance with performances by guests Daniel Ulbricht and Erica Pereira  of New York City Ballet dancing the Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux (in memory of Violette Verdy, to whom the 2016 competition was dedicated), Washington Ballet's Brooklyn Mack and Ayano Kimura in the pas de deux from Giselle, Act II, and Soo Bin Lee and Seung Hyun Lee dancing the Black Swan pas de deux.

BWW Dance Review: VKIBC 2016 Was True to Its Mission of 'Preserving the Past, Discovering the Future'
by Sondra Forsyth - May 3, 2016

On April 30th 2016 at Symphony Space on NYC's Upper West Side, Valentina Kozlova glowed with well-deserved pride as she introduced the Awards Ceremony and Gala of this year's eponymous Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition. Originally called the Boston Ballet Competition, the event has mushroomed in just six years into a worthy contender for joining the ranks of such celebrated competitions as Youth America Grand Prix, Varna, and Jackson.

BWW Dance Review: VKIBC Gala Celebrates the Next Generation of Dancers
by Christina Pandolfi - May 2, 2016

Held at the culturally diverse Symphony Space on the Upper West Side on April 30th 2016, the 6th Edition of the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition showcased a bounty of prodigal talent in both classical and contemporary dance. It's encouraging and refreshing to witness such unabashed enthusiasm for the art of movement in young dancers today, especially since this year's installment was dedicated to the unrivaled ballerina Violette Verdy. After a felicitous awards ceremony bestowing medals and scholarships to the competition's most promising dancers, audience members were treated to the very exciting, very real talents of this year's standout competitors in a vibrant gala, with a diverse mix of new choreography and tried-and-true classical favorites.

Valentina Kozlova's International Ballet Competition 2016 Sets Final Judges Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Valentina Kozlova's International Ballet Competition 2016 is April 25-30 at Symphony Space, 95th Street & Broadway, NYC. 

Vaganova Master Classes with Valentina Kozlova Begin Next Week at New York City Center
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 31, 2016

Vaganova Master Classes with Valentina Kozlova (former principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet and New York City Ballet) will begin next week at New York City Center (entrance on West 56thStreet).

Valentina Kozlova's International Ballet Competition 2016 Set for Symphony Space
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 25, 2016

Valentina Kozlova's International Ballet Competition 2016 is April 25-3 at Symphony Space, 95tStreet & Broadway.  The event is dedicated toViolette Verdy. The beloved ballerina, choreographer, teacher, and writer was an early mentor of VKIBC and Valentina Kozlova.   Ms. Verdy was a judge in the first edition of VKIBC and later a competition honorary chairman.

Major Ballet Luminaries Judge South African International Ballet Competition at Artscape Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Dirk Badenhorst, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South African International Ballet Competition (SAIBC) has announced that the fifth SAIBC will take place from 22 to 28 February 2016, at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town. The closing date for entries is 1 February 2016.

2016 Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Comes to Symphony Space This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

The Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition (VKIBC 2016) is dedicated to Violette Verdy, a wonderful human being as well as an early mentor of VKIBC and Valentina Kozlova. Ms. Verdy was a judge in the first edition of VKIBC and later a competition honorary chairman. This year's event will be held April 25-30, 2016 at Symphony Space (95th Street and Broadway) in New York City.

African International Ballet Competition to be Held at Artscape Opera House This Month
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 1, 2016

The fifth South African International Ballet Competition (SAIBC) will take place from 23 to 28 February 2016 at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town. Approximately fifteen dancers are from Gauteng.

Valentina Kozlova's NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE Dances into Symphony Space Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2015

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory Company returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's delightful new production of Tchaikovsky's NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE, running slightly over one hour - two performances today, December 5 at 3 PM & 5:30 PM.

Kozlova's NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE Set for Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory Company returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's delightful new production of Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Winter Suite,' running slightly over one hour - two performances today, December 5 at 3 PM & 5:30 PM.   Performers are drawn from Kozlova's midtown ballet school and include several remarkable young dancers who have won medals in ballet competitions around the world. 

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory Company Presents NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory Company returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's delightful new production of Tchaikovsky's NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE - running slightly over one hour - two performances today, December 5 at 3 PM & 5:30 PM.

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory Company to Present NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory Company returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's delightful new production of Tchaikovsky's NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE - running slightly over one hour - two performances Saturday December 5 at 3 PM & 5:30 PM.

Kozlova's NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE Set for Symphony Space, 12/5
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 25, 2015

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory Company returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's delightful new production of Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Winter Suite,' running slightly over one hour - two performances Saturday December 5 at 3 PM & 5:30 PM.   Performers are drawn from Kozlova's midtown ballet school and include several remarkable young dancers who have won medals in ballet competitions around the world. 

Major Ballet Luminaries to Judge South African International Ballet Competition at Artscape Opera House
by David Fick - Nov 13, 2015

Dirk Badenhorst, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South African International Ballet Competition (SAIBC) has announced that the fifth SAIBC will take place from 22 to 28 February 2016, at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town. The closing date for entries is 1 February 2016.

Valentina Kozlova's NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE Dances into Symphony Space, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory Company returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's delightful new production of Tchaikovsky's NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE, running slightly over one hour - two performances Saturday December 5 at 3 PM & 5:30 PM.

Dallas Black Dance Theatre to Present STEP OUT OF LOVE, 11/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present the company premiere of Margo Sappington's Step Out Of Love on November 6, 7 and 8, 2015 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in Dallas, Texas.

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