Opera ballet

A look back at Benjamin Millepied’s break with the Paris Opera Ballet

Earlier this year, Natalie Portman’s husband, Benjamin Millepied, abruptly resigned as dance director of the Paris Opera Ballet for reasons that have never been fully explained. Now, a new documentary sheds light on her troubled tenure at one of the dance world’s biggest gigs, which only lasted two years. In “Reset,” which hits theaters Jan. […]

Opera ballet

How the Paris Opera Ballet paid tribute to Balanchine EJINSIGHT

The Balanchine program presented by the Paris Opera Ballet at the Opera Garnier last month was a real treat. It is a well-deserved tribute to George Balanchine, the greatest ballet choreographer of the 20th century who died in 1983. The excellent three-part program was designed by Benjamin Millepied, the company’s former artistic director, who left […]

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Hart High Grad, Santa Clarita Ballet Academy Dancer Prepares for International Competition – Hometown Station | KHTS FM 98.1 & AM 1220 — Santa Clarita Radio

The Santa Clarita Ballet Academy will send another dancer to participate in the Royal Academy of Dance Genée International Competition for the second consecutive year. Don’t miss a thing. Get the latest KHTS Santa Clarita News alerts straight to your inbox. Alexandra “Ali” Finley, 19, graduated from Hart High School in 2015 as valedictorian and […]