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Why This Ballet Dancer Is Skipping College For Her Own St. Petersburg Ballet Conservatory

GULFPORT — Brianna Melton is as serious a ballet student as it gets. During her freshman year in St. Petersburg High’s International Baccalaureate program, she had already spent four summers training with ballet companies across the country and narrowed her college choices to a select few. Melton has since pulled off a dizzying pivot. The […]

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Ballet academy owners appear in court over alleged sex with 17-year-old student | Crime reports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The married owners and operators of a Louisville ballet academy have been arrested after police say they sexually abused a 17-year-old girl who was a student and employee there. Police say the victim was a 17-year-old girl who worked at the Fleur-De-Lis Ballet Academy, located at the Mellwood Arts Center in […]

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The Paris Opera Ballet dancer is the fourth Korean to receive a prestigious distinction

Ballerina Park Sae-eun performs ‘Emerald’, part of George Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ trilogy, for a gala after winning the prize on Tuesday at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. [YONHAP] Korean ballet dancer Park Sae-eun was named best dancer at the Benois de la Danse awards, one of the world’s most prestigious ballet awards, on Tuesday in Moscow. […]

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Ballerina Jasmine Henry has been chosen to participate in the Vaganova Ballet Academy of Russia

With deft one-handed flapping and speaking in mousy tones, Perth’s Jasmine Henry seems like the perfect candidate for one of the world’s leading ballet schools. And after a recent visit to the centuries-old Russian Ballet Academy Vaganova, the 15-year-old’s performance dreams are about to come true. Jasmine, who trained full-time in ballet three years ago, […]