Ballet academy

Grocer’s son gets full scholarship to Ballet Academy East in New York

Kolkata/Mumbai: A teenager from the Siliguri district of Bengal is doing his best to raise funds that could help him pursue his dream of dancing in America. Dipesh Verma, the 18-year-old self-taught ballet dancer, is the son of a grocer and has been offered places at some of the prestigious ballet academies in America like […]

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Vale Alan Alder: ballet dancer and teacher

Alain Richard Alder Born: Canberra, 1937Died: Bayswater, WA, age 81 Alan Alder was one of the finest dancers of his generation, and unrivaled as a character actor. His performance record included a spoiled Tybalt for a fight in John Cranko’s Romeo and Julieta vengeful Hilarion in Giselethe human heart puppet in Petrushka. He was equally […]

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PoCo ballet dancer to compete at the Genee

A ballet dancer from Port Coquitlam will fly to Toronto next week for a prestigious international competition. Kyra Soo, a student from Goh Ballet Academy in Vancouver, automatically qualified as a semi-finalist of the Genée International Ballet Competition because of his excellent marks in the exams royal academy of dance (RAD); the British organization is […]

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Incredible children: Ballet dancer Sam Grammer pursues his dream in Queensland

They say hard work beats talent every time. Luckily, the youngsters in our new series, ‘The Amazing Kids of Marlborough’, have both in spades. reports Alice Angeloni. A ballerina from Blenheim who moved to Brisbane to pursue her dream of becoming a professional dancer says it felt like a “wacky dream”. Sam Grammer, 15, moved […]

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Spokane ballet dancer Harris Kahler jumps at the chance for elite training

Spokane teenager Harris Kahler is set to leave home this month to attend Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, the nation’s oldest performing arts boarding school. Kahler, 17, has been dancing ballet for six years, but it was a tough sell at first. Kahler is one of seven children, most of whom are involved in acting, […]

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Bodrum Castle stage for enchanting opera and ballet performances

Organized by the State Opera and Ballet Branch, our country’s first and only ballet festival, the 17th Bodrum International Ballet Festival offers a feast of art with a rich program and enchanting performances . In addition to four very special works, which were premiered at the National Opera and Ballet Directorate in Turkey and around […]