Ballet dancer

Local ballet dancer accepted into prestigious arts academy

Delaney Parker, 15, has been accepted to Interlochen Arts Academy, a prestigious fine arts boarding school in Northern Michigan where she will study ballet.Courtesy Charla Virkler; Charm Box Studio STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Delaney Parker was working another shift at the Johnny B. Goods Diner when his father, Scott, walked in. He was accompanied by Celina […]

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How famous ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov became popular

Embed from Getty Images Perhaps the most famous ballet in popular culture is, arguably, Nutcracker. Many families are flocking to local community centers to watch their children perform in delightful amateur productions over the holidays. And if you can’t catch a live show, there are plenty of filmed productions you can find online and on […]

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A dance for equality: a transgender ballet dancer…

“I dance with a lot of emotion because it means so much to me. And every time I dance it’s potentially my last performance so I give it my all,” says English dancer Sophie Rebecca, the first openly transgender ballet dancer to train at the Royal Academy of Dance when the The institution has abandoned […]

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Opera Ballet Vlaanderen releases fifth video short

Opera Ballet Vlaanderen releases its fifth video short as part of #imaginationisalive. In the exceptional setting of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Antwerp, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui choreographs an intimate duet to ‘Pie Jesu’ from Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem. The video is online on our social networks. Second video short film by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui under the hashtag #imaginationisalive, […]

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The Greek director will lead the prestigious Ballet Academy of the Vienna Opera

The internationally renowned ballet director Christiana Stefanou is set to take over the management of the Ballet Academy of the Vienna State Opera from August 1, 2020. The decision is part of a five-year master plan, announced on Monday June 29, which introduces a new overall concept for the facility. This includes implementing transparent and […]