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Joseph Phillips joins the Ballet Academy of Charleston as Artistic Director

World-renowned dancer and Columbia, SC native Joseph Phillips joins The Ballet Academy of Charleston as Artistic Director on January 4, 2021. Joseph Phillips, one of the world’s most decorated male ballet dancers, returns to his South Carolina roots after dancing with the San Francisco Ballet, Miami City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Mariinsky Theater and, more […]

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Anand Mahindra shares the inspiring story of a Delhi ballet dancer

The 21-year-old son of a rickshaw driver, Kamal Singh was admitted to the English National Ballet School, one of the most prestigious ballet schools in the UK. According to reports, Kamal Singh left for the UK and will train at the English National Ballet School for a year and later get a chance to join […]

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Gabe Stone Shayer on succeeding as a black ballet dancer

Questions and answers The Philadelphia native was recently promoted to soloist with American Ballet Theatre, one of the most distinguished ballet companies in the world. Get wellness tips, workout trends, healthy eating and more straight to your inbox with our Be Well newsletter. Gabe Stone Shayer practicing at the American Ballet Theatre. | Photo courtesy […]

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Government drops advert on retraining ballet dancers called ‘rude’ | Culture

A government-backed advert which encouraged people working in the arts to make a career change into cybersecurity careers has been dropped after the Culture Secretary called it ‘rude’. On Monday morning, Oliver Dowden distanced himself from the Cyber ​​First campaign, which resurfaced the same day his department celebrated the awarding of £257million in funding to […]

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A renowned local ballet dancer will perform with the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra | News

Tiler Peck, a Bakersfield native and award-winning principal dancer with New York City Ballet, will join the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra as a special guest artist for their 2020-21 season opener, “Tiler’s Serenade.” According to a press release from the symphony, the virtual performance is scheduled to air on KERO-TV 23 at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Bakersfield […]

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Ballet dancer Gabe Stone Shayer remains on guard in his new role in New York | Arts

Gabe Stone Shayer, a classically trained ballet dancer, doesn’t believe in wasting time. As the pandemic continues to restrict many activities, Shayer — the first African American to graduate from the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow in its nearly 250-year history — has found ways to pursue and to highlight other interests in his […]