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On their toes: The owners of the Ballet Academy of Moses Lake share their passion for dance

MOSES LAKE – At the corner of South Beech Street and Third Avenue in Moses Lake, one can usually find foot tapping and dancers twirling inside the studio at the Ballet Academy of Moses Lake. Co-owners Lacey Schindler and Rian Miles have run The Ballet Academy and High Velocity Dance Company since approximately 2013. Since […]

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Nicola Peros Ballet Academy in the final of the Dance World Cup

The young dancers of LOCAL will represent Wales at the Dance World Cup. Dancers from the Nicola Peros Ballet Academy – on St Nicholas Road in Barry – will appear in the team and solo categories at the final in Telford in August. The prestigious competition, which was due to take place in Rome last […]

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City ballet dancer Amar Ramasar retires after text message scandal

A star dancer with New York City Ballet who has come under fire for sharing vulgar texts and sexually explicit photos plans to leave the company next year. The dancer, Amar Ramasar, will retire in May after a 20-year career with City Ballet, according to a 2021-22 season announcement released by the company this month. […]

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Brijhana Eppersons, 12, is a boxer and ballet dancer in Kansas City

Brijhana Epperson, left, trains with her father, Courtney, in the boxing ring during a recent training session. Cora Room [email protected] Brijhana Epperson is used to being the only girl in the boxing ring. The 12-year-old trains mostly with boys and is often the best boxer in her age group. But she doesn’t want it to […]

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Park Sae-eun from the eyes of the Paris Opera Ballet will become a great “Etoile” in France

South Korean dancer Park Sae-eun of the Paris Opera Ballet speaks during a press conference in Seoul on July 19, 2021. (Yonhap) SEOUL, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Park Sae-eun already rose to the position of superior dancer at the Paris Opera Ballet (POB) when she was promoted to principal dancer, or “star dancer” in […]

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Park Sae-eun of the Paris Opera Ballet plans to become a big “star” in France

SEOUL, July 20 (Yonhap) — Park Sae-eun already rose to the top rank of dancers with the Paris Opera Ballet (POB) when she was promoted to prima ballerina last month. But the 31-year-old South Korean is aiming higher: she wants to be the brightest star on the French ballet scene. “I think I’ve reached the […]

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Dance review: “Body and Soul” from the Paris Opera Ballet – Dark and Potent Boogie

By Jessica Lockhart Body and soul generates a whirlwind of passions – joy, frustration, pleasure and rage. An online performance of the Paris Opera Ballet’s performance of Crystal Pite Body and soulpresented by the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival until July 15. A scene from the Paris Opera Ballet Body and soul. Photo: Julien Benhamou. The […]

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Dominic Lor on being a male ballet dancer

Meet Dominic Lor, a rather young Malaysian male ballet dancer with many accomplishments including winning a scholarship to the Kirov Academy of Ballet, one of the elite ballet academies in the world. Today we find out what it really takes to be a ballerina. In light of the Olympics, undeniably one of the most popular […]

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Bicester dancer needs help funding training at Vaganova Ballet Academy

AN OXFORD-born dancer has been accepted to train at one of the world’s most prestigious ballet schools, but needs help funding his tuition. Taiga Kodama-Pomfret, who lives in Bicester, has a place to learn at Vaganova Ballet Academy in St Petersburg, Russia, in September. ALSO READ: Free Summer Festival in Oxford featuring Zumba tasters and […]

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Retired Isle of Wight Royal Ballet dancer launches new app for dancers

Image courtesy of Barney Finch A free mobile phone app, which aims to help dancers stay physically and mentally fit, has been launched by Isle of Wight resident, psychotherapist and retired Royal Ballet dancer Terry Hyde. Launched during World Wellness Week, the Help4Dancers app, available to download now from Apple and Google Play stores, gives […]

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Classical Ballet Academy Presents Outdoor Performances « East PDX News

INCLUDES VIDEO See students, many of whom live in East Portland, perform in this unique setting… Between performances, the cast of Alice in Wonderland poses backstage for a photo, during the Academy of Classical Ballet’s “Outdoor Performance Series”. History and photos of David F. Ashton A most unique ballet performance was performed in the Eastmoreland […]

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San Diego ballet dancer raising money to attend an academy

A Navy sailor’s son asks for donations, big and small, to the military community. SAN DIEGO – A San Diego ballet dancer is raising money to attend the Princess Grace Academy of Monaco. In this Zevely Zone, I traveled to Mission Valley to learn how the San Diego community can help a military family. “I […]