Ballet academy

Savannah dancer receives prestigious Joffrey Ballet Academy scholarship

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Savannah’s first black nutcracker, Andre McGregor, will soon join the ranks of a world-renowned dance center as he leaves to study in the Joffrey Ballet’s trainee program Academy. “I’m so excited to be able to continue what I’ve been doing all this time,” McGregor said. “It’s amazing that I’ve gotten to […]

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The 28th Aspendos Opera Ballet Fest will kick off with the opera ‘Murat IV’

The 28th edition of the Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival will kick off with the performance of the opera “Murat IV” on September 4. The festival will present five exclusive performances, including two operas, one ballet and two concerts, at the ancient theater of Aspendos in the south of the province of Antalya. The […]

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The Grunin Center features ballet dancer Misty Copeland in the virtual installment of the Blauvelt Lecture Series on September 16

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 08/17/2021 (TOMS RIVER, NJ) — American Ballet Theater principal dancer Misty Copeland joins the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. for a virtual speaking engagement as part of from the Blauvelt speaker series. […]

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Keystone Ballet Academy continues to grow | Business

For Emily Finer, owner of Keystone Ballet Academy, the ability to expand her dance studio in stages while staying in one location at the CAN BE Innovation Center has been integral to her success since opening in 2017. Finer said CAN BE was a great place to start his studio, as it gave him the […]

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Name removal | Santa Cruz dancer Emily Moran accepted into the Bolshoi Ballet Academy – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz Ballet Theater and its academy The Studio School of Classical Ballet has announced that the company’s senior dancer Emily Moran has been accepted into the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow as part of its international training program. Moran, 19, a graduate of Harbor High School, will train with the prestigious institute and also […]

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Boston Ballet dancer accuses former dance teacher of sexual assault in lawsuit

Local The teacher, Mitchell Taylor Button, is accused of abuse, and his wife, Dusty Button, who was a principal dancer with the Boston Ballet, is accused of participating in some of them but is not named as a defendant. Sage Humphries, a Boston Ballet dancer, said the Buttons sexually and verbally abused her and isolated […]

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Ephesus Opera Ballet Festival will be held this month

İZMİR The fourth Ephesus International Opera and Ballet Festival will be held from August 24 to September 3. class=”cf”> According to a statement from the General Directorate of State Opera and Ballet, the festival will be held this year in accordance with COVID-19 measures. In addition to opera and ballet works, the festival will also […]

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Boston Ballet dancer sues for sexual assault

The lawsuit, filed in United States District Court in Nevada, names Mitchell Button as a defendant. He does not name Dusty Button, although he accuses him of engaging in a host of sexual abuse against Humphries, including restraining her while her husband assaulted her. The lawsuit further alleges that Mitchell Button sexually abused “at least […]

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Ballet Dancer Calvin Royal III, 3rd Black Principal at ABT: NPR

KELSEY SNELL, HOST: Tonight, dancer Calvin Royal III will perform at the Vail Dance Festival. He’s the artist in residence this year, and that’s on top of a big promotion. In 2020, Royal was named Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre. As journalist Alexandra Starr explains, he is only the third African-American in history to […]