Ballet dancer

Royal Ballet dancer to auction world’s first ballet NFTs | Ballet

She is one of the most acclaimed dancers in the world, dazzling audiences with performances at the Bolshoi and the Royal Ballet. Now Natalia Osipova merges her age-old art form with the latest digital technology. Osipova, a principal dancer with the Royal Ballet in London and who recently appeared as Giselle at the Royal Opera […]

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Marigny Opera Ballet revisits The Nutcracker with a new score and set from New Orleans | Events

Dave Hurlbert, co-founder of the Opéra de Marigny and its ballet company, has seen more than his fair share of “Nutcracker” holiday performances. He says he has a love/hate relationship with Tchaikovsky’s score. “I played piano for the San Francisco Ballet,” says Hurlbert. “I played ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ 47 times per season.” […]

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Gene Kelly’s Legendary 1960 Paris Opera Ballet Becomes Spectacular New Film

Image courtesy of Starstruck, Scottish Ballet and Marquee TV Gavin Smart Starstruck, a festive reimagining of the choreographic work of great American actor/dancer Gene Kelly in the form of a stunning new feature film, is released worldwide this week. In 1960, Gene Kelly was invited to create an original work for the Paris Opera Ballet. […]

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Centralia Ballet Academy’s Nutcracker is available again

By Carrina Stanton / For the Chronicle Nancy and Mickey Gunter of Centralia Ballet Academy say it hasn’t been easy getting their students dancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. After all the masking, temperature checks and working with doctors to figure out best practices, they said being able to perform in-person ballet performances was a reward […]

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Sweet Dreams: Moses Lake Ballet Academy to Perform “Nutcracker”

MOSES LAKE – The Moses Lake Ballet Academy will tell the story of a little girl’s dreams of adventure on Christmas Eve on two Saturdays during the holiday season. The academy presents its production of “The Nutcracker” at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. November 27 and December 18 at the Moses Lake High School Theater, […]