Ballet dancer

Death of world-renowned dancer and choreographer Iván Markó

Iván Markó, Kossuth Prize-winning dance artist, choreographer, founder and longtime director of Győr Ballet, has died aged 75. Iván Markó was born in Balassagyarmat in 1947, graduated from the National Ballet Institute in 1967, then signed a contract with the Hungarian State Opera. In 1971, he became a star dancer at the Opera, but he […]

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Marigny Opera Ballet announces auditions on May 21 for its 2022-2023 season

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Marigny Opera Ballet is looking for dancers for its 2022-2023 season (September 2022 – April 2023). The professional contemporary ballet company is looking for dancers with solid ballet (point work is not required) and modern technique as well as high performance quality. The audition will take place on Saturday […]

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Manuel Legris at the head of the Ballet and the School of the Vienna State Opera

His arrival has many hoping he will revive the faltering fortunes of the famous company, whose viewership has plummeted in recent years. He will also direct the ballet school. Legris made his final company appearance in Paris on May 15 with a performance by John Cranko Eugene Onegin at the Palais Garnier. It was an […]

Ballet dancer

The Hull ballet dancer will travel the country in an exceptional new show

A student ballet dancer from Hull is set to tour the country when she performs in an exceptional new show. Final year dance student Isabella Richardson will perform with famed dance company Ballet Central in their welcome return to touring this spring. Isabella will join the company on a four-month tour of 11 venues across […]