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How ballet dancer Harper Watters dresses

welcome to Style diaries, a series where we research the physical manifestations of our IRL closet visits. We’re asking our friends and trendsetters to show us what they’re *actually* wearing during the week and to preview their thoughts on the current state of fashion. This week we follow Harper Watters, the Houston Ballet’s first soloist, […]

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Rochester-area dancer and ballet dancer dies in shooting at her Arizona home

This story comes from the Arizona Republic, azcentral.com. Ballet Arizona dancer Colleen Hoopes was shot and killed in her home early Friday morning. She was 25 years old. Her husband was arrested in connection with the shooting. “We are heartbroken to learn of the passing of Company dancer Colleen Hoopes,” a statement on behalf of […]

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Leyla Vakilova – great Azerbaijani ballet dancer, talented choreographer and teacher

Baku, May 26, AZERTAC Leyla Vakilova – an outstanding Azerbaijani ballet dancer, choreographer, talented teacher and people’s artist of the Azerbaijan SSR was born on January 29, 1927 in Baku. Vakilova took her first ballet lessons at the Baku State Choreography School. Her teacher was the first Azerbaijani ballerina – Qamar Almaszade. It was with […]

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Ballet dancer shot and killed in Arizona by ‘surprised’ husband: Cops

A young ballet dancer has been shot and killed in her Arizona home by her ‘frightened’ husband – and now he is charged with murder, police have said. Colleen Hoopes, a 25-year-old dancer with Ballet Arizona, was shot dead in her Tempe home on Friday. Her husband, Christopher Hoopes, called 911 at 3:30 a.m. to […]

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Ballet dancer in Big Apple | News

A young dancer from Penticton is about to realize her dream of becoming a professional ballerina. Mimi Nordlund, 14, was one of more than 1,100 applicants from around the world to be invited to the five-week summer program at the prestigious School of American Ballet in New York. Considered one of the best ballet schools, […]

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SCH graduate, professional ballet dancer, returns to the stage

by Len Lear Everyone who had ever seen Juan Castellanos dance thought much the same thing: this kid has a bright future if he sticks to it. And now the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy graduate is proving them right. castellanoswho currently dances with the Charlotte Ballet’s second company (much like Triple-A in baseball), has been […]

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Ballet dancer shot dead by her husband after saying he took her for an intruder

TEMPE, AZ (Arizona’s Family/Gray News) – Arizona police say a man is facing a second-degree murder charge after shooting his wife early Friday morning at their home. “The [911] the caller said he was surprised by his wife in the middle of the night and shot her,” said Detective Natalie Barela of the Tempe Police […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream Comes True For New York Ballet Dancer – West Side Rag

Photographs of Chun Wai Chan in past performances courtesy of New York City Ballet. Photo credit: Erin Baiano. By Steve Holt Thrilling leaps are part of the daily work of Chun Wai Chan, one of New York City Ballet’s rising stars. Now, he’s doing the big throw as principal dancer with the company. Chan becomes […]

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Children have dance opportunities at the Benwell Ballet Academy

Meet Newcastle’s most exciting young dancers. balletLORENT Youth Academy, a pilot project of balletLORENT, a mainstay of contemporary dance theater in Newcastle, strongly believes that creativity and potential come in many shapes and sizes. The 11 boys and five girls, aged 6 to 13, meet weekly at the John Marley Center in Benwell to practice […]

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Ivan Markó, Hungarian ballet dancer who became an international star but never defected – obituary

In communist Budapest, as in Moscow, children who showed exceptional aptitude for dancing were often offered a way out of the poverty trap in which their once well-to-do parents found themselves. Anna Markó encouraged her son to apply for a place at the Hungarian State Ballet Academy. Iván was only accepted after his third application. […]

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Corpus Christi Ballet Academy Closing Sale

“We really want people who are passionate about ballet, who are passionate about it, to come here to buy gear and give it new life.” Jack explained. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Corpus Christi Ballet Academy will close its doors after teaching generations of local dancers and producing numerous shows over the years. In particular, […]

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Meet Imani Sailers, the rising Nashville ballet dancer advocating for black representation

If Imani Sailers were a body of water, it would be a bayou, where a river slows down just enough for a diverse ecosystem to thrive. With a quality of movement as rich as it is soft, youthful as it is wise, and technical as it is artistic, the rising dancer of Nashville Ballet moves […]

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City Life Org – Street named for legendary ballet dancer and arts education luminary Jacques d’Amboise

New York City Council Member Gale A. Brewer (D-06) joins the Children of the National Dance Institute with Jacques d’Amboise’s son and daughter, Christopher d’Amboise and Charlotte d’Amboise, for the unveiling of Jacques d ‘Amboise Place in Manhattan at the northwest corner of West 64th Street and Columbus Avenue across from Lincoln Center in New […]

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STREET NAMED IN HONOR OF LEGENDARY BALLET DANCER AND ARTS EDUCATION LUMINAIRE JACQUES D’AMBOISE

The New York City Council’s Parks and Recreation Committee voted unanimously to name the street after Jacques d’Amboise after more than 100 signatures from students, parents, organizations, educators , actors, artists, dancers and producers whose lives have been inspired by M. .d’Amboise. The ceremony, which took place at Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Squareincluded remarks from […]

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The Cairo Opera Ballet Company will present the ballets “Carmen and Tango” at the Opera

The Cairo Opera Ballet Company, under the direction of its artistic director, Armenia Kamel, presents performances of Carmen and Tango ballets. They will be accompanied by the Cairo Opera Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Nair Nagy, for four consecutive evenings, at 8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday May 9, 10, 11 and 12 in […]

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A New York street named after legendary ballet dancer Jacques d’Amboise

A street in New York has been named in commemoration of the life and achievements of Jacques d’Amboise, legendary ballet dancer and founder of the arts education organization national institute of dance (NDI). The northwest corner of West 64th Street and Columbus Avenue in front of New York’s Lincoln Center now displays the name of […]

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Ballet dancer Tring will take part in a national tour with a dance company

Jessica De Souza Lewis, a final year dance student from Tring, Hertfordshire, will perform with Ballet Central on their tour this spring. The dance company will be in Newbury at the Corn Exchange as part of the Spring Festival on May 19. It will be the first of 11 venues on the tour across England, […]

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The whole stage in Brno in May, with opera, ballet and theater from the Brno National Theater – Brno Daily

The National Theater Brno (NdB) has a full program of operas, ballets and theater performances in the coming months. Preview of Brno Stories (Brněnské pověsti). Photo credit: NdB Theater Brno, May 2 (BD) – Brno is often referred to as the “centre of Europe”. This month it will be the center of the world, at […]