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What does a Cincinnati ballet dancer do in the summer?

Jn month, thousands of Cincinnati students walked into a new classroom, sat down in front of a blank sheet of paper, and spent the first five minutes of the day answering the same question: what did they did during their summer vacation? Maybe they traveled to see family. Maybe they went to a Reds game […]

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“My friend was an amazing ballet dancer, then he chose to die”

It’s hard to imagine what my friend Richard has achieved. We met at ballet school as teenagers; a small academy where we literally shared blood, sweat and tears in our passionate quest for perfection. By dancing together seven days a week – we would come in through the window on Sundays to enjoy an extra […]

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Christchurch teenager leaves for prestigious New York ballet academy

A young ballet dancer from Christchurch has been offered the chance of a lifetime – a place at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School of American Ballet Theater in New York. Sonia Woods, 16, is believed to be the very first New Zealand-trained dancer the school has ever accepted. Ever since Sonia was young, she has […]

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Finding Balance: Scenes from the Ballet Academy of South Texas | Features

Students from the South Texas Ballet Academy rehearse to the beat of light piano music July 29 in Victoria. Duy Vu | [email protected] A melodic piano fills the room. The synchronous tapping echoes off the walls. The pointe shoes move as the dancers glide across the hard floor. These are the all-too-familiar sounds that make […]

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Famous ballet dancer Kim Ki-min will dazzle Seoul

Kim Ki-min (center) as Aminta in the ballet “Sylvia” (Mariinsky Theater) World-class dancer Kim Ki-min of the Mariinsky Ballet of Russia is back for performances in Korea for the first time in four years. The principal dancer of the prestigious Russian ballet troupe will perform with 18 other dancers from international ballet companies at “Ballet […]

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A 12-year-old ballet dancer killed in a missile strike in Donetsk, with…

August 10, 2022, 3:11 p.m. | Updated: August 10, 2022, 3:22 PM A talented 12-year-old ballerina died in a missile strike minutes after leaving her ballet lesson. Photo: Aliyah The gifted young ballerina was returning to meet her grandmother after a first dance lesson with a new teacher when a missile hit, killing all three. […]

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Designer Zac Posen is engaged to ballet dancer Harrison Ball

Zac Posen and Harrison Ball are seen on December 14, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by JNI/Star Max/GC Images) Zac Posen is getting married! On Monday, the fashion designer announced her engagement to New York City Ballet principal dancer Harrison Ball. Posen shared a series of loving images of the couple on instagramcaptioning the […]

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Talented ballet dancer from Meyersdal wins silver medal

Miguel Franco-Green de Meyersdal won a silver medal in the senior classical boys category when competing at the ninth South African International Ballet Competition (SAIBC) in Cape Town. SAIBC came to a spectacular end at the Artscape Opera House on July 30. The festive event was a joyful celebration of outstanding ballet and contemporary dance […]