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Pacific Ballet Academy stages a sensory production of “The Nutcracker” | New

From its initial setting at a family Christmas party to its second-act dancing candy extravaganza led by the famed Sugar Plum Fairy, it’s easy to see why the ballet “Nutcracker” has become a seasonal staple for kids. families. To ensure that more families have the chance to enjoy the holiday spectacle, Pacific Ballet Academy is […]

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Centralia Ballet Academy: New Stories, Action Mark Upcoming “Nutcracker” Show at Corbet Theater

Centralia Ballet Academy: New Stories, Action Mark Upcoming Show at Corbet Theater By Carrina Stanton / For the Chronicle It’s a hard-earned victory to arrive at this year’s “Nutcracker” performance. Centralia Ballet Academy has offered a full production of “The Nutcracker” since 2017. Then came COVID-19 in 2020, and the studio pivoted to create a […]

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Funds enable Isle of Wight teenager to join Kings International Ballet Academy

A 14-year-old carer from the Isle of Wight is living her dream at a dance school in Leicestershire, after raising funds to take her place – and her family couldn’t be prouder. Earlier this year, Amélie Jones was offered a coveted place at Kings International Ballet Academy, prompting her family to ask for help to […]

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East TN Ballet Academy has set casting dates for production of The Nutcracker – www.elizabethton.com

East TN Ballet Academy sets casting dates for Nutcracker production Posted 2:43 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 The East Tennessee Ballet Academy has set casting dates for the annual production of The Nutcracker, which will run Dec. 17 and 18 at the Bonnie Kate Theater in Elizabethton. Casting is open to boys and girls […]

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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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Sentinel Grove Cottage | South Lane Ballet Academy dazzles at Bohemia Park

Located at 10e Street, opposite Bohemia Park, is a studio where young people of all ages learn various forms of modern dance. On Friday evening (June 24) and Saturday morning (June 25) last week, spectators witnessed the accumulation of hard work that local dancers and teachers had invested in their craft. While the South Lane […]

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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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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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JCS Ballet Academy’s unique adult ballet program offers unparalleled health and fitness benefits to adults of all ages, from beginners to experienced dancers.

MIAMI, FL/ACCESSWIRE/March 28, 2022/ JCS Ballet Academy is an award-winning dance studio based in Miami, Florida. Consistently recognized for their commitment to providing top quality classical ballet training, their comprehensive ADULT BALLET program provides individuals of ALL ages with the foundation needed to increase strength, flexibility and improve technique through posture and body alignment. correct. […]

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Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance relies on creativity and resilience

The past two years have seen significant changes in the way we navigate our lives. As the pandemic raged and we were confined to our homes, creativity began to take center stage as we all desperately searched for things to occupy our minds and our time. It was wonderful to see creative resilience across the […]

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War in Ukraine cancels Greenport dancer’s acceptance into prestigious New York ballet academy

March 23, 2022, 02:47Updated 1 hour ago By: News 12 Staff A teenager from Greenport’s acceptance into a prestigious ballet academy has been rescinded due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine thousands of miles away. Peter Gwiazda, now a sophomore at Greenport High School, has been dancing since he was 5 years old. He has […]

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The Montreal Ballet Academy offers free training to qualified Ukrainian refugees

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Director Sandra Castro-Muhlbauer says it’s unfair that young people lose their dream of becoming dancers. Sandra Castro-Muhlbauer and her husband, Diego Castro, at their Mont Royal Ballet Academy on Thursday. They offer free ballet lessons to children of Ukrainian refugees who have ballet experience. Photo by John Mahoney /Montreal Gazette […]

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Florida teenager accepted to Dutch Ballet Academy

After just five years of dancing, a teenager from Jupiter has been accepted into the prestigious Dutch Ballet Academy in Amsterdam. Seventeen-year-old Devon Luxton, a student at Dreyfoos School of the Arts, was selected after auditioning at the Great Barcelona Audition in February. Only 10 dancers were chosen and Devon was one of them – […]

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SS Ballet Academy’s Pratyusha Chhajer Lists 4 Incredible Benefits Of Dance

Everyone can dance… BUT a perfect integration of music, movement and spatial awareness is necessary to be a professional dancer. That’s what good training does. So what are the benefits of training? Pratyusha Chhajer, Founder and Director of SS Ballet Academy in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, talks about some of the amazing benefits of dance. Pratyusha Chhajer, […]

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JCS Ballet Academy offers classical pre-ballet education for preschoolers

“At JCS Ballet Academy, each program is structured to follow consistency of technique and artistry at each level of study.” MIAMI, FL/ACCESSWIRE/February 16, 2022/ JCS Ballet Academy is an award-winning dance studio focused on classical ballet training for people of all ages. Having been trained in some of the most acclaimed ballet institutions in the […]

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This ballet academy offers an exciting program that will keep the little ones on their toes

You can help your children stay in shape and discover their artistic side! A historical dance, ballet is not only a sport but also a playful form of exercise. Students can learn from highly decorated ballet dancers at Yan Ballet Academy. The detailed program of this academy is designed based on the collective expertise of […]

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North Vancouver dancer earns spot at Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Caitlin Smart one of 10 international dancers to have the opportunity to train with a prestigious program Imagine moving to Switzerland to learn how to make chocolate from a master chocolatier. Or Japan to immerse yourself in the world of high-tech electronics. Or Colombia to study the coffee-making process, or the Scottish Highlands to make […]

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The Ballet Academy of South Texas arrives in Victoria

Registration is now open for all classes January 7, 2022 10:41 am Job : January 7, 2022 10:41 am VICTORIA, Texas – The Ballet Academy of South Texas arrives at Golden Crescent in January 2022. Principal Brenda Serrata Tally invites students to her new dance center to receive top-notch dance training. The academy, owned and […]

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Keystone Ballet Academy will offer yoga for ages 12 and up

Keystone Ballet Academy will begin offering yoga classes for children and adults ages 12 and up. Classes will be held on Monday evenings beginning in January at his CAN BE Innovation Center studio, located at 103 Rotary Drive in Valmont Industrial Park in West Hazleton. “Yoga For All” is for anyone interested in a class […]

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Candice jumps into the famous ballet academy

By Abbey Cannan Two broken wrists couldn’t stop a ballet dancer from Noosaville from taking the stage, and now the talented 15-year-old has made her way to an acclaimed Russian ballet academy. Noosa Professional Dance Academy dancer Candice Desilets has been accepted into the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia. The acclaimed academy has produced […]

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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, […]

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See ‘Seussical Jr.’ from the Inland Pacific Ballet Academy Oct. 29-Nov. 7 – Daily newsletter

The Inland Pacific Ballet Academy’s production of “Seussical Jr.”, with a cast of young people ages 6-18, opens at 7 p.m. Friday, October 29 at the Inland Pacific Ballet Academy Studio Theater 7, 9061 Central Ave., Montclair. Performances continue at 7 p.m. on October 30 and November 4 and 6, and at 2 p.m. on […]

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Greenwich Ballet Academy returns to GHS Performing Arts Center for The Nutcracker 2021

Greenwich Ballet Academy’s jaw-dropping family production of The Nutcracker is back on stage. Performances will be November 13 at 7:45 p.m. and November 14 at 2 p.m. at the Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center. “We love kicking off the holiday season every year with The Nutcracker,” said Patricia Franklin, President of Geenwich Ballet Academy. […]

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‘Birds of Paradise’ sheds light on Ballet Academy’s struggles and connections

Amazon Diana Silvers stars as taciturn ballet dancer Kate Sanders in new YA drama birds of paradisewhich begins slowly but eventually explodes with passion, tension and dread, though, like the ballerina herself, it only blossoms after about 30 minutes. In an early expositional dump, Kate is established as a shy, friendless teenager, the kind of […]

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Birds of Paradise sheds light on the struggles and bonds of the Ballet Academy

Diana Silvers stars as taciturn ballet dancer Kate Sanders in new YA drama birds of paradisewhich begins slowly but eventually explodes with passion, tension and dread, though, like the ballerina herself, it only blossoms after about 30 minutes. In an early expositional dump, Kate is established as a shy, friendless teenager, the kind of introvert […]

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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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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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Keystone Ballet Academy continues to grow | Company

For Keystone Ballet Academy owner Emily Finer, 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 because it gave him the opportunity […]

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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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On their toes: The owners of the Ballet Academy of Moses Lake share their passion for dance

MOSES LAKE – At the corner of South Beech Street and Third Avenue in Moses Lake, one can usually find foot tapping and dancers twirling inside the studio at the Ballet Academy of Moses Lake. Co-owners Lacey Schindler and Rian Miles have run The Ballet Academy and High Velocity Dance Company since approximately 2013. Since […]

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Nicola Peros Ballet Academy in the final of the Dance World Cup

The young dancers of LOCAL will represent Wales at the Dance World Cup. Dancers from the Nicola Peros Ballet Academy – on St Nicholas Road in Barry – will appear in the team and solo categories at the final in Telford in August. The prestigious competition, which was due to take place in Rome last […]

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Bicester dancer needs help funding training at Vaganova Ballet Academy

AN OXFORD-born dancer has been accepted to train at one of the world’s most prestigious ballet schools, but needs help funding his tuition. Taiga Kodama-Pomfret, who lives in Bicester, has a place to learn at Vaganova Ballet Academy in St Petersburg, Russia, in September. ALSO READ: Free Summer Festival in Oxford featuring Zumba tasters and […]

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Classical Ballet Academy Presents Outdoor Performances « East PDX News

INCLUDES VIDEO See students, many of whom live in East Portland, perform in this unique setting… Between performances, the cast of Alice in Wonderland poses backstage for a photo, during the Academy of Classical Ballet’s “Outdoor Performance Series”. History and photos of David F. Ashton A most unique ballet performance was performed in the Eastmoreland […]

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Local Champion Company: Miss Fisher’s Ballet Academy in Bexley | County Leader of St George and Sutherland

+3 “It’s a safe place and a happy, special place in our community where everyone can enjoy the love of ballet.” This is how Amy Fisher describes her Bexley ballet school, Miss Fisher’s Ballet Academy, which seems to have touched the nerves of children and adults alike. “Taking the leap and starting with just one […]

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The British ballerina is about to graduate from the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow

A 20-year-old ballerina from Northumberland is set to become one of the few British dancers to graduate from the famed Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. Rachel Armstrong, 20, who grew up in the small village of Bardon Mill, has spent the past three years on a grueling diet at the prestigious Russian school, which has […]

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Kansas Ballet Academy is “Dancing Through Time” at TPAC

Seaman School District superintendent thinks, talks… 11 hours ago 135-foot cell tower upends Topeka neighborhood 11 hours ago Lawrence School Board delays possible school closures 13 hours ago A vacant house in Topeka catches fire for the final… 16 hours ago KU women’s basketball remains unranked despite impressive performances… 15 hours ago Washburn University celebrates […]

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Ballet Academy will present Sleeping Beauty on May 16

PHOTO ROBERT NOLES / OPELIKA OBSERVER By Michelle KeyEditor Rain or shine, Ballet Academy will present Sleeping Beauty under the Twenty-One Acres pavilion on May 16. The show will begin at 2:30 p.m. The production cast consists of 21 dancers including Brenna Sumner as Princess Aurora. Sumner is a professional dancer and teacher at the […]

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After a long wait, the dancers take the stage: the Centralia Ballet Academy organizes two performances

By Carrina Stanton / For the Chronicle For 13-year-old McKenna Bryan, getting ready to dance in front of a live audience for the first time in over a year is both scary and exciting. And it’s also a long-awaited rite of passage. A fifth-grade dancer, Bryan earned her pointe shoes in February 2020, just before […]

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ballet academy makes a virtual visit to the land of snow | News

They won’t perform live this year, but students from the Inland Pacific Ballet, which has its studio in Montclair, presented an enchanting performance of The Nutcracker in a digital streaming video that can be viewed through Saturday. January 2 on a computer. , tablet, smartphone or smart TV. Six of the girls reside in the […]

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The Colorado Ballet Academy offers exceptional training in any format

Let’s face it, 2020 has been full of surprises. With the coronavirus pandemic forcing the dance world to adhere to social distancing measures, ballet schools have had to create innovative approaches to deliver high quality training. With that in mind, what should aspiring dancers look for in an intensive or pre-professional summer program this coming […]

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The Greenwich Ballet Academy dances around Covid with a digital production of The Nutcracker

Greenwich Ballet Academy has jumped and thrown in response to Covid, closing last March for studio classes and reopening July 6. Before closing again on November 12, when Port Chester received a Covid-19 Orange Zone designation, the non-profit ballet school brainstormed a way for dancers to perform The Nutcracker, one of two highly anticipated annual […]

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Joseph Phillips joins the Ballet Academy of Charleston as Artistic Director

World-renowned dancer and Columbia, SC native Joseph Phillips joins The Ballet Academy of Charleston as Artistic Director on January 4, 2021. Joseph Phillips, one of the world’s most decorated male ballet dancers, returns to his South Carolina roots after dancing with the San Francisco Ballet, Miami City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Mariinsky Theater and, more […]

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Centralia Ballet Academy Announces 2020-21 Class Schedule

Centralia Ballet Academy has announced its 2020-2021 class schedule. Classes start Monday, September 14. Learn more about the classes below and view the full program at http://www.centraliaballet.com/services.html. Moving Together – Dance Class in a Box A virtual classroom option for children ages 1-4 and their caregivers. Conducted in a “mom/dad/caregiver and me” format, this class […]

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Bringing Ballet Back: Centralia Ballet Academy Opens and Expands Despite Pandemic

By Carrina Stanton / For the Chronicle For Mick Gunter, pushing to reopen classes and experiences at Centralia Ballet Academy isn’t so much about profit as it is about people. Gunter, who owns the dance studio with his wife, Nancy, said he felt the kids had already given up too much because of COVID-19. As […]

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In Lagos, a local ballet academy jumps into the spotlight

LAGOS, Nigeria — In June, a one-minute video of a young ballet student dancing in the rain began circulating online. As the rain falls, forming puddles between the uneven concrete slabs on which he dances, Anthony Mmesoma Madu, 11, performs pirouette after pirouette. Although the conditions for such a dance are all bad – dangerous, […]

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Charlotte Ballet Academy does Safety Dance – in a parking lot | WFAE 90.7

The other day, Kati Mayo was looking across the parking lot next to the Charlotte Ballet on North Tryon Street. It was early in the morning. A light breeze blew through the air. “And it took my breath away, how beautiful it was,” said Charlotte Ballet Academy’s artistic coordinator. She was, of course, referring to […]

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Colorado Ballet Academy summer classes go virtual

The Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy (CBA) has announced that it will offer all of its typical summer programming in a virtual setting that includes Summer Intensive, Young Dancer Workshop, Summer Classes and Camps. Staff and instructors are committed to providing students with an interactive and enriching experience this summer with safety as the top […]

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Monday’s Montanan: the dancer from Missoula returns from the ballet academy in Portugal | Local News

CHELSEA DAVIS There’s an easy way to tell if you’re talking to a ballerina: look at her feet. At her house last week, Ruby Jenni got up off the couch and her feet naturally came out on top. The 13-year-old returned home less than a month after spending the fall semester abroad. She studied ballet […]

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Colorado Ballet Academy Wins Outstanding School at YAGP, Announces New Pre-Pro Level

The Colorado Ballet Academy received the Youth America Grand Prix Outstanding School Award for the second year in a row at the Denver Semi-Finals competition which ran February 28-March 1. Additionally, ABC students won first place in the Grand Ensemble and Senior Contemporary categories, as well as second place in the Senior Classical categories and […]

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Official opening of the Queensland Ballet Academy

The $17.7 million Queensland Ballet Academy officially opened at Kelvin Grove State College with the facility featuring six large dance studios, two multi-purpose halls, a gym, physio room, staff rooms and can accommodate up to 180 students in 2020. Queensland Education Minister Grace Grace joined Queensland Governor, Kelvin Grove SC Executive Director Llew Paulger, Queensland […]

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The Michigan Ballet Academy is hosting a gala this weekend

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Michigan Ballet Academy is West Michigan’s premier ballet training school. The MBA offers students the opportunity to train using the intentionally recognized Vaganova Method under the guidance of international dancer and teacher Irina Vassilena. MBA is organizing the Rose Adagio gala on February 29. The gala is a charity […]

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Benicia Middle School student accepted into prestigious ballet academy

Bella Cannon, a student at Benicia Middle School, was recently selected to a prestigious summer ballet academy in Cleveland, OH. (This article originally appeared in the January 31 print edition of the Herald) Galen Kusic, Editor Bella Cannon, a 13-year-old student at Benicia Middle School, was recently accepted to ArtEmotion, an elite summer ballet crash […]

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On Point: The Two Leading Ladies of Ballet Academy of Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE – “Stop dancing like you’re apologizing for being here!” shouts Rian Miles, shortly before being drowned out by the opening lines of Rihanna’s “Only Girl.” At one end of a studio at the Moses Lake Ballet Academy, Miles’ jazz dance students huddle together and form three lines. Three by three, the students gaze […]

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Shaking up at the Vienna Ballet Academy after abuse scandal

VIENNA, AUSTRIA — The famed Vienna State Opera ballet academy announced a staff reshuffle on Friday, days after an official commission reported it was putting children’s welfare at risk. Academy director Simona Noja-Nebyla has been relieved of her duties, according to a statement from the Austrian Public Theater Organization. Noja-Nebyla was not sacked but her […]

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Vienna Ballet Academy removes leader’s power after abuse scandal

LONDON — The Vienna State Opera on Friday removed all responsibilities from Simona Noja-Nebyla, general manager of its historic ballet academy. The move came just days after an independent commission said the academy had put the wellbeing of its students at risk. The academy had given its students “insufficient medical and therapeutic care”, the commission, […]

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Vienna ballet academy ‘endangers children’s well-being’

The Vienna Ballet Academy is accused of inflicting severe physical and mental abuse on its students as well as sexual assault. -AFP photo Vienna’s prestigious ballet academy is putting children’s well-being at risk, including by encouraging them to smoke to stay thin, an Austrian commission investigating allegations of abuse said on Tuesday. The scandal erupted […]

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Texas Metropolitan Ballet Academy students audition for The Nutcracker and Dance Company | Local News

The dancers arrived early to warm up for the Texas Metropolitan Ballet Academy’s Nutcracker audition last weekend in Killeen. Texas Metropolitan Ballet is a professional dance company in Killeen at 3500 Trimmer Road. Artistic director Randall Marks founded TMB in 2016. The academy presents The Nutcracker every year. Selected dancers must attend weekend rehearsals from […]

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A prestigious ballet academy “encouraged children to smoke to stay thin” | The Independent

According to an investigation, children at the prestigious ballet academy of the Vienna State Opera were encouraged to smoke to control their weight. The scandal first erupted in April when a media report accused the school of inflicting severe physical and mental abuse on its students. At the time, the Sway The newspaper published a […]

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Ballet Academy encouraged children to smoke to stay slim, addressed them by first name and clothing size, survey finds

The Vienna State Opera Ballet School has been accused of endangering the well-being of its young students by encouraging them to smoke to stay thin, an Austrian commission investigating alleged abuse says in a report released on Tuesday. In April, media reports from the Austrian news magazine Sway accused the school of inflicting abuse, both […]

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Vienna ballet academy told kids to start smoking to stay slim, survey finds | News | DW

A special commission investigating allegations of abuse at the Vienna State Opera’s ballet academy found a general “disregard” for child protection at the school, according to a report released on Tuesday. “It is clear that children and young people are not adequately protected against discrimination, neglect and adverse medical effects,” the government-backed commission said in […]

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The Vienna Ballet Academy “encouraged children to smoke to stay slim” | Austria

Vienna’s prestigious ballet academy is putting children’s well-being at risk, including by encouraging them to smoke to stay thin, an Austrian commission investigating allegations of abuse has concluded. The scandal erupted in April when a media report accused Vienna’s famed state opera academy of inflicting severe physical and mental abuse on its students as well […]

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More Than Dance: Kansas Ballet Academy Teaches Hard Work and Perseverance

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – At Kansas Ballet Academy, students learn graceful movements and techniques. But they also learn life lessons. “It’s not instant gratification,” director Alexander Smirnov said. “You know, it’s a day-to-day, day-to-day job.” Originally from Russia, Smirnov has danced in countries all over the world and has decades of experience as a dancer, […]

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The Pennsylvania Ballet Academy Prepares for “Nutcracker Sweets”

CAMP HILL, Pa. (WPMT) — A local ballet academy is putting their spin on a Christmas classic. The students and staff of the Pennsylvania Ballet Academy were… CAMP HILL, Pa. (WPMT) — A local ballet academy is putting their spin on a Christmas classic. Pennsylvania Ballet Academy students and staff prepare for their performance of […]

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Weekend Ticket: Get Into the Holiday Spirit with Natchez Ballet Academy’s “Nutcracker” – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

NATCHEZ – As the Christmas season approaches, the Natchez Ballet Academy will help spread the holiday spirit this weekend with the Academy’s 35th annual performance of “The Nutcracker.” Academy owner Mignon Reid, who ran the show for 15 years, said the holiday tradition was created on Wednesday night. The imaginary toys will come to life […]

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Boston Ballet School establishes professional ballet academy at Walnut Hill School for the Arts

The Boston Ballet School and Walnut Hill School for the Arts on Tuesday announced a partnership to create the nation’s first all-inclusive professional ballet academy. Launching in the fall of 2020 at Walnut Hill in Natick, the academy will draw on Boston Ballet School’s top educators and enroll the school’s top students, providing access to […]

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Queensland Ballet Academy rejoices on all fronts at Gala

The Queensland Ballet Academy rejoiced on all fronts on the opening night of its inaugural gala. In addition to celebrating the talents of its cohort, the Academy was also reveling in the success of its one-day fundraising campaign to support the fit-out of its new bespoke premises at Kelvin Grove College, as well as the […]

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Ballet academy responds to stigma of boys in ballet

CINCINNATI — Children of all ages develop a passion for ballet at the Cincinnati Ballet Academy. “It’s very athletic, it’s very discipline-oriented,” said Zack Grubbs, director of the academy and former Cincinnati Ballet soloist. Academy students learn the grace, balance and discipline of former Cincinnati Ballet dancers – men and women who inspire the next […]

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Grocer’s son gets full scholarship to Ballet Academy East in New York

Kolkata/Mumbai: A teenager from the Siliguri district of Bengal is doing his best to raise funds that could help him pursue his dream of dancing in America. Dipesh Verma, the 18-year-old self-taught ballet dancer, is the son of a grocer and has been offered places at some of the prestigious ballet academies in America like […]

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Bridie Hanrahan offered a place in the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Russia | Guardian Mudgee

news, local news, “That was the last thing on my mind, I just went there for the experience and didn’t really think it would happen.” Last month, Bridie Hanrahan made the 30-hour flight to Florence, Italy, to dance as part of the Bolshoi Ballet’s intensive summer program, a decision she would not have made without […]

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Wellington’s teenage ballerina’s pirouettes won her a spot at the Houston Ballet Academy

ROSA WOODS/STUFF Fifteen-year-old ballerina Macy Cook will be hard at work next year, training at the Houston Ballet Academy in America. Fifteen-year-old ballerina Macy Cook trains at least 25 hours a week, perfecting her pirouettes. Her hard work has paid off, as she flies to America in mid-August to take up a place at Houston […]

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CSU students design and sew costumes for Colorado Ballet Academy’s ‘Giselle’

change of pace Elise Hadjis, a sophomore from Denver who created the design for the winning girls, said the costume illustration and production was definitely a new challenge. Claire Wang “Usually the things we create are for our own use; I design a lot of outerwear for myself,” said Hadjis, who majors in biochemical engineering […]

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Ballet Academy East Announces 20th Annual Spring Performance Series

New York’s leading center for comprehensive ballet education, Ballet Academy East (BAE), today announced its 20th annual Spring Performance Series to be held at Hunter College’s Kaye Playhouse, May 31-June 2, 2019 About 135 students from BAE’s pre-professional division will perform during the series. The program includes Sleeping Beauty, Aurora’s Wedding directed by Maina Gielgud […]

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Coastal Ballet Academy is now part of the OB Rec Center after-school program –

Coastal Ballet Academy is now part of the OB Rec Center after-school program The Coastal Ballet Academy began brain dance and creative movement classes as an after-school program at the Orange Beach Recreation Center under Samantha Scheler. A recent graduate of the BFA program at the University of Troy, Scheler will teach several classes at […]

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Centralia Ballet Academy offers dance lessons for boys

This ballet class is a little different from most – it’s made up entirely of boys and young men. Classical music fills a bright studio full of dancers. An instructor shouts “over-under…folded” and a group of graceful students practice their ballet steps. However, this ballet class is a little different from most. It’s a class […]

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5 students of the Russian Ballet Academy take part in an international competition

NEWMARKET — Five talented dancers from Newmarket’s Russian Ballet Academy competed in the Youth America Grand Prix semi-finals. These student-dancers have been working for more than a year to participate in the 20th anniversary season of the largest international ballet competition in the world. The event took place over three days at John Hancock Hall […]

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Take your dancing to new heights with Colorado Ballet Academy’s Summer Intensive and Pre-Professional Division

Are you looking for inspiration to develop and grow as an artist, preparing for a career as a dancer? Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy’s (CBA) Summer Intensive and Pre-Professional division receives rave reviews from students, teachers, and directors. These programs provide budding dancers with instruction and professional guidance from internationally renowned master teachers and accomplished […]

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Anchorage Classical Ballet Academy’s dedicated students hope their performance of ‘Nutcracker’ will stand out again | Culture & Leisure

Hot off the heels of last weekend’s Anchorage Concert Association “Nutcracker” extravaganza, every production company in south-central Alaska is taking a turn in the classic Christmas ballet. Pulse Dance Studio is there this weekend, as is the Glenn Massay Theater down the valley, but let’s not forget that ‘The Nutcracker’ is at the heart of […]

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Texas Metropolitan Ballet Academy students ready for upcoming ‘Nutcracker’ performances | Local News

Students from Killeen-based Texas Metropolitan Ballet Academy are set to perform “The Nutcracker” at Killeen Arts & Activity Center and Temple Cultural Activities Center next month. Academy students auditioned for both shows in early September. The family dance studio offers professional ballet training. Dancers of all ages are welcome. Since 2016, the local ballet school […]

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The Nutcracker from the Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh presents a magical tradition | Living in the southern hills

Katie Ging Photography Many young ballet dancers have visions of sweets dancing in their heads as soon as they put on their first tutu or tights. “The Nutcracker” is synonymous with ballet and Christmas. It is estimated that across the country, major ballet companies derive approximately 40% of their annual ticket revenue from performances of […]

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The Metropolitan Ballet opens the Wayzata Ballet Academy | Entertainment

WAYZATA – A well-known ballet company performs a grand throw in Wayzata at the Metropolitan Ballet. Erik Sanborn, founder of the Metropolitan Ballet, said the company has been looking to expand from St. Paul to the Southwest Metro for some time. “The (Wayzata) community supports the fine arts and goes to see classical ballet,” he […]

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Full Circle: Dancers’ Orbit Leads Mountain View Ballet Academy to Thrive | Business

Megan V. Winslow / Town CrierRima Chaeff, left, with her mother Marion, who opened the academy in 1985. While sharing the story of Pacific Ballet Academy in Mountain View, Marion Chaeff and her daughter, Rima, both used the ballet programs they attended or the class they taught as time stamps to ensure they spoke in […]

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The Santa Clarita Ballet Academy now offers the official Angelina Ballerina®, Dance Academy program

A successful international dance program inspires young people to pursue their dance dreams. The Santa Clarita Ballet Academy is now an official Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy and joins a growing network of over 110 studios across North America that offer weekly classes based on the beloved dancing mouse, star of the Angelina Ballerina book series […]

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A young Indonesian dancer will study at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow

News Office (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Thu 23 August 2018 2018-08-23 07:05 1293 b147f6715e2195e5246e701df546bdcf 1 News Shalama-Qowlam-Fadila, Ballerina, Indonesian Ballerina Free It looks like a good year for young Indonesian ballerinas as another dancer has been awarded in an international ballet competition. Shalama Qowlam Fadila, 15, trained at the Ballet Academy in Casagaya, Jakarta, […]

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Michigan Ballet Academy names new artistic director

The Michigan Ballet Academy has hired a former Bolshoi dancer as its new artistic director. Irina Vassileni will succeed Nikoloz Makhateli to oversee the school, produce full ballets and continue the rigorous Vaganova training for which she is known. The Michigan Ballet Academy is a ballet training school in Forest Hills, located at 1595 Galbraith […]

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Ballet academy owners appear in court over alleged sex with 17-year-old student | Crime reports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The married owners and operators of a Louisville ballet academy have been arrested after police say they sexually abused a 17-year-old girl who was a student and employee there. Police say the victim was a 17-year-old girl who worked at the Fleur-De-Lis Ballet Academy, located at the Mellwood Arts Center in […]

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Ballerina Jasmine Henry has been chosen to participate in the Vaganova Ballet Academy of Russia

With deft one-handed flapping and speaking in mousy tones, Perth’s Jasmine Henry seems like the perfect candidate for one of the world’s leading ballet schools. And after a recent visit to the centuries-old Russian Ballet Academy Vaganova, the 15-year-old’s performance dreams are about to come true. Jasmine, who trained full-time in ballet three years ago, […]

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The Metropolitan Ballet Academy Announces Guest Teaching Artists for THE BRIDGE

Intermediate and advanced dance students from the greater Philadelphia area will have a unique opportunity to learn with acclaimed guest artists John Selya, Olga Kostritzky and Levi Marsman during “The Bridge” masterclass series, presented by the Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) June 6-12, 2018. The bridge will take place at MBA Studios at 700 Cedar Road, […]

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Ballet Academy East Spring 2018 Performance

NEW YORK, May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ballet Academy East’s Pre-Pro Division will captivate audiences with its annual spring performance, showcasing the school’s talented dancers in an exciting program of premieres and audience favorites. “Scherzo à la Russe”, choreography by George Balanchine ©The George Balanchine Trust, photo by Rosalie O’Connor, Ballet Academy East Spring Performance […]

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the ballet academy is opening registration for the mini march camp to 3-year-old children

The Ballet Studio Spring Break Camp is now open to children ages 3-8. By Bethany Braun Silva March 7, 2018 Receive winter activities not to be missed! Ballet Academy East, a dance studio on the Upper East Side, has opened registration for its mini march camp to children as young as 3 years old. The […]

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Houston Ballet Announces Melissa Bowman as Director of New Houston Ballet Academy

Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM and Houston Ballet Academy Principal Vicki Attard are pleased to announce that the Academy’s Elementary School Principal Melissa Bowman has been named the next Principal of the Houston Ballet Academy, overseeing a variety of programs designed to support students from their first introduction. to movement through a full […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Academy student dancers take top honors at the 2018 Philadelphia YAGP Regional Semi-Final

Young dancers studying at the Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, achieved great success at the 2018 Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), taking top honors in the annual competition’s regional semi-finals held in held in Philadelphia from January 4-7, 2018. 47 MBA dancers, including 14 young men from the famed MBA Boys Scholarship Program, […]

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A student from Saint Helena accepted for the summer intensive at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy | Star of Saint Helena

Ava Busby could be considered a typical 13-year-old student at Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School — good grades, athletic, and friendly — with one exception. Ava Busby is a ballerina – tall, slender, graceful and poised – and watching her stretch and bend next to the ballet barre in a black leotard, it’s easy to […]

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Anchorage Ballet Academy troubled by sexual assault allegation against director

Anchorage Ballet, Tuesday, December 19, 2017. (Loren Holmes/DNA) Management at an Anchorage ballet academy decides whether to fire its longtime director after a 27-year-old dance student accused him of sexually assaulting her after a performance of ‘The Nutcracker’ earlier this month. The allegation, reported to Anchorage police and made public in a Facebook post last […]

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Ballet Academy East Announces 2017-2018 David Howard Foundation Scholarship Recipient

NEW YORK, December 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ballet Academy East (BAE) announces the winner of the second annual David Howard Foundation Fellowship. The award, generously underwritten by the David Howard Foundation, is made available to one outstanding BAE student each year to help cover tuition and accommodation. This year’s recipient is Cameron Catazaro Hayward. Cameron […]

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Donetsk Ballet, Viktor Yeliohin International Ballet Academy returns to Lancaster with ‘The Nutcracker’ | Entertainment

Viktor Yeliohin of the Viktor Yeliohin International Ballet Academy admits he’s a little nice to the Sugar Plum Fairy, Nutcracker Prince, Clara and an assortment of dewdrops, snowflakes and flowers. As the ballet master of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” Yeliohin will mark the 25th annual performance of holiday classical ballet with Ukraine’s Donetsk Ballet Co. from […]

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The Queenstown Ballet Academy will present a special program on the Middle East

Debbie Jamieson Queenstown Ballet Academy dancers prepare for their annual show: (back row) Elise Streat, Maria Skorykh, teacher Anna Gorobets, Samantha Buick and Brooklyn McLeod. Front row: Hannah Mansfield, Ella Mansfield and Sophia Purdon. Some of Queenstown’s best ballerinas will perform popular Middle Eastern ballet next week. The seven students of the Queenstown Ballet Academy […]

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2 Landon Middle School students are hosting a free ballet academy on Friday

Two students from Landon Middle School want to introduce ballet to children who normally don’t have access to the art form. Year 7 pupil Ainsley Schimmel, 12, said the seed to start a beginners ballet class was planted around three years ago when she was dancing at home with friends. She said a friend of […]

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Huntington Ballet Academy Adds Beginner Classes and Modern Teen Ballet Classes

The Huntington Ballet Academy now offers more classes for teens and beginners through 10-week sessions. By Lindsay Roussin September 29, 2017 Receive family activities not to be missed! The Huntington Ballet Academy in Suffolk County is adding ballet lessons for teenagers and modern, as well as open ballet lessons for beginners aged 7 and over, […]