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Former Bolshoi Dancer Now Teaches Indiana Pre-Professional School

CARMEL, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Indiana Ballet Conservatory (IBC) announces that Alexei Moskalenko, former Bolshoi Ballet Grigorovich dancer and internationally acclaimed master teacher and coach, has been named Director of the Indiana Ballet Conservatory’s Day Program for Pre-Professional Students . Mr. Moskalenko will also be a full-time master teacher and coach at IBC. Alexei Moskalenko A former dancer […]

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Alaskan ballet dancer hones her craft at the Bolshoi

This week, like many other teenagers across the country, Máire New will return to school. She will reunite with the friends she missed over the summer, see familiar teachers, and turn to homework at night. But for Ms. New, the school is anything but typical. Her classes start early in the morning and don’t end […]

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Ballet Dancer Evan McKie Talks Performing Onstage, Going Abroad And Impressing Dita Von Teese

Styling by Corey Ng/P1M (www.p1m.ca). Grooming by Simone Otis with TRESemmé Hair Care for P1M. Filmed on location at the National Ballet of Canada’s Walter Carsen Center in Toronto (www.national.ballet.ca). Paul Smith linen blazer, $1,195 at Holt Renfrew (www.holtrenfrew.com). Burberry Prorsum pleated silk shirt, $825, and linen tie, $310 at Burberry (www.burberry.com).Javier Lovera/The Globe and […]

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New York City Ballet dancer Tiler Peck wins title role in ‘Little Dancer’ at Kennedy Center

Tiler Peck will play the title role in the musical “Little Dancer.” (Courtesy of the Kennedy Center) A renowned dancer will step into ballet slippers in “Little Dancer,” the musical inspired by a famous subject by Edgar Degas that will have its world premiere at the Kennedy Center a year from October as one of […]

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How difficult is the life of a professional ballet dancer? – Channel 4 News

Sergei Polunin, pictured above, has stepped down from his role as principal male dancer with the prestigious Royal Ballet. The 21-year-old Ukrainian, who joined the Royal Ballet School aged 13, is widely regarded as one of the Royal Ballet’s most exciting talents. But his resignation may have cut short a brilliant career. Tuesday evening, the […]

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Heading West: A Chinese Ballet Dancer Looks Back

When Mikhail Baryshnikov left the Soviet Union in 1974, it was a major news event, bringing the world’s attention to both ballet dancer and ballet. But he was not the only dancer to leave a communist country and settle in the West at this time. Li Cunxin (pronounced Lee TZWUN-sheen) left her home in rural […]