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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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Kamal Singh: first Indian ballet dancer at the English National Ballet School

Kamal Singh: first Indian ballet dancer at the English National Ballet School A ballet prodigy overcomes obstacles to break down boundaries Diaspora October 18, 2021 Singh’s natural flexibility allowed him to excel in ballet despite a late start (Photo: Kamal Singh’s Instagram) Featured in Forbes Asia’s 30 under 30 list of 2021, Kamal Singh broke […]

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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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Diane Kruger Starring in Joy Womack Ballet Dancer Film ‘Joika’ with ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ Star Talia Ryder

Cassandra Reichelt September 10, 2021 – 6:25 pm Diane Kruger joins the world of dance alongside Never Rarely Sometimes Always breakout star Talia Ryder. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the news. Kruger and Ryder set to star in writer-director James […]

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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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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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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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A former ballet dancer glides gracefully through her artistic endeavors

Many people change careers during their lifetime, leaving the old for the new. But one northern Illinois designer has found ways to intertwine many of her passions. by Mim Eichmann the artistic direction has evolved over the years. She grew up in the Washington DC area where she studied ballet as a child. She said […]

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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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Ballet Dancer Gabe Stone Shayer: Force of Nature

Gabe Stone Shayer is the first African-American dancer to graduate from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. The dream of becoming a professional ballet dancer is held by quite a few children, once they witness for the first time the seemingly effortless grace with which these athletes glide across the floor. From Mikhail Baryshnikov to Margot Fonteyn, […]

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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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Manassas Ballet dancer to retire after starring in ‘Giselle’ | Lifestyles

Since the age of 5, Julianne Russell dreamed of becoming a ballet dancer. And over the past 20 years, Russell has had a fulfilling career as a professional ballet dancer working for prestigious regional ballet companies, including the Ballet Theater of Maryland in Annapolis and the Manassas Ballet Theatre. But Russell, now 31, said it […]

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Leeds mum’s plea for help to fulfill her daughter’s ballet dancing dreams

A Leeds mum is crowdfunding to raise £30,000 so her daughter can fulfill her dream of becoming a ballet dancer. Constance Bailey, 13, from Seacroft, has been dancing since she was ‘in nappies’, and her flair for ballet has earned her a place at one of the country’s most prestigious performing arts schools, the Hammond […]

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Egyptian ballet dancer performs internationally despite bullying at home

In 2013, Luca Abdel-Nour, then 11 years old, traveled from Cairo to Zurich to undergo professional training in classical dance, an art which continues to fascinate him despite the bullying and mockery of some Egyptians who do not believe that men should do it. participate in classical dance. Once in Switzerland, Abdel-Nour placed second in […]

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ballet dancer ‘On Pointe’ for a promising commercial career |

Diana Atoian ’23 is majoring in economics and is a member of Stony Brook’s dance crew. Photo by John Griffin If it hadn’t been for a simple twist of fate and a change of heart, Diana Atoian ’23 could star in Nutcracker in his native Russia rather than aspire to be an economist – or […]

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How to buy like ballet dancer Gabe Stone Shayer

Welcome to our How to Shop Like series, where we spotlight fashion industry personalities and take a closer look at their personal relationships with fashion and the way they shop – think of all the best fashion tips and tricks. insiders. This week we chat with a ballet dancer Gabe Pierre Shayer. On a ballet’s […]

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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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Faces of the arts shutdown: Ballet dancer Lori Hernández: ‘It’s absolutely heartbreaking’

Ever since Lori Hernández started dancing ballet at the age of 3, performing in the “Nutcracker” ballet has been an annual, uninterrupted ritual. But this fall — for the first time in 22 years — the Chula Vista resident isn’t dancing in any production of “The Nutcracker.” The pandemic has dried up all opportunities for […]

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The Alamo Heights ballet dancer leaps onto the world stage and lands the role of ‘Plum’ in the local production of ‘The Nutcracker’

Kate Thomas, Children’s Ballet of San Antonio, Sugar Plum Fair, The Nutcracker/Photo-Children’s Ballet of San Antonio SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A sophomore at Alamo Heights High School is making her way onto the world stage, one pirouette at a time. Kate Thomas, who recently turned 16, has been invited to join the one-year program […]

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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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Gabe Stone Shayer, Philly native and ballet dancer, wins $50,000 artistic prize | Arts

NEW YORK – Philadelphia native, rising ballet dancer and choreographer Gabe Stone Shayer has been selected to receive the Levinson Arts Achievement Award, a $50,000 grant made possible by Robert A. Levinson and Patricia S. Levinson through their fund of the New York Community Trust. Shayer, 26, was recently promoted to soloist with American Ballet […]

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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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Gabe Stone Shayer on succeeding as a black ballet dancer

Questions and answers The Philadelphia native was recently promoted to soloist with American Ballet Theatre, one of the most distinguished ballet companies in the world. Get wellness tips, workout trends, healthy eating and more straight to your inbox with our Be Well newsletter. Gabe Stone Shayer practicing at the American Ballet Theatre. | Photo courtesy […]

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Ballet dancer Gabe Stone Shayer remains on guard in his new role in New York | Arts

Gabe Stone Shayer, a classically trained ballet dancer, doesn’t believe in wasting time. As the pandemic continues to restrict many activities, Shayer — the first African American to graduate from the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow in its nearly 250-year history — has found ways to pursue and to highlight other interests in his […]

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Pen pal swap turns into close friendship for up-and-coming ballet dancer

What started as a pen pal exchange has become one of the biggest proponents of Emma Tomlinson’s promising ballet career. It was January when a community pen pal project was launched for residents of The Wexford. What started as a pen pal exchange has become one of the biggest proponents of Emma Tomlinson’s promising ballet […]

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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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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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The Greek director will lead the prestigious Ballet Academy of the Vienna Opera

The internationally renowned ballet director Christiana Stefanou is set to take over the management of the Ballet Academy of the Vienna State Opera from August 1, 2020. The decision is part of a five-year master plan, announced on Monday June 29, which introduces a new overall concept for the facility. This includes implementing transparent and […]

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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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Ahmed Yehia of the Cairo Opera Ballet Company in the jury of the Italian competition – Stage & Street – Arts & Culture

Ahmed Yehia and his companion Anja Ahcin in Cinderella. Cairo Opera House, 2015 (Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby) Ahmed Yehia, a well-known Egyptian dancer from the Cairo Opera Ballet Company, will be among the jury members of the first edition of the Interdanza dance competition in Livorno, Italy. A graduate of the Higher Institute of Ballet […]

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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 State Opera ballet academy ‘told child dancers to smoke’, investigation finds

CNN — Children at Vienna’s prestigious ballet academy were routinely humiliated and told to smoke to stay slim, according to an investigation. A government-backed commission found that the welfare of child performers was not taken into account at the Vienna State Opera Academy, according to a summary of the report. The Vienna State Opera said […]

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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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Vienna State Opera’s prestigious ballet academy ‘put children at risk as part of a culture of abuse’

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 today. 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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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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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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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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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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Vienna State Opera ballet academy hit by abuse allegations

VIENNA – AFP The ballet academy of the famous Vienna State Opera was hit on April 10 by allegations of severe physical and mental abuse against its students, as well as sexual assault. class=”cf”> The weekly Falter has published the results of a detailed investigation which it says revealed ’19th century’ methods inflicted on students, […]

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Vienna State Opera ballet academy hit by abuse scandal | Austria

The Vienna State Opera has launched an investigation and promised far-reaching reforms after allegations that students at its prestigious ballet academy were physically, mentally and sexually abused by two teachers. “Unacceptable things have happened,” State Opera director Dominique Meyer said on Wednesday after Austrian magazine Falter published a detailed account of the alleged abuse based […]

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Vienna State Opera Ballet Academy launches investigation into bullying

Vienna State Opera Ballet Academy launches investigation after photo of young student with bleeding feet was published and students made allegations of physical and sexual abuse The Vienna State Opera has been rocked by allegations of abuse during its ballet Former students have claimed they suffered abuse during their training A former student posted photos […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, […]

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Retired dancers from the Grand Rapids Ballet Company open their own ballet academy in West Michigan

Picture FileAkop and Gaiane Akopian, former professional dancers with the Grand Rapids Ballet Company, opened their own studio, the Michigan Ballet Academy. GRAND RAPIDS – Akop and Gaiane Akopian were stage stars with the Grand Rapids Ballet Company until their retirement. Today, they retire their talents as teachers, choreographers and artistic directors. The married couple […]