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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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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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Ballet dancer inspires children living in Kenya’s slums

SCENES shines the spotlight on young people around the world who are breaking down barriers and creating change. The character-driven shorts will inspire and amaze as these young changemakers tell their remarkable stories. Michael Wamaya was 13 when his life changed. The death of his father forced him to drop out of school to support […]

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Doncaster ‘Twisted’ ballet dancer Regan Wilson pretended to be someone else to rape victim in hotel room

A professional ballet dancer has been jailed for raping a man he tricked into having sex with him in a hotel after confronting a fake persona online. Regan Wilson, 23, allegedly used the fake online profile to speak with his victim before making a date at a hotel in London in January. The Doncaster dancer […]

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Royal Ballet dancer to auction world’s first ballet NFTs | Ballet

She is one of the most acclaimed dancers in the world, dazzling audiences with performances at the Bolshoi and the Royal Ballet. Now Natalia Osipova merges her age-old art form with the latest digital technology. Osipova, a principal dancer with the Royal Ballet in London and who recently appeared as Giselle at the Royal Opera […]

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Gene Kelly’s Legendary 1960 Paris Opera Ballet Becomes Spectacular New Film

Image courtesy of Starstruck, Scottish Ballet and Marquee TV Gavin Smart Starstruck, a festive reimagining of the choreographic work of great American actor/dancer Gene Kelly in the form of a stunning new feature film, is released worldwide this week. In 1960, Gene Kelly was invited to create an original work for the Paris Opera Ballet. […]

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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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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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10 contemporary ballet choreographers who are innovating the art form

Throughout the long history of ballet, there have always been contemporary choreographers who have put their own stamp on this art form. “A contemporary ballet choreographer is one who honors and understands the history of ballet while finding ways to innovate and make relevant what is happening in the present,” says UNCSA School of Dance […]

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“Art transcends race”: the first Asian star ballerina of the Paris Opera Ballet

When Sae Eun Park auditioned for the oldest ballet institution in the world, her hotel room in Paris was so small that she couldn’t fully stretch her legs. A decade later, the South Korean became the first Asian ballerina to reach the top “star” – or “star” – rank in the Paris Opera Ballet’s 352-year […]

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Backstage at the Paris Opera Ballet Opening Gala with Chanel

Arriving at the Palais Garnier is an almost ecclesiastical experience on any given day, but especially on the evening of the opening gala of the Opéra National de Paris’ dance season. On Friday, guests climbed the grand marble staircase, a piece of theater in itself, which, with its 30-meter high vault, was dressed in a […]

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The Grunin Center features ballet dancer Misty Copeland in the virtual installment of the Blauvelt Lecture Series on September 16

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 08/17/2021 (TOMS RIVER, NJ) — American Ballet Theater principal dancer Misty Copeland joins the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. for a virtual speaking engagement as part of from the Blauvelt speaker series. […]

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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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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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The Paris Opera Ballet is the subject of a racial toll : NPR

The world’s oldest ballet company is being raced. The Paris Opera Ballet works to update racist stereotypes and increase diversity. AILSA CHANG, HOST: The world’s oldest ballet company takes a look. The Paris Opera Ballet addresses issues of race and racism in its ranks and repertoire. NPR’s Eleanor Beardsley reports. ELEANOR BEARDSLEY, BYLINE: In the […]

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Cairo Opera Ballet on tour in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhour

The Cairo Opera Ballet began a tour on Wednesday with a selection of renowned classical ballets accompanied by the Cairo Opera Orchestra, in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhour. The shows, led by Artistic Director Armenia Kamel and Maestro Nair Nagy, kicked off in Cairo at the Opera House on Wednesday evening and will run until the […]

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Egyptian ballet dancer Luca Abdel Nour wins second place at the Prix de Lausanne international ballet competition

CAIRO – February 9, 2021: Egyptian ballet dancer Luca Abdel Nour won second place in classical ballet at the Prix de Lausanne International Ballet Competition in Switzerland held from January 31 to February 6. The 17-year-old student from the Zurich Dance Academy performed classical and contemporary ballet. Abdel Nour also […]

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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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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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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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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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Viral video sees 11-year-old ballet dancer win scholarship

The American Ballet Theater in New York has awarded a scholarship to Anthony Mmesoma Madu. Anthony Mmesoma Madu is a ballet student from Nigeria. He will train at the American Ballet Theater through virtual classes before heading there in 2021. His viral video also earned the non-profit dance studio, where he currently trains, donations. Ballet […]

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How famous ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov became popular

Embed from Getty Images Perhaps the most famous ballet in popular culture is, arguably, Nutcracker. Many families are flocking to local community centers to watch their children perform in delightful amateur productions over the holidays. And if you can’t catch a live show, there are plenty of filmed productions you can find online and on […]

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Ballet dancers from the Paris Opera hang up their shoes during a demonstration against pension reform

Published on: 10/12/2019 – 03:50Amended: 10/12/2019 – 03:48 When tens of thousands of French workers tore down tools and took to the streets to protest pension reform last Thursday, among them was a seemingly unlikely group of aggrieved picketers: ballet dancers from the Paris Opera . More accustomed to sliding on the stages to orchestral […]

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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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The Paris Opera Ballet returns with new surprises

©OnP The Rudolf Nureyev version of “Swan Lake” presented by the Paris Opera Ballet The 350-year-old Paris Opera Ballet will return to the stage at the Grand Théâtre de Shanghai, 14 years after its phenomenal debut in the city. The troupe will present two works this time. One is the classical ballet “Swan Lake” performed […]

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The Paris Opera Ballet drops Sergei Polunin for a homophobic diatribe | Ballet

Sergei Polunin, the Royal Ballet-trained dancer who revels in a reputation as a “bad boy in ballet”, has been kicked out of a production in Paris after a series of homophobic and sexist posts on social media. It was revealed last week that Polunin had been invited to play Prince Siegfried in the Paris Opera […]

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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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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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Ballerina Diana Vishneva returns to dance with the Paris Opera Ballet – WWD

When Diana Vishneva bowed out as principal dancer of American Ballet Theater last summer after 13 years, she didn’t disappear behind the scenes for good. The 42-year-old quit the business to focus on other projects – and ended up taking time off from dancing for a few months as she was pregnant with her son, […]

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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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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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Balmain draws for the dancers of the Paris Opera

In case you left the world of ballet behind when you returned your childhood tutu, it’s time to reconnect. Ballet and fashion are in the midst of a very stylish rendezvous and the latest label to hit the stage is none other than Kardashian-Jenner favorite Balmain. The label’s creative director, Olivier Rousteing, is probably better […]

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Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing designs costumes for Paris Opera dancers

Balmain’s creative director, Olivier Rousteing, is more closely associated with Beyoncé than ballet, but that may soon change. As WWD reports, the designer will create costumes for the Paris Opera, outfitting a troupe led by dancer and choreographer Sébastien Bertaud for an upcoming piece called “Renaissance” in June. “My ambition is to create a classical […]

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The Paris Opera Ballet opts for silence in the face of the resignation of Benjamin Millepied

Emphasis is also placed on the visual arts, with in particular a new work by the performer Tino Sehgal which takes over the public spaces of the Palais Garnier. A piece by Mr. Millepied involves a collaboration with French multimedia artist Philippe Parreno, and “Bolero”, by Mr. Cherkaoui and Mr. Jalet, returns to the repertoire, […]

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Natalie Portman’s husband will direct the Paris Opera Ballet

Paris Natalie Portman’s husband, Benjamin Millepied, the “Black Swan” choreographer who helped turn Natalie Portman into an obsessed, paranoid ballerina for film and later married the actress, has been named director of the Opera Ballet of Paris Thursday. Millepied, 35, is a former principal dancer with New York City Ballet who left in 2011 to […]

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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 […]