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The story of a ballet dancer | Rebecca Nugent returns to Humboldt County to star in ‘The Nutcracker’ – Times-Standard

This holiday season, Rebecca Nugent performed two different roles in two different productions of “The Nutcracker” in two different cities. The 25-year-old dancer portrayed Clara in New Ballet’s “The San Jose Nutcracker” in the Bay Area from Dec. 18-22. Prior to that, Nugent – ​​a former resident of Arcata – returned to Humboldt County, where […]

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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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Win a house and help a child…like this ballet dancer and brain cancer survivor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The money raised this year Norton Children’s Hospital Raffle and Snowball will benefit the Norton Children’s Cancer Institute. It is one of the oldest oncology programs in the United States. Together with UdeL doctor suppliers, they are helping to save lives like that of 17-year-old Jennah Blair. Jennah just completed radiation […]

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Boston Ballet dancer sues for sexual assault

The lawsuit, filed in United States District Court in Nevada, names Mitchell Button as a defendant. He does not name Dusty Button, although he accuses him of engaging in a host of sexual abuse against Humphries, including restraining her while her husband assaulted her. The lawsuit further alleges that Mitchell Button sexually abused “at least […]

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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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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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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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17-year-old Richmond alumnus and ballet dancer Sam Merkle featured in Disney+’s new documentary series ‘On Pointe’ | Entertainment

At the age of 15, Sam Merkle moved from Richmond to New York to attend the prestigious School of American Ballet. Today, he’s one of the main dancers in Disney+’s new documentary series “On Pointe,” produced by Ron Howard. “On Pointe” follows young people who pursue their dream of becoming ballet dancers. The series shows […]

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11-year-old Nigerian ballet dancer receives scholarship following viral video

January 4, 2021, 5:16 p.m. | Updated: January 4, 2021, 6:24 PM Video of the 11-year-old ballet dancing barefoot outside has gone viral. Image: Instagram/Leap of Dance Academy Video of Anthony Mmesoma Madu’s graceful pirouettes in the pouring rain swept the internet last month. An 11-year-old boy whose beautiful ballet dance has gone viral has […]

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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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Viola Davis and Cynthia Erivo pay tribute to viral Nigerian ballet dancer

LAGOS, Nigeria – When Anthony Mmesoma Madu was filmed practicing ballet Barefoot in the pouring rain in Nigeria earlier this year, the 11-year-old thought the footage would be used for a joint film study session. Instead, the mobile phone video of him performing the pirouette without shoes on the unevenly wet concrete was seen by […]

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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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11-year-old ballet dancer receives US scholarship after posting video of him dancing in the rain in Nigeria | London Evening Standard

A An 11-year-old boy whose dancing skills have stunned people around the world has been awarded a scholarship to study ballet at a prestigious academy in the United States. Video of Anthony Mmesoma Madu dancing in the rain in Lagos, Nigeria has spread across the internet as social media users praised the 11-year-old for breaking […]

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Viola Davis tweets about an 11-year-old Nigerian ballet dancer

Barefoot and gracefully dancing a ballet on a soggy street in Lagos, Nigeria, 11 Anthony Madu shows how passion and doing what you love the most, no matter what, can be the first step to making your dreams come true. Madu went viral after her dance teacher at Leap of Dance Academy shared the impressive […]

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11-year-old Nigerian ballet dancer receives scholarship offer after viral video

Anthony Mmesoma Madu, 11, from Nigeria, caught the world’s attention when a video of the young boy practicing ballet in the rain went viral on social media with hundreds of users admiring his talent . Since then, Madu has attracted a new fan base from all over the world and it has now been revealed […]

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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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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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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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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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Ballerina Kang Ho-hyun, latest Korean addition to the Paris Opera Ballet

There are now three Korean ballerinas in the Paris Opera Ballet as Kang Ho-hyun recently joined the company after a year-long training period. Founded in 1669, the Paris Opera Ballet is one of the most prestigious ballet companies in the world, along with the Royal Ballet, the Bolshoi Ballet and the Mariinsky Ballet. Attracting many […]

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The Paris Opera Ballet dancer is the fourth Korean to receive a prestigious distinction

Ballerina Park Sae-eun performs ‘Emerald’, part of George Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ trilogy, for a gala after winning the prize on Tuesday at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. [YONHAP] Korean ballet dancer Park Sae-eun was named best dancer at the Benois de la Danse awards, one of the world’s most prestigious ballet awards, on Tuesday in Moscow. […]

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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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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 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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The Lyon Opera Ballet has an American touch

When the Ballet de l’Opéra de Lyon invited New York choreographer Ralph Lemon to create a new work, Mr. Lemon made a bold request: two months with the company to rehearse and experiment. To his surprise, Lyon’s artistic director Yorgos Loukos said yes, granting Mr. Lemon time with the dancers that was rare and, he […]

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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 […]