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Kickin’ it with the knicks – Young Dancer® – New York Knicks dance team member Petra Pope teaches dance to young New Yorkers

Kickin’ it with the knicks – Young Dancer® – New York Knicks dance team member Petra Pope teaches dance to young New Yorkers – Brief Article Andrea Menotti WHAT CAN DANCE TRAINING DO FOR A kid? A lot, if you ask Petra Pope, the director of the Knicks City Dancers, the dance team of the […]

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Intellect And Kinetics Collide – Angelin Preljocaj, choreographer

Intellect And Kinetics Collide – Angelin Preljocaj, choreographer – Brief Article Rita Felciano BALLET PRELJOCAJ YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA FEBRUARY 8, 2001 This seems to be Angelin Preljocaj’s year in San Francisco. In addition to bringing his own company, Ballet Preljocaj, with the 1996 Paysage apres la bataille to town […]

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It’s a go in Montreal. – Dance Matters – dance showcase, Gala des Etoiles Gala of Stars

It’s a go in Montreal. – Dance Matters – dance showcase, Gala des Etoiles Gala of Stars – international ballet stars volunteer to dance without pay Linde Howe-Beck Loyalty among the world’s best dancers has guaranteed that the seventeenth edition of Montreal’s Gala des Etoiles (Gala of Stars) will live up to its reputation as […]

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Matthew Nennan: whether classical or brash, his choreography always reveals a fertile imagination

Matthew Nennan: whether classical or brash, his choreography always reveals a fertile imagination Brenda Dixon-Gottschild Matthew Neenan is decked out in the ballet finery of a 19th-century European prince, but something very contemporary and intercultural is going on. His stage is the concrete courtyard of a Philadelphia public school, and his court is a pick-up […]

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Gelsey Kirkland looks back … and ahead

Straight from the heart: Gelsey Kirkland looks back … and ahead Kate Lydon Last May, after a 13-year absence, Gelsey Kirkland was back at American Ballet Theatre. Kirkland, a dance legend who has been out of the limelight for nearly 20 years, came to New York from her home in Melbourne, Australia, at the invitation […]

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Pas De Deux: Capezio, Nycb – New York City Ballet and Capezio signed contract – Brief Article

Pas De Deux: Capezio, Nycb – New York City Ballet and Capezio signed contract – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included The New York City Ballet and Capezio have joined forces to co-brand a line of dancewear for children and adults. The spring grouping, out next month, includes leotards and coordinating shirts, shorts and pants. […]

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Russia makes room for contemporary dance

Russia makes room for contemporary dance – Fifth International Festival of Movement and Dance on the Volga Wendy Perron Cross-cultural festival in Yarostavl breaks the ballet barrier Cabbage soup, quaint streetcars, and magnificent, green-domed basilicas might be what most Americans would remember about Yaroslavl, an ancient city northeast of Moscow. But those of us who […]

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Bessie Schonberg: 1906-1997

Bessie Schonberg: 1906-1997 – dance teacher Norton Owen The American modern dance community has yet to learn about life without Bessie Schonberg. She has always been a part of it, since the movement’s earliest days at Bennington College, and she remained at its center until her death on May 14 at the age of ninety. […]

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Bouquets for Barzel – News – dance critic and historian Ann Barzel honoured

Bouquets for Barzel – News – dance critic and historian Ann Barzel honoured – Brief Article K.C. Patrick Violette Verdy, ballerina and master teacher, joined 800 other guests to honor venerable dance critic and historian Ann 6arzel at the Athenaeum Theatre on November 11, 2000, during Chicago’s five-week-long festival, Dance Chicago. Gus Giordano Jazz Dance […]

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Refined zest: only the second African American principal in New York City Ballet history, Albert Evans brings an extra dedication to his coolly contained dancing

Refined zest: only the second African American principal in New York City Ballet history, Albert Evans brings an extra dedication to his coolly contained dancing Marilyn Hunt Every time New York City Ballet principal Albert Evans comes onstage, he makes a strong impression–by subtle means. Call it refined zest. He gives off an easy, unimpeded […]