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Joining the production are two principal dancers from one of the best ballet companies in all of Russia.
For many, Peter Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake is their introduction to watching classical ballet. The score, the original choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, and the tragic romance between Prince Siegfried and his Swan Queen have never failed to leave a lasting ...
 
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Elena Comendador and Elizabeth Roxas Dobrish take the reins as costume designer and choreographer, respectively.
Two young girls balance themselves on elevated beams, while a third swirls around them as romantic Spanish music swells in the background. All three dancers are engulfed in a white, floor-length fabric, muslin we later learn, and through their movements, the costumes ...
 
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The couple is working together to bring rock 'n roll to ballet.
When listening to Rolling Stones music, one is more likely to think of screaming fans and large arenas than pirouettes and Lincoln Center. But Mick Jagger and his girlfriend, Melanie Hamrick, a ballerina with the American Ballet Theater, are determined to change ...
 
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Catch it for one more weekend this February.
“For never was a story or more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo,” William Shakespeare writes, closing what would, perhaps, be the very novel that has become synonymous to the Bard’s name.The tragedy of Romeo & Juliet is not an ...
 
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After all, every prince has got to have his swan.
Earlier this week, the Duchess of Cambridge visited the costume department of the Royal Opera House, and while she was there, she met with principal dancers from the Royal Ballet. Kate is known to be a fan of the art form, and even ...
 
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How artistic director Alice Reyes is leading Ballet Philippines into its biggest season yet.
A number of internationally renowned ballet companies have been going live on Facebook today, October 2, hosting a campaign known as World Ballet Day. This celebration of ballet gives audiences the opportunity to take a virtual peek into the lives of these artists from various ...
 
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Theresa Reichlen took the stage at the company's fall gala to address the audience.
Last night's fall gala at the New York City Ballet was a celebration of the storied company and the art form it practices, with three world premieres featuring costumes crafted by fashion designers Giles Deacon (pictured above left, posing with dancers), Gareth ...
 
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Elwince Magbitang and Vince Pelegrin head off to the highly selective Jackie Kennedy Onassis School of Dance with help from their mentor, Sofia Zobel Elizalde.
It’s been an exciting year for Steps Dance Studio scholars Elwince Magbitang and Raye Vince Pelegrin. In April, the 16-year-old dancers found themselves performing onstage with principal dancer Stella Abrera and a cast of ballet all-stars from the American Ballet Theater (ABT).From ...
 
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The one-night-only American Stars Gala hosted by Ballet Manila is making history with its lineup of dancers.
“When I curate a gala, I don’t want it to look like a competition. I want it to look like a celebration of these different dancers showing off different facets—not just of themselves, but of this big repertoire,” Ballet Manila artistic director ...
 
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American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Stella Abrera is in town, tagging along eight of her fabulous friends.
Balletomanes danced with joy when they first heard the exciting news about  “An Intimate Evening With Stella Abrera and American Ballet Stars,” organized by Sofia Zobel, the founder of STEPS Dance Studio.It opens tonight at the Maybank Performing Arts Theater.Abrera, a principal dancer at ...
 
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Why the 'Don Quixote' ballet is as iconic as the novel.
Giselle can easily be considered the ballet world’s great tragedy, while The Nutcracker it’s best seasonal performance. Among the ranks of these iconic ballets is Don Quixote, taking its place as the art form’s version of a romantic comedy for its amusing ...
 
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The principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre is bringing eight of her friends to Manila.
When New York-based Filipino-American prima ballerina Stella Abrera heard about the damage brought about by Typhoon Yolanda in 2013, she set up a small charity of her own with the aim of rebuilding a school in Guiuan, Eastern Samar.She called it Steps ...
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