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  • Rest In Peace Extraordinary Violette Verdy Violette Verdy, the French-born New York City Ballet star and one of the leading ballerinas of the 20th century, who was also the first female director of the Paris Opera Ballet and a distinguished dance professor, died Feb. 8 in Bloomington, Ind. She was 82.
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  • Septime Webre Leaves Washington Ballet in June ... Washington Ballet artistic director Septime Webre will leave the company when his current contract ends in June, according to a release from the dance company issued this afternoon. Webre says he has no firm future plans but that he looks forward to creating new works and staging the pieces he's choreographed for Washington Ballet with other com...
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  • Millepied Out, Dupont In at POB July 15th Benjamin Millepied, the choreographer and former New York City Ballet dancer who brought an aura of glamour and intense news media visibility to the 335-year-old Paris Opera Ballet as its director of dance, said on Thursday he was resigning after just over a year in the position. The former Paris Opera étoile Aurélie Dupont, who retired last yea...
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  • Adolphe Binder to Become New Tanztheater Wupper... Adolphe Binder, the director of the GöteborgsOperan Danskompani, will become the new director of the Tanztheater Wuppertal in May 2017, the company announced on Monday. She will be the fourth director to run the Tanztheater Wuppertal, in Germany, since the death in 2009 of the choreographer Pina Bausch, who had taken over the company in 1973 and...
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  • Mauro Bigonzetti to be the new director of ball... Mauro Bigonzetti, an Italian choreographer with a substantial reputation in Europe and the United States, has been appointed director of La Scala Ballet, the company announced on Monday. He succeeds Makhar Vaziev, who will become the director of the Bolshoi Ballet on March 18. During his eight-year tenure at La Scala, Mr. Vaziev raised the te...
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  • Sascha Radetsky is Dir of ABT/NYU Master's Degr... Sascha Radetsky, a former Soloist at American Ballet Theatre, has been named Director of the ABT/NYU Master’s Degree Program in Ballet Pedagogy. Radetsky’s appointment, effective immediately, was announced today by ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The New York University Master of Arts Program in Teaching Dance in the Professions with a co...
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  • Anna Laerkesen, Danish Ballerina, Dies at 73 Anna Laerkesen, a leading ballerina in the Royal Danish Ballet who, breaking a traditional mold, won international acclaim for her poetic originality as a dancer in the 1960s and later as a choreographer, died on Jan. 14 in Copenhagen. She was 73.
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  • Celebrated Ballerina Yvonne Chouteau Dies at 86 Chouteau, one of the five American Indian ballerinas from Oklahoma who gained worldwide fame in the 20th century, died Sunday after a long illness. She was 86. Raised in Vinita, Chouteau was one of the youngest dancers ever accepted to the acclaimed Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, at age 14. She was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 194...
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  • The Critics’ Circle 2015 National Dance Awards ... Unusually, the judges decided to give two De Valois Awards for Outstanding Achievement in 2015 to recognise that the unique achievements of two women over the past year merited this ultimate accolade. Sylvie Guillem, the most famous ballerina of her generation, brought her illustrious 30-year dance career to an end with the year-long Life in ...
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  • Karen "KB" Brown Named Garth Fagan Dance Exec Dir Garth Fagan Dance Announces New Executive Director and a new Development Director. The new Executive Director is Karen Brown, or KB. She's a former professor of dance and principal ballerina at the Dance Theatre of Harlem. New Deputy Director Stephanie Harris is originally from Rochester and comes from a non-profit background.
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