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  • New Home for ENB in 2018 English National Ballet set to move to new home in east London. The ENB and its ballet school will have a purpose-built home in Canning Town, joining many other artistic ventures heading east. Both the ENB and its associated training facility, the English National Ballet School, are to move to a new, joint home in the formerly dockland-dominated...
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  • Beloved Dance Teacher Maggie Black Dies at 85 Maggie Black, who for decades earned renown for teaching famous ballet and modern dancers how to leap and turn in ways, as she put it, that “humans weren’t really made to do,” configuring their bodies to avoid injuries and even to heal them, died on May 11 at her home in East Hampton, N.Y. She was 85. The cause was congestive heart failure, s...
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  • Tulsa Ballet to Open New School The Tulsa Ballet’s Center for Dance Education will expand into the Broken Arrow area, thanks to a $4 million grant from the Hardesty Family Foundation. The foundation has donated a 13.72-acre site just east of Aspen Avenue (145th East Avenue) on New Orleans Street (101st Street) for a satellite dance school to be called the Hardesty Center for D...
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  • Interlochen Names New Dir of Dance Joseph W. Morrissey has been named the new Director of Dance at Interlochen Center for the Arts. Most recently, Morrissey was the Director of Artistic Planning and Touring for The Hong Kong Ballet. And from 2012-2013 Morrissey served as the Director of CORPS, a pre-professional program for select students pursuing classical ballet careers and hi...
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  • Univ of Akron & DANCECleveland Receive Grant fo... New national choreography center to offer residencies for next generation of American dance makers. Over the past decade of collaboration to offer one of the strongest dance residency and performance programs in the country, DANCECleveland and The University of Akron have discussed the possibility of creating a new national center for choreograp...
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  • Columbia Acquires Mitchell Archives Columbia Acquires Archives of Arthur Mitchell, Dance Pioneer. When Arthur Mitchell was contemplating where his archives should go, he thought about where he grew up and later, with Karel Shook, formed the Dance Theater of Harlem. “Harlem and New York City are part of my life’s blood,” Mr. Mitchell, 81, said in an interview last week. “When Co...
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  • Maya Plisetskaya Dies at 89 MOSCOW — Maya Plisetskaya, one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and virtually the embodiment of the Bolshoi Theater for decades, died on Saturday in Munich. She was 89. Katerina Novikova, the Bolshoi’s press secretary, said the cause was a heart attack. Ms. Plisetskaya and her husband and sometime collaborator, the Russian compo...
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  • BalletMet's Jimmy Orrante Steps Down to Pursue ... Jimmy Ornate, ‘Major face’ of BalletMet stepping down to pursue choreography. After 20 years with the company, he is retiring to pursue choreography full time. “The excitement I had as a dancer was going to the studio, trying to figure out what was in the choreography, how to make it better,” said Orrante, of the Clintonville neighborhood. “N...
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  • New Role for POB Principal Aurélie Dupont Aurélie Dupont, a principal ballerina for the Paris Opera, will step down from the starring role next month at the age of 42 after performing L’Histoire de Manon, which will be shown in hundreds of cinemas across Europe and North America. With an emotional smile, Dupont said on Wednesday that she was moving on after 32 years – 17 of them as p...
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  • Misty Copeland on Time Magazine Cover For the first time in a generation a dancer has made the cover of Time magazine: Misty Copeland, the American Ballet Theater soloist, was chosen as one of the magazine’s “100 most influential people,” and is featured on one of the five different covers for its upcoming issue. That puts her in rare company. Time officials said that the last ti...
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The Institutional Giving Officer is responsible for managing the Ballet’s efforts to secure approximately $2 million in support from foundation and government sources for the annual fund, productions, the School, education programs, endowment, and other special projects. In consultation with the Associate Director of Development, Director of Development, and other staff, the Institutional Giving Officer researches current and potential foundation funders; presents concrete plans for achieving goals; and manages the cultivation and solicitation of new and renewing funders. The Institutional Giving Officer works with all Ballet departments to develop and write foundation proposals, government grants, and endowment requests; writes and manages reports to funders; and provides appropriate acknowledgment of funding. The Institutional Giving Officer coordinates financial reporting and invoicing of government grants, supports government advocacy activities and serves as general writer for the Development Department. College degree and 4-5 years of successful grant writing experience required.

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