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Merián Soto is Awarded Bogliasco Foundation Fall 2014 Fellowship

Merián Soto is Awarded Bogliasco Foundation Fall 2014 Fellowship

Merián Soto, Professor at Esther Boyer College of Music & Dance of Temple University and Artistic Director of Merián Soto Performance Practice, was awarded the Bogliasco Foundation  Fall 2014 Fellowship. Her selected project was a celebration and affirmation of the […]

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Nathaniel Beau Hancock named the winner of the 2014-2015 Ellen Forman Memorial Award

Nathaniel Beau Hancock named the winner of the 2014-2015 Ellen Forman Memorial Award

   ***Photo Credit Bill Hebert NATHANIEL BEAU HANCOCK has been named the winner of the 2014-2015 Ellen Forman Memorial Award. The award consists of a $2,000 cash prize and production costs for setting a work on the dance company at […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Executive Director Michael Scolamiero to Step Down

Pennsylvania Ballet Executive Director Michael Scolamiero to Step Down

Michael Scolamiero, Executive Director of Pennsylvania Ballet since 1997, announces he is stepping down and has accepted the position of Executive Director at Miami City Ballet, effective June 30. Pennsylvania Ballet’s Board of Trustees has appointed an Interim Executive Director, […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Artistic Director Roy Kaiser to Step Down

Pennsylvania Ballet Artistic Director Roy Kaiser to Step Down

Roy Kaiser announced that he is stepping down as The Ruth and A. Morris Williams, Jr., Artistic Director of Pennsylvania Ballet. Mr. Kaiser has been with Pennsylvania Ballet for 35 years, first as a dancer, and after a series of […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancer Julie Diana to Retire

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancer Julie Diana to Retire

Principal Dancer Julie Diana | Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancer Julie Diana will retire after 21 years on stage with a performance of Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the […]

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CBS 3’s Jessica Dean to Serve as Honorary Ambassador for Pennsylvania Ballet’s School and Outreach Initiatives

CBS 3’s Jessica Dean to Serve as Honorary Ambassador for Pennsylvania Ballet’s School and Outreach Initiatives

Pennsylvania Ballet announced that CBS 3 anchor Jessica Dean would serve as its first ever Honorary Ambassador for its school and outreach programming. “Many people know Pennsylvania Ballet for its performances on stage, but we are equally committed to our […]

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Exhibition Celebrating Pennsylvania Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Opens at Free Library of Philadelphia

Exhibition Celebrating Pennsylvania Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Opens at Free Library of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Ballet at 50, an exhibition celebrating the Company’s 50th Anniversary, will be on view at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Parkway Central Library at 1901 Vine Street, March 5 through March 30. “Pennsylvania Ballet has an incredibly rich history,” […]

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Philadelphia Dance Projects Offers a Double Bill With Local Choreographer Nora Gibson and Dublin’s John Scott

Philadelphia Dance Projects Offers a Double Bill With Local Choreographer Nora Gibson and Dublin’s John Scott

Philadelphia Dance Projects continues its 2014 season of debuting new dance works with premieres by local choreographer and dancer Nora Gibson and Dublin choreographer John Scott. The shared program will take place at the Performance Garage February 27 – March […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Launches 50th Anniversary Season with Company Premiere of Jewels

Pennsylvania Ballet Launches 50th Anniversary Season with Company Premiere of Jewels

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancers Lauren Fadely and Julie Diana and Company Member Lillian Di Piazza in George Balanchine’s Jewels Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Plus a Free Performance for the City of Philadelphia & a Glittering Gala Pennsylvania Ballet opens its 50th […]

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Lauren Putty White receives 2013 Ellen Forman Memorial Award

Lauren Putty White receives 2013 Ellen Forman Memorial Award

Lauren Putty White has been named the winner of the 2013-2014 Ellen Forman Memorial Award. The award consists of a $2,000 cash prize and production costs for setting a work on the dance company at Drexel University during the 2013-2014 […]

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