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Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Take Top Honors at 2016 YAGP Philadelphia Regional Semi-Final Competition

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Take Top Honors at 2016 YAGP Philadelphia Regional Semi-Final Competition

Photo credit: Jacey Gailliard by Visual Arts Masters Twenty-seven student dancers of Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) in Jenkintown, PA, achieved great success in the 2016 Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Philadelphia Semi-Final, held January 14-16, 2016 on the Swarthmore College […]

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2015-2016 Project Stream Grantees for Dance

2015-2016 Project Stream Grantees for Dance

On October 9, 2015, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance distributed $109,754 in Project Stream grants at an award ceremony held at PECO’s Energy Hall. Project Stream grants provide seed money to individual artists and organizations offering innovative, community-based arts projects […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes New Artistic Staff and Dancers for the 2015-2016 Season

Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes New Artistic Staff and Dancers for the 2015-2016 Season

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella are pleased to announce that Charles Askegard, former Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theater, will be joining the Company as Ballet Master. Kyra Nichols, former New York City […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet’s Alexander Peters Promoted to Principal Dancer

Pennsylvania Ballet’s Alexander Peters Promoted to Principal Dancer

Photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella announced that Soloist Alexander Peters has been promoted to Principal Dancer, the highest rank in the Company, for the 2015-2016 Season. “This Season I challenged Alexander Peters with roles […]

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Brian Sander’s JUNK Set to Compete as truTV Reveals 10 Performance Teams in Season 2 of Fake Off

Brian Sander’s JUNK Set to Compete as truTV Reveals 10 Performance Teams in Season 2 of Fake Off

This summer, 10 teams of gifted performers will set out to stun viewers like never before in the second season of truTV’s eye-popping competition series Fake Off. Launching its new season Wednesday, May 6, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), Fake Off […]

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Kun-Yang Lin is “Home”?

Kun-Yang Lin is “Home”?

    by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal On a Saturday afternoon, before a handful of guests in their studio, Kun-Yang Lin and dancers performed excerpts from his newest work in development, Home, S. 9th Street. This is perhaps one […]

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As civil war devastates their home, The Donetsk Ballet of Ukraine will travel to Philadelphia

As civil war devastates their home, The Donetsk Ballet of Ukraine will travel to Philadelphia

As civil war devastates their home city The Donetsk Ballet of Ukraine will travel to Philadelphia in December to perform The Nutcracker for local audiences.  Their home theater, the Donetsk National Opera and Ballet Theatre, has been a refuge from […]

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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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