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Metropolitan Ballet Academy Students Take Top Honors at  2015 YAGP Philadelphia and Boston Regional Semi-Final Competitions

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Students Take Top Honors at 2015 YAGP Philadelphia and Boston Regional Semi-Final Competitions

Jacey Gailliard, age 10, Philadelphia – YAGP 2015 Young dancers studying at Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) in Jenkintown, PA, achieved great success in the 2015 Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), winning high honors at the annual competition’s regional Semi-Finals held […]

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Two Cuban Dancers Take on New Roles at Pennsylvania Ballet

Two Cuban Dancers Take on New Roles at Pennsylvania Ballet

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella are pleased to announce that Arián Molina Soca will appear with the Company as a principal guest artist and Mayara Pineiro has been promoted to Soloist for the remainder of the 2014-2015 Season. […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Trustees Appoint David Gray as Executive Director

Pennsylvania Ballet Trustees Appoint David Gray as Executive Director

The Board of Trustees of Pennsylvania Ballet announces the appointment of David Gray as Executive Director. “We are extremely pleased to officially welcome David Gray as our Executive Director,” said Board Chair, David Hoffman. “With his strong leadership style and […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes Russell Ducker as Corps de Ballet Member

Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes Russell Ducker as Corps de Ballet Member

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella announce the addition of Russell Ducker as a member of the Corps de Ballet for the 2014-2015 Season. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Russell in Barcelona and I’m thrilled to welcome […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes Oksana Maslova as Soloist

Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes Oksana Maslova as Soloist

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella announce the addition of Oksana Maslova as a Soloist for the 2014-2015 Season. “Oksana is a standout dancer, who melds well with the current Pennsylvania Ballet dancers,” said Artistic Director Angel Corella. “In […]

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Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak’s The Delicate Hour comes to Conwell Theater

Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak’s The Delicate Hour comes to Conwell Theater

Choreographer Molly Shanahan’s critically-acclaimed evening-length quartet The Delicate Hour will receive its Philadelphia premiere in Temple University’s Conwell Dance Theater, on Friday and Saturday, January 23 & 24, 2015 at 7:30 PM. Conwell Dance Theater is located on the 5th […]

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Indian and American Dancers raising money for Assam’s flood victims

Indian and American Dancers raising money for Assam’s flood victims

by Madhusmita Bora for The Dance Journal A group of accomplished Indian classical and Western dancers are donating their art to raise money for the flood victims of Northeast India. “Dance for a Cause” , an initiative by Philadelphia-based Sattriya […]

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Moving Stories dance concert showcases  innovative work by student choreographers

Moving Stories dance concert showcases innovative work by student choreographers

Muhlenberg College dancers tell their stories through movement, as the Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance Department presents “Moving Stories,” a showcase for dance works created by emerging choreographers, Nov. 6-8 in the College’s Baker Theatre. Artistic director Karen Dearborn says the […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Opens 51st Season  with Press Play: The Directorial Debut of Angel Corella

Pennsylvania Ballet Opens 51st Season with Press Play: The Directorial Debut of Angel Corella

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancers Lauren Fadeley and Jermel Johnson in Alexei Ratmansky’s Jeu de Cartes Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet opens its 51st Season with the first program curated by its new artistic director: Press Play: The Directorial Debut of […]

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BalletX Announces 2014-15 Series

BalletX Announces 2014-15 Series

Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet and Resident Dance Company of The Wilma Theater, announces its2014-15 Season. Deemed as “maturing from a Philadelphia treasure into a national recognized paragon” by The Philadelphia Inquirer, BalletX is proud to present a season that highlights […]

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