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Pennsylvania Ballet Premieres Don Quixote March 3 – 13

Pennsylvania Ballet Premieres Don Quixote March 3 – 13

Soloist Mayara Pineiro and Principal Dancer Arian Molina Soca in the preview of Don Quixote. Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet’s Artistic Director Angel Corella shares his Spanish culture with audiences through his adaptation of Marius Petipa’s Don Quixote. Performances, supported […]

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PA Ballet’s Strength & Longing – Expert Ensemble Flexes Its Muscle

PA Ballet’s Strength & Longing – Expert Ensemble Flexes Its Muscle

Photo By: Alexander Iziliaev by Gary L. Day for The Dance Journal Whenever the Pennsylvania Ballet presents a new program of contemporary work, other local dance ensembles must hang their heads. Not in shame, mind you, but in humility in […]

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PA Ballet Presents Three Company Premieres and Audience Favorite as They Bring Physicality to the Stage

PA Ballet Presents Three Company Premieres and Audience Favorite as They Bring Physicality to the Stage

Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella will take audiences on an emotional journey with four different choreographers in the upcoming performance of Strength and Longing. Nacho Duato’s Without Words, Jerome Robbins’ NY Export, Opus Jazz, Justin […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet cracks The Nutcracker on opening night

Pennsylvania Ballet cracks The Nutcracker on opening night

Photo: Alexander Iziliaev by Lewis J. Whittington for The Dance Journal Although The Nutcracker remains the most popular of story ballets and continues as the annual money-making warhorse for many ballet companies, it isn’t the holiday ritual for audiences it […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™

Photographer: Alexander Iziliaev Treat yourself to Philadelphia’s favorite holiday tradition as Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™. Performances, supported by First Niagara, run December 11-31 at The Academy of Music and are certain to […]

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Review – Pennsylvania Ballet’s  Speed and Precision

Review – Pennsylvania Ballet’s Speed and Precision

photo by Alexander Iziliaev by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Pennsylvania Ballet’s 2015-16 season commenced this week ushering in artistic director Angel Corella’s first line-up of full programming since he became director more than a year ago. Corella stood […]

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Dancing the Fairy Tale | Producing and Performing The Sleeping Beauty  – Laura Katz Rizzo’s vital dance history

Dancing the Fairy Tale | Producing and Performing The Sleeping Beauty – Laura Katz Rizzo’s vital dance history

by Lew Whittington for The Dance Journal Dancing the Fairy Tale, is Laura Katz Rizzo’s history of how The Sleeping Beauty ballet was first staged and performed in the US. But her seemingly benign title has a wry double-meaning as […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet’s Keigwin, Fonte, & Forsythe: A Virtuosic Thrill!

Pennsylvania Ballet’s Keigwin, Fonte, & Forsythe: A Virtuosic Thrill!

Principal Dancer Lauren Fadeley in William Forsythe’s The Second Detail photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev by Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Swarthmore College for The Dance Journal When Angel Corella was named artistic director of Pennsylvania Ballet, dance […]

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Fonte’s  ‘Grace Action’ premieres

Fonte’s ‘Grace Action’ premieres

Principal Dancers Lauren Fadeley and Ian Hussey rehearsing for the World Premiere of Nicolo Fonte’s Grace Action; photo credit Alexander Iziliaev by Lew Whittington for The Dance Journal Choreographer Nicolo Fonte was in a tangled configuration with Pennsylvania Ballet dancers Alexander […]

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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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