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Roy Kaiser discusses his retirement at City Institute Library series

Roy Kaiser discusses his retirement at City Institute Library series

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Pennsylvania Ballet is finishing their 50th Anniversary Season with victory lap programming, but it has played out as more than just a milestone date, but a distinct turning point for the company‘s future. […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Presents A 50th Finale: The Ultimate Celebration

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents A 50th Finale: The Ultimate Celebration

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancer Jermel Johnson in Matthew Neenan’s Penumbra Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet presents A 50th Finale: The Ultimate Celebration, a mixed bill closing the Company’s 50th Anniversary Season, June 12-15 at the Merriam Theater. “For the final […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet’s Diana’s luminous pas de adieu

Pennsylvania Ballet’s Diana’s luminous pas de adieu

by Lew Whittington for The Dance Journal During the curtain call on the Academy of Music stage in Pennsylvania Ballet 2005 run of John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet, Zachary Hench got down on his knee and presented his co-star Julie […]

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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 Presents Director’s Choice Mixed Bill, May 8-11 at the Academy of Music

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Director’s Choice Mixed Bill, May 8-11 at the Academy of Music

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancers Julie Diana and Zachary Hench in Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet presents Director’s Choice, a mixed bill inspired by the Company’s intrepid leaders, May 8-11 at the Academy of Music. “This […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Announces 2014-15 Season

Pennsylvania Ballet Announces 2014-15 Season

Pennsylvania Ballet Artistic Director Roy Kaiser announces the Company’s powerful 2014-15 Season – highlighting some of the most celebrated choreographers and composers of all time. The 51st Season will feature the Company premieres of Beethoven: Symphony No. 9  from former […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet presents two diverse programs Carmina Burana and Coppélia

Pennsylvania Ballet presents two diverse programs Carmina Burana and Coppélia

Carmina Burana and Stravinsky Violin Concerto, March 6-15 Coppélia, March 8 & 16 Pennsylvania Ballet presents two diverse programs at the Academy of Music next month: the return of John Butler’s Carmina Burana and the Company Premiere of George Balanchine’s […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet To Present Multifaceted Program Featuring George Balanchine’s Serenade

Pennsylvania Ballet To Present Multifaceted Program Featuring George Balanchine’s Serenade

Plus: Afternoon of a Faun by Jerome Robbins, Under the Sun Pas de Deux by Margo Sappington, and Petite Mort by Jiří Kylián [Company Premiere] Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in George Balanchine’s Serenade, choreography by George Balanchine © The George […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet – Jewels

Pennsylvania Ballet – Jewels

Photo: Alexander Iziliaev By Kat Richter for The Dance Journal As noted in Lew Wittington’s interview with PA Ballet Artistic Director Roy Kaiser last month, George Balanchine’s iconic Jewels is an immense undertaking.  It’s usually performed by larger companies and […]

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Roy Kaiser looks forward and back as Pennsylvania Ballet turns 50

Roy Kaiser looks forward and back as Pennsylvania Ballet turns 50

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Pennsylvania Ballet launches its 50th season this month with the celebrations, reunions and gala performances, but the company has already been leading up to the milestone with other projects that point to a […]

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