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2011-2012 season announcementFeatures two full-lengths, one world premiere


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#1 brokenwing

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Posted 25 February 2011 - 07:50 AM

Link to the press release here:

http://miamicityball....php?NewsID=159

#2 Jack Reed

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Posted 13 March 2011 - 06:30 PM

Edward Villella had a few things to say apropos next season, as well as the subject of what it takes to get a ballet for the repertory, in his pre-performance remarks in the Broward CPA this weekend:

Q: Next season has [only?] two Balanchines. A: This has been our most expensive season ever, because there's been a company premiere on each program. That's why next season is as it is.

What it takes to get a ballet is to get permission from one of the trusts which holds the rights to it, then pay a license fee, preferably for five years, instead of the usual three, plus a royalty for each performance.

William Forsythe? His work doesn't quite suit [fit?] the manner and style we seek.


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