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PNB Dancers Performing Elsewhere

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Ezra Thomson and Saho Kumagai (from the PNB School) danced Price Suddarth's "The Spaces Between" from last spring's Next Step program in the Chop Shop showcase in Bellevue this weekend.

And Grand Rapids Ballet, directed by Patricia Barker, was also part of the programming.

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Not a dancer but an Artistic Director, and not now but from 1957, the VAI release of "New York City Ballet in Montreal, Volume 2" includes Francia Russell in "Agon":

(Telecast of November 5, 1957) AGON (introduced by Balanchine)
Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Igor Stravinsky
Diana Adams, Violette Verdy, Jillana, Francia Russell, Todd Bolender, Arthur Mitchell, Richard Rapp, Roy Tobias, Susan Borree, Carole Fields, and Marlene Mesavage
Orchestre de Radio-Canada
Robert Irving, conductor

http://www.vaimusic.com/product/4572.html

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I am really looking forward to this!

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Benjamin Griffiths and Jonathan Porretta will take part in the Route 11 Dance Festival Gala in Lexington, Virginia on Thursday, May 8. Griffiths will give a master class Friday, May 9 and Porretta will give one Saturday, May 10.

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Last year in a Q&A Peter Boal talked about how Griffiths was teaching in the off-season. I'm glad he's establishing himself as a teacher: he is an exemplar of clean, precise, beautiful technique.

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Last year in a Q&A Peter Boal talked about how Griffiths was teaching in the off-season. I'm glad he's establishing himself as a teacher: he is an exemplar of clean, precise, beautiful technique.

Indeed!

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Veering off-topic for a minute, Liora Neuville's husband Eric is performing in "The Tales of Hoffmann" with Seattle Opera in May.

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Joshua Grant will be dancing with Seattle Dance Project (founded by PNB alums Julie Tobiason and Tim Lynch, and led now by Lynch) May 2-4 at the Broadway Performance Hall in Seattle.

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Angelica Generosa will be at the Vail international Dance Festival this summer:

http://www.examiner.com/article/27th-season-of-vail-international-dance-festival-announced

Carla Korbes will be an Artist in Residence.

Both will perform in International Evenings of Dance I (August 7) and II (August 8)

http://www.vvf.org/content/events/vail-international-dance-festival/2015-international-evenings-of-dance-i.aspx

http://www.vvf.org/content/events/vail-international-dance-festival/2015-international-evenings-of-dance-ii.aspx

Korbes will also appear in the Balanchine Celebration program (August 9):

http://www.vvf.org/content/events/vail-international-dance-festival/2015-balanchine-celebration.aspx

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So Korbes will actually get to acclimatize to the altitude there!

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....and to think she was also a knock out last season (or maybe the season before) in Molissa Fenley's "State of Darkness"!!!!

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