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Posted 10 August 2013 - 10:39 PM

A preview of Wendy Whelan's new vehicle, "Restless Creature," by Elaine Stuart in The Boston Globe.

 

Yet the stakes are equally high for Whelan, working in a different medium. Over the course of her long career, she has danced many contemporary ballets by choreographers including Christopher Wheeldon, Alexei Ratmansky, and William Forsythe, but these four works represent new terrain. While each duet has a distinct voice, the movement overall is more fluid and grounded than classical or even neo-classical ballet. (At an early showing of “Restless Creature,” Whelan remarked that taking off her pointe shoes was like removing her bra.)

 

 



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Posted 10 August 2013 - 10:41 PM

Photo gallery: Miami City Ballet open house.

 

Kareen Camargo, in center, leads an audition for children ages 7 to 9 during the Miami City Ballet School's open house on Miami Beach on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. The open house offered sample classes for children and adults and auditions for the school year for boys and girls.


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Posted 10 August 2013 - 10:43 PM

A review of Maine State Ballet in "Don Quixote" by Jennifer Brewer in The Maine Sunday Telegram.

 

Michael Holden, yet another Maine State Ballet alum (also now with Miami City Ballet) choosing to spend his vacation with the company, made a breathtaking featured appearance as King of the Gypsies. It's been a pleasure to watch this gifted young dancer mature over the last few years, and his guest performance was a treat. He positively smoldered in the role, alternately sinuous and taking flight in smooth, sustained, sky-high leaps.

 



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Posted 10 August 2013 - 10:45 PM

Evelyn Cisneros and Stephen Legate join the National Dance Institute of New Mexico.

 

Former San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Evelyn Cisneros was looking for a new professional opportunity when her friend Russell Baker told her about an opening for program director at the National Dance Institute of New Mexico. Her position as principal of the Boston Ballet School at the North Shore wasn’t exactly what she thought it would be.

 



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Posted 10 August 2013 - 11:00 PM

Richmond Ballet hosts the Cecchetti USA Summer Course.

 

“When we got the chance to host the international competition, we presumed it would be in New York,” said Betty Seibert, the director of examinations for Cecchetti USA. “It’s the dance capital of the world.”

 

It’s also an expensive city, and the cost of hosting the weeklong competition there proved prohibitive. Seibert, Rinaldi and others toured four alternative sites and quickly chose Richmond.

 



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Posted 14 August 2013 - 10:14 AM

Dancers with the Royal New Zealand Ballet  talk about "Swan Lake," partnering, and related matters.

Murphy also partners guest artist Karel Cruz, from Pacific Northwest Ballet. Cruz's original partner for the season, Carla Korbes, was injured and unable to travel. Cruz and Murphy had barely two days to practise before opening night in Wellington in mid-July. Their performance was fabulous, but if Boyle is looking for a tall partner, Cruz would fit the bill magnificently, at 1.93cm.

 

"I have danced with many tall men," says Murphy, "but Karel is the tallest. Height does change things - just looking up at him is very different."

 




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