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Tuesday, January 14

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Sarasota Ballet signs Iain Webb to a ten year contract.

....And the company has grown from 30 company members and four apprentices to 45 company members and seven apprentices. But Webb doesn’t do it alone — he’s got a power team helping him.

Fortunately, the board recognized this, also signing Mary Anne Servian and Assistant Director Margaret Barbieri for ten years as well. It’s the first time Barbieri and Servian have been on contract.

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Dancers from Sacramento Ballet visit a children's hospital.

The ballet aims to both inform and entertain the audience at these performances, which it presents four or five times each year for children, their families and the resident nurses at the Shriners facility

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More details are heard in the inquest related to the 2012 death of ballet student Tallulah Wilson.

A gifted 15-year-old ballet dancer who died after hurling herself in front of a train had repeatedly scrawled "I am fat" and "ugly" all over her diary, an inquest has heard.

Schoolgirl Tallulah Wilson was found dead at St Pancras railway station on October 14th, 2012, moments after walking out of her dance school at nearby King's Cross, the hearing was told.

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The L.A. Dance Project has a new home.

The 1,600-seat auditorium at 929 Broadway, a movie house during the building’s initial incarnation as the headquarters of United Artists, will debut as a dance venue Feb. 20-22, when L.A. Dance Project presents a program featuring the U.S. premiere of “Reflections,” choreographed by Millepied to music by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, with costumes and visuals by L.A. artist Barbara Kruger.

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