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  1. Looks like City Center is doing a second round of ballerina coaching for the Studio 5 program: Studio 5 | Great American Ballerinas New episodes every Wed at 5pm on Sep 16, 23, and 30 Available on demand for seven days following the livestream Step into the studio and enjoy live conversations and coaching sessions with American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland and New York City Ballet principal dancers Sara Mearns and Tiler Peck, as they give you an up-close look into a ballerina’s creative and artistic process in City Center’s new virtu
  2. You know, it's free and on easy to use platforms, so I'm pretty happy with what we can get. They will get my donation. I'm not awash in funds, but I donated to every company that shared their archived performances. A good reminder of the Dancers of NYCB Fund page: https://www.dancersofnycb.com
  3. Official release: NEW YORK CITY BALLET ANNOUNCES DIGITAL FALL SEASON Five Weeks of Online Programming Monday, September 28 through Saturday, October 31 Highlighted by Performance Footage from More Than 25 Acclaimed Ballets Final Week of Digital Season Will Feature a Festival of New Choreography With Five Original Works by Choreographers Sidra Bell, Andrea Miller, Justin Peck, Jamar Roberts, and Pam Tanowitz One Premiering Each Night from Tuesday, October 27 through Saturday, October 31 Family Programming W
  4. Yes, there will be promotions in the coronavirus era. Here's the official word: JOO WON AHN, ARAN BELL, SKYLAR BRANDT, THOMAS FORSTER, CALVIN ROYAL III AND CASSANDRA TRENARY PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER AT AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE GABE STONE SHAYER PROMOTED TO SOLOIST Joo Won Ahn, Aran Bell, Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Calvin Royal III and Cassandra Trenary have been appointed to the rank of Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre. Gabe Stone Shayer has been promoted to the rank of Soloist. The promotions, announced today by ABT Artistic Dir
  5. All you Center Stage fans: CAST OF CENTER STAGE INCLUDING ZOE SALDANA, AMANDA SCHULL, SASCHA RADETSKY AND ETHAN STIEFEL REUNITES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR ARTISTS DURING THE PANDEMIC AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS “UP CLOSE AND CENTER STAGE” SEPTEMBER 1 AT 7:30PM EDT ON YOUTUBE NEW YORK, NEW YORK and CULVER CITY, CALIF. (August 25, 2020) – Stars of the cult classic film CENTER STAGE, including Zoe Saldana, Amanda Schull, Sascha Radetsky and Ethan Stiefel, will come together on Tuesday, September 1 for a virtual fundraiser in sup
  6. This film/dance was released yesterday by NYCB: Please find the link to a short film, co-produced by New York City Ballet and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, below that we hope you will consider sharing it with your readers. https://youtu.be/5O6Jz7MMTII “Ces noms que nous portons” is a world premiere solo choreographed by Kyle Abraham for NYCB Principal Dancer Taylor Stanley. The film was shot on June 30 on the Josie Robertson Plaza, lit in celebration of Pride. Kyle and Taylor have written the following statement about their collaboration on Ces noms que n
  7. Interesting. Thank you. I'm obsessed with the first production of Sleeping Beauty ever since I saw the reconstruction by the Mariinsky in 1999.
  8. Here's the press release for the City Center dancing offerings: New York City Center Live @ Home virtual programming announced Ayodele Casel’s Diary of a Tap Dancer V.6: Us a seven-part performance series conceived and curated by Ayodele Casel and Torya Beard Studio 5 | Great American Ballerinas a five-part series featuring Misty Copeland, Sara Mearns, and Tiler Peck July 8, 2020 (New York, NY) – New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced New York City Center Live @ Home virtual programming including a newly commissioned we
  9. DTW in Works & Process, including an excerpt from The Four Temperaments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F1FHvazGrQ ETA - not a performance. Zoom talk about the piece and coaching it.
  10. City Center has an interesting offering: https://www.nycitycenter.org/pdps/2019-2020/live-at-home/studio-5/ Live @ Home Studio 5 | Great American Ballerinas Event Jul 16 & 30 and Sep 16, 23 & 30 All programs are on view for seven days following the first airing Overview American Ballet Theatre (ABT)
  11. New blog: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE LAUNCHES SIDEBARRE, A WEEKLY BLOG SERIES FEATURING A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE ABT COMMUNITY SideBarre, a weekly blog series featured on www.abt.org/blog/sidebarre/, takes readers on a journey of ABT behind-the-scenes with posts from ABT dancers and conductors, staff and production crew. SideBarre offers insights from a cross-section of the Company. Check in each week to hear from members of the artistic, education, music, make-up and wardrobe departments about their careers, mentors and memorable moments.
  12. Agree with both of you @Buddy @dirac - I was struck most by Mozartiana. I have to check if the demis are the same as the piece was choreographed on but their section was just so beautiful and revelatory. As lovely as I've found the ladies who have recently performed it (and performed it over the years) these dancers appeared so relaxed. Usually it's performed as if they're all afraid they might break something. But the video showed women who were absolutely secure in the piece. So much so, they ould play with it and were almost soloists in their interpreting (rather than just getting through
  13. The link for tonight's Tribute to Balanchine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AidflcJFBm0
  14. I forget, did we have a new date for the SAB Workshop celebration? It's Thursday, July 9 7pm. https://sab.org/virtual-workshop-performance-celebration/
  15. Reminder that PNB Midsummer Night's Dream is on tonight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dg2Hy7mWhEs
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