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George Balanchine

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  • July 19: Author - Jacques d'Amboise, I Was A Dancer

    July 19: Author - Jacques d'Amboise, I Was A Dancer
    Jacques d'Amboise To purchase a copy of the book: I Was A Dancer In this rich, expansive, spirited memoir, Jacques d'Amboise, one of America's most celebrated classical dancers, and former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for more than...
  • Dances a reflection of beauty

    Dances a reflection of beauty
    When "Kings of the Dance" first premiered in Segerstrom Hall in 2006, it became an instant phenomenon. "Kings" showcased four of the world's top male ballet dancers in technically demanding and thrilling performances, and still is being produced around...
  • See Works by James Wyeth at the New Britain Museum of American Art

    See Works by James Wyeth at the New Britain Museum of American Art
    James Wyeth on Rudolf Nureyev: The Artist Paints the Dancer Through July 31, New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, nbmaa.org In an age when celebrities and attendant stylists, trainers and dietitians are hyped as "brands"...
  • December 1: Midday Fix - Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet

    December 1: Midday Fix - Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet
    Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet The Nutcracker December 17-19 McAninch Arts Center 425 Fawell Blvd. Glen Ellyn For tickets: (630) 942-4000 www.atthemac.org Kenneth von Heidecke, considered to be protege of America's most legendary Prima...
  • Youmans: Dancer from Fountain Valley living a dream

    Since its founding in 1940, the esteemed American Ballet Theatre has appeared in a total of 132 cities, 42 countries and all 50 states. And throughout its 72-year history, the New York-based company has commissioned works by all of the great...
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov To Star in New Dance-Theater Work at Hartford Stage

    Mikhail Baryshnikov To Star in New Dance-Theater Work at Hartford Stage
    Mikhail Baryshnikov, the legendary dancer who has also taken on acting roles, will star in the world premiere of the dance-theater work “The Man in a Case,” a stage adaptation of an Anton Chekhov short story that will premiere at Hartford...
  • Dance Review: NYC Ballet duo shine brightest at 'Stars of Dance'

    Dance Review: NYC Ballet duo shine brightest at 'Stars of Dance'
    Patrons and dance aficionados came together Saturday night for the Laguna Dance Festival's 7th annual "Stars of Dance" gala performance at the Laguna Playhouse. Special guests Tiler Peck and Joaquin DeLuz of the New York City Ballet paved the way for a...
  • Connecticut Ballet Presents The Sleeping Beauty at Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford

    Connecticut Ballet Presents The Sleeping Beauty at Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford
    Choreographer Brett Raphael brings Tchaikovsky's classic love story of good and evil to Connecticut. Joining the cast will be Charles Askegard, principal dancer from the New York City Ballet, who has been featured in productions by big-name...
  • Feedback: What's on your bedside table?

    Feedback: What's on your bedside table?
    "The Pale King" by David Foster Wallace. It's not always an easy read, but it's funny. It's fascinating to think about how hard it must've been to write and sad to know it's his last. — Ellen Brady, Aurora I have succumbed to the hype and read...
  • Youmans: Chita Rivera to perform hits from a storied career

    Youmans: Chita Rivera to perform hits from a storied career
    Two-time Tony award-winner Chita Rivera will jazz up Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa this week during a cabaret-style evening of timeless music and storytelling. "Chita Rivera: My Broadway," which has four shows Thursday through Sunday, will...
  • Bella Lewitzky's former dancers build her legacy

    Bella Lewitzky's former dancers build her legacy
    We all know what happens when great composers, writers and artists die: Their work lives on. But what about groundbreaking choreographers — say, Martha Graham, José Limon, Merce Cunningham, Antony Tudor, Alvin Ailey,George Balanchine — those...
  • New life for a Jerome Robbins ballet

    New life for a Jerome Robbins ballet
    Several major transformations are embodied within a single unusual hour of television airing on PBS Wednesday evening. A 1958 Jerome Robbins ballet, which astutely captured the essence of that moment's younger generation, has been transformed into a...