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Marius Petipa

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  • 'Nutcracker' once again offers enchantment

    "The Nutcracker" has become a treasured entertainment tradition of the Christmas season, and again this year a most enchanting version can be found in Annapolis at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. At the Ballet Theatre of Maryland's opening...
  • Bolshoi and London ballets coming to a movie screen near you

     
    Almost like mini-residencies, this spring's offerings from London’s Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet from Moscow will each bring three unique concerts featuring some of the most beloved and stylistically demonstrative choreography born from those...
  • Wilis shine on opening night of Orlando Ballet’s ‘Giselle’

     
    Yes, “Giselle” is a ghost story, but the Orlando Ballet’s season-opening production could use a little more life in it. It’s a production that’s very pretty to look at, but in a story of betrayal, death and vengeance it would...
  • Orlando Ballet 2011-12 season: ‘Vampire’s Ball,’ ‘Swans Black & White’

     
    The Orlando Ballet's brochure for its 2011-2012 season was available at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre Friday night — apparently Orlando Ballet doesn't believe in a big, formal announcement — so I picked one up. The brochure's preface...
  • Dance review: Royal Danish Ballet opens at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

     
    Best known for lovingly preserved 19th-century ballets, the Royal Danish Ballet opened its American tour in Orange County with a "Nordic Choreography" program designed to radically update the company's image. Mission accomplished....
  • Dance review: Pacific Northwest Ballet premieres a reconstruction of 'Giselle' in Seattle

     
    Laura Bleiberg reviews the Pacific Northwest Ballet premiere of a reconstructed 'Giselle' in Seattle...
  • Orlando Ballet's 2011-12 season emphasizes contemporary dance

     Orlando Ballet's 2011-12 season emphasizes contemporary dance
    A look at Orlando Ballet's 2011-12 season, now available in promotional brochures from the ballet, shows a focus on edgier, contemporary dance. The brochure's preface by artistic director Robert Hill states, "Moving forward, my goal is to continue to...
  • Moscow Festival Ballet performs Sleeping Beauty at The Quick Center in Fairfield

    Moscow Festival Ballet performs Sleeping Beauty at The Quick Center in Fairfield
    This isn't just a kids' version of Sleeping Beauty — this is a real-deal, full-length ballet in three acts that premiered in 1890 in St. Petersburg, Russia, with music by Tchaikovsky and choreography by Marius Petipa. It's being presented by The...
  • Calendar

    TILL SUNDAY Baseball Musical The Academy for the Performing Arts presents "Damn Yankees" at the Huntington Beach High School auditorium, 1905 Main St., Huntington Beach. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and tickets are $20...
  • Ballet Repertory Theatre opens 36th season

    Huntington Beach's Ballet Repertory Theatre will open its 36th season this weekend by staging the technically challenging "La Bayadère" at Golden West College. For the second time in four seasons, the hometown company with a shoestring budget will...
  • Dance: The 21st century awaits its next cue

    Dance: The 21st century awaits its next cue
    Throughout the first decade of the 21st century, impatient dancers, choreographers, critics and audience members all hoped that a new breed of innovators would appear to transform theatrical dance the way that Russian impresario Sergei Diaghilev radically...
  • 'Don Quixote' at Orange County Performing Arts Center

    'Don Quixote' at Orange County Performing Arts Center
    You could say that among the surviving 19th century ballets, "Don Quixote" is the Rodney Dangerfield. It doesn't get much respect. It wears its lowbrow intentions a mite too proudly. It sprawls from the clownish antics of Sancho Panza stealing...