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Dance Theatre review: troubles to be shaken out

Dance Theatre review: troubles to be shaken out | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
No community can boast too many dance companies, but most of those sprouting companies require a shakedown period to iron out problems, formulate some manner of aesthetic and generally set standards.
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Wayne McGregor/Random Dance: Atomos – review

Wayne McGregor/Random Dance: Atomos – review | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
A thrilling new full-length work from Wayne McGregor shares his awe at the nature of the universe and humanity's place in it, writes Luke Jennings
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LA Dance Project, at Sadler's Wells - Telegraph

LA Dance Project, at Sadler's Wells - Telegraph | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
As Benjamin Millepied prepares to leave the fledgling company, this triple bill shows LA Dance Project on fine form, says Sarah Crompton.
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GALLERY: On Pointe In Prada For SF Ballet School -

GALLERY: On Pointe In Prada For SF Ballet School - | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
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"The invitation to the cocktail party at Prada, benefiting the San Francisco Ballet School. was so thick and heavy that postage might have been saved by mailing a live dancer." http://www.sfgate.com/entertainment/garchik/article/City-College-keeps-hope-alive-4854842.php

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New York City Ballet’s ‘Balanchine Black and White’

New York City Ballet’s ‘Balanchine Black and White’ | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
New York City Ballet’s program “Black and White” includes four Balanchine pieces: “The Four Temperaments,” “Episodes,” “Duo Concertant” and “Symphony in Three Movements.”
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Bodytraffic features hot choreographer in S.F.

Bodytraffic features hot choreographer in S.F. | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Abraham's company performed in downtown L.A. in 2011 and "I loved every minute of it," says Tina Finkelman Berkett, who co-founded Bodytraffic in 2007.
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Haute Event: ABT's 'Stars Under the Stars' Gala

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Haute Event: ABT's 'Stars Under the Stars' Gala
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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's stained glass-inspired performance coming to Power Center

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's stained glass-inspired performance coming to Power Center | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
To celebrate its 35th anniversary last year, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago -- with many, many pieces for its high-octane dancers behind it -- commissioned resident choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo to create a new work.
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Debbie Allen: 'I don't know how there can be a debate about guns'

Debbie Allen: 'I don't know how there can be a debate about guns' | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Brisbane festival: The Fame star and choreographer on why Freeze Frame, her new show, explores the street culture of Los Angeles
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New York City Ballet's Fall Fashion Collaboration: 3 Things to Know

New York City Ballet's Fall Fashion Collaboration: 3 Things to Know | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Though Fashion Week has moved on to London, Manhattan is still in a stylish buzz as the New York City Ballet prepares to debut its latest trio of fashion collaborations.
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Blog of the Dance's comment, September 18, 2013 12:58 PM
The fall season features new choreography from Angelin Preljocaj, Benjamin Millepied and Justin Peck
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Bay Area Flamenco Festival: 3 weekends of dance

Bay Area Flamenco Festival: 3 weekends of dance | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Rising stars and celebrated artists share passionate Iberian art form via performances, demos, classesNina Menéndez had heard the buzz about Gema Moneo, the young Spanish dancer from a storied clan of Gypsy flamenco singers and guitarists in Jerez...
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A touching interview into the life of world renowned ballet dancer Bianka Fucsko

A touching interview into the life of world renowned ballet dancer Bianka Fucsko | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
An insightful and touching interview into the life of world renowned ballet dancer- Bianka Fucsko!
How did you get into dancing and what age were you?
I was fir
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bellakerrshaw's comment, September 24, 2013 5:21 PM
wow I want to be inteved like that
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Why 'Cinderella' is a struggle on 'Breaking Pointe'

Why 'Cinderella' is a struggle on 'Breaking Pointe' | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Music is often missing from discussion on the CW's “Breaking Point,e” even going into tonight’s episode which portrays the final preparations for the opening ni
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DANCE REVIEW: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Fall Series at Harris Theater (3.5 stars)

DANCE REVIEW: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Fall Series at Harris Theater (3.5 stars) | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
At 36, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago has reached maturity. So it's no surprise that the two premieres in its fall series - both by current or former company dancers - look inward, at...
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Smuin Ballet review: Moving work born of mourning

Smuin Ballet review: Moving work born of mourning | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Consider the structure of Jiri Kylian's "Return to a Strange Land," which the Smuin Ballet performed for the first time Friday and offers again this week at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.
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Paris Fashion Week spring/summer 2014: Jean Paul Gaultier review

Paris Fashion Week spring/summer 2014: Jean Paul Gaultier review | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Jean Paul Gaultier staged his own version of TV's "Dancing With the Stars" Saturday night at Paris Fashion Week , complete with a judges panel and an elevated catwalk-turned-dance floor for models and dancers to strut their stuff.
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‘Air Twyla’: Dance, death and ecstasy at PNB

‘Air Twyla’: Dance, death and ecstasy at PNB | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
A review of “Air Twyla,” a triple bill of dance pieces by Twyla Tharp at Pacific Northwest Ballet, including the world premiere of “Waiting at the Station.”
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Dance review: David Rousseve's 'Stardust' a revelation at REDCAT

Dance review: David Rousseve's 'Stardust' a revelation at REDCAT | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
The most startling – and stunning – moment in David Roussève's latest dance-theater hybrid, "Stardust," came an hour into the 80-minute intermissionless piece, which premiered Tuesday at REDCAT.
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Sometimes art is all about the collaboration

Sometimes art is all about the collaboration | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Dancer choreographers Melissa Barak and Danielle Agami have both started LA dance companies. Next month, they will combine their talents on the Broad Stage.
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Elena Cleaves's curator insight, October 22, 2013 5:19 PM

Networking within the business can lead to awesome collaborations which can lead to bigger things

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Pacific Northwest Ballet debuts its talented new status symbol | Crosscut.com

Pacific Northwest Ballet debuts its talented new status symbol | Crosscut.com | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Pointe enthusiasts, hold your breath: Pacific Northwest Ballet is gearing up to release a world premiere of its work with one of today's top choreographers.
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Movin’ to the beat in African dance class

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Brisbane festival: The Fame star and choreographer on why Freeze Frame, her new show, explores the street culture of Los Angeles
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LA Dance Project, Maison de la Danse, Lyon – review - FT.com

LA Dance Project, Maison de la Danse, Lyon – review - FT.com | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Benjamin Millepied is a busy man.As he gets one last New York creation ready ahead of his move to the Paris Opera Ballet as artistic director next year, the small company he founded in 2012, LA Dance Project, has this week been left to fend for...
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"Playful touches give personality to his ballads throughout: the curtain opens on six pairs of abandoned tennis shoes, soon reclaimed by their owners. Before one pas de deux, the dancers sit on the floor side by side, exchanging coy glances as they untie their laces. There is promise and skill there, but Peck is still unaccustomed to working with non-ballet dancers. Murder Ballads is too neat; you know no harm will come to such a chic and sporty gang."

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Nureyev foundation pledges $500,000 to Joffrey

Nureyev foundation pledges $500,000 to Joffrey | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
The Chicago-based dance company must in turn raise $1 million for a special endowment.
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Fall dance preview: A strong season of talent, from near and far

Fall dance preview: A strong season of talent, from near and far | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
A dance season has tended to be defined by one or two international companies of hefty size that have the selling power equivalent of a blockbuster movie. As with the blockbuster, however, that model has morphed.
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LINES Ballet

LINES Ballet | Blog of the Dance | Scoop.it
Alonzo King LINES Ballet brings two new pieces to the HSU Van Duzer Theater on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. Humboldt dance aficionados regularly travel to San Francisco to see the latest LINES programs.
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