Posts Tagged ‘American Ballet Theatre’

Who Was Gail Grant?

We know her indispensable ballet dictionary—but do we know her? by Karen White After Cassandra Macino closed her long-running studio, she decided—as many owners do—to accept a teaching job at another studio. On her first day, she noticed copies of Gail Grant’s Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet on a table around which several…

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Summertime Teacher Training

Your 2018 guide to workshops and intensives across the U.S. Programs are listed in alphabetical order by sponsoring or producing organization.   Horton Teacher Workshop Sponsoring or producing organization: The Ailey Extension Dates: Session I, introductory/beginner, July 9–13; Session II, intermediate/advanced, July 16–20 Location: Joan Weill Center for Dance, New York City Fees/cost: Session I…

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Did You Know? | Smitten With Astaire

History Connection He’s been called the epitome of classical ballet—precision in form and style, strength wrapped in a gossamer shell with the implicit elegance expected of royalty. David Hallberg, 35, an American Ballet Theatre principal since 2006 and the first dancer from anywhere other than Russia invited to dance with the Bolshoi Ballet, released a…

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February 2012 | Back to School at ABT

Just as dancers need to continue to train as long as they’re dancing, teachers need to take time to learn new, fresh ways of approaching both students and material. Last year I did just that by participating in American Ballet Theatre’s Teacher Training Intensive.

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July 2011 | Modelski’s Magic

When Madame Peff Modelski teaches ballet class, everyone in the studio experiences a dynamic fusion of knowledge, professionalism, and love of the art form.

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New York International Ballet Competition

When the curtain rose for the awards ceremony and gala performance of the ninth New York International Ballet Competition, held June 24 at the Rose Theater, the audience was treated to a glittering constellation of established ballet stars and young dancers on the brink of fame.

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Stiefel and Students

Only a few dancers can claim to be household names these days. But Ethan Stiefel, a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre, is recognized by name in most dance studios across the country.

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