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NYCB’s MOVES and ABT’s 18/29 Club

New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre have both established special membership programs specifically for people in their 20s: MOVES and the 18/29 Club. It’s wonderful that the city’s major ballet companies recognize the need to cultivate younger audiences, … Continue reading

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The Art of the Turnaround

I’m currently enrolled in an arts management certificate program at NYU and just finished my first course, Managing the Arts (the prerequisite for everything else). One of the required readings was Michael Kaiser’s The Art of the Turnaround, which reveals … Continue reading

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Alexei Ratmansky at The New Yorker Festival

On Saturday afternoon, The New Yorker Festival presented a discussion between dance critic Joan Acocella and Russian choreographer Alexei Ratmansky at Cedar Lake’s theater in Chelsea. Ratmansky is currently the Bolshoi Ballet’s artistic director, and he’s created works for several … Continue reading

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Fall for Dance: September 19, 2008

Merce Cunningham Dance Company in Sounddance, photo courtesy of MCDC image galleries Friday evening’s Fall for Dance program at NY City Center showcased five distinct works – thematically, musically, and choreographically – that demonstrated the festival’s success at bringing together … Continue reading

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Ratmansky to Join ABT as Resident Choreographer

Alexei Ratmansky, photo by Vyacheslav Podorozhy for NYC Ballet Alexei Ratmansky, the current artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, will join American Ballet Theatre next year as its resident choreographer, according to an NY Times article.  This move is a … Continue reading

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