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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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Chinese Dancer Injured in Opening Ceremony Rehearsal

Today’s NY Times reports on a tragic accident that occurred in Beijing just days before the opening ceremony of the Olympics.  Here is a video clip of Liu Yan performing in competition, along with an excerpt and a link to the full article: … Continue reading

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Deborah Jowitt Fired from The Village Voice

Word has quickly spread among the online dance community about the firing of The Village Voice chief dance critic, Deborah Jowitt, who had been there for forty years.  This is only one of many dance critics who have been fired … Continue reading

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