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How A Top Female Exec At Google Brings Poise From Ballet To Business

Bonita Stewart Coleman's passion for ballet has seeped into her corporate career path. Here's how she made the leap between auto and tech.

It’s not often you hear a high-ranking executive at a tech company discuss the merits of classical ballet as a business metaphor, but Bonita Coleman Stewart …

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Ballerina Solist Zlata Yalinich, Mariinsky Ballet, Photo by Alexei Krivtsov

Marianela Nunez and Thiago Soares #pasdedeux

Contemporary dancer by Alexander Yakovlev #dramaticdancer

Aisha Mitchell, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Richard Calmes #grandjete

Brazillian Ballerina Amanda Gomes, Photo Liza Orekova Photography #blacktutu

Sydney Dance Company #onfire

Pointes all wrapped up #pretty

Boston Ballet performs Swan Lake during a dress rehearsal at the Wang Center by Michael J Seamans - www.michaelseamans.com

Ballet dancer Matthew Powell #balletboy

I'm excited to announce that I'll be joining American Ballet Theatre next season! I'll remain a principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet and will perform with both companies during the 2015-16 season. It's going to be a busy year! Congratulations to all the dancers promoted!

Young talent from 39 states and 8 countries are filling our studios for the next five weeks to train at Boston Ballet School's Summer Dance Program. There's nothing better than a summer full of ballet! Learn more about Summer Programs: http://bit.ly/1cLNzLX

Congratulations to Misty Copeland, the first black principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre #inspirational

Pointe shoes of Sasha Mukhamedov, soloist at the Het Nationale Ballet - Dutch National Ballet

Gorgeous Courtney Lavine by Rachel Neville Photography #fabulousdancer

#fridayfeeling Juliet Doherty, photo by Luis Pons Photography

Cinderella: Trailer - Het Nationale Ballet | Dutch National Ballet

Netherlands

Q&A with Russian Ballerina Anna Tsygankova on becoming Cinderella

Q&A with Russian Ballerina Anna Tsygankova, Wheeldon’s new Cinderella

by Savannah Saunders

From Siberia to the Bolshoi, Russia to Dutch National Ballet

Russia

Ballet Theater’s Met Season, a Mix of Sparkling Moments and Familiar War Horses

In a magnificent malapropism, a woman of my acquaintance once described a man’s wife as “a lodestone ’round his neck.” And that’s what the Metropolitan Opera House is to American Ballet Theater: a draw that drags the company down.

The Met, New York’s biggest and fanciest lyric theater (3,800 seats), …

Performing Arts

Misty Copeland Is Named the First African-American Principal Dancer at ABT

Misty Copeland is having a very good year. The 32-year-old ballerina has just been announced as the American Ballet Theatre’s new female principal dancer, becoming the first African-American woman to hold that title in the company’s history. The news comes on the heels of her recent appointment as …

African Americans

Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Ballerina at American Ballet Theater

First black woman promoted to principal dancer in company's 75-year history

The American Ballet Theater has promoted Misty Copeland to principal ballerina, making her the first black female principal ballerina in the company’s 75-year history.

Copeland, who has been with the company for 14 years and …

Vacancies

The Place employs over 100 full time, part time and regular sessional staff. Job vacancies as they arise are listed in this section, and an …

True love... <3 Photo: Luciana Voltolini *Incastonata in uno specchio

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Misty Copeland Is Promoted to Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theater

Misty Copeland was fast becoming the most famous ballerina in the United States — making the cover of Time magazine, being profiled by “60 Minutes,” growing into a social media sensation and dancing ballet’s biggest roles on some of its grandest stages. But another role eluded her: She was still …

Performing Arts

Adult Open Division

Overview

The Adult Open Division is designed for adult dancers of all ages and abilities. Whether a student has years of dance experience or wants to …

'Tatiana' ballet by John Neumeier

Katherine Grange of the Royal New Zealand Ballet