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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 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
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 …Performing Arts
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 …England
Misty Copeland, whose openness about race in ballet helped to make her one of the most famous ballerinas in the United States, was promoted on Tuesday by American Ballet Theater, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company’s 75-year history.
Her promotion — after more …Performing Arts
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 …Exercise
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American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland has become an unstoppable force—she first made headlines for becoming ABT's first black soloist in 20 years, then for writing an arresting memoir about her struggles with racism in the ballet world, then for being …Performing Arts
Youth Dance: Step into Dance @ Step LIVE! – 12 July, Sadler’s Wells London
Step into Dance end of year performance Step LIVE! 2015 is being held at …Dancing
We now have an opening for an Executive Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to provide high level executive support and …
Wonderful review: Shoreditch Youth Dance Company – 5th Year Anniversary Performance Platform by Nick Kyprianou
Richmix, London, Sunday 21 June 2015
Introducing: the Flexibility Band, a heavy duty
resistance band designed especially for dancers.
The continuous loop allows for hands-free
Royal Ballet USA: Meaghan Grace Hinkis on returning home to New York as part of the Summer 2015 Tour
Royal Ballet dancers' photographs from New York © (Clockwise from top left) Leticia Stock, Yasmine Naghdi, Meaghan Grace Hinkis, Sander Blommaert, …Performing Arts