Category Archives: Ballet + Dance/Dans

By far the top-earning ballet in America

Christmastime in the theatre in many countries also means The Nutcracker ballet.   Performances of The Nutcracker account for nearly half the annual revenue of American ballet companies.

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Celebrate World Ballet Day 2022

World Ballet Day is a moment when several companies all over the world open the studio doors to share the intimate work the professional dancers exert on a daily basis. Continue reading

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One of my teachers said: “Wouldn’t it be wonderful if I died tonight?”

I was very surprised to read that one of my teachers thought: “Wouldn’t it be wonderful if I died tonight?”‘ But soon I came to see and understand it was in the positive sense, a thought of some years ago, … Continue reading

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Onvoldoende beschermde cultuurwerkers hebben waardig statuut nodig

Zij die werkzaam zijn in de culturele sector behoren al eeuwen tot de minst beschermde mensen. Toen ik in de sector begon te werken was er zelfs geen pensioenvoorziening en moesten wij daar zelf voor instaan. Dit deden velen van … Continue reading

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Ballet Dancers Fleeing Ukraine Rubble Find Bucharest Stage

Originally posted on AMRAH:
BUCHAREST – Six ballet dancer who have fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion were warming up on Friday on the stage of the National Opera House in Romanian capital Bucharest. In the days after they left badly…

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Star Ballerina Olga Smirnova Quits Bolshoi Over Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Originally posted on AMRAH:
PARIS, France – One of the stars of Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet, Olga Smirnova, has quit the company over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and will instead dance for the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam. Smirnova, whose grandfather…

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Hongaarse ondermijning van Europese vrijheden

Promotie ongelijk aan over iets vertellen De verontrustende nieuwe hybride van democratie en autocratie De Europese Unie moet duidelijk op haar standpunten staan betreft de verdediging van elk individu in de Europese Gemeenschap haar vrijheden. Er moet ernstig op toegezien … Continue reading

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Bij het overlijden van een grootse artieste

In de jaren 1950-1960 mochten wij geen al te gemakkelijke jongeren geweest zijn. Na de afschuwelijke oorlogsjaren moest het land opgebouwd worden maar leek de wereld in een andere versnelling te geraken. Wij namen het hier in Europa niet meer … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Ballet paying tribute to Franceska Mann

Seventy-six years have passed, but few people have ever heard of Mann, even though she could easily have become a hero and a symbol. Perhaps her story sounds too far-fetched; perhaps it was simply shunted aside by the many other … Continue reading

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