NBA Ballet promises a fine and varied show

Nov 22, 2016

NBA Ballet promises a fine and varied show

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The NBA Ballet is set to stage an eclectic bill at Saitama Arts Theater next month, comprising the world premieres of two modern works and 1958's contemporary-style classic, "Stars and Stripes," by the so-called "father of American ballet," Russian-born George Balanchine. Not only do the ...

Young K-Ballet School dancers get set for the big time

Feb 19, 2014

Young K-Ballet School dancers get set for the big time

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The splendid news about two Japanese high school students' outstanding achievement swept around the world this month. Not only did 17-year-old Haruo Niyama from Nagano Prefecture win first prize at the super-prestigious annual Prix de Lausanne competition for young amateur classical ballet dancers, but 15-year-old ...