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  • n  a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
  • n  music written for a ballet

  • The attempted stage illusion, like the ballet to which it belonged, was handsome, arrestingand just short of convincing.
  • Considering the sad record of the past, the idea of a good German ballet troupe might seem as implausible as a Nepalese surfing club.
  • It could be argued that the American ballet style was born on April 18, 1944, when an unknown dancer named Jerome Robbins (teamed with an almost equally unknown composer named.
News & Articles

  • Previewing Louisville Ballet's 2013-2014 season
    Louisville Ballet presents a mix of classics, traditional favorities, and contemporary works during its 2013-14 season. Louisville Ballet presents a mix of classics, traditional favorites, and contemporary works during its 2013-14 season.
    June 13, 2013 - Louisville.com
  • Boulder Ballet brings dance to Broomfield for Ballet in the Park
    Broomfield ballet lovers have long enjoyed a perennial family outing that has only grown in popularity over the years. Ballet in the Park, a community function of Boulder Ballet, is in its ninth season and will visit the Broomfield Amphitheater Sunday for a night of dance. Enthusiasts are encouraged to come early, bring a picnic and enjoy the romantic juxtaposition of casual and royal that is ...
    June 11, 2013 - Broomfield Enterprise
  • Ballet - Pre
    Let your child experience the joys of dancing! These ballet classes teach poise, coordination, and classical ballet technique in a positive and imaginative atmosphere.
    June 11, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
Quotes

  • Prince William in Times Online
    Prince William, 24, said: "The idea is we wanted to get artists that our mother really loved, and then artists that both Harry and I enjoy, and in the middle with the ballet and Andrew Lloyd Webber - obviously she loved her dancing and her...
  • Cyd Charisse in guardian.co.uk
    In 1996, Charisse recalled her reaction on entering the movies: "Ballet is a closed world and very rigid; MGM was a fairyland. You'd walk down the lot, seeing all these fabulous movies being made with the greatest talent in the world sitting there....
  • Twyla Tharp in USA Today
    Tomlin explained, "This is a woman who heard the Beach Boys and made a ballet."

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