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Miami City Ballet Names Lourdes Lopez, Former Balanchine Ballerina, to Succeed Edward Villella as Artistic Director

In a unanimous vote of 9-2, Miami City Ballet’s ‘Search Committee’ has chosen the Cuban-born and Miami-raised Lourdes Lopez as its new Artistic Director and the decision is making headlines throughout the world of ballet. Recipient of a full scholarship with the Joffrey Ballet school, accepted … Continue reading

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Isadora Duncan Dance Awards, Hosted by Val Caniparoli and Featuring Presenters Edward Villella & Joanna Berman, Honors All Five San Francisco Ballet Ballerinas for 2011’s “Many Faces of Giselle”

The 26th annual ‘Isadora Duncan Dance Awards’ event is one of the most anticipated in its history to date, given that living dance legend, Edward Villella, Founding Artistic Director of the Miami City Ballet and former New York City Ballet dancer, is one … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Hires New Cuban Soloist: Carlos Quenedit

Carlos Quenedit, San Francisco Ballet’s Newest Cuban Acquisition    On the cusp of its 2012 Gala, San Francisco Ballet welcomes a new male Soloist to its roster. Prior to joining the Company, Carlos Quenedit, who hails from Havana, Cuba, trained and danced with the National Ballet … Continue reading

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‘Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp’ Tonight, 10/28/11, on PBS’ ‘Great Performances’; Edward Villella on Balanchine

In less than an hour (Pacific Time) our local PBS stations will be broadcasting a new dance segment as part of their ‘Fall Arts Festival-Great Performances’ series and it should be a doozy. At 9 pm tonight (Pacific time-and most other time … Continue reading

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