Tag Archives: San Francisco Ballet The Little Mermaid

To Russia with Love: San Francisco Ballet Adds Moscow, Hamburg, & Sun Valley, Idaho to its 2012 Summer/Fall Tour; 4 Principal Dancers to Perform Neumeier’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ on Neumeier’s Home Stage

San Francisco Ballet’s First Visit to Russia  Well, well, well. As if tonight’s world premiere of Edwaard Liang’s Symphonic Dances wasn’t enough to cheer about… …or the fact that San Francisco Ballet will already be going to London and Washington, D.C. … 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’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Nominated for Esteemed ‘Rose d’Or’ Arts Documentary & Performing Art Award

(Enjoy the slideshow above) If you have seen San Francisco Ballet’s production of John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid, either live or ‘filmed live in HD for PBS and DVD release’, it will not come as a surprise to hear that it has been nominated for … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Fans: Help Odette’s Ordeal Get into 2011’s Top Twenty Dance Blogs!

Top Twenty Dance Blogs Contest Well, as usual, Odette has procrastinated till today (Odile’s fault!)-the deadline to be accepted into Dance Advantage’s 2011’s Top Twenty Dance Blogs Contest. The good news?: You can still vote for Odette’s Ordeal by simply commenting on this post, … Continue reading

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Complete Cast, Bios, Synopsis, and Reviews of San Francisco Ballet’s Production of Neumeier’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ on DVD, Blu-Ray and PBS’ ‘Great Performances Presents’

~~~Mermaid Musings~~~  First things first, since this may be the only place you can find it online: the complete ballet libretto (the ‘story’ part of a ‘story’ ballet or opera for you newbies) for John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid ballet, … Continue reading

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PBS’ Great Performances Presents: ‘The Little Mermaid’ from San Francisco Ballet Tonight at 9pm PST and EST

   Like many of you who saw this ballet live (including some who joined me in attending both evenings of filming in early May this past San Francisco Ballet season), tonight is a night we San Francisco Balletomanes have been  eagerly anticipating:   Tonight, … Continue reading

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The Royal Ballet’s Giselle Simulcast With Marianela Nunez

Marianela Nuñez Carries Royal Ballet’s Giselle Simulcast Film (or: ‘No Wings on Wilis!’)  This is not a review-just some quick random observations, while adhering to ‘Odette’s Golden Rule’ (“If you can’t say something nice, don’t say it here”). About that … Continue reading

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