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The PA Ballet: ‘Director’s Choice’

The Pennsylvania Ballet Company presents “Director’s Choice” from May 8th to May 11th at the Academy of Music.

04/26/2014

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Ballerinas Gear Up For World’s Largest Student Ballet Scholarship Competition

Semi-finals for the world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition is going on this weekend at Swarthmore College.

01/11/2014

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Police: Bulgarian Ballerina Dies After Broad Street Hit-Run

Philadelphia police say a young ballet student, struck by a hit and run driver early Sunday morning, has died.

03/20/2012

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A Look At What It Takes To Join A Philadelphia Dance Company

Philadelphia Dance Academy and Philadelphia Youth Ballet Director Lori A. Lahnemann shares her tips and advice for budding dance talent.

02/27/2012

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New Book Discusses The History Of African American Ballet Dancers In Philadelphia

A local author recently published a book on the history of African American ballet dancers in Philadelphia.

02/19/2012

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Pennsylvania Ballet Makes Final Preparations For Holiday Run of ‘The Nutcracker’

The Pennsylvania Ballet’s performances of “The Nutracker” begin Saturday. It’s a perennial holiday favorite.

12/09/2011

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Philadelphia Dance Theater Performs The Nutcracker

The Philadelphia Dance Theater had their annual Nutcracker performance this weekend at the Kurtz Performing Arts Center at the William Penn Charter School.

11/27/2011

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New Ballet At The Wilma Theater Inspired By Musicians At South Philly School

The choreographer and the composer for Ballet X dance company visited the Andrew Jackson school looking for inspiration for the next production.

11/03/2011

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Ceremony Honors America’s Little-Known ‘First Ballerina’ At Philadelphia Cemetery

It took more than a hundred years, but “America’s first ballerina” now has a gravestone.

05/19/2011

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Health Watch: New Workout Targets Problem Spots For Women

There is a new workout that targets female trouble spots – arms, bellies and bottoms. It’s a combination of ballet, pilates and yoga.

05/12/2011

Swan Lake

For more information on “Swan Lake” by the Pennsylvania Ballet, visit the website.

02/16/2011

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Movie Review: Black Swan 

“Black Swan” is an intense, outlandish, excessive, and fascinating melodrama, cinematically choreographed by director Darren Aronofsky (“The Wrestler”).

12/09/2010

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