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Pennsylvania Ballet Showcases Contemporary Choreography in February Program

Billowy fog, a red unitard and sneakers might invoke imagery of someone taking an early morning jog along Boathouse Row.

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George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ Returns to the Stage at the Academy of Music

In the traditional sense of the word, nothing is more holiday than seeing the Nutcracker Ballet at the Academy of Music. It has been a family tradition since I was a kid, and every year the story still holds the same delight for me. 

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Romeo & Juliet: a Perfect Evening Out with the Pennsylvania Ballet

The Pennsylvania Ballet presented the classic 1935 Prokofiev ballet “Romeo and Juliet."  Prokofiev wrote the music for the Kirov Ballet with a synopsis of the

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Pennsylvania Ballet Keeps Audiences on Their Toes with Four Contemporary Classics

The Pennsylvania Ballet took the stage of the Merriam Theater with Program IV on Wednesday night, presenting premieres by Jerome Robbins and William Forsythe, a timeless B

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BalletX: A Fall to Remember

 

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The Right Moves: BalletX’s Summer Series at the Wilma Theater

Perhaps it was a natural cultural chauvinism that kept me away from ballet for so long, even as my sister danced her way through elementary school and my mother eagerly anticipated the next season of the Royal Ballet, and later the Philadelphia Ballet Company.

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