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Columbia County Ballet's 'Nutcracker' is new every year

...longtime ballet master and artistic director for the New York City Ballet, created his own version of the production.Since...Balanchine's choreography, which is still used by the New York City Ballet 30 years after his death.Jones has danced the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-11-25/columbia-county-balle
'The Nutcracker' to be told four ways

...shopped and eaten their fill of turkey, she said.Dance Augusta director emeritus Ron Colton performed with the New York City Ballet in the 1950s, where he learned the choreography of George Balanchine. The Dance Augusta Nutcracker draws from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-11-20/nutcracker-be-told-fo
Five days filled with arts for fifth Westobou

...dancers and choreographers, but also composers, producers and filmmakers. Millepied has previously worked with the New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. He also choreographed the dance sequences in the critically acclaimed film The Black...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-06-26/five-days-filled-arts
L.A. Dance Project unites communities through art

...said Ben jamin Millepied, the founder of the dance project, who retired from a 15-year career with the New York City Ballet. "I wanted to build something that followed my own vision for the potential that a contemporary company can have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-10-03/la-dance-project-unit
Americans, Brezina star at Skate America

...he dressed as a pharaoh and she as a mummy in bandages ? had 156.29.American Isabella Tobias, a former New York City Ballet dancer, and Deividas Stagniunas, of Lithuania, took the bronze at 132.58. They got into the event when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-10-22/americans-brezina-st
'Nutcracker' to mark 40 years in Augusta

...Ballet, where Ron Colton first brought The Nutcracker to Augusta in 1971.Ron Colton, a former dancer with the New York City Ballet, joined George Balanchine's company in 1953, the year the choreographer unveiled his own spin on the story...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-11-16/nutcracker-mark-40-ye
Ballet Hispanico celebrates Latin culture

...leading voice in Latin American dance," said Jennifer Franks, executive director of the Augusta Ballet.Based in New York City, Ballet Hispanico was founded by Tina Ramirez in 1970. The company features 13 dancers and travels year-round.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-03-13/ballet-hispanico-cele
UGA music professor, trumpeter dies in wreck

...principal trumpet for the New York City Opera and played with the National Art Centre Orchestra in Canada and the New York City Ballet Orchestra. A member of the Canadian Brass for 24 years, Mr. Mills recorded more than 40 albums for RCA, Sony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/09/met_547491.shtml
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And the winners are ...2008 Stevies

...helping guide the organization through a period of intense change and scrutiny. Whether booking stars from the New York City Ballet or dealing with the details of the Slow Dancing installation at Augusta Common, Ms. Smith has handled her duties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/01/ent_506039.shtml
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Frozen in time

...Dancers seemed an obvious choice. Mr. Michalek is married to Wendy Whelan, the principal ballerina at the New York City Ballet. That relationship has immersed him in the dance world, and he finds the discipline and those who embrace it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/14/liv_473227.shtml
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