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Royal Caribbean Auditions at WDM Italy

World Dance Movement (WDM) recently hosted Royal Caribbean Productions Auditions at WDM Spain, which was held at the beautiful Institute of the Arts in Barcelona. Next, auditions for this cruise line will be presented at WDM Italy on Sunday, July 23.

On the auditions, WDM Marketing Director Daniela Iorli said, “It's an amazing opportunity

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Isadora Duncan Dance Residency in Greece

Modern dancers are invited to join Lori Belilove for an inspiring 10-day

residency at The Isadora & Raymond Duncan Dance Research Center in Athens, Greece this July.

As Greek art, mythology and philosophy greatly influenced and inspired modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan, Greece is the perfect place for dancers to study her

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Tim Podesta working on more U.K. shows

M&T inMotion was founded by international choreographer and director Tim Podesta, founder of PROJECTion Dance, and Mara Galeazzi, star dancer of London's Royal Ballet, after the two first collaborated in 2015 to much success. These innovative and creative minds have now been busy working on various projects.

In March, M&T inMotion

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Ad Deum prepares for an eventful summer

Houston-based Ad Deum Dance Company, directed by Founder Randall Flinn, is preparing for a busy summer. Beginning in June, the organization will present concerts in its home city, host its summer intensive, travel to a teaching conference, hold company auditions, tour to Europe for outreach activities and visit cities along the eastern seaboard.
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Gauthier Dance touring to Canada and NYC

Just a few days after Gauthier Dance in Germany celebrates its first decade with the anniversary production BIG FAT TEN, the company will leave to tour North America. The tour starts in the Canadian capital Ottawa before taking to New York City. The company hopes to conquer the Big Apple with seven shows of Marco Goecke's award-winning NIJINSKI at The Joyce

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Russian-Italian connections in ballet history

When Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov choreographed their version of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, which had its original production in Moscow, the principal ballerina was an Italian named Pierina Legnani, whose spectacular fouettes were incorporated into the now famous Black Swan pas de deux. When the Bolshoi Ballet Academy needed a ballet master in 1861, the

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American named a Prix de Lausanne winner

Lauren Hunter, a 15-year-old from California, was named one of the eight prizewinners of the 2017 Prix de Lausanne International Ballet Competition over the weekend. Along with seven other competitors, she was awarded a scholarship that will allow her to choose among the 68 prestigious partner schools and companies of the competition.


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Matthew Bourne receives elite QEII Award

On Friday, June 24, Darcey Bussell CBE, in her capacity as President of the Royal Academy of Dance, escorted Sir Matthew Bourne to Buckingham Palace for an Audience with Her Majesty The Queen. As Patron of the Royal Academy of Dance, The Queen presented the recently-knighted Sir Matthew Bourne with the Academy’s Queen Elizabeth II Coronation (QEII)

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Bayerisches Staatsballett performs live online

Leading ballet company Bayerisches Staatsballett in Munich, Germany will broadcast its performance of Le Corsaire worldwide live on Sunday, June 12 starting at 3pm (C.E.T./ Berlin.) This is the company’s only live broadcasting in the current 2015-16 season.

Featuring company principals in major roles, Le Corsaire is, at its core, a pirates

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