Classical ballet

‘Giselle’ de Troupe emphasizes non-inclusiveness in classical ballet | Culture & Leisure

Studying ballet as a teenager, Katy Pyle felt close to Giselle, the heroine broken by the love of classical ballet of 1841. A naïve young peasant girl who loves to dance, Giselle succumbs to the attentions of a nobleman in disguise, and when her betrayal is revealed, she goes mad and dies, moving on to […]

Classical ballet

The stars will shine in the classical ballet in the salons

By Bridgette M. Redman Contributing editor of the weekly Pasadena When there are world-class artists in an organization, giving them carte blanche can create stunningly beautiful works and breathtaking views. The Pasadena Civic Ballet (PCB) hosts two artist-in-residence – principal dancer Petra Conti and her husband, Eris Nezha, also a world-renowned dancer – who produce […]

Classical ballet

Miami Cuban Classical Ballet Presents Annual Gala

Miami Cuban Classical Ballet dancers perform in ‘La Vivandière Pas de Six’, one of the ballets to be presented at the Grand Classic Gala on June 5. Courtesy of Carlos Llano An annual gala is a tradition for most dance companies. Miami Cuban Classical Ballet is no different. CCBM will present its classic grand gala […]