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Wellington school presents 'Revolting Rhymes'

by the NZ National Business Review

Every year the School of Dance in Wellington presents a show especially for children. This year it is Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes...
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Making a song and dance about it


by the Guardian

"The centre is hugely important for all those Billy Elliot reasons," said Wieke Eringa, NBT's director of learning and access.

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"What is really cool about the scheme is the level of financial support - we may even be able to provide taxi fares in some cases. The essence of the scheme is a genuine attempt at diversity, both ethnic and geographical."
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Dance and music schools for Yorkshire talent

by DAVID WARD
the Guardian

Leeds is set to become the only city in Britain with new government-funded training centres for young dancers and young musicians.
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36 Brazos Valley dancers will appear in 'Nutcracker'

the Bryan-College Station Eagle

Thirty-six Brazos Valley dancers have been selected to perform Nov. 29 in Ballet Austin’s production of “The Nutcracker” in Rudder Auditorium on the Texas A&M University campus.
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Ballet to rumba, students in step at the U. of C.

by MIKE CONKLIN
the Chicago Tribune

Even if you don't know the merengue from a lemon meringue pie, be assured: Dancing is big at the University of Chicago. There are nearly a dozen student-driven clubs specializing in ballet, jazz, folk and modern dance, but here we're talking ballroom and swing.
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Poised for star futures!
By Diane Parkes, Evening Mail


Budding Billy Elliots will have the chance to find fame right on their doorstep after Birmingham's very own dance school opened its doors.

Nearly 200 students, aged 11-20, have started dance and National Curriculum classes at the purpose-built Elmhurst School for Dance, in Edgbaston.

The country's oldest dance school, Elmhurst has relocated from Surrey to a five acre site on Calthorpe Estate land, off the Bristol Road, after four years of planning the move.

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Veteran Choreographers, Young Dancers and a Program of Premieres

by ANNA KISSELGOFF
the New York Times

New Dances at Juilliard," a program both innovative and traditional, presented four robust premieres created for the Juilliard School's dance division ... Janis Brenner, Susan Marshall, Ronald K. Brown and Robert Battle were the choreographers. ... it was unusual to see all four on the same program.
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Longtime dance teacher gives disadvantaged kids a leg up -- with respect, reciprocity and a bit of discipline

Joshunda Sanders, SF Chronicle

The easy life is fast approaching for Albirda Rose, who has spent 32 years teaching dance. <a href=http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/11/16/DDGSL9QQG11.DTL target=_blank>more</a>


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Berkeley Ballet to spread cheer

By Suzanne LaFetra

Contra Costa Times

The piano tinkles in the background. "And lift ... and arabesque ... that's it, very sparkly and light, feet feet feet ... " Miss Corinne claps her hands, urging the dancers to cast their magical holiday spell.
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En pointe for 30 years, loving it

by WENDY WALKER
the Philadelphia Inquirer

The school specializes in teaching the Vaganova technique, named after a Russian dancer who taught in the mid-1920s, John White said. Academy students range in age from 5 to 75, Margarita White said.

Unlike many ballet schools, there are no recitals.
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Dancing in place

by CHRISTINA MITCHELL
the South Jersey Courier Post

And she is 93.

Alethia Vanaman has taught dancing to generations of local kids since she was 12, with more than 30 years in Atco. A former Radio City Rockette and a ballerina with the La Scala Opera Company in Philadelphia, she has danced around the world. But Vanaman never left her native Atco for very long.
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