Pennsylvania Ballet

Albert Gordon in Trigger Touch Fade. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev.
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Interview Over Morning Coffee with Ian Hussey, departing Principal Dancer at Pennsylvania Ballet

Since he met ballet at age of 8 when his parents brought him to the Academy of Music to see the Nutcracker by Pennsylvania Ballet, Ian Hussey lived a life…

Oksana Maslovaand Arian Molina Soca in GISELLE. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev.

GISELLE (PA Ballet): A ballet of true love

Angel Corella’s restaging preserves the tradition of the classic ballet and manifests true love onstage.

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The Authenticity and History of Giselle: Interview with Angel Corella of Pennsylvania Ballet

Eri Yoneda speaks with the artistic director of PA Ballet about his new production of Giselle.

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THE NUTCRACKER (PA Ballet): 50 years of a holiday treat

The Nutcracker is not just a lovely holiday tradition. It’s am ambassador for ballet, gaining fans who have never been to seen ballet before.

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PETITE MORT and World Premieres (Pennsylvania Ballet): Lamentation and Revolution

The exuberant choreography was spectacular, the dancers striking, and the dramatic finale stirred the viewers’ imagination.

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A World Premiere by a Pennsylvania Ballet Dancer: Interview with Russell Ducker

The experienced dancer and aspiring choreography spoke to Phindie days before his world premiere.

Pennsylvania Ballet Corps de Ballet Members Jacqueline Callahan, Zecheng Liang, and Nayara Lopes in George Balanchine’s JEWELS. Photo Credit: Alexander Iziliaev

JEWELS (PA Ballet): A dazzling season finale

Pennsylvania Ballet closed its 2017-2018 season with George Balanchine’s masterpiece, JEWELS

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GRACE & GRANDEUR (Pennsylvania Ballet): Ballet, in different eras

Pennsylvania Ballet’s fifth program of the current season is a historically intriguing.

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SWAN LAKE (PA Ballet): Pennsylvania Ballet refined through the classic

SWAN LAKE is the classic that people think of when they hear the word “ballet.”

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George Balanchine’s THE NUTCRACKER (PA BALLET): A spectacle of dancers, magic, and color

Pennsylvania Ballet invites you to a spectacle of dancers, dancing children, dancing toys, snowflakes, candy canes, and beverages, magic, and color.

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Theater in Sketch: ON EDGE (PA Ballet)

Pennsylvania Ballet’s new program, On Edge, is now at the Merriam Theater until November 12. Few companies could rehearse and mount a modern dance program only weeks after their Sleeping…

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ON EDGE (PA Ballet): Cutting-edge ballet by three striking choreographers

What is normal or abnormal? What is black or white? What is right or wrong? Or are those ideas all meaningless in this chaotic world?

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Challenges, Chances, Changes—Gender Equity in Concert Dance: Interview with Helen Pickett

Renowned choreographer Helen Pickett talks about her experience as a dancer and choreographer and her vision for younger people in the dance world

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RE/ACTION (Pennsylvania Ballet): Brilliant ballet by divine dancers

The company has gone through drastic changes since last season, some of which may have come with sorrow. Still they never stopped their devotion to ballet and to the Philadelphia art community.

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ROMANCE (PA Ballet): Fall in love with a provocative and diverse program

ROMANCE showcases the diversity and beauty of the Pennsylvania Ballet’s dancers.

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THE DELPHI PROJECT ANNUAL PERFORMANCE (with PA Ballet): Child’s play

Art is a way to express the truth. The truth of our emotions. The truth of our lives. The truth of ourselves.

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LE CORSAIRE (PA Ballet): A flamboyant and passionate ballet of the pirates

Pennsylvania Ballet’s LE CORSAIRE is as gorgeous and breath-taking as it should be.

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Choreographic Workshop (PA Ballet): Dance beginnings from Pennsylvania Ballet

Not only successful as a forum to provide opportunities and experiences to young choreographers and dancers, the Choreographic Workshop was also very well done as a performance.

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Edgar Anido on his Choreographic Workshop with PA Ballet II

Some of the talented choreographers took a moment to talk to Phindie about their choreographies and their thoughts.