New York City Ballet

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  • Russian Nutcracker Analysis

    On December 6th, I saw the Moscow Ballet 's Great Russian Nutcracker at the Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo, MI. The Moscow Ballet was on their 2016 National Tour. The choreographer Stanislav Vlasov, former soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet. Stanislav Vlasov reimagined the ballet and showcased his own view of the Great Russian Nutcracker. It was practically special because Western Michigan University symphony orchestra had the opportunity to play along side of the dancers. Throughout the ballet, I loved the dancers emotions and how there was not always movement going on. There could be a stillness on the stage but your attention was still caught because there was a reason for it, to develop the story line. As an audience member I really enjoyed…

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  • Html Persuasive Speech

    (-- removed HTML --) Gymnastics Equipment (-- removed HTML --) (-- removed HTML --) When your favorite gymnast lets you know they are ready to literally jump into gymnastics sports, it's probably time to examine the gymnastics equipment options that meet your unique situation. Even if you are a gymnast yourself seeking to open your own gym, then you'll need to know what features to look for in the equipment you'll be using. Here are some common considerations to look at, depending on the age…

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  • Anna Pavlov The Dying Swan

    Anna Pavlova was born on February 12, 1881, in St. Petersburg, Russia. She joined the Imperial Ballet School, were she made her company debut in 1899 and rapidly became a prima ballerina. Her way forward was performing in The Dying Swan in 1905, which became her mark role. She then joined the Ballet Russe in 1909 and formed her own company in 1911. Pavlova died in 1931, after contracting double pneumonia while on tour. Because Anna graduated as a coryphée, she was able to bypass the typical…

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  • The Importance Of Diversity In The World Of Classical Ballet

    necessity of reinforcement from educational institutions and professional ballet companies, or simply because there is still a probability of racism functioning in the ballet world. In order to examine on the reasoning for the lack of diversity in the world of classical ballet, it requires to go way back…

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  • Sinner Man Alvin Ailey Analysis

    Alvin Ailey was an American choreographer who was born in Rodgers, Texas but made his way to New York City through the years of his life. Before beginning on his own company Ailey studied and observed many other choreographers. For example, he observed Martha Graham and Doris Humphrey. He also was a student at Lester Horn’s dance school for many years. Ailey indulged very well in Horton’s style of dance and it displayed once Horton died. Alvin took lead as the company’s director. With the…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Life As A Baby

    on a team so I can learn how to play well with others. Also when I started middle school I joined the band club and learned how to play the piano and guitar. Since I grow up playing sports I never knew there was a kind of dance called ballet until I got to high school. Although that isn’t when I started dancing, I started dancing really late at the age of 17. I was 17 turning 18 when I first started dancing, and I started dancing because there was a girl I like that was a dancer so I thought why…

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  • Arts Education In New York City Essay

    Preserving Arts Education in New York City Public Schools When people think of education and the public school system, they usually think of the four core subjects such as english, math, history, and science. Often, forgetting about the importance of an arts education. Yet, it is performing and visual arts that enhance a student’s academic performance. Exposing children to the incredible world of dance, music, or even visual art allows them to think creatively. It allows them to think…

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  • Importance Of Charlotte

    Services essential to the success of Charlotte include all of those that cover the basic needs of citizens. No amount of government assistance can establish and grow a city. Citizens need markets, clothing, utilities, among many others. The city must have attractors to entrepreneurs and businesses. Most of those factors are naturally occurring including location, climate, and natural resources. Once established via whatever means, to maintain that city businesses must be free to provide the…

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  • The Harlem Renaissance Influence In America

    The unique, vibrant sounds from the mix of African culture and American culture created a new era for art, music, and literature. Not only did the Harlem Renaissance bring new types of entertainment, it was a decade that was important to African Americans and how they are represented in society. “The Harlem Renaissance was significant to the African American community because for the first time, African artists could earn a living and be critically acknowledged in their field. In all forms of…

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  • Descriptive Writing About A Restaurant

    Steam puffed out of manhole covers that dotted the road. Penn Station came out at an intersection where the air was filled with the melody of car horns, voices and footsteps. Authentic New York style pizza was something I had always wanted to try. Across from Penn Station was this little, uncrowded restaurant that served some very addicting garlic knots. It was impossible to just eat one. The pizza comes in large, thin slices which had just the right amounts of sauce and cheese. It was a…

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