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Moscow Festival Ballet wows with “Giselle” production at VPAC

Moscow Festival Ballet performs Giselle at the VPAC on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins / Photo Editor)

Jasmine Burch

February 14, 2014

The Thursday night ended in a rapturous standing ovation when dozens of audience members rose to applaud the Moscow Festival Ballet at the Valley Performing Arts Center for their rendition of “Giselle”. The two-act ballet tells the tale of a peasant girl named Giselle who falls in love with Count ...

VPAC to host ‘Romeo and Juliet’ ballet on Valentine’s Day

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Jasmine Burch

February 12, 2014

Still having trouble planning the perfect evening for you and that special someone on V-day? Want to switch things up this year? How does a night at the ballet sound? This Valentine’s day, spend the evening enjoying the Moscow Festival Ballet’s romantic classics “Chopiniana” and “Romeo an...

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN promotes community and culture

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN promotes community and culture

Jonathan R. Diaz

December 2, 2013

Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de CSUN has been a part of the campus community since 1970. They perform traditional Mexican dances, or ballet folklorico, from various regions of Mexico. Though composed primarily of students, the group welcomes alumni, faculty and community members who have a passion for...

Harlem ballet teaches dance

Anna Osipova

February 3, 2010

Star rating: 4 out of 5 Dance Theater of Harlem took a new approach to ballet, an idea fairly familiar to them. From its start through Arthur Mitchell, DTH has always looked for ways to make their choreography and school unique while staying true to classical ballet technique. Somehow, they found ...

Dance lessons from Harlem ballet

Anna Osipova

January 25, 2010

Dance Theater of Harlem, as part of their national Access Initiative Tour, will be coming to CSUN Feb. 2 for what they call an Interactive Performance, or a demonstration. The demonstration will consist of an instructor, or a dance captain, who will interact with the audience, said Kathy Anthony, the ...

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