This week has been full of ballet news… so, just in cased you missed it… here is a quick update..
The School of American Ballet has announced that Darla Hoover will succeed Kay Mazzo and Aesha Ash was appointed as associate chair. Jonathan Stafford remains the Artistic Director of SAB and NYCB. Meanwhile, NYCB just hired 7 new apprentices. (read more)
Joan Boada has been named the new associate director of Boston Ballet II. Peter Stark and Margaret Tracy both departed, and Mr. Boada was at the Kirov Academy. (read more)
New York is closing/cancelling numerous shows due to pandemic numbers…
Jorden Morris will be the new artistic director to Orlando Ballet. He was the resident choreographer, and acting artistic director after Robert Hill stepped down. A Ballet Education Covergirl Kenzie Thomas was promoted to the corps de ballet this week as well.
La Scala has delayed the opening of their season due to positive cases. (read more)
Les Grands Ballet cancelled performances due to cases. (read more)
The Sarasota Ballet opened Giselle instead of Nutcracker this Holiday Season.
Servy Gallardo’s trial date has been set for March 1, 2022. If you didn’t know, Servy was the Artistic Director at St Petersburg Ballet Conservatory in Gulfoport when he was arrested for numerous crimes.
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