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DDP RELEASES ONLINE INDEX OF WORLDWIDE BALLET PROGRAMMING
Dance Data Project® (DDP) today announced the creation of the 2020-2021 Season Status Updates resource, an online tool that provides a listing of programming changes for both U.S. and international ballet companies. The resource, which will continue to be updated in real time, details the most recent information regarding company seasons and the specifics of COVID-era programming (e.g., virtual, live, drive-in, etc.).
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All Arts: Watch: Misty Copeland Talks Books and Why She Champions Ballet
By Isabella Boylston 17 September 2020 When I came up with my wish list of artists to interview for Ballerina Book Club, Misty was at the top. She’s changed the game and inspired me and so many. In addition to all of her accomplishments in the ballet world, she’s a best-selling author. One of the […]
Global Conversations with Kelly Tweeddale | Navigating Challenging Times Ep. 2
The DDP team had a wonderful time getting to know San Francisco Ballet’s Executive Director, Kelly Tweeddale, for Episode 2. Her conversation with Liza covers everything from the initial lockdown in SF, to her years of experience as an arts administrator, and the important lesson she learned in her 40s. Kelly Tweeddale is the current Executive Director of San Francisco Ballet. Her career in the arts has seen her lead not just in ballet, but in symphony and opera, too. Previously serving the Seattle Opera and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, her work has long emphasized advocating for women in leadership,...
Global Conversations with Tamara Rojo | Navigating Challenging Times Ep. 1
We are honored to introduce the second round of #Global ConversationsDDP — Navigating Difficult Times with an interview with Tamara Rojo, ballet legend, QUEEN of fouettes (among other things) with the highest arches in the ‘biz, and artistic director and lead principal of the acclaimed English National Ballet. Read More Tamara Rojo has been Artistic Director and Lead Principal Dancer of the English National Ballet since 2012. Her training and career began in Madrid with Victor Ullate. After winning a Gold Medal at the Paris International Dance Competition and a unanimous awarding of a Special Jury Award in 1996, she...