Dance performance COMPASSION is much more than an aesthetically intricate, physically attractive and visually convincing image of contemporary ballet, brought in by Kjara’s Dance Project.
COMPASSION is the story of everyone’s life. It answers to eternal questions of existence and meaning, our endless need of social acceptance that can never be fulfilled, deforming our true selves to the point of becoming unrecognizable. comPASSiON is a universal love story. Touching in its fragility and exciting with the hope it is bringing. The choreographer Kjara Stari? and her dancers find an answer in compassion. Not in the fake compassion of commercial humanity feeding its glutting ego, but in a compassion that thrives in recognition of urgency to overcome egocentric individualism of today’s society, in the compassion born from love for the other and of the world as the only possible paradise.
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“I Was Just A Card” by Laura Marling Produced by EMI Records Directed by Kate Jablonski & Brian Lipchik Choreographed by Kate Jablonski Featuring: Tadas Varaneckas & Ellery Tomaszkiewicz Ensemble Dancers: Cassie Biggane, Brittany Bolek, Kristen Brusich, Kayla Galvez, Amanda Hejna, Julia May, Karina Sanchez, Kathleen Sullivan, Caitlin Yore *Filmed at Foundations Performance Center lauramarling.com […]
Maria Chapman, principal dancer at Pacific Northwest Ballet, demonstrates how she uses Satellite City Hot Stuff instant glue to strengthen her pointe shoes by hardening specific area. This process can make your pointe shoes last up to twice as long! How many pairs do you go through in a year? Would you like to buy fewer shoes
From Miami, Florida Founding Member and Principal Dancer of the Carolina Ballet Lilyan Vigo Ellis was born in Miami, Florida where she began her study of dance training privately with Liana Navarro. Ms. Vigo attended Harid Conservatory for two years and graduated from North Carolina School of the Arts in 1996. Ms. Vigo came to […]
Carolina Ballet is one of America’s premiere arts organizations. Launched as a professional dance company in 1997 under the direction of Artistic Director/CEO Robert Weiss, Carolina Ballet has since garnered critical praise from the national and international media, staged 80 world premiere ballets, and toured internationally in China and Hungary.
Some of the most beautiful dance footage you will ever see. Filmed at sunset overlooking the ocean in Fire Island. Romantic, poetic sensual,flowing with tenderness and scored with a delicate solo piano.
Misa Kuranaga – is a Japanese ballerina at the Boston Ballet, initially trained at the Hinushi Kaoru Ballet School in her native Japan and then received additional training at the School of American Ballet in New York City. Before joining Boston Ballet in 2003 she was a member of the San Francisco Ballet. In Boston she was promoted to soloist in 2005 and to principal dancer in 2009. She received a scholarship award at the Prix de Lausanne competition in 2001 and also won a gold medal as a Junior in the Moscow IBC that same year.
Boston Ballet, founded in 1963 by E. Virginia Williams, and Sydney Leonard, was the first professional repertory ballet company in New England. Boston Ballet’s national and international reputation developed under the leadership of Artistic Directors Violette Verdy (1980–1984), Bruce Marks (1985–1997), and Anna-Marie Holmes (1997–2000). Today, Boston Ballet is one of the major ballet companies in North America and among the top companies in the world.