CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 2000
American Ballet Theatre soloist Giuseppe Picone has been injured and will not dance the role of the prince today in the company's production of "Cinderella" at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa. Picone, scheduled to dance opposite Paloma Herrera, also missed Thursday evening's performance. Herrera will dance with Marcelo Gomes this afternoon. (714) 556-2787.
February 26, 1996 |
Just out of her teens, Paloma Herrera brings to the role of Juliet strength, freshness and a sense of living each moment to the fullest. In the Saturday matinee cast of the American Ballet Theatre "Romeo and Juliet," at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, she danced with great speed, force and surety.
July 12, 2009 |
In his native Italy, Roberto Bolle has achieved a degree of popularity unknown to ballet dancers in this country. His chiseled, handsome features -- not to mention his hunky torso -- are featured in magazine spreads and advertising campaigns. But he is also the real deal: a tall, supremely elegant dancer with exceptional line, harmonious plastique and partnering skills that have kept him in demand among leading ballerinas worldwide. "He's a perfect partner. He's so strong -- it's a pleasure.
January 4, 2004 |
It may not be exactly a Rose Adagio in Spanish Harlem, but American Ballet Theatre's "Dance Arriba!" program in New York City on Jan. 27 will celebrate Latino culture by presenting highlights from the company's classical and contemporary repertory far from its normal performing turf at Lincoln Center and City Center. The venue? Harlem's Apollo Theater.
January 26, 1993 |
In the dreadful 1987 film "Dancers," Julie Kent played an aspiring ballerina seduced by a corrupt company director, with their romance mirroring the plot of "Giselle." She didn't dance Giselle, however--a lack remedied on Sunday afternoon at the Performing Arts Center when she appeared opposite Jeremy Collins in the previously reviewed American Ballet Theatre staging.
December 2, 1993
American Ballet Theatre has announced casting for its new "Nutcracker," which will receive its world premiere on Friday and run through Dec. 12 at the Orange County Performing Arts Center. Information: (714) 556-2787. * Dec. 3, 8 p.m.: Yan Chen (Clara); Robert Wallace (Nutcracker Prince); Julie Kent (Sugar Plum Fairy); Robert Hill (Her Cavalier); Victor Barbee (Drosselmeyer). * Dec. 4, 2 p.m.: Ashley Tuttle, Gil Boggs, Christina Fagundes, Jeremy Collins, Guillaume Graffin. * Dec. 4, 8 p.m.