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News: Dance

American Ballet Theatre Establishes Jennifer Alexander Memorial Fund
19 Dec 2007
American Ballet Theatre has announced the formation of The Jennifer Alexander Memorial Fund, to honor the late Jennifer Alexander, a beloved member of ABT's corps de ballet who perished in an automobile accident earlier this month.

ABT Dancer Killed in Auto Accident Returning from Performance
11 Dec 2007
Jennifer Alexander, a 35-year-old dancer with American Ballet Theatre, was killed on Dec. 2 in a ten-car automobile accident on Route 3 in East Rutherford, New Jersey, not far from Giants Stadium.

A Father's Holiday Wish: Washington Ballet's Nutcracker to Be Broadcast to U.S. Troops Worldwide
05 Dec 2007 -- The Washington Ballet is granting a holiday wish for Lt. Col. Frank Johnston, a Marine currently serving in Iraq. His daughter, Isabelle Johnston, is performing in TWB's The Nutcracker for the first time this year. Knowing that he would not be home in time to see Isabelle perform live, Lt. Col. Johnston contacted the Ballet to see if there was still some way he could see his daughter's debut as a Mouse.

An Etoile Is Born at Paris Opera Ballet's Casual-Dress Nutcracker
21 Nov 2007 -- The ongoing strikes at the Opéra National de Paris have forced the company to make do under some difficult conditions, but a performance two nights ago turned into a major occasion nonetheless.

Paris Opera Ballet Dances Nutcracker Without Costumes (Thanks to Strike) (19 Nov 2007)

ABT Studio Co. Gets New Name (09 Nov 2007)

Bill T. Jones to Host Benefit for Dancers Responding to AIDS in NY; Premieres and Rare Appearance by Atlanta Ballet (09 Nov 2007)

Shaker Hymns and Dancing Finns: Tero Saarinen's Borrowed Light Premieres at BAM (08 Nov 2007)

Iceland Dance Company Finishes First U.S. Tour at Brooklyn Center (07 Nov 2007)

Live Performance by Philip Glass, World and NY Premieres in Molissa Fenley and Dancers' Season at Joyce Theater (06 Nov 2007)

Choreographer Igor Moiseyev Dies at 101 (05 Nov 2007)

ABT Premieres New Ballet by Jorma Elo, With Music by Philip Glass and Décor by Chuck Close (28 Oct 2007)

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