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Alessandra Ferri: A Prima Ballerina Assoluta Defined

At 55, Italian dancer Alessandra Ferri has enjoyed a ballet career longer than most. The renowned ballerina has performed with the world’s most prestigious companies including the Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and La Scala Theatre Ballet, as well as with the best choreographers and dancers in the industry. “Ballet is not my job, it’s …

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Reviews: The Nutcracker

Sridhar – Belleville Incredible production – the choreography, dancers, sets, music … everything was exquisite.   Nazek Gappy – Bloomfield Hills Amazing!!   Family of Seven – Ohio Our multiage family tremendously enjoyed today’s production. The dancers, costumes, and live music were unforgettable. Also, the entire atmosphere from reindeer outside to crafts, treats, and photographic opportunities established …

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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company reviews

October 2018About this production Sue – LivoniaPowerful piece. The fight scenes are very well done. Glad this was done as one without intermission. Had not realized more than one hour had gone by, it was that interesting. Ellen Kahn – Detroit @ MOTMost unusual dance performance.The dancers were completely in sink with each other that wasremarkable. Difficult to understand …

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Exploring the “American tragedy” of “A Letter to My Nephew” from the Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company

Michigan Opera Theatre has prided itself on presenting a range of world-renowned and groundbreaking dance companies to Metro Detroit since 1996. This Saturday, we are proud to add the Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company to that roster, offering a powerful, thought-provoking piece about struggle and addiction different than performances we’ve offered in the …

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