Posts Tagged "ballet school"

(276) Michelle Manzanales, Director of Ballet Hispánico’s School of Dance

Posted by on 03.21.2022

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(104) Margaret Tracey, Director of Boston Ballet School

Posted by on 08.27.2018

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BONUS: San Francisco Ballet Dancers Ep. 2

Posted by on 05.11.2018

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(74) Philip Neal, Artistic Director of Next Generation Ballet and Former New York City Ballet Principal

Posted by on 01.08.2018

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Bonus Episode: More from Next Generation Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Posted by on 12.22.2017

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