The New York City Ballet 2012-2013

PROMOTIONS FOR THE NEW SEASON

Soloist, Ana Sophia Scheller promoted to Principal on May 19th
Soloist, Rebecca Krohn promoted to Principal on May 19th

THEY LEFT THE COMPANY

Principal, Charles Askegard left the company on october 2011 and joined the Ballet Next with Michele Wiles

Soloist, Adam Hendrickson announced his retirement

2 Soloists: Ellen Bar, Kathryn Morgan and Rachel Rutherford

8 CDB Dancers: Vincent Paradiso, Sam Greenberg, Stephanie Zungre, Lara Tory, Soshanna Rosenfield, Kaitlyn Gilliland, Maya Collins, Callie Bachman

NEW YOUNG CDB DANCERS OF THE NYCB

Peter Walker, Aaron Sanz, Joseph Gordon, Harrison Ball, Meaghan Dutton-O’Hara join as CDB Dancers

2012-2013 SEASON

Fall 2012: Fall Gala on September 20th

Greek Trilogy: Apollo – Orpheus – Agon
All Balanchine/Stravinsky Scherzo à la Russe (SAB) – Divertimento from ‘Le Baiser de la Fée’ – Danses Concertantes – Firebird
Black & White: Stravinsky Violin Concerto – Monumentum pro Gesualdo – Movements for Piano and Orchestra – Duo Concertant – Symphony in Three Movements
Balanchine & Robbins-Masters at work: Rubies – The Cage – Andantino – Symphony in C
Mixed Program: Duo Concertant – After the Rain – Moves – Hallelujah Junction
21st Century: Two Hearts – Year of the Rabbit (World Premiere) – Les Carillons


Winter 2013 (Jan 15-Feb 24)

Mixed Program: Serenade – Mozartiana – Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 – Swan Lake Pas de Deux – Allegro Brillante – Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 – Garland Dance – Mes Oiseaux – Herman Schmerman Pas de Deux – The Waltz Project – Glass Pieces – Year of the Rabbit – Vienna Waltzes – NY Export: Opis Jazz
See The Music Pgm: Divertimento ‘Le Baiser de la Fée’ – Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux – New Martins/Dalbavie – Variations pour une Porte et un Soupir – Concerto DSCH
Symphonic Balanchine: Western Symphony – Symphony in Three Movements – Symphony in C

The Sleeping Beauty

Spring 2013: May 9th – Spring Gala

All Balanchine: Who Cares? – Ivesiana – Tarantella – Stars and Stripes
All Rodgers: Thou Swell – Carousel – Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
All Robbins: Morton gould centennial – Interplay – Fancy free – I’m old fashioned
Balanchine & Robbins: Western Symphony – NY Export: Opus Jazz – Glass Pieces
All MArtins: Calcium Light Night – River of Light – Barber Violin Concerto – Fearful Symmetries
Contemporary Composers: Two Heart – New Wheeldon
Mixed Pgm: Sophisticated Lady – The Infernal Machine – Purple – Hallelujah Junction – West Side Story Suite
Tschaikovsky/American/Stravinsky: Serenade – Red Angels – Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux – Firebird
Tribute to Broadway: Fancy free – Carousel – West Side Story Suite

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The Miami City Ballet 2012-2013

PROMOTIONS FOR THIS NEW SEASON

Soloist, Renan Cerdeiro promoted to Principal Soloist
Soloist, Callie Maning promoted to Principal Soloist
Soloist, Kleber Rebello promoted to Principal Soloist

Apprentices, Lexie Overholt, Chase Swatosh, Chloe Freytag and Kara White promoted to CDB Member

SOME DANCERS LEFT THE COMPANY

Principal Dancer, Katia Carranza left the company
Principal Dancer, Jeremy Cox, left the company

NEW DANCERS OF THE COMPANY

New CDB Dancer: Cristal Segura from New Mexico

2 new Apprentices: Jovani Furlan and Christina Spigner

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2012-2013 SEASON

  • Program I: Les Patineurs, Apollo, Piazzolla Caldera
  • The Nutcracker
  • Program II: Divertimento No. 15; Duo Concertant ; DQ Pas de Deux ; Liam Scarlett World Premiere
  • Program III: La Valse, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, TSchaikosky Pas de Deux, Symphonic Dances
  • Program IV: Dances at a Gathering, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue

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The Mikhailovsky Ballet 2012-2013

NEW DANCERS OF THE COMPANY

The Company made a huge recruitement: 29 new dancers for the 2012-2013 season – 1 Coryphée and 28 CDB Dancers. To notice as well: 2 new Principal Dancers during the past season – the star couple Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev

Marcelo Gomes will be a Guest Principal. 

END OF 2012 SEASON

  • Giselle, ou Les Willis (Guests: Polina Semionova and Marcelo Gomes)
  • Don Quichotte (Premiere of the revisited version)
  • Swan Lake
  • LA Bayadère
  • Cipollino
  • Multiplicity / Premiere – Forms of Silence and Emptiness
  • Triple Bill by Nacho Duato: Without Words, Nunc Dimittis, Prelude
  • Kings of the Dance. The Best
  • Lady of the Camellias – The Hamburg Ballet
  • Laurencia
  • 22th November: Finale – Mikhailovsky Theatre Grand Prix
  • La Sylphide
  • Premiere – Romeo & Juliet
  • The Nutcracker
  • Cinderella
  • The Sleeping Beauty
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The Australian Ballet 2012-2013

PROMOTIONS FOR THIS NEW SEASON

Soloist, Amy Harris promoted to Senior Artist
Soloist, Rudy Hawkes promoted to Senior Artist

Coryphée, Vivienne Wong promoted to Soloist
CDB Dancer, Brett Chynoweth promoted to Coryphée

PROMOTIONS DURING THE SEASON 2012-2013

Coryphées, Ako Kondo, Brett Chynoweth, Dana Stephensen, promoted to Soloists
CDB Dancers, Dimitry Azoury and Calvin Hannaford, promoted to Coryphées

Ty King-Wall promoted Principal Dancer on April 2013

SOME DANCERS LEFT THE COMPANY

CDB Dancers: Kristy Corea  and Jessica Wood

Principal Dancer Mr Ramos left the comany at the end of the 2013 season for Europe.

NEW DANCERS FOR THE NEW SEASON

Benedicte Bernet, Joseph Chapman, Jasmin Durham, Brodie James, trained at the Australian Ballet school have been engaged as CDB Member.

Christopher Rodgers-Wilson, BRB Dancer, joined as CDB Member during the season 2011-2012

END OF THE 2012 SEASON

Melbourne & Sydney – Sept-Nov: Icons

Melbourne & Sydney – Sept-Dec: Swan Lake

Perth – October: Romeo & Juliet « This is ballet on a grand scale, encompassing love, death, betrayal and spirituality, with Murphy’s signature modern take. » Ballet News

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Ballet de l’Opéra de Paris 2012-2013

#ERRATUM#: Oubli d’un sujet – Caroline Robert est bien sujet de l’Opéra de Paris pour la saison 2012-2013

NEW ETOILES OF THE PARIS OPERA BALLET

Une année exceptionnelle pour les Premiers Danseurs de l’ODP: 3 nouvelles Etoiles ont été nommées

March 7th, 2012 – La Bayadere: Josua Hoffalt appointed Etoile as Solor
March 23th, 2012 – La Bayadère: Ludmila Pagliero appointed Etoile as Nikiya (casted because of a lot of Etoiles’ injuries)
June 17th, 2012 – La Fille mal gardée: Myriam Ould-Braham appointed Etoile as Lise

March 27th – Caremn: Eleonora Abbagnato nominated Etoile!

PROMOTIONS INTERNES DU CORPS DE BALLET Nov 2012

Sujet, Valentine Colasante, promoted 1ère Danseuse
Coryphées, Eleonore Guérineau, Marine Ganio, and Pauline Verdusen promoted Sujets
Quadrilles, Marion Barbeau, Emilie Hasboun and Sae Eun Park promoted Coryphées

Sujet, Audric Bezard, promoted to Premier Dancer
Coryphées, François Alu and Yann Chailloux promoted to Sujet
Quadrilles, Mathieu Contat and Jérémy-Loup Quer promoted to Coryphées

THEY LEFT THE COMPANY 

Etoile, ClaireMarie Osta retired on May 13th as Manon in L’Histoire de Manon
Etoile, Agnes Letestu annouced she will retire on September during La Dame aux Camelias

Sujet, Laure Muret left the company on March 17th
Nathalie Aubin, Béatrice Martel, Céline Talon, and Bertrand Belem  are not Sujets anymore.

AUDITIONS DU CORPS DE BALLET

Concours d’entrée interne: Alice Catonnet, 1ère Division student for the second year – engaged in the CDB ; Antonio Conforti – engaged

Concours d’entrée externe: Sae Eun Park (surnuméraire this year) – engaged ; Antonin Monié-Cesse (surnuméraire) – engaged

Some Surnuméraires: Victoire Debay, Camille De Bellefon ont été bien classés et devraient avoir des contrats de surnuméraires. Axel Alvarez (Royal Ballet School student) a le droit également à un contrat de surnuméraire. Loïc Piraux and Philippe Solano en ont un aussi.

2012-2013 SEASON

This new season 2012-2013 is more contemporary than pure classical ballet with A Marie Agnès Gillot creation, Bejart’s, Forsythe and Brown’s variation. In Opera Bastile you still can admire some grand ballets: Don Quichotte or La sylphide, however no swan lake, or R&J or Sleeping Beauty this year!

Sept-Dec 2012 – Palais garnier: George Balanchine ; Marie-Agnès Gillot/ Merce Cunningham ; William Forsythe/ Trisha Brown
Sept-Dec 2012 – Opéra Bastille: Don Quichotte
Jan-March 2013 – Palais Garnier: Ballet Preljocaj ; Kaguyahimé (Kylian) ; Hommage à Rudolf Noureev ; Roland Petit
Apr-July 2013 – Palais Garnier: Béjart/Nijinski/Robbins/ Cherkaoui, Jalet ; La Sylphide
Apr-July 2013 – Opéra Bastille: Troisième symphonie de Gustav Mahler ; Signes

  • 02-22 Dec 2012: démonstrations de l’école de danse
  • 15 April 2013: Tricentenaire de l’école française de danse
  • 17-18 April 2013: Spectacle de l’école de danse
  • 20 Avril 2013: Gala des Ecoles de danse du XXI siècle

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Princess Grace Awards

Princess Grace Awards – Dance 2012 Winners

  • Jamal R Callender, Ballet Hispanico of New York
  • Albert Gordon, TWB
  • Franco Nieto, Northwest Dance Project
  • Raymond S. Pinto, The Juilliard School-Dance Division
  • David Schultz, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
  • Beckanne Sisk, Ballet West

Princess Grace Awards – Dance 2011 Winners

  • Alisa Alba, The National institute of Flamenco
  • Joseph Gorak, ABT
  • Margaret Mullin, PNB
  • Jeffrey Van Sciver, Dominican University / Lines Ballet
  • Casia Vengoechea, The Julliard School Dance Division
  • Frederick ‘Pete’ Leo Walker, North Carolina dance Theatre

Princess Grace Awards – Dance 2010 Winners

  • Craig Black, The Juilliard School-Dance Division
  • Ashley J. Jackson, Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet
  • Rachel Meyer, Dominic Walsh Dance Theater
  • Andrea Parson, northwest Dance Project
  • Brett Perry, Trey McIntyre Project
  • Andrew Wojtal, California Institute of the Arts
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22/07/2012 – Leslie Heylmann

 

  • Born in Sao Lepoldo, Brasil
  • Trained at the Palucca Schule in Dresden
  • Joined the Ballet Sinos
  • Danced with the Ballet Concerto
  • 1998: Joined the Dresden Ballet
  • Reached the rank of Principal
  • 2008-2010: Joined the Hamburg Ballet
  • 2010-2011 season: Danced with the Dresden Ballet
  • 2010-2011: Returned to the Hamburg Ballet as Soloist
  • 2012: Promoted to Principal Dancer

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