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News from the world of dance.
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Adios José Martinez!
Spanish danseur étoile José Martinez bowed his farewell to the Paris Opera Ballet at 42 years and six months as French law requires.
Roland Petit: 1924 - 2011
Dance critic Patricia Boccadoro assesses the work and legacy of the great French choreographer who died suddenly in Geneva on Sunday.
Merce Cunningham: 1919 - 2009
It is impossible to remain indifferent to Merce Cunningham. One is either an admirer or detractor and so it has been for the last sixty years.
The Death of Pina Bausch 1940 - 2009
The dance world in Europe mourns the untimely death of Pina Bausch, the dancer and choreographer of genius, who died in Wuppertal on June 30th, at the age of 68.
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Agnes Letestu: Nomination d'une Etoile de Ballet
le 2 novembre 1997, Agnès Letestu interprétait Odette dans Le Lac des cygnes pour sa première apparition sur la scène du Palais Garnier après sa nomination comme étoile deux jours auparavant.
Aurélie Dupont, Paris's latest <I>étoile</I>
Amid cheers from her colleagues backstage at the Palais Garnier, the ravishingly pretty Aurélie Dupont was nominated "Etoile" on December 31st, 1998, after her performance as Kitri in Rudolf Nureyev's production of Don Quixotte.
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