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Basic Principles of Classical Ballet: Russian Ballet Technique (Paperback)
by Agrippina I-Akovlevna Vaganova

Agrippina Vaganova 1879-1951: Her Place
in the History of Ballet and Her Impact
on the Future of Classical Dance

by Peggy Willis-Aarnio
(Hardcover - November 2002)



Agrippina IAkovlevna Vaganova (Seriia "Zhiznž v iskusstve") by V Krasovskaia



Born to Be Wild - The Leading Men of American Ballet Theatre
DVD



Ballet Companies on the Web http://www.dancer.com/dance-links/ballet.htm
Alphabetical index of ballet companies on the net, compiled from the newsgroup alt.arts.ballet

For Ballet Lovers Only http://www.for-ballet-lovers-only.com/
A site dedicated to the two major Russian ballet companies, Kirov-Mariinsky and Bolshoi, presenting photos, pictures and biographies of some of the world's greatest ballerinas and dancers




The Pointe Book: Shoes, Training & Technique (Paperback)
by David Howard (Foreword), Sarah Schlesinger, Janice Barringer Inside Ballet Technique: Separating Anatomical Fact from Fiction in the Ballet Class (Paperback)
by Valerie Grieg, Naomi Rosenblatt (Illustrator)


Royal Ballet of Flanders http://www.koninklijkballetvanvlaanderen.be/nl/
Site available in English, German and French.

Compa˝Ýa Nacional de Danza http://cndanza.mcu.es/english/english.htm
Reviews and information on tours, repertoire, workshop and staff. Based in Madrid, Spain.

Isidora Kresic http://www.geocities.com/isidora2000/
Personal home page includes professional (performing) and personal photos.

MenWeb - Men's Issues: Why I'm Dancing Now http://www.menweb.org/jurek.htm
John Jurek's essay on his personal experience with ballet and how it's viewed by society. From March 1996 issue of M.E.N. Magazine.

Caroline's Page of Ballet http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/9061/
Personal web site dedicated to pointe dancers.

JP's Ballet Pages http://parkenet.org/jp/intro2bl.htm
Resume of Janet Parke Preslar, ballet teacher and choreographer; choreography catalog, beginner's guide to pointe shoes.

Deal, Philip http://www.philipdeal.com/
Based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Ballet instructor with classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, hip hop, and tap. Also undertakes choreography work. Site includes biography, pictures, information about the teaching center classes and instructors and information about the Philip Deal Dance Project.






Toy Lavalle http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Theater/3642/
Performing Artist with Georgia Ballet.

Kaori Nakamura and Olivier Wevers, dancers with Pacific Northwest ballet http://www.kaolivier.com/
Professional dancers profiles, photographs, reviews, performance schedule, repertoire.

Dance With Michelle http://www.bestweb.net/~mditroia/dance/dwm.cgi?welcome
Ballet home page hosted by Michelle Di Troia, graduate of the NYC School of Performing Arts.

Bubenicek Otto and Jiri http://www.hometown.aol.com/ottobubenicek
Principal dancers of The Hamburg Ballet. Photo gallery, modeling shots, videos.

Anna Sokolow from my point of view http://www.yair-haklai.co.il/
A series of original articles and links. Includes personal experiences of the author with the dancer.


100 Lessons in Classical Ballet : The Eight-Year Program of Leningrad's Vaganova Choreographic School (Paperback)
by Vera S. Kostrovitskaya Step-By-Step Ballet Class (Paperback)
by Royal Academy of Dancing

Bolshoi Ballet http://www.bolshoi.ru
One of the oldest and greatest ballet companies of the world.

For Ballet Lovers Only http://users.skynet.be/ballet-lovers/
A site devoted to the two major Russian ballet companies, Kirov and Bolshoi, presenting photos and biographies of some of the world's greatest dancers.

Ballet Companies Russia http://www.aha.ru/~vladmo/bal_comp.html
Links to various russian ballet companies.

Kinetic http://kinetic.dance-net.ru/english.html
Moscow-based contemporary dance company.

Moscow City Ballet http://www.mtu-net.ru/smirnov-ballet/
Classical Ballet of Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.




Article: The Bolshoi Off Balance http://www.life.com/Life/essay/bolshoi/bolshoi01.html
A breathtaking ballet photography composition from Life magazine, questioning what was happening to the Bolshoi company in 1997, in the turbulent times of the collapse of USSR.

The Saint-Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theatre http://www.csa.ru/Inst/gorb_dep/database/spb/makarov/index-ballet.html
About the theatre company, repertoire, and photographs.

Ardani Artists Russian Ballet Company http://ardani.com
This site is about performing arts program presented by Ardani Artists including Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, Red Giselle, Tchaikovsky, The Karamazovs, Requiem, My Jerusalem, Russian Hamlet, choreography by Boris Eifman, music set by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Schnittke, Bizet, Musorgsky. Sergei Danilian, the president.

The Kremlin Ballet Theatre http://www.kremlin-ballet.strana.de/eu/index.htm
Past performances, pictures, dancer profiles, and reviews.



Leonard Ajkun http://hometown.aol.com/ajkun/
Albanian principal dancer's homepage includes biography and pictures.

Christopher Espinosa http://members.aol.com/dancer5287/CE1.htm
Resume, biography and photo gallery.

Ian Poulis http://www.geocities.com/stinger784/ianpoulis.html
A look at one of America's up and coming stars of the ballet world.


Bella Dancerella Home Ballet Studio with DVD Instruction Disc and Ballet Slippers - Exclusively at Toys Sandra Noll Hammond

the-ballet.com http://www.the-ballet.com
An interactive website designed to educate people about ballet, from the history to the technique of ballet to great performances and dancers.

BalletWeb Index http://www.novia.net/~jlw/
Featuring photo essays, commentary, QuickTime animations, and a page of reader-submitted ballet jokes, plus notes about dance photography.

Ballet Instructor Website http://www.balletinstructor.com
Provides twelve forums with live chat, audition (job) postings, questions and answers, commentaries (dance reviews), newsletter, recommendations to performing arts related music, videos, and books.

Dancers' Domain http://www.angelfire.com/oh2/chezsarah/dance.html
Come here to improve your technique and have some fun too. Excellent advice on pointe and an active message board. Updated frequently.

Footnotes http://www.soundventure.com/web/footnotes/
"Finally, ballet presented on television in a fresh, modern, and truly insightful manner - for ballet fans; new and old. World class dancer, Frank Augustyn brings a wealth of hands-on experience to the series, along with several other international ballet celebrities."





Blue Diamond Dance http://www.adult-ballet.com
Comprehensive website for adult ballet students: how to increase turnout and flexibility, diet for dancers, international listing of teachers of adult students, and a message board.

On Your Toes http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/Strasse/5503/
Dance tips, book store, information on injuries, stretching, pointe shoes, and terminology.

Ballet Aust http://www.ballet.aust.com
An informative site for lovers of ballet, dance and the performing arts. Australian focus.

Delirivm Dance Theater http://orbita.starmedia.com/~delirivm1
Group from Brazil for those 50 years old and older. Awards, repertoire and pictures.

Terpsichore http://stores.andale.com/terpsichore
An on-line store selling rare and out-of print ballet books, programs, original photographs and autographs, from the Pavlova and Diaghilev period to now. Interesting items added frequently. Free search for any item not listed.

Margot George Balanchine : The Ballet Maker (Eminent Live... by Robert Gottlieb
Bolshoi Ballet in the Park - Divertissements / Irek Mukhamedov, Nina Ananiashvili, Ludmila Semenyaka DVD (2005) Choreography By Balanchine / Tzigane, Andante from Divertimento No 15, The Four Temperaments, Selections from Jewels, Stravinsky Violin Concerto Suzanne Farrell - Elusive Muse DVD




Culture Kiosque: Dance http://www.culturekiosque.com/dance/
Edited in Paris, Dance magazine includes features, interviews and photos of dance stars and choreographers, reviews, commentary and a calendar of major European ballet and modern dance productions by European journalists and dance critics.

Ballet.co http://www.ballet.co.uk/
Online magazine with news, interviews, features and postings about all things ballet and dance in the UK.

Ballettanz http://www.ballet-tanz.de/
Europe's leading magazine for ballet and contemporary dance

Pointe Magazine http://www.pointemagazine.com
The essential source of information for a career in ballet.

Ballet-Dance Monthly http://www.ballet-dance.com
An online monthly magazine covering ballet, modern dance and other forms of performance dance from around the world. Reviews, interviews, features, galleries.





Ballet Alert http://www.balletalert.com/
Devoted to classical and neoclassical ballet. News and views on ballet, ballets, and dancers. Performance calendars. Forums.

Ballet in Russia http://www.aha.ru/~vladmo/digest1.html
Scholarly articles, reviews, and photographs.

DanceArt.com http://danceart.com/
Ezine for dancers, including articles, art, chat and message boards, interviews with famous dancers, advice from teachers. Learn about dance, ballet and pointe shoes, costumes.

Ballet http://www.suite101.com/welcome.cfm/ballet
Provides articles and links related to ballet.






Vaganova: A Dance Journey From Petersburg To Leningrad by Vera Krasovskaya, et al (Hardcover) Ballet in Western Culture: A History of Its Origins and Evolution by Carol Lee (Paperback  - July 2002)

San Francisco Ballet http://www.sfballet.org
The homepage of the San Francisco Ballet. It includes dancer biographies, the company's repertory, and schedules.

American Ballet Theatre http://www.abt.org/
Information on the upcoming season and Quicktime videos of various ballet positions and steps.

Ballet Austin http://www.balletaustin.org/
Official web site for the company, as well as the Academy of Ballet Austin. Performance details and class schedules. Training from beginner to professional level.

Pacific Northwest Ballet http://www.pnb.org/
An exciting young ballet company based in Seattle, Washington, USA. Season runs from September through June.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre http://www.pbt.org
Homepage of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, the professional and classical ballet company of Western Pennsylvania


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Boston Ballet Company http://www.bostonballet.org/
The world-class classical ballet company founded by E. Virginia Williams in 1965.

Dance Theatre of Harlem :: a neoclassic dance company http://www.dancetheatreofharlem.org/
Widely acclaimed as a major cultural institution encompassing a world-class ballet company, an accredited school of dance, the Dance Theatre of Harlem School, and a national and international arts education and community outreach program.

Oakland Ballet http://www.oaklandballet.org/
Since its founding in 1965, Oakland Ballet has been internationally noted for its meticulous recreation of significant ballets from the era of Serge Diaghilev's legendary Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo.

Houston Ballet http://www.houstonballet.org
Schedules, ticket and performance information, and artist profiles and news.

Alonzo King's LINES Ballet http://www.linesballet.org
San Francisco Bay Area Contemporary Ballet Company





Ballet Pacifica http://www.balletpacifica.org/
Ballet Pacifica, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "Orange County's most prominent dance troupe," features new and exciting works combining energy, innovation and elegance.

New York City Ballet http://www.nycballet.com
The official page of America's premiere ballet company.

Louisville Ballet http://www.louisvilleballet.org
Louisville Ballet reaches an audience of over 100,000 each year.

Ballet Memphis http://www.balletmemphis.org/
Studio images, history, current season and recent shows, tickets and news. Ballet Memphis presents an annual touring program, with performances in communities throughout Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Kentucky.

Peninsula Ballet Theatre http://www.peninsulaballet.org
Offering ballet from the company in the San Francisco Bay Area for dance, and performing arts.




Ashton - The Dream / Ethan Stiefel, Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo, American Ballet Theater   	Ashton - The Dream / Ethan Stiefel, Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo, American Ballet Theater
DVD ~ Sir Frederick Ashton La Bayadere

Pennsylvania Ballet http://www.paballet.org
Information on the season, kid's section, and dancer biographies.

Carolina Ballet http://www.carolinaballet.com/
Aspires to be one of America's premier arts organizations. A talented company with fiscally responsible management and community support, exposes audiences to traditional ballets by legendary masters and new works by inventive choreographers.

The Washington Ballet http://www.washingtonballet.org/
Founded in 1976 by the great American ballet pioneer Mary Day, the Washington Ballet is considered one of the country's finest ballet companies.

Ballet Internationale http://www.balletinternationale.org/
Classical dance in Indianapolis

Festival Ballet of Rhode Island http://www.festivalballet.com
Performs several major productions for the Rhode Island and surrounding Massachusetts community.


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Ballet West - A World Class Journey http://www.balletwest.org/
Recognized by the public and the ballet world as an American company of international stature and a cultural flagship of the western United States (Salt Lake City)

Texas Ballet Theater http://www.texasballettheater.org/
Professional company performing in Dallas and Fort Worth. Includes news, history, ticketing, pictures and information on educational outreach programs and auditions.

Cincinnati Ballet http://www.cincinnatiballet.com
A classically based professional ballet company based in Cincinnati, Ohio

Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley http://www.balletsanjose.org/
Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley has risen like a phoenix from the ashes of Cleveland/San Jose.

Atlanta Ballet http://www.atlantaballet.com/
Performance schedule, ticket information, classes, newsletter, online store.






Jose Mateo's Ballet Theatre http://www.ballettheatre.org/
Nonprofit professional performance company and school in Harvard Square. Site includes company history, performance schedule, and dancer bios.

BalletMet Columbus http://www.balletmet.org/
Professional dance company and academy in Columbus, Ohio. Information on the company, academy, current season.

North Carolina Dance Theatre http://www.ncdance.org/
Finely tuned artists who bring passion and personality to every performance.

Richmond Ballet http://www.richmondballet.com/
Professional ballet in Richmond, VA.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo http://www.trockadero.org/
Founded in 1974 by a group of Ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesti.




Miami City Ballet http://www.miamicityballet.org/
Founding Artistic Director Edward Villella; includes details on events, the company, press releases, school, comprehensive link listings and tickets.

American Repertory Ballet http://www.arballet.org/
Repertory, artist and staff biographies, and season and touring schedules for New Jersey's foremost ballet company.
Milwaukee Ballet http://www.milwaukeeballet.org/
Performance schedule, school, ticket and benefactor information for this 30-year old acclaimed classical company.

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet http://www.aspensantafeballet.com/
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, formerly called Aspen Ballet Company, is a company of eleven classically trained dancers who perform the works of some of the world's foremost choreographers.

Alabama Ballet http://www.alabamaballet.org/
Promotes and fosters the development of classical and contemporary ballet through performances, education, and community outreach; details on dancers, appearance schedules, and tickets.


Ashton - The Dream / Ethan Stiefel, Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo, American Ballet Theater   	Ashton - The Dream / Ethan Stiefel, Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo, American Ballet Theater
DVD ~ Sir Frederick Ashton La Bayadere

Kansas City Ballet http://www.kcballet.org/
The state ballet of Missouri

Diablo Ballet http://www.diabloballet.org/
California's Boldly Innovative Ballet Company

Colorado Ballet http://www.coloradoballet.org/
Performance schedule, ticket information, and cast biographies.

Ballet Idaho http://www.balletidaho.org/
Ballet Idaho, led by Artistic Director Toni Pimble, presents a diverse mix of classical and contemporary work that draws national recognition and local acclaim.

Nevada Ballet Theatre http://www.nevadaballet.com/
A leader in shaping a vibrant cultural landscape for Southern Nevada, NBT continually strives for excellence in its dynamic and imaginative performances





New York Theatre Ballet http://www.nytb.org/
New York Theatre Ballet has become the nation's most widely-seen chamber ballet ensemble, offering a distinctive classical repertory which includes contemporary choreography as well as classical works by many of the greatest choreographers of this century.

Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance http://www.terpsicorps.org
Asheville, North Carolina's only fully professional ballet company featuring the choreography of North Carolina Dance Theatre's founding director Salvatore Aiello and new works by former NCDT dancer Heather Maloy.

Albany Berkshire Ballet http://www.berkshireballet.org/
Regional dance company with locations in Albany, New York, and Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Site includes schedule and audition information.

Ballet Arizona http://www.balletaz.org
Lists the company's upcoming events, news/info, dancer profiles, etc.

City Ballet of San Diego http://www.cityballet.org/
Information on company performances, ballet school offerings and special ballet education programs




New Jersey Ballet Company http://www.njballet.org/
Since 1958, New Jersey Ballet has been an integral part of the artistic and cultural landscape of New Jersey. New Jersey Ballet features dancers of international stature from the United States, Russia, Bulgaria, Japan, South America and Mongolia.

Sarasota Ballet http://www.sarasotaballet.org/
Sarasota Ballet of Florida (Robert de Warren, Artistic Director/CEO) professional ballet on the west coast of Florida

Ballet Oklahoma http://www.balletoklahoma.com/
It's not what you think. It's a whole new experience in dance.

Honolulu Dance Theatre http://www.honoluludancetheatre.com/index2.htm
Honolulu's premier ballet organization specializing in original productions such as "Billy the Kid" "Frankenstein" and "Scrooge".

American National Ballet School and Company http://www.anbdm.org
Professional dancers offering world class performances with small town charm and teaching a wide variety of classes including ballet, tap, and jazz.





James Sewell Ballet http://www.jsballet.org/
Official Site for the celebrated James Sewell Ballet. The Twin Cities Ballet. Combining Modern Dance with Classic Ballet Style. Enjoy the 2000-2001 Season.

Ballet Florida http://www.balletflorida.com/
Performance and instructional company. Repertoire, current season schedule, student tuition, and ticket information.

Maine State Ballet http://www.mainestateballet.org
Maine's premiere professional ballet company established in 1986 by former New York City Ballet dancer Linda MacArthur Miele.

Chamber Dance Project http://www.chamberdance.org/index.html
An international level ensemble performing new and contemporary ballets with live music on the intimate scale that intensifies an audience's experience.

City Ballet of Los Angeles http://www.cityballetofla.org/
Designed to become a nationally recognized classical dance company with innovative choreographers from around the world, to will not only stimulate and unify the multifarious community, but also cultivate young dancers in the refined world of the arts.



Raiford Rogers Modern Ballet / LA Chamber Ballet - Los Angeles http://www.raifordrogers.com
Official site of Raiford Rogers Modern Ballet / LA Chamber Ballet - Los Angeles

Fugate/Bahiri Ballet NY Home Page http://www.balletny.org/home.htm
A New York City-based ballet company, founded in 1997 by former New York City Ballet Principal Ballerina Judith Fugate and International Guest Artist Medhi Bahiri.

DANCE ALIVE! http://www.dancealive.org/
Professional ballet company located in Gainesville, Florida. Scheduled/upcoming events, auditions, technical rider information and company history.

Ballet Magnificat http://www.balletmagnificat.com/
World's premier full-time professional Christian ballet company committed to presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ through dance. (Jackson, MS)

Rebecca Kelly Ballet http://www.rebeccakellyballet.com
An internationally acclaimed contemporary ensemble based in Soho in New York City and the Adirondack Mountains. It brings to the stage an earthy and lyrical classicism fused with modern and ethnic.



Tulsa Ballet http://www.tulsaballet.org/
Something new, something old, something daring, something bold. The best of comedy and drama. The best of plot and purpose. The best of artistry and athletics.

Ballet Theater of New Mexico http://Btnm.org
An Albuquerque based company. This site contains information on performance schedules, ticket information, classes and workshops.

Minnesota Ballet http://www.minnesotaballet.org/
This professional company of twelve dynamic artists, home-based in Duluth, Minnesota, now tours internationally and throughout the country.

State Street Ballet http://www.statestreetballet.com/
Founded in 1994, State Street Ballet is proud to present a talented international cast of sixteen dancers (seven men and nine women), from Germany, Russia, France, Canada, and throughout the United States, with guest artists from some of the finest companies in the world. (Santa Barbara, CA)

Configuration Dance http://www.configurationdance.org/home.html
Principal dancers Catherine Batcheller and Joseph Cipolla established Configuration with the aim of drawing together leading dancers, choreographers, and musicians in a spirit of collaboration. The company fosters continuing relationships with artists from many different backgrounds





The Georgia Ballet http://www.georgiaballet.org
Professional ballet company and school in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Site includes company and school information, photo galleries, and dancer and teacher bios.

Ballet Quad Cities http://www.balletquadcities.com/index.html
As the only professional company in the area, Ballet Quad Cities provides classical and contemporary dance to the entire community through outstanding performances, entertaining lecture-demonstrations and innovative educational outreach programs for people of all ages. (Rock Island, IL)

Maximum Dance Company http://www.maximumdancecompany.com
South Florida's premiere contemporary ballet company. The Company presents dance performances of high energy, passion and drama, pushes the boundaries of ballet and encourages multi-disciplinary collaborations.

Northern Ballet Theatre http://www.nbti.org
Northern Ballet Theatre, New Hampshire's only professional ballet company. Home of Northern Ballet Theatre Dance Centre.

Columbia City Ballet http://www.columbiacityballet.com
Columbia, South Carolina's premier professional ballet company.


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Charleston Ballet Theatre http://www.charlestonballet.com/
Professional dance company recognized for an eclectic repertory of modern and classical works by renowned choreographers; includes company news, details on workshops, and a performance calendar.

Mark Foehringer Dance Project http://www.mfdpsf.org
Contemporary Ballet Company, based in San Francisco, performing internationally.

Northern Plains Ballet http://www.npb.org/
(Bismarck, ND)

Nashville Ballet http://nashvilleballet.com
This site contains information about Nashville Ballet, its affiliated dance school, its performance season, and its outreach programs.

Inland Pacific Ballet http://www.ipballet.org/
Offering exquisitely staged productions of the classics and presenting the finest in contemporary choreography, Inland Pacific Ballet is a treasured cultural resource to an ever growing audience. (Los Angeles, CA)


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Bodiography Contemporary Ballet http://www.bodiographycbc.com/
Bodiography Contemporary Ballet is a performance retreat for technically proficient, passionate, versatile, and artistic dancers who celebrate the beauty of their physique. It is an ensemble dedicated the performance of contemporary ballet by bodies in their most natural form.

American Contemporary Ballet http://www.americancontemporaryballet.com/
Incorporated for the purpose of bringing ballets of the highest artistic and technical level to audiences in New York City and elsewhere.

Lexington Ballet Company http://www.lexingtonballet.org/
Professional classical, romantic, and neo-classical ballet in Lexington, Kentucky; includes company news, details on workshops, and a performance calendar.

David Taylor Dance Theatre http://www.dtdt.org/
Watching The David Taylor Dance Theatre you will be caught up in music, dance, and visual images so powerful you will be mesmerized and never want it to end.

Adam Miller Dance Project http://www.adammillerdanceproject.com
Adam Miller Dance Project is a professional dance group based in Hartford, CT, with the goal of creating and presenting new and cutting edge work in an effort to have people view dance in a different way.


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Indiana Ballet Theatre Northwest http://www.ibtnw.com/
Regional ballet company located in northwest Indiana. Annual production of "Nutcracker" each December.

San Diego Ballet Company http://sandiegoballet.org
Offers repertory of classical and ballet, artist development, and educational/community outreach.

First State Ballet Theatre http://www.firststateballet.com
First State Ballet Theatre provides performing opportunities to aspiring dancers and to present professional quality dance performances to audiences throughout Delaware and in nearby states.

Dance As Ever, New York City http://www.danceasever.org/
Performs the work of its founder and artistic director, Leigh Witchel. Upcoming performances, repertory.

Ballet Deviare http://www.balletdeviare.org
Contemporary ballet company located in New York City.



Great Pas De Deux - Fonteyn, Nureyev, Makarova, Dowell, Baryshnikov, Bessmertova, and more
DVD The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky / Sheherazade, La Spectre de la Rose, The Polovtsian Dances, The Firebird
DVD ~ Paris Opera Ballet


Anglo-American Ballet http://www.anglo-american-ballet.org/
Profile, who's who in the company, reviews, and repertoire.

Sandra Organ Dance Company http://www.organdance.org
SODC is a contemporary ballet ensemble which will expose a broader audience to provocative work with contemporary themes and music that will foster the appreciation of dance as an enriching art form.

The Blankenship Ballet Company http://www.blankenshipballet.com/
General information, performances, studio network, and contact information.

Contemporary Ballet Dallas http://www.contemporaryballetdallas.com./
Presents innovative performances and unique choreography that appeal to a wide audience, implementing outreach programs that make dance accessible to underserved communities, and providing low-cost, professional level dance training to young people and adults.

Company C Contemporary Ballet http://www.companycdance.org/
San Francisco based repertory company. Season schedule, roster, biography of director, audition and contact information.


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Anaheim Ballet http://anaheimballet.org
Company offers a repertoire of classical and contemporary works, while the school specializes in classical ballet as well as offering hip hop, jazz, tap.

Seros http://serosdance.org
Combining classical ballet technique, cirque training, unusual partnering, and various other dance forms, Seros creates new works on an intimate company of seven.

Ithaca Ballet Home Page http://ithacaballet.org/
Upstate New York's only professional repertory company.

Space T.U. Embrace Dance http://www.spacetuembrace.org
Space T.U. Embrace weaves an intricate blend of ballet, modern, contemporay and jazz movement into a dynamic synergy of dance. (Saint Paul, MN)

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre http://www.avaballettheatre.org
The professional ballet company of Reno, Nevada.




Pages To Pirouettes Website http://www.pages-to-pirouettes.com
This is the website of the Pages to Pirouettes dance troupe. We are a small ballet troupe located in the Philadelphia area and dedicated to bringing the classical story ballets to children.

Los Angeles Ballet, Artistic Directors Thordal Christensen & Colleen Neary http://www.losangelesballet.info
Premiering in 2005, this new classical dance company plans to present five ballets annually, including a new commission. Artistic directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary have had distinguished ballet careers with New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Royal Danish Ballet.

Ajkun Ballet Theatre http://members.aol.com/maltak777/AjkunBalletTheatre.html
New York State based dance company, features principal dancers along with young dancers about to enter the market.

The National Ballet http://www.geocities.com/nationalballet
Maryland's oldest professional ballet company. Known for its "...high artistic standards and strong technique".




Romeo and Juliet: A Timeline http://www.artslynx.org/dance/romeo_and_juliet.htm
Timeline from 1552 to 1977 plus quotes on the ballet.

Stage Designs of Richard Finkelstein http://www.rfdesigns.org/romeo.htm
Romeo and Juliet Ballet - The work of stage designer, Richard Finkelstein is profiled on this site

Footnotes Episode #5 http://www.soundventure.com/web/footnotes/episode5.html
Bravo Network's Romeo & Juliet resources.





Footnotes Episode #1 http://www.soundventure.com/web/footnotes/episode1.html
Illustrated episode rundown, resources.
ThinkQuest: Swan Lake http://library.thinkquest.org/21702/lite/swan.html
Synopsis of the original ballet
San Francisco Ballet "Swan Lake 96" http://www.paulb.com/sfbal7.htm
Paul Berenson's review




Classical Music Archives: Tchaikovsky http://www.classicalarchives.com/tchai.html
Over 260 complete works offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists. Two biographies, including that from the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. Timelines, search engine.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyotr_Ilyich_Tchaikovsky
Wikipedia entry with life and details of his ballets, operas, symphonies, concertos, and other works, with internal references to related people and topics, and external links.
Commentary on Tchaikovsky http://www.d-vista.com/OTHER/tchai.html
Essay and recommended readings.
P.I. Tchaikovsky Page http://tchaikovsky.host.sk/
Life and work of the Russian composer with MIDIs, links, gallery, poll, fan club, and recommended CDs.
Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky http://www.classical.net/music/comp.lst/tchaikov.html
Recommended biographies, scores, and recordings with MIDI audio samples and further information from Classical Net's Basic Repertoire List.


 	The Magic of Russian Ballet / The Nutcracker, Return of the Firebird, Petrushka, Scheherazade, Essential Ballet, Kirov Ballet DVD Shchedrin - Anna Karenina - The Bolshoi Teathre (1980) DVD
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0006318/
Filmography at Internet Movie Database (IMDb) lists movies and television programs based on or otherwise using his music. Also brief biographies and related material.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky http://www.recmusic.org/lieder/t/tchaikovsky.html
Entry at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page with list of vocal works linked to lyrics, many with translations. Russian texts in Cyrillic and transliteration.
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840 -1893) http://www.lambda.net/~maximum/tchaik.html
Peter As A Child, The Marriage of Tchaikovsky, The True Loves of Tchaikovsky, Sugar Plum Fairies, The Death of Tchaikovsky.
Peter Tchaikovsky http://www.classiccat.net/tchaikovsky_p/index.htm
Biography, links, and directory of MP3 audio files made available by their performing artists from Classic Cat.
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky http://www.karadar.it/Dictionary/tchaikovsky.html
Karadar Dictionary entry with life, works, catalogue, operas, portraits and other illustrations, related composers, MIDI audio samples, and libretti and song texts.



Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky http://www.classical-composers.org/cgi-bin/ccd.cgi?comp=tchaikov
Listing of major works by genre, biography, photograph, and links from the Classical Composers Database.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky http://utopia.knoware.nl/~jsmeets/cgi-bin/ccd.cgi?comp=tchaikov
List of works, brief biography, and links from the Classical Compsers Database.
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich http://www.wqxr.com/cgi-bin/iowa/cla/learning/grove.html?record=9215
Grove Concise Dictionary of Music entry at WQXR radio with early life, education and influences, growth and development, achievements, marriage and homosexuality, and circumstances of death. Includes works list.
Kunst der Fuge | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikowski http://www.kunstderfuge.com/midi-t.htm#Tchaikovsky
MIDI files (freely downloadable) of the complete "Swan Lake", "The Seasons", Fugue for piano; also WMA / MP3 files.
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky - mfiles classical composer listing http://www.mfiles.co.uk/Composers/Peter-Ilyich-Tchaikovsky.htm
Short biography, an introduction to his key musical output, and music examples (Sugar Plum Fairy).



Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) http://www.naxos.com/mainsite/default.asp?pn=Composers&char=T&ComposerID=1033
Brief biographical sketch, caricature, summaries of operas, ballets, and fantasy overtures, and of orchestral, concerto, chamber, piano and vocal music. With Naxos discography.
From Pain Comes Beauty: Pyotr Tchaikovsky http://www.humanitiesweb.org/human.php?s=c&p=c&a=i&ID=54
Brief biography, list of key works, suggested reading, timeline, quotes, additional resources, and links from Humanities Web.



Essential Ballet: Stars of Russian Ballet DVD 
~ Kirov Ballet (DVD) 
part 2 balanchine celebration part 1

Edgar Degas

Alicia Alonso:Prima Ballerina Assolu (1958) DVD

Adam - Giselle / Carla Fracci, Rudolf Nureyev, Ida Menozzi, Mauro Maiorani, Patrizia Lollobrigida, Rome DVD



Grace Under Pressure DVD


The Art of Alexandre Benois & Leon Bakst
Theatre of Reason Theatre of Desire

by Skira Edotore (Editor)
(Paperback - December 1999)

Adam - Giselle with Karen kain
Frank Augustyn, National Ballet of Canada DVD


Music of Shakespeare

Cygne

Edgar