Performer: George Balanchine

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TokyoNew Year Ballet

Pugni, Auber, Tchaikovsky, Bizet
Jules Perrot; Anton Dolin; Victor Gsovsky; George Balanchine; The National Ballet of Japan; Paul Murphy; Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

New York CityGeorge Balanchine's The Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
Marius Petipa; Lev Ivanov; George Balanchine; New York City Ballet

MiamiThe Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
George Balanchine; Miami City Ballet

SeattleThe Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
George Balanchine; Pacific Northwest Ballet

PhiladelphiaPenn Ballet: George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
Marius Petipa; Lev Ivanov; George Balanchine; Pennsylvania Ballet
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Theme and Variations / √Čtudes opens in Budapest

A double bill that focuses on the purity of classical ballet form, in a fine combined 70th Anniversary celebration, excellently performed by Hungarian National Ballet.  
***11
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BalletNOW suffers from miscasting

BalletNOW returns to the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center in Los Angeles. The production features dancers from six different major ballet companies, but fails to impress.
***11
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A rare Jewels (second cast)

Being able to see all these dancers together was a rare opportunity to compare how differently they work and what each of them brings to classical ballet that is unique to them.
****1
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A rare Jewels

As dance experiences go, this one was hard to beat.
****1
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NYCB: Midsummer Night's Dream

When you add it all up, this was a perfect closing show. It wasn’t without flaws but they were minor and the good far outweighed the bad.
****1
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