Posts Tagged ‘School of American Ballet’

New York Family: Weekend Planner, May 11-13

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This weekend’s edition of fun around town is all about the mamas. From a two-day garden party (Mr. Sun, please stay!) to workshops for all ages and stages—New York Family wishes you and yours a very delightful Mother’s Day. FRIDAY Aspiring dancers ages 6-10 should head to Chinatown’s PS 124 to audition for the prestigious [&hellip
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Searching for Downtown Prodigies: The Turning Point for Jesse Manning

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By Beth Mellow Almost three years ago, 14-year-old Jesse Manning moved to New York City with no family and the chance to pursue his passion: ballet. Originally from Orlando, Fla., Manning studied at the School of American Ballet near Lincoln Center for a summer as a young teen. The school was so impressed with him [&hellip
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Dancing to Their Dreams

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By Alice Robb Alexander Peters didn’t have the chance to dance at his high school prom, but he will soon dance full-time as a member of a professional ballet company. The West Sider, 19, spends seven hours a day in dance classes and rehearsals, leaving little time for academics or socializing. Alex and classmates Lily [&hellip
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