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  • Trisha Brown Has Died at 80 Trisha Brown, the choreographer and exemplar of the founding generation of American postmodern dance, died on Saturday in San Antonio. She was 80. Barbara Dufty, the executive director of Ms. Brown’s dance company, confirmed the death. Ms. Brown had been treated for vascular dementia since 2011.
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  • 2017 Oliver Award Nominees Announced Best Dance Production nominees: Betroffenheit by Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young at Sadler’s Wells Blak Whyte Gray by Boy Blue Entertainment at Barbican Theatre Giselle by Akram Khan and English National Ballet at Sadler’s Wells My Mother, My Dog And CLOWNS! by Michael Clark at Barbican Theatre
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  • NV Ballet Theatre Artistic Director to Step Down James Canfield, Nevada Ballet Theatre’s artistic director, will step down when his contract ends June 30, prompting NBT trustees to hire a consulting firm to coordinate a national search for his successor. Canfield, “a choreographer at heart,” is departing by choice, according to Nancy Houssels, who co-chairs the dance company’s board of trustees.
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  • Russell Janzen Named NYCB Principal Russell Janzen, a tall, broad-shouldered dancer known for his élan, was named a principal dancer at New York City Ballet on Sunday. Mr. Janzen, who grew up in Philadelphia, joined the company in 2008 and had his big breakthrough in 2014 as the protagonist in George Balanchine’s “Davidsbündlertänze.” Alastair Macaulay, the chief dance critic o...
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  • BAM President Harvey Lichtenstein dies at 87 Harvey Lichtenstein, who transformed a moribund Brooklyn Academy of Music into a dynamic showcase for cutting-edge performing arts and its Fort Greene neighborhood into a cultural hub during his 32 years there as the executive producer, died on Saturday at his home in Manhattan. He was 87.
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  • Harris Theater Appoints New CEO The Harris Theater for Music and Dance on Thursday announced Paul Organisak has been appointed its new president and CEO. Organisak comes to the Harris in Chicago from Pittsburgh, where he served jointly as vice president of programming for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, and executive director of the Pittsburgh Dance Council; his programming ...
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  • UK's National Dance Award Winners The awards were given for dance events that were shown in the UK between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016. The full list of winners is: Best male dancer: Chase Johnsey Best female dancer: Francesca Hayward Outstanding company: English National Ballet Best independent company: Gary Clarke Best classical choreography: Jonathan Watkins fo...
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  • Paloma Herrera Named Dir of Ballet Co at Teatro... La Nación reports Paloma Herrera has been named the director of the ballet company at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires.
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  • Martha Swope, Dance & Theater Photographer, Die... Martha Swope, whose crisp, compelling photographs of dancers and actors at work recorded nearly half a century of stage history, died on Thursday in New York. She was 88. The cause was Parkinson’s disease, said Jeanne Fuchs, her longtime friend and executor.
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  • UK Theater Designer Peter Farmer 1941-2017 Peter Farmer, a painter and leading figure in British theatre design, has died. Farmer worked extensively in ballet, both with The Royal Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet, as well as other major international ballet companies. He collaborated closely with Peter Wright, and made a considerable contribution to the repertory of BRB under Wright...
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Organization: Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet 
Job Location: Carlisle, PA
 

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet seeks a Director of Development who is the lead fundraiser and will create and implement a multi-faceted strategic and tactical development plan to increase financial support through major and planned gifts, annual fund, events, foundation and corporate gifts, and government funding. For a complete job description and information on how to apply, click here