People and Companies in the News
The Gallery at Lincoln Center in New York is displaying photos of New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre stars taken by the photographer Costas. The free exhibition continues through June 29 and includes dance posters, memorabilia, and autographs ... The George Balanchine Foundation would like to hear from anyone who danced in or saw the 1940 Broadway productions of Cabin in the Sky, Louisiana Purchase or any other stage or screen shows Balanchine choreographed. Your memories could help the foundation's research. Call 845/878-9451 ... Charlotte Griffin, profiled in Dance Magazine's May 2001 Young Dancer column, created a piece for Eliot Feld's BalletTech ... The New York City Ballet Workout is now available on video and DVD. Check out www.nycballet.com ... Manhattan-based Career Transition for Dancers will hold a workshop on June 4 that will help dancers create non-dance resumes. Call 212/581-7043 ... National Ballet of Canada soloist Christopher Body has taken a leave of absence to tour with the Broadway show Contact ... Sandra Tanzer, previously director of NYCB's ballet guild, is Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's new director of development ... Alberta Ballet's executive director, Greg Epton, has stepped down after thirteen years. Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen will fill in until a replacement is found ... Andrew Ward, director of The Benesh Institute, which promotes and develops Benesh Movement Notation, has left to focus on his role as marketing director for the Royal Academy of Dancing. Liz Cunliffe, the Institute's technical director, has taken over ... The Nashville Ballet's Kathryn Beasley left the company in April after thirteen seasons. Her final role as Cinderella was created for her by Artistic …
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Publication information: Article title: People and Companies in the News. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Dance Magazine. Volume: 75. Issue: 6 Publication date: June 2001. Page number: 44. © 1999 Dance Magazine, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.