Cranko


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Cranko

John. 1927--73, British choreographer, born in South Africa: director of the Stuttgart Ballet (1961--73)
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I feel that Cranko and Marcia Haydee's creative partnership, combined with the honest camaraderie in the Stuttgart company, led to a quiet revolution in the ballet world.
At 17, she took a boat from Cape Town to London with several others, including John Cranko, to audition for the Ballet Rambert.
The contribution for the construction of the new building for the John Cranko School represents a logical step in Porsche's continued sponsorship of cultural activities.
In the very few points on which Cranko differs from Tchaikovsky's highly selective adaptation of Pushkin, he doesn't return to Pushkin's original -- he moves further away.
The Joffrey's repertory includes notable works of John Cranko, Mikhail Fokine, William Forsythe, Jiri Kylian, Agnes de Mille and Paul Taylor.
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The ballet by South African choreographer John Cranko was created in 1969, inspired by Shakespeare's play of the same name.
Two-thirds of Stuttgart Ballet's dancers come from the John Cranko Schule, where artistic director Reid Anderson watches talent closely to assess work ethic and readiness.
In February, BRB will perform Three of a Kind (February 19-22), three pieces from a trio of revered choreographers John Cranko, George Balanchine and Kenneth MacMillan.
This was Cranko being cute with itemised numbers (and how old fashioned is that today?
1961, when the ballet director and choreographer of genius John Cranko started his work with the company, was an important milestone in its history.
The 1969 production from South African choreographer John Cranko is still entertaining and funny as it tells the tale of gentle Bianca and her ill-tempered sister Katherine, who must be tamed and married before Bianca's suitors can ask for her hand.