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Tuesday, February 26th, 2002


8:00 am - ENGLISH
Constellation Change Screen Dance Festival ,

Festival Press Release



Dance Film Festival @ National Film Theatre & Genesis Cinemas

Coming Soon to National Film Theatre, Southbank and Genesis Cinema in East End, comes the 2nd Constellation Change Screen Dance Festival. The festival is one of the most exciting independent 'dance on film' festival's in the World, and takes place (Wednesday 20th & Saturday 23rd March 2002),programming two days of dance on film events. Each year the festival receives over seventy dance films from all over the world, mostly from European countries, but a large contingent are now from Canada, Australia, India, New Zealand and the United States.

Master Class

On Wednesday 20th March 2002, 09:30am-1.00pm,we present a half day Dance on Film - Master Class is led by Award Winning film Choreographers Liz Aggiss, Billy Cowie and Film director Bob Bentley. Participants, will learn all aspects of preparing, shooting, scoring and editing a dance for camera film. Admission £15.00 in advance

Debate

Also, on Wednesday 20th March 2002 (2.00pm- 4.00pm), the Festival holds it's inaugural debate focusing on dance within film. "How Does Dance on Screen MOVE dancers?" has a selected group of panellists including Rodney Wilson (BBC Dance For Camera), Jennifer McLachlan (Arts Council /Dance and New Media), and Carol Straker (Constellation Change Screen Dance Festival), Shakila Maan (Director, S&M Films) ,who share their views, with an interactive audience. Admission £6.00



International Dance On Film Screenings

On Saturday 23rd March 2002, Film Screenings take place at the Genesis Cinema, Mile End. Seven films , including five being shown in the UK for the first time. New work includes the Award Winning "When Dancers Go Bowling" by Philadelphia's Michael De Mirjian. MTV Wiz director Steve Harris brings "The Best Of Seven",which features Brooklyn's Creative Outlet. We also showcase work by innovative British-choreography talent. Choreographers Akram Khan, H-Patten, Samantha Birt also feature on the programme. Screenings 6.00pm & 7.30pm Admission £8.00



The Festival also proud to welcome Akin Souleyman and Amanda K.Scott French TV producers of "Launch" dance on Camera series . Also, Fauzia Mohomedein and Ghulam Mohomedein from the forthcoming dance documentary TV series "You Don't Dance Like Me".

Visit our website.

http://www.constellation-change.co.uk

FULL PROGRAMME

DANCE ON FILM - MASTER CLASS

Wednesday 20th March 2002

09.30am - 1.00pm

National Film Theatre

Belvedere Road

South Bank

Waterloo

London SE1 8XT

Admission £15.00

NFT Box Office 020 7928 3232

www.constellation-change.co.uk



Debate -"How Does Dance on film MOVE Dancers?"

Wednesday 20th March 2002

2.00pm - 4.00pm

National Film Theatre

Belvedere Road

South Bank

Waterloo

London SE1 8XT

Admission £6.00

(£2.00 off debate ,if booked with Master Class)

NFT Box Office: 020 7928 3232 Open 11.30am to 8.30pm.

Ticket availability: 020 7633 0274 24 hours.

In person bookings Mon - Thu 5.00pm-8.30pm,

Fri - Sun 11.30am- 8.30pm



International Dance on Film Screenings.

Saturday 23rd March 2002

6.00pm and 7.30pm

Genesis Cinema

93 - 95 Mile End Road

Stepney

London E1 4UJ

Admission £8.00

Genesis Box Office 020 7780 2000
 
Sunday, February 17th, 2002
8:00 am - ENGLISH
Washington, USA
Saturday, February 16, 2002
Kirov Ballet

SARAH KAUFMAN
Washington Post Staff Writer
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A19127-2002Feb15.html


JEAN BATTEY LEWIS
The Washington Times
http://www.washingtontimes.com/arts/20020216-28938.htm
 
Thursday, February 14th, 2002
8:15 am - ESPAÑOL
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8:00 am - ENGLISH
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre News

Coppelia (February 14-17, 2002), supported by the H.J. Heinz Company Foundation,
is a romantic comedy perfect for Valentine's Day weekend!

Look below for the show times:

Thurs., Feb. 14 @ 7:30 PM
Fri., Feb. 15 @ 8:00 PM
Sat., Feb. 16 @ 2:00 PM
Sat., Feb. 16 @ 8:00 PM
Sun., Feb. 17 @ 2:00 PM


Sprinkled with fantasy and mysticism, Coppelia is recognized as the most
significant comedic ballet of all time! An enchanting tale of an eccentric
toymaker's attempt to bring his doll to life, Coppelia was named in the list of
Best Dance of 1998 by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

"Orr's interpretation of Coppelia delights."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"Orr gives Coppelia new life in production."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

To order tickets just call 412.456.6666!
To receive five dollars off the normal single ticket price just mention code
F-EN when purchasing your tickets!

Betsy Ann Chocolates will be at all the Coppelia performances handing out free
samples before the show and at intermission!

Groups are eligible for special discount rates and backstage tours of the
Benedum Center! Call 412.281.0360 for more information.


Pre-Performance Programs for Coppelia:

Casual Classics Lecture Luncheons: This informal Lecture Luncheon takes place at
the PBT Studios on Thursday, one week prior to the opening of each production
except The Nutcracker. Lecture Luncheons begin at 11:30 AM with a light box
lunch at minimal cost. We then move into the studios where Artistic Director,
Terrence S. Orr and ballet masters, choreographers and dancers conduct a working
rehearsal. Mr. Orr gives background on the production and introduces any guest
artists that may be in town working on the ballet. A Q&A opportunity follows the
rehearsal.

Thursday, February 7, 2002


Opening Night Pre-Performance Lectures: Join our host for these informative and
entertaining lecture-demonstrations on opening night, from 6:00-7:00 PM in the
Benedum Center rehearsal studios. Guests may include members of our resident
artistic staff and/or visiting artists. Box suppers from the Fluted Mushroom may
be ordered one week in advance at a cost of $14 including beverage. For more
information or to order a box supper, call 454-9105.

Thursday, February 14, 2002


Talks with Terry: Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr will host an informal
conversation in the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, before the
subscriber matinee performance, on Sunday from 1:00-1:30 PM. Participants have
an opportunity to watch the dancers' class on stage and then participate in a
conversation with Terry about ballet, the artists, and the production they are
about to see. A Sunday Matinee ticket is required. Simply let the doorman know
you are there for Talks with Terry, and he will direct you into the theater.

Sunday, February 17, 2002


The Family Pointe: This Saturday Matinee "insider" preview is a new
Pre-Performance program designed to appeal to families with children between the
ages of five and fourteen. However, the programs may be enjoyed by children of
all ages and will provide an educational look at various aspects of the ballet
performance. The Program will be held from 12:30-1:30 PM in the Benedum Center
rehearsal studios. Come see how baseball skills seen on the diamond are
translated into ballet steps fit for the stage. Funded by the Lazarus Fund of
the Federated Foundation.

Saturday, February 16, 2002
 
8:00 am - ENGLISH
NEW BOOK - "Dance Critique"
The Association of Ballet Artists of Slovenia issued a new book called
'Dance Critique' based on the seminar which was lead by Richard Merz, dance and theatre critic from Zurich in November 2000 in Ljubljana. The book is bilingual, in English and Slovenian language. The main subjects of the book are: Critique and critics (Three main possiblities, Dance critique and music critique, Dance and its works, The special position of dance in our culture, The fragile basis of dance critique), Prejudice and judgement
(About modern dance, About classical dance, About both styles, Knowledge of music) and How to write a critique (The three phases, Preparation, Attending the performance, Writing the critics
Editor : Henrik Neubauer.
The book can be obtained through
Association of Ballet Artists of Slovenia
(E-mail: studio.meg@studiomeg.si or by mail
c/o Opera and Ballet,
Zupanciceva 1, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia. It costs 12 Euro + postage.