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N Y I BC Celebrating the Life and Work of Ilona Copen Honoring Jean–Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at 7:30pm Honorary Chair, Robert Battle

Ave Maria

José Manuel Carreño | NYIBC Alumnus 1987 American Ballet Theatre Music | Franz Schubert Choreography | Igal Perry


Ana Luiza Luizi and Junio Teixeira | NYIBC Alumnus 2005 New Jersey Ballet Music | Jules Massenet Choreography | Vladimir Salimbaev

The Dying Swan

Victoria Jaiani | NYIBC Alumna 2003 The Joffrey Ballet Music | Camille Saint–Saëns Choreography | Mikhail Fokine

Diana and Acteon

DaVon Doane and Flavia Garcia Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble Music | Cesare Pugni Choreography | Agrippina Vaganova

Spanish Dance | An Impression of Flamenco Dance 1948 Roxane D’Orléans Juste | NYIBC Coach Limón Dance Company Music | Genevieve Pitot Choreography | Daniel Nagrin © Daniel Nagrin Theatre, Film and Dance Foundation

Tschaikovsky Pas De Deux

Alessandra Ball and Addul Manzano North Carolina Dance Theatre Music | Piotr Ilyich Tschaikovsky Choreography | George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

A Song For You | from Love Songs Matthew Rushing Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Music | Leon Russell Choreography | Alvin Ailey Announcer | Lynne MacLaren SKIRBALL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, NYU

ILONA COPEN AWARD The Ilona Copen Award is an annual, honorary award, celebrating the significant contribution to the ballet field by an individual, company or institution who or which provides young ballet dancers with: the finest educational, mentoring and cultural experiences; inspiration and encouragement to advance their careers to their fullest potential, raising their artistry, and stimulating their growth as individual human beings. The Award honors a recipient who or which works to further ballet as an art form by: discovering, nurturing and developing underexposed dance/ballet talent; promoting international understanding and goodwill through collaborative efforts across different artistic disciplines; upholding the traditions and history of this classical art form; and securing its future through fostering the advancement of ballet. The recipients of the Ilona Copen Award are elected through a nomination process by the Artistic Board of NYIBC.The award will be presented for the first time in 2011. This award is made possible in part by a generous donation from Mrs. Judith Frost.

H ONORE E S Jean–Pierre Bonnefoux was born in France and began his dance training at the age of 10 at the School of the Paris Opera Ballet. At age 14, he joined the company, and by age 21, was named Danseur Etoile. Bonnefoux danced with the Bolshoi and Kirov Ballets before being invited by George Balanchine to dance with New York City Ballet. After 10 years with NYCB, Bonnefoux joined the School of Music at Indiana University as chairman and artistic director of the

ballet department. Since 1983, he has been the artistic director of the ballet company and school at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY. In 1996, he joined North Carolina Dance Theatre as artistic director and was named president in 2003. He and his wife, Patricia McBride, have added new works to NCDT’s repertoire, have attracted talented dancers from all over the world, and championed the effort to build a new facility for the company. In June of 2010, NCDT opened the Patricia McBride & Jean–Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance.

Patricia McBride began her ballet training in her hometown of Teaneck, NJ, before receiving a scholarship to the School of American Ballet. Within a year of joining the company, she danced a solo in The Figure in the Carpet, created for her by Balanchine. McBride attained the rank of soloist in 1960 and by 1961, at age 18, she became the youngest principal dancer in NYCB. She spent 3 decades with the company, and created leading roles in many memorable ballets, including Harlequinade, Tarantella, the “Rubies” section of Jewels, Brahms–Schoenberg

Quartet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Coppelia, Union Jack, Who Cares?, and Vienna Waltzes. Jerome Robbins choreographed principal roles for her in his In the Night, The Goldberg Variations, Dybbuk, Opus 19 and The Four Seasons. Her years of performing under Balanchine’s direction have gained her the expertise necessary to restage many of his master works. McBride has been associate artistic director of NCDT since 1996 and also serves as a master teacher at NC Dance Theatre School of Dance and Chautauqua Ballet’s School of Dance. She is married to Jean–Pierre Bonnefoux and they have two children.

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viding them with an exceptional opportunity to completely focus on training to perform at their highest artistic level. The repertory is announced upon the arrival of the dancers in New York. The contemporary duet form and the classical pas de deux are the core of the repertory that NYIBC participants learn from world–renowned coaches under high standards of fairness.


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NYIBC FEATURED ARTISTS Alessandra Ball, from Atlanta, G.A., trained with Gwinnett Ballet Theatre under the direction of Lisa Sheppard. She also trained with Stanislav Issaev and went on to complete the Premio Roma International Ballet Competition where she received third prize and the Grishko Prize for Charm and Elegance. Ball danced with Colorado Ballet

for one season before joining North Carolina Dance Theatre 2 and later, the main company. She received a Princess Grace Award in 2005. In 2008, after six years with NC Dance Theatre, Ball moved to Madrid, Spain, where she danced with Victor Ullate Ballet. She returned to NC Dance Theatre in 2009. Ball has performed in George Balanchine’s Agon, Apollo, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Who Cares?, Jerome Robbins’s Fancy Free, and Twyla Tharp’s Nine Sinatra Songs.

José Manuel Carreño, born in Cuba, where he received his training at the Provincial School of Ballet and the National Ballet School. He won the Gold Medal at the New York International Ballet Competition in 1987 and the Grand Prix at the International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Mississippi in 1990. He has appeared extensively in Europe, Latin America and the United States, dancing such roles as Franz in Coppélia, Basil in Don Quixote, Albrecht in Giselle and Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, and the Le Corsaire, Diana and Acteon and “Black Swan” pas de deux. Carreño joined the English National Ballet in 1990, where his repertoire included Solor in “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, the Prince in Cinderella, Franz in Coppélia, Albrecht in Giselle, the Prince and the Gopak in The Nutcracker, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew and roles in a number of one–act ballets and pas de deux, including A Stranger I Came, Etudes, Graduation Ball and Prince Igor. Carreño joined The Royal Ballet as a principal dancer in 1993 where his repertoire included the Bluebird in The Sleeping Beauty, Basilio in Don Quixote, Oberon and Puck in The Dream, a leading role in Herman Schmerman and the leading role in Matthew Hart’s Caught Dance. Carre-

ño joined American Ballet Theatre as a principal dancer in June 1995. His repertoire with the Company includes the title role in Apollo, the leading role in Ballet Imperial, Solor in La Bayadère, Franz in Coppélia, Conrad, Ali the Slave and Lankendem in Le Corsaire, Basilio in Don Quixote, the third sailor in Fancy Free, Albrecht in Giselle, Fate in Here After, Des Grieux in Manon, Danilo in The Merry Widow, the Cavalier in The Nutcracker, the pas de deux Diana and Acteon, Esmeralda, Grand Pas Classique, Other Dances and Sinatra Suite, Sergei in On the Dnieper, the Man From the House Opposite in Pillar of Fire, Warrior Chieftain in Polovtsian Dances, the Son in Prodigal Son, the leading male role in Push Comes to Shove, Jean de Brienne in Raymonda, Romeo and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, Prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty, Misgir in The Snow Maiden, Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, the second movement in Symphony in C, the Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Theme and Variations, the first and second variations in Variations for Four, Without Words, and roles in The Brahms–Haydn Variations, Clear, Études, Overgrown Path, Petite Mort and Rabbit and Rogue. He created a leading role in Within You Without You: A Tribute to George Harrison and Pièce d’Occasion with Herbie Hancock. Mr. Carreño’s performances with American Ballet Theatre are sponsored by Nancy Ellison and William Rollnick.


DaVon Doane was born in Salisbury, Maryland. He began his dance training at the age of nine at the Salisbury Studio of Dance in Fruitland, Maryland. There he performed with the Eastern Shore Ballet Theater under the Direction of Betty Webster, Tatijana Smith and Elena Manakhova where he performed roles in The Nutcracker,

Coppelia, Scheherazade, The Polovtsian Dances, Snow White and Peter and the Wolf. In the summer of 2004, he attended the Kirov academy in D.C. Also in the fall of 2004, he attended the Atlantic Contemporary Ballet Theater as a full time academic and artistic student. In 2006, he joined the Atlantic City Ballet and performed roles in the Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night Dream, Eclipse, and the Tchaikovsky’s pas de deux.

Roxane D’Orléans Juste (Associate Artistic Director of Limón Dance Company), a native of Montreal, Canada, has been a member of the Limón Dance Company since 1983. She has also performed with the Eleo Pomare Dance Company and Annabelle Gamson Dance Solos. Ms. D’Orléans Juste’s choreography has been presented by

Toronto Danceworks, Shoenberg Dancycle, Dia Center for the Arts, L’Agora de la Danse, The Yard, and the Museé du Quebec. She was honored with the Canadian Dance Award, Le Prix Jacqueline Lemieux | 1980, and is the recipient of several grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Foundation for Creation in Fine Arts. An active master teacher, she also stages José Limón’s choreography for companies and ensembles around the world.

Flavia Garcia was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She trained and graduated from The National Ballet of Cuba. She participated in The International Ballet Competition at Jackson and Varna. She has danced with Cia Brasileira de Dancas, Joffrey

Ballet 2, LazarBallet NYC and Participated in Gala of The Stars in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her repertoire includes Kitri in Don Quixote, Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, Medora in Le Corsaire and Myrtha in Giselle, plus works by Elie Lazar and Igal Perry to name a few of many. She has danced with DTH Ensemble since 2006.

Victoria Jaiani joined The Joffrey Ballet in August 2003. Born and raised in Tbilisi, Georgia, Ms. Jaiani began her training at the age of 10 at the Choreographic School of Georgia. Later she continued her studies at a ballet school in New York. In June 2003, she won a bronze medal at the New

York International Ballet Competition. Since joining The Joffrey, Ms. Jaiani’s roles include: Edwaard Liang’s Age of Innocence, Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain, Alegro Consabor, Apollo |Terpsichore,Arpino’s Birthday Variations, Ashton’s Cinderella | Cinderella, Jessica Lang’s Crossed, Creative Force, Dark Elegies, Giselle | Giselle, The Green Table, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, In the Night, Kettentanz,

Laurencia Pas d’Action, Light Rain, Monotones II, The Nutcracker, Lar Lubovitch’s Othello | Desdemona; Pas Des Deesses | Grahn; Petrouchka; Postcards; Les Presages; Passion; James Kudelka’s Pretty BALLET; Jiri Kylian’s Return to a Strange Land; John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet | Juliet; Round of Angels; Square Dance; Viva Vivaldi; and A Wedding Bouquet.

Ms. Jaiani was featured in a world premiere of a new work by Donald Byrd, Motown Suite. Victoria Jaiani is married to Joffrey dancer, Temur Suluashvili. She was on the cover and featured inside the October 2010 edition of Dance Magazine.

Ana Luiza Luizi was born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. She began her dance education in 1992 at Meia Ponta Studio de Dancas with Juliana Grillo, Marisa Monadjemi, Andrea Leao and Eurico Justino. In 1999, she entered Centro Mineiro de Dancas Classicas, where she studied under Maria Clara Salles and the Cubans Maitres Ofelia Gonzalez and Mercedes Beltran. In the same year, Ms. Luizi graduated in the Royal Academy of Dance Method. In 2002, she joined the Sesiminas Dance Company under the direction of Madame Cristina Helena and Cuban Maitre Pablo Moret. During this period, Ms. Luizi toured throughout Brazil and Latin America, performing in renowned venues such as Teatro Castro Alves, Teatro Nacional, Palacio das Artes and Teatro Colon in which she performed lead roles in The

Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, La Fille Mal Gardee, Coppelia, Don Quixote and Raymonda. In 2006, she was a participant and laureate at the prestigious Brasilia International Dance Seminar, where she received a Bronze Medal and a scholarship to study at Europe Ballet Conservatory of St. Polten, Austria, with its renowned faculty of Schyda Mubariakova, Vaquil Usmanov, Chopin Usmanova, Sabina Horn and Michael Fichtenbaum. Ana had the opportunity to perform lead roles in various repertory there and had a very successful tour through China. Ms. Luizi came to the United States in December 2007 as a guest artist for Nutcracker at the International Ballet Theater in Pennsylvania. She then joined New Jersey Ballet and toured through Russia with the company in 2008. She has performed as a soloist in Cinderella | Fairy Godmother, The Nutcracker | Arabian, Mirlitons, Flowers and Guardian Angel, and La Bayadere.

Addul Manzano began his training at eleven, attending the National Ballet School of Cuba in Havana. He was later selected to join The National Ballet of Cuba under the direction of Alicia Alonso. Since moving to the United States, he has danced with BALLETNY, Columbia City Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Terpsicorps,

Washington Ballet and is in his fifth season with North Carolina Dance Theatre. He has performed principal roles in George Balanchine’s Agon, Apollo and The Four Temperaments, and as Jonathan Harker in Dracula, Prince Charming in Cinderella, and Snow King and Sugar Plum Cavalier in the Nutcracker. Some of Manzano’s favorite performances include George Balanchine’s “Rubies,” Alonzo King’s SALT and Dwight Rhoden’s Artifice.

Matthew Rushing was born in Los Angeles, CA. He began his dance training with Kashmir Blake in Inglewood, CA, and later continued his training at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. He received a Spotlight Award and was named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts. He trained at The Ailey School and later became a member of Ailey II, where he danced for a year. During his career, Mr. Rushing has performed as a guest artist for galas in Vail, Colorado, as well as

in France, Russia, Canada, Austria, and Italy. He has performed for former presidents George H. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush and for President Barack Obama, as well as at the 2010 White House tribute to Judith Jamison. During his time with the Company he has choreographed two ballets: Acceptance in Surrender | 2005, a collaboration with Company members Hope Boykin and Abdur Rahim–Jackson, and Uptown | 2009, a tribute to the Harlem Renaissance. He was recently named a 2010 recipient of the Dance Magazine Award. Mr. Rushing joined the Company in 1992 and became Rehearsal Director in June 2010.

Junio Teixeira started studying ballet at 17 years old in Divinopolis–MG inspired by his older brother who was also one of his first dance teachers. One year later, he entered the Escola de Ballet Christina Helena in Belo Horizonte– MG, where he improved his technique with the renowned Cuban Maitre Pablo Moret. In 1998, he started his professional ballet career with the Sesiminas Cia de Danca, directed by Christina Helena. He was laureate in many national and international competitions such as Joinville International Dance Festival and Brasilia International Dance Seminar. In 2005, he was

hired by Radenko Pavlovich, director of Columbia Classical Ballet, South Carolina, where he performed principal roles in Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and The Nutcracker. In December 2007, he joined the New Jersey Ballet and in 2009, toured Russia where he achieved tremendous critical success with ”Belong” Pas de Deux. Mr. Teixeira dances as a guest artist in many places in the United States such as New Orleans, Colorado, Philadelphia, New York, North Carolina, Michigan, and Delaware. His principal roles include Espada in Don Quixote, Prince Siegfried/Von Rothbart in Swan Lake, Lucien in Paquita, Oberon in A Mid Summer Night’s Dream and Cavalier in The Nutcracker.


Amber Neumann | USA/Silver Yong Jung Rhee | KOREA/Bronze Olga Malinovskaya | RUSSIA/Bronze MEN

John Mark Giragosian | USA/Silver Ricardo Santos | BRAZIL/Bronze/Arpino Award Artyom Makaskov | ESTONIA/Bronze Jia Zhang | CHINA/Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Recognition Marco Pagetti | ITALY/Lefkowitz Award of Jury Acknowledgment Ki Wan Kim | KOREA/Lefkowitz Award of Jury Acknowledgement 2007 WOMEN

Eun Ji Ha | KOREA/Gold Karina Gonzalez | VENEZUELA/Silver Na Eun Kim | KOREA/Silver Seung–Won Shin | KOREA/Bronze Elina Miettinen | FINLAND/Igor Youskevitch Award MEN

Wu Husheng | CHINA/Silver/Igor Youskevitch Award Kwi Sub Park | KOREA/Bronze Ricardo Graziano | BRAZIL/Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Achievement Young Jae Jung | KOREA/Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Achievement Young–Do Lee | KOREA/Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Achievement 2005 WOMEN

Christine Rocas | THE PHILLIPPINES/ Silver/Arpino Award Hanae Seki | JAPAN/Bronze


Joseph Gatti | USA/Gold Daniel Sarabia | CUBA/Silver Altankhuyag Dugaraa | MONGOLIA/Bronze 2003 WOMEN

Ludmila Pagliero | ARGENTINA/Igor Youskevitch Award Caitline Valentine | USA/Bronze Victoria Jaiani | GEORGIA/Bronze Kathleen Breen Combes | USA/Lefkowitz Award for Special Achievement MEN

Ogulcan Borova | TURKEY/Gold Cesar Morales | CHILE/Gold Kristoffer Sakurai | DENMARK/Silver Alexei Agoudine | RUSSIA/Bronze Jonathan Jordan | USA/Bronze 2000 WOMEN

Sarah Barbara Lamb | USA/Silver Emi Hariyama | JAPAN/Bronze Hye Min Hwang | KOREA/Bronze MEN

Mikhail Ilyin | RUSSIA/Silver Ilya Kozadeyev | RUSSIA/Silver Rene Salazar | BRAZIL/Bronze 1996 WOMEN

Barbora Kohoutková | CZECH REPUBLIC/Gold Tatiana Jouravel | UKRAINE/Silver Alisa Sokolova | RUSSIA/Bronze Emily Rose Patterson | USA/Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Achievement


Ivan Dinev | BULGARIA/Silver Gennadi Saveliev | RUSSIA/Silver Roman Lazik | SLOVAK REPUBLIC/Bronze Arionel Vargas | CUBA/Bronze Carlos Molina | COLOMBIA/Igor Youskevitch Award John Hall | USA /Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Achievement Andres Neira | COLOMBIA/Lefkowitz Award for Outstanding Performance of a Solo 1993 WOMEN

Nicole Siepert | GERMANY/Silver Zivile Baikstyte | LITHUANIA/ Bronze Alejandra Martinez | MEXICO/Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Achievement MEN

Bernard Courtot de Bouteiller | FRANCE /Silver Jesus Corrales | CUBA/Bronze Boris Johannes de Leeuw | NETHERLANDS/Bronze Michael Rissman | GERMANY/Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Achievement 1990 WOMEN

Diliana Nikitorova | BULGARIA/Silver Kathleen Arcieri | USA /Bronze Silvina Perillo | ARGENTINA/Bronze Valerie Robin | USA/Bronze MEN

Aidar Akhmetov | U.S.S.R./Silver Victor Alvarez | SPAIN/Silver Ventizislav Petrov | BULGARIA/Bronze Slawomir Wozniak | POLAND/Bronze Barry Hughson | USA /Lefkowitz Award for Excellence in Partnering

1987 WOMEN

Xin Lili | CHINA/Silver Julia Eleanora Paula Cassano | ARGENTINA/Bronze Svetlana Ballester Akimova | CUBA/Bronze Nancy M. Latoszweski | USA /Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Achievement MEN

José Manuel Carreño | CUBA/Gold Maximiliano Guido Guerra | ARGENTINA/Silver Yang Xin–Hua | CHINA/Bronze Jorg Sinon | EAST GERMANY/Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Achievement Harald Kern | AUSTRIA/Lefkowitz Award for Artistic Achievement 1984 WOMEN

Victoria Mazzarelli | USA/Gold Lori A. Nowak | USA/Silver Laurie Jane Miller | USA/Silver Nadia Deferm | BELGIUM/Bronze MEN

Serge Lavoie | CANADA/Silver Daniel Meja | FRANCE/Silver Michael P. Foster | USA/Bronze

Honorary G O L D M E DA L S

Eleanor D’Antuono 2009 Fernando Bujones 2007 | posthumously Violette Verdy 2005 Cynthia Gregory 2003 Arthur Mitchell 2000 NYIBC dedicated posthumously to Igor Youskevitch 1996 Igor Youskevitch 1993 Alexandra Danilova 1990 Ben Sommers 1987 | posthumously


expresses deepest appreciation to all of the following for their generous support ANGEL William and Judith Frost James A. Goldstein Reginald Van Lee G UA R A NTO R Susan Jannetta Samuel Myers Adina Newman Newman’s Own Foundation Sheila Peluso Katelin Teller PAT R O N Karin Greene Lynne and Alexandra Prado Jeffrey and Lynne Sandhaus Anne and Ernest Schnesel SPONSOR Andrea Adelstein Khephra Burns Janice DeMarco Elizabeth and Steven Edersheim Bernard Grill Karla and Gary Johnson Joseph Shein Robert and Janet Wittes SUPPORTER Daniel L. Nir and Jill E. Braufman Michelle Caridi Lauren M. Cowles Sue Fontaine Alice and Jerry Gingold Donald Loyd Holley Bill Hufstader Paula Kachurin Irene Smookler Keisman Anne M. Kitchens Carole Steele Simon, Eisenberg and Baum, LLP Barbara Ley Toffler DONOR Barbara Bartlett Carol and David Benbassat Karla Berbrayer Virginia Berlin Elizabeth Brandon

Donnie Cahn Tracy Lee Chapman Paul M. Chazan Christopher Coffey Robert and Barbara Cohen Charles Crocco Patricia and Simeon David Jerry and Helene Dreskin Jason Durrett Lisa M. Elizalde Cheryl Forrest Joan Garber Barbara Gates Bobbi and Ralph Goldstein Evie Goldstein Mary Beth Goldstein Steven Greenberg Lyn Grogan Anthony Howarth Frank H. Klein Jeffrey Lenert Kathleen Lingo Margaret Lundin Mildred Mast Natalie Newman Alan and Wendy Rosenberg Abra Rudisill Myriam Sarachik Patricia S. Skigen Jaqueline Slifka Margaret and Walter Snitkin Bernard Solomon Ronald Sonkin Marcia and Bob Stone Judith and Arthur Topilow Pol Vandenbroucke Sarah A. Vogel Richard Wechter Christopher Willett Don Wise Frieda Zucker FRIEND Alvin Adell Donald J. Aibel Elaine Brody Leslie Bryan Michele Buchbauer Sarah Case Rochelle Cashdan

John Childs, Jr. Michael Marks Cohen Katherine Cole Judy Coopersmith Maude S. Davis Walter Dietzer Joseph Duff Ouida Duncan Ruth Feinberg Wanda Felton Ellen Flamm Robin Fontaine Eugene Goldstein Maria Grady Ronald Grant Jackie Greenberg Erika B. Grubbs Bruce Hall Christopher Harvell Lezli Levene Harvell Barbara Hirsch Curtiss Jacobs Virginia Johnson Mr. and Mrs. William Kahn Beth Goldstein Kluger Ruthann Kreingold Meche Kroop Patricia Lessow Margaret Lundin Anni S. Luneau David P. Martin Harold Minsky Francis Patrelle David Peck Marisa Rego Pettersson Pfizer Foundation Rose Price Vinod Raghavan Matthew C. Reiley Anthony Rodell Marianne Salas Mata Stevenson Carolyn Surget Gary J. Trout Suse Vigils Lola C. West Paul Wiseman, MD Andy and Alice Yerman

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expresses special thanks to the following Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Zakaria Al-Alami American Ballet Theatre Robert Battle Lara Berman Richard Boccato Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Roberto Cardenas Sarah Case Katherine Cole Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble Daniel Nagrin Theatre Film and Dance Fdn. Lynda Erbs Tina Escoda Lauren Fairbanks Judith Frost The George Balanchine Trust

Georgette Gebara Sandra Guzman Noel Hankin Barbara Horgan Diana Horton Bill Hufstader The Joffrey Ballet Gary and Karla Johnson Virginia Johnson José Limón Dance Fnd. Beth Lessard Lynne MacLaren Carla Maxwell Patricia McBride Kevin McKenzie Paul McRae Noemi Millman Alexandre Mouravskiy

Laveen Naidu New Jersey Ballet North Carolina Dance Theatre Freida Orange Orit Gabriela Poler-Buzali Matthew C. Reiley Alan D. Rosenberg Milton Sarmiento Keith Saunders Ellen Sorrin Phyllis Steele Tom Travers Ann Vachon Joseph Viveiros Richard Waite Ashley Wheater

GALA COMMITTEE Sheila Peluso, Chair Amy Cogan Robin Fontaine James A. Goldstein

Maria Grady Susan Jannetta Luisa Leyba David P. Martin

Adina Newman Gabriela Poler–Buzali Katelin Teller Reginald Van Lee

GALA SUPPORTERS Alvin Adell* Frank Andersen Maria Cristina Anzola* Alessandra Ball Robert Battle Dana Blanton* Julio Bocca Jean–Pierre Bonnefoux José Manuel Carreño Amy Cogan Robert and Barbara Cohen*

Dance Magazine Dance Spirit Dance Teacher Dutch Kills Bar Eleanor D’Antuono & John Vrabel DaVon Doane Roxane D’Orléans Juste Grace dos Santos* Keyla Ermecheo* Robin Fontaine Sue Fontaine*

Frederic Franklin William and Judith Frost†† Flavia Garcia Georgette Gebara James A. Goldstein†† Maria Grady Graphic Systems Group Hotel Beacon Marilyn Hunt Denise Jackson Sutherland Victoria Jaiani

Ann B. Jannetta* Peter J. Jannetta* Susan Jannetta** Karla Johnson Virginia Johnson Pamela J. Joyner‡ Valentina Kozlova Alana Lefkowitz* Luisa Leyba* Robert Lindgren Kathleen Lingo* Ana Luiza Luizi Addul Manzano David P. Martin Carla Maxwell Patricia McBride

Kevin McKenzie Paul McRae John Meehan Moët Hennessy USA Adina Newman* The O Group Avani and Prashant Parikh* Sheila Peluso ** Pointe Magazine Gabriela Poler–Buzali Alan and Wendy Rosenberg* Tomas Rossant* Matthew Rushing Ernest and Anne Schnesel* Ben Stevenson Janet Stovin*

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N E W YOR K I N T E R NAT I O NA L B A L L E T C OM P E T I T I O N BOARD OF DIRECTORS Ilona Copen | 1983–2010 James A. Goldstein

Reginald Van Lee, Chair Susan Jannetta Sheila Peluso Adina Newman Katelin Teller

ARTISTIC BOARD Frank Andersen Fernando Bujones | 1983–2005 Julio Bocca Lucia Chase | 1983–1986 Ilona Copen | 1983—2010 Alexandra Danilova | 1983—1994

Eleanor D’Antuono Frederic Franklin Marilyn Hunt Virginia Johnson Valentina Kozlova Robert Lindgren

Paul McRae John Meehan Ben Stevenson Oliver Smith | 1983—1994 Denise Jackson Sutherland Igor Youskevitch | 1983—1994

N E W YOR K I N T E R N A T I ON A L B A L L E T C OM P E T I T I O N , I NC . Eleanor D’Antuono | Artistic Director Marcia De La Garza | Executive Director Allison Brzezinski | Executive Assistant Lynda Erbs | Stage Manager Zakaria Al-Alami | Lighting Design Lynne MacLaren | Announcer Jo-Ann Hertzman | Development Consultant Jennifer Edwards | Grant Writer Rosenberg & Chesnov | Accountants The O Group | Design Alec Timerman | Program Designer

Audrey Ross Publicity | Public Relations Stunt & Gimmick’s | Social Media Strategy Katie Pivarnik | Alumni Communications David Tamaki | Alumni Communications Blair Hassel | Intern Andra Surdeanu | Intern Rebecca Yonk | Intern Yi Zhi Xu | Intern Katherine Cole | Volunteer Diana Horton | Volunteer

Eleanor D’Antuono, NYIBC artistic director since 1996, epitomized the best of 20th century ballet in an extraordinary performing career that began with Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo when she was just 14. She went on to spend 20 years as a prima ballerina with American Ballet Theatre. Throughout her career, Ms. D’Antuono received accolades from public and press alike for her performances in Swan Lake, Giselle, and Sleeping Beauty. She also performed extensively in ballets by Balanchine, Tudor, Lander, and Joffrey, as well as in Alvin Ailey’s The River. Marked by fiery virtuosity, unique lyricism, and bravura technique, she was known as an outstanding partner, and among her memorable partners were Igor Youskevitch, Paolo Bertoluzzi, Rudolf Nureyev, Fernando Bujones, Ted Kivitt, and John Meehan. Ms. D’Antuono is artistic advisor in residence of the New Jersey Ballet and the Nutmeg Conservatory of the Arts in Connecticut. She is highly in demand to teach and coach professionals and to stage the ballet classics nationwide. She has served on the NY State Council on the Arts, and has been the recipient of many dance awards, including the First Gubernatorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Dance, NYS, 1979. Marcia De La Garza, NYIBC executive director, is the Mexico representative of the International Dance Committee of the International Theater Institute (ITI) Ms. De La Garza is also vice–president for the North America region of World Dance Alliance–Americas. She is a Master of Arts Candidate of the Arts Administration Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Ms. De La Garza has worked with NYIBC since 2005. The 11th NYIBC will mark her fourth cycle with the organization. As dance and music coordinator at Espacio Cultural Metropolitano (METRO) in Tampico, Mexico, she was responsible for international programming and for concerts, workshops, residencies, conferences and ballet galas. In the inaugural year of METRO, Ms. De La Garza served as executive producer of The Nutcracker, the first major ballet production for the city. Ms. De La Garza brings with her more than a decade of expertise in arts administration. Over the years, she has had the opportunity to work with some of the most cherished artists and world renowned companies.

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COACHES AND TEACHERS 2009–1984 Dick Andros Irina Baronova Rachel Berman Mucuy Bolles Winthrop Corey Alexandra Danilova Eleanor D’Antuono Vladimir Dokoudovsky Simon Dow Frederic Franklin Luis Fuente Judith Fugate Cynthia Gregory

Fabrice Herrault Airi Hynnien Roman Jasinski Sandra Jennings Roxane D’Orléans Juste Valentina Kozlova Andre Kramarevsky Nathalie Krassovska Elaine Kudo Moscelyne Larkin Roni Mahler Victoria Mazzarelli Genia Melikova

Kirk Peterson Stephen Pier Christine Sarry Lupe Serrano Victoria Simon Marjorie Thompson Violette Verdy Deborah Wingert Maria Youskevitch Hector Zaraspe George Zoritch

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China Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Cyprus Czechoslovakia Czech Republic Denmark Dom. Republic Ecuador El Salvador

Egypt Estonia Finland France Georgia Germany Greece Hong Kong Hungary Iceland Italy

Israel Japan Kazakhstan Korea Latvia Lithuania Macedonia Mexico Mongolia The Netherlands New Zealand

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Turkey Ukraine United Kingdom USA Uzbekistan Venezuela Yugoslavia

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Le Beau Danube | Waltz Les Sylphides | Valse, Mazurka, Valse Nutcracker | Grand Pas de Deux Paquita | Wedding Pas de Deux Raymonda | Act III Wedding Pas de Deux Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux The Four Temperaments | Third Variation The Leaves Are Fading | Pas de Deux Satanella | Pas de Deux from Carnival of Venice Sleeping Beauty | Grand Pas de Deux Swan Lake | Act II Pas de Deux Swan Lake | Act III “Black Swan” Pas de Deux Who Cares? | “Embraceable You” Pas de Deux

JURY CHAIRPERSONS Nanette Glushak | 2009 Valentina Kozlova | 2007 Victoria Morgan | 2005 Natalia Makarova | 2003

Cynthia Gregory | 2000,1993 Melissa Hayden | 1996 Maria Tallchief | 1990 Arthur Mitchell | 1987

Ben Stevenson | 1984 Violette Verdy | 1984

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