PA ballerina dances into retirement

11-12, Features, Retirement, Videos

by Lisa Thomas-Laury 6ABC January 12, 2012 The Pennsylvania Ballet is saying goodbye to one of the best dancers in the business. The Ballet's principal ballerina is retiring next month.   Born in Havana, Cuba, Riolama Lorenzo began her ballet training with her mother at age 14.... More

Photo Of The Day: Pennsylvania Ballet Dancers at The Comcast Center

11-12, Features, Nutcracker

Allison Stadd Uwishunu December 7, 2011   The Comcast Center Holiday Spectacular, a Philadelphia holiday favorite, includes new and enchanting scenes from George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker performed by the renowned Pennsylvania Ballet, filmed this past October.   The... More

Tis The Season

11-12, Features, Nutcracker

by Jillian Mele NBC Philadelphia December 17, 2011   Jillian Mele gets an exclusive look behind the scenes at the Pennsylvania Ballet.    Watch the video at

A Prince of a Part

11-12, Features, Nutcracker

by Michael Elkin Jewish Exponent December 14, 2011   At Lucas Tischler's Bar Mitzvah this February at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, will they be doing the Macarena or a pas de deux?   Why not both: The proudly Jewish Elkins Park youngster is high on Haftorah and ballet leaps... More

PA Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’

11-12, Features, Nutcracker

By Pat CiarrocchiCBS PhillyDecember 14, 2011 It’s the holiday season, and George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker is at the Academy of Music now through New Year’s Eve. With its score by Tchaikovsky and the performance by the elite dancers of the Pennsylvania Ballet, The... More