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Julie Diana

Dancing Giselle: A Family Perspective

It’s been ten years and two children since I danced my first Giselle. Tonight, my husband and I step into the principal roles again – as parents.
October 18, 2012
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Deborah Jowitt Workshop: The Renowned Dance Writer Visits With thINKing DANCE

“[Dance criticism] is a secondary art,” Deborah Jowitt says. “It’s a transparency through which to show a personal impression of something else.”
March 8, 2012
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Open Rehearsal: An Intimate Glimpse at John Jasperse’s "Fort Blossom"

Spontaneous,engaging moments leave the viewer hungry for more and grateful that the artists have exposed their more personal selves.
February 29, 2012
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Rio Retires; Two Ballerinas Talk

On the eve of her retirement, PA Ballet principal Riolama Lorenzo spoke with Julie Diana about her life on and off the stage.
February 9, 2012
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Resurrecting the Past

Dancefusion Breathes Life into Historic Modern Dance
January 4, 2012
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Chouinard #2: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Chouinard’s dancers threw themselves into the choreography and whipped through each phrase like demonic beasts. It’s just too bad Chouinard didn’t mix it up a bit.
December 14, 2011
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The X-Factor

PA Ballet Principal Julie Diana talks with Christine Cox, Artistic Director of Ballet X, about getting the company up and running.
November 10, 2011
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Philadanco Packs a Punch

The dancer started swinging his hips to the beat, then turned to face the audience and flashed a “Let’s do this!” smile that was to mark the vivacious tone of the evening.
November 9, 2011
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