Lights out but 'show must go on' for Staten Island Ballet

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Dancers Ana Luizi and Junio Teixeira, guest artists from Metropolitan Opera Ballet. (Courtesy/Amesse Photography)


Members of the Staten Island Ballet have given new meaning to the phrase, "The Show must go on."  Last weekend's powerful lighting storm sadly knocked out power for two days at the Center for the Arts on the College of Staten Island campus,

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Staten Island Social Scene: Inside the grand 'SnowBall Gala'

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(Courtesy/Steve White)

It was a grand night for singing, dancing and r-o-m-a-n-c-i-n-g when patrons of the Staten Island Ballet packed Nicotra's Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Bloomfield venue was all dolled up for an all-night tour of "Milan: Always in Style."

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SI Ballet: Now boarding Snowball Airlines flight to Milan


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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- For those who haven't heard -- and we can't imagine who hasn't -- an intriguing evening of sophistication and glamour is on the horizon. Ellen Tharp, artistic director of the Staten Island Ballet, invites you to board Snowball Airlines ...

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Hollywood glam: Staten Island Ballet's Snowball Gala


Ellen Tharp, second from left, top row, and members of the Staten Island Ballet, pause for a photo op at the Hollywood Glamour Snowball Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn, Saturday evening. (Staten Island Advance/Carol Ann Benanti)

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