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The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. 

Oscar Wilde

New York Times

“Why don’t we create a new genre that is inspired by the Hollywood movie industry, new productions that will appeal to new audiences that wouldn’t normally go to see a ‘Sleeping Beauty’?” Conti said.

By Robin Pogrebin

Reporting from Los Angeles

Published Feb. 6, 2024 Updated Feb. 7, 2024

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Los Angeles Times

"“We want to create stars,” Conti said. “I don’t want to be the star. I don’t want it to just be me. It’s not about us. Now, it’s about the new generation.”"

By Steven Vargas - Staff Writer 

Dec. 8, 2023 9:48 AM PT

DT News

"They [...] plan to launch what Conti calls a new genre that is perfect for LA — ballets based on Hollywood movies."

By Bridgette M. Redman, LA Downtown News Contributing Writer | Dec 25, 2023


The Ballet Herald

Hollywood Ballet’s The Nutcracker Review: A Promising Start

" all-around entertaining production that suggests promise for this budding company."


By Jillian Verzwyvelt

December 8, 2023

in Ballet Performance Reviews

Ballet Reign

Interview with Prima Ballerina Petra Conti on building her first Nutcracker as Founder and Artistic Director of Hollywood Ballet.


By Ballet Reign


Ballet Reign

A unique and poetic tour of Los Angeles around Hollywood Ballet's first production of The Nutcracker in December 2023.


By Ballet Reign

LA Dance Chronicle


"Artistic Director, Petra Conti with Vice Artistic Director, Eris Nezha, [...] have challenged themselves to create a dance company for Los Angeles. This is a daunting task but with determination and community support they have made an admirable effort."


By Tam Warner | Jan 2, 2024

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