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Ballet’s stay at SPAC could gain a week

Officials in talks to add to length of stay

Marcia White, president and executive director of Saratoga Performing Arts Center, gives the "Presidents Report" during the annual meeting of voting members of SPAC held on Wednesday morning at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Marcia White, president and executive director of Saratoga Performing Arts Center, gives the "Presidents Report" during the annual meeting of voting members of SPAC held on Wednesday morning at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga.
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Saratoga Performing Arts Center officials are still talking with the New York City Ballet about restoring the second week of the ballet’s residency next year, but no decision has been made. SPAC officials said Wednesday that until the ballet company resolves ongoing talks with its labor union, the cost of hosting a second week is unknown. “The bad news is that in one very important respect, [the ballet] is in no different position this spring ...


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schdyres
May 8, 2013
12:07 p.m.

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SPAC needs to learn how to promote the arts like Proctors in Schenectady does. SPAC never should have reduced the ballet season- another management and board failure. Same with loss of NYC opera. Shameful failures of leadership continue!

pollywog
May 9, 2013
2:40 p.m.

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SPAC has become little more than a peacock walk. Where the board was once made up of people who appreciated the arts and supported them, too, it's now filled with those who think SPAC is a feather in their socialite cap. How nice to donate money, especially if you can use it to draw attention to your profit-making enterprise. Why is SPAC supporting Bruno's cast-off staff? First order of business...get rid of Marcia White!!!!

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