Zoe Donnenfield began her training at the City Ballet School of San Francisco, under the artistic direction of Galina Alexandrova. Donnenfield trained there for six years before joining Atlanta Ballet’s Fellowship program in 2016. Donnenfield has danced in many productions with both the City Ballet School of San Francisco and Atlanta Ballet, including Esmerelda (Grand Pas des Fleurs), La Fille Mal Gardée (Pas de Deux), Paquita (corps de ballet), and The Nutcracker (Snowflake, Flower). She has participated in numerous competitions and placed in the Top 12 Women’s Senior Division in 2016 for a contemporary Petrichor piece choreographed by Anne-Sophie Rodriguez. This is Donnenfield’s first season with Cincinnati Ballet.
In 1803, in a dusty monastery in Bavaria, a librarian re-discovered a manuscript not seen since the 13th century. Later named the Carmina Burana, the manuscript contained 254 poems and dramatic texts. Believed to be the works of students and clergy, researchers date some of the texts back to the 11th century. Curators who started […]