La La Land, Moonlight and co fight it out for best picture on Sunday night, while Philip Ridley’s dark tale of abandoned children returns to LondonTwo Man Show
An Edinburgh fringe favourite, this two-person show (played by the two women comprising the RashDash theatre company) explores gender identity, the patriarchy and notions of “maleness” with music, dance and a messy energy.Soho theatre, W1, to 4 March Continue reading...
- Opening ceremony sees debutantes performing classical dances. With the ball still hugely popular in Austria, it attracts big TV audiences, celebrity guests – and the president Continue reading...
- Art and ballet come together in Murrieta
Art and ballet will come together in Murrieta Saturday, March 12, and you don't want to miss it, organizers say. The Murrieta Arts Council and the Academy of Ballet Arts are presenting a great and free way you can see work by some of the area's most ...
- Jerusalem Post Israel News
Sao Paolo Ballet Company performs two pieces by Jiri Kylian
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Recently, over lunch, a group of friends and I discussed birthday etiquette. In regard to social media, acknowledging a birthday can be quite nuanced. To post a photo, a little message, to send a private note or simply to wait until you can ...
All-male ballet company brings balance to its dancers, and the debate around what it really means to be alive - VUE WeeklyVUE Weekly
All-male ballet company brings balance to its dancers, and the debate around what it really means to be alive
The 10-member, all-male BalletBoyz company comes to entertain this weekend with physical questions about what it means to be alive. The company's 80-minute performance, Life, is split into two halves, separately choreographed by Swedish artist Pontus ...and more »
- The Chattanoogan
Lee To Welcome Ballet Magnificat! March 2
Ballet Magnificat! performs the Hiding Place. They will be at Lee University on Thursday, March 2. Lee University will welcome Ballet Magnificat! to perform “The Hiding Place” on Thursday, March 2, at 10:40 a.m. for a unique chapel service in the Conn ...
GR Ballet presents world premiere of MoveMedia
Grand Rapids is preparing for their final show of the 2016-2017 season with the world premiere of MoveMedia. Artistic Director Patricia Barker and Choeographer-in-Residence Penny Saunders, talked about what went into preparing the show, and what else ...
- New York Times
An Official Role for David Hallberg at Australian Ballet
New York Times
David Hallberg, the American Ballet Theater principal dancer, will be the Australian Ballet's first international resident guest artist, a spokeswoman for the company confirmed on Thursday. Mr. Hallberg, who recently returned to the stage after two and ...
- The Kennedy Center Presents the Return of BALLET ACROSS AMERICA Series in April
Celebrating innovation and diversity in American ballet, the Kennedy Center presents the return of its weeklong Ballet Across America series, April 17 and April 19-23, for seven performances in the Opera House. Last seen in 2013, and illustrating the ...
- Ballet Manila stuns with original production of Cinderella
THERE'S no way anyone can deny it. Ballet Manila delivered on its promise of a “really light, happy, and magical experience” with its own version of Cinderella. Filled with adorable animal characters, well-executed humor, and moments that can melt even ...
- Akron Leader Publications
Ballet Excel bringing 'Little Mermaid' to Akron
Akron Leader Publications
DOWNTOWN AKRON — Ballet Excel Ohio will reprise “The Little Mermaid” and “USO Radio Show 1942” March 11-12 at the Akron Civic Theatre. This is the first time the company has performed “The Little Mermaid” since its debut in 2012, according to Ballet ...
- Dance Spirit
Vanity Fair, Please Stop It with These Weird “Ballet” Tutorials
Remember a few weeks back, when Vanity Fair put out a video featuring Petra Collins, who is very much not a professional dancer or dance teacher, teaching ballet? Well, this week, the mag has Elle Fanning, who is also very much not a professional ...
- She has blazed a trail from Granada to New York to Paris, rapping, partying and dancing in a latex flamenco dress. Is Britain ready for Blanca Li and her ramshackle dancing robots?I didn’t realise what a big deal Blanca Li was until she smuggled me into a Jean-Paul Gaultier show in Paris. We pulled up, stepped out of the car and hit a barrage of flashbulbs. “This way!” I heard hordes of snappers shout. “Over here!” Young women brandishing microphones rushed towards
- Cherry Hill Courier Post
At UIS on Sunday: Trockadero brings the laughs to classical ballet
The State Journal-Register
For most people, ballet often evokes images of graceful women in large tutus flitting across a stage to tragically beautiful music. But Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is putting that image on its head. The dance company, colloquially known as ...
Classic ballet with a comic twist comes to Philadelphia - Courier-PostCherry Hill Courier Postall 4 news articles &r
- via HeadLINESThe spring semester is a particularly exciting time for our senior LINES BFA Program dancers. Not only is it their final semester together, but it also offers a multitude of opportunities to both perform on a renowned stage as well as showcase their own choreographic works. This weekend begins the excitement with LINES Ballet BFA Senior Project I at Angelico Concert Hall on Dominican University of California’s campus.
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- by Lauren ShapiroAs I struggled to make ends meet on an accompanist’s pay, I came to understand that there are two important words in the phrase “show business.”
- The Tennessean
2017 Ballet Ball Patrons Party
Ballet Ball 2017 musical guest Shannon Sanders, Mayor Megan Barry and Nashville Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Paul Vasterling. Susan Adcock. Nashville Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Paul Vasterling, ...and more »
'Jumping for joy': Can Washington Ballet dancers inspire people to shop at CityCenter? - Washington PostWashington Post
'Jumping for joy': Can Washington Ballet dancers inspire people to shop at CityCenter?
Washington doesn't exactly have a reputation as a style capital. But with the help of some game dancers and choreography that riffs on vintage movie musicals, a new video ad pokes fun at the city's colorless rep and shows the limbering-up effects of a ...
Photo Flash: The Washington Ballet Partners with DC Artists ...Broadway Worldall 3 news articles »
- Worcester Telegram
Ballet Arts Worcester moving to Hanover conservatory
The new Hanover Theatre Conservatory of the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts has formed a partnership with Ballet Arts Worcester that will include BAW's classes and offerings becoming part of the conservatory's programs. BAW staff and students ...
- Pointe break: ballet's destructive power laid bare in Sergei Polunin ...
Steven Cantor's intimate film about the rebellious dancer exposes the pressures heaped on young prodigies – and has vital lessons for the industry.and more »
- Steven Cantor’s intimate film about the rebellious dancer exposes the pressures heaped on young prodigies – and has vital lessons for the industryIn Dancer, Steven Cantor’s new film about Sergei Polunin, there’s heartbreaking footage of the dancer when he was eight years old. Wide-eyed, gappy-toothed and lit by an irrepressible grin, little Sergei spins, tumbles and balances with a grace astonishing in one so young. As Polunin’s grandmother comments, “He used
Sandler Center Foundation, Richmond Ballet partner on arts education
A scene from The Nutcracker ballet being presented by dancers from Ballet Virginia International at the Sandler Center For the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach. prev. next. The Sandler Center Foundation and Richmond Ballet are partnering to bring the ...
BBC Sport - Get Inspired: Wigan Warriors rugby league youth team try ballet to improve muscle strength - BBC NewsBBC News
BBC Sport - Get Inspired: Wigan Warriors rugby league youth team try ballet to improve muscle strength
They may not seem like the most obvious pairing, but rugby league and ballet may actually be a perfect match. The Wigan Warriors academy team have turned to ballet training to help improve their performance on the playing field. You can here more 5 ...and more »
Louisville Ballet's 'Human Abstract' is a challenging and multidisciplinary exploration of love - Insider LouisvilleInsider Louisville
Louisville Ballet's 'Human Abstract' is a challenging and multidisciplinary exploration of love
Choreographer Lucas Jervies returns this week to the Louisville Ballet with “Human Abstract,” an evening-length piece for seven dancers that explores love and loss. Using the works of Cocteau, Blake and Shakespeare as a springboard, he creates an ...
- Theatre-makers are creating personal work that might be hard to deal with but that shouldn’t make it out of bounds for artists, critics or audiencesLast weekend’s The Sick of the Fringe festival in London was an invigorating mix of performance and discussion exploring the body and the mind. There was a fascinating session in which Lost Watch Theatre, Emma Frankland and Laura Dannequin reflected on their relationship with pieces they made in the past. Can Dannequin continue performing
Orlando Ballet honors longtime supporter Harriett Lake with booming Broadway performance - Orlando WeeklyOrlando Weekly
Orlando Ballet honors longtime supporter Harriett Lake with booming Broadway performance
A TRIBUTE TO HARRIETT: BEST OF BROADWAY, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., 844-513-2014, $29-$99. The Orlando Ballet began in 1974. Back then, it was called the Performing Arts Company ...
- Chicago Tribune
Joffrey Ballet announces 2017-18 season
The Joffrey Ballet has announced its 2017-18 season, including a world premiere by Joffrey ballet master Nicolas Blanc and Alexander Ekman's "Midsummer Night's Dream." Beginning the company's 62nd season is Lola de Avila's ghostly romance "Giselle" ...
- Chicago Sun-Times
Joffrey Ballet plans new twists on classics and more for 2017-18
The Joffrey Ballet will present the North American premiere of Alexander Ekman's Swedish-flavored take on "A Midsummer Night's Dream" as part of its 2017-2018 season. (Photo: Hans Nilsson, Royal Swedish Opera). Hedy Weiss · @HedyWeissCritic | email ...
Shine Dance Center Brings Ballet to Adults - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video - KTVNKTVN
Shine Dance Center Brings Ballet to Adults - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video
While ballet can be a great workout, many of us ended our dance careers as children. For those wanting to get back into dance, perhaps you have noticed a lack of options for non-professional adults. That is... until now. We take you to Shine Dance ...
Wyndmoor's Janzen named principal dancer at New York City Ballet
Russell Janzen, who grew up in Wyndmoor, was named a principal dancer at New York City Ballet, the company announced on Sunday. This makes Janzen, whose family still lives in Wyndmoor, one of the highest ranking dancers in American ballet.
- by Samara AtkinsTip 1: When you’re building up choreographic phrases, repetition is key to students’ understanding of the sequencing. Repeating a section several times, breaking down the more difficult moves as you go, helps students remember what you’re teaching.Tip 2: Playing with tempo changes is also helpful once you’ve taught the entire phrase.
Black Country lad to star in Billy Elliot ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome
A young Black Country star is set to grace the Birmingham Hippodrome as it welcomes the first ever UK tour of smash-hit musical Billy Elliot next month. ' Lewis Smallman in the musical stage version of Billy Elliot – the show has been seen by roughly ...and more »
- PC Gamer
Strafe feels like ballet with guns, but its shooting needs work
In case the unsubtle trailers have passed you by, Strafe is a forthcoming first-person shooter in the vein of early-to-mid '90s classics like Doom and Quake, only it's a roguelike with procedurally generated levels. The blocky architecture and spiky ...
- The Australian Financial Review
How Queensland Ballet lured top global chorographer Liam Scarlett
The Australian Financial Review
Liam Scarlett was sitting in the back of a taxi en route to Brisbane airport last March when Li Cunxin turned to him with a proposal: an invitation to join the Queensland Ballet as artistic associate. It was only the second time the pair had met and ...and more »
- San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Tobin Center ballet sparked protest over lack of Symphony
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Members of the Musicians Society of San Antonio handed out these fliers to protest the use of recorded music rather than a live symphony at the Ballet San Antonio production of "Sleeping Beauty" Feb. 17-19 at ... more. Photo: Courtesy Photo. Image 2 of 3.
- The Courier-Journal
Louisville Ballet tackles love and loss through visual arts
When Australian choreographer Lucas Jervies flew into Louisville almost six weeks ago, it was a homecoming of sorts. He first came to here in 2015 to create a new work for the Louisville Ballet. This time, Jervies returned to create a work stemming ...
- 303 Magazine
Ballet MasterWorks – One Show, Three Ballets, Never-Ending Surprises
Every two years the Colorado Ballet presents Ballet MasterWorks, a collection of stylistically different pieces combined in a single show. Ballet MasterWorks provides the company a chance to showcase the artistry and elegance of its dancers as they ...
Marigny Opera Ballet shines in The Art of Jazz
"Special" was a word uttered several times by participants in The Art of Jazz to describe their recent performances at The Marigny Opera House. Since its founding two years ago, The Marigny Opera Ballet has featured live music in its performances, a ...
- Hollywood Reporter
Ralph Fiennes to Direct, David Hare to Write Film on Ballet Dancer ...
Two-time Oscar nominee Hare, known for 'The Hours' and 'The Reader,' will write 'The White Crow,' starring Russian dancer Oleg Ivenko and Adele ...and more »
- by Karen WhiteDance intensives are called that for a reason—generally, a lot of learning is crammed into a limited time. The dancers are expected to rise to the occasion—fast—in an unfamiliar atmosphere where everything from experiencing new movement to finding the bathroom can prove challenging.Dancers who spend one, two, or three weeks of their summer with the bicoastal School of Creative and Performing Arts (SOCAPA) tackle all that—plus they perform in one or more prof
- Manassas Ballet Theatre presents 'Carmina Burana and More!'
Manassas Ballet Theatre, Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra and Voce Chamber Singers present an evening of contemporary and classical ballet with Northern Virginia's largest professional ballet company, featuring an international roster of dancers and ...
- Study: There may be a dark side to ballet lessons
Parents who think their kids are learning discipline by taking ballet may be right, but a new study suggests that it comes at a cost. Reporting in the journal Psychology of Music, researchers say they've found that young ballet students show greater ...
- Houston Press
Keeping Men on Their Toes in Houston Ballet's Cinderella
It's a classical ballet done in three acts with classical technique and professional dancers, but other than that, well, it's not your usual trip down memory lane. It's Stanton Welch's Cinderella, now making its third appearance in Houston, courtesy of ...
Boston Ballet Kicks Off 5-Year Forsythe Partnership With 'Artifact'
"Opening night is just the beginning," principal dancer Kathleen Breen Combes says, recalling the words of legendary choreographer William Forsythe. "'We are going to work. We are going to change things,' he said to me. 'I'm alive so take advantage of ...
- Kenneth Weeks, 86, and Lyne Luxford, 70, were captured hoofing it off Collins Street in Melbourne, at 2am on a Sunday morning as the city celebrated White Night. Melbourne’s fifth White Night opened up the city’s main roads and gardens for light, music, art and half a million pedestrians. Weeks and Luxford were part of the all-night swing party eventContinue reading...
- San Francisco Chronicle
SF Ballet's 'Frankenstein': 'It's alive!' sometimes
San Francisco Chronicle
Certain written material just cannot be converted to dance — the California tax code and the Dead Sea Scrolls, to cite two. There were moments Friday, Feb. 17, at the War Memorial Opera House, when I was tempted to add the “Frankenstein” story to the ...
US ballet superstar David Hallberg to call Australia home for a little longer - The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Morning Herald
US ballet superstar David Hallberg to call Australia home for a little longer
The Sydney Morning Herald
This week Melbourne farewells a major star who has been, quietly, in our midst for a year. While Bruce Springsteen and David Hockney basked in the love of the masses and moved on, in a tranquil Southbank studio a remarkable dancer regained his strength ...
Oregon Ballet Theatre's new 'Swan Lake' takes wing (review ...
With Saturday night's premiere of its reimagined Swan Lake, Oregon Ballet Theatre has essentially broken a long dramatic spell, spinning what is usually a ...and more »
- New York Times
City Ballet Has a New Principal Dancer - The New York Times
New York Times
Russell Janzen, a tall, broad-shouldered dancer known for his élan, was named a principal dancer at New York City Ballet on Sunday. Mr. Janzen, who grew up ...
Russell Janzen and More Promoted at New York City BalletBroadway World
New York City Ballet Just Announced Lots of Exciting Promotions ...Dance Spiritall 3 news articles »
- New York Times
City Ballet Has a New Principal Dancer
New York Times
Russell Janzen, a tall, broad-shouldered dancer known for his élan, was named a principal dancer at New York City Ballet on Sunday. Mr. Janzen, who grew up in Philadelphia, joined the company in 2008 and had his big breakthrough in 2014 as the ...
New York City Ballet Just Announced Lots of Exciting PromotionsDance Spiritall 3 news articles »
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