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Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014

Below are BWWDanceWorld.com's most popular articles from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014 Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY Airs on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2014

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty sees the popular choreographer return to the music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky to complete the trio of the composer's ballet masterworks that started in 1992 with Nutcracker! and, most famously, in 1995, with the international hit Swan Lake. The ballet, on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, airs tonight, April 25 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014 Sascha Radetsky to Give His Farewell Performance with the American Ballet Theatre in COPPELIA, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2014

Sascha Radetsky, a Soloist with American Ballet Theatre since 2003, will give his farewell performance with the Company on July 3 at the Metropolitan Opera House in the role of Franz inCoppelia. Radetsky will dance opposite Xiomara Reyes in the role of Swanilda. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014 American Ballet Theatre Announces First Two Weeks of 2014 Spring Season Casting
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2014

Casting for the first two weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2014 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014 New English Ballet Theatre to Present TRYST: DEVOTION AND BETRAYAL, July 2-10
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

New English Ballet Theatre, founded by its Artistic Director Karen Pilkington-Miksa, made its successful debut at the Peacock Theatre in 2012. A highly profile performance at the ROH Linbury Theatre followed in October 2013 and this July sees the company return to the Peacock with an ambitious, exciting programme of five world premieres by the cream of the UK's emerging choreographic talent. With five performances at the Peacock Theatre and two at Canary Wharf's hidden gem of a theatre, Lanterns Studio Theatre, NEBT will present Tryst: Devotion and Betrayal, a varied and compelling evening performed by NEBT dancers and guest musicians with sets and costumes by rising designers. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014 International Dance Festival Birmingham 2014 Kicks Off in the UK Today
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2014

The award-winning International Dance Festival Birmingham, one of Europe's biggest dance festivals, returns to the city from today, 24 April 2014 - bringing the theatres, streets and squares of Birmingham to life with four consecutive weeks of dance. Following three previous successful festivals in 2008, 2010 and 2012, this biennial event, co-produced by DanceXchange and Birmingham Hippodrome, once again features an eclectic and jam-packed programme bursting with world-class performers, unique international collaborations, premieres, new commissions and a range of participatory opportunities in venues across Birmingham and the West Midlands. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014 BWW Reviews: BALLET HISPANICO at The Joyce Is a Celebration of Dance
by Frances Steiner - April 22, 2014

Ballet Hispanico was founded in 1970 by Tina Ramirez in order to "explore, preserve, and celebrate Latino cultures through dance." Through its repertory of over 100 works, Ballet Hispanico attempts to represent the diversity of Latino culture. This range was fully evident during their Saturday matinee performance at the Joyce Theater. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014 The Chicago Dancing Festival Returns for Its 8th Season, 8/20-23
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2014

The Chicago Dancing Festival (CDF), co-produced by renowned choreographer and Chicago native Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, returns for its 8th season of free dance performances and events, August 20 - 23, 2014, featuring top ballet, modern and hip-hop dancers from Chicago and across the country. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014 Jose Manuel Carreño to Perform in Ballet San Jose's Production of CARMEN, 5/9-11
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

Ballet San Jose Artistic Director and former star of American Ballet Theatre, English National Ballet and the Royal Ballet Jose Manuel Carreño will take the stage for the first time in more than a year for his debut in the role of Don Jose in Roland Petit's Carmen, partnering Ballet San Jose Principal Dancer Alexsandra Meijer in the title role, in two performances: Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10, at 8 pm. The roles will be performed by Ommi Pipit-Suksun and Rudy Candia for the Sunday, May 11 ,1:30 pm performance, and the program also features the Company premiere of Twyla Tharp's In the Upper Room. All performances of Carmen will feature full orchestral accompaniment by Symphony Silicon Valley under the baton of Paul Polivnick and there will be a pre-performance talk free to all ticket-holders 45-minutes prior to each performance. Tickets are priced $30-$105 and may be purchased at www.balletsj.org or by calling 408-288-2800. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014 BWW Reviews: Balanchine and the Lost Muse Presented by Elizabeth Kendall and Troy Schumacher
by Marjorie Liebert - April 22, 2014

Elizabeth Kendall, a dance and culture critic as well as a professor at the New School, presented a lecture/dance demonstration based on her 2013 published book, Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the making of a Choreographer, at the 92nd St. Y. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/20/2014 - 4/27/2014 MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's Older & Reckless Presents OLD & YOUNG AND RECKLESS TOGETHER, 5/15-17
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2014

Older & Reckless, MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's celebrated series curated by Artistic Director Claudia Moore, presents OLD & YOUNG AND RECKLESS TOGETHER featuring nine dance artists in four intergenerational works.David Earle, Troy Emery Twigg, Carol Anderson and Paul-Andre Fortier present their work from May 15-17 in Edition #32 ofOlder and Reckless. (more...)


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