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BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre Offers a New Production of John Cranko's EUGENE ONEGIN, Courtesy of the National Ballet of Canada
by Sondra Forsyth - June 22, 2017

John Cranko's Eugene Onegin is often referred to as a “story ballet for grown-ups” since it is devoid of the fantasy birds and other magical creatures that populate so much of the classical ballet canon. The dancers portray real people with real emotions as Cranko brings to life Alexander Pushkin's ... (more...)
Misty Copeland to Guest Judge on NBC's WORLD OF DANCE Misty Copeland to Guest Judge on NBC's WORLD OF DANCE
by TV News Desk - June 21, 2017

Ballet dancer extraordinaire Misty Copeland, the first African-American principal ballerina in the history of American Ballet Theatre, will be a guest judge on the July 18 and July 25 episodes of NBC's new high-rated competition series WORLD OF DANCE.... (more...)
Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Announces Winners Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2017

The Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition hosted just under 200 dancers from countries around the world for the June 6-10 event at Symphony Space, New York City.  The rich display of international talent was breathtaking as dancers in four categories, ages 11 to 26, performed for medals... (more...)
Casting Announced for ABT's Final Two Weeks at The Met Casting Announced for ABT's Final Two Weeks at The Met
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2017

Casting for the seventh and eighth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.... (more...)
BWW Review: ABT's THE GOLDEN COCKEREL BWW Review: ABT's THE GOLDEN COCKEREL
by Barnett Serchuk - June 12, 2017

I was very excited to see ABT's 'The Golden Cockerel 'on June 2, 2017. Having heard so much about it, and having read extensively about the Fokine ballet production from 1937, not to mention watching the enticing video on YouTube, I was looking forward to a very magical evening. I can't say that thi... (more...)
BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre's THE GOLDEN COCKEREL BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre's THE GOLDEN COCKEREL
by Wesley Doucette - June 08, 2017

1914 is not a year that should conjure much nostalgia for those who survived it. Among smaller aggravations, the year marked the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and resulted in a half decade war, the likes of which the world had not seen. The year also marked the premiere of Fokine's '... (more...)
BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 6/2 - Chita Rivera Awards and More! BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 6/2 - Chita Rivera Awards and More!
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week!... (more...)
Kozlova International Ballet Competition Announces Judges Update Kozlova International Ballet Competition Announces Judges Update
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2017

Over 100 talented dancers from around the globe will gather in New York next week when the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition opens Tuesday, June 6th at 11:15 am with an opening ceremony and follows with Rounds - each dancer or couple having the opportunity to dance before the Jury.... (more...)
BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week!... (more...)
BWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Serves up a Phantasmagorical Helping of Whipped Cream BWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Serves up a Phantasmagorical Helping of Whipped Cream
by Sondra Forsyth - May 25, 2017

An overview on the NYC Metropolitan Opera web site of choreographer Alexei Ratmansky's newest work, “Whipped Cream”, calls the ballet a “dollop of delightful whimsy”. Yet the full-length production by ABT's Artist in Residence, with a run at the opera house from May 23rd to July 1st 2017, is in fact... (more...)
BWW Review: ABT's DON QUIXOTE Fires Up The 2017 Spring Season BWW Review: ABT's DON QUIXOTE Fires Up The 2017 Spring Season
by Christina Pandolfi - May 22, 2017

It takes the perfect spark to light a match, and on Thursday May 18, 2017, that spark was Soloist Christine Shevchenko. Replacing a temporarily injured Gillian Murphy, her rendition of Kitri was the cherry on top of the already delicious sundae that is Petipa's 'Don Quixote,' presented during the co... (more...)
BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 5/19 - THE STEP CREW and More! BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 5/19 - THE STEP CREW and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 5/19 - THE STEP CREW and More!... (more...)
Eglevsky Ballet Announces Student Workshop Performance 6/8 Eglevsky Ballet Announces Student Workshop Performance 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Executive Artistic Director Maurice Brandon Curry has announced details for the Eglevsky Ballet's Annual Student Workshop Performance to be held at The Olmstead Theater at Adelphi University on June 8 at 6:30 p.m. This year's Student Workshop will include world premiere works choreographed by Patric... (more...)
Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Honors ARTHUR MITCHELL 6/5-10 Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Honors ARTHUR MITCHELL 6/5-10
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The 7th Annual Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, rewarding excellence in both classical and modern dance, will take place June 6-10 at Symphony Space,95th Street and Broadway, NYC.   Semi-finals were held in Posadas, Argentina, September 2016, and  March 2017, at the theater of the... (more...)
ABT Announces Casting for First Two Weeks at The Met ABT Announces Casting for First Two Weeks at The Met
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2017

Casting for the first two weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.... (more...)
BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 4/28 - Rita Moreno with Lifetime Achievement Award and More! BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 4/28 - Rita Moreno with Lifetime Achievement Award and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week!... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Presents ABTKIDS, 5/20 American Ballet Theatre Presents ABTKIDS, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2017

At ABTKids, a unique hour-long program designed for children and families, ABT's company dancers will perform highlights from American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season on Saturday, May 20 at 11:30 A.M. at the Metropolitan Opera House.... (more...)
Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel's Frontier next month, a ballet inspired by President Kennedy and his space travel aspirations for America.... (more...)
BWW Dance Interview: Paul Boos BWW Dance Interview: Paul Boos
by Barnett Serchuk - April 17, 2017

Born in Sioux Falls, SD, Mr. Boos relocated himself to NY at 15 to study dance on full scholarship at the Harkness House. Following this, he studied on scholarship at the American Ballet Theater School, and finally the School of American Ballet. It was at SAB, while working extensively with both G... (more...)
BWW Review: YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX 2017 Delivers a Three-Evening Feast of Over-the-Top Dancing BWW Review: YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX 2017 Delivers a Three-Evening Feast of Over-the-Top Dancing
by Sondra Forsyth - April 17, 2017

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), the international competition that gives accomplished young dancers the chance to vie for coveted scholarships and company contracts, held the 2017 Final Rounds at the Koch Theater in Lincoln Center on Wednesday, April 12th. On Thursday, April 13th, the annual “Stars... (more...)
American Repertory Ballet's Annual Gala A Resounding Success American Repertory Ballet's Annual Gala A Resounding Success
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

American Repertory Ballet hosted its annual Gala, themed Pride and Prejudice: An Evening of Timeless Elegance, on Saturday, on March 25, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at the Heldrich Hotel in downtown New Brunswick, N.J. “Our annual gala was a great success,” says Board Chair Charles Metcalf.... (more...)
Dance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALA Dance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALA
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem (Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director; Anna Glass, Executive Director), is thrilled to announce that its 2017 hometown season will kick off on April 19 with a live performance by Grammy Award-winning recording artist India.Ariewith students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem Sch... (more...)
San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, ... (more...)
Schimmel Center Presents New York Theatre Ballet's UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE And THE ALICE-IN-WONDERLAND FOLLIES Schimmel Center Presents New York Theatre Ballet's UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE And THE ALICE-IN-WONDERLAND FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Schimmel Center presents New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) Uptown/Downtown/Dance at Schimmel Center, 3 Spruce Street, NYC, on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, 2017 at 7:30pm and The Alice-in-Wonderland Follies! on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3pm.... (more...)
Eglevsky Ballet Announces Summer Intensive Classes Eglevsky Ballet Announces Summer Intensive Classes
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

In 2015, the Eglevsky Ballet engaged Maurice B. Curry as its new Executive Artistic Director. In two years, the Eglevsky Ballet has doubled the enrollment in its dance academy and now boasts ten educators and a resident artist. A full slate of year-round ballet classes and workshops are offered for ... (more...)



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