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The Washington Ballet's Julie Kent Announces Schedule for 2016-2017 Season The Washington Ballet's Julie Kent Announces Schedule for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. -The Washington Ballet's (TWB) new Artistic Director Julie Kent unveiled the Company's 2016.2017 40th Anniversary Season to a crowd at the Company's England Studio at its Northwest headquarters in Washington, DC on Tuesday. ... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting for Fifth & Sixth Weeks of 2016 Spring Season American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting for Fifth & Sixth Weeks of 2016 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Casting for the fifth and sixth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.... (more...)
Polina Semionova Withdraws from ABT Polina Semionova Withdraws from ABT
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2016

Principal Dancer Polina Semionova will take a medical leave during American Ballet Theatre's Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House, withdrawing from all previously scheduled performances, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director.... (more...)
JESSICA LANG DANCE Announces 5th Season - Three New York Premieres and More! JESSICA LANG DANCE Announces 5th Season - Three New York Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2016

Jessica Lang Dance, under the artistic direction of choreographer Jessica Lang, will celebrate its 5th Anniversary season with a week-long engagement at The Joyce Theater on June 14 – 19, 2016, featuring five pieces, including three New York premieres. There will be a post-performance Curtain Chat d... (more...)
Boston Ballet to Close 2015-16 Season with MIRRORS Boston Ballet to Close 2015-16 Season with MIRRORS
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2016

Boston Ballet presents Mirrors: a diverse selection of thought-provoking works that reflect the many facets of contemporary ballet, featuring two eagerly anticipated world premieres by Karole Armitage and Yury Yanowsky.... (more...)
Allen Civic Ballet & Allen Philharmonic to Welcome Special Guests for Upcoming Concert Allen Civic Ballet & Allen Philharmonic to Welcome Special Guests for Upcoming Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2016

LILLIANA HAGERMAN and LAMIN PEREIA DOS SANTOS of the Kansas City Ballet will appear as guest artists with the Allen Civic Ballet and Allen Philharmonic at the Performing Arts Center at Allen High School in Allen, Texas on May 19, 2016. This will be a joint performance of the Allen Civic Ballet and t... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Misty Copeland in A BALLERINA'S TALE, Premiering Tonight on Detroit Public TV STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Misty Copeland in A BALLERINA'S TALE, Premiering Tonight on Detroit Public TV
by Stage Tube - February 09, 2016

Few dancers reach the elite level of ballet; of that already small number only a fraction are black women. Misty Copeland shattered those barriers in 2015, making history as the first African American principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre (ABT).... (more...)
Martha Graham Dance Company Announces Programming for 90th Anniversary Season at NY City Center Martha Graham Dance Company Announces Programming for 90th Anniversary Season at NY City Center
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2016

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company celebrates its 90th anniversary season April 14?18, 2016, at New York City Center. The season will feature several of Martha Graham's most important masterworks, including Chronicle (1936), Appalachian Spring (1944), Cave of the Heart (1946), Lamentatio... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc to Welcome BalletBoyz The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc to Welcome BalletBoyz
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the British all-male, award-winning contemporary dance company BalletBoyz, with an exciting program featuring the New York premieres of two works by acclaimed British choreographers: a Joyce Theater co-commi... (more...)
The Kennedy Center to Welcome The Joffrey Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER This Month The Kennedy Center to Welcome The Joffrey Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER This Month
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts welcomes The Joffrey Ballet (#JoffreyKenCen) for seven performances of Robert Joffrey's THE NUTCRACKER in the Kennedy Center Opera House, November 25-29, 2015. The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra will accompany all performances.... (more...)
Mariinsky Ballet, Cloud Gate, ABT & More Set for The Music Center's 2015-16 Dance Season Mariinsky Ballet, Cloud Gate, ABT & More Set for The Music Center's 2015-16 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - October 08, 2015

With the continued growth of its celebrated Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center series, and the success of its highly popular participatory dance experiences, The Music Center has become an important hub for dance in Los Angeles. Its 2015-2016 dance season is a prime example of the com... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Presents Jessica Lang Dance in THE WANDERER, July 29-August 9 Jacob's Pillow Presents Jessica Lang Dance in THE WANDERER, July 29-August 9
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2015

Contemporary ballet company Jessica Lang Dance, led by founder, choreographer, and Artistic Director Jessica Lang, returns to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival for an extended two-week run of The Wanderer, July 29-August 9 in the Doris Duke Theatre.... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Announces New Promotions American Ballet Theatre Announces New Promotions
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

Stella Abrera and Misty Copeland have been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Arron Scott and Cassandra Trenary have been promoted to Soloist effective August 1, 2015.   In addition, Maria Kochetkova, a principal dancer with San F... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland is American Ballet Theatre's Newest Juliet BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland is American Ballet Theatre's Newest Juliet
by Rose Marija - June 24, 2015

On June 16, 2015, I was privileged to be in attendance at the Metropolitan Opera House for Misty Copeland's debut performance of Juliet in Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet, set to Sergei Prokofiev's exciting score. This ballet has been in ABT's repertory since 1985, with scenery and costumes... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Designing Women with Kenneth MacMillan BWW Reviews: Designing Women with Kenneth MacMillan
by Melia Kraus-har - June 23, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 75th anniversary spring season honored the legacy of the company's seasoned dancers and showcased its younger ranks. Mixed bills displaying a range of classic and neo-classic roles segued into ABT's strongest realm: the story ballet. Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie offered... (more...)
BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Performs La Bayadere BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Performs La Bayadere
by Rose Marija - June 05, 2015

Set in the Royal India of the past, La Bayadere is a story of eternal love, mystery, fate, vengeance, and justice. On Tuesday, June 2nd, at the Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, I was transported to this far away place and time by a marvelous cast, with some of ABT's finest dancers, in a mag... (more...)
Review Roundup: American Ballet Theater's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY at the Metropolitan Opera House Review Roundup: American Ballet Theater's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY at the Metropolitan Opera House
by Review Roundups - June 02, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House includes the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Presents 21st Century Choreographers BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Presents 21st Century Choreographers
by Rose Marija - May 28, 2015

On May 21, 2015, at the David Koch Theater, New York City Ballet performed three works created by choreographers of today.... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre to Present ABTKIDS, 6/13 American Ballet Theatre to Present ABTKIDS, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

ABTKids, a unique hour-long program designed for children and families, will present a performance of highlights from American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Spring Season on Saturday, June 13 at 11:30 A.M. at the Metropolitan Opera House. ... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free Lineup Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: ABT's 75th ANNIVERSARY GALA Served up a Retrospective Feast of Excerpts from the Company's Incomparable Repertoire BWW Reviews: ABT's 75th ANNIVERSARY GALA Served up a Retrospective Feast of Excerpts from the Company's Incomparable Repertoire
by Sondra Forsyth - May 21, 2015

ABT's 75th Anniversary Gala, a balletomane's dream of a performance on May 18th 2015 at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center, treated the nearly sold-out audience to a joyous celebration in dance and archival images of the American Ballet Theatre's seven-and-a-half decade reign as 'America... (more...)
Mariinsky Ballet, Cloud Gate, ABT & More Set for The Music Center's 2015-16 Dance Season Mariinsky Ballet, Cloud Gate, ABT & More Set for The Music Center's 2015-16 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

With the continued growth of its celebrated Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center series, and the success of its highly popular participatory dance experiences, The Music Center has become an important hub for dance in Los Angeles. Its 2015-2016 dance season is a prime example of the com... (more...)
Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang & Reggie Wilson Receive City Center Fellowships Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang & Reggie Wilson Receive City Center Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang and Reggie Wilson have been awarded New York City Center's 2015 Choreography Fellowships. The Fellowship supports choreographers at critical stages in their careers and reflects City Center's long history of nurturing dance makers, from George Balanchine to ... (more...)
New York City Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season - Justin Peck World Premieres, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins & More! New York City Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season - Justin Peck World Premieres, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins & More!
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

New York City Ballet will open its 2015-16 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 22 with eight performances of Peter Martins' production of Tschaikovsky's Swan Lake, through Tuesday, September 29, to launch the Company's 2015 Fall Season, which will continue for four weeks through Sunday, O... (more...)
Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS, Now thru 3/22 Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS, Now thru 3/22
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

From today. March 12 - 22, 2015 Houston Ballet offers up Modern Masters, a spring mixed repertory program showcasing works by three of the twentieth century's greatest choreographers.... (more...)




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by Sondra Forsyth