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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...)
American Ballet Theatre's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY to Premiere at the Segerstrom, 3/3-8 American Ballet Theatre's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY to Premiere at the Segerstrom, 3/3-8
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2015

American Ballet Theatre returns to Segerstrom Center with the World Premiere of the classic ballet The Sleeping Beauty as choreographed by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. ABT's return to Orange County from March 3 - 8 marks the company's 23rd visit to the Center.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland Transforms into Princess Clara BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland Transforms into Princess Clara
by Rose Marija - December 24, 2014

Misty Copeland transforms into Clara the Princess... (more...)
Segerstrom Center to Present American Ballet Theatre's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, 3/3-8 Segerstrom Center to Present American Ballet Theatre's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, 3/3-8
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

American Ballet Theatre returns to Segerstrom Center premiering an all-new production of the classic ballet The Sleeping Beauty as choreographed by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. ABT's return to Orange County from March 3 - 8 marks the company's 23rd visit to the Center. Pacific Symphony will... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland Contributes Electric Energy to the American Ballet Theatre BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland Contributes Electric Energy to the American Ballet Theatre
by Rose Marija - November 12, 2014

When a gifted dancer continually gets better and better, breathes fresh air into a classic ballet, and attracts all the eyes in the theater, attention must not only be paid, but commanded. Misty Copeland is proving herself to be just such a dancer.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: LAR LUBOVITCH Dance Company at the Joyce BWW Reviews: LAR LUBOVITCH Dance Company at the Joyce
by Holly Kerr - October 21, 2014

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company at The Joyce Theater... (more...)
Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes to Retire from The American Ballet Theatre Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes to Retire from The American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2014

Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes, Principal Dancers with American Ballet Theatre, have announced their retirements from the Company at the conclusion of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City. “These three unique ballerinas have each made such distinctive contribution... (more...)
Royal New Zealand Ballet NamesFrancesco Ventriglia New Director Royal New Zealand Ballet NamesFrancesco Ventriglia New Director
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2014

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of 36 year old Italian Francesco Ventriglia as the company's new artistic director.... (more...)
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Launch Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced! A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Launch Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

From September 4-14, 2014, Houston Ballet launches its 45th season with the company premiere of John Neumeier's three-act ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream. The ballet is based on Shakespeare's lighthearted play of the same name and follows the hijinks and hilarity that ensues when a well-intentioned... (more...)
Sascha Radetsky Gives Farewell Performance with the American Ballet Theatre in COPPELIA Tonight Sascha Radetsky Gives Farewell Performance with the American Ballet Theatre in COPPELIA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 03, 2014

Sascha Radetsky, a Soloist with American Ballet Theatre since 2003, will give his farewell performance with the Company tonight, 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...)
Carmen de Lavallade Set for World Premiere of AS I REMEMBER IT at Jacob's Pillow This Weekend Carmen de Lavallade Set for World Premiere of AS I REMEMBER IT at Jacob's Pillow This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2014

Carmen de Lavallade's career as a dancer, choreographer, and stage and film actress spans more than six decades working with luminaries such as Lena Horne, Josephine Baker, Harry Belafonte, Alvin Ailey, and many others. She already holds the distinction of the longest Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival p... (more...)
Casting Announced for Seventh and Eighth Weeks of AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE'S 2014 Spring Season Casting Announced for Seventh and Eighth Weeks of AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE'S 2014 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2014

Casting for the seventh and eighth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2014 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's Cutting-edge CINDERELLA BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's Cutting-edge CINDERELLA
by Jessica Abejar - June 16, 2014

American Ballet Theatre's premiere of the Royal Ballet's Cinderella was a beautifully romantic and astonishingly comedic whirlwind of a fairytale. With Frederick Ashton's cutting-edge choreography set to Sergei Prokofiev's vibrant score, American Ballet Theatre delivered a ballet enjoyable for all a... (more...)



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