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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...)
BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's MANON BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's MANON
by Jessica Abejar - June 06, 2014

American Ballet Theatre sent its audience on a thrill ride of joy, sorrow, and surprises in Manon. With Julie Kent and Roberto Bolle in the lead roles, choreography and direction by Sir Kenneth MacMillian, and music from the opera of the same name by Jules Massenet, the audience was treated to a pas... (more...)
Walking Distance Dance Festival Returns This Weekend Walking Distance Dance Festival Returns This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

ODC Theater's annual fringe-style festival returns for a third year with samplings of dance from around the nation. Over two days, today, May 30 - Saturday, May 31, the Walking Distance Dance Festival-SF will feature three programs of paired artists, a book reading and a site-adaptive performance at... (more...)
Carmen de Lavallade Set for World Premiere of AS I REMEMBER IT at Jacob's Pillow, 6/20-22 Carmen de Lavallade Set for World Premiere of AS I REMEMBER IT at Jacob's Pillow, 6/20-22
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 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...)
Houston Ballet Showcases Three Choreographers in MODERN MASTERS, Now thru 6/1 Houston Ballet Showcases Three Choreographers in MODERN MASTERS, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

From today, May 22 - June 1, 2014, Houston Ballet offers up a mixed repertory program showcasing works by three of the twentieth century's greatest choreographers entitled Modern Masters.... (more...)
The Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS, Now thru 6/1 The Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Now through June 1, 2014 Houston Ballet offers up a mixed repertory program showcasing works by three of the twentieth century's greatest choreographers entitled Modern Masters. The program features the company premiere of Jir?i? Kylia?n's comic and delightful Sechs Ta?nze (Six Dances), along with r... (more...)
BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Delights With Gallic-Flavored Highjinks in DON QUIXOTE BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Delights With Gallic-Flavored Highjinks in DON QUIXOTE
by Sondra Forsyth - May 20, 2014

On the rain-soaked evening of May 16th 2014, ABT delivered a mood-boosting performance of 'Don Quixote' for a full house of grateful dancegoers at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center. Dazzling Gallic-flavored dancing and full-throttle comedy to the music of Minkus helped to push dire flas... (more...)
Yuriko Kajiya and Jared Matthews to Give Farewell Performances at ABT, 7/5 Yuriko Kajiya and Jared Matthews to Give Farewell Performances at ABT, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Yuriko Kajiya and Jared Matthews, both Soloists with American Ballet Theatre since 2007, will give their farewell performances with the Company on Saturday, July 5 at the Metropolitan Opera House. Kajiya will debut in the role of Swanilda in Coppélia at the matinee, opposite Joseph Gorak as Franz, a... (more...)
The Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS, 5/22-6/1 The Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS, 5/22-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

From May 22 - June 1, 2014 Houston Ballet offers up a mixed repertory program showcasing works by three of the twentieth century's greatest choreographers entitled Modern Masters. The program features the company premiere of Jir?i? Kylia?n's comic and delightful Sechs Ta?nze (Six Dances), along with... (more...)
Houston Ballet to Showcase Three Choreographers in MODERN MASTERS, 5/22-6/1 Houston Ballet to Showcase Three Choreographers in MODERN MASTERS, 5/22-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

From May 22 - June 1, 2014, Houston Ballet offers up a mixed repertory program showcasing works by three of the twentieth century's greatest choreographers entitled Modern Masters. The program features the company premiere of Ji?i Kylian's comic and delightful Sechs Tanze (Six Dances), along with r... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting For Weeks Three & Four of Spring Season American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting For Weeks Three & Four of Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Casting for the third and fourth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2014 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.... (more...)
Jessica Lang Dance Coming to The Wallis, 5/30-31 Jessica Lang Dance Coming to The Wallis, 5/30-31
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the West-Coast debut of Jessica Lang Dance (Jessica Lang, Artistic Director) on May 30 and 31, 2014 at the Bram Goldsmith Theater. The performance will feature a diverse array of pieces from Jessica Lang Dance's repertoire including, "Li... (more...)
The Joyce to Present Christopher Wheeldon's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, 9/9-14 The Joyce to Present Christopher Wheeldon's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, 9/9-14
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2014

The Joyce Theater Foundation and The National Ballet of Canada are proud to present the New York premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's acclaimed production of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland at the David H. Koch Theater from September 9 - 14, 2014. This production, which had its world premiere by the ... (more...)





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