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BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Keeps Jerome Robbins Work Alive BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Keeps Jerome Robbins Work Alive
by Rose Marija - May 20, 2015

Jerome Robbins choreographic masterpiece, Goldberg Variations, to Johan Sebastian Bach's musical masterpiece of the same name, was first on New York City Ballet's program on Wednesday evening, May 13, replete with many stars of the company. Pianist Susan Walters sat far left on stage level, playing ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: SUZANNE FARRELL, a Guest of LIVE from NYPL, Recounts Her Legendary Ballet Career BWW Reviews: SUZANNE FARRELL, a Guest of LIVE from NYPL, Recounts Her Legendary Ballet Career
by Sondra Forsyth - May 14, 2015

Suzanne Farrell, one of the greatest ballerinas of her generation, proved herself to be a charming and thoroughly engaging raconteur when she appeared on the evening of May 12th 2015 as a guest of LIVE from NYPL. The event at the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in NYC was abl... (more...)
Ballet NY's July 2015 Season to Feature World Premiere, Works by Butler, Forsythe & More Ballet NY's July 2015 Season to Feature World Premiere, Works by Butler, Forsythe & More
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Ballet NY will present the world premiere of What Ever, choreographed by Medhi Bahiri, as well as works by John Butler, William Forsythe and Stanton Welch, July 9 - 11 at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street (at 9th Avenue).... (more...)
BWW Reviews: The Gods Prevail in NYCB's Black and White Festival II BWW Reviews: The Gods Prevail in NYCB's Black and White Festival II
by Melia Kraus-har - May 11, 2015

Hear the Dance:Russia, covered forty years of Balanchine accompanied by Stravinsky's music from his Apollo, created in 1928 for Diaghilev's Ballet Russes, to 1957's Agon, to two works from 1972, Duo Concertant and Symphony in Three Movements. In Balanchine's temple on Lincoln Center's campus, his ch... (more...)
BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Showcases Three Minimalist Masterpieces in 'Balanchine Black & White I' BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Showcases Three Minimalist Masterpieces in 'Balanchine Black & White I'
by Sondra Forsyth - May 06, 2015

The spring 2015 season of the New York City Ballet at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center boasts not one but two programs featuring George Balanchine's minimalist masterpieces that are affectionately referred to as the "leotard ballets" by dancers and devotees alike. On the evening of May 1s... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Christopher Wheeldon Speaks with Rita Moreno BWW Reviews: Christopher Wheeldon Speaks with Rita Moreno
by Rose Marija - May 05, 2015

On April 27th, Words On Dance and Symphony Space presented Ballet to Broadway: Christopher Wheeldon with Rita Moreno, at the Peter J. Sharp Theater, just two weeks after the opening of Wheeldon's An American in Paris, on Broadway. The evening consisted of film clips interspersed with conversation. O... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet to Finish Season with CARMINA BURANA, 5/29 Pacific Northwest Ballet to Finish Season with CARMINA BURANA, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

SEATTLE, WA – PNB closes its 2014-2015 season with CARMINA BURANA, a dynamic duo of repertory works. Set to Shostakovich's galvanic score, Alexei Ratmansky's crowd-pleasing Concerto DSCH, an “endlessly suspenseful construction [with] passages of breathtaking dance brilliance” (New York Times) dazzle... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Youth America Grand Prix's Starry Night of a Gala BWW Reviews: Youth America Grand Prix's Starry Night of a Gala
by Melia Kraus-har - April 22, 2015

In addition to being an incredible highlight of YAGP's work, what other night can one see the best of the best and the best to be on one stage? From quivering port de bras of an eager eleven year old to the stoic grace of Paloma Herrera, YAGP proudly endorsed its place in supporting generations of... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Ballet Stars Take Broadway in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS BWW Reviews: Ballet Stars Take Broadway in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Melia Kraus-har - April 21, 2015

Known for his contemporary, abstract choreography, Wheeldon's recent projects ventured towards epic storytelling, as with Cinderella, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and The Winter's Tale. Besides an exuberant audience, what came to mind on Wednesday, April 15th at the Palace Theatre, were curre... (more...)
Photo Flash: Dancers Over 40's Tribute to Ruth Page Photo Flash: Dancers Over 40's Tribute to Ruth Page
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

Monday's Dancers Over 40's Tribute honored Chicago Ballet's superstar Ruth Page in 'A World Apart' at Off-Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre, March 23, 2015. Check out photos below!... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet to Present SWAN LAKE, 4/10 Pacific Northwest Ballet to Present SWAN LAKE, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

SEATTLE, WA - Pacific Northwest Ballet's Swan Lake, choreographed by Founding Artistic Director Kent Stowell, returns to the McCaw Hall stage as the fifth offering of PNB's 2014-15 season. This beloved story ballet, revered by audiences and dancers alike, is classical ballet at its very best. Sumptu... (more...)
Joffrey Ballet to Close Season with NEW WORKS, 4/22 Joffrey Ballet to Close Season with NEW WORKS, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

CHICAGO – Following its highly praised Unique Voices triple bill, The Joffrey Ballet closes its 2014-2015season celebrating 20 years in Chicago with “New Works,” a mixed repertory program featuring two Joffrey/Chicago Premieres -- In Creases by New York City Ballet resident choreographer and soloist... (more...)
The Joffrey Ballet to Premiere NEW WORKS at Cadillac Palace Theatre, 4/22-5/3 The Joffrey Ballet to Premiere NEW WORKS at Cadillac Palace Theatre, 4/22-5/3
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

Following its highly praised Unique Voices triple bill, The Joffrey Ballet closes its 2014-2015 season celebrating 20 years in Chicago with “New Works,” a mixed repertory program featuring two Joffrey/Chicago Premieres -- In Creases by New York City Ballet resident choreographer and soloist Justin P... (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...)
School of American Ballet's 2015 Winter Ball Raises Over $1.39 Million School of American Ballet's 2015 Winter Ball Raises Over $1.39 Million
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

The School of American Ballet's 2015 Winter Ball took place at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on Monday, March 9, 2015 and raised more than $1.39 million for scholarships and school programs. Legendary French jeweler, Van Cleef & Arpels sponsored the glamorous, black-tie dinner dance for the... (more...)
BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Chases Winter's Chill With a Cheery and Cheeky Double Bill BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Chases Winter's Chill With a Cheery and Cheeky Double Bill
by Sondra Forsyth - February 27, 2015

New York City Ballet's 'All Balanchine III, Hear the Dance: Italy' features a perfect pairing of pieces that brim with Balanchine's incomparable sense of showmanship. Ballet is an art form, but Mr. B knew that it can also serve as sheer entertainment without losing integrity. Beyond that, he was a m... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: First Look at Trailer for World Premiere of New York City Ballet's BALLET 422 STAGE TUBE: First Look at Trailer for World Premiere of New York City Ballet's BALLET 422
by Stage Tube - February 06, 2015

From first rehearsal to world premiere, BALLET 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as Justin Peck, a young up-and-coming choreographer, crafts a new work. BALLET 422 illuminates the process behind the creation of a single ballet within the ongoing cycle of work at one of the world's great... (more...)
Ballet Kelowna to Present Canadian Premiere of THE ASHLEY BOUDER PROJECT with NYC Ballet Luminaries, 3/3 Ballet Kelowna to Present Canadian Premiere of THE ASHLEY BOUDER PROJECT with NYC Ballet Luminaries, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2015

In an incredible coup for Ballet Kelowna, New York City's finest dancers will travel west to light up Kelowna's Community Theatre (1375 Water Street) with the anticipated Canadian premiere of The Ashley Bouder Project, March 3 at 7:30pm. New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Ashley Bouder, and an e... (more...)
BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Brings its Unique Flavor to Lincoln Center BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Brings its Unique Flavor to Lincoln Center
by Rose Marija - February 02, 2015

In the first week of New York City Ballet's return to the Koch Theater after Nutcracker season, I was excited to attend the January 21st performance featuring Russian composers.... (more...)
NYC Ballet Presents a World Premiere by Soloist and Resident Choreographer, Justin Peck NYC Ballet Presents a World Premiere by Soloist and Resident Choreographer, Justin Peck
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

The New York City Ballet presents a World Premiere by NYCB Soloist and Resident Choreographer Justin Peck, which will premiere as part of the Company's annual New Combinations Evening on Wednesday, February 4. Set to Aaron Copland's symphonic score, Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo, the work will feat... (more...)
The Joyce Theater to Welcome The Royal Ballet The Joyce Theater to Welcome The Royal Ballet
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation presents the long-awaited NYC return of the UK's Royal Ballet – first time in over 11 years – at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center beginning with a gala performance on June 23, followed by two mix-billed programs of works by Frederick Ashton, Kenneth MacMillan,... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: New York City Ballet Presents Third Installation of Art Series With Dustin Yellin, 2/4 STAGE TUBE: New York City Ballet Presents Third Installation of Art Series With Dustin Yellin, 2/4
by Stage Tube - January 12, 2015

New York City Ballet will present the third installation of its acclaimed Art Series initiative during the Company's 2015 Winter Season. Launched in 2013, the New York City Ballet Art Series features annual collaborations between NYCB and contemporary visual artists who create original works inspi... (more...)
New York City Ballet Opens 2015 Season With Ballets By George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and Peter Martins New York City Ballet Opens 2015 Season With Ballets By George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and Peter Martins
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

New York City Ballet will open its 2015 Winter season on Tuesday, January 20, with a week of ballets by the Company's co-founding choreographers George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, and current Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins. Included are two all-Balanchine programs -- one consisting of Seren... (more...)
Peter Boal Set for Single Performance in New York City Ballet's THE NUTRACKER Peter Boal Set for Single Performance in New York City Ballet's THE NUTRACKER
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2014

The New York Times reports today that Peter Boal, who retired 10 year ago from the company, will perform with the production for a single matinee only on December 13. He will play 'Herr Drosselmeier.'... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at BALLET 422 Theatrical Release, Behind the Scenes of the New York City Ballet STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at BALLET 422 Theatrical Release, Behind the Scenes of the New York City Ballet
by Stage Tube - November 12, 2014

From first rehearsal to world premiere, BALLET 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as Justin Peck, a young up-and-coming choreographer, crafts a new work. BALLET 422 illuminates the process behind the creation of a single ballet within the ongoing cycle of work at one of the world's great... (more...)



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