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Nashville Ballet to Perform at JFK Center in DC, 4/17 Nashville Ballet to Perform at JFK Center in DC, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Nashville Ballet will make its debut appearance at the famed John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. to perform The Ben Folds Project April 17-23, 2017, as a part of the Ballet Across America series. Illustrating the most exciting, innovative dance happening across America... (more...)
Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12 Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

 On July 29, the Vail Dance Festival kicks off its 29th year (July 29- August 12) with a season of new collaborations, artist debuts, and world premieres.... (more...)
BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed This Week - February 24th, 2017 BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed This Week - February 24th, 2017
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 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 to Fly Kevin McKenzie's SWAN LAKE to Kennedy Center American Ballet Theatre to Fly Kevin McKenzie's SWAN LAKE to Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2016

American Ballet Theatre marks its annual engagement with one of the most beloved full-length classical ballets, Swan Lake, January 25-29 for seven performances in the Opera House.... (more...)
Ballerina Misty Copeland to Headline MadameNoire's SHE'S THE BOSS Season 3 Ballerina Misty Copeland to Headline MadameNoire's SHE'S THE BOSS Season 3
by TV News Desk - October 05, 2016

MadameNoire, the leading lifestyle and news website for Black Women, announces the return of one of the site's premiere content franchises, 'She's The Boss', presented by innovative hair care brand African Pride. Since 2014, the franchise has showcased some of the country's most successful, business... (more...)
The Washington Ballet Welcomes Monica Stephenson The Washington Ballet Welcomes Monica Stephenson
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2016

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce that Monica Stephenson joined the faculty at The Washington Ballet's southeast campus TWB@THEARC effective September 1. The move reaffirms TWB's commitment to continuing the growth and excellence of education and community engagement programs in th... (more...)
The Hartt Community Division Dance Presents THE RED SHOES Today The Hartt Community Division Dance Presents THE RED SHOES Today
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2016

Today, Friday, June 10, at 7:30 p.m., The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) presents the world premiere of the ballet THE RED SHOES, featuring a newly created score with live piano, recorded music, and new compositions by Jessica Rudman, with original story and choreography by Susannah Marchese.... (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...)
The Hartt Community Division Dance to Present THE RED SHOES The Hartt Community Division Dance to Present THE RED SHOES
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

On Friday, June 10, at 7:30 p.m., The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) presents the world premiere of the ballet THE RED SHOES, featuring a newly created score with live piano, recorded music, and new compositions by Jessica Rudman, with original story and choreography by Susannah Marchese.... (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...)
Dance/NYC to Host 7th Annual Symposium Dance/NYC to Host 7th Annual Symposium
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2016

Dance/NYC, New York City's leading organization dedicated to promoting the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the metropolitan area, today announced its seventh annual 2016 Symposium happening Sunday, February 28, 2016, at Gibney Dance Center's newly renovated downtown lo... (more...)
ABT's THE NUTCRACKER Begins Tonight at Segerstrom Center ABT's THE NUTCRACKER Begins Tonight at Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker, co-presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts and ABT, and choreographed by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky, will be given 14 performances at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, tonight, December 10-20, 2015.... (more...)
BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre, Marcelo Gomes Choreographer World Premiere AfterEffect was Delightfully Affective BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre, Marcelo Gomes Choreographer World Premiere AfterEffect was Delightfully Affective
by Marsha Volgyi - November 02, 2015

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BWW Review: BALLET MEMPHIS Brings Diversity and a Southern Sensibility to a Run at the Joyce BWW Review: BALLET MEMPHIS Brings Diversity and a Southern Sensibility to a Run at the Joyce
by Sondra Forsyth - November 02, 2015

In the wake of the media frenzy about African-American ballerina Misty Copeland, a recent article in The New York Times by Gia Kourlas applauds the fact that the American Ballet Theatre and the New York City Ballet are featuring black, Asian, Latino, and multiracial dancers 'where it matters most: L... (more...)
BWW Review: CTFD Gala at City Center BWW Review: CTFD Gala at City Center
by Wesley Doucette - October 06, 2015

Career Transitions for Dancers Presents Star Studded Retrospective at City Center.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Principal Dancer Isabella Boylston in 'Snow Day'; Among Dancers to Perform with ABT, 10/8 STAGE TUBE: Principal Dancer Isabella Boylston in 'Snow Day'; Among Dancers to Perform with ABT, 10/8
by Stage Tube - September 21, 2015

The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts presents American Ballet Theatre in it's third appearance at Bard College on Friday, October 9 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, October 10 at 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, October 11 at 2 p.m. The October weekend program features Alexei Ratmansky's Piano Concerto... (more...)
Casting Announced for ABT's THE NUTCRACKER at Segerstrom Center This Winter Casting Announced for ABT's THE NUTCRACKER at Segerstrom Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

Casting for American Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker, co-presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts and ABT, was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, ABT Artistic Director. Choreographed by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky, The Nutcracker will be given 14 performances at Segerstrom Center for... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Sets Dancers for 2015 Fall Season at Koch Theatre American Ballet Theatre Sets Dancers for 2015 Fall Season at Koch Theatre
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

American Ballet Theatre opens its Fall season on Wednesday, October 21 at 6:30 P.M. with a special opening night Gala performance, highlighted by the New York City premiere of a new work by Mark Morris, with music by Johann Nepomuk Hummel (Septet in C Major, No. 2 'Military') and costumes by Issac M... (more...)
BWW Reviews: At Long Last - Misty Copeland Has Been Promoted to Principal BWW Reviews: At Long Last - Misty Copeland Has Been Promoted to Principal
by Rose Marija - July 14, 2015

No other ballet dancer has received more publicity than Misty Copeland during the last five years. Her promotion to principal dancer of American Ballet Theatre was announced on June 30, 2015, and picked up immediately by most newspapers and television news shows, including the front page of the New ... (more...)
27th Vail International Dance Festival to Kick Off July 27 27th Vail International Dance Festival to Kick Off July 27
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2015

Fans of the arts and luxury travel will not want to miss the 27th season of the Vail International Dance Festival this summer, which will take place from July 27-August 10. ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's CINDERELLA BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's CINDERELLA
by Barnett Serchuk - July 06, 2015

When the Sadler's Wells (now the Royal Ballet) first performed "Cinderella" on its triumphant 1949 debut performance at the old Metropolitan Opera, John Martin, the eminent New York Times dance critic, was not engrossed. He wrote that it was difficult to be enthusiastic about it, but "if it were str... (more...)
BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Presents a New Swan Queen BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Presents a New Swan Queen
by Rose Marija - July 02, 2015

At the matinee performance of Swan Lake on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Misty Copeland spread her wings, giving her first New York City performance of Odette-Odile in ABT's Swan Lake, choreography by Kevin McKenzie after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, to the glorious music of Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky. ... (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: 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...)



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