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Boston Ballet to Present FIRST LOOK, 7/30 Boston Ballet to Present FIRST LOOK, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2016

What:              Boston Ballet proudly presents a one-day-only performance, First Look, featuring new and returning dancers in Boston Ballet II (BBII), the second company, and select Boston Ballet School Summer Dance Program (SDP) students. SDP students will perform alongside BBII company members ... (more...)
Texas Ballet Theater Welcomes New Executive Director Vanessa Logan Texas Ballet Theater Welcomes New Executive Director Vanessa Logan
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2016

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT), the resident ballet company of Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth and AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, has named Vanessa Logan as its new executive director, effective September 6, Anne T. Bass, chairman of the TBT Board of Governors, announced.... (more...)
Boston Ballet to Present FIRST LOOK This Month Boston Ballet to Present FIRST LOOK This Month
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2016

Boston Ballet presents a one-day-only performance, First Look, featuring new and returning dancers in Boston Ballet II (BBII), the second company, and select Boston Ballet School Summer Dance Program (SDP) students. SDP students will perform alongside BBII company members in a range of works curated... (more...)
Boston Ballet Announces Roster, FIRST LOOK for BBII Boston Ballet Announces Roster, FIRST LOOK for BBII
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2016

July 20, 2016 (BOSTON, MA)—Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the 2016–17 season roster for Boston Ballet II (BBII), the second company, which will be comprised of 14 dancers. Both new and returning BBII dancers will perform together for the first time in First Look, a new prog... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Foundation Presents The Sarasota Ballet in its Joyce Debut The Joyce Theater Foundation Presents The Sarasota Ballet in its Joyce Debut
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is proud to present The Sarasota Ballet, making its Joyce Theater debut with the New York City premiere of A Knight of the British Ballet, a program of works honoring legendary choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton, from August 8to 13 at ... (more...)
Boston Ballet II Roster Announced; FIRST LOOK Set for July 30 Boston Ballet II Roster Announced; FIRST LOOK Set for July 30
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2016

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the 2016-17 season roster for Boston Ballet II (BBII), the second company, which will be comprised of 14 dancers.... (more...)
Shreveport Dance Academy Names Faculty for Summer Intensive Shreveport Dance Academy Names Faculty for Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016

LISA CHALMERS-NAUMANN and PHILLIP BROOMHEAD will be members of the faculty for the Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive from August 1-5, 2016 in Shreveport, Louisiana.... (more...)
Chicago Dancing Festival Releases Full Schedule of Events for 10th Anniversary, 8/23 Chicago Dancing Festival Releases Full Schedule of Events for 10th Anniversary, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016

CHICAGO (July 14, 2016) – The Chicago Dancing Festival, the nation's largest dance festival, proudly announces repertoire for its 10th annual series with George Balanchine's Concerto Barocco (performed byPennsylvania Ballet in its Chicago Dancing Festival debut), Alexander Ekman's Episode 31 (The Jo... (more...)
Excerpts from LA BAYADERE, SLEEPING BEAUTY & More Set for The Hartt School's 'From Studio to Stage' Excerpts from LA BAYADERE, SLEEPING BEAUTY & More Set for The Hartt School's 'From Studio to Stage'
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2016

The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) Dance Department presents an evening of ballet-The Kingdom Of The Shades from the full-length ballet La Bayadere, Aurora's Wedding from the ballet classic The Sleeping Beauty, and two ballets by legendary choreographer Antony Tudor-on Saturday, July 23, 2016... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet to Stage SCULPTURED DANCE, 8/11 Pacific Northwest Ballet to Stage SCULPTURED DANCE, 8/11
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2016

SEATTLE, WA— In a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Seattle Art Museum, Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced an evening of new dance works performed in, on, and around Olympic Sculpture Park artworks during the Summer at SAM series. As part of The Wallace Foundation... (more...)
New English Ballet Theatre Coming to Latitude Festival, 7/16 New English Ballet Theatre Coming to Latitude Festival, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - July 05, 2016

?On July 16th NEW ENGLISH BALLET THEATRE will perform three of its most popular works for audiences at the tenth anniversary of Latitude Festival at 1.30pm on the Waterfront Stage.  The three ballets are: Lonesome Gun and Mad Women choreographed by Royal Ballet Soloist Kristen McNally and Wundarra c... (more...)
Cast Set for TWYLA THARP AND THREE DANCES at The Joyce Theatre Cast Set for TWYLA THARP AND THREE DANCES at The Joyce Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2016

Twyla Tharp and Three Dances, the previously announced program conceived and directed by Twyla Tharp and featuring two classics and one premiere, will be presented by The Joyce Theater Foundation for two weeks next month, July 10-23, in its intimate Chelsea home, located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th... (more...)
BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE TRIPLE BILL, Birmingham Royal Ballet, June 2016 BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE TRIPLE BILL, Birmingham Royal Ballet, June 2016
by Emma Cann - June 24, 2016

The Birmingham Royal Ballet's Shakespeare celebrations continue this week as they conclude their Birmingham season with a Shakespeare Triple Bill, consisting of Jessica Lang's new Wink, José Limon's The Moor's Pavane and David Bintley's The Shakespeare Suite. Three contrasting dance styles and very ... (more...)
BalletX Announces 2016-17 Choreographic Fellowship Recipient BalletX Announces 2016-17 Choreographic Fellowship Recipient
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2016

BalletX has announced Cayetano Soto as the company's 2016-17 Choreographic Fellowship Mentor and Tommie-Waheed Evans as the 2016-17 Fellow! Each year, BalletX selects a fellow from an intensely competitive field of applicants, as well as a mentor, for the company's Choreographic Fellowship Program. ... (more...)
Choreographer Jonah Boaker to Present RULES OF THE GAME and More in 2016 Choreographer Jonah Boaker to Present RULES OF THE GAME and More in 2016
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2016

Even if 34-year-old Jonah Boaker had begun choreographing the year he was born, he would have had to have created one and a half dances a year to reach the 55 he has already created, and that's not counting, also co-founding two pioneering performance and rehearsal spaces in Bushwick and Williamsbur... (more...)
New York City Ballet to Host 2016 Fall Gala in September New York City Ballet to Host 2016 Fall Gala in September
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2016

On September 20, 2016, New York City Ballet will open its 2016-17 Season at Lincoln Center with the fifth anniversary of its annual Fall Fashion Gala, featuring an evening of world premiere ballets created by an internationally-acclaimed roster of choreographers and fashion designers.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Birmingham Royal Ballet, June 2016 BWW Review: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Birmingham Royal Ballet, June 2016
by Emma Cann - June 18, 2016

In a landmark year packed with Shakespearean productions to celebrate the 400th birthday of the Bard, the Birmingham Royal Ballet perform John Cranko's The Taming of the Shrew for the very first time. This adaptation is faithful to Shakespeare's source material; three suitors to the beautiful Bi... (more...)
Houston Ballet Academy Names New Interim Director Houston Ballet Academy Names New Interim Director
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2016

Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM announced today the appointment of Vicki Attard as Interim Director of Houston Ballet Academy.... (more...)
Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Full Schedule for 10th Anniversary Season Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Full Schedule for 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2016

CHICAGO —The Chicago Dancing Festival proudly celebrates its 10th anniversary of free programming featuring performances by leading ballet, modern and contemporary dancers from across the country, August 23-27, 2016. Just as the Festival draws from top dance companies, this year's program will once ... (more...)
Chris Myers to Recite Shakespeare Sonnets During Jessica Lang Dance's SWEET SILENT THOUGHT Chris Myers to Recite Shakespeare Sonnets During Jessica Lang Dance's SWEET SILENT THOUGHT
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2016

In honor of the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, Jessica Lang Dance will present the NY premiere of Sweet Silent Thought, inspired by five of the Master's sonnets.  The work  features readings of Sonnets 30, 40, 64, 71 and 105, by actors Chris Myers (Obie Award, Octoroon),  Chukwudi... (more...)
Boston Ballet to Promote Six Dancers for Upcoming Season Boston Ballet to Promote Six Dancers for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2016

May 26, 2016 (BOSTON, MA)—Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director of Boston Ballet, has announced six promotions from within the company for the 2016–2017 season. Soloists Anaïs Chalendard and Seo Hye Han have been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer, Second Soloist Junxiong Zhao to Soloist, and Cori... (more...)
Houston Ballet to Present GISELLE, 6/9-19 Houston Ballet to Present GISELLE, 6/9-19
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

From June 9 - 19, 2016, Houston Ballet will conclude its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of artistic director Stanton Welch's Giselle. The world premiere of Giselle is made possible through the generosity of longtime Houston Ballet supporter and trustee Lynn Wyatt. This production will showca... (more...)
Boston Ballet Announces Dancer Promotions Boston Ballet Announces Dancer Promotions
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director of Boston Ballet, has announced six promotions from within the company for the 2016–2017 season. Soloists Anaïs Chalendard and Seo Hye Han have been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer, Second Soloist Junxiong Zhao to Soloist, and Corina Gill to Second Soloist.... (more...)
Magloire to Present New Chamber Ballet, 6/17-18 Magloire to Present New Chamber Ballet, 6/17-18
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Miro Magloire announces performances of his New Chamber Ballet, featuring the world premiere of Constantine Baecher'sLost & Found, and Magloire's complete version of Ravel'd, a fast-paced trio set to Ravel's Sonata for violin and piano, # 2.... (more...)
BalletCollective to Collaborate with Architects & Choreographers for October Performances BalletCollective to Collaborate with Architects & Choreographers for October Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

BalletCollective's 2016 Season will further explore the company's unique collaborative process with world premiere works featuring two collaborations pairing architects Carlos Arnaiz and James Ramsey with composers Judd Greenstein and Ellis Ludwig-Leone respectively. Both works will be choreographed... (more...)



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