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Kansas City Ballet to Conclude Season with RITE OF SPRING, 5/6 Kansas City Ballet to Conclude Season with RITE OF SPRING, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 15, 2016) — The 58th season of Kansas City Ballet closes with a mixed–repertory program of four bold and electrifying works in one performance: Viktor Plotnikov's WORLD PREMIERE, Vesna, featuring the music of Antonín Dvorák, Yuri Possokhov's Diving into the Lilacs including mu... (more...)
SMU Meadows Dance Ensemble to Perform APPALACHIAN SPRING with New Version of Copland's Score SMU Meadows Dance Ensemble to Perform APPALACHIAN SPRING with New Version of Copland's Score
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2016

On May 11, 2016, dancers from the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University will be the first to perform Martha Graham's iconic choreography for APPALACHIAN SPRING with a new version of Aaron Copland's score for full orchestra, completed in collaboration with the Martha Graham Danc... (more...)
SMU Meadows Dance Ensemble to Premiere New Interpretation of Stravinsky's THE FIREBIRD SMU Meadows Dance Ensemble to Premiere New Interpretation of Stravinsky's THE FIREBIRD
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2016

On May 11, 2016, the Meadows Dance Ensemble will perform the world premiere of a new interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Firebird by noted choreographers Claudia Lavista and Victor Manuel Ruiz, artistic directors of Delfos Danza Contemporanea in Mazatlan, Mexico. The newly choreographed version ... (more...)
Brandywine Ballet's 2016 Summer Intensive to be Held in July 2016; Faculty Announced Brandywine Ballet's 2016 Summer Intensive to be Held in July 2016; Faculty Announced
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2016

LISA CHALMERS-NAUMANN, KEITH LEE, and TERRY EDLEFSEN will be members of the faculty for the Brandywine Ballet's Summer Intensive in West Chester, Pennsylvania in July 2016.... (more...)
Colorado Ballet Announces Full Lineup for 2016-2017 Season Colorado Ballet Announces Full Lineup for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs announced the 2016-2017 season, which will feature technically-challenging classical ballets, innovative contemporary works and the 56th annual production of The Nutcracker.... (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...)
New York Premiere of Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO Set for Joyce Theater New York Premiere of Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO Set for Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is proud to present the New York premiere of Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO, a program of works featuring an exceptional company of dancers, including Simkiin's fellow American Ballet Theatre members Isabella Boylston, Alexandre Hammou... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Announces Retirement Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Announces Retirement
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2015

SEATTLE, WA, November 17, 2015 — Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal and principal dancer Maria Chapman have announced that Ms. Chapman has decided to retire. Ms. Chapman joined PNB as an apprentice in 1995 and was promoted to corps de ballet in 1996, soloist in 2005, and principal... (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 - October 08, 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...)
Ballet Idaho Promotes Two Principal Dancers Ballet Idaho Promotes Two Principal Dancers
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2015

Ballet Idaho announced that two company members have been promoted to the rank of principal dancer. Elizabeth Keller and Adrienne Kerr join returning principal dancers Phyllis Affrunti and Andrew Taft, along with 15 other company members and three apprentices/trainees to complete the roster for the ... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet Offers SEE THE MUSIC with Performances, Events & More Pacific Northwest Ballet Offers SEE THE MUSIC with Performances, Events & More
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2015

SEATTLE, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet opens its 2015-2016 season with SEE THE MUSIC, a terrific triple-bill of repertory works. After an eight-year hiatus, PNB welcomes the return of George Balanchine's Prodigal Son, choreographed by the ballet master at the age of 25 for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes... (more...)
American Repertory Ballet Launches 2015-16 Season with Open Rehearsal and More American Repertory Ballet Launches 2015-16 Season with Open Rehearsal and More
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2015

American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, will perform throughout New Jersey - in Princeton, New Brunswick, Lawrenceville, Branchburg, Rahway, Manasquan, South Orange, and Trenton - and at the Joyce Theater in New York City from September 2015 thro... (more...)
The KC Ballet Adds New Company Members The KC Ballet Adds New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2015

 Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the appointment of two new members, Elysa Hotchkiss and Thom Panto, and two new apprentices, Lilliana Hagerman and Naomi Hergott to the Kansas City Ballet Company. Additionally there are 10 new members of Kansas City Ballet's Second ... (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 Repertory Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season American Repertory Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2015

American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, will perform throughout New Jersey - in Princeton, New Brunswick, Lawrenceville, Branchburg, Rahway, Manasquan, South Orange, and Trenton - and at the Joyce Theater in New York City from September 2015 thro... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet to Offer SEE THE MUSIC with Performances, Events & More, 9/25 Pacific Northwest Ballet to Offer SEE THE MUSIC with Performances, Events & More, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2015

SEATTLE, WA – Pacific Northwest Ballet opens its 2015-2016 season with SEE THE MUSIC, a terrific triple-bill of repertory works. After an eight-year hiatus, PNB welcomes the return of George Balanchine's Prodigal Son, choreographed by the ballet master at the age of 25 for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes... (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...)
World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

Heightening its role as a powerful commissioning force, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center - The Music Center's acclaimed dance series - is introducing an exciting new chapter in dance with the world premiere of BalletNow, an original three-performance program for which American Balle... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet Finishes Season with CARMINA BURANA Tonight Pacific Northwest Ballet Finishes Season with CARMINA BURANA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 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...)
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...)
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...)
Karen Scalzitti-Kennedy to Teach Allen Civic Ballet's Summer Intensive Karen Scalzitti-Kennedy to Teach Allen Civic Ballet's Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

KAREN SCALZITTI-KENNEDY, former principal dancer of the Boston Ballet and Ballet West, will teach master classes for the Allen Civic Ballet's Summer Intensive on June 8, 9 and 10, 2015 at the Allen Civic Ballet's School in Allen, Texas.... (more...)
Frances Chung & Tiit Helimets Set for Allen Civic Ballet/Allen Philharmonic's SWAN LAKE ACT III, 5/1 Frances Chung & Tiit Helimets Set for Allen Civic Ballet/Allen Philharmonic's SWAN LAKE ACT III, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

FRANCES CHUNG and TIIT HELIMETS, principal dancers of the San Francisco Ballet, will appear as guest artists in the Allen Civic Ballet/Allen Philharmonic's joint production of Swan Lake Act III on May 16, 2015 at the Performing Arts Center at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. Ms. Chung and Mr. Heli... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents SWAN LAKE Tonight Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents SWAN LAKE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 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...)
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...)



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