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BWW Review: HAGOROMO Meditates on the Contrasts Between Heaven and Earth BWW Review: HAGOROMO Meditates on the Contrasts Between Heaven and Earth
by Christina Pandolfi - November 09, 2015

Rich in history and antiquated opulence, the BAM Harvey served as the ideal theater for David Michalek's imaginative Hagoromo, the world premiere of a multi-medium artistic portrait of self-proclaimed "Sky, Earth, World, Flesh". A venue rooted to its past with an aesthetic that looks toward the futu... (more...)
BWW Review: New York City Ballet Spans Hundreds of Years in 1 Performance BWW Review: New York City Ballet Spans Hundreds of Years in 1 Performance
by Rose Marija - October 21, 2015

On Thursday evening, October 15, 2015, the curtain rose at the David Koch Theater to reveal a colorful stage in the style of commedia dell'arte, vibrant scenery and costumes by Rouben Ter-Arutunian, and lighting by Mark Stanley. The occasion was George Balanchine's Harlequinade, created for the New ... (more...)
Performing Arts School at bergenPAC to Host Master Class Series with NYC Ballet Performing Arts School at bergenPAC to Host Master Class Series with NYC Ballet
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2015

The program will run on the following five Monday evenings at 6:30PM-8:00PM: November 16th, 2015, December 14th, 2015, February 8th, 2016, April 4th, 2016, and June 6th, 2016. Space is limited. For pricing or more information please contact, The Performing Arts School at (201) 482-8194 or education@... (more...)
BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Five Cutting-Edge Ballets BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Five Cutting-Edge Ballets
by Marsha Volgyi - October 15, 2015

The NYCB's performance of October 9th was an array of movements and interpretations: some of the works were incredible and others missed the mark.... (more...)
BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Serves up a Five-Course Feast of Ballets to the Music of American Composers BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Serves up a Five-Course Feast of Ballets to the Music of American Composers
by Sondra Forsyth - October 06, 2015

There may be no better way to chase the gloom of an unseasonably chilly and wind-whipped evening in NYC than to watch New York City Ballet's delightfully varied quintuple-bill entitled "Americana X Five". On October 2nd 2015, with Hurricane Joaquin's approach bringing on a gusty downpour, I was amon... (more...)
Dancers Over 40 to Perform CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC Event, 10/14 Dancers Over 40 to Perform CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC Event, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2015

Dancers Over 40 celebrates diversity in dance with Can't Stop the Music! Can't Stop the Dance! Diversity All Around Us! – featuring DO40 Advisory Board member Jerry Mitchell's new musical comedy, Gotta Dance – the incredible true story of ten determined dreamers who have three things in common:  the... (more...)
New York City Ballet's 2015 Fall Gala Set for Tonight New York City Ballet's 2015 Fall Gala Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2015

New York City Ballet's 2015 Fall Gala will once again bring together the worlds of dance and fashion with a program consisting of five ballets each featuring original costumes created by an international roster of six of the fashion world's most exciting creative artists.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET'S “Swan Lake” Gets Dance 10, Costumes and Scenery 0 BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET'S “Swan Lake” Gets Dance 10, Costumes and Scenery 0
by Sondra Forsyth - September 28, 2015

New York City Ballet's 'Swan Lake', which opened the 2015 fall season with performances from September 22nd to 29th, is a testament to the old adage that goes 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it.' In creating this iteration of one of the most beloved staples in ballet's classical canon, Artistic Direct... (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...)
Pennsylvania Ballet Announces Charles Askegard and Kyra Nichols as Ballet Masters Pennsylvania Ballet Announces Charles Askegard and Kyra Nichols as Ballet Masters
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2015

Philadelphia, PA (September 15, 2015) – Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella are pleased to announce that Charles Askegard, former Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theater, will be joining the Company as Ballet Master. Kyra Nichols, former New York City... (more...)
NYCB's Sara Mearns Departs The Joyce's Ballet Festival Due to Illness NYCB's Sara Mearns Departs The Joyce's Ballet Festival Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2015

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater Foundation, announced today that due to altitude sickness that also caused her to cancel scheduled performances at the recent Vail International Dance Festival, Sara Mearns will be unable to appear in the August 13 and 14 performances of The Joy... (more...)
Claudia Schreier Presents Program of Works at Ailey Citigroup Theater Tonight Claudia Schreier Presents Program of Works at Ailey Citigroup Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2015

Rising young choreographer CLAUDIA SCHREIER will present a program of her works, including three World Premieres, featuring dancers from New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem and more. The program will also feature an original commissioned score by multi-Emmy Award-w... (more...)
Daniel Ulbricht & Stars of American Ballet Set for Jacob's Pillow This Weekend Daniel Ulbricht & Stars of American Ballet Set for Jacob's Pillow This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

Following last season's popular BALLET 2014 engagement, New York City Ballet principal dancer Daniel Ulbricht returns with a topflight ensemble in remarkable works by a variety of acclaimed choreographers, performed to live music, this weekend, July 29-August 2 in the Ted Shawn Theatre.... (more...)
Daniel Ulbricht & Stars of American Ballet Set for Jacob's Pillow, 7/29-8/2 Daniel Ulbricht & Stars of American Ballet Set for Jacob's Pillow, 7/29-8/2
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2015

Following last season's popular BALLET 2014 engagement, New York City Ballet principal dancer Daniel Ulbricht returns with a topflight ensemble in remarkable works by a variety of acclaimed choreographers, performed to live music, July 29-August 2 in the Ted Shawn Theatre. Principals, soloists, and ... (more...)
Claudia Schreier to Present Program of Works at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 8/8 Claudia Schreier to Present Program of Works at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2015

Rising young choreographer CLAUDIA SCHREIER will present a program of her works, including three World Premieres, featuring dancers from New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem and more.  The program will also feature an original commissioned score by multi-Emmy Award-... (more...)
Summer Intensive 2015 Master Classes Open to Observers Summer Intensive 2015 Master Classes Open to Observers
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

In its on-going effort to share the joy of dance with a wider audience, the 2015 Summer Intensive Program at American Repertory Ballet's Princeton Ballet School is pleased to announce that its Master Classes will be open to observers. Leading Master Classes will be Broadway dancer Michael Mindlin, N... (more...)
BWW Dance TV Interviews: Judith Fugate and Medhi Bahiri BWW Dance TV Interviews: Judith Fugate and Medhi Bahiri
by Barnett Serchuk - July 01, 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...)
New York City Ballet's 2015 Fall Gala Set for 9/30 New York City Ballet's 2015 Fall Gala Set for 9/30
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

New York City Ballet's 2015 Fall Gala will once again bring together the worlds of dance and fashion with a program consisting of five ballets each featuring original costumes created by an international roster of six of the fashion world's most exciting creative artists.... (more...)
New York City Ballet Promotes Three Dancers New York City Ballet Promotes Three Dancers
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

New York City Ballet announced today the promotion of three of the Company's dancers. Soloists Lauren Lovette and Anthony Huxley have been promoted to the rank of principal dancer, and corps de ballet member Ashly Isaacs has been promoted to soloist.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: THE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET'S 2015 WORKSHOP Offers a Mostly Polished and Always Charming Peek at the Upcoming Generation of Dancers BWW Reviews: THE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET'S 2015 WORKSHOP Offers a Mostly Polished and Always Charming Peek at the Upcoming Generation of Dancers
by Sondra Forsyth - June 02, 2015

SAB's annual Workshop performances have been a treasured staple on NYC dance lovers' calendars ever since 1965 when the legendary Alexandra Danilova, then a faculty member, initiated the iconic spring ritual. The event is not a graduation ceremony, but rather a tantalizing glimpse of what the future... (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...)
BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Presents 21st Century Choreographers BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Presents 21st Century Choreographers
by Rose Marija - May 28, 2015

On May 21, 2015, at the David Koch Theater, New York City Ballet performed three works created by choreographers of today.... (more...)
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...)



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