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BWW SPOTLIGHT: Vienna Festival Ballet's Principal Female Dancer Emily-Joy Smith BWW SPOTLIGHT: Vienna Festival Ballet's Principal Female Dancer Emily-Joy Smith
by Jenny Antill - May 26, 2015

Vienna Festival Ballet is currently in the midst of its 35th Anniversary Gala UK tour which celebrates their extensive repertoire and wonderful performers. I had the privilege of speaking to the company's principal female dancer, Emily-Joy Smith, who is presently enjoying performing some of her favo... (more...)
BWW Reviews: ABT's 75th ANNIVERSARY GALA Served up a Retrospective Feast of Excerpts from the Company's Incomparable Repertoire BWW Reviews: ABT's 75th ANNIVERSARY GALA Served up a Retrospective Feast of Excerpts from the Company's Incomparable Repertoire
by Sondra Forsyth - May 21, 2015

ABT's 75th Anniversary Gala, a balletomane's dream of a performance on May 18th 2015 at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center, treated the nearly sold-out audience to a joyous celebration in dance and archival images of the American Ballet Theatre's seven-and-a-half decade reign as 'America... (more...)
The School of American Ballet's Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 Set for 6/2 The School of American Ballet's Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 Set for 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30pm in Juilliard's Morse Hall, followed by the performance at 7pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center. A seated dinner at 9pm at the Mandarin O... (more...)
BalletCollective's 2015 Season to Feature World Premieres, Vail Intl Festival BalletCollective's 2015 Season to Feature World Premieres, Vail Intl Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

BalletCollective's 2015 season will include its first performance at the Vail International Dance Festival, a residency at the Millbrook School, a residency at the Palm Theater in Telluride, and performances in New York City that will feature two world premiere ballets that showcase the company's co... (more...)
Manhattan Youth Ballet to Present WITH REGARD In Practice & Performance, 5/29-30 Manhattan Youth Ballet to Present WITH REGARD In Practice & Performance, 5/29-30
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD... In Practice & Performance from May 29 & 30, 2015 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center. In Practice & Performancewill feature world premieres by Brian Reeder, Marina Stavitskaya, Daniel Ulbricht, Frederick Earl Mosley and Natalia Boesch as well as George ... (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...)
AXIS Dance Company, Jessica Lang Dance, Miami City Ballet and More Set for Harris Theater's 2015-16 Dance Series AXIS Dance Company, Jessica Lang Dance, Miami City Ballet and More Set for Harris Theater's 2015-16 Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

President and Managing Director of The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Michael Tiknis, announced today the dance performances for the 2015-16 Harris Theater Presents season. High wattage stars and accomplished masters comprise one of the most highly anticipated dance seasons to date.... (more...)
School of American Ballet to Host Workshop Performance Benefit 2015, 6/2 School of American Ballet to Host Workshop Performance Benefit 2015, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30pm in Juilliard's Morse Hall, followed by the performance at 7pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center. A seated dinner at 9pm at the Mandarin O... (more...)
Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang & Reggie Wilson Receive City Center Fellowships Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang & Reggie Wilson Receive City Center Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang and Reggie Wilson have been awarded New York City Center's 2015 Choreography Fellowships. The Fellowship supports choreographers at critical stages in their careers and reflects City Center's long history of nurturing dance makers, from George Balanchine to ... (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...)
Princeton Ballet School to Host 2nd Annual Fashion Show, 6/12 Princeton Ballet School to Host 2nd Annual Fashion Show, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2015

On Friday, June 12, 2015 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at the Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman, NJ, Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, will host its second annual fashion show: 'Turn Out for Fashion.' All proceeds of this event will support the Princeton Ballet... (more...)
Inland Pacific Ballet to Present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, 4/25-5/16 Inland Pacific Ballet to Present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, 4/25-5/16
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Southern California's premiere professional ballet company, Inland Pacific Ballet (IPB), celebrating its 20th season, presents Beauty and the Beast, a breathtaking full-length ballet based on the time honored fairy tale with 10 performances taking place from April 25 through May 16, 2015 in theaters... (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...)
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Will Return to The Joyce in May Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Will Return to The Joyce in May
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

The Joyce Theater will present a two-week engagement of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, from May 12-24, offering two programs that include works by Alejandro Cerrudo, Nacho Duato, Ji?íKylián and Crystal Pite. Tickets range in price from $10-$59 ($10-$44 for Joyce Theater members) and can be arranged t... (more...)
Vail International Dance Festival Sets 2015 Season Vail International Dance Festival Sets 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2015 schedule to be held July 27 through August 10, marking its 27th season with world premieres, exceptional debuts, and captivating collaborations. Located in the pristine alpine community of Vail, Colorado, the Festival features many of the worl... (more...)
American Repertory Ballet to Host DANCING YOUR WAY INTO COLLEGE, 4/17 American Repertory Ballet to Host DANCING YOUR WAY INTO COLLEGE, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

On Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:15 pm, American Repertory Ballet will host 'Dancing Your Way into College,' an On Pointe enrichment series event. This event will be held at ARB's Princeton studios, located in the Princeton Shopping Center (301 North Harrison Street, above McCaffrey's). This event is ... (more...)
The New York City Ballet Presents the 2015 Spring Season, Featuring LA SYLPHIDE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, and More!, 4/28 The New York City Ballet Presents the 2015 Spring Season, Featuring LA SYLPHIDE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, and More!, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

New York City Ballet will open its 2015 Spring Season on Tuesday, April 28 with three programs of 12 landmark Black & White ballets by George Balanchine: Monumentum pro Gesualdo, Movements for Piano and Orchestra, Concerto Barocco, Episodes, The Four Temperaments, Apollo, Agon, Duo Concertant, Symph... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM is Magnificent at City Center BWW Reviews: DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM is Magnificent at City Center
by Marina Kennedy - April 14, 2015

Dance Theatre of Harlem enjoyed a magnificent season at City Center.... (more...)
Northrop Announces 2015-2016 Season Northrop Announces 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2015

Northrop announces its 2015//16 season, featuring nine renowned dance companies and five performances with live music. Returning favorites include Alivn Ailey American Dance Theater and Mark Morris Dance Group. Newcomers to the Twin Cities dance scene Jessica Lang and Michelle Dorrance will also tak... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM Comes Home to City Center BWW Reviews: DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM Comes Home to City Center
by Sondra Forsyth - April 10, 2015

Opening night of Dance Theater of Harlem's 2015 season at City Center began with a curtain speech by Artistic Director Virginia Johnson, who was visibly more excited and confident on this third anniversary of the rebirth of the legendary company than she had been in 2014 when DTH danced at Jazz at L... (more...)
The Kansas City Ballet Concludes Its 2014-2015 Season with DANCES DARING (THEN AND NOW), 5/8-17 The Kansas City Ballet Concludes Its 2014-2015 Season with DANCES DARING (THEN AND NOW), 5/8-17
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

The 57th season of Kansas City Ballet closes with “Dances Daring (Then and Now),” with four electrifying works in one performance: Edwaard Liang's Wunderland,featuring the music of Philip Glass, is a haunting, visually striking contemporary ballet; performed in celebration of the centennial of his b... (more...)
PNB Dancer Brittany Reid Announces Retirement PNB Dancer Brittany Reid Announces Retirement
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2015

Pacific Northwest Ballet corps de ballet dancer Brittany Reid has announced she will be retiring at the end of the run of Kent Stowell's Swan Lake (April 10 - 19), following a 15-year career with PNB.... (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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