American Ballet Theatre News

Review Roundup: American Ballet Theater's WHIPPED CREAMReview Roundup: American Ballet Theater's WHIPPED CREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

American Ballet Theatre presented the World Premiere of an all-new production of Whipped Cream, a two-act ballet choreographed by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky, with sets and costumes by artist Mark Ryden. It opened on March 15, 2017 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California. (more...)

Ask Any Dancer. Taking Class Makes You Feel Happy.Ask Any Dancer. Taking Class Makes You Feel Happy.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Get ready for spring in the Marblehead School of Ballet's (MSB) adult ballet class on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the studio, located at 115 Pleasant Street, in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  Dancers with elementary and intermediate levels of are invited to register for a series or drop-in and take a dance class. (more...)

BWW Review: A TRIBUTE TO ASHTON at Sarasota BalletBWW Review: A TRIBUTE TO ASHTON at Sarasota Ballet
by Carolan Trbovich - Mar 15, 2017

Stunning Tribute to Sir Frederick Ashton By Sarasota Ballet (more...)

Harris Theater Presents Music & Dance 2017-18 SeasonHarris Theater Presents Music & Dance 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

 The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to announce its fourteenth season of Harris Theater Presents performances exploring companies and stories of epic magnitude. Experience the 400-year-old cycle of Monteverdi's last surviving operas sung by the Monteverdi Choir and led by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Mark Morris Dance Group's staged production of Layla and Majnun; the love story that has been told for centuries, and America's premier ballet company, American Ballet Theatre. Full performance details are outlined below. (more...)

Announcing Princeton Ballet School's 2017 Summer Intensive Guest FacultyAnnouncing Princeton Ballet School's 2017 Summer Intensive Guest Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, announces its guest faculty for its highly celebrated Summer Intensive program held in Princeton, N.J., from June 26-July 28, 2017. First held in 1981, Princeton Ballet School's Summer Intensive is one of the oldest in the United States. The final U.S. audition for the program before the audition tour goes oversees to Europe will be this Sunday, March 12 in New York City. (more...)

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have MissedBWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed
by - Mar 10, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week! (more...)

Marcelo Gomes Joins The Sarasota Ballet for A TRIBUTE TO ASHTONMarcelo Gomes Joins The Sarasota Ballet for A TRIBUTE TO ASHTON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet is pleased to annouce that star of American Ballet Theatre (ABT), Marcelo Gomes, will be joing the Company as a guest artist for this production. Mr. Gomes will be performing the role of the Young Man in Ashton's The Two Pigeons for the Friday and Saturday evening performances. He is considered one of classical ballet's most sought-after male dancers, and has performed all over the world as a Principal dancer with ABT and as a guest dancer with companies such as the Bolshoi Ballet, the Mariinsky Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Dutch National Ballet and Matthew Bourne's New Adventures. He has been described by Alastair Macauley in The New York Times as 'Ballet Theater's central artist, the most natural dance-actor, the greatest of all partners,' and by Pia Catton in The Wall Street Journal  as a dancer whose 'jump explodes up with the boom of a bass drum-yet floats down with the grace of a violin note.' (more...)

Kathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo to be Masters of Ceremony at New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas GalaKathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo to be Masters of Ceremony at New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas Gala, co-chaired by Sarah Arison, Slobodan Randjelovic, and Jon Stryker and with award-winning actors Kathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo as masters of ceremony, pays tribute to Live Arts' annual Live Ideas Festival. The Gala will take place at the Highline Ballroom, located at 431 W 16th Street, New York City on Monday, April 3 with a cocktail reception at 6:30pmfollowed by the dinner and program at 7:15pm. (more...)

111 Southern California Students Named as Semifinalists in The Music Center's 29th Annual Spotlight Program111 Southern California Students Named as Semifinalists in The Music Center's 29th Annual Spotlight Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Music Center named 111 of some of Southern California's most talented high school students as semifinalists in The Music Center's 29th annual Spotlight (Spotlight) program, a free nationally-acclaimed scholarship and arts training program for teens.  An important part of The Music Center's fundamental support for arts education, Spotlight is more than a competition.  The program provides opportunities for Southern California high school students to acquire the skills they need to pursue their dreams in the performing arts, ranging from the development of performance abilities in numerous genres to roles in arts management, along with valuable workforce readiness skills. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Canadian history comes to life on the stage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts this spring when Harry Somers' Louis Riel returns to the Canadian Opera Company. A new production of this uniquely Canadian contribution to the opera world is being conceived by one of Canadian theatre's most acclaimed and inventive directors, Peter Hinton, with the COC's celebrated music director, Johannes Debus, conducting. This production of Louis Riel is proudly presented by the COC and its co-producer, National Arts Centre (NAC), in anticipation of Canada's sesquicentennial and the 50th anniversary of the opera's premiere. Louis Riel is sung in English, French, Michif and Cree with English, French, Michif and Cree SURTITLESTM, and runs for seven performances by the COC on April 20, 23, 26, 29, May 2, 5, 13, 2017 at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. It will premiere in Ottawa by the NAC on June 15 and 17, 2017. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Presents The Joyce Debut of the World-Renowned Hamburg BalletThe Joyce Theater Presents The Joyce Debut of the World-Renowned Hamburg Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to welcome the revered Hamburg Ballet in its Joyce debut, featuring the New York Premiere of Ballet Director and Chief Choreographer John Neumeier's Old Friends, from March 21 - 25. Tickets range in price from $26-$66 and can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org. (more...)

Ilda Morales will Teach A Master Class for Classical Ballet TheatreIlda Morales will Teach A Master Class for Classical Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

HILDA MORALES, former soloist of American Ballet Theatre, and former principal dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet, will be teaching a master class for the Classical Ballet Theatre in Herndon, Virginia on March 26, 2017. (more...)

FIRE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL Returns this Summer to Benefit Dancers Responding to AIDSFIRE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL Returns this Summer to Benefit Dancers Responding to AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Fire Island Dance Festival, one of the most anticipated charitable events of the Fire Island summer, will return to bring extraordinary dance and an incomparable weekend of culture on July 14-16, 2017. Featuring renowned international companies from a vast range of styles, the festival is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Hilda Morales To Teach Master Class For Classical Ballet Theatre In Herndon, 3/26Hilda Morales To Teach Master Class For Classical Ballet Theatre In Herndon, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

HILDA MORALES, former soloist of American Ballet Theatre, and former principal dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet, will be teaching a master class for the Classical Ballet Theatre in Herndon, Virginia on March 26, 2017 from 10 A.M. - 12 Noon. For more information contact Classical Ballet Theatre atwww.ctnva.org (more...)

David Gordon's Live ARCHIVEOGRAPHY Premieres at ODC TheaterDavid Gordon's Live ARCHIVEOGRAPHY Premieres at ODC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

ODC Theater is proud to present David Gordon and Pick Up Performance Co(s) in the world premiere of LIVE ARCHIVEOGRAPHY, a retrospective tracing five decades of the legendary theater and dance artist's work. Live Archiveography runs April 20 -22, Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. (more...)

Juilliard Dances Repertory To Show Three Masterworks In March, 3/22-27Juilliard Dances Repertory To Show Three Masterworks In March, 3/22-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, continues its season with Juilliard Dances Repertory featuring Richard Alston's Sheer Bravado; Nacho Duato'sPor Vos Muero; and Mark Morris's V.  (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company And Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School To Perform At Kaye Playhouse, 3/24-26American Ballet Theatre Studio Company And Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School To Perform At Kaye Playhouse, 3/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School will appear at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College in New York City, March 24 - 26, 2017. (more...)

Marblehead School of Ballet Invites Dancers to Apply to Summer Dance IntensiveMarblehead School of Ballet Invites Dancers to Apply to Summer Dance Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) invites dancers to apply now to the school's renowned Summer Dance Intensive and annual excursion to Jacob's Pillow. MSB is accepting applications for its Summer Intensive Dance 2017 programs for dancers ages 11 and over from July 17 to August 5 and children ages 8 to 12 from August 7 to August 11. International students, ages 15 and above with intermediate level dance training, may also apply. The Summer Intensive Dance 2017 programs will be held at 115 Pleasant Street in Marblehead, a historic, scene coastal town located on the North Shore region of Massachusetts in the United States. (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces JFK Centennial WeekKennedy Center Announces JFK Centennial Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced a weeklong celebration to honor the 100th anniversary of the birth of its namesake, the late President John F. Kennedy-whose 100th birthday would have been May 29, 2017. The Center kicked off its Centennial celebration last May, and by the end of 2017, will have presented a suite of more than 50 distinct programs inspired by five ideals often ascribed to President Kennedy: Courage, Freedom, Justice, Service, and Gratitude. Special performances fromMay 23-29, 2017 span theater programs, dance, music, and the return of the Center's popular Open House, which all memorialize the life and legacy of America's 35th President. Highlights include performances by DJ Spooky, Yo-Yo Ma with the National Symphony Orchestra, the world premieres of Kennedy Center commissions by composer Mason Bates and Company E, and special Open House performances by Bandaloop, Flexn, and others. Additional programs through 2017 will be announced at a future date. (more...)

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed This Week - February 24th, 2017BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed This Week - February 24th, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week! (more...)

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