American Ballet Theatre News

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURESGelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Recently, the esteemed Gelsey Kirkland Ballet has become the headquarters for lesser known pieces from some of the greatest Russian choreographers of all time. Continuing this tradition, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet announced today the next program of its 2016/2017 season will be Russian Treasures featuring Marius Petipa's hilarious one-act comedy Cavalry Halt, as well as pieces by Leonid Yakobson, Leonid Lavrovsky, and Kasyan Goleizovsky. (more...)

Parsons Dance Kicks Of 2017 Season At The Joyce Theatre With Three World Premieres, 5/16-5/28Parsons Dance Kicks Of 2017 Season At The Joyce Theatre With Three World Premieres, 5/16-5/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Parsons Dance – under the Artistic Direction of David Parsons – will kick off its 2017 season, dedicated to the life and legacy of the company's great friend and dance advocate Alexander J. Dubé,at New York City's historic Joyce Theater from May 16 – May 28.  (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces 2017-18 SeasonWaterTower Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Joanie Schultz, Artistic Director, today announced details of the Company's 2017-2018 Season. This season marks the first for newly appointed Artistic Director Joanie Schultz, and the 22nd for WaterTower Theatre. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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The Sarasota Ballet's April Program Closes Season with Extraordinary PerformancesThe Sarasota Ballet's April Program Closes Season with Extraordinary Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

De Valois, Balanchine & Robbins, The Sarasota Ballet's final program of the Season, will open at the Sarasota Opera House on April 28 and features four works by three of the great masters of the dance world. These performances mark the Company premieres of George Balanchine's Valse-Fantaisie and Jerome Robbin's Fancy Free and is the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform a ballet by Jerome Robbins. The program will be accompanied with live music by the Sarasota Orchestra, conducted by Ormsby Wilkins-Music Director of American Ballet Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: NYC Season Ends with a Bang with Dance Theatre of HarlemBWW Review: NYC Season Ends with a Bang with Dance Theatre of Harlem
by Caryn Cooper - Apr 23, 2017

The legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) returned to their “stage home” for their annual NYC season at the New York City Center, April 19-22, 2017. Some highlights of the season included a special performance by Grammy-Winning Recording Artist India.Arie, NY and DTH premieres by Robert Garland, Francesca Harper, and José Limón, and the return of other favorites by Dianne McIntyre and Darrell Grand Moultrie. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Presents ABTKIDS, 5/20American Ballet Theatre Presents ABTKIDS, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

At ABTKids, a unique hour-long program designed for children and families, ABT's company dancers will perform highlights from American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season on Saturday, May 20 at 11:30 A.M. at the Metropolitan Opera House. (more...)

Hello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening TonightHello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening Tonight
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 20, 2017

The revival of Hello, Dolly opens tonight on Broadway, starring Bette Midler and featuring a star-studded cast. The Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpiece Hello, Dolly! is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Photo Flash: Peter LeDonne Introduces The Ciccone TheatrePhoto Flash: Peter LeDonne Introduces The Ciccone Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A successful advertising and marketing executive Peter LeDonne was the owner and partner of Ash/LeDonne, Inc. one of the most prominent entertainment marketing firms in the Industry. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Boston and London, the agency represented theatre, films, personalities, record companies and major entertainment venues. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway, Laura Osnes, Tony Yazbeck and More Slated for Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 Cabaret SeriesAnn Hampton Callaway, Laura Osnes, Tony Yazbeck and More Slated for Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2017 - 2018 Cabaret Series celebrates the power of music and words to touch our lives and hearts. Broadway stars and today's leading vocalists and club performers will perform many of the greatest and most memorable songs composed by music legends and icons. (more...)

Eryc Taylor Dance Announces 'Dancers for Good' Benefit, 6/3Eryc Taylor Dance Announces 'Dancers for Good' Benefit, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD), Eryc Taylor, Artistic Director, announced today ETD will join Paul Taylor Dance and seven other dance companies in performance at the second annual ”Dancers for Good” benefit at the Ross School in East Hampton, NY, Saturday June 3 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Feature: BALLET ACROSS AMERICA at Kennedy Center - Curated By Justin Peck and Misty CopelandBWW Feature: BALLET ACROSS AMERICA at Kennedy Center - Curated By Justin Peck and Misty Copeland
by Scott Serio - Apr 18, 2017

Curated By Justin Peck and Misty Copeland, Ballet Across America Returns To Kennedy Center (more...)

Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIERWashington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel's Frontier next month, a ballet inspired by President Kennedy and his space travel aspirations for America. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet's Annual Gala A Resounding SuccessAmerican Repertory Ballet's Annual Gala A Resounding Success
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

American Repertory Ballet hosted its annual Gala, themed Pride and Prejudice: An Evening of Timeless Elegance, on Saturday, on March 25, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at the Heldrich Hotel in downtown New Brunswick, N.J. “Our annual gala was a great success,” says Board Chair Charles Metcalf. (more...)

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALADance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem (Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director; Anna Glass, Executive Director), is thrilled to announce that its 2017 hometown season will kick off on April 19 with a live performance by Grammy Award-winning recording artist India.Ariewith students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem School performing the world premiere of High Above, featuring choreography by DTH resident choreographer Robert Garland. (more...)

ROBBINS 100, World Premieres and More on Tap for New York City Ballet's 2017-18 SeasonROBBINS 100, World Premieres and More on Tap for New York City Ballet's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

New York City Ballet will open its 2017-18 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 19, and will continue with 21 weeks of performances, through Sunday, June 3, featuring 61 ballets by 15 different choreographers. (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonSan Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

NYC Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season - 100th Anniversary of Jerome Robbins, Justin Peck World Premiere and More!NYC Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season - 100th Anniversary of Jerome Robbins, Justin Peck World Premiere and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

New York City Ballet will open its 2017-18 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 19, and will continue with 21 weeks of performances, through Sunday, June 3, featuring 61 ballets by 15 different choreographers. (more...)

14 High School Students Named as 2017 Grand Prize Finalists in The Music Center's 29th Annual Spotlight Program14 High School Students Named as 2017 Grand Prize Finalists in The Music Center's 29th Annual Spotlight Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Music Center named 14 outstanding Southern California high school students as Grand Prize Finalists in the 29th annual The Music Center's Spotlight program (Spotlight), a free nationally recognized scholarship and arts training program for teens.  Two Grand Prize Finalists were named in each of seven categories, including acting, ballet, non-classical dance, classical voice, non-classical voice, classical instrumental and jazz instrumental.  All finalists will receive $5,000 scholarships and appear in a ticketed Grand Finale Performance at The Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall on May 23, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.  Spotlight Grand Prize Finalists were chosen from more than 1,300 Southern California students who auditioned for panels of expert judges.   (more...)

Ballet and Broadway Elite Join to Dance Against CancerBallet and Broadway Elite Join to Dance Against Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Dance Against Cancer producers Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht have partnered with the American Cancer Society to present the seventh annual fundraising event on Monday, May 8, 2017. The gala benefit brings together artists from leading dance companies from New York City and beyond for a night of performances and world premieres. (more...)

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