Douglas Martin News

Amore Opera Presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY, 5/9-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

This spring, Amore presents Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) in a JapaneseKabuki inspired production. Conducted by Douglas Martin with stage direction by Nathan Hull, Madama Butterfly opens on May 9at The Connelly Theater in New York City and runs for twelve performances through May 25, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ARB at McCarter Theatre - A Perfect Showcase
by Patrick Kennedy - Mar 17, 2014

It's been a long, drowsy winter--though if you're a dance buff, the American Repertory Ballet has put together the perfect showcase to jolt you out of hibernation. Starting with the magnificent melodrama Firebird, and following up with the warm-season works Afternoon of a Faun and Rite of Spring, the troupe took the stage at Princeton's McCarter Theatre just this past week. The program was a celebration of dance both new and old--the world premiere of Douglas Martin's Firebird choreography, no less--a revisitation of the balletic past that was taut, nimble, and modern in about the right measure. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Presents DIAMOND GALA, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

On March 15, 2014, American Repertory Ballet will hold its annual Gala performance and reception, Diamond Gala, in downtown New Brunswick, NJ. The performance will begin at 6:00pm at Crossroads Theater, and the reception will begin at 7:00pm across the street at the Heldrich Hotel. The reception, designed by Cassandre Snyder Events and Design, will include a gourmet dinner, dancing to the music of The Kenny i Orchestra, live and silent auctions, and more. Princeton Ballet School students ages 12-18 years can enjoy a Junior Gala party with dinner, dancing and silent auction, also at the Heldrich Hotel. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Bring FIREBIRD to McCarter Theatre, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

On March 12, 2014, at 7:30pm, American Repertory Ballet will present Firebird at McCarter Theatre in Princeton, NJ. This program will feature the world premiere of Douglas Martin's Firebird, set to Stravinsky's score; Martin's Rite of Spring, also set to music by Stravinsky; and the company premiere of Kirk Peterson's Afternoon of a Faun, set to Debussy's score. These ballets are inspired by the 20th-century works created for Sergei Diaghilev's revolutionary Ballets Russes: L'Oiseau de feu, Le Sacre du printemps, and L'Apres-midi d'un faune. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Presents DIAMOND GALA, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

On March 15, 2014, American Repertory Ballet will hold its annual Gala performance and reception, Diamond Gala, in downtown New Brunswick, NJ. The performance will begin at 6:00pm at Crossroads Theater, and the reception will begin at 7:00pm across the street at the Heldrich Hotel. The reception, designed by Cassandre Snyder Events and Design, will include a gourmet dinner, dancing to the music of The Kenny i Orchestra, live and silent auctions, and more. Princeton Ballet School students ages 12-18 years can enjoy a Junior Gala party with dinner, dancing and silent auction, also at the Heldrich Hotel. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Present Douglas Martin's ROMEO AND JULIET at Raritan Valley Community College, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

On Saturday March 8, 2014, American Repertory Ballet will present Artistic Director Douglas Martin's full-length ballet Romeo and Juliet, set to Prokofiev's enchanting score, at 8:00pm at Raritan Valley Community College. (more...)

BWW Blog: Christine Chen of ARB - Alexander Dutko on Becoming The Firebird for the World Premiere of Douglas Martin's FIREBIRD
by Guest Blogger: Christine Chen - Feb 06, 2014

'It's been a bathtub week.' (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Present Douglas Martin's ROMEO AND JULIET, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

American Repertory Ballet will present Artistic Director Douglas Martin's full-length Romeo and Juliet, set to Prokofiev's score, on February 22, 2014 at 8:00pm at the Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts at Ramapo College in Mahwah, NJ. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces Spring 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

American Repertory Ballet will present revivals and world premieres at venues across the state - from Mahwah to Princeton - February through May, 2014. The spring season features two performances of Artistic Director Douglas Martin's acclaimed Romeo and Juliet, the world premiere of Douglas Martin's Firebird and the company premiere of Kirk Peterson's Afternoon of a Faun at McCarter Theatre, a world premiere choreographed by former Joffrey Ballet star Trinette Singleton, and American Repertory Ballet's Diamond Gala - celebrating 60 years since the founding of the organization in 1954. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Hosts 'On Pointe' Event BEHIND THE MUSIC: STRAVINSKY'S FIREBIRD Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

This spring 2014 season, American Repertory Ballet will present the premiere of Douglas Martin's Firebird, set to Stravinsky's dramatic score. At 'Behind the Music: Stravinsky's Firebird', an On Pointe Enrichment Series event, ARB Artistic Director Douglas Martin and guest lecturer Maestro Michael Pratt will discuss this ballet's music and history. 'Behind the Music' will be held today, January 10, 2014 at 5:15pm at Princeton Ballet School (301 North Harrison Street, above McCaffrey's Supermarket). (more...)

Christine Chen to Step Down as American Repertory Ballet's Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

The Board of Trustees of American Repertory Ballet (ARB) has announced that its executive director, Christine Chen, will step down in February to become the Director of Adult Programs at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Host 'On Pointe' Event BEHIND THE MUSIC: STRAVINSKY'S FIREBIRD, 1/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2013

This spring 2014 season, American Repertory Ballet will present the premiere of Douglas Martin's Firebird, set to Stravinsky's dramatic score. At "Behind the Music: Stravinsky's Firebird", an On Pointe Enrichment Series event, ARB Artistic Director Douglas Martin and guest lecturer Maestro Michael Pratt will discuss this ballet's music and history. "Behind the Music" will be held on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 5:15pm at Princeton Ballet School (301 North Harrison Street, above McCaffrey's Supermarket). (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Presents 50th Annual NUTCRACKER at State Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2013

American Repertory Ballet's 50th Annual Nutcracker production will come to State Theatre today, December 21 at 1:00pm and 4:30pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE NUTCRACKER Inspires Holiday Cheer in ARB Production
by Patrick Kennedy - Dec 05, 2013

Now in its 50th year, the American Repertory Ballet's holiday presentation of THE NUTCRACKER delights young and old with humor, spectacle, and stirring music. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Celebrates 50th Annual NUTCRACKER Season in Princeton, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

American Repertory Ballet's Nutcracker production is celebrating 50 consecutive years this coming holiday season. It is one of the longest-running Nutcracker productions in the United States, and is the longest-running in New Jersey. Today, November 30, 2013, directly following the 4:30pm performance at McCarter Theatre, American Repertory Ballet will hold a celebratory reception at The Nassau Club in Princeton. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Presents 50th Annual NUTCRACKER at State Theatre, 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

American Repertory Ballet's 50th Annual Nutcracker production will come to State Theatre on Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22 at 1:00pm and 4:30pm. These performances feature Tchaikovsky's score played live by an orchestra under the direction of Maestro Michael Pratt, and vocals by the Princeton Girlchoir. In addition to ARB's 50th Nutcracker milestone, State Theatre is also celebrating its own 25th year. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Bring THE NUTCRACKER to Patriots Theater, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

American Repertory Ballet's 50th Annual Nutcracker production will come to Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton on December 7, 2013 at 1:00pm and 4:30pm. The company has been performing its Nutcracker at this theater for over 20 years. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ARB's PREMIERES Enchants Audience
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 31, 2013

American Repertory Ballet presented 'Premieres' at the Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg to delight their audience. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Bring THE NUTCRACKER to McCarter Theatre, 11/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

American Repertory Ballet will be celebrating its 50th Annual Nutcracker Season throughout downtown Princeton. American Repertory Ballet's 50th Annual Nutcracker Season will come to McCarter Theatre Thanksgiving weekend: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 7:00pm; Friday, November 29 at 1:00pm and 4:30pm; and Saturday, November 30 at 1:00pm and 4:30pm. Directly following the 4:30pm performance on November 30, at 6:30pm, American Repertory Ballet will hold a celebratory reception at The Nassau Club in Princeton. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ARB's ROMEO AND JULIET is Majestic at The State Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 16, 2013

The American Repertory Ballet performed 'Romeo and Juliet' at The State Theatre in New Brunswick on Friday night accompanied by Rutgers University Orchestra. (more...)

 1  2  3  4  5