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The Joyce Theater Presents the NY Debut of Scotland's National Dance Co., Scottish Ballet, 4/11-16The Joyce Theater Presents the NY Debut of Scotland's National Dance Co., Scottish Ballet, 4/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the New York debut of Scotland's national dance company, Scottish Ballet, from April 11 – 16, featuring a mixed bill including the U.S. premieres of Motion of Displacement and Ten Poems. Tickets range from $10-$56 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...)

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 3/17 - Sarasota Ballet, The McCallum and More!BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 3/17 - Sarasota Ballet, The McCallum and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week! Sarasota Ballet, The McCallum and More! (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...)

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...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET Brings Old and New to the StageBWW Review: NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET Brings Old and New to the Stage
by Christina Pandolfi - Mar 6, 2017

At the inviting New York Live Arts Theater, New York Theatre Ballet presented their Uptown/Downtown/Dance series on March 3, 2017.  Now in their 38th Season, the company stands apart within the larger ballet community for its grasp on classical technique that mingles with undercurrents of modern dance vocabulary. But the program's pacing left something to be desired, as the excitement and delight peaked before intermission. (more...)

Additional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet IntensiveAdditional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Following the announcement earlier this year of the inaugural season of the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, founders Irina Paradnaya and Jared G. Lillyhave announced additional instructors - repetiteurs - rounding out what is sure to be an extraordinary opportunity for advanced students and aspiring professionals to learn and perform roles from the classical ballet repertory of the Bolshoi Ballet, the world's most acclaimed ballet company.  (more...)

The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce participation in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts JFK Centennial Week. (more...)

BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and The Royal Ballet School Share the StageBWW Review: American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and The Royal Ballet School Share the Stage
by Rose Marija - Feb 14, 2017

On February 10th and 11th the ABT Studio Company (formerly ABT ll), under the artistic direction of Kate Lydon, and graduate students of London's RBS met at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to give three performances of classical and new classical repertory. The shared performances are part of a unique exchange, which began in 2003, between the ABT Studio Company and The Royal Ballet School. On alternate years, they perform in NYC, while on alternate years, they perform in London. I attended the opening night performance, February 10, 2017. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Bring UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE to New York Live ArtsNew York Theatre Ballet to Bring UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE to New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) returns to New York Live Arts with its new Uptown/Downtown/Dance series from March 1-4, 2017 at 7:30pm with an additional 2pm matinee on Saturday. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Returns to New York Live Arts for Uptown/Downtown/Dance Series, 3/1-4New York Theatre Ballet Returns to New York Live Arts for Uptown/Downtown/Dance Series, 3/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) returns to New York Live Arts with its new Uptown/Downtown/Dance series from March 1-4, 2017 at 7:30pm with an additional 2pm matinee on Saturday. This year's program features a revival of Nijinsky's L'Apres-Midi d'un Faune staged by the 98-year-old Ann Hutchinson Guest, a new and as-of-yet untitled pas de trois by Pam Tanowitz, Frederick Ashton's La Chatte métamorphoses en femme, and Antonia Franceschi's She Holds Out Her Hand which premiered at Danspace in Fall 2016. All pieces will be performed to live music. A post-show celebration with wine, hors d'oeuvres, and music will be held after the opening night performance for which tickets are $75. Tickets for the performances are $30 ($15 for Students & Seniors) and can be purchased at http://newyorklivearts.org/event/spring-concerts/. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces 2017-2018 SeasonBoston Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces the programming for the 2017-2018 season at the Boston Opera House, to begin in November. The 54th season will open with the North American premiere of Wayne McGregor's "forcefully resonant" Obsidian Tear (Roslyn Sulcas, The New York Times), a co-production with The Royal Ballet. (more...)

Learn from the Bolshoi Ballet in First-Ever IJ SUMMER INTENSIVE at Lincoln CenterLearn from the Bolshoi Ballet in First-Ever IJ SUMMER INTENSIVE at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

This summer marks the inaugural season of the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, providing aspiring professionals with the unique opportunity to learn and perform several roles from the classical ballet repertory and work closely with principal dancers and assistant choreographers of, the Bolshoi Ballet, the world's most acclaimed ballet company. (more...)

NYU Skirball Presents ABT Studio Company And Royal Ballet Of London, 2/10-11NYU Skirball Presents ABT Studio Company And Royal Ballet Of London, 2/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present ABT Studio Company (formerly ABT II) and graduate students of The Royal Ballet School (RBS), in a shared bill of classical and new classical repertory, showcasing the talent of the next generation of ballet's professionals, on February 10 and 11 at 7 pm at NYU Skirball Center. (more...)

Mary Boone Gallery Presents Exhibit MONOTONES, by Silke Otto-KnappMary Boone Gallery Presents Exhibit MONOTONES, by Silke Otto-Knapp
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On 7 January 2017, Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Chelsea location Monotones, an exhibition of new work by SILKE OTTO-KNAPP, shown in cooperation with Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York/Rome, and curated by Piper Marshall. (more...)

David Hallberg Returns to the American Ballet Theater After a Two and a Half Year InjuryDavid Hallberg Returns to the American Ballet Theater After a Two and a Half Year Injury
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer, David Hallberg, will be returning to the company to perform after taking a hiatus for a two and a half years due to an injury.  He will begin rehearsals for the spring repertory at the Metropolitan Opera House. (more...)

Mary Boone Galley to Present MONOTONESMary Boone Galley to Present MONOTONES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

On 7 January 2017, Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Chelsea location Monotones, an exhibition of new work by SILKE OTTO-KNAPP, shown in cooperation with Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York/Rome, and curated by Piper Marshall. (more...)

Ilya Kozadayev Will Appear as Guest Artist in Etudes de Ballet's Production of THE NUTCRACKERIlya Kozadayev Will Appear as Guest Artist in Etudes de Ballet's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Ballet's production of The Nutcracker on December 3 and 4, 2016 at the Golden Gate High School Auditorium in Naples, Florida. (more...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Sparkles in Fall SeasonBWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Sparkles in Fall Season
by Christina Pandolfi - Nov 1, 2016

On Friday, October 28, 2016, a crisp, cool air set the mood for a dreamy evening performance of American Ballet Theatre's fall program. A company known for its classic traditionalism, the evening took a turn for the eclectic, choosing to showcase the dancers' eccentricities and otherness through modern dance inspired works that spanned from 1929 to the present. (more...)

Anais Chalendard and Patrick Yocum to Appear in Shreveport Metropolitan's Production of THE NUTCRACKERAnais Chalendard and Patrick Yocum to Appear in Shreveport Metropolitan's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

ANAIS CHALENDARD, principal dancer of the Boston Ballet, and PATRICK YOCUM, soloist of the Boston Ballet, will be appearing as guest artists in the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's production of The Nutcracker on Friday, December 9 (Evening), Saturday, December 10 (Matinee), and Sunday, December 11 (Matinee), 2016 at the Riverview Theatre in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet has added a third performance for the company's annual engagement of The Nutcracker for this season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld Bids Carlos Acosta a Classical Farewell at the Royal Albert HallPhoto Coverage: BroadwayWorld Bids Carlos Acosta a Classical Farewell at the Royal Albert Hall
by Roy Tan - Oct 4, 2016

After an unparalleled career as one of the world's leading classical ballet dancers, superstar Carlos Acostaprepares to retire his ballet shoes with a spectacular farewell performance at the Royal Albert Hall. (more...)

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