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Polina Semionova Withdraws from ABTPolina Semionova Withdraws from ABT
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Principal Dancer Polina Semionova will take a medical leave during American Ballet Theatre's Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House, withdrawing from all previously scheduled performances, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director. (more...)

Houston Ballet Presents Spring Mixed Repertory Program Starting 5/26Houston Ballet Presents Spring Mixed Repertory Program Starting 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

From May 26 - June 5, 2016, Houston Ballet offers up its Spring Mixed Repertory Program. (more...)

Clinton Luckett Named Assistant Artistic Director of American Ballet TheatreClinton Luckett Named Assistant Artistic Director of American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Clinton Luckett, Ballet Master and former dancer at American Ballet Theatre, has been appointed Assistant Artistic Director of the Company. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Announces First Round of Casting for 2016 Spring Season at the MetAmerican Ballet Theatre Announces First Round of Casting for 2016 Spring Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Casting for the first two weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

New Work by Alexei Ratmansky to Highlight American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring GalaNew Work by Alexei Ratmansky to Highlight American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

The World Premiere of a new work by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky will highlight American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Gala benefit on Monday,áMay 16 at 6:30 P.M. at the Metropolitan Opera House. (more...)

ABT Soloist Devon Teuscher to Receive 2016 Leonore Annenberg Arts FellowshipABT Soloist Devon Teuscher to Receive 2016 Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Devon Teuscher has been awarded a 2016 Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship. The Fellowship, which recognizes young artists of extraordinary talent, provides additional resources to help them realize their full potential. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale This Sunday for American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring SeasonTickets Go on Sale This Sunday for American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring season will be highlighted by a World Premiere work by Alexei Ratmansky, the American Premiere of Ratmansky's The Golden Cockerel and a revival of Frederick Ashton's La Fille mal gardee. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 20 at 12 Noon. (more...)

Prima Ballerina Leanne Benjamin Returns Home to Australian HonoursPrima Ballerina Leanne Benjamin Returns Home to Australian Honours
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

?More than three decades after she left regional Queensland as a teenager to pursue her dreams on the international stage, one of Australia's most accomplished dancers,áLeanne Benjamin, will return home to be appointed aáMember of the Order of Australia (AM). (more...)

Washington Ballet Appoints Julie Kent as New Artistic DirectorWashington Ballet Appoints Julie Kent as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This afternoon The Washington Ballet Board of Directors selectedáJulie Kent, retired Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and artistic director of the ABT Summer Intensive program, as Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet (TWB) effective,áJuly 1, 2016.á (more...)

Ballerina Leanne Benjamin to be Appointed Member of the Order of AustraliaBallerina Leanne Benjamin to be Appointed Member of the Order of Australia
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

More than three decades after she left regional Queensland as a teenager to pursue her dreams on the international stage, one of Australia's most accomplished dancers, Leanne Benjamin, will return home to be appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). (more...)

Royal Ballet's Leanne Benjamin Returns to Australia for HonorsRoyal Ballet's Leanne Benjamin Returns to Australia for Honors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

More than three decades after she left regional Queensland as a teenager to pursue her dreams on the international stage, one of Australia's most accomplished dancers,áLeanne Benjamin, will return home to be appointed aáMember of the Order of Australia (AM). (more...)

BWW Review: The Adventures of DON QUIXOTE Danced to Perfection by Los Angeles BalletBWW Review: The Adventures of DON QUIXOTE Danced to Perfection by Los Angeles Ballet
by Shari Barrett - Feb 22, 2016

DON QUIXOTE is a fantastic Los Angeles Ballet production, filled with the dreams of the Don (Adam Luders), the love of Kitri and Basilio (technically perfect and emotionally evocative dancers Julie Cinquemani and Kenta Shimizu) and the adventures that follow them during this epic tale. There is something for everyone: humor, love, adventure and lots of beauty performed by a lively cast of characters from village folk to gypsies to flamenco dancers who will enthrall audiences of all ages. (more...)

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by BWW - Feb 21, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016. (more...)

BWW Review: ASHTON DOUBLE BILL, Birmingham Royal BalletBWW Review: ASHTON DOUBLE BILL, Birmingham Royal Ballet
by Emma Cann - Feb 19, 2016

The Birmingham Royal Ballet's Shakespeare season opened with Frederick Ashton's The Dream, originally choreographed to celebrate the 250th anniversary of The Bard's birth, and now restaged to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. The bill is completed by A Month in the Country, an Ashtonian adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's 1855 play, and widely regarded as one of the choreographer's masterpieces. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces New Season - North American Premiere, World Premiere, and More!Boston Ballet Announces New Season - North American Premiere, World Premiere, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces the programming for the 2016-2017 season at the Boston Opera House, to begin in October. The 53rd season will launch witháLe Corsaire, a historically significant work in the world of ballet that originally premiered in Paris in 1856, followed by Mikko Nissinen's "dazzling, dreamy"áThe Nutcrackerá(Karen Campbell,áThe Boston Globe). The season continues with the North American Company premiere of William Forsythe'sáARTIFACT, "a work that definitely shows this choreographer as the most influential practitioner of the art form since Balanchine" (Roslyn Sulcas,áThe New York Times). In April 2017, Marius Petipa's quintessentialáThe Sleeping Beautyáwill return with soaring music by Tchaikovsky. The season will also include two mixed repertory programs with works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Ji?i Kylian, and Alexander Ekman, as well as a world premiere by Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo. Additionally,áLe Corsaire,áThe Nutcracker, andáThe Sleeping Beautyáwill offer Boston Ballet School students the unique opportunity to appear ináCompanyáproductions. (more...)


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Birmingham Royal Ballet Sets Shakespeare Season 2016Birmingham Royal Ballet Sets Shakespeare Season 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The timeless drama and storytelling of Shakespeare's plays have inspired generations of theatregoers across the globe for hundreds of years. In 2016, Birmingham Royal Ballet commemorates 400 years since the death of arguably the world's most prolific playwright with a rare and exceptional season of seven works including a brand-new one-act ballet from Jessica Lang, a world premiere by David Bintley plus two pieces new to the Company inspired by Shakespeare's stories, characters and prose. (more...)

The Kennedy Center to Welcome The National Ballet of CanadaThe Kennedy Center to Welcome The National Ballet of Canada
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

The National Ballet of Canada returns to the Kennedy Center following its highly regarded 2013 engagement of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with the United States premiere of The Winter's Tale from January 19-24, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Based on William Shakespeare's classic play of the same name, the production is co-produced with The Royal Ballet and choreographed by the renowned British choreographer and Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon, choreographer of the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris, and his acclaimed creative team. The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra will accompany this production. (more...)

New York Premiere of Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO Set for Joyce TheaterNew York Premiere of Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO Set for Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is proud to present the New York premiere of Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO, a program of works featuring an exceptional company of dancers, including Simkiin's fellow American Ballet Theatre members Isabella Boylston, Alexandre Hammoudi, Blaine Hoven, Calvin Royal III, Hee Seo, Cassandra Trenary and James Whiteside and guest artist CÚline Cassone. Featuring works by acclaimed choreographers Gregory Dolbashian, Alexander Ekman, Jorma Elo and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, this must-see event will take place from January 5-10 at The Joyce Theater. Tickets range in price from $10-$75 and can be purchased through JoyceCharge at www.Joyce.org, or by calling 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)

Works by Mark Morris, Frederick Ashton and Twyla Tharp Set for ABT's 2015 Fall Gala TonightWorks by Mark Morris, Frederick Ashton and Twyla Tharp Set for ABT's 2015 Fall Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater opens tonight, October 21 with the annual opening night Gala at 6:30 P.M. Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co., the evening will feature the New York City Premiere of AFTER YOU by choreographer Mark Morris, the Company Premiere of Frederick Ashton's MONOTONES I and II and the Revival Premiere of Twyla Tharp's THE BRAHMS-HAYDN VARIATIONS. (more...)

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