Comscore

George Balanchine News

Date Of Birth:
January 22, 1904
Date Of Death:
April 30, 1983 (79)
Birth Place:
RUSSIA
Gender:
Male
George Balanchine News Feeds
Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season, Which Features EMERGENCE, ROMEO ET JULIETTEPacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season, Which Features EMERGENCE, ROMEO ET JULIETTE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced to subscribers the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2015-2016 season. Highlights include a program devoted to the work of American master choreographers George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and Twyla Tharp; the return of popular works by Balanchine (The Prodigal Son), Robbins (The Concert), Christopher Wheeldon (Tide Harmonic), and Crystal Pite (Emergence); two story ballets (Romeo et Juliette and Coppelia), PNB premieres by Justin Peck, Jessica Lang, and Alejandro Cerrudo; a newly reconstructed Le Corsaire: A Pirate's Tale for matinee fanily audiences; and the unveiling of Balanchine's The Nutcrackerwith brand-new sets and costumes by Ian Falconer. (more...)

Diablo Ballet to Celebrate 21st Season Anniversary with Balanchine & More, 3/26Diablo Ballet to Celebrate 21st Season Anniversary with Balanchine & More, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

(Walnut Creek, CA) --- Diablo Ballet presents the work of acclaimed choreographer Val Caniparoli, and George Balanchine, the great master of dance, at its 21st Season Anniversary Celebration on March 26 at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center for the Arts. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Present 'FIREBIRD' at Raritan Valley Community College, 3/14American Repertory Ballet to Present 'FIREBIRD' at Raritan Valley Community College, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

American Repertory Ballet will present Firebird: Diaghilev Revisited at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg on Saturday, March 14, at 8:00pm. (more...)

Sheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald Hosts Tonight's GalaSheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald Hosts Tonight's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The recipients of the 2015 Martin E. Segal Awards, this year, expanded to encompass nominees from all of Lincoln Center's resident organizations, were announced today by Lincoln Center President Jed Bernstein. The awards will be presented at a special gala evening on the Adrienne Arsht Stage of Alice Tully Hall tonight, March 2. The Martin E. Segal Awards were established in 1986 when the late philanthropist and arts leader retired as Lincoln Center Chairman. (more...)

LITTLE DANCER's Tiler Peck to Join Broadway's ON THE TOWN For Six Shows Next WeekLITTLE DANCER's Tiler Peck to Join Broadway's ON THE TOWN For Six Shows Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck will step into the role of 'Ivy Smith' in the new Broadway revival of On The Town this March for six performances only, while her fellow New York City Ballet principal dancer, and sister-in law, Megan Fairchild is on vacation. Peck will play the role at the following performances: March 3rd at 7pm, March 4th at 2pm and 8pm, March 14th at 2pm and 8pm, and March 15th at 3pm. (more...)

Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves and Peter Sellars to Receive Honorary Doctorates from Juilliard, 5/22Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves and Peter Sellars to Receive Honorary Doctorates from Juilliard, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates on five remarkable artists during its 110th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves, and Peter Sellars will be honored at Juilliard's May 2015 Commencement Ceremony. (more...)

ON THE NATURE OF THINGS to Run 3/25-27 at American Museum of Natural HistoryON THE NATURE OF THINGS to Run 3/25-27 at American Museum of Natural History
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

In a career spanning more than four decades, the contemporary American choreographer Karole Armitage has been celebrated for blurring the boundaries between dance, music and art. Inspired by disparate, non-narrative sources—from 20th century physics, to 16th century Florentine fashion, to pop culture and new media—the classical dance vocabulary, in her hands, is given a needed shock to its system with speed and fractured lines, abstractions and symmetry countermanded by asymmetry. (more...)

Roxey Ballet to Present THE JUNGLE BOOK Ballet MOWGLI, May 2Roxey Ballet to Present THE JUNGLE BOOK Ballet MOWGLI, May 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

A pack of wolves in a jungle located in India raise a little boy with his pals: a bear and a black panther. The boy's adventures include fighting a tiger, being abducted by monkeys, and returning to the human village. This wonderful tale is based on “The Jungle Book,” a collection of stories by English author Rudyard Kipling, and provides the basis for “Mowgli,” a full-length ballet performed by the Roxey Ballet. (more...)

ABT Studio Company and JKO School to Perform at Pace, 3/13-14ABT Studio Company and JKO School to Perform at Pace, 3/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's Studio Company and the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School will appear at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at PACE University in New York City, March 13 – 14, 2015. The Studio Company will give one performance on Friday, March 13 at 7:30 PM and the ABT JKO School will give two performances on Saturday, March 14 at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. (more...)

Alonzo King LINES Ballet Returning to The Harris Theater, 3/4-5Alonzo King LINES Ballet Returning to The Harris Theater, 3/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet, led by visionary Founder and Artistic Director Alonzo King, will present two alternate programs, both Chicago debuts, at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Wednesday, March 4 at 6:00PM as part of the Theater's popular Eat + Drink to the Beat series and Thursday, March 5 at 7:30PM in a full-length evening performance. (more...)

'STORIES THAT DANCE' to Play Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, 3/13-15'STORIES THAT DANCE' to Play Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, 3/13-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Manhattan Youth Ballet and Manhattan Movement & Arts Center present Stories that Dance: Shakespeare and his Legacy from March 13-15, 2015 at the Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, 248 West 60th Street, NYC (between Amsterdam and West End Avenues) in the Lincoln Center area. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students. Tickets are available at manhattanyouthballet.org beginning Tuesday, February 10 or by calling 212-787-1178. Performances: Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 1pm and 5pm, Sunday at 3pm. (more...)

BWW Previews: Alexandra Ballet Company to Perform GISELLE at the TOUHILL, 2/21-22BWW Previews: Alexandra Ballet Company to Perform GISELLE at the TOUHILL, 2/21-22
by Chris Gibson - Feb 19, 2015

St. Louis will celebrate ballet legend Miss Alexandra Zaharias the weekend of February 21-22 with A Sapphire Celebration and the masterpiece of the Romantic Era, GISELLE, at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center. The Saturday, February 21st celebration will include cocktails and hors d'oeuvres with alumni followed by a World Premiere viewing of the documentary tribute: Miss A. The Gift of Grace: A Documentary before Alexandra Ballet Company's (ABC) endearing performance of GISELLE. (more...)

The Boston Ballet Presents LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS, 2/26-3/8The Boston Ballet Presents LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS, 2/26-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Boston Ballet's 51st season continues with the return of Val Caniparoli's transfixing ballet, Lady of the Camellias: a tragic love story that has stood the test of time. The production is set to the brilliant music of Chopin, and will be performed by the Boston Ballet Orchestra. Lady of the Camellias will run from February 26 – March 8th at the Boston Opera House. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NYCB Dancers Prove Their Worth in ALL BACHBWW Reviews: NYCB Dancers Prove Their Worth in ALL BACH
by Aaron Fallon - Feb 16, 2015

What determines an artistic institution's longevity? How does such an institution thrive after the social, political, and economic forces that engendered it have disappeared? Museums, orchestras, theater and dance companies face these questions as they struggle to succeed in the cultural Darwinism that determines their survival. Some succeed. Others don't. New York City Ballet is a notable success story. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Stuns in All Bach EveningBWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Stuns in All Bach Evening
by Jessica Abejar - Feb 12, 2015

As a part of its Hear the Dance program for the Winter 2015 season, the New York City Ballet presented two pieces featuring compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach. They were choreographed by the Company's most renowned choreographers, George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. With minimal set and costume designs, the evening allowed for music and dance to take flight, leaving the audience at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in awe as they watched Bach's music come to life in a pure dance experience. (more...)

Sheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald to Host Next Month's GalaSheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald to Host Next Month's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

The recipients of the 2015 Martin E. Segal Awards, this year, expanded to encompass nominees from all of Lincoln Center's resident organizations, were announced today by Lincoln Center President Jed Bernstein. The awards will be presented at a special gala evening on the Adrienne Arsht Stage of Alice Tully Hall on March 2. (more...)

Sasha De Sola & Tiit Helimets to Join Allen Civic Ballet & Allen Philharmonic in MaySasha De Sola & Tiit Helimets to Join Allen Civic Ballet & Allen Philharmonic in May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

SASHA DE SOLA, soloist of the San Francisco Ballet, and TIIT HELIMETS, principal dancer of the San Francisco Ballet, will appear in a joint production with the Allen Civic Ballet and the Allen Philharmonic, dancing the Black Swan Pas de Deux in Act III of Swan Lake on May 16, 2015 at the Performing Arts Center at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. As part of their residency, both Ms. De Sola and Mr. Helimets will also be teaching master classes. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mikhail Baryshnikov and Lil Buck Team Up for 'Rag and Bone' Ad CampaignSTAGE TUBE: Mikhail Baryshnikov and Lil Buck Team Up for 'Rag and Bone' Ad Campaign
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2015

67-year old ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov proves he still has it in a video campaign with street dancer Lil Buck for Rag and Bone, which showcases a contemporary style. (more...)

The School of American Ballet to Host 2015 WINTER BALL, 3/9The School of American Ballet to Host 2015 WINTER BALL, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

The School of American Ballet (SAB) announces the 2015 Winter Ball at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on Monday, March 9, 2015, sponsored by legendary French jeweler, Van Cleef & Arpels for the eighth consecutive year. To purchase tickets, a table, or for more information, contact the Special Events Office at (212) 769-6636. (more...)

Ballet Kelowna to Present Canadian Premiere of THE ASHLEY BOUDER PROJECT with NYC Ballet Luminaries, 3/3Ballet Kelowna to Present Canadian Premiere of THE ASHLEY BOUDER PROJECT with NYC Ballet Luminaries, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

In an incredible coup for Ballet Kelowna, New York City's finest dancers will travel west to light up Kelowna's Community Theatre (1375 Water Street) with the anticipated Canadian premiere of The Ashley Bouder Project, March 3 at 7:30pm. New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Ashley Bouder, and an elite ensemble of the company's greatest artists, will present a performance experience of the highest caliber in the only Canadian engagement. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 66   

Save $$$ on Tickets to: