Natalia Osipova News

BWW Review: OSIPOVA & ARTISTS Crush It with a Captivating Contemporary Triple BillBWW Review: OSIPOVA & ARTISTS Crush It with a Captivating Contemporary Triple Bill
by Sondra Forsyth - Nov 14, 2016

Celebrated Russian ballerina Natalia Osipova crossed over to contemporary along with her real-life partner Sergei Polunin, the 'bad boy of ballet', in a triple bill of U.S. premieres at New York City Center from November 10th to 12th 2016. Watching these two consummate classical dancers believably embody a 21st century movement aesthetic was both astonishing and heartening. I have long told my own students that because dance is ephemeral and cannot be hung on a museum wall for posterity, each new generation of artists must be capable of dancing not only what was then but also what is now. Osipova and Polunin, as well as Jason Kittleberger and James O'Hara who shared the stage for this run, proved unequivocally that this goal is achievable. (more...)

Arthur Pita to Tour New Dark Dance Double Bill STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHERArthur Pita to Tour New Dark Dance Double Bill STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Award-winning Director and Choreographer, Arthur Pita, in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance, presents the world premiere of STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER, a wickedly gruesome and darkly surreal double bill for the Halloween season. (more...)

BWW Review: ANASTASIA, Royal Opera House, 26 October 2016BWW Review: ANASTASIA, Royal Opera House, 26 October 2016
by Jenny Gilbert - Oct 27, 2016

If Kenneth MacMillan had left well alone, the taut little chamber piece he made in 1967 - stark, inventive and affecting - would be hailed a modernist masterpiece by now. Instead, swayed by the demands of becoming director of the Royal Ballet in 1971, he lumbered Anastasia with two long preceding acts to fit the traditional full-evening format. (more...)

Arthur Pita to Tour New Dark Dance Double Bill STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHERArthur Pita to Tour New Dark Dance Double Bill STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Award-winning Director and Choreographer, Arthur Pita, in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance, presents the world premiere of STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER, a wickedly gruesome and darkly surreal double bill for the Halloween season. (more...)

Program and Casting Changes Announced for TOUR DE FORCE III Dance Spectacular at Segerstrom CenterProgram and Casting Changes Announced for TOUR DE FORCE III Dance Spectacular at Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces program and casting changes to its onenight-only dance gala, Tour de Force III: Edward Watson, scheduled to dance with Natalia Osipova in Alastair Marriott's Zeitgeist is unable to perform due to visa complications. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival Opens TodayEdinburgh International Festival Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

The 2016 Edinburgh International Festival opens today with an acclaimed production of Bellini's Norma starring world-renowned mezzo soprano Cecilia Bartoli in the title role. Norma leads a packed first weekend of International Festival performances with productions opening across the city. (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Russian Ballerina Natalia Osipova Leads Triple Bill in LondonPhoto Flash Exclusive: Russian Ballerina Natalia Osipova Leads Triple Bill in London
by Roy Tan - Jun 29, 2016

Multi award-winning Russian classical ballerina Natalia Osipova leads a triple bill of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Russell Maliphant / Arthur Pita at Sadler's Wells from 29 Jun - 3 Jul 2016. (more...)

Second Round of Casting Announced for American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring SeasonSecond Round of Casting Announced for American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

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

Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2016 SeasonSadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Sadler's Wells has announced its Autumn / Winter 2016 Season. (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...)

Sergei Polunin & Natalia Osipova to Perform in SYMPHONY TO A LOST GENERATION at LSO St Luke'sSergei Polunin & Natalia Osipova to Perform in SYMPHONY TO A LOST GENERATION at LSO St Luke's
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Royal Ballet Principal Natalia Osipova and 'bad boy of ballet' Sergei Polunin will dance the principal roles in the first movement of virtuoso young composer Adam Donen's epic Symphony to a Lost Generation , the world's first feature-length fully holographic dramatic production, a moving depiction of the human tragedy of the First World War. The production premieres at LSO St Luke's from the 28-31 May. Polunin and Osipova will be dancing together at Sadler's Wells in June. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Announced! - Alan Cumming, Marin Alsop, Barry Humphries, John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE and More; Aug. 29Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Announced! - Alan Cumming, Marin Alsop, Barry Humphries, John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE and More; Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Today Festival Director Fergus Linehan unveiled the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival programme. This year's International Festival runs from Friday 5 to Monday 29 August, welcoming 2,442 artists from 36 nations to perform in Scotland's capital city.  (more...)

New Work by Mark Morris, Balanchine's VALSE-FANTAISIE and More Highlight ABT's Fall 2015 SeasonNew Work by Mark Morris, Balanchine's VALSE-FANTAISIE and More Highlight ABT's Fall 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Programming for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. Highlighting the season will be the New York City Premiere of a new work by Mark Morris and the Company Premieres of Frederick Ashton's Monotones I and II, George Balanchine's Valse-Fantaisie and AfterEffect by Marcelo Gomes. The 2015 Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater, October 21 through November 1, marks the conclusion of ABT's 75th Anniversary celebration. (more...)

New Work by Mark Morris, Balanchine's VALSE-FANTAISIE and More Highlight ABT's Fall 2015 SeasonNew Work by Mark Morris, Balanchine's VALSE-FANTAISIE and More Highlight ABT's Fall 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Programming for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. Highlighting the season will be the New York City Premiere of a new work by Mark Morris and the Company Premieres of Frederick Ashton's Monotones I and II, George Balanchine's Valse-Fantaisie and AfterEffect by Marcelo Gomes. The 2015 Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater, October 21 through November 1, marks the conclusion of ABT's 75th Anniversary celebration. (more...)

Injury Sidelines Natalia Osipova from ABT's ROMEO AND JULIETInjury Sidelines Natalia Osipova from ABT's ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Due to injury, Natalia Osipova, a Guest Artist with American Ballet Theatre, will not perform the title role in Romeo and Juliet scheduled for Wednesday evening, June 17 at the Metropolitan Opera House, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Review Roundup: American Ballet Theater's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY at the Metropolitan Opera HouseReview Roundup: American Ballet Theater's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY at the Metropolitan Opera House
by Review Roundups - Jun 2, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House includes the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Sets Casting for Spring 2015 Season at the MetAmerican Ballet Theatre Sets Casting for Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Casting for the third and fourth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Ardani 25 Dance Gala to Feature Starring Natalia Osipova, Ivan Vasiliev, Edward Watson & Marcelo GomesArdani 25 Dance Gala to Feature Starring Natalia Osipova, Ivan Vasiliev, Edward Watson & Marcelo Gomes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

This summer's hot dance ticket will be the ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at the Coliseum on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July, presented by producer and impresario Sergei Danilian (Ardani Artists). The evening features an all-star line-up including Natalia Osipova, Edward Watson, Ivan Vasiliev, Marcelo Gomes, Denis Matvienko, Joaquin De Luz and Friedemann Vogel in three exciting and diverse contemporary pieces. (more...)

Tickets to Go on Sale 3/22 for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Season at the MetTickets to Go on Sale 3/22 for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 11-July 4, will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of an all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 22 at 9:00 A.M. (more...)

The Royal Ballet's Gorgeous SWAN LAKE in Cinemas 3/19 OnlyThe Royal Ballet's Gorgeous SWAN LAKE in Cinemas 3/19 Only
by Contests - Broadway - Mar 16, 2015

A Classical One-Night Event: SWAN LAKE. Anthony Dowell's Production of the Greatest Romantic Ballet in History. This production draws upon the opulence of 1890s Russia. Thursday, March 19 In Select Cinemas Nationwide. (more...)

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