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Nashville Ballet Reprises Smash-hit JOHNNY CASH BALLET by Popular DemandNashville Ballet Reprises Smash-hit JOHNNY CASH BALLET by Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Nashville Ballet's smash-hit Johnny Cash ballet returns by popular demand this Valentine's Day withSugar + The Hi-Lows to pay tribute to The Man in Black's iconic life and legacy. The Johnny Cash piece joins the lineup for Nashville Ballet's annual contemporary Attitude series February 9-12, 2017, at TPAC's Polk Theater. (more...)

Boston Ballet Presents North American Premiere Of William Forsythe's ARTIFACTBoston Ballet Presents North American Premiere Of William Forsythe's ARTIFACT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Boston Ballet proudly begins its five-year partnership with world-renowned choreographer William Forsythe with the North American company premiere of his full-length ballet Artifact. Forsythe revolutionized ballet; he "fundamentally changed the way we look at, and think about, classical dance" (Roslyn Sulcas, Dance Magazine).  (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces 2017 BB@HOME SERIESBoston Ballet Announces 2017 BB@HOME SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Boston Ballet is pleased to announce its BB@home performance series for the 2016-2017 season. Boston Ballet II (BBII), Boston Ballet's second company, will present a range of diverse repertoire January 21-22, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Launches New Artist Training ProgramsHubbard Street Dance Chicago Launches New Artist Training Programs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the leadership of Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Executive Director Jason D. Palmquist, has initiated a new program to address the organization's approach to training for dance artists. A new Professional Training Program (PTP) will be launched throughout 2017 in two phases. (more...)

Boston Ballet School To Break Ground For New Location In Newton, 12/8Boston Ballet School To Break Ground For New Location In Newton, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Boston Ballet will break ground on Boston Ballet School's Newton Studio at 153 Needham Street, Newton, Massachusetts, on Thursday, December 8 at 9 am. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago to Launch New Artist Training ProgramsHubbard Street Dance Chicago to Launch New Artist Training Programs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the leadership of Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Executive Director Jason D. Palmquist, has initiated a new program to address the organization's approach to training for dance artists. A new Professional Training Program (PTP) will be launched throughout 2017 in two phases. (more...)

Joffrey Academy of Dance Announces 2017 Winners Of Choreographic CompetitionJoffrey Academy of Dance Announces 2017 Winners Of Choreographic Competition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announces the recipients of the seventh annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition: Shannon Alvis, Sean Carmon, Karen Gabay and Jimmy Orrante. (more...)

NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER Debuts 2016 Run at TPAC 12/3NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER Debuts 2016 Run at TPAC 12/3
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 28, 2016

Nashville's Nutcracker, Nashville Ballet's longstanding holiday tradition returns to Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall, running December 3-23 for the ninth consecutive year, featuring the Nashville Symphony and weaving together the vibrant history of the city with one of ballet's most beloved and timeless tales. (more...)

2017 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival to Wow the Windy City This January2017 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival to Wow the Windy City This January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The 2017 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, riding the wake of its inaugural success in 2015, is returning to wow the Windy City again, January 19-29, 2017. (more...)

Boston Ballet Launches 53rd Season With the North American Premiere of LE CORSAIRE, TodayBoston Ballet Launches 53rd Season With the North American Premiere of LE CORSAIRE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Boston Ballet's 53rd season begins with the North American premiere of Ivan Liška's adventure and romance-filled Le Corsaire, with music by Adolphe Adam, Leo Delibes, Cesare Pugni, Riccardo Drigo, and Prinz von Oldenburg, performed by the Boston Ballet Orchestra. The narrative follows a beautiful maiden, a wealthy aristocrat determined to add her to his harem, and a dashing pirate even more resolved to save her. Based on Marius Petipa's 19th-century classic, Liška's version of Le Corsaire was created for the Bavarian State Ballet in 2007. Liška enlisted the assistance of dance historian Doug Fullington to decipher the choreography from its original Stepanov dance notation, which is housed in Harvard University Library's Theatre Collection. Le Corsaire will run from October 27 to November 6, 2016 at the Boston Opera House. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: TAYLOR 2 Graces the Stage with Paul Taylor FavoritesBWW Dance Review: TAYLOR 2 Graces the Stage with Paul Taylor Favorites
by Caryn Cooper - Oct 19, 2016

On the weekend of October 15 & 16, 2016, Taylor 2 returned to the Schimmel Center at Pace University to bring some of our favorite Paul Taylor pieces to a cozy and intimate setting. Taylor 2 was established in 1993 as a way to ensure Mr. Taylor's work could be seen by all audiences, even in the smallest of venues. (more...)

Kansas City Ballet Guild Announces Ballet Bash, 2016 Pirouette Award WinnerKansas City Ballet Guild Announces Ballet Bash, 2016 Pirouette Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The Kansas City Ballet Guild has announced Lisa Merrill Hickok as the honored recipient of the 2016 Pirouette Award. (more...)

Nashville Ballet's SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY Comes Just in Time for HalloweenNashville Ballet's SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY Comes Just in Time for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Nashville Ballet will unearth the sinister side of human nature with Something Wicked, an experimental adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, just in time for Halloween October 20-22, 2016, at TPAC's Polk Theater. While the ballet explores the story's classic themes of power and fate, Nashville Ballet's version delves deeper into the role of the three witches. (more...)

SGT Appraised At CMMI Maturity Level 5 For Both Development And Services For Civil And Defense CustomersSGT Appraised At CMMI Maturity Level 5 For Both Development And Services For Civil And Defense Customers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

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Verb Ballets 2016-17 Season Kicks Off  30th Anniversary Company CelebrationVerb Ballets 2016-17 Season Kicks Off 30th Anniversary Company Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Verb Ballets, under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director, and Richard Dickinson, MFA, Associate Director, presents dynamic programming for the 2016-17 season through bold artistry, unique style, and technical excellence. Verb Ballets begins its 30th Anniversary Celebration in 2017. The company has an exciting line-up of main-stage performances throughout Northeast Ohio and continues the Ballet Up-Close in-studio series to engage audiences in the creative process. (more...)

KC Ballet Welcomes New Community Engagement and Education ManagerKC Ballet Welcomes New Community Engagement and Education Manager
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the appointment of April Berry as the new Community Engagement and Education Manager.  (more...)

Boston Ballet Launches 53rd Season With the North American Premiere of LE CORSAIRE, 10/27Boston Ballet Launches 53rd Season With the North American Premiere of LE CORSAIRE, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Boston Ballet's 53rd season begins with the North American premiere of Ivan Liška's adventure and romance-filled Le Corsaire, with music by Adolphe Adam, Leo Delibes, Cesare Pugni, Riccardo Drigo, and Prinz von Oldenburg, performed by the Boston Ballet Orchestra. The narrative follows a beautiful maiden, a wealthy aristocrat determined to add her to his harem, and a dashing pirate even more resolved to save her. Based on Marius Petipa's 19th-century classic, Liška's version of Le Corsaire was created for the Bavarian State Ballet in 2007. Liška enlisted the assistance of dance historian Doug Fullington to decipher the choreography from its original Stepanov dance notation, which is housed in Harvard University Library's Theatre Collection. Le Corsaire will run from October 27 to November 6, 2016 at the Boston Opera House. (more...)

KC Ballet Welcomes New Company Members, Artistic Staff AdditionKC Ballet Welcomes New Company Members, Artistic Staff Addition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the appointment of six new members, Kelsey Hellebuyck, Emily Mistretta, Gustavo Ribeiro, Amaya Rodriguez, James Rogers, Kevin Wilson, and three new apprentices, Ivan Braatz, Sarah Joan Smith, and Katherine Sawicki to the Kansas City Ballet Company. (more...)

Boston Ballet School Named Official Partner School of the Prix de LausanneBoston Ballet School Named Official Partner School of the Prix de Lausanne
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Boston Ballet School (BBS) has been recognized as an official Partner School of the prestigious Prix de Lausanne. The Prix de Lausanne is one of the oldest and most reputable ballet competitions with a mission of placing young dancers in the best schools and providing scholarships for their training. The Prix de Lausanne's community of Partner Schools and Companies includes some of the most respected institutions in the world including San Francisco Ballet School, School of American Ballet, and The Royal Ballet School, among others. (more...)

Boston Ballet School to Expand Newton StudioBoston Ballet School to Expand Newton Studio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Boston Ballet announces the expansion and relocation of the Boston Ballet School Newton Studio to 153 Needham Street in Newton. (more...)

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