Second Company News

Nashville Ballet to Perform at JFK Center in DC, 4/17Nashville Ballet to Perform at JFK Center in DC, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Nashville Ballet will make its debut appearance at the famed John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. to perform The Ben Folds Project April 17-23, 2017, as a part of the Ballet Across America series. Illustrating the most exciting, innovative dance happening across America today, the program is curated by major stars of the ballet world: American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Misty Copeland and New York City Ballet Resident Choreographer and Soloist Justin Peck. (more...)

BWW Review: Celebrating Advocacy through the Arts with the INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ARTS FESTIVALBWW Review: Celebrating Advocacy through the Arts with the INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ARTS FESTIVAL
by Caryn Cooper - Mar 13, 2017

The International Human Rights Arts Festival took place on the weekend of March 3-5, 2017 at Dixon Place in New York City. The festival featured more than 70 artists producing more than 40 events, all oriented in the theme of advocacy. Artistic media ranged from theater, dance, music, photography, film, spoken word, and much more. This festival is under the curation of Tom Block, Jessica Chen, Karla Puno Garcia, Julia Levine, Heather Robles, and Thomas Tsai. (more...)

Peterborough Players Announce 2017 Summer Season!Peterborough Players Announce 2017 Summer Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

With the success of their Inaugural Winter Season, 2017 has already been a special year for the Peterborough Players. But not known to rest on their laurels, the Players have announced a Summer Season that is sure to delight the thousands that attend their theatre each summer. And at the heart of the season is their first big musical in years. Familiar subscription packages and passes are being offered (and are on sale now) as the best options for the most savings and flexibility for experiencing the upcoming season. (more...)

Nashville Ballet To Pay Homage To Diverse Musical Genres, 3/4Nashville Ballet To Pay Homage To Diverse Musical Genres, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In its ongoing effort to profile how dance pairs with every style of music, Nashville Ballet will pay homage to the diverse musical genres that earned Nashville the title of "Music City," at its premier fundraising event Ballet Ball, held on March 4, 2017, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. (more...)

Metropolitan Ballet Company, Settlement Music School and Pennsylvania Ballet II perform in Variations/CollaborationsMetropolitan Ballet Company, Settlement Music School and Pennsylvania Ballet II perform in Variations/Collaborations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) will host Settlement Music School and Pennsylvania Ballet 2 in MBC's annual, Variations/Collaborations: An Evening of Music and Dance, at 7:00 pm on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Kurtz Center of the William Penn Charter School, 3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia. (more...)

Houston Ballet II's SLEEPING BEAUTY Canceled at bergenPACHouston Ballet II's SLEEPING BEAUTY Canceled at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Due to unforeseen circumstances the performance of Houston Ballet II's Sleeping Beauty Act III, scheduled for March 18, 2017, has been cancelled. Ticket buyers may request refunds at point of purchase.  (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Presents Four World Premieres In WINNING WORKS, 3/11-12Joffrey Ballet Presents Four World Premieres In WINNING WORKS, 3/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet in collaboration with Chicago Public Library present four world premieres in the seventh annual Winning Works program, the culmination of Joffrey's national call for ALAANA (African, Latino(a), Asian, Arab and Native American) artists to submit applications for the Joffrey Academy's Seventh Annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition. (more...)

THRILLER LIVE Celebrates Becoming the 15th Longest Running West End Musical of All Time!THRILLER LIVE Celebrates Becoming the 15th Longest Running West End Musical of All Time!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Champagne flowed and a massive cake was cut last night as one of the West End's longest running musicals celebrated reaching a major landmark. (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...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents HOUSTON BALLET II'S SLEEPING BEAUTY ACT IIIBergen Performing Arts Center Presents HOUSTON BALLET II'S SLEEPING BEAUTY ACT III
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Sleeping Beauty is recognized as one of the supreme achievements of classical ballet. The ballet is based on the classic French fairy tale by Charles Perrault: a beautiful princess is cursed by an evil fairy and doomed to sleep for 100 years - only to be awakened by the kiss of the handsome prince who loves her. Act III includes many classic fairytale scenes including the famous Aurora's Wedding pas de deux, Blue Bird, Puss-n-Boots and a pas de quatre. (more...)

Houston Ballet II Will Travel to Cannes for International Meeting of Junior BalletsHouston Ballet II Will Travel to Cannes for International Meeting of Junior Ballets
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Houston Ballet II, the second company of Houston Ballet, has been invited to participate in the Cannes International Meeting of Junior Ballets in Cannes, France. (more...)

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...)

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