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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...)

Ilya Kozadayev Will Appear as Guest Artist in Etudes de Ballet's Production of THE NUTCRACKERIlya Kozadayev Will Appear as Guest Artist in Etudes de Ballet's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Ballet's production of The Nutcracker on December 3 and 4, 2016 at the Golden Gate High School Auditorium in Naples, Florida. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

On Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a preview Nederlands Dans Theater's (NDT) New York City Center season. (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...)


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. (more...)

Hubbard Street to Present Two World Premieres This NovemberHubbard Street to Present Two World Premieres This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, full programming for Season 39 Fall Series November 17- 20, 2016 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. Highlighting the engagement, Hubbard Street Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo's 15th original work for the company, a world premiere piece by 2013 Guggenheim Fellow and inaugural Harris Theater Choreographer in Residence Brian Brooks as well as the revival of two ensemble works by Ji?i Kylian. (more...)

The Music Center to Launch 2016-17 Dance Season with CELEBRATE FORSYTHEThe Music Center to Launch 2016-17 Dance Season with CELEBRATE FORSYTHE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Music Center, L.A.'s performing arts destination, launches its 2016-17 dance season today, October 21, 2016, with Celebrate Forsythe, a 'dance first' and special salute to the acclaimed choreographer, William Forsythe. (more...)

Anais Chalendard and Patrick Yocum to Appear in Shreveport Metropolitan's Production of THE NUTCRACKERAnais Chalendard and Patrick Yocum to Appear in Shreveport Metropolitan's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

ANAIS CHALENDARD, principal dancer of the Boston Ballet, and PATRICK YOCUM, soloist of the Boston Ballet, will be appearing as guest artists in the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's production of The Nutcracker on Friday, December 9 (Evening), Saturday, December 10 (Matinee), and Sunday, December 11 (Matinee), 2016 at the Riverview Theatre in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet has added a third performance for the company's annual engagement of The Nutcracker for this season. (more...)

Nederlands Dans Theater 1 Slated for FALL FOR DANCE Festival 2016Nederlands Dans Theater 1 Slated for FALL FOR DANCE Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Nederlands Dans Theater 1, one of the world's most prolific and creative contemporary dance companies, will perform in Program 5 of the 2016 Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center today, October 7 and Saturday, October 8 at 8 pm. (more...)

Red Carpet Events Announced for 2016 Golden Door International Film FestivalRed Carpet Events Announced for 2016 Golden Door International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This year's Golden Door International Film Festival, running September 22-25, rolls out the stars for exclusive red carpet events over the four-day event. (more...)

WORLD BALLET DAY Gets Facebook!WORLD BALLET DAY Gets Facebook!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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World Ballet Day Live Returns And To Be Streamed On FacebookWorld Ballet Day Live Returns And To Be Streamed On Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, and San Francisco Ballet will collaborate for the third time to broadcast 20 hours of behind-the-scenes footage on Tuesday, October 4. For the first time, World Ballet Day LIVE will be streamed via Facebook LIVE-the longest broadcast ever to be shown on the platform. (more...)


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. (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...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN INGENUITY Showcases Powerful Performances From Houston BalletBWW Review: AMERICAN INGENUITY Showcases Powerful Performances From Houston Ballet
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Sep 9, 2016

BWW Review: AMERICAN INGENUITY Showcases Powerful Performances From Houston Ballet (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...)

The Music Center to Launch 2016-17 Dance Season with CELEBRATE FORSYTHEThe Music Center to Launch 2016-17 Dance Season with CELEBRATE FORSYTHE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The Music Center, L.A.'s performing arts destination, launches its 2016-17 dance season on Friday, October 21, 2016, with Celebrate Forsythe, a 'dance first' and special salute to the acclaimed choreographer, William Forsythe. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces 2016-17 Company RosterBoston Ballet Announces 2016-17 Company Roster
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced the 2016-2017 season roster. A total of 71 dancers make up the Company roster, with 57 in Boston Ballet, the main professional company, and 14 in Boston Ballet II (BBII), the second company. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces 2016-17 Season - 71 Dancers, 18 Nationalities, Principal Dancer Erica Cornejo and MoreBoston Ballet Announces 2016-17 Season - 71 Dancers, 18 Nationalities, Principal Dancer Erica Cornejo and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced the 2016-2017 season roster. A total of 71 dancers make up the Company roster, with 57 in Boston Ballet, the main professional company, and 14 in Boston Ballet II (BBII), the second company. A total of 17 nationalities are represented, with dancers from Brazil, South Korea, France, Georgia, and Australia, to name a few.  More than 32 percent of the main company are BBII alumni and 18 percent are Boston Ballet School alumni. This year marks Principal Dancer Erica Cornejo's final season with Boston Ballet after dancing with the Company for 11 seasons. Cornejo will retire from Boston Ballet in May 2017 with final performances in The Sleeping Beauty. (more...)

Nederlands Dans Theater 1 Slated for FALL FOR DANCE Festival 2016Nederlands Dans Theater 1 Slated for FALL FOR DANCE Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Nederlands Dans Theater 1, one of the world's most prolific and creative contemporary dance companies, will perform in Program 5 of the 2016 Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8 at 8 pm. (more...)

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