Rose Marija

Rose Marija Rose Marija has always been focussed on ballet and contemporary ballet: training, performance, health, prevention and rehabilitation of injuries. She shares her expertise and pointe of view with professional and serious, professional track students. Marija is happy to be writing dance reviews for broadwayworld.com.


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BWW REVIEW:    BAM FISHER PRESENTS LEGACY WITH TWO DANCE COMPANIES at BAM FisherBWW REVIEW: BAM FISHER PRESENTS LEGACY WITH TWO DANCE COMPANIES at BAM Fisher
Posted: Sep. 20, 2019


BWW Review: BWW REVIEW: THE DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL PRESENTS 18 CHOREOGRAPHERS at Ailey Citigroup TheatreBWW Review: BWW REVIEW: THE DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL PRESENTS 18 CHOREOGRAPHERS at Ailey Citigroup Theatre
Posted: Oct. 14, 2019


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 BWW REVIEW:    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Celebrates 60 Years BWW REVIEW: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Celebrates 60 Years
Posted: Dec. 21, 2018


BWW REVIEW:           Nederlands Dans Theater 2 takes New York CityBWW REVIEW: Nederlands Dans Theater 2 takes New York City
Posted: Jan. 18, 2019


BWW Interview: Michele Wiles, Director/Dancer/ChoreographerBWW Interview: Michele Wiles, Director/Dancer/Choreographer
Posted: Feb. 16, 2019


BWW REVIEW: A Renewed BalletNext Emerges at New York Live ArtsBWW REVIEW: A Renewed BalletNext Emerges at New York Live Arts
Posted: Feb. 27, 2019


BWW Review: The School of American Ballet is Celebrating its 85th AnniversaryBWW Review: The School of American Ballet is Celebrating its 85th Anniversary
Posted: Jun. 7, 2019


BWW Review: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago comes to New York CityBWW Review: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago comes to New York City
Posted: Mar. 8, 2019


BWW Review: BWW REVIEW: THE DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL PRESENTS 18 CHOREOGRAPHERS at Ailey Citigroup Theatre
October 14, 2019

THE DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL was founded in 2007 by Astrid Von Ussar and Mojcar Ussar as a platform to present choreographers in annual showcases in New York City and Texas. This year, there were three performances at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre, September 27, 28, and 29. I attended the September 28th performance which included twelve works. The Festival offers opportunities and community for emerging dance artists, valuable in today's dance world. Today, Astrid Von Ussar is Artistic Director and Andy Noble is Associate Artistic Director.

BWW REVIEW: BAM FISHER PRESENTS LEGACY WITH TWO DANCE COMPANIES at BAM Fisher
September 20, 2019


BWW Review: The Joyce Theater Presents its Ballet Festival Program D
August 23, 2019

On August 17, 2019, I attended Ballet Festival's Program D, curated by Edward Watson, principal dancer of London's Royal Ballet and a performer in this program. He was joined on stage by Sarah Lamb, principal dancer of the Royal Ballet; Robbie Fairchild, former New York City Ballet (NYCB) principal dancer; and Maria Kowroski, NYCB principal dancer. There was much anticipation; audiences were eager for what promised to be a highly memorable evening.

BWW Review: MARIA KOCHETKOVA – CATCH HER IF YOU CAN at Joyce Theater
July 22, 2019

​​​​​​​At New York City's Joyce Theater this week, July 16-21, 2019, Maria Kochetkova is performing eight short pieces by seven contemporary choreographers, joined by five dancers of quality. On Wednesday, July 17th, I experienced the sold-out performance.

BWW Review: THE BOURNOVILLE LEGACY Comes to NYC
July 13, 2019

The Joyce Theater presents The Bournonville Legacy, July 9 - 14, 2019. Excitement was in the air on opening night when I attended. August Bournonville (August 21, 1805 - November 30, 1879) was a dancer, choreographer, and director of The Royal Danish Ballet. His choreographic legacy that emphasized bravura dancing and mime is an important chapter in the history of ballet.

BWW Review: The School of American Ballet is Celebrating its 85th Anniversary
June 7, 2019

The School of American Ballet's (SAB) annual Workshop Performances are a public demonstration of the continuing tradition of the vision of George Balanchine. Dozens of advanced students participate each year in the school's Workshop, which culminates in three spring performances at Lincoln Center's Peter Jay Sharp Theater with costumes, lights, and live orchestra.

BWW Review: New York City Ballet - The Show Goes On for BRAHMS-SCHOENBERG QUARTET
May 20, 2019

New York City Ballet (NYCB) has gone through some changes in the past year. In an interview with Jonathan Stafford, Artistic Director, and Wendy Whelan, Associate Artistic Director, Whelan said, 'Change is hard, but change is natural. It's not always easy, but it is informative. And ultimately, it's healthy. It's part of life.'

BWW Review: Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Takes Lincoln Center, April 19, 2019, David Koch Theater.
April 24, 2019

Ballet Stars of today, and many of tomorrow's talented hopefuls, performed at YAGP's anniversary gala, Founded in 1999 by Larissa and Gennadi Saveliev, it is now celebrating its twentieth anniversary. Many of today's most prominent ballet performers first began their careers here.

BWW REVIEW: Natalia Osipova's PURE DANCE with David Hallberg Takes the Stage at New York City Center
April 10, 2019

Two of the world's most highly prized ballet dancers, Russian born Natalia Osipova and South Dakota born David Hallberg joined their talents to perform at New York City Center on April 3-6, 2019. Both have been principal dancers with the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow and American Ballet Theatre in NYC, among other credits.

BWW Review: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Performs Crystal Pite
March 20, 2019

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the direction of Glenn Edgerton, is one of the most accomplished dance companies in the United States today. After an international career with the Joffrey Ballet and later at the Nederlands Dance Theater 1, both as dancer and artistic director, Edgerton brings unique skills to his position. It shows in his company's performances--serious, accomplished and professional--a real mark that the company is a cut above the rest.

BWW Review: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago comes to New York City
March 8, 2019

The opening night of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's two-week Return Engagement at the Joyce Theater, NYC was Wednesday 3619; and I was happy to attend. The first-week features works by Ohad Naharin (Director of Batsheva Dance Company, Israel) with DecaDanceChicago which included segments of Naharin's creations, having debuted between 1993 and 2011.

BWW REVIEW: A Renewed BalletNext Emerges at New York Live Arts
February 27, 2019

Michele Wiles, Director/Dancer/Choreographer, has opened her newest incarnation of BalletNext at New York Live Arts. Having attended Wednesday, February 20th , I couldn't resist returning onFriday, February 22nd, to see Maria Kowroski perform. This years' company includes eight dancers chosen from the dancers at the University of Utah, School of Dance (U of U), where Wiles has been teaching and choreographing periodically since the spring of 2018. Also on the program was Amar Ramasar, partnering Wiles or Kowrowski (on Thursday and Friday) in a pas de deux from acclaimed choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti's Bachground .

BWW Interview: Michele Wiles, Director/Dancer/Choreographer
February 16, 2019

Michele Wiles, former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, founded BalletNext in 2011, where she serves as director, dancer, and choreographer. She continues to her own unique vision

BWW REVIEW: Nederlands Dans Theater 2 takes New York City
January 18, 2019


BWW REVIEW Dig Dance Presents Aileen Passloff Stepping Forward: one foot (in front of the other)
January 15, 2019


BWW REVIEW: APAP Showcases Appear at Peridance
January 10, 2019


BWW REVIEW: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Celebrates 60 Years
December 21, 2018


BWW REVIEW: Ballet Hispanico brings Carmen.maquia to the Apollo Theater
December 10, 2018


BWW REVIEW: K-Arts Dance Company Brings Song of the Mermaid to NYC
October 22, 2018


BWW REVIEW: New York City Center's 15th Fall for Dance is Underway
October 8, 2018




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