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BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Modern Masters Photo BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Modern Masters
by Melia Kraus-har - May 01, 2019

I last saw Duo Concertant in 2017, for former New York City Ballet dancer Robbie Fairchild's retirement. Seeing Balanchine's work away from his home excitingly challenged this company. Nashville Ballet dancers are grounded, pliable, almost earthy at times in their approach. Here, they embraced the s...
Nashville Ballet Premiers Candid, Contemporary Story of LUCY NEGRO REDUX Photo Nashville Ballet Premiers Candid, Contemporary Story of LUCY NEGRO REDUX
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2019

Exploring themes of otherness, equality and self-worth, Nashville Ballet will premiere Artistic Director Paul Vasterling's boundary-pushing ballet, Lucy Negro Redux, at TPAC's Polk Theater, February 8-10....
This Dancer's Life: NB2's MOLLY YEO Photo This Dancer's Life: NB2's MOLLY YEO
by Jeffrey Ellis - November 05, 2018

Molly Yeo began dancing at four years old, while living in North Carolina - moving overseas with her family as an adolescent, where she trained in traditional Indonesian dance, subsequently studying internationally in Jakarta, Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand. Returning to the states for high sch...
BWW Review: Nashville Ballet Brings SEVEN DEADLY SINS To Life at TPAC Photo BWW Review: Nashville Ballet Brings SEVEN DEADLY SINS To Life at TPAC
by Cillea Houghton - October 23, 2018

Always finding unique ways to tell the stories of the world, the Nashville Ballet offered the SEVEN DEADLY SINS for the second year in a row, artistically exploring the darkest depths of our souls....
BWW Review: 2018 NASHVILLE BALLET BALL Stuns at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Photo BWW Review: 2018 NASHVILLE BALLET BALL Stuns at Schermerhorn Symphony Center
by Cillea Houghton - March 07, 2018

There's something magical about the Nashville Ballet and that statement rang true during the 2018 Nashville Ballet Ball at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center....
Nashville Ballet Celebrates Artistic Director's 20th Anniversary With 2018-2019 Seaso Photo Nashville Ballet Celebrates Artistic Director's 20th Anniversary With 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2018

Nashville Ballet celebrates Paul Vasterling's 20th anniversary as Artistic Director with a groundbreaking 2018-2019 performance season. Touting musical collaborations that embrace the multitude of talents in Music City, the upcoming season ushers in a new era of artistry in Middle Tennessee. With fr...
BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Stunning Performance of Stephen Mills' LIGHT Photo BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Stunning Performance of Stephen Mills' LIGHT
by Jeffrey Ellis - February 13, 2018

Some 90 captivating minutes of creative, imaginative movement, Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project features the superb dancers of Nashville Ballet at their finest, bringing to life history in such a way that left their audiences rapt, riveted to the smallest of moments and the largest of themes a...
Nashville Ballet Premieres Holocaust & Humanity Project Photo Nashville Ballet Premieres Holocaust & Humanity Project
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2018

Nashville Ballet will premiere Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project this February, an internationally acclaimed contemporary ballet that journeys through one of history's darkest hours to ultimately shine a spotlight on the triumph of the human spirit. Presented as part of Nashville Ballet's ann...
BWW Review: NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER Dazzles at TPAC Photo BWW Review: NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER Dazzles at TPAC
by Cillea Houghton - December 14, 2017

The Nashville Ballet has a gift for delivering professional-grade productions with a Nashville twist, and the 2017 installment of Nashville's Nutcracker is a prime example of said talent....