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BWW Interview: The Story of Trailblazing Ballerina RAVEN WILKINSON BWW Interview: The Story of Trailblazing Ballerina RAVEN WILKINSON
by Caryn Cooper - February 14, 2018

Trailblazer: The Story of Ballerina Raven Wilkinson is a new children's book, that tells the little-known story of the world-renowned Raven Wilkinson- the first African American woman to dance for a major classical ballet company. This biography was written by Leda Schubert with illustrations by The... (more...)
BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Stunning Performance of Stephen Mills' LIGHT 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... (more...)
BWW Review: RICHMOND BALLET'S The Sleeping Beauty BWW Review: RICHMOND BALLET'S The Sleeping Beauty
by Melia Kraus-har - February 11, 2018

In a first experience observing the company, overall they were most effective as turners rather than jumpers, with masterful articulation of their legs and torsos. Story ballets provide an opportunity to maximize each company member (several taking on multiple roles). With the moderate size of the c... (more...)
BWW Review: The State Ballet Theatre of Russia in Brooklyn BWW Review: The State Ballet Theatre of Russia in Brooklyn
by Marsha Volgyi - December 23, 2017

The Sunday matinee performance, on December 17, 2017, The State Ballet Theatre of Russia performed the iconic ballet The Nutcracker. This company brought the enchantment from the East to the venue of On Stage at Kingsborough Community College. A sold-out performance! The audience was comprised mostl... (more...)
The School of Ballet Arizona Announces New School Director The School of Ballet Arizona Announces New School Director
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2017

Ballet Arizona is pleased to announce that Anthony Jones has been named the new School Director for The School of Ballet Arizona, the result of a search that included both national and international candidates. Mr. Jones will join the organization February 12, 2018, taking responsibility for The Sch... (more...)
The Kennedy Center Presents American Ballet Theatre in WHIPPED CREAM and More The Kennedy Center Presents American Ballet Theatre in WHIPPED CREAM and More
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2017

Returning for its annual Kennedy Center engagement, American Ballet Theatre (ABT) brings two different programs to the Opera House stage,January 30 February 4. Whipped Cream, the acclaimed all-new, evening-length work from world-renowned choreographer and ABT Artist-in-Residence Alexei Ratmansky, ma... (more...)
Five Choreographers to Present New Works in National Ballet of Canada's FIVE CREATIONS Five Choreographers to Present New Works in National Ballet of Canada's FIVE CREATIONS
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada today announced Five Creations, featuring five new works developed through the company's two-year Choreographic Workshop. The new works will be presented at two public performances at the Betty Oliphant Theatre, January 18 - 19, 2018.... (more...)
Ballet Arizona to Host 2018 DANCE WITH ME Gala This Winter Ballet Arizona to Host 2018 DANCE WITH ME Gala This Winter
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2017

On Friday, January 19, 2018, Ballet Arizona will honor longtime supporters Rose and Harry Papp with its popular and entertaining fundraising event Dance with Me at Phoenix Art Museum. All proceeds from the event support Ballet Arizona's beautiful and athletic performances as well as its education an... (more...)
Bolshoi Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER Set for Encore at Ridgefield Playhouse Bolshoi Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER Set for Encore at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2017

The Nutcracker, a holiday tradition for the whole family, graces the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic in this encore performance of Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Nutcracker with screenings on December 23rd at 2pm and 6pm at The Ridgefield Playhouse.... (more...)
Bolshoi Ballet's LE CORSAIRE to Screen at Ridgefield Playhouse Bolshoi Ballet's LE CORSAIRE to Screen at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2017

Experience the captivating, mesmerizing and enchanting of magic of the ballet when Le Corsaire airs on the big screen in the Bolshoi Ballet Encore in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, January 14th at 4pm.... (more...)
Ms. Rebecca Robert to Appear as Guest Narrator for AIB's NUTCRACKER Ballet Ms. Rebecca Robert to Appear as Guest Narrator for AIB's NUTCRACKER Ballet
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2017

The Academy of International Ballet (AIB) in Media, PA has announced that Ms. Rebecca Robert will be the 'On Stage Guest Narrator' for the 4:00 pm performance of the Nutcracker Ballet on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Strath Haven Middle School, 200 S. Providence Rd, Wallingford, PA 19086.... (more...)
BWW Review: NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER Dazzles at TPAC 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.... (more...)
Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2017

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) hosted its annual Holiday Benefit dinner and performance, December 11, 2017, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below!... (more...)
Houston Ballet Expands Summer Programming in San Antonio Houston Ballet Expands Summer Programming in San Antonio
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2017

Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM and Academy Interim Director Vicki Attard are thrilled to announce an addition to Houston Ballet's annual Summer Programming.... (more...)
Audition Dates Announced for Boston Ballet School's Summer Dance Program Audition Dates Announced for Boston Ballet School's Summer Dance Program
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2017

Boston Ballet School's Summer Dance Program (SDP) is a five-week intensive summer residential dance program for Pre-Professional level students from all around the world and gives young dancers the opportunity to work with Boston Ballet School's internationally-renowned faculty.... (more...)
BWW Review: Celebrating Resilience with BALLET HISPANICO BWW Review: Celebrating Resilience with BALLET HISPANICO
by Caryn Cooper - December 08, 2017

Ballet Hispanico returned for their annual holiday season at the world-famous Apollo Theater for a special two-night engagement on December 1-2, 2017. The line up included three inspiring works that reflects the migration, marginalization, and resilience of the Latino culture through movement. Under... (more...)
Ms. Susan Wefel Will Be Guest Narrator for Academy of International Ballet's NUTCRACKER Ms. Susan Wefel Will Be Guest Narrator for Academy of International Ballet's NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2017

Let the fun and fantasy of The Nutcracker begin! A beloved Christmas classic returns with this year's annual production of the Nutcracker.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Shanghai Dance Theatre's SOARING WINGS, Coming to Lincoln Center This Winter Photo Flash: First Look at Shanghai Dance Theatre's SOARING WINGS, Coming to Lincoln Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2017

China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG) presents the New York premiere of the Shanghai Dance Theatre (SDT) and their production of Soaring Wings, a new dance drama about 'the bird of good fortune,' the crested ibis, and the interdependence between human beings and nature. The production will play ... (more...)
BWW TV: Shanghai Dance Theatre's SOARING WINGS Brings the 'Bird of Good Fortune' to Lincoln Center BWW TV: Shanghai Dance Theatre's SOARING WINGS Brings the 'Bird of Good Fortune' to Lincoln Center
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 05, 2017

China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG) presents the New York premiere of the Shanghai Dance Theatre (SDT) and their production of Soaring Wings, a new dance drama about 'the bird of good fortune,' the crested ibis, and the interdependence between human beings and nature. The production will play ... (more...)
Texas Ballet Theater to Present Holiday Classic THE NUTCRACKER, Featuring Dancers from Queensland Ballet Texas Ballet Theater to Present Holiday Classic THE NUTCRACKER, Featuring Dancers from Queensland Ballet
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2017

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) presents the annual holiday classic, The Nutcracker, featuring a twist this year, a dancer swap with the Queensland Ballet in Australia.... (more...)
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra and The Fairfax Ballet Join Forces for THE NUTCRACKER Fairfax Symphony Orchestra and The Fairfax Ballet Join Forces for THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2017

On Saturday, December 16 at 4pm at George Mason University Center for the Arts, two, premier, Fairfax County arts institutions - the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra (FSO) and The Fairfax Ballet - come together to present the holiday masterpiece, The Nutcracker.... (more...)
Lelia Haller School of Ballet to Present 11th Star-Studded Tradition of THE NUTCRACKER Lelia Haller School of Ballet to Present 11th Star-Studded Tradition of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2017

Since 1928, the oldest ballet school in New Orleans, thousands of New Orleans' best dancers have enjoyed the unique teaching methods of Lelia Haller. Lelia Haller Ballet Classique will present their company, Ballet Louisiane, in their 11th annual production of the holiday dance classic 'The Nutcrack... (more...)
Festival Ballet Providence to Present 40th Annual Production of THE NUTCRACKER Festival Ballet Providence to Present 40th Annual Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2017

Festival Ballet Providence's cherished holiday production of The Nutcracker, celebrating its 40th year delighting New England audiences, will come alive with spirit and sparkle this holiday season. The Nutcracker takes along both the young and young-at-heart on this magical and heartwarming journey ... (more...)
Fox Theatre to Welcome Back The State Ballet Theatre of Russia in SLEEPING BEAUTY Fox Theatre to Welcome Back The State Ballet Theatre of Russia in SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2017

The Fox Theatre presents the return of The State Ballet Theatre of Russia with a timeless production of Sleeping Beauty on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at 3 p.m.... (more...)
International Ballet Stars Dance in Festival Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKER International Ballet Stars Dance in Festival Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2017

Festival Ballet Theatre (FBT), Orange County's resident professional ballet company, will present the family favorite production of The Nutcracker, December 9 - 24, 2017 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre in Irvine, California.... (more...)