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Ballet Palm Beach Announces Partnership With The King's Academy Conservatory Of Arts In West Palm Beach Ballet Palm Beach Announces Partnership With The King's Academy Conservatory Of Arts In West Palm Beach
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2018

Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced a partnership with The King's Academy Conservatory of Arts in West Palm Beach, through which the professional dance company will present four major ballets during the 2018-2019 season. The performances will be presented at the Aca... (more...)
BWW Interview: Xiaoxiao Cao of XIAOXIAO DESIGNS BWW Interview: Xiaoxiao Cao of XIAOXIAO DESIGNS
by Caryn Cooper - August 26, 2018

Have you ever been to your local dancewear store or shopped online looking for a cute, elegant, or just a different leotard? As ballet dancers, in addition to dancing in beautiful tutus and costumes on stage, we also want to look nice in the dance studio for class, rehearsal, and auditions! And that... (more...)
BWW Previews: FIRST STATE BALLET THEATRE SEASON at Grand Opera House BWW Previews: FIRST STATE BALLET THEATRE SEASON at Grand Opera House
by Greer Firestone - August 21, 2018

If Aisle Say was a multi-talented superior athlete and could choose from an array of sports to excel, down on my list would be ballet. Why? No season off to indulge in food and drink fantasies, rigorous abuse to the body, inferior pay and way, way too much discipline required.... (more...)
BWW Interview: National Ballet of Canada's Jack Bertinshaw Talks FRAME BY FRAME BWW Interview: National Ballet of Canada's Jack Bertinshaw Talks FRAME BY FRAME
by Taylor Long - June 02, 2018

Visionary Canadian director Robert Lepage teams up with Guillaume Cote, Principal Dancer and Choreographer at the National Ballet of Canada to present FRAME BY FRAME. We spoke to Second Soloist Jack Bertinshaw, playing filmmaker Norman McLaren, about his life as a professional dancer, the unique cha... (more...)
BWW Review: DON QUIXOTE REIMAGINED BY THE NATIONAL BALLET OF UKRAINE at The Orpheum Theatre BWW Review: DON QUIXOTE REIMAGINED BY THE NATIONAL BALLET OF UKRAINE at The Orpheum Theatre
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 23, 2018

Leonid Sarafanov from Kiev, Ukraine is a principal ballet dancer with the Mikhailovsky Theatre in St Petersburg, Russia and a Teatro alla Scala soloist, and was a special guest star in this dazzling one night's performance of Don Quixote at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, playing Basilio with mu... (more...)
BWW Interview: Celebrating the Achievements of the Latino Culture with BALLET HISPANICO BWW Interview: Celebrating the Achievements of the Latino Culture with BALLET HISPANICO
by Caryn Cooper - May 09, 2018

On a typical Monday evening, most folks find themselves on their way home after a long day of work, beginning to unwind for the night, or enjoying the spring evening outside sitting on a bench or having a nice glass of wine. But May 7, 2018 was a special evening to celebrate the impact of Latino lea... (more...)
BWW Review: Festival Ballet Providence Concludes Season Swimmingly with Exceptional, Enchanting LITTLE MERMAID BWW Review: Festival Ballet Providence Concludes Season Swimmingly with Exceptional, Enchanting LITTLE MERMAID
by Veronica Bruscini - April 28, 2018

THE LITTLE MERMAID elegantly concludes Festival Ballet Providence's ruby anniversary season. This production is certain to enchant younger audiences with its fairy-tale backdrop and its colorful characters, and discerning dance enthusiasts will unreservedly applaud the ballet's sophisticated choreo... (more...)
BWW Review: NYC BALLET:  ROBBINS CENTENNIAL (BERNSTEIN, GLASS, AND VERDI) at The Kennedy Center BWW Review: NYC BALLET: ROBBINS CENTENNIAL (BERNSTEIN, GLASS, AND VERDI) at The Kennedy Center
by Rachael Goldberg - April 01, 2018

For his Centennial, the New York City Ballet chose to honor its former co-ballet master in chief by highlighting his range through three works: the modern and minimalist 'Glass Pieces,' the fun and light-hearted 'Fancy Free,' and the classical and elegant 'The Four Seasons.' Each is distinct, and co... (more...)
BWW Review: National Ballet's MADE IN CANADA Fascinates with a Mixed All-Canadian Program BWW Review: National Ballet's MADE IN CANADA Fascinates with a Mixed All-Canadian Program
by Taylor Long - March 06, 2018

Slip into a painting. Slip into the life of a man. Slip into nature. MADE IN CANADA stimulates the imagination with a program of three invigorating Canadian ballets - Robert Binet's The Dreamers Ever Leave You, James Kudelka's The Four Seasons, and Crystal Pite's Emergence. This program offers somet... (more...)
BWW Review: Festival Ballet Providence Stages Ethereal, Effervescent THE LITTLE PRINCE BWW Review: Festival Ballet Providence Stages Ethereal, Effervescent THE LITTLE PRINCE
by Veronica Bruscini - March 05, 2018

Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) opens its Black Box Theatre to imagination and adventure with an utterly captivating staging of THE LITTLE PRINCE. Boyko Dossev's gorgeous choreography for this production shows off the finest, most sophisticated skills of FBP's dancers, and the company dazzles with... (more...)
BWW Interview: A Season of Two Debuts for National Ballet's BRENDAN SAYE BWW Interview: A Season of Two Debuts for National Ballet's BRENDAN SAYE
by Taylor Long - February 25, 2018

'It's a dream come true,' says dancer Brendan Saye. Recently promoted to First Soloist, Saye will be making two role debuts this season with the National Ballet of Canada - the Lead Man in James Kudelka's 'The Four Seasons' (part of 'Made in Canada') and Prince Florimund in Rudolf Nureyev's producti... (more...)
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...)