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Danny Boyle's Dance 'THE MATRIX' set for Manchester's £186m Factory Arts Venue Photo Danny Boyle's Dance 'THE MATRIX' set for Manchester's £186m Factory Arts Venue
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

Director Danny Boyle is to stage a live version of The Matrix, according to the opening plans, announced today, for Factory International, Manchester's new landmark cultural space which will welcome its first visitors in June 2023.

Israel Galv√°n Presents the UK Premiere of THE RITE OF SPRING at Sadler's Wells in No Photo Israel Galv√°n Presents the UK Premiere of THE RITE OF SPRING at Sadler's Wells in November
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022

Returning to the UK for the first time since 2019, Flamenco innovator Israel Galván brings the UK Premiere of his latest show, La Consagración de la Primavera (The Rite of Spring) to Sadler's Wells on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 November 2022.

The Sixth Edinburgh International Culture Summit Has Now Closed Photo The Sixth Edinburgh International Culture Summit Has Now Closed
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

Closing day highlights Climate Change as a crisis of culture and pushes for the twinning of Ukrainian villages, towns and cities with partners around the world to support its recovery.

First Floor Theater to Launch 10th Season With Chicago Premiere of BOTTICELLI IN THE  Photo First Floor Theater to Launch 10th Season With Chicago Premiere of BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2022

First Floor Theater will launch its Tenth Season with the Chicago premiere of Jordan Tannahill’s Botticelli in the Fire, a hot-blooded queering of Renaissance Italy that questions the value of art at the collapse of society.

Boston Ballet Announces 2022-2023 Company Roster Photo Boston Ballet Announces 2022-2023 Company Roster
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces the 2022‚Äď2023¬†season roster. The roster includes a¬†diverse roster of dancers from around the world with¬†63¬†professional¬†dancers.¬†Five new dancers¬†join¬†the main company, six new dancers¬†join¬†Boston Ballet II (BBII), Boston Ballet‚Äôs second company, and eight Boston Ballet dancers received promotions for the upcoming season.

Cast Announced for First Floor Theater's Chicago Premiere of BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE Photo Cast Announced for First Floor Theater's Chicago Premiere of BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

First Floor Theater is launching its Tenth Season with the Chicago premiere of Jordan Tannahill’s Botticelli in the Fire, a hot-blooded queering of Renaissance Italy that questions the value of art at the collapse of society.

Dickson Mbi Presents ENOWATE at Sadler's Wells Theatre in October Photo Dickson Mbi Presents ENOWATE at Sadler's Wells Theatre in October
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

Dickson Mbi presents the London premiere of Enowate in Sadler's Wells Theatre on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 October as part of the Well Seasoned programme to celebrate Black dancemakers. 

Alesandra Seutin / National Youth Dance Company Bring QUARTIER PARADIS to Sadler's We Photo Alesandra Seutin / National Youth Dance Company Bring QUARTIER PARADIS to Sadler's Wells This September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2022

Following the success of their 2021 production Speak Volumes, National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) once again collaborates with internationally renowned choreographer Alesandra Seutin.

Erasing Borders Dance Festival Kicks Off Next Month Photo Erasing Borders Dance Festival Kicks Off Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2022

The Indo-American Arts Council announces the always eagerly anticipated dance performances, this year including special events to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India's Independence Day, August 15.  The celebration will feature two live performances, August 6 & 7 at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre, and a virtual August 8th streaming with artists from India, Canada, and the U.S. 

Miami City Ballet Announces Five New Dancers; Durante Verzola Joins MCB School Facult Photo Miami City Ballet Announces Five New Dancers; Durante Verzola Joins MCB School Faculty
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2022

Entering its 37th season, Miami City Ballet has announced five new dancers to its company roster.  Joining MCB's roster of world-class dancers for the 22/23 Season is principal dancer Yuliia Moskalenko, who joins the company from the National Opera of Ukraine.

Akram Khan Videos

VIDEO: Inside the Making of Akram Khan's JUNGLE BOOK REIMAGINED World Premiere VideoVIDEO: Inside the Making of Akram Khan's JUNGLE BOOK REIMAGINED World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

Akram Khan Company¬†will present the world premiere of Akram Khan‚Äôs new work,¬†Jungle Book reimagined¬†‚Äď a deeply personal interpretation based on the original story of Rudyard Kipling‚Äôs much-loved family classic ‚Äď at¬†Leicester‚Äôs Curve Theatre, 2 - 9 April 2022. A UK and international tour will follow, taking in cities including Birmingham and Edinburgh.

VIDEO: Florence + The Machine Share BIG GODS Music Video VideoVIDEO: Florence + The Machine Share BIG GODS Music Video
by Macon Prickett - Jun 21, 2018

Florence + the Machine unveil the video for 'Big God' today-watch it, choreographed by Akram Khan and Florence and directed by Autumn de Wilde, below. 'Big God' is the third track to be released from Florence + the Machine's hugely anticipated fourth studio album High As Hope, outJune 29 on Republic Records.

BWW TV: Exclusive Look At English National Ballet's GISELLE On Screen VideoBWW TV: Exclusive Look At English National Ballet's GISELLE On Screen
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 11, 2018

Akram Khan's acclaimed version of Giselle for English National Ballet will be screened to cinemas worldwide from 25 April. The show features Tamara Rojo as Giselle, Stina Quagebeur as Myrtha, Queen of the Wilis, and Jeffrey Cirio as Hilarion - watch them perform in an exclusive clip below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Juliette Binoche!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 18, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured Juilette Binoche, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Watch below as she discusses some of her career highlights as well as what it's been like touring the world in Antigone. Check out the full interview below!