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John Cranko

 
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[Broadway, 1956]
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Writing

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Stage

Productions

Director

Writing
Sketches/Lyrics
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Conceiver





John Cranko News

Yan Chen Joins Full-Time Faculty Of American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassi Photo Yan Chen Joins Full-Time Faculty Of American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School And ABT Studio Company 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

Yan Chen, former Soloist with American Ballet Theatre, has been named to the dual positions of Principal Teacher for the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School Pre-Professional Division and Rehearsal Director for ABT Studio Company. The appointments, effective September 6, were announced by Stella Abrera, Acting Artistic Director of the ABT JKO School and Sascha Radetsky, Artistic Director of ABT Studio Company.

Tiit Helimets Will Be a Guest Artist in the Allen Civic Ballet's Production of THE NU Photo Tiit Helimets Will Be a Guest Artist in the Allen Civic Ballet's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

TIIT HELIMETS, principal dancer of the San Francisco Ballet, will appear as a guest artist in the Allen Civic Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker,  at the Performing Arts Center at Allen High School in Allen, Texas on December 17 (Evening) and 18 (Matinee), 2022.

American Ballet Theatre Announces 2022 Promotions Photo American Ballet Theatre Announces 2022 Promotions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2022

American Ballet Theatre has announced its 2022 promotions. Catherine Hurlin and Roman Zhurbin have been appointed to the rank of Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre.

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.

Evan McKie Bids Farewell to The National Ballet of Canada Photo Evan McKie Bids Farewell to The National Ballet of Canada
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

Hope Muir, Joan and Jerry Lozinski Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, have announced that Principal Dancer Evan McKie will depart from The National Ballet of Canada.

Paris Opera Ballet will perform At The Hollywood Bowl on July 21 and 22, 2022 Photo Paris Opera Ballet will perform At The Hollywood Bowl on July 21 and 22, 2022
by Grace Cutler - Jun 26, 2022

Invited by Gustavo Dudamel to participate in the 100th anniversary season of the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the Paris Opera Ballet, directed by Aurélie Dupont, will perform for the first time in this amphitheater on July 21 and 22, 2022. On the immense open-air stage and accompanied by the LA Phil under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel, Music Director of the Opéra national de Paris, the Company will present an anthology of its repertoire before more than 17,000 spectators each evening.

The Washington Ballet Announces Dancer Promotions Photo The Washington Ballet Announces Dancer Promotions
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2022

The Washington Ballet today announced that five members of its Studio Company have been promoted into the Company. The dancers are: Andrea Allmon; Rafael Bejarano; Nicholas Cowden; Audrey Malek; and Isaac “Rench” Soriano. 

ONEGIN is Now Playing at the National Theatre of Prague Photo ONEGIN is Now Playing at the National Theatre of Prague
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

The production, which will premiere at the National Theatre, requires from the performers expressive acting, brilliant dance technique and a profound sense for a range of emotional portrayal of the individual characters.

New York City Ballet Promotes Chun Wai Chan to Principal Dancer Photo New York City Ballet Promotes Chun Wai Chan to Principal Dancer
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022

New York City Ballet announced today the promotion of Chun Wai Chan to Principal Dancer. Following a series of debuts throughout the Company’s 2021-22 Repertory Season, Chan will make his final debut this season in the role of Titania’s Cavalier in George Balanchine’s beloved full-length classic, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which closes out NYCB’s 2022 Spring Season with ten performances from May 21 to 29, 2022 at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. Chun Wai Chan joined New York City Ballet as a Soloist in August 2021.

Susan Jaffe Named Artistic Director Of American Ballet Theatre Photo Susan Jaffe Named Artistic Director Of American Ballet Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Former American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Susan Jaffe has been named the Company's next Artistic Director. Jaffe's appointment, effective December 2022, was announced today by Andrew Barth, ABT Chairman of the Board of Governing Trustees.

John Cranko Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hos VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen
by Alan Henry - May 21, 2018

The New York Philharmonic announces Foreign Bodies, a one-night-only multidisciplinary event conducted and hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, concluding his tenure as The Marie-Jos e Kravis Composer-in-Residence. The concert, Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8:00 p.m., will feature Esa-Pekka Salonen's Foreign Bodies, accompanied by the World Premiere of a live video installation by Tal Rosner; Dan el Bjarnason's Violin Concerto, with Pekka Kuusisto in his New York Philharmonic debut; and Obsidian Tear, a dance work choreographed by Wayne McGregor performed by members of the Boston Ballet (Philharmonic debut) and set to Mr. Salonen's Nyx and Lachen verlernt. Foreign Bodies will be casual and multi-sensory; drinks and conversation will flow as attendees mingle with the performers, who will give additional impromptu performances throughout the event.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's ONE THOUSAND PIECES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton will continue Season 36 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, tonight, December 12-15, 2013. Click below for a sneak peek at ONE THOUSAND PIECES!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's ONE THOUSAND PIECES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton will continue Season 36 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, December 12-15, 2013. Click below for a sneak peek at ONE THOUSAND PIECES!


John Cranko Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has John Cranko written?
John Cranko has written 2 shows including Cranks (Sketches/Lyrics), New Cranks (Conceiver).