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Principal Dancer Harrison Ball to Give Final Performance With New York City Ballet Th Photo Principal Dancer Harrison Ball to Give Final Performance With New York City Ballet This Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2023

New York City Ballet Principal Dancer HARRISON BALL will give his final performance with New York City Ballet on Sunday, April 30, performing in George Balanchine’s Haiff Divertimento and Jerome Robbins’ Afternoon of a Faun.

New York City Ballet Announces 2023 Winter Season Featuring a World Premiere by Justi Photo New York City Ballet Announces 2023 Winter Season Featuring a World Premiere by Justin Peck & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023

New York City Ballet’s 2023 Winter Season – January 17 through February 26 – will feature performances of 17 ballets performed by New York City Ballet’s 100 dancers and apprentices and the 62-piece New York City Ballet Orchestra.

ICARUS is Now Playing at Det KGL. Teater Photo ICARUS is Now Playing at Det KGL. Teater
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2022

In Icarus, choreographer Pontus Lidberg daringly inserts a queer heart into classic Greek myths. It is the last part of a trilogy, inspired by liminal beings in Greek mythology who are caught in the paradox of being both human and not human, but also neither. Too human to be animals, but not human enough to be accepted as such, they live outside the bounds of society.

The Crossing Performs World Premiere Of Michael Gordon's TRAVEL GUIDE TO NICARAGUA Th Photo The Crossing Performs World Premiere Of Michael Gordon's TRAVEL GUIDE TO NICARAGUA This November
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2022

Grammy Award-winning choir The Crossing gives the world premiere performance of Michael Gordon's Travel Guide to Nicaragua at Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia, PA on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 7:00pm and the NYC premiere performance at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 7:30pm. Avante-garde cellist Maya Beiser joins The Crossing for the long-awaited premieres, which were postponed due to the pandemic.

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.

Los Angeles Philharmonic to Present A Summer of Latinx Events at the Ford Photo Los Angeles Philharmonic to Present A Summer of Latinx Events at the Ford
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2022

The Los Angeles Philharmonic will present a summer of Latinx events at the Ford. Upcoming events include Chulita Vinyl Club July 17, Monsieur Periné July 24, and more. 

COPENHAGEN SUMMER DANCE Comes to Det KGL. Teater This Week Photo COPENHAGEN SUMMER DANCE Comes to Det KGL. Teater This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

Copenhagen Summer Dance is an open-air contemporary dance festival held at Ofelia Plads harbor pier in the heart of Copenhagen. Over the years, Copenhagen Summer Dance has established itself as a must-see event drawing people from all over the world to experience contemporary dance with the harbor, the Opera House and passing boats as backdrop. 

Summer 2022 Dance Events Announced For the Hollywood Bowl and the Ford
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022

Summer 2022 dance events  have been announced for The Hollywood Bowl and The Ford. Check out the full lineup here!

MANUALEN & DE SYV DODSSYNDER is Now Playing at Det. KGL. Teater Photo MANUALEN & DE SYV DODSSYNDER is Now Playing at Det. KGL. Teater
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

A unique world premiere awaits with the award-winning composer Louise Alenius’ Manualen, which can be experienced in tandem with Kurt Weill’s Die sieben Todsünden. Death plays the lead, embodied by soloists from the Royal Danish Opera, the Royal Danish Orchestra, the Royal Danish Opera Chorus, the Danish Dance Theatre and Danish singer Oh Land.

Miami City Ballet Previews 22/23 Season Photo Miami City Ballet Previews 22/23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Miami City Ballet (MCB), one of the country's premier dance companies, proudly announces its 37th season as it celebrates a significant milestone: the successful completion of the Transforming Lives Campaign, the most extensive operations capital campaign in the company's history.

Pontus Lidberg Videos

VIDEO: The Joyce Theater Presents PONTUS LIDBERG And JONAH BOKAER Videoplay
VIDEO: The Joyce Theater Presents PONTUS LIDBERG And JONAH BOKAER

by Alan Henry - Oct 16, 2018

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to present two illustrious companies under the direction of internationally acclaimed choreographers, Pontus Lidberg and Jonah Bokaer, each for three performances over one week, from October 23-28 at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street in New York City. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$40, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org.

VIDEO: The Joyce Theater Previews Fall/Winter Season - 'Be Moved All Season Long' Videoplay
VIDEO: The Joyce Theater Previews Fall/Winter Season - 'Be Moved All Season Long'

by Alan Henry - Aug 23, 2018

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, announced today the New York City dance organization's programming for its Fall '18 Winter '19 season. Showcasing extraordinary international and local artists, the upcoming Joyce season promises to offer something spectacular for all dance-lovers.

STAGE TUBE: NYC Ballet's Winter Season Features Hard-Working Dancers of the Corps de Ballet
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2017

NYC Ballet announces their winter program, with two programs paying tribute to NYCB Founder George Balanchine, including the return of Prodigal Son and Swan Lake, as well as a reprise of his tragic narrative work La Sonnambula.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Trailer for BalletBoyz New Tour, LIFE
by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2016

BalletBoyz have announced they will tour their brand new production Life, which will receive its world premiere at London's Sadler's Wells in April 2016.  The show features new commissions by Javier de Frutos and Pontus Lidberg. After opening at Sadler's Wells where BalletBoyz are Associate Artists, the production will embark on a UK tour, followed by a tour of the USA in 2017. The piece is co-produced by Sadler's Wells in association with artsdepot.   Check out a first look at the trailer below!