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Terrence Mann & More to Join New York City Ballet's 75th Anniversary Performances

New York City Ballet has revealed number of guest artists who will perform with the Company during its ongoing 75th Anniversary Season.

Interview: Maestro Ermanno Florio Celebrates His Last Season as Houston Ballet Conductor

After 32 years as Music Director of Houston Ballet, Ermanno Florio will step down from his position at the end of the 2023 – 2024 season. BroadwayWorld Houston had the chance and honor to speak with him about what he has learned in his many years with the Houston Ballet and his plans for the future as he retires from his current position.

The Joffrey Ballet Welcomes Five New Dancers To The Company

The Joffrey Ballet has announced the addition of five dancers to the Joffrey roster for the 2023-24 season. Learn more about the new dancers here!

Kansas City Ballet Reveals Company Dancer Promotions and New Members

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney announced the promotion of one member and appointment of five new dancers to the professional Company. Learn more about the new appointments here!

Interview: Chase O'Connell Shares the Spectacle That We Can Look Forward to in Houston Ballet's MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

The Houston Ballet's 2023-2024 season is starting off with John Neumeier's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, based on Shakespeare's romantic comedy. I had the chance to speak with Chase O'Connell-- one of the dancers portraying Theseus/King Oberon-- who told us how it is to play opposite his wife onstage and what spectacles are within the show!

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park Reveals Added Artists for Fall Festival 2023

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park announces the addition of new and rarely seen classical works to their Fall Festival 2023 lineup. Get ready to experience Kenneth MacMillan's Ballade, Gemma Bond's Brain on Fire, and Herman Cornejo's The Apartment. Find out more about these captivating performances and secure your tickets today.

Virginia Johnson, Michele Byrd-McPhee, and More Recieve 2023 Bessie Awards - Full List of Awards Announced!

The New York Dance and Performance Awards, the Bessies, has announced the 2023 award recipients at the 39th Bessie Awards Ceremony. The Illustrious Blacks hosted this year's celebratory event, which was held at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park as part of Lincoln Center's Summer for the City. Check out a complete list of 2023 awards here!

20th FALL FOR DANCE Festival Programming Revealed

NEW YORK CITY CENTER announced complete programming for the 20th Fall for Dance Festival, September 27 – October 8, 2023. Celebrating 20 years as an essential part of New York’s fall dance season, the Festival opens City Center’s 80th season at the center of the arts with a showcase of local and international dance companies and artists in an array of styles, presented in five unique programs.

Interview: Ballerina Mackenzie Richter Tells BroadwayWorld About the Magic and Spectacle of Houston Ballet's SWAN LAKE

The Houston Ballet's 2022-2023 season is ending with one of ballet's greatest love stories, SWAN LAKE. I had the chance to speak with Mackenzie Richter, one of the ballerinas portraying Odette/Odile, and they gave me some insight into their experience of performing this iconic lead role and shared what makes this certain production so special.

Interview: Lead Ballerina Tyler Donatelli Gives Us a Sneak Peek of Houston Ballet's Daring and Exciting DIVERGENCE Triple Bill

Houston Ballet is presenting DIVERGENCE, a triple bill program that includes Justin Peck’s world premiere UNDER THE FOLDING SKY; Aszure Barton’s ANGULAR MOMENTUM; and Stanton Welch's DIVERGENCE. As a sneak peek at the production, I had the exciting chance to speak with Tyler Donatelli, one of the lead ballerinas of the whole show!

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces Company Updates For The 2023-2024 Season

Artistic Director Adam W. McKinney has promoted three artists for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's (PBT) upcoming season, which runs from October 2023 to May 2024. 

Philadelphia Ballet Returns To Red Rose Farm, June 1-3

Philadelphia Ballet has announced its Fourth Annual Spring Festival at Red Rose Farm, an outdoor ballet tradition, taking place June 1 - 3 in Villanova, PA.

MorDance Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Two World Premieres

MorDance will celebrate its tenth anniversary performance season with two groundbreaking world premiere ballets centering themes of activism and humanity. Performances are April 28-29, 2023 at 7:30pm at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College as part of the CUNY Dance Initiative.

Review: Houston Ballet's Summer and Smoke Takes My Breath Away with Its Gorgeous Storytelling

As much as I admire the art of ballet, I have never seen a new, professional ballet performance, one that no one else has seen before. To say I was excited to be in the audience for the opening night of the world premiere of Houston Ballet's SUMMER AND SMOKE is an understatement, and it was everything that I hoped it to be!

MorDance Sets Spring 2023 Season, Celebrating its 10th Anniversary

MorDance wil present its Spring 2023 Season with groundbreaking new ballets centering themes of activism and humanity from April 28-29, 2023 at Gerald W. Lynch Theater.

Interview: Lead Ballerina Jessica Collado Shares With Us the Behind-the-Scenes of SUMMER AND SMOKE's Premiere at the Houston Ballet

Next week, Houston Ballet is presenting the premiere of Cathy Marston's SUMMER AND SMOKE, inspired by Tennessee Williams' play. It was my joy to speak with Jessica Collado, one of the leads for SUMMER AND SMOKE; I learned about her background, how SUMMER AND SMOKE was uniquely developed, and what we can expect from this beautiful production.


ROMEO AND JULIET…the classic love story of star-crossed lovers. To say that our culture is saturated with this tale is a fact that no one can deny. However, knowing the talent of the Houston Ballet, I was intrigued to see this legend translated to dance. As I watched the production, I quickly realized that this story is simply perfect as a ballet!

Dance Theatre of Harlem to Return to Lesher Center for the Arts With Works by William Forsythe, Stanton Welch & More

Lesher Center for the Arts will host the return of Dance Theatre of Harlem to the West Coast, presenting the globally acclaimed company for two nights only.

Review: Houston Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER Dazzles Audiences with Spectacle and Holiday Cheer at the Wortham Theater Center

With more than 70,000 patrons seeing it every year, Houston Ballet’s THE NUTCRACKER is one of the most celebrated traditions of the holidays, and rightfully so! Being performed for over 35 years, the production is full of incredible orchestrations, wonderful imagery, and a magical story to boot. Do not want to miss this magical event of the season!

Interview: Ballerina Kellen Hornbuckle Gives Us A Sneak Peek at THE NUTCRACKER at Houston Ballet

Houston Ballet's season is putting on one of the most celebrated traditions of the holidays: THE NUTCRACKER. As a sneak peek at this year’s THE NUTCRACKER, we spoke with Kellen Hornbuckle, one of the company’s ballerinas. Through our conversation with her, we discussed what we can look forward to in this year’s THE NUTCRACKER and more!

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