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Wendy Whelan Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Achievement in Dance
Wendy WhelanChristopher Wheeldon Company

Wendy Whelan News

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.

TDF to Present First-Ever Autism Friendly Performance of New York City Ballet's THE N Photo TDF to Present First-Ever Autism Friendly Performance of New York City Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022

TDF will host the first-ever autism-friendly performance of New York City Ballet's production of The Nutcracker. Tailored for families with members on the autism spectrum or with other developmental or cognitive disabilities, this special matinee will be presented on Sunday, November 27 at 1 p.m. at Lincoln Center's David  H. Koch Theater. 

Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents UNAVAILABLE MEMORY: IN CONVERSATION WITH CUNNINGHAM  Photo Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents UNAVAILABLE MEMORY: IN CONVERSATION WITH CUNNINGHAM & CAGE, October 27-29
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2022

Unavailable Memory: In Conversation with Cunningham & Cage is an evening of dance and music presenting Merce Cunningham's Totem Ancestor (1942) and Loops (1971) and six piano compositions by John Cage.

Works & Process At The Guggenheim Announces New York City Ballet: FALL PREMIERES Photo Works & Process At The Guggenheim Announces New York City Ballet: FALL PREMIERES
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2022

Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces New York City Ballet: Fall Premieres, an evening with performances from New York City Ballet company members followed by a discussion moderated by Associate Artistic Director Wendy Whelan.

New York City Ballet Announces 2022 Fall Season Photo New York City Ballet Announces 2022 Fall Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

New York City Ballet’s 2022 Fall Season will open at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 20 with a program of works by the Company’s co-founder George Balanchine:  Divertimento No. 15, Scotch Symphony, and La Sonnambula. 

Cuba's Malpaso Dance Company to Return to The Joyce Theater in October Photo Cuba's Malpaso Dance Company to Return to The Joyce Theater in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation and its producing and touring division Joyce Theater Productions will welcome the return of Malpaso Dance Companywith a triple bill of envelope-pushing works that reflect the company’s ever-expanding presence in the world of dance.

92NY to Present PS DANCE! THE NEXT GENERATION Documentary Screening in September Photo 92NY to Present PS DANCE! THE NEXT GENERATION Documentary Screening in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

The 92nd Street Y, New York will present their highly anticipated free screening of the new documentary PS DANCE! THE NEXT GENERATION followed by a talkback with filmmakers Jody Gottfried Arnhold and esteemed guests on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 5pm at Kaufmann Concert Hall.

FINI  DANCE  FESTIVAL AND AWARDS Takes Place at Ailey Today Photo FINI DANCE FESTIVAL AND AWARDS Takes Place at Ailey Today
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2022

The Fini Dance Festival and Awards returns to the Ailey Citigroup Theater to present a gala performance and presentation of awards to outstanding figures in the dance community, August 31 at 8 PM, hosted by Milan's charming actress/TV personality Tabata Caldironi.   

Fini Dance Festival & Awards Will Be Presented at Ailey Citigroup Theater This Month Photo Fini Dance Festival & Awards Will Be Presented at Ailey Citigroup Theater This Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

The Fini Dance Festival and Awards returns to the Ailey Citigroup Theater to present a gala performance and presentation of awards to outstanding figures in the dance community, August 31 at 8 PM, hosted by Milan's charming actress/TV personality Tabata Caldironi.   Founded in 2011 in Calabria Italy by Calabria native Antonio Fini, the annual event celebrates artists from Italy and New York, sharing a program in a spirit of exchange and collaboration. 

Works & Process Announces Fall 2022 Season Featuring the Creators of Broadway's SOME  Photo Works & Process Announces Fall 2022 Season Featuring the Creators of Broadway's SOME LIKE IT HOT & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022

As a process-focused performing arts organization, Works & Process continued to provide opportunities and fees for artists throughout the pandemic, and pioneered the bubble residency model to support their work safely. The fall 2022 season will feature the official world premieres of works created by New York artists.

Wendy Whelan Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Crystal Pite's THE STATEMENT at The Royal Opera House Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Crystal Pite's THE STATEMENT at The Royal Opera House

by Alan Henry - May 25, 2021

The Royal Ballet celebrates contemporary choreography in an evening that demonstrates the breadth of choreographic talent working with the Company today.  This performance will be available to watch from 28 May 2021 until 27 June 2021. Check out clips of rehearsal for the event!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Royal Ballet's 21st Century Choreographers Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Royal Ballet's 21st Century Choreographers

by Alan Henry - May 20, 2021

The Royal Ballet celebrates contemporary choreography in an evening that demonstrates the breadth of choreographic talent working with the Company today. Stream the full performance from 21 May 2021.

VIDEO:  New York City Ballet Releases Short Film THIS BITTER EARTH Videoplay
VIDEO: New York City Ballet Releases Short Film THIS BITTER EARTH

by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2020

New York City Ballet just released a short film entitled This Bitter Earth. 

STAGE TUBE: NY Public Library Digitalizes Thousands of Hours of Jerome Robbins Dance Videos
by Stage Tube - Apr 3, 2014

Newly digitized dance videos and films available on-site at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts include:

STAGE TUBE: Desmond Richardson & Co. Rehearse for Complexions Contemp. Ballet in New Orleans
by Stage Tube - Apr 13, 2012

Check out this video of Desmond Richardson & Wendy Whelan rehearsing in New York City for the upcoming world premiere of 'Charter,' choreographed by Dwight Rhoden and set to an original score by Nicholas Payton. 'Charter' premieres in New Orleans on April 21st as the centerpiece of Complexions Contemporary Ballet.


Wendy Whelan Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Wendy Whelan been nominated for?
Outstanding Achievement in Dance (Olivier Awards) for Christopher Wheeldon Company .