El INBAL Se Suma Al Homenaje Mundial A Labailarina Y Coreógrafa Cubana Alicia Alonso El INBAL Se Suma Al Homenaje Mundial A Labailarina Y Coreógrafa Cubana Alicia Alonso
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

El Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL) se suma al homenaje mundial a Alicia Alonso, en el marco del centenario de su nacimiento, luego de las reuniones sostenidas con Viengsay Valdés, subdirectora artística del Ballet Nacional de Cuba. (more...)

El Palacio de Bellas Artes celebra 85 años como escenario de los mejores artistas internacionales El Palacio de Bellas Artes celebra 85 años como escenario de los mejores artistas internacionales
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

El Palacio de Bellas Artes ha sido escenario de los grandes artistas e intelectuales de nuestro país, y a lo largo de su historia también ha recibido a múltiples figuras internacionales. (more...)

Compania Irene Rodriguez And Abby Z And The New Utility Perform At Jacob's Pillow Compania Irene Rodriguez And Abby Z And The New Utility Perform At Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

In a highly-anticipated return to Jacob's Pillow, Compañia Irene Rodriguez makes their Ted Shawn Theatre debut, June 26-30, with a diverse and exhilarating program that features one U.S. premiere, two world premieres, and audience favorites. (more...)

El P Blico Podr Apreciar ?dos Caras? De La Compa A Nacional De Danza Con Giselle, Afirma Elisa Carrillo El P Blico Podr Apreciar ?dos Caras? De La Compa A Nacional De Danza Con Giselle, Afirma Elisa Carrillo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Uno de los dos elencos que interpretar n la versi n de Anton Dolin de Giselle transforma el sal n de ensayos de la Compa a Nacional de Danza (CND) en un bosque con fantasmas animado por el pianista ensayador Miguel ngel M rquez, ante la gu a de los repositores de la pieza, Mikhail Kaniskin y Valentina Savina, y de los codirectores art sticos de la Compa a, Elisa Carrillo y Cuauht moc N jera, ante representantes de medios de comunicaci n. (more...)

The Cleveland Havana Ballet Project Returns To Cleveland The Cleveland Havana Ballet Project Returns To Cleveland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

The Cleveland Havana Ballet Project returns to Cleveland with Cuban dance legend, Laura Alonso. Verb Ballets and Pro Danza continue their international collaboration with a month-long cultural exchange in Cleveland. Alonso will travel to Cleveland to reunite with the dancers of Verb Ballets for the third year of cultural exchange.  (more...)

CUBA FESTIVAL Returns To The Joyce Theater This January CUBA FESTIVAL Returns To The Joyce Theater This January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

The Joyce Theater Foundation(Linda Shelton, Executive Director) continues its long-standing tradition of showcasing international dance with the return of its Cuba Festival from January 9-20 at The Joyce Theater. Featuring three distinct companies over the course of 10 days, this year's festival celebrates the return of two audience favorites-Malpaso Dance Company andCompañia Irene Rodriguez-and the U.S. debut of LOS HIJOS DEL DIRECTOR. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$50, 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. (more...)

CUBA FESTIVAL Returns To The Joyce Theater This January CUBA FESTIVAL Returns To The Joyce Theater This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

The Joyce Theater Foundation(Linda Shelton, Executive Director) continues its long-standing tradition of showcasing international dance with the return of its Cuba Festival from January 9-20 at The Joyce Theater. Featuring three distinct companies over the course of 10 days, this year's festival celebrates the return of two audience favorites-Malpaso Dance Company andCompañia Irene Rodriguez-and the U.S. debut of LOS HIJOS DEL DIRECTOR. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$50, 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. (more...)

Point Park's Conservatory Dance Company Opens New PNC Theatre With Winter Dance Concert Point Park's Conservatory Dance Company Opens New PNC Theatre With Winter Dance Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Point Park University's Conservatory Dance Company opens Winter Dance Concert, the first production to hit the brand new Pittsburgh Playhouse's PNC Theatre stage in Downtown Pittsburgh. (more...)

Highlights from 2018 at the Auditorium Theatre Highlights from 2018 at the Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

In the Auditorium Theatre's 129th year of existence, we honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 13th annual Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah; asked "What's This?" on Halloween with a special screening and the Midwest premiere of Disney in Concert's The Nightmare Before Christmas; and sang along to timeless classics like "December 1963 (Oh, What a Night)" and "Grease" with Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. We reveled alongside the dancers from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; celebrated Ballet Nacional de Cuba's return to Chicago following a 15-year absence; highlighted top local dance companies, including Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Giordano Dance Chicago; and got transported to Mexico with the colorful music and dance of Ballet Folklorico de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez. We also hosted the 14th  year of our Hearts to Art summer camp, a performing arts camp for young people who have experienced the death of a parent; welcomed over 5,000 students to our Student Matinees; and brought thousands of people from across the city to the theatre through our ADMIT ONE program. (more...)

Rasta Thomas Dances Monumental Mozart Requiem In Front Of 12,000 Spectators Rasta Thomas Dances Monumental Mozart Requiem In Front Of 12,000 Spectators
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

The monumental world premiere of the Mozart Requiem with US guest star Rasta Thomas and the Cuban Contemporary Dance Company (Danza Contemporanea de Cuba) conquers the 'Auditorio Nacional' theater in Mexico City in front of 12,000 spectators (more...)

INTERNATIONAL BALLET FESTIVAL OF HAVANA Comes To Ballet Nacional De Cuba INTERNATIONAL BALLET FESTIVAL OF HAVANA Comes To Ballet Nacional De Cuba
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

The INTERNATIONAL BALLET FESTIVAL OF HAVANA is coming to the Ballet Nacional de Cuba on Oct. 28.  (more...)

INTERNATIONAL BALLET FESTIVAL OF HAVANA Comes To Ballet Nacional De Cuba Next Month INTERNATIONAL BALLET FESTIVAL OF HAVANA Comes To Ballet Nacional De Cuba Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

The International Festival of Ballet in Havana is being presented by Ballet Nacional de Cuba from Oct. 28 to Nov. 6.  (more...)

International Ballet Star Aydmara Cabrera Named Director Of Princeton Ballet School International Ballet Star Aydmara Cabrera Named Director Of Princeton Ballet School
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Former National Ballet of Cuba principal dancer  Aydmara Cabrera has been named the new director of Princeton Ballet School (PBS), the official school of American Repertory Ballet (ARB), effective August 22, 2018. (more...)

The Center For Ballet And The Arts At NYU Launches Artistic Partnership Initiative The Center For Ballet And The Arts At NYU Launches Artistic Partnership Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

The Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU (CBA), the first-ever international institute for scholars and artists of ballet and its related arts and sciences, today announces the launch of its Artistic Partnership Initiative (API). API is a joint initiative between The Center and major professional dance companies around the world to advance the art of choreography. The API Fellowship will give artists selected by the companies the full resources of The Center and NYU for a three to four-week residency to develop new work. Nominees are artists with notable choreographic potential. (more...)

BWW Review: Historic Return of the BALLET NACIONAL DE CUBA at the Kennedy Center BWW Review: Historic Return of the BALLET NACIONAL DE CUBA at the Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Jun 1, 2018

It was 40 years ago this week that the Ballet Nacional de Cuba made its historic U.S. debut at the Kennedy Center. There, the remarkable Alicia Alonso was not only artistic director but star performer, who became a ballet force at the American Ballet Theatre and elsewhere despite an eye condition she had since a teenager that caused partial blindness. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Presents Ballet Nacional De Cuba This Summer The Kennedy Center Presents Ballet Nacional De Cuba This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Internationally renowned Ballet Nacional de Cuba returns to the Opera House stage showcasing their extraordinary talent in two ballets, May 29-June 3. Artistic Director Alicia Alonso's definitive staging of the romantic classic Giselle anchors the engagement, May 31-June 3, and its acclaimed version of Don Quixote is performed May 29-30. The performances mark the 40th Anniversary of the company's landmark U.S. debut at the Kennedy Center. All performances will be accompanied by the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra.  (more...)

BWW Previews: After 15 Years,  Ballet Nacional de Cuba  Returns To The Straz Center For The Performing Arts BWW Previews: After 15 Years, Ballet Nacional de Cuba Returns To The Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - May 17, 2018

When esteemed Ballet Nacional de Cuba performs Giselle at The Straz Center for the Performing Arts, it will be a wonderful reunion for Ivonne Lemus, Ballet Mistress for Next Generation Ballet. In her youth in Cuba, Ivonne was selected to train with the acclaimed company founded by legendary prima ballerina Alicia Alonso. (more...)

CAPEZIO Celebrates 130 Years Of Excellence CAPEZIO Celebrates 130 Years Of Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

In just two weeks, Capezio Dance Foundation presents: Capezio celebrates 130 years of excellence in a one-night only special Awards and show on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Avenue, Las Vegas NV 89106. A glorious production will highlight some of the magical history of Capezio with numerous dance legends and stars of stage and screen saluting this milestone. Savion Glover the Tony Award winner dancer, choreographer and actor joins this special event. The show is produced and directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo. The show benefts The Actors Fund and Future Dance (a program sponsored by Nevada Ballet Theatre). (more...)

The Playing For Change Foundation & International Jazz Day Announce Long-Term Partnership; Joint Venture Kicks Off On International Jazz Day, April 30 The Playing For Change Foundation & International Jazz Day Announce Long-Term Partnership; Joint Venture Kicks Off On International Jazz Day, April 30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The Playing For Change Foundation is joining with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO's) International Jazz Day to announce a long-term partnership involving mutually beneficial programs and events. The partnership will debut as part of the seventh annual International Jazz Day on April 30, featuring legendary talent including Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves, Branford Marsalis, and more. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Presents Ballet Nacional De Cuba This Summer The Kennedy Center Presents Ballet Nacional De Cuba This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Internationally renowned Ballet Nacional de Cuba returns to the Opera House stage showcasing their extraordinary talent in two ballets, May 29-June 3. Artistic Director Alicia Alonso's definitive staging of the romantic classic Giselle anchors the engagement, May 31-June 3, and its acclaimed version of Don Quixote is performed May 29-30. The performances mark the 40th Anniversary of the company's landmark U.S. debut at the Kennedy Center. All performances will be accompanied by the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra.  (more...)

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