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Danced professionally with Washington Ballet and performed at The Kennedy Center. Developmental Lab: Little Dancer (Chantall, u/s Marie). Love to my Parents, Sibs, Solis' and my rock, Ralph. (read more)
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Danced professionally with Washington Ballet and performed at The Kennedy Center. Developmental Lab: Little Dancer (Chantall, u/s Marie). Love to my Parents, Sibs, Solis' and my rock, Ralph. (read more)
BWW Review: The Syracuse City Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater BWW Review: The Syracuse City Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 3, 2019

The festive treat of The Nutcracker presented by The Syracuse City Ballet has once again entertained numerous audiences this past weekend to kick off the 2019 Holiday season. Under the devoted direction of the Syracuse City Ballet founding Artistic Director Kathleen Rathbun, the show once again brought memories that will last a lifetime. Featuring the choreography by Kathleen Rathbun, staging and additional choreography by Aldo K. Santiago, along with familiar music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaiovsky the Syracuse City Ballet's production features local professional, pre-professional, and student dancers. In certain performances there are different dancers taking on the roles. The heart, beauty, and energy of this production is always a highlight for this time of year and I was treated to their final 3 PM performance on Sunday, December 1st. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On ANASTASIA on Tour Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On ANASTASIA on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The National Tour of Anastasia had its official opening night in Schenectady, New York last week! The production stars Lila Coogan as Anya, Stephen Brower as Dmitry, Jason Michael Evans as Gleb, Joy Franz as Dowager Empress, Tari Kelly as Countess Lily, Edward Staudenmayer as Vlad and Victoria Amelia Bingham as Little Anastasia. The ensemble includes Brianna Abruzzo, Ronnie S. Bowman Jr., Alison Ewing, Peter Garza, Jeremiah Ginn, Brett-Marco Glauser, Lucy Horton, Mary Illes, Fred Inkley, Kourtney Keitt, Beth Stafford Laird, Mark Mackillop, Kenneth Michael Murray, Taylor Quick, Claire Rathbun, Michael McCorry Rose, Matt Rosell, Sareen Tchekmedyian, and Addison Mackynzie Valentino. (more...)

BWW Review: Syracuse City Ballet Performs a Phenomenal Production of PETER PAN at the Crouse Hinds Theater BWW Review: Syracuse City Ballet Performs a Phenomenal Production of PETER PAN at the Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Mar 18, 2019

A powerful and passionate production of Peter Pan dazzled audiences this past weekend at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater in Syracuse, New York. The Syracuse City Ballet out did their past productions with this high-flying adventurous ballet. The staging, the flying effects, and of course the dancing were all magnificent under the Syracuse City Ballet's Artistic Director Kathleen Rathbun (direction and choreography). (more...)

ANASTASIA Tour Comes To Fox Cities PAC 1/8 ANASTASIA Tour Comes To Fox Cities PAC 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018

The National Tour of ANASTASIA will come to FOX Cities P.A.C. beginning January 8th, 2019! (more...)

ANASTASIA at the Kennedy Center - Talented Cast Cannot Save a Disappointing Musical ANASTASIA at the Kennedy Center - Talented Cast Cannot Save a Disappointing Musical
by Charles Shubow - Nov 12, 2018

This fable of a musical lacks passion and is rather bland. (more...)

Exclusive Photos: ANASTASIA on Tour Celebrates Opening Night Exclusive Photos: ANASTASIA on Tour Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

The National Tour of Anastasia had its official opening night in Schenectady, New York earlier this month and BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look inside their opening night cast party! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At ANASTASIA On Tour Photo Flash: Get A First Look At ANASTASIA On Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

The National Tour of Anastasia had its official opening night in Schenectady, New York last week!  Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Anya, Dmitry, Gleb & More! Meet the Cast of the  ANASTASIA National Tour! Photo Coverage: Anya, Dmitry, Gleb & More! Meet the Cast of the ANASTASIA National Tour!
by Monroe George - Sep 27, 2018

Take the journey! The North American tour of the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA will launch at Proctors in Schenectady, NY on October 9, 2018 and will go on to play 30 cities in its first season. This production features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush, new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) and direction by Tony Award-winning director Darko Tresnjak. (more...)

BWW TV: The Journey Continues! ANASTASIA Cast Helps National Tour Company Hit the Road! BWW TV: The Journey Continues! ANASTASIA Cast Helps National Tour Company Hit the Road!
by TV - On the Road - Sep 27, 2018

Watch below as we get to know the new company, plus Christy Altomare and the rest of the Broadway cast bid dasvidaniya as they get ready for a new journey! (more...)

Lila Coogan, Stephen Brower, and More Cast in ANASTASIA  First National Tour Lila Coogan, Stephen Brower, and More Cast in ANASTASIA First National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Take the journey! Casting has been announced for the North American tour of the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA. This production features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush, new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) and direction by Tony Award-winning director Darko Tresnjak. The tour will launch at Proctors in Schenectady, NY on October 9, 2018 and will go on to play 30 cities in its first season. (more...)

BWW Review: Syracuse City Ballet Charms With ALADDIN at Crouse Hinds Theater BWW Review: Syracuse City Ballet Charms With ALADDIN at Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Mar 12, 2018

The Syracuse City Ballet, the only professional ballet serving the Central New York community, brought the enchanting ballet of Aladdin to life this past weekend at Crouse Hinds Theater in Syracuse, New York. The production was directed and choreographed by founding artistic director Kathleen Rathbun and it once again brought down the house. Like all Syracuse City Ballet productions, this one provided a wonderful opportunity for local professional, pre-professional, and student dancers to perform alongside national and international guest artists. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mamie Parris and the Cast of CATS Pose with Adorable, Adoptable Felines Photo Flash: Mamie Parris and the Cast of CATS Pose with Adorable, Adoptable Felines
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Each year, six to eight million dogs and Cats will enter shelters and rescue groups, but only about half will be adopted. To encourage shelter pet adoption during the holiday season, the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic Broadway hit Cats have teamed up with The Shelter Pet Project to help these furry friends find their forever homes. Scroll down for photos of the company posing with some adorable, furry companions, plus watch their PSA here! (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway's CATS Supports Shelter Felines, Pet Adoption in New Campaign VIDEO: Broadway's CATS Supports Shelter Felines, Pet Adoption in New Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Each year, six to eight million dogs and Cats will enter shelters and rescue groups, but only about half will be adopted. To encourage shelter pet adoption during the holiday season, the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic Broadway hit Cats have teamed up with The Shelter Pet Project to help these furry friends find their forever homes. As part of the partnership, the Cats cast took part in a purr-fect PSA to reinforce the importance of shelter pet adoption and how adoption has personally impacted their lives. Watch the PSA below! (more...)

Social: CATS' Sarah M Jenkins Takes Over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Today Social: CATS' Sarah M Jenkins Takes Over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017

Get on board, cats and kittens, Sarah Marie Jenkins is taking us behind the scenes of Cats on Instagram today! (more...)

Photo Flash: CATS Revival Claws Into Cake, Celebrates One Year on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical Cats just celebrated its first anniversary back on Broadway, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Four New Felines to Purr in CATS on Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical Cats will welcome four new 'Jellicle Cats' to the junkyard. (more...)

Broadway Revival of CATS Headed to the Heaviside Layer This Winter; National Tour to Kick Off in Providence!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Producers The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization announced today that the first-ever Broadway revival of CATS will play its final performance at 8 PM on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street) after 16 previews and 593 regular performances. Preview performances of CATS began Thursday, July 14, 2016 followed by a Sunday, July 31, 2016 opening night. (more...)

BWW Review: The Syracuse City Ballet presents THE NUTCRACKER at The Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 5, 2016

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Washington Ballet to Host World Premiere of SLEEPY HOLLOW, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Washington Ballet is pleased to announce casting and libretto for the world premiere of Septime Webre's Sleepy Hollow, Today, February 18 - Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater. The Company will be joined by guest artist, Xiomara Reyes, a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre who will premiere the role of Katrina Van Tassel. Reyes studied at Cuba's National Ballet School. Prior to joining ABT, she danced as a First Soloist at the Royal Ballet of Flanders. Reyes joined American Ballet Theatre as a Soloist in 2001 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2003. Her awards include the Gold Medal for the Best Soloist at the International Ballet Competition of Chiclayo, Peru (1996), Best Couple Prize at the XIV International Ballet Competition in Varna (1990) and Silver Medal at the Cinquienne Concours International de Danse de Paris (1992). (more...)

Washington Ballet to Host World Premiere of SLEEPY HOLLOW, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Washington Ballet is pleased to announce casting and libretto for the world premiere of Septime Webre's Sleepy Hollow, Wednesday, February 18 - Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater. The Company will be joined by guest artist, Xiomara Reyes, a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre who will premiere the role of Katrina Van Tassel. Reyes studied at Cuba's National Ballet School. Prior to joining ABT, she danced as a First Soloist at the Royal Ballet of Flanders. Reyes joined American Ballet Theatre as a Soloist in 2001 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2003. Her awards include the Gold Medal for the Best Soloist at the International Ballet Competition of Chiclayo, Peru (1996), Best Couple Prize at the XIV International Ballet Competition in Varna (1990) and Silver Medal at the Cinquienne Concours International de Danse de Paris (1992). (more...)

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