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BWW Review: MARIA KOCHETKOVA οΏ½οΏ½" CATCH HER IF YOU CAN at Joyce Theater Photo BWW Review: MARIA KOCHETKOVA οΏ½οΏ½" CATCH HER IF YOU CAN at Joyce Theater
by Rose Marija - Jul 22, 2019

​​​​​​​At New York City's Joyce Theater this week, July 16-21, 2019, Maria Kochetkova is performing eight short pieces by seven contemporary choreographers, joined by five dancers of quality. On Wednesday, July 17th, I experienced the sold-out performance.

The Joyce Presents Maria Kochetkova's CATCH HER IF YOU CAN Photo The Joyce Presents Maria Kochetkova's CATCH HER IF YOU CAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Internationally adored ballet star Maria Kochetkova will return to The Joyce Theater this summer with her own program, Catch Her If You Can, a Joyce Theater Production from July 16-21. Presented by The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), this culmination of Kochetkova's first year as an independent dance artist will feature both new works by emerging choreographers and pieces by renowned artists. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$75, 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.

SF Ballet Announces 2020 Season Company Promotions Photo SF Ballet Announces 2020 Season Company Promotions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

San Francisco Ballet (SF Ballet) announces ten promotions, three new Company members, and five apprentices for the 2020 Repertory Season.

BWW Review: SPRING WORKS Delights With Sensuous, Satirical, and Classic Vibes Photo BWW Review: SPRING WORKS Delights With Sensuous, Satirical, and Classic Vibes
by Perry Tannenbaum - Apr 30, 2019

Charlotte Ballet's SPRING WORKS, with a surprise cameo from the Merce Cunningham centennial, is another varied and provocative display by the Queen City's preeminent performing arts troupe

Dance Salad Festival Returns This Weekend Photo Dance Salad Festival Returns This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Now celebrating the 24th anniversary in Houston and the 27th season since its inception in Brussels, Belgium, Dance Salad Festival promises another gathering of world-class performers. Famous in their own countries, classical and contemporary dancers share the Dance Salad Festival stage to form a mix of movement and compelling choreography.

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2020 Repertory Season Photo San Francisco Ballet Announces 2020 Repertory Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson and San Francisco Ballet today announced programming for the 2020 Repertory Season. Building on a heritage of commissioning groundbreaking dance from today's top choreographers, uncovering new choreographic talent, staging modern classics, and preserving the works that make up the canon of classic ballet, the 2020 Season places SF Ballet at the forefront of innovation and preeminence. Highlights include two new SF Ballet commissions by Cathy Marston and Trey McIntyre, and a co-commission with American Ballet Theatre of a work by Alexei Ratmansky; as well as works by George Balanchine, David Dawson, Harald Lander, Edwaard Liang, Benjamin Millepied, Mark Morris, Liam Scarlett, Helgi Tomasson, and Stanton Welch. The Season's three story ballets include Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Wheeldon's Cinderella, and Tomasson's Romeo & Juliet.

20th Anniversary Youth America Grand Prix Ballet Competition Enters Finals Week Photo 20th Anniversary Youth America Grand Prix Ballet Competition Enters Finals Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

The world's largest student ballet scholarship competition - YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX (YAGP) is celebrating its 20th Anniversary Season, with its NYC Finals held at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. The week of ballet festivities will include YAGP's Final Round (April 17th), YAGP's critically acclaimed Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala performance and dinner (April 18th), with a repeat Gala performance on April 19th. Lastly, on April 20th, YAGP will present an International Dance School Festival, where dancers from all over the globe will perform works representing each school's style and artistic tradition, ranging from beloved classics to cutting-edge contemporary dance.

Japan Society Presents Karole Armitage's YOU TOOK A PART OF ME Photo Japan Society Presents Karole Armitage's YOU TOOK A PART OF ME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Japan Society presents You Took a Part of Me, a dance production with choreography by "punk ballerina" Karole Armitage, performed by her company Armitage Gone! Dance.  You Took a Part of Me arrives at Japan Society (333 East 47th Street) for two performances only: Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 at 7:30pm.

Dutch National Ballet Presents the World Premiere of REQUIEM Photo Dutch National Ballet Presents the World Premiere of REQUIEM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2019

Dutch National Ballet presents the world premiere of Requiem, a new ballet by Associate Artist David Dawson set on a new Requiem composed by Gavin Bryars for orchestra, choir and solo vocalists.

Chorus Dutch National Opera Leads World Premiere of REQUIEM By Gavin Bryars Photo Chorus Dutch National Opera Leads World Premiere of REQUIEM By Gavin Bryars
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2019

The Chorus of Dutch National Opera sings in the world premiere of Requiem, composed by Gavin Bryars for orchestra and a new ballet choreographed by David Dawson. Gavin Bryars composes a new Requiem for orchestra, the Chorus of Dutch National Opera and solo vocalists. De world premiere of the composition is played by the Dutch Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Matthew Rowe.

The Country Music Association Announces Nominees for the  2019 CMA International Awar Photo The Country Music Association Announces Nominees for the 2019 CMA International Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

The Country Music Association has announced the nominees for the 2019 CMA International Awards, which honors industry executives and artists who have supported and made a difference to the growth and promotion of Country Music in the International market place. Nominees from Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States are recognized in five categories acknowledging their dedication and efforts in growing opportunities for Country Music in their local territories. 

Chorus Dutch National Opera Leads World Premiere of REQUIEM By Gavin Bryars Photo Chorus Dutch National Opera Leads World Premiere of REQUIEM By Gavin Bryars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

The Chorus of Dutch National Opera sings in the world premiere of Requiem, composed by Gavin Bryars for orchestra and a new ballet choreographed by David Dawson. Gavin Bryars composes a new Requiem for orchestra, the Chorus of Dutch National Opera and solo vocalists. De world premiere of the composition is played by the Dutch Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Matthew Rowe.

Dutch National Ballet Presents the World Premiere of REQUIEM Photo Dutch National Ballet Presents the World Premiere of REQUIEM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Dutch National Ballet presents the world premiere of Requiem, a new ballet by Associate Artist David Dawson set on a new Requiem composed by Gavin Bryars for orchestra, choir and solo vocalists.

The Joyce Theater Announces Spring/Summer 2019 Season Photo The Joyce Theater Announces Spring/Summer 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater Foundation, announced today the New York City dance organization's programming for its Spring/Summer '19 season. Featuring a host of New York and world premieres, as well as iconic works from lauded companies, The Joyce Theater fulfills its mission of promoting the richness and variety of the performing arts to embrace the entire spectrum of movement styles and traditions. the upcoming Joyce season is poised to deliver engaging pieces for dance aficionados and newcomers alike.

Kennedy Center Presents San Francisco Ballet's Unbound: A Festival of New Works Photo Kennedy Center Presents San Francisco Ballet's Unbound: A Festival of New Works
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Six new works will have their East Coast premieres October 23-28, when the world-renowned San Francisco Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center with selections from its acclaimed Unbound: A Festival of New Works. Presented over two programs and seven performances, the engagement presents familiar and new choreographers to D.C. audiences whose critically acclaimed new work displays the company's remarkable depth of artistry. The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra will accompany the performances. 

San Francisco Ballet Welcome Ming Luke As Guest Conductor For Kennedy Center Performa Photo San Francisco Ballet Welcome Ming Luke As Guest Conductor For Kennedy Center Performance.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Ming Luke will act as guest conductor for San Francisco Ballet (SFB), "one of the world's top ballet companies" (London Sunday Times), at Kennedy Center on October 28th, 1:30pm. Luke will lead the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra in live accompaniment for pieces choreographed by some of the world's most renowned dance-makers.

BWW Review: ARISTOCRATS, Donmar Warehouse Photo BWW Review: ARISTOCRATS, Donmar Warehouse
by Emma Watkins - Aug 10, 2018

Brian Friel's Aristocrats have moved into the Donmar for the late summer. The aristocrats in question are four of the O'Donnell siblings, reuniting at their childhood home Ballybeg Hall at a time when their father is seriously ailing and one sister is about to marry a significantly older man...

Photo Flash: First Look at ARISTOCRATS at the Donmar Photo Photo Flash: First Look at ARISTOCRATS at the Donmar
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Ballybeg Hall once played host to grand balls, musical evenings, tennis parties: its rooms busy, bursting with painters, poets and politicians. And presiding over all of it, the imposing figure of Judge O'Donnell.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Donmar's ARISTOCRATS Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Donmar's ARISTOCRATS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Ballybeg Hall once played host to grand balls, musical evenings, tennis parties: its rooms busy, bursting with painters, poets and politicians. And presiding over all of it, the imposing figure of Judge O'Donnell. Now, on the eve of a wedding, the O'Donnell children return to their ancestral home to find that the rot has set in.

Ming Luke Joins SF Ballet as Guest Conductor for Kennedy Center Performances Photo Ming Luke Joins SF Ballet as Guest Conductor for Kennedy Center Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Ming Luke will act as guest conductor for San Francisco Ballet (SFB) at Kennedy Center in late October. The company will present two programs of new works selected from their groundbreaking Unbound Festival. Luke, along with SFB Music Director Martin West, will lead the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra in live accompaniment for pieces choreographed by some of the world's most renowned dance-makers.

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