Photo Flash: Birmingham Royal Ballet Presents POLARITY and PROXIMITYPhoto Flash: Birmingham Royal Ballet Presents POLARITY and PROXIMITY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Polarity & Proximity, our summer mixed programme, includes In the Upper Room, one of American dance phenomenon Twyla Tharp's most iconic ballets, and Kin., created for the Company by former Birmingham Royal Ballet dancer Alexander Whitley. The line-up is completed by Embrace, a new ballet commissioned from choreographer George Williamson as part of Ballet Now, Birmingham Royal Ballet's unique five-year programme, run in conjunction with Sadler's Wells, that will develop choreographers, composers and designers to create new and innovative works for the world stage. (more...)

English National Ballet's MY FIRST BALLET: CINDERELLA to Grace London, Manchester This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

English National Ballet's My First Ballet: Cinderella returns this summer with performances at The Peacock, London (18-23 July) and Manchester Opera House (26-30 July). (more...)

English National Ballet's MY FIRST BALLET: CINDERELLA to Grace London, Manchester This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

English National Ballet's My First Ballet: Cinderella returns this summer with performances at The Peacock, London (18-23 July) and Manchester Opera House (26-30 July). (more...)

English National Ballet Announces National Tour of MY FIRST BALLET: CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present My First Ballet: Cinderella, a reimagined version of the classic fairy-tale created especially for children as young as three. Adapted to an hour in length and with a narrator to help young audiences follow the story, My First Ballet: Cinderella is the perfect introduction to the magic of ballet. (more...)

Milwaukee Ballet Announces Genesis Choreographer Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Milwaukee Ballet invites emerging choreographers from around the world to submit samples of their work to enter our competition. Artistic Director Michael Pink reviews each submission and chooses three finalists. These finalists have three weeks to create a new work which will premiere at The Pabst. They begin by selecting the names of our dancers at random. Once each choreographer has a cast of eight (four ladies and four gentlemen), their work begins. (more...)

The New English Ballet Theatre Takes Over the Peacock Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

New English Ballet Theatre's lucky number this year is FIVE!  The company returns to the Peacock Theatre in November to perform five new ballets to celebrate its fifth anniversary: QUINT-ESSENTIAL: FIVE NEW BALLETS will present new work by high profile UK-based names in the world of ballet: Daniela Cardim, Kristin McNally, Marcelino Sambe, George Williamson, and Valentino Zucchetti. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Sadler's Wells has announced its Autumn / Winter 2016 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE STUDIO COMPANY a Diverse Evening of Ballet
by Marsha Volgyi - Apr 20, 2016

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) Studio Company opened their three-day performance schedule on the evening of April 15, 2016, at The Joyce Theater. The troupe offered a  program of five balletic acts that included one world premiere and two New York City premieres. With a full house, numerous supporters of the ABT attended. I recognized a few corps de ballet members of the company, principal dancer of ABT Gillian Murphy, and the extraordinary ballerina Alessandra Ferri in the audience. It was a lovely gesture for them and for many other guests to see the upcoming dancers who could someday be part of the ABT main company. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company Performs at the Joyce This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The American Ballet Theatre Studio Company will present three performances at the Joyce Theater, this weekend, beginning tonight, April 15 and continuing through April 17, 2016. Performance times are 8:00 PM tonight and Saturday, April 16, and 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 17. (more...)

Photo Coverage: English National Ballet's MY FIRST BALLET: SLEEPING BEAUTY
by Roy Tan - Mar 26, 2016

As a baby, Princess Aurora is cursed by the evil Carabosse: on her 16th birthday, she will prick her finger on a spinning wheel and die. Her godmother the Lilac Fairy alters the spell so Aurora will not die but will sleep for 100 years, only to be awoken by true love's kiss. From Aurora's christening in the grand hall of the palace, to her jubilant wedding celebrations, the popular fairy tale comes alive on stage. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company to Perform at the Joyce This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

The American Ballet Theatre Studio Company will present three performances at the Joyce Theater, April 15-17, 2016. Performance times are 8:00 PM on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16, and 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 17. (more...)

UNTIL DEATH DO US PART debuts in New York City
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 18, 2016

Until Death Do Us Part is a new play, which will debut on February 22 at the Hudson Guild Theater as part of the Venus Adonis Theater Festival. This dark comedy is written by Catherine Hurd, and directed by Valeria Cossu. (more...)

New Play UNTIL DEATH DO US PART Announced as Part of the Venus Adonis Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

UNTIL DEATH DO US PART is a new play, which will debut on February 22 at the Hudson Guild Theater as part of the Venus Adonis Theater Festival. This dark comedy is written by Catherine Hurd, and directed by Valeria Cossu.  (more...)

ENB & ENBS Set SWAN LAKE Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

English National Ballet and English National Ballet School have announced tour details for My First Ballet: Swan Lake, the reimagined iconic Tchaikovsky ballet made accessible and enjoyable for audiences as young as three years old. Adapted to one hour in length and with a narrator to help young audiences follow the story, My First Ballet: Swan Lake is the perfect way to introduce children to the magic of classical ballet. (more...)

English National Ballet Presents the 2014-2015 Season, Featuring MODERN MASTERS, SWAN LAKE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

From the 10 - 15 March 2015 English National Ballet presents Modern Masters: Icons of 20th Century Choreography, a new triple bill at Sadler's Wells. The evening's programme includes works from two choreographers new to the Company's repertoire, William Forsythe's In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated and Spring and Fall by John Neumeier. The triple bill also includes Ji?í Kylián's Petite Mort, first performed by the Company in Ecstasy and Death in 2013. (more...)

English National Ballet Presents First World War Themed Premiere at the National Portrait Gallery Today
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

English National Ballet will present a First World War themed world premiere at the National Portrait Gallery today, 16 May for one night only as part of Museums at Night and the Gallery's Late Shift programme. (more...)

The English National Ballet Present a First World War Themed World Premiere at the National Portrait Gallery, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

English National Ballet will present a First World War themed world premiere at the National Portrait Gallery thisFriday 16 May for one night only as part of Museums at Night and the Gallery's Late Shift programme. (more...)

Finalists Announced for For Rolex Mentor and Protege Arts Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Following a worldwide search, Rolex today announced the 25 finalists being considered for a year of creative exchange in architecture, dance, film, literature, music, theatre and visual arts, as part of the Rolex Mentor and Protege Arts Initiative. One young artist in each discipline will be selected as a protege for 12 months of one-to-one collaboration with leading artists Olafur Eliasson, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, Michael Ondaatje, Alexei Ratmansky, Kaija Saariaho, Jennifer Tipton and Peter Zumthor. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for English National Ballet's EMERGING DANCER 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

English National Ballet is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for Emerging Dancer Competition 2014, which will be presented for the first time at Lyceum Theatre and Choreographics, presented for the first time at the Barbican Pit. Tickets can be booked via the website at www.ballet.org.uk (more...)