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Date of Birth: May 06, 1909
Date of Death: October 09, 1984 (75)

Birth Place: Brigham City, UT, USA
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces Updates To Its 2020-2021 Season & Promotion Of Th Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces Updates To Its 2020-2021 Season & Promotion Of Three Dancers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) has announced updates to its upcoming 2020-2021 Season in response to programs rescheduled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis that forced the closure of non-essential businesses, including PBT and the Cultural Trust venues in which the company performs. 

Smuin Brightens Wednesday With Free Stream Of Ballet Photo Smuin Brightens Wednesday With Free Stream Of Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020

Smuin Contemporary Ballet announces the next installment of its Hump Day Ballets series, which brightens mid-week spirits by offering video streaming of a ballet from Smuin's archives.

Texas Ballet Theater's 2020-2021 Season to Include World Premieres and Family Favorit Photo Texas Ballet Theater's 2020-2021 Season to Include World Premieres and Family Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

Texas Ballet Theater has released its 2020-2021 season, which includes four world premieres as well as returning, family-friendly ballets. As a resident company of both Bass Performance Hall and Winspear Opera House on the AT&T Performing Arts Center campus, the company will perform in both Dallas and Fort Worth.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Opens BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Opens BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) will stage a two-week run of Lew Christensen's a?oeBeauty and the Beasta?? presented by PNC, opening this Valentine's Day weekend at the Benedum Center. The program will run Feb. 14-23, 2020, and will include a special sensory-friendly production on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 4:30 p.m. Tickets start $15 for the sensory-friendly performance and $28 for all other performances, and are on sale now at www.pbt.org, 412-456-6666 or the Box Office at Theater Square.

Smuin Closes 24th Season With 'Dance Series 02' Featuring Val Caniparoli World Premie Photo Smuin Closes 24th Season With 'Dance Series 02' Featuring Val Caniparoli World Premiere IF I WERE A SUSHI ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2018

Smuin closes another successful and innovative season with Dance Series 02, featuring the world premiere of If I Were a Sushi Roll by internationally renowned choreographer Val Caniparoli. Created on Smuin's famously versatile and athletic dancers, this fascinating piece weaves a captivating movement narrative set to a compelling soundtrack of contemporary classical baroque.

Diablo Ballet Presents Final Performance of 24th Season May 4 And 5 Photo Diablo Ballet Presents Final Performance of 24th Season May 4 And 5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

Diablo Ballet presents the final program of its 2017-18 Season with Celebrated Masters, May 4-5th at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek. 

Diablo Ballet Presents the World Premiere of Robert Dekkers' THE RED SHOES Photo Diablo Ballet Presents the World Premiere of Robert Dekkers' THE RED SHOES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Diablo Ballet presents the final program of its 2017-18 Season with Celebrated Masters, May 4-5th at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek.

Smuin Closes 24th Season With 'Dance Series 02' Featuring Val Caniparoli World Premie Photo Smuin Closes 24th Season With 'Dance Series 02' Featuring Val Caniparoli World Premiere IF I WERE A SUSHI ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Smuin closes another successful and innovative season with Dance Series 02, featuring the world premiere of If I Were a Sushi Roll by internationally renowned choreographer Val Caniparoli. Created on Smuin's famously versatile and athletic dancers, this fascinating piece weaves a captivating movement narrative set to a compelling soundtrack of contemporary classical baroque.

The Smith Center For The Performing Arts Announces Events February - March 2018 Photo The Smith Center For The Performing Arts Announces Events February - March 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The Smith Center For The Performing Arts has announced events February - March 2018. See the full lineup below!

RENT 20TH Anniversary Tour, Wynonna & The Big Noise, Paula Poundstone and More Take C Photo RENT 20TH Anniversary Tour, Wynonna & The Big Noise, Paula Poundstone and More Take Center Stage at The Smith Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Continuing to bring the best of music, theater and dance to Southern Nevada, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts announced today that single tickets are now on sale for dozens of winter shows, with additional titles going on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 10. This lineup of more than 60 shows includes Tony Award -winning musicals and world-renowned entertainers, as well as acclaimed productions visiting Las Vegas for the very first time. For more information and the full lineup, visit TheSmithCenter.com.

Muriel Maffre to Depart Museum of Performance + Design for LINES Ballet Photo Muriel Maffre to Depart Museum of Performance + Design for LINES Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Performance + Design (MP+D) announces that Muriel Maffre will leave her position as MP+D Executive Director, effective November 15 2017.

BWW Dance Interview: Adam Sklute of Ballet West Photo BWW Dance Interview: Adam Sklute of Ballet West
by Barnett Serchuk - Oct 10, 2017

Adam Sklute was named Artistic Director of Ballet West in 2007, Since then he has expanded Ballet West's repertoire, visibility, and overall outlook with exciting company premieres; increased touring and public exposure and greater focus on Ballet West Academy.

MP+D Receives NEA/ART Works Grant For CAPTURED LIVE Photo MP+D Receives NEA/ART Works Grant For CAPTURED LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Museum of Performance + Design was awarded an NEA/Art Works 2017 grant to digitize, catalog, and make available online for broad public access by June 2018 dance images from the HENRIETTA MCDOWELL, CHESTER KESSLER, BOB MCLOED, and KATHERINE KAHRS photographic collections in The Elyse Eng Dance Collection at the Museum of Performance + Design. This project will preserve and provide open access to 2,500 images of dance performances in the San Francisco Bay Area from the 1940s to the 1990s, highlighting the unique holdings in the MP+D collection and the extensive and significant character of its dance photographs. MP+D is one of nine dance projects in San Francisco to be funded this year through the NEA's flagship grant program, Art Works.

Balanchine, Rowe, THE RED SHOES and More Set for Diablo Ballet's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Diablo Ballet has announced its 2017-2018 season featuring ballets from George Balanchine, Val Caniparoli, Lew Christensen and Sonya Delwaide, as well as works by Salvadore Aiello and Danielle Rowe.

The Museum of Performance + Design Announces ALL OVER SOUND
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

A public panel discussion The Sonic Worlds of Performance on June 14, 6:30PM will bring together MP+D's artists-in-residence WARREN-CROW+WARREN-CROW with members of the Bay Area's performance community.

The Museum of Performance and Design Brings OEDIPUS to Fort Mason Chapel
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Museum of Performance + Design announces a special staged reading of Oedipus The King directed by JAMIE LYONS at Fort Mason Chapel on May 27, 2017. The reading is programmed as part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival taking place at Fort Mason, May 25 - June 4, 2017.

Museum of Performance + Design Brings OEDIPUS to Fort Mason Chapel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Museum of Performance + Design announces a special staged reading of Oedipus The King directed by JAMIE LYONS at Fort Mason Chapel on May 27, 2017. The reading is programmed as part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival taking place at Fort Mason, May 25 - June 4, 2017.

Texas Ballet Theater Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT)'s Artistic Director, Ben Stevenson, O.B.E., announces the Company's 2017-2018 season, which includes a world premiere by Stevenson; a world premiere by TBT dancer, Carl Coomer; a moving tribute to soldiers of war; as well as classics such as Beauty and the Beast and Swan Lake.

BWW Interview: For PNB Musicians, 'The Nutcracker' Never Grows Old
by Erica Miner - Nov 25, 2016

This season is the second in which Pacific Northwest Ballet will present the Balanchine production of 'The Nutcracker'

Smuin Ballet to Present Helen Pickett Premiere and More in 'Dance Series Two'
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Smuin Ballet concludes its 22nd Season with Dance Series Two featuring Oasis, a world premiere by acclaimed choreographer Helen Pickett, set to an original score by 'House of Cards' composer Jeff Beal.

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