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New York City Ballet Announces Fall 2021 Premiere Composers and Programming Additions Photo New York City Ballet Announces Fall 2021 Premiere Composers and Programming Additions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2021

New York City Ballet will open its 2021-22 season on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 with a four-week Fall Season, presenting its first full-company, live performance in more than 19 months. 

10,000 Dreams: Virtual Choreography Festival Will Highlight Asians in Dance Photo 10,000 Dreams: Virtual Choreography Festival Will Highlight Asians in Dance
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2021

10,000 Dreams: Virtual Choreography Festival will highlight Asians in dance. The festival is being held by Final Bow for Yellowface, an organization dedicated to eliminating offensive Asian stereotypes in dance.

DANCE INTO SPRING Will Tour Around Iowa This Weekend Photo DANCE INTO SPRING Will Tour Around Iowa This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021

In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, Ballet Des Moines and Hancher Auditorium at the University of Iowa have come together to create Dance Into Spring, a state-crossing collaboration featuring outdoor performances in Des Moines, Iowa City, and Muscatine.

Tulsa Ballet Presents THE LOST NUTCRACKER Photo Tulsa Ballet Presents THE LOST NUTCRACKER
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2020

Tulsa Ballet will present The Lost Nutcracker. Performances take place¬† December 17th ‚Äď 20th, 2020 at Cox Business Convention Center's Grand Hall.

Tulsa Ballet Presents THE LOST NUTCRACKER Photo Tulsa Ballet Presents THE LOST NUTCRACKER
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2020

Tulsa Ballet will present The Lost Nutcracker. Performances take place¬† December 17th ‚Äď 20th, 2020 at Cox Business Convention Center's Grand Hall.

Richmond Ballet Announces Studio Series For Fall 2020 Season Photo Richmond Ballet Announces Studio Series For Fall 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2020

The Studio Series will run for two-week sessions in September, October and November. In-person tickets to the Studio Series will go on sale in September and virtual tickets are available now.

Find Out What Richmond Performing Arts Venues Are Doing This Fall Photo Find Out What Richmond Performing Arts Venues Are Doing This Fall
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2020

As performing arts venues across the country struggle to stay afloat amidst the health crisis, find out what venues in the Richmond area are doing this fall.

VIDEO: ABT Flashback Back to its 2019 Performance in Los Angeles Photo VIDEO: ABT Flashback Back to its 2019 Performance in Los Angeles
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2020

American Ballet Theatre has been flashing back to some of their past trips, as part of The Dancer's Perspective series!

Ma Cong's FRENCH TWIST Up Next In Smuin's Hump Day Ballets Series Photo Ma Cong's FRENCH TWIST Up Next In Smuin's Hump Day Ballets Series
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2020

Smuin Contemporary Ballet announces Ma Cong's fast and flirtatious French Twist as the next installment of its popular Hump Day Ballets series, which aims to brighten mid-week spirits with free video streaming of works from the company's archives. Inspired by the American cartoon a?oeTom and Jerry,a?? French Twist uses contemporary movement set to five musical selections by the late French composer Hugues Le Bars. Ma Cong's French Twist will be offered beginning Wednesday, June 10, 2020, accompanied by a video introduction with current company dancer Mengjun Chen, who attended Beijing Dance Academy a generation after Cong. The recorded performance will be available for 48 hours only, with streaming instructions announced through Smuin's email list (sign up at smuinballet.org), or via Smuin's Facebook (facebook.com/SmuinBallet) and Instagram (instagram.com/smuinballet). For more information the public may visit smuinballet.org.

Tulsa Ballet to Stream THE MAN BEHIND THE MUSIC Tonight Photo Tulsa Ballet to Stream THE MAN BEHIND THE MUSIC Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2020

Tulsa Ballet will be streaming a full-length ballet performance online, completely free of charge on Friday, April 3rd at 7:00 pm (CST) and Saturday, April 4th at 12:00 pm (CST)! Join them for an encore performance of Tchaikovsky: The Man Behind the Music, choreographed by Tulsa Ballet's own Ma Cong.

Texas Ballet Theater Will Present Trio of Performances for Next Production Photo Texas Ballet Theater Will Present Trio of Performances for Next Production
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2020

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) will present Image, Imbue and Bartok at Bass Performance Hall March 27-29, 2020.

Texas Ballet Theater Will Present the World Premiere of FIREBIRD as Well as Jonathan  Photo Texas Ballet Theater Will Present the World Premiere of FIREBIRD as Well as Jonathan Watkins' CRASH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2020

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) will present the world premiere of Ma Cong's Firebird along with Jonathan Watkins' Crash at Bass Performance Hall February 14-16, 2020.

BWW Review:  BARAK BALLET BOURREES BACK TO THE BROAD WITH NEW REPERTOIRE at The Broad Photo BWW Review: BARAK BALLET BOURREES BACK TO THE BROAD WITH NEW REPERTOIRE at The Broad Stage
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Jul 9, 2019

June 29, 2019 Melissa Barak's Ballet Company, Barak Ballet, is becoming a staple at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. Since 2013, they have been appearing annually and she has continually delivered her talent and creativity to her home town.  A native Santa Monican, she is now one of America's foremost rising female choreographers.  Ms. Barak spent a decade dancing for New York City Ballet and choreographing for the School and Company of American Ballet at age 22. And her tenacity has paid off.

Barak Ballet Performs June Concert Series, NEW REPETOIRE, at The Broad Stage Photo Barak Ballet Performs June Concert Series, NEW REPETOIRE, at The Broad Stage
by Rebecca Russo - Jun 25, 2019

Barak Ballet performs its June concert series, New Repertoire, at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, CA, on Friday, June 28th and Saturday, June 29th at 8pm.

Barak Ballet Performs Its June Concert Series, New Repertoire, At The Broad Stage Photo Barak Ballet Performs Its June Concert Series, New Repertoire, At The Broad Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2019

Fresh off the company's successful debut of OFF Balance, a new experimental series which launched in March of this year, Barak Ballet returns to the proscenium stage on June 28-29 in Santa Monica, presenting a contemporary dance repertoire that has quickly propelled Barak's reputation as one of LA's most exciting dance companies.

ABT Studio Company To Perform At The Joyce in April Photo ABT Studio Company To Perform At The Joyce in April
by Julie Musbach - Mar 21, 2019

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company will appear at The Joyce Theater in New York City for three performances, Wednesday, April 24 at 7:30 PM, Thursday, April 25 and Saturday, April 27 at 8:00 PM.

Texas Ballet Theater Announces 2019/2020 Season Photo Texas Ballet Theater Announces 2019/2020 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2019

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) has released its 2019-2020 season, which includes a world premiere and U.S. premiere piece. As a resident company of both Winspear Opera House on the AT&T Performing Arts campus and Bass Performance Hall, the Company has the opportunity to perform in both Dallas and Fort Worth.

The Joyce Theater Announces Spring/Summer 2019 Season Photo The Joyce Theater Announces Spring/Summer 2019 Season
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

BWW REVIEW: New York City Center's 15th Fall for Dance is Underway Photo BWW REVIEW: New York City Center's 15th Fall for Dance is Underway
by Rose Marija - Oct 8, 2018

NCI Announces the Selection of Choreographers for the 2018 Project Photo NCI Announces the Selection of Choreographers for the 2018 Project
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018

A leading laboratory for new dance in the U.S.,¬† the 15th annual National Choreographers Initiative will take place this summer from¬†July 9 to July 28. Artistic Director, Molly Lynch, has invited four choreographers ‚ÄstKevin Jenkins, David Justin, Ilya Kozadayev¬†and¬†Mariana Oliveira¬†to leading this summer's project.¬†

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