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WORLD BALLET DAY LIVE Returns 10/5WORLD BALLET DAY LIVE Returns 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Five of the world's leading ballet companies will come together for World Ballet Day on Thursday, October 5 to broadcast 20 hours of live, behind-the-scenes footage via Facebook Live, following a successful partnership with Facebook in 2016. (more...)

World Ballet Day LIVE Returns Thursday, 10/5World Ballet Day LIVE Returns Thursday, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

 Five of the world's leading ballet companies will come together for World Ballet Day on Thursday, October 5 to broadcast 20 hours of live, behind-the-scenes footage via Facebook Live, following a successful partnership with Facebook in 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: The Bolshoi's Inscrutable Retelling of Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREWBWW Review: The Bolshoi's Inscrutable Retelling of Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Sondra Forsyth - Jul 31, 2017

On the evening of Wednesday, July 26th 2017 at Lincoln Center's Koch Theater, the most exciting moment during the Bolshoi Ballet's performance of choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot's ham-handed retelling of the plot of Shakespeare's rollicking comedy, The Taming of the Shrew, was a false fire alarm that sent many audience members scrambling for the exits. The dancers gamely carried on, as noted later in an excellent curtain speech by Lincoln Center Festival Director Nigel Redden, who congratulated them for dancing “impeccably” in spite of the scare. (more...)

YAGP 'Jewels' Celebrate With Amy Fine Collins, Amy Astley, Ralph Rucci, & Dancers GaloreYAGP 'Jewels' Celebrate With Amy Fine Collins, Amy Astley, Ralph Rucci, & Dancers Galore
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Youth America Grand Prix's (YAGP) First Position Club celebrated Friday night with ballet dancers from around the world at Susan Gutfreund's Upper East Side residence. (more...)

Casting Announced for Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet's JEWELS at Lincoln Center FestivalCasting Announced for Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet's JEWELS at Lincoln Center Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Lincoln Center Festival Director Nigel Redden today announced casting for the unprecedented, international presentation of George Balanchine's Jewels . The Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet will share the stage where the masterpiece first premiered on April 13, 1967, for five historic performances celebrating one of the greatest creative artists of the 20th century and the global recognition the work has received. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/15/2015 for Connecticut (more...)

Review Roundup: American Ballet Theater's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY at the Metropolitan Opera HouseReview Roundup: American Ballet Theater's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY at the Metropolitan Opera House
by Review Roundups - Jun 2, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House includes the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Bolshoi Ballet Returns to U.S. Cinema Screens This OctoberBolshoi Ballet Returns to U.S. Cinema Screens This October
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathe Live proudly announce the new 2015-16 Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema season in select U.S. cinemas beginning this October. Four performances, including three new productions, will be screened as Sunday matinees at 12:55 p.m. local time (captured live earlier the same day from Moscow). (more...)

Bolshoi Ballet's SWAN LAKE Set for Ridgefield Playhouse TonightBolshoi Ballet's SWAN LAKE Set for Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2015

The Bolshoi's Ballet masterpiece Swan Lake, danced in Moscow to Tchaikovsky's famous, lyrical score, will be broadcast in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse tonight, March 21, at 6 p.m. Performed to perfection by the unparalleled virtuosity of Russia's great Bolshoi, this universal and enchanting story of love, deception and drama is a must to experience. In the leading roles are Svetlana Zakharova, Denis Rodkin and Artemy Belyakov. Swan Lake depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried. (more...)

Tickets to Go on Sale 3/22 for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Season at the MetTickets to Go on Sale 3/22 for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 11-July 4, will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of an all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 22 at 9:00 A.M. (more...)

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the MetTHE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Bolshoi Ballet's SWAN LAKE Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 3/21Bolshoi Ballet's SWAN LAKE Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

The Bolshoi's Ballet masterpiece Swan Lake, danced in Moscow to Tchaikovsky's famous, lyrical score, will be broadcast in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, March 21, at 6 p.m. Performed to perfection by the unparalleled virtuosity of Russia's great Bolshoi, this universal and enchanting story of love, deception and drama is a must to experience. In the leading roles are Svetlana Zakharova, Denis Rodkin and Artemy Belyakov. Swan Lake depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried. (more...)

Open World Dance Foundation Welcomes New InstructorsOpen World Dance Foundation Welcomes New Instructors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Open World Dance Foundation has a passion for creating hallmark events and training programs to preserve and promote the traditions and philosophy of classical ballet training. In the summer of 2015, they will bring an illustrious group of instructors to New York unmatched by any other program and unlikely to be repeated. Instructors who have committed to be part of this summer's programs include the world's top pedagogues. (more...)

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the MetTHE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW Review: The Bolshoi Ballet's DON QUIXOTEBWW Review: The Bolshoi Ballet's DON QUIXOTE
by Holly Kerr - Jul 24, 2014

The brilliant, bold and beautiful Bolshoi Ballet presented its classic Don Quixote at the Koch Theatre on July 22, 2014 as part of the Lincoln Center Festival. This Don Quixote is so rich in detail and so full of spectacular dancing and wonderful acting that all other productions pale in comparison. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting For Weeks Three & Four of Spring SeasonAmerican Ballet Theatre Announces Casting For Weeks Three & Four of Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Casting for the third and fourth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2014 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

BWW Reviews: YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX Comes of Age With Grace, Artistry, and ProfessionalismBWW Reviews: YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX Comes of Age With Grace, Artistry, and Professionalism
by Sondra Forsyth - Apr 14, 2014

On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Youth America Grand Prix, known to all as YAGP, the international competition founded by former Bolshoi principals Larissa and Gennadi Saveliev offered a three-evening celebration at the Koch from April 9th to 11th 2014 that completely converted this former naysayer into a diehard fan. All of my complaints from 2012 and 2013 have been addressed. (more...)

2014 Youth America Grand Prix Set for Lincoln Center, Now thru April 112014 Youth America Grand Prix Set for Lincoln Center, Now thru April 11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

World's largest dance network and international student ballet scholarship audition - YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX - will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with three spectacular performances at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on April 9-11, 2014. (more...)

American Ballet at the MET Opera House Announces 2014 Spring Season, Box Office Opens 3/30American Ballet at the MET Opera House Announces 2014 Spring Season, Box Office Opens 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

American Ballet Theatre's 2014 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 12-July 5, will be highlighted by the Company Premiere of Frederick Ashton's Cinderella and a Shakespeare Celebration to include Ashton's The Dream and Alexei Ratmansky's The Tempest. Season revivals include Leonide Massine's Gaite Parisienne and Kenneth MacMillan's Manon. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 30 at Noon. (more...)

2014 Youth America Grand Prix Set for Lincoln Center, April 9-112014 Youth America Grand Prix Set for Lincoln Center, April 9-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

World's largest dance network and international student ballet scholarship audition - YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX - will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with three spectacular performances at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on April 9-11, 2014. (more...)

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