Date of Birth: March 17, 1938
Date of Death: January 06, 1993 (54)
Paris Opera Ballet Brisbane Season Postponed Due To COVID-19 Paris Opera Ballet Brisbane Season Postponed Due To COVID-19
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) officially confirmed today that its International Series season of the acclaimed Paris Opera Ballet would not proceed this July due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  (more...)

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires Archive of Martha Graham The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires Archive of Martha Graham
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020

The New York Public Library of the Performing Arts has acquired the archive of Martha Graham, one of the most significant and influential voices of the modern dance movement. (more...)

BWW Review: ROMEO & JULIET, English National Ballet At Home BWW Review: ROMEO & JULIET, English National Ballet At Home
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 7, 2020

Rudolf Nureyev created his version of Romeo and Juliet back in 1977 for what was then called the London Festival Ballet. He commissioned a Russian translation of Shakespeare's play, wanting to use the language to inspire the movement. The result is a cinematic, dark and accurate representation of the turmoil and passion of the characters and their tragic story. (more...)

The Joffrey Ballet Has Announced Their 2020-2021 Season The Joffrey Ballet Has Announced Their 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

Ashley Wheater MBE, The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, has announced the Company's 2020-2021 inaugural season at Lyric Opera House, featuring a ballet masterpiece from legendary choreographer Sir Kenneth MacMillan, a world premiere from choreographer Cathy Marston, a Joffrey debut from George Balanchine, a Chicago premiere from Hamburg Ballet Chief Choreographer John Neumeier, and the fifth anniversary of Christopher Wheeldon's holiday classic The Nutcracker. The Joffrey Ballet begins its 65th season with MacMillan's iconic Manon, October 14-25, 2020, followed by Wheeldon's magical production of The Nutcracker, December 5-27, 2020. For its winter engagement, the Joffrey presents a mixed program that includes the world premiere adaptation of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men by Marston and the Joffrey premiere of Serenade by Balanchine, February 17-28, 2021. Closing the season is the Chicago premiere of Neumeier's acclaimed The Little Mermaid, April 21- May 2, 2021. (more...)

Los Angeles Ballet's Next Performance Will Be BALANCHINE BLACK & WHITE Los Angeles Ballet's Next Performance Will Be BALANCHINE BLACK & WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

Los Angeles Ballet (www.losangelesballet.org), the city's own and only professional classical ballet company, has announced its 2019-2020 Season. (more...)

Greta Hodgkinson Will Bid Farewell to The National Ballet of Canada in MARGUERITE AND ARMAND Greta Hodgkinson Will Bid Farewell to The National Ballet of Canada in MARGUERITE AND ARMAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Greta Hodgkinson's final performances as Principal Dancer will be in Marguerite and Armand, onstage February 29 - March 7. #MargueriteandArmandNBC (more...)

BWW Review: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY at Kennedy Center is a Dream to behold BWW Review: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY at Kennedy Center is a Dream to behold
by Benjamin Tomchik - Feb 1, 2020

Yes, Washington, even in these cynical times, fairy tales do come true. For proof, look no further than the dream come true that is The National Ballet of Canada's production of The Sleeping Beauty at the Kennedy Center. (more...)

The National Ballet Of Canada Tours To London's Historic Royal Opera House The National Ballet Of Canada Tours To London's Historic Royal Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, and Executive Director Barry Hughson today announced the company will tour to the historic Royal Opera House in London, UK for the first time in 41 years. The National Ballet will perform one of its most treasured classics, The Sleeping Beauty from July 28 a?" August 1, 2020 for seven performances. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company's Studio Series Continues with CUNNINGGRAHAM Martha Graham Dance Company's Studio Series Continues with CUNNINGGRAHAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

Martha Graham Dance Company's Studio Series continues with CunningGraham, a Merce Cunningham and Martha Graham technique comparison and discussion featuring Graham 2 and Cunningham Workshop participants, on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 4–5, at 7pm, at the Martha Graham Studio Theater. (more...)

Boston Ballet Presents rEVOLUTION Boston Ballet Presents rEVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

Boston Ballet's 2019a?"2020 spring season opens with rEVOLUTION, a dynamic program showcasing three choreographers who transformed the world of ballet: George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and William Forsythe. rEVOLUTION runs Feb 27a?"Mar 8 at the Citizens Bank Opera House. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet's Ashley Wheater Honoured By Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II With MBE Appointment Joffrey Ballet's Ashley Wheater Honoured By Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II With MBE Appointment
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019

The Joffrey Ballet President and CEO Greg Cameron and Board Chair Anne Kaplan are exceptionally proud to announce that Ashley Wheater, The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, has been appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Wheater's designation, among those announced today on The Queen's New Year Honours 2020 list, has been recognized for his exceptional service to the U.K. in the field of performing arts. (more...)

The National Ballet of Canada Returns to the Kennedy Center With Two Programs The National Ballet of Canada Returns to the Kennedy Center With Two Programs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Canada's esteemed national ballet company, The National Ballet of Canada, returns to the Kennedy Center with two programs showcasing its world-renowned talents in the classical and contemporary dance repertory, January 28-February 2. All performances will be accompanied by the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra conducted by David Briskin, Music Director and Principal Conductor of the National Ballet of Canada's Orchestra. (more...)

See Paris Opera Ballet Only In Queensland For QPAC International Series See Paris Opera Ballet Only In Queensland For QPAC International Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), alongside Queensland's Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch and Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones today announced one of the world's most historically renowned ballet companies, Paris Opera Ballet, will perform exclusively for the 2020 QPAC International Series from 1 to 19 July. (more...)

Sir Patrick Stewart's One-Man Version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Offer Lottery Sir Patrick Stewart's One-Man Version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Offer Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

The highly-anticipated return engagement of Sir Patrick Stewart's acclaimed oneman version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL to benefit City Harvest and Ars Nova will play for two nights only, December 11 and December 13, at Theater 511 (511 West 54th Street). Two tickets per benefit performance will now be offered for $25 to TodayTix Lottery winners. (more...)

Misty Copeland To Dance Title Role in ROMEO AND JULIET at American Ballet Theatre's Abu Dhabi Festival Appearance Misty Copeland To Dance Title Role in ROMEO AND JULIET at American Ballet Theatre's Abu Dhabi Festival Appearance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

American Ballet Theatre, America's National Ballet Company®, will give two performances of Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet, with The Cleveland Orchestra, at the 2020 Abu Dhabi Festival on April 3 and 4 at Abu Dhabi's Emirates Palace Auditorium. (more...)

Karen Kain to Retire as Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada in January 2021 Karen Kain to Retire as Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada in January 2021
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019

The Board of Directors of The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Karen Kain will retire as Artistic Director in January 2021 and will be named Artistic Director Emeritus. (more...)

Emelin Theatre For The Performing Arts Announces December 2019 Events Emelin Theatre For The Performing Arts Announces December 2019 Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Emelin Theatre For The Performing Arts in Mamaroneck, New York announces December 2019 events (more...)

Irish Arts Center And Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Colin Dunne's CONCERT Irish Arts Center And Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Colin Dunne's CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Irish Arts Center and Baryshnikov Arts Center join forces again to present the U.S. premiere of Colin Dunne's Concert, in which he takes on the widely influential Irish fiddle player Tommie Potts' iconic—and notoriously choreographically challenging—1972 album The Liffey Banks, armed with an LP, tape recorder, portable speakers, and sheets of flooring. Choreographed and performed by Dunne, and created in collaboration with director Sinéad Rushe and composer and sound designer Mel Mercier, Concert, which The Irish Times, in a five-star review, described as “warm, funny, respectful, and irreverent,” comes to Baryshnikov Arts Center November 14-16. (more...)

Choreographers Selected For 2019 ABT Incubator Choreographers Selected For 2019 ABT Incubator
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Choreographers Gabrielle Lamb and Laura O'Malley, along with American Ballet Theatre dancers Claire Davison, Zhong-Jing Fang and Sung Woo Han, have been selected to create work for the 2019 ABT Incubator, a two-week choreographic workshop providing a focused lab to inspire new choreographic voices and generate ideas for the creation of new work. Directed by ABT Principal Dancer David Hallberg, ABT Incubator will be held October 29–November 9, 2019 at ABT's New York studios. (more...)

Amalia Hernández difundió por el mundo la danza tradicional mexicana con su BalletFolklórico Amalia Hernández difundió por el mundo la danza tradicional mexicana con su BalletFolklórico
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

Amalia Hernández-Ballet Folklórico de México son nombres que van ligados, no se puede hablar de ella sin mencionar su contraparte. El nombre de la bailarina y coreógrafa mexicana es conocido internacionalmente, debido a que gran cantidad de público nacional y extranjero acude al Palacio de Bellas Artes para disfrutar de la ejecución de las tradicionales danzas mexicanas que la artista contribuyó a difundir. (more...)

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