Sergei Polunin Presents PROJECT POLUNIN at London Coliseum this December
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Ukrainian ballet star Sergei Polunin's company, Project Polunin, will present a mixed programme of new and revived work at the London Coliseum from 5 to 10 December 2017.  The programme will feature an international cast and creative team, including Polunin himself.  Full casting and details of the programme are to be announced later this year. (more...)

New 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet Cinema Season Announced; Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

For the fourth consecutive season, the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet lights up cinema screens nationwide with a bold lineup of newly-staged ballet classics, as part of the 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema Series. Featuring eight performances on select Sundays from October 2017 to June 2018, audiences can experience the Bolshoi Ballet at its finest, with stunning ballets captured live from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia, from the comfort of their local cinema. (more...)

Brand New Production of WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION to Open on the South Bank this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions today announce a major new production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution to open on London's South Bank this October in a unique court room setting inside County Hall.  (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

BWW Review: PROJECT POLUNIN, Sadler's Wells
by Vikki Broad - Mar 15, 2017

One will rarely see Sadler's Wells brimming with more anticipation than at the premiere of a Sergei Polunin triple bill. Fans will always flock to see the Ukrainian star alongside his real-life partner, Royal Ballet Principal Natalia Osipova. However, Project Polunin feels sadly like the vanity project some feared it would be. (more...)

Arthur Pita's STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER London Premiere at The Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Award-winning Director and Choreographer, Arthur Pita in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance returns to London to present his latest production STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER - a wickedly gruesome double bill of dark dance. STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER will tour to Birmingham and Bournemouth before its London premiere at The Place from 2nd to 11th March, followed by visits to Canterbury, Salford Quays and Newcastle. Tickets are on sale at all venues. (more...)

BWW Review: OSIPOVA & ARTISTS Crush It with a Captivating Contemporary Triple Bill
by Sondra Forsyth - Nov 14, 2016

Celebrated Russian ballerina Natalia Osipova crossed over to contemporary along with her real-life partner Sergei Polunin, the 'bad boy of ballet', in a triple bill of U.S. premieres at New York City Center from November 10th to 12th 2016. Watching these two consummate classical dancers believably embody a 21st century movement aesthetic was both astonishing and heartening. I have long told my own students that because dance is ephemeral and cannot be hung on a museum wall for posterity, each new generation of artists must be capable of dancing not only what was then but also what is now. Osipova and Polunin, as well as Jason Kittleberger and James O'Hara who shared the stage for this run, proved unequivocally that this goal is achievable. (more...)

Arthur Pita to Tour New Dark Dance Double Bill STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Award-winning Director and Choreographer, Arthur Pita, in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance, presents the world premiere of STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER, a wickedly gruesome and darkly surreal double bill for the Halloween season. (more...)

Arthur Pita to Tour New Dark Dance Double Bill STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Award-winning Director and Choreographer, Arthur Pita, in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance, presents the world premiere of STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER, a wickedly gruesome and darkly surreal double bill for the Halloween season. (more...)

Winner Announced on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: THE NEXT GENERATION
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Last night, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: THE NEXT GENERATION came to a thrilling conclusion when Kida Burns was named the winner during the live two-hour season finale on FOX. (more...)

Stars Celebrate the Dizzy Feet Foundation's 6th Annual CELEBRATION OF DANCE Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2016

The Dizzy Feet Foundation (DFF) presented the sixth annual 'Celebration of Dance' Gala at The Novo last night in Los Angeles. Julianne Hough, Derek Hough, Maddie Ziegler, Paula Abdul, Joely Fisher, Elizabeth Berkely, Mitzi Gaynor, Sir Matthew Bourne, Allison Holker, Piper Perabo and Kevin Zegers were among the celebrities that came to support DFF, a non-profit organization founded by Nigel Lythgoe (American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance)and director Adam Shankman(Hairspray, Rock of Ages), whose mission is to sponsor, fund and/or support access to and the quality of dance education programs that expose children in low-income areas to the lifelong benefits of dance education in the United States. (more...)

Program and Casting Changes Announced for TOUR DE FORCE III Dance Spectacular at Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces program and casting changes to its onenight-only dance gala, Tour de Force III: Edward Watson, scheduled to dance with Natalia Osipova in Alastair Marriott's Zeitgeist is unable to perform due to visa complications. (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Russian Ballerina Natalia Osipova Leads Triple Bill in London
by Roy Tan - Jun 29, 2016

Multi award-winning Russian classical ballerina Natalia Osipova leads a triple bill of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Russell Maliphant / Arthur Pita at Sadler's Wells from 29 Jun - 3 Jul 2016. (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...)

Sergei Polunin & Natalia Osipova to Perform in SYMPHONY TO A LOST GENERATION at LSO St Luke's
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Royal Ballet Principal Natalia Osipova and 'bad boy of ballet' Sergei Polunin will dance the principal roles in the first movement of virtuoso young composer Adam Donen's epic Symphony to a Lost Generation , the world's first feature-length fully holographic dramatic production, a moving depiction of the human tragedy of the First World War. The production premieres at LSO St Luke's from the 28-31 May. Polunin and Osipova will be dancing together at Sadler's Wells in June. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Announced! - Alan Cumming, Marin Alsop, Barry Humphries, John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE and More; Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Today Festival Director Fergus Linehan unveiled the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival programme. This year's International Festival runs from Friday 5 to Monday 29 August, welcoming 2,442 artists from 36 nations to perform in Scotland's capital city.  (more...)

13th Annual Dance Media Film Festival Kicks Off This Weekend in Downtown L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Celebrating the vibrant art of dance, Dance Camera West presents the 13th Annual Dance Media Film Festival, a public event incorporating dance explored through film, live performance, and architectural art. Several free live dance performances, an outdoor movie screening, a family-fun Dance-Along, Lester Horton Dance Awards ceremony, and over 20 shorts and long-form films and documentaries to be screened during the festival taking place in downtown Los Angeles today, June 6 and June 7, 8, and 13, 2014. (more...)

BWW Dance Reviews: A Sunday Viewing of The Royal Opera's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY on the Big Screen
by Katharine Morales - Jan 18, 2013

Lauren Cuthbertson and Sergei Polunin of The Royal Opera star in The Sleeping Beauty using (mostly) original choreography by Marius Petipa and featuring the timeless score written by Pyotor Tchaikovsky. (more...)

Ballet in Cinema Presents THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2013

Ballet in Cinema presents THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, A Ballet in Three Acts with a Prologue, Music by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Choreography by Marius Petipa, in HD from London's Royal Ballet, today, January 13, 2013, 11:00 a.m. (Eastern). The running time is 170 minutes including one intermission, captured live in performance of December, 2011. (more...)

Ballet in Cinema Presents THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2013

Ballet in Cinema presents THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, A Ballet in Three Acts with a Prologue, Music by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Choreography by Marius Petipa, in HD from London's Royal Ballet, Sunday, January 13, 2013, 11:00 a.m. (Eastern). The running time is 170 minutes including one intermission, captured live in performance of December, 2011. (more...)

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