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Copeland made her Broadway debut in 2015 in ON THE TOWN. That same year she was named the the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre. Copeland served as a guest judge for three weeks on FOX's popular competition showSO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE alongside ON THE ... (read more)
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Copeland made her Broadway debut in 2015 in ON THE TOWN. That same year she was named the the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre. Copeland served as a guest judge for three weeks on FOX's popular competition showSO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE alongside ON THE ... (read more)
ABT Receives $250,000 Gift From Prince
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2011

American Ballet Theatre is the recipient of a $250,000 gift from music legend Prince. The gift, announced at a press conference held on February 7 at Madison Square Garden, will benefit ABT's arts education programs. ABT Soloist Misty Copeland, who performed with Prince during his most recent 'Welcome 2 America' tour, presented the check to ABT Executive Director Rachel S. Moore at this special ceremony. Gifts were also awarded to the Harlem Children's Zone and the Uptown Dance Academy. Scholarship students from the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School joined other young students to meet the seven-time Grammy winner following the press conference. (more...)

Segerstrom Center Presents World Premiere of ABT's The Firebird
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2011

In honor of Segerstrom Center's 25th Anniversary Season, American Ballet Theatre will present the world premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's new production of The Firebird along with other beloved short ballets March 29 - April 1, 2012 in Segerstrom Hall. (more...)

Wiles & Askergard's Ballet Next To Debut at The Joyce 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

Michele Wiles, former Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, and Charles Askegard, former Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet, announce the premiere performance of Ballet Next at The Joyce Theater on November 21, 2011. (more...)

Cedar Lake Theatre Welcomes DANCE FROM THE HEART, 1/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012

Embarking on its seventh year, Dance from the Heart returns to New York City's Cedar Lake Theater on January 23 and 24 featuring performances by some of the most diverse dancers and choreographers working today. (more...)

Cedar Lake Theatre Welcomes DANCE FROM THE HEART, 1/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2012

Embarking on its seventh year, Dance from the Heart returns to New York City's Cedar Lake Theater on January 23 and 24 featuring performances by some of the most diverse dancers and choreographers working today. (more...)

Cedar Lake Theatre Welcomes DANCE FROM THE HEART, 1/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Embarking on its seventh year, Dance from the Heart returns to New York City's Cedar Lake Theater on January 23 and 24 featuring performances by some of the most diverse dancers and choreographers working today. (more...)

Wiles & Askegard's Ballet Next Launches Exhibition Series at MMAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2012

Ballet Next, New York's elite independent ballet company founded by international ballet stars Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard, is launching a series of intimate choreographic exhibitions featuring new and classical works in final stages of rehearsal with interactive audience discussions at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center in New York City on March 1, March 28 & April 25 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Wiles & Askegard's Ballet Next Launches Exhibition Series at MMAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

Ballet Next, New York's elite independent ballet company founded by international ballet stars Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard, is launching a series of intimate choreographic exhibitions featuring new and classical works in final stages of rehearsal with interactive audience discussions at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center in New York City on March 1, March 28 & April 25 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Ballet Next Presents Exhibition at MMAC 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

Ballet Next, New York's new independent ballet company founded by Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard, will present its second intimate choreographic exhibition featuring new and classical works in final stages of rehearsal with interactive audience discussions at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center on March 28 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Ballet Next Presents Exhibition at MMAC 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

Ballet Next, New York's new independent ballet company founded by Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard, will present its second intimate choreographic exhibition featuring new and classical works in final stages of rehearsal with interactive audience discussions at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center on March 28 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Segerstrom Center Presents World Premiere of ABT's The Firebird
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

In honor of Segerstrom Center's 25th Anniversary Season, American Ballet Theatre will present the world premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's new production of The Firebird along with other beloved short ballets March 29 - April 1, 2012 in Segerstrom Hall. (more...)

Ballet Next Choreographic Workshop on April 25 to be Broadcast Live via Web-Simulcast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

Ballet Next, New York's new classical ballet company founded by international ballet stars Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard, will present its third intimate choreographic workshop featuring all new works in final stages of rehearsal at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center on April 25 at 8:00 pm. The workshop will be broadcast live via web-simulcast on balletnext.com Participants will include Misty Copeland, Georgina Pazcoguin, Michele Wiles, Charles Askegard, and other guest artists. (more...)

Youth America Grand Prix Presents Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) presents "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" on Friday, April 27 at 7:00 PM at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. This annual event has become synonymous with the discovery of new dancers, choreographers, and companies, featuring the performances of international ballet stars and introducing the world's brightest young dance talent -- finalists from the 2012 competition. The evening's program includes world premieres choreographed by Ji?i Buben??ek, Marcelo Gomes, and Justin Peck, and NYC debuts by Yonah Acosta and Friedemann Vogel, and performances by a select group of 2012 YAGP finalists, plus celebrity masters of ceremonies Ana Gasteyer (SNL) and Brian d'Arcy James (Shrek the Musical, Next to Normal, Smash). Tickets for the performance are $45, $75, $100, $150. (more...)

Wiles & Askegard's Ballet Next Launches Exhibition Series at MMAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

Ballet Next, New York's elite independent ballet company founded by international ballet stars Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard, is launching a series of intimate choreographic exhibitions featuring new and classical works in final stages of rehearsal with interactive audience discussions at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center in New York City on March 1, March 28 & April 25 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Indianapolis City Ballet’s Evening with the Stars Set for 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2012

Principal dancers from the American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Washington Ballet and more join the Indianapolis City Ballet's Evening With the Stars. The performance is Saturday, Sept. 8, at 8 p.m. live on stage at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Vanessa L. Williams and More at Dance Theatre of Harlem Vision 2013 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2013

The Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) held its Vision 2013 Gala honoring actress/singer Vanessa L. Williams on February 26th at the Mandarin Hotel in New York City. The Vision Gala raised $585,000 and the proceeds will benefit the Next Generation Fund and the Community Engagement Fund. BroadwayWorld has photos of the starry gathering below! (more...)

Ballet Next to Bring MEA CULPA and More to BAM's Fishman Space, 4/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

Ballet Next, the ballet company founded by Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard, will be part of the inaugural season of the Fishman Space at BAM on April 17 and 18. (more...)

Ballet Next Brings MEA CULPA and More to BAM's Fishman Space, 4/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

Ballet Next, the ballet company founded by Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard, will be part of the inaugural season of the Fishman Space at BAM tonight, April 17 and tomorrow, April 18. (more...)

DANCE AGAINST CANCER, An Evening to Benefit the American Cancer Society, Set for 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

Rose Caiola, Stuart Coleman, Julia Gruen, Heather Watts, Christopher Wheeldon and producers Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht present the third annual Dance Against Cancer on Monday, May 6, 2013 with cocktails at 6pm (VIP ticket only), a performance at 7pm, and a reception at 8:30pm at the AXA Equitable Theater, 787 Seventh Avenue (between 51st and 52nd Streets), NYC. Tickets are $150 ($300 for VIP) and are available at dacny.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

American Ballet Theatre celebrated the opening of the 2013 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House with a one-time-only opening night gala performance on Monday, May 13th. Mrs. Michelle Obama, Caroline Kennedy and Blaine Trump served as Honorary Chairs of this special performance featuring all of ABT's Principal Dancers. Scroll down for photos from the gala red carpet! (more...)