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Playing the Big Room

50 minutes agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Serenade,” “Heatscape,” “Viscera,” “Bourée Fantasque” ?Miami City Ballet ?David H. Koch Theater ?New York, New York ?April 13, 2016 (“Serenade”) and April 16, 2016 (matinee) by Michael Popkin? copyright © 2016 by Michael Popkin Artists...Show More Summary

We have no words...

Well, almost none, except for this: Angelin Preljocaj certainly knows how to make us listen to empty words. What an interesting, albeit challenging-to-sit-through performance at the Joyce Theater last Sunday when Ballet Preljocaj presented its final performance of Empty Moves....

One Old, One Not -- Both Fine

2 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Shostakovich" "Sand" Alonzo King Lines Ballet Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco, CA April 21, 2016 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano 2016 It is rare in this country that a ballet company relies on the energy and talent of one creator. Show More Summary

Finish Line

3 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Miami City Ballet “Symphony in Three Movements,” “Sweet Fields,” “Symphonic Dances” David H. Koch Theater New York, NY April 17, 2016 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2016 by Leigh Witchel Everyone, including the entire staff of Miami City Ballet, knows that a New York tour is a mine-field. Show More Summary

Pennsylvania Ballet big changes

Well, the word is officially out. Haglund has been keeping this under his hat for weeks. As reported this evening in the Philadelphia Inquirer, one of ABT's most promising corpsmen, Sterling Baca, will be joining the Pennsylvania Ballet as a...

Titles, Temperaments & Tomorrow's Choreographers Today

3 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Introspection” – a choreographic collection The Kirov Collaborative Studio Theater E Kirov Academy of Ballet Washington, DC April 24, 2016 at 1 PM by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson Just about everything The Kirov Collaborative does is the work of trainees – students, young people. Show More Summary

How One Dance Studio Is Promoting Healthy Body Image

4 days agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

All That Dance studio tells us about Love Your Body Week at their studio and how they are helping students develop a greater appreciation for their bodies while encouraging teen leadership.

Lit Up

4 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Keep,” “The Accidental,” “Grace Action” Pennsylvania Ballet The Joyce Theater New York, NY March 30, 2016 by Marianne Adams copyright © 2016 by Marianne Adams Change is the essence of creative being, and Pennsylvania Ballet showed that...Show More Summary


5 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Prague – New York Effects” Petr Zuska and Jen Shyu West Garden Court National Gallery of Art Washington, DC April 23, 2016 at 2 PM by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson Although it is crammed with art, The National Gallery provides spaces in which visitors can rest their eyes. Show More Summary

Angst, Old and New

5 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Night Journey,” “AXE,”“Inner Resources,”“Cave of the Heart” Martha Graham Dance Company City Center New York, NY April 14, 2016 by Leigh Witchel © 2016 by Leigh Witchel Opening night of the Martha Graham Dance Company’s season was a sandwich of two of her outsized Greek tragedies as bread and two premieres as filling. Show More Summary

Mountain of Venus

5 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Clap Hands” Jen Rosenblit Invisible Dog Center Brooklyn, NY April 20, 2016 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2016 by Martha Sherman Jen Rosenblit is a force of nature. Her work and her presence plumb something primordial. In "Clap Hands,"...Show More Summary

NYCB 4/23 EveJewels - so much more than accoutrement

Performance photos are prohibited at NYCB, but we couldn’t resist snapping a pic of the Rubies Corps de Ballet warming up next to the theater prior to last night’s performance of Jewels. Look at these beauties. This young Corps de.....

NYCB 4/22 – The Greening of Ballet

Yesterday was Earth Day. Spawned in 1970 during a time of energy shortages and high pollution, Earth Day became a way for enlightened citizens of all ages to collectively demonstrate a commitment to support, protect, and honor the environment. It...

White Magic

6 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Another Spell” Vicky Shick and Dancers Danspace Project New York, NY April 15, 2016 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2016 by Leigh Witchel Vicky Shick’s “Another Spell” was the kind of enchanting nonsense that might make up a post-modern “Alice in Wonderland” – if Alice grew up and wrote the story herself. Show More Summary

Good Ideas -- Problematic Results

"Beautiful Dreamer" "Divining" "Stone of Hope" Oakland Ballet Company Malonga Casquelourd Theater Oakland, CA April 15, 2016 by Rita Felciano copyright © 2016 The Oakland Ballet Company, under the artistic directorship of Graham Lustig since 2010, is trying to find its footing after long lost glories and several years of turmoil. Show More Summary

New Faces/New Works

"Knightlife", "Third Wheels", "Libera!", "Danse Baroque", "Murmuration" American Ballet Theatre Studio Company Joyce Theater New York, NY April 15, 2016 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill The 16-member Studio Company, augmented...Show More Summary

Miami City Ballet @ Lincoln Center 4/13-14-15

When a ballet company other than New York City Ballet performs a Balanchine work in New York, the reaction is usually “Ugh, why?” – except in the case of Miami City Ballet where the reaction is the equivalent of fashion’s...

Combining Barre & Burlesque: An Interview With CABARRET’s Creatrix

CABARRET combines ballet barre with a fitness twist and burlesque dance in one workout. Learn about the program's creatrix, Nicole LaBonde and the online teacher training program.

Alone. Together.

“Bound” by Steve Paxton performed by Jurij Konjar Solange MacArthur Studio Theater, American Dance Institute Rockville, Maryland April 15, 2016 by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson The title of Paxton’s solo for a male dancer is open ended. Show More Summary

Sea Change

Miami City Ballet “A Midsummer Night's Dream” April 10, 2016 Broward Center for the Performing Arts West Palm Beach, FL by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2016 by Leigh Witchel This is your chance to be disappointed or relieved. The advance...Show More Summary

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