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The Rituals of Being Human

14 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Kontakthof” Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch Theater BAM Howard Gilman Opera House New York, NY October 24, 2014 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2014 by Martha Sherman “Kontakthof” is laced with humor and humanity, but it is the dark side of human relationships that pack the more powerful punch in Pina Bausch’s classic dance hall masterwork. Show More Summary

Mariinsky at BAM with Lopatkina in Swan Lake

16 hours agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

The A-List Classical Crew of the Mariinsky is bringing its big Swan Lake to Brooklyn. Whodathunkit? Well, Haglund will fold up his legs in a bow tie in those cramped little seats at BAM if need be to watch Lopatkina...

The Retirees

23 hours agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

At about 35 sec. into this very short clip from the early 1990s, the retirees are standing on opposite sides of the barre. Miss the voice. Miss the gift. Sometime ago the Buenos Aires Herald ran an interview with one...

Birmingham Royal Ballet in London: Shadows of War

Mixed bills are very appealing to regular ballet-goers: they provide the chance to see a wide variety of pieces, often pairing new work with rarities, and they showcase the full... The post Birmingham Royal Ballet in London: Shadows of War appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

Manon: a Photo Gallery

The 40th anniversary revival of Manon continues at The Royal Ballet. The ballet’s final performances will be marked by Carlos Acosta’s debut in the role of... The post Manon: a Photo Gallery appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

Entrances and Exits

“Sinfonietta,” “With A Chance Of Rain,” “Thirteen Diversions” American Ballet Theatre David H. Koch Theater New York, New York October 24, 2014 by Michael Popkin copyright © 2014 by Michael Popkin “All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players” has a corollary: that every theatrical work is a separate world upon the stage. Show More Summary

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Then and Now

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has produced some of America's most enduring dance works. Learn the facts every dancer should know about this dance company.

Waltzing and Walking

2 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Impromptus" Sasha Waltz & Guests Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall Berkeley, CA October 24, 2014 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano, 2014 The German choreographer and her international cast are rare guests in the Bay Area. Sasha...Show More Summary

Wardobe V Pantry – The Sleeping Beauty

3 days agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Wardrobe V Pantry pull together two of our favourite obsessions – fashion and food – in delightful combinations. This week, they’ve worked their magic on The Sleeping Beauty.  Lana Jones, The Sleeping Beauty v Mini rose-berry vegan cheesecakes Secure your … Continue reading ?

Princes and Sailors and Ordinary People

3 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Raymonda Divertissements", "Seven Sonatas", "Fancy Free" American Ballet Theatre David H. Koch Theater New York, NY October 25, 2014, matinee by Mary Cargill copyright © 2014 by Mary Cargill Variety is one of the benefits of ABT's fall...Show More Summary

A Season Opener Full of Promise

3 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Petite Mort: Masterworks by Kylián/van Manen/Wheeldon “5 Tangos”, “Polyphonia”, “Petite Mort” The Washington Ballet Sidney Harman Hall Washington, D.C October 23, 2014 by Ashley McKean copyright © by Ashley McKean The Washington Ballet opened its 70th anniversary season with a triple-bill that overflowed with ambition. Show More Summary

UIEX: Mariinsky coming to BAM in January 2015

Look for the Brooklyn Academy of Music's website to be updated on October 28th. Tickets will go on sale to BAM patrons during the second week of November. Tickets to the general public will go on sale December 8th. That's...

Ballet Primer: The Legend of Love

4 days agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

I didn't know much about this Russian ballet, but now you can learn the story and history of Bolshoi Ballet's The Legend of Love in time for its premiere in U.S. cinemas on Sunday, October 26, 2014.

Wendy Whelan’s Farewell at New York City Ballet

“There is so much untapped movement in me.” These are some of the words Wendy Whelan shared in a video clip shown last Saturday evening at her final performance as a principal dancer with New York City Ballet. Even though … Continue reading ?

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