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Her True Character

59 minutes agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Giselle” American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY May 27, 2015, evening by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill Xiomara Reyes, like Paloma Herrera, bade farewell to ABT in a beautifully danced "Giselle". Show More Summary

Consider the Lilies

3 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Giselle” American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY May 27, 2015, matinee by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill There were lots of lilies the Wednesday afternoon Paloma Herrera gave her farewell performance in "Giselle", both in the ballet and on the stage afterwards. Show More Summary

Zodiac Costumer Designer – Eduardo Sicangco

By Kalyn Oden, PR Intern   The stunning costumes and magical sets just appear for each performance, right? This thought might have crossed your mind a time or two but I am here to discuss the detailed thought process in the costume design process that took place for Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s world […]

The Tony Awards this SundayCBS-TV 8:00 PM EDT (1:00 AM Monday London)

11 hours agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Oh man, oh man, oh man. We are excited about this. An American in Paris - 12 nominations including: Robert Fairchild Leanne Cope Christopher Wheeldon Londoners: CBS will live-stream the program on its website. Hope it's not geo-blocked. You will...

Getting Dreamy at Jardin Tan

13 hours agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

A fairy flits into the sylvan setting of Jardin Tan … The latest in the marriages of our Year of Beauty ballets with dishes created by the Vue de monde Group chefs is a symphony of greens … and spices! … Continue reading ?

The Dancers Company on tour

13 hours agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Steven Heathcote, one of The Australian Ballet’s all-time greats, will be leading The Dancers Company’s tour of regional Australia this year. We got his thoughts on life on the road. What was your first encounter with The Dancers Company? I … Continue reading ?

Sorcerers' Apprentices

The DC Kirov Academy of Ballet on May 22, 2015 The Washington School of Ballet on May 24, 2015 The Washington Ballet Studio Company on May 30, 2015 at 5:30 PM by George Jackson © 2014 by George Jackson Youth performances abound during the month of May due to the end of school semesters and training periods. Show More Summary

observations 6/2

Transparency and honesty would be nice, although it's never expected from ABT. Marcelo Gomes has intimated strongly that he's dancing Solor in a La Bayadere this week, but ABT has yet to put his name on the schedule. Natalia Osipova...

15 Ways To Prepare For Your First Year As A College Dance Major

2 days agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

If your plans for a career in dance include training in a college dance program, our list, "The Freshman Fifteen" offers valuable advice on what you can do to prepare right now.

ABT's CFO on Dr. Phil yesterday

Dr. Phil: So, Andy, how's that "Starve Strategy" working for you now? Mr. Taylor: It's William. Dr. Phil: Say wut? Mr. Taylor: My name is William. Dr. Phil: Oh, got it. William. How's that "Starve Strategy" that you were blabbing...

Supernatural

3 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Giselle” American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY May 28, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel Not even an onstage injury could stop Natalia Osipova from delivering an extraordinary performance with Steven...Show More Summary

Hope Mohr's "Stay" and "Material"

3 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Stay," "The Material of Attention" Hope Mohr Dance ODC Theater San Francisco, CA May 28, 2015 by Rita Felciano copyright by Rita Felciano, 2015 It's, perhaps, not surprising that Hope Mohr, a former student of Lucinda Childs, Trisha Brown and Margaret Jenkins, brings a rigorous conceptual approach to her dance making. Show More Summary

ABT 5/29 & 5/30 matSleeping Beauty and other restorations

Friday was the official opening day for the observatory at the new One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, and Haglund was there among the masses who snaked along queues for nearly two hours before packing into an elevator that.....

Whelan’s Back

5 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Wendy Whelan/Restless Creature The Joyce Theater New York, NY May 27, 2015 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2015 by Leigh Witchel Wendy Whelan’s chamber dance project had a twist on the usual star vehicle: she didn’t just commission choreo-graphers to make her dances, she asked them to dance with her. Show More Summary

Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose

5 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Bound,” “Ecsteriority4 (Part 2)” Dylan Crossman, Kimberly Bartosik Abrons Arts Center New York, NY May 23, 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman In the latest installment of her eclectic “Travelogues” series at Abrons Arts, Laurie Uprich- ard chose a pair of works that both hover around themes of entrapment. Show More Summary

Foreign notes sing praises for Stella Abrera's Giselle

The former arts editor of the The Australian for ten years was in New York for Stella Abrera's ABT debut as Giselle. Deborah Jones witnessed Stella's debut with the Australian Ballet in the same role a couple of months ago....

ABT 5/27 Mat & EvePaloma & Xiomara retire with style

Of the three principal ballerinas retiring this season, one has retained nearly all of her technique but seemed to have lost some of her spirit along the way over the years, one lost nearly all of her technique but retained...

The man behind the sounds of Zodiac: Ross Edwards

By Kalyn Oden, PR Intern Aries? Taurus? Leo? Whatever your Zodiac sign might be, Houston Ballet has the perfect performance for you! Houston Ballet is proud to announce Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s world premiere of Zodiac. The company will perform Zodiac in a mixed repertory featuring works from some of the most talented choreographers called […]

Right Party, Wrong Spot

"Theme and Variations," "Pillar of Fire," "Fancy Free" American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY May 13, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel American Ballet Theatre opened their opera house season with the best of intentions and mixed results. Show More Summary

observations 5/25

The Mariinsky Ballet gave the debut of our glorious Stella Abrera in Giselle opposite Vladimir Shklyarov far greater coverage than ABT did. Stella's picture and/or name are all over their Twitter, Facebook, and VK accounts. The Mariinsky social media audience...

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