If you don't love these sweet morsels about famous dancers and the history of dance, I'll eat my pointe shoes! Share these bits of trivia with your friends or students.
K-12 dance educator, Heather Vaughan Southard shares two very different ways she incorporates math and problem-solving into her dance education classes: dancing fractions and budgeting for a production.
–by Kassandra Tak, Marketing/Public Relations Intern With the holidays around the corner, Houston Ballet’s Soloist, Nao Kusuzaki, took some time to share her thoughts about The Nutcracker, running November 29 – December 29 at Wortham Theater Center. Ms. Kusuzaki joined Houston Ballet in 2004 and she has danced a variety of roles since becoming a […]
Classic Spectacular Rip-off: Theme and Variations 21 minutes Duo Concertant 17 minutes Gaite Parisienne 36 minutes Since when does Duo Concertant represent a third of a triple bill? Maybe this rep program is the rich man’s econo-triple bill for people...
It’s that time of the year again, when we revisit what happened in the ballet world during 2013: the good, the bad, and the bold. In terms of recurring dance headlines, we heard about guest principals cropping up everywhere, sometimes in places we would never have guessed. This led to a recent piece in the NY Times, where [...]
It's the holiday season and we are preparing for the exciting 16th annual family event, called the Nutcracker Family Dinner. This year, we asked one of our young attendees, Sarah Stone to share her experience. We hope you enjoy reading her post- and please join us on December 8th for a magical day!My name is Sarah Stone and I am 15 years old. Show More Summary
(well, via Bing translator) Guys who danced the excerpt of "Corsair", well done. If there is such a possibility, I will come and help bring artists and educators, will do a project on the big stage, said the famous dancer....
It’s hard to believe it’s been a year already since I won the Telstra Ballet Dancer of the Year Award in 2012. The announcement on stage after the opening night of Swan Lake was very exciting – it’s a moment … Continue reading ?
Ballet is as big as everything else in Texas, the Lone Star State known for guns, oil, and cowboys. That's right y'all, find out what a broken down bus of Russian dancers has to do with the rich ballet history in the state's three big cities, Houston, Dallas, and Austin, and which college created the first ballet major program in the U.S.
"Watershed", "Being and Nothingness (Part 1)", "Unearth", "...black night's bright day..." The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts November 22, 2013 By Denise Sum Copyright © by Denise Sum 2013 Karen...Show More Summary