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6 hours agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

It appears that the Sunshine Cinema on East Houston Street in NYC will show the Royal Ballet's upcoming (Feb 28th) transmission of Sleeping Beauty with Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov on Tuesday, April 11th at 7pm. You can buy tickets...

CINDERELLA Program Announcement

From March 2-12, the inspirational retelling of Cinderella by Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM returns to Houston Ballet. More tomboy than princess, Welch’s title character is a striking woman of substance, determination, and spun...

(34) José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre

This week we are happy to welcome José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre. José holds a BA in Art History from Princeton University where he began his formal training in ballet and modern techniques. ...Show More Summary

observations 2-20

The Australian Ballet has announced that David Hallberg has been appointed as its first International Resident Guest Artist. He will perform in two seasons in the coming year. This is good news that makes us happy. Aside from his obvious...

Words to remember

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. once addressed the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters on the role of public support for the arts. He adapted his speech as an opinion piece for the New York Times on September 20, 1985....

Promotions at NYCB!

How fabulous to hear of eight more promotions at NYCB! Russell Janzen to principal. Sara Adams, Harrison Ball, Emilie Gerrity, Joseph Gordon, Unity Phelan, Troy Schumacher and Indiana Woodward to soloist. Peter Martins could have promoted ten more dancers and...

NYCB Sleeping Beauty 2/16

Haglund is rushing off to the Orchid Show today at the New York Botanical Garden, but he needs to pause to gush over the beautiful new rose that debuted last evening in New York City Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty. Lauren...

observations 2-15

New York City Ballet wants to remind everyone about the 2-part PBS special that airs this Friday, February 17 at 9PM and next Friday, February 24th. A performance will be presented from last summer's tour to the Théâtre du Châtelet....

March Madness

March is not going to be the "pause and catch our breath" month that it typically is between the end of NYCB's winter season and the busy spring season at Lincoln Center. Pennsylvania Ballet will premiere its new Le Corsaire...

(33) Dance Historian Doug Fullington on ‘Le Baiser de la Fée’ or ‘The Fairy’s Kiss’

This week happy to welcome back Doug Fullington, assistant to the artistic director at Pacific Northwest Ballet and the company’s education program’s manager. Mr. Fullington is a lauded dance historian, capable of reading Stepanov notation, a classical ballet notation system developed in Russia. Show More Summary

Woolf Works: A Photo Gallery

Woolf Works, Wayne McGregor’s triptych inspired by the works of Virginia Woolf, is back at the Royal Opera House this season. Last month we ranked two of... The post Woolf Works: A Photo Gallery appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

NYCB – Sleeping Beauty 2/8 & 2/9

High level wind shears ain’t got nothin’ on those women in the New York City Ballet corps de ballet. Whoooooosh! When they went flying downstage in their lines of ballonés in the Vision Scene of Sleeping Beauty, their cross winds...

Well worth the seven-year wait

2 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

The documentary about Marcelo Gomes, that is. Anatomy of a Male Ballet Dancer opened the 45th annual Dance on Camera Festival at Lincoln Center on Friday evening where the crowd that packed the Walter Reade Theater included a few of...

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