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SODRE Board backs Bocca

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Still far from over, but definitely on the right track, it seems. Uruguay's El Pais reports that in the past few hours, the institutional board of directors of SODRE which controls Uruguay's national ballet, symphony orchestra, choral group, and chamber...

Eclectically Bound

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Polaris,” “Also Playing,” “Esplanade” Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance David H. Koch Theater New York, NY March 20, 2016 (matinee) by Marianne Adams copyright © 2016 by Marianne Adams Dancing three very different works, Paul Taylor’s company presented an eclectic program that informed, amused and delighted. Show More Summary

Flamenco, With Cautious Variations

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Flamenco, With Cautious Variations Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe The Joyce Theater New York, NY March 22, 2016 by Marianne Adams copyright © 2016 by Marianne Adams Juan Siddi presented his recently formed company’s New York debut with a statement about his creativity and his skill. Show More Summary

observations 4/6

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

What a busy week on the blog! NYCB has posted the first week of casting, and there is much to look forward to including Ratmansky's Pictures at an Exhibition, Tiler Peck and Rebecca Krohn in Emeralds, Ashly Issacs' debut in...

Light My Fire

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Equinox", "Diversion of Angels", "Promethean Fire" Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance New York, New York April 3, 2016, matinee by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill The final performance of the season was a demon- stration of Taylor's musicality, craft, and daring, and a salute to his dancers. Show More Summary

The Wizard of Oz in Wellington, Kansas New Zealand?

We’re definitely not in Kansas anymore. This exciting production is happening way, way over the rainbow on the other side of the world. The Royal New Zealand Ballet is readying its world premiere of Artistic Director Francesco Ventriglia’s fantastical production...

PSA

Tickets are available here as is a lovely video from last year's benefit performance.

What is Intuitive Eating and Why is it Good for Dancers?

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Dancers tend to trust their physical body but rely on external cues when fueling it. Learn the principles of Intuitive Eating and trust your body when it comes to food.

observations 4/3

Beautiful Laura Hildago (one of our all-time favorite ABT Tharp Bombers) as Titania in Liam Scarlett's production of A Midsummer's Night Dream at Queensland Ballet where Laura is a principal dancer. It just opened a couple of days ago and...

Pennsylvania Ballet 3/30 & 4/1Here we go again...The angst & yank of contemporary ballet

Almost 21 years ago, Angel Corella made his celebrated debut with American Ballet Theatre as the Bronze Idol in La Bayadere. The following year Angel was named a principal dancer, the first and as yet the only Spaniard to reach...

Unequal Treatment

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“Iolanta,” “Casse-Noisette” Opéra National de Paris Palais Garnier Paris, France March 30, 2016 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2016 by Leigh Witchel There’s no other word, alas, for Dmitri Tcherniakov’s production of “Casse-Noisette” (The Nutcracker) but disaster -- and it was such a perverse disaster. Show More Summary

Forty-five and Going Strong

last monthArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

ODC/Dance "Going Solo," "I look vacantly at the Pacific...though regret," "Walk Back the Cat" "Giant," "Dead Reckoning" Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco, CA March 17 and 24, 2016 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano...Show More Summary

James’ Closet

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"La Sylphide" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada March 6, 2016 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2016 by Leigh Witchel It’s approach-ing two centuries since James grabbed his tam and followed the Sylph into the woods. Show More Summary

observations 3/29

Pennsylvania Ballet opens tonight at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea. Haglund is very excited to see this company again after witnessing its triumphant new Don Quixote a couple of weeks ago in Philly. Unfortunately, he has to miss this opening...

Promethean Craft

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“Spindrift,” “Images,” “Promethean Fire” Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance David H. Koch Theater New York, NY March 19, 2016 (matinee) by Marianne Adams copyright © 2016 by Marianne Adams It is but a truly extraordinary artist whoShow More Summary

How To Cultivate And Keep A Winning Mindset

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

A dancer’s most important tool is a winning mindset. Here's how to develop a positive mental attitude so that you're at your best every time.

In Transition

last monthArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Glacial Decoy,” “Big Daddy (Deluxe),” “MiddleSexGorge” Stephen Petronio Company The Joyce Theater New York, NY March 8, 2016 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2016 by Leigh Witchel Stephen Petronio is looking to keep his company from being a one-man show. Show More Summary

Bournonville, From New York

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“La Sylphide” The New York City Ballet Opera House JFK Center for the Performing Arts Washington, D.C. March 6, 2016 (Sunday matinee) by Alexandra Tomalonis copyright by Alexandra Tomalonis An all-Bournonville program isn’t what oneShow More Summary

Too Many Cooks Making the Same Broth

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"Rising" Aakash Odedra Company NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts New York, NY March 4, 2016 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2016 by Leigh Witchel Aakash Odedra’s concert, “Rising,” looked great on paper, and when it came to dancing, he delivered. Show More Summary

One Last Time

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Platform 2016: “A Body in Places” Eiko Danspace Project New York, NY February 17 – March 23, 2016 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2016 by Martha Sherman Some day, people who love movement art will say “Were you at the Eiko Danspace Platform...Show More Summary

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