Part of La Sylphide’s old-fashioned charm is its intricate use of mime. Because the Bournonville version of the work has been carefully and lovingly preserved since its creation in 1836, its language is that of 19th-century Romantic ballet, in which … Continue reading ?
On Thursday, December 5 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Houston Ballet will host the next installment of its FREE Dance Talks discussion series featuring Dance Magazine Editor at Large Wendy Perron at Houston Ballet Center for Dance, 601 Preston Street, Houston 77002. Ms. Perron will read from her new book Through the Eyes of a Dancer, and be interviewed […]
"Freefall", "Kaitlyncaitlin", "Talk Radio" Trainor Dance Theater of the Riverside Church New York, NY November 14, 2013 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2013 by Mary Cargill Caitlin Trainor, a dance professor at Barnard College, has a small modern dance company, which had its Fall season at the intimate Riverside Church theater. Show More Summary
“Spectral Evidence,” “Soirée Musicale,” “Namouna, A Grand Divertissement” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, New York October 10, 2013 By Michael Popkin Copyright 2013 © by Michael Popkin New York City Ballet’s “Contemporary Choreographers” program was a marriage of ballet convenience. Show More Summary
It pays to know a little more about a competition company, its judges, and its philosophies, so have a look at LEAP! National Dance Competition in this interview with executive director, Drew Vamosi.
"Swan Lake" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 9, 2013 By Denise Sum Copyright © by Denise Sum 2013 "Swan Lake" is a touchstone for any major classical ballet company and the National Ballet of Canada chose to open its 2013-2014 season with this perennial favourite. Show More Summary
Those lifts that seem so effortless on stage require more than muscle power. Our male dancers got their first lessons in “the art of lifting” while still at ballet school. Dale Baker, Senior Ballet Master of The Australian Ballet School, … Continue reading ?
“Mozartiana”, “Episodes,” “Romeo and Juliet”? The Suzanne Farrell Ballet? Eisenhower Theater? The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts? Washington, DC? November 6, 7, 9 (evening), 10 (matinee), 2013? ? by Alexandra Tomalonis...Show More Summary
Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun”, photo by Gabriele Zucca Before the start of Hofesh Shechter’s Sun, which made its US debut at BAM last week, the London-based Israeli choreographer told the audience that we would see a brief excerpt from the end … Continue reading ?
"KYLIAN + PITE" "Petite Mort," "Sechs Taenze," "Forgotten Land," "Emergence" Pacific Northwest Ballet McCaw Hall Seattle, Washington Saturday, November 9 (matinee and evening) by Helene Kaplan copyright ©2013 Helene Kaplan Peter Boal...Show More Summary