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Athletes of God

"Sadeh21" Batsheva Dance Company Lam Research Theater Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco, CA November 6, 2014 by Rita Felciano copyright © by Rita Felciano Much has been made about Gaga, the movement language Artistic Director/Choreographer Ohad Naharin has developed for his Batsheva dancers. Show More Summary

Juliet Burnett on “Our Swan Lake”

2 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

When David McAllister commissioned Graeme Murphy to create a new Swan Lake for The Australian Ballet, I wonder if he had even the tiniest inkling of the magic he had just set in motion. Since 2002, the ballet has provoked … Continue reading ?

RESEARCHING “ROMEO AND JULIET”

From February 26 – March 8, Houston Ballet will unveil a stunning new production of Romeo and Juliet, choreographed by Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch and featuring scenery and costumes by the acclaimed Italian designer Roberta Guidi di Bagno. The production has been generously underwritten by Ted and Melza Barr. In this blog entry, […]

Dance Commission Launches Park Avenue Armory’s 2015 Season

Park Avenue Armory has commissioned dance pioneer Reggie “Regg Roc” Gray and visionary director Peter Sellars to create a performance piece that transforms the tradition of flex, the Brooklyn-born street dance. Characterized by sharp, rhythmic contortion, pausing, snapping, gliding, and animated … Continue reading ?

Gillian Murphy: In the house

2 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Ballet squeal! Superstar Gillian Murphy, Principal Dancer of American Ballet Theatre, has joined us at Sydney Opera House to rehearse for her upcoming performances as Nikiya in La Bayadère. This scintillating dancer excels in every area of the art form, … Continue reading ?

Getting ready for La Bayadère

2 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

In just a couple of hours, Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère opens in Sydney! Make-up is going on, elaborate headdresses are donned, limbs are limbered and eyes are brightening in anticipation of this epic ballet. To get you in the mood … Continue reading ?

BALLET 422 – In Theatres this February

The documentary BALLET 422 is set for theatrical release on February 6th, 2015 from Magnolia Pictures. Directed by Jody Lee Lipes and produced by Ellen Bar and Anna Rose Holmer, BALLET 422 takes the viewer backstage at New York City Ballet as dancer … Continue reading ?

Our Top Ten Pirouette Tips

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

We believe there is no such thing as too much turning advice. Here are even more ways to perfect your pirouettes.

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