NYT reports that ABT's 2015 Spring Season at the Metropolitan House will feature a new production of Sleeping Beauty with designs by Richard Hudson based on Leon Bakst's original designs for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. The premiere will be at Segerstrom...
Pacific Northwest Ballet: Petipa Exotique Works & Process Peter B. Lewis Theater Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York, NY February 23, 2014 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2014 by Mary Cargill Marie Petipa and Sergei Legat in "Le Corsaire"...Show More Summary
Mark Morris Dance Group & Music Ensemble “Italian Concerto”, “A Wooden Tree”, “Jenn and Spencer”, “Crosswalk” Center for the Arts George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia February 22, 2014 by George Jackson copyright 2014 by George Jackson Mark Morris’s duet from last year is named “Jenn and Spencer” for its originating dancers. Show More Summary
The Unofficial Information Exchange tickertape is whirling around again. Will ABT follow the unprecedented generosity and guidance of the Royal Ballet and offer full or partial refunds when they fail to present Osipova and Vasiliev in the DonQ and Le...
We've lost another great one. Max Waldman Renate Pentzien
If your favorite color palette includes this, this, this, and this, your place to be last night was at NYCB. Well, that just happens to be one of Haglund’s most favorite color schemes; so, he truly enjoyed the hues of...
To follow in the steps (ha!) of our first interactive timeline, we have selected, for our second edition, quotes from beloved UK dance writer Mr. Clement Crisp. Ranging from the ruthless to the adoring and the witty, here they are for your scrolling pleasure: © The Ballet Bag, 2013.
“Benon” Souleymane Badolo Danspace Project, St. Mark's Church New York, NY February 13, 2014 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2014 by Martha Sherman photo © Ian Douglas Souleymane Badolo and Charmaine Warren in "Benon" While nature raged outside, Souleymane Badolo’s “Benon” explored our dependency on nature. Show More Summary
“You put a tutu on … you feel like a ballerina.” Three of our dancers show off this beautiful tool of their trade – and talk about how tutus mould to your form, make you feel like you’re flying, and … Continue reading ?
Artists of Birmingham Royal Ballet; Aladdin; Bill Cooper Composer Carl Davis, who is highly acclaimed in the fields of film and musicals, has written numerous ballet, TV and film scores. (His score for The French Lieutenant’s Woman in 1981 won the BAFTA Award for Best Film Music.) Mr. Davis worked with English choreographer David Bintley to create the […]
The benefits of movement and dance for children may seem obvious to you and I, but science (and a little sea creature) has more to reveal about why movement is fundamentally important to humans. If you think you've considered every possible reason kids should learn to dance, think again.