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"Cinderella" Up and Down

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Cinderella" Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley San Jose Center for the Performing Arts May 10, 2015 San Jose, CA by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano, 2015 The children, moms and grannies, who spent Mother's Day with Cinderella as part of Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley's last program this season, were certain they would have a good time. Show More Summary

Living a lie

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

"I was living a lie." "Were you a good liar?" "The best." And so began the conversation in this evening’s edition of CBS 60 Minutes which basically was an hour that focused on two professional liars and manipulators. The first,...

Danish Pastries

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Bournonville Divertissements", "La Sylphide" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY May 7, 2015 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill The New York City Ballet gala featured works by the 19th century Danish...Show More Summary

R&J--Good Night, Good Night

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Romeo and Juliet" San Francisco Ballet Program VIII War Memorial Opera House San Francisco, CA May 1 and 9, 2015 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano, 2015 In 1994 at a Dance Critics Association-sponsored symposium on the occasion...Show More Summary

observations 5/9

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Get Ready, San Diego. New York City Ballet is coming your way. The company will appear at the beautiful San Diego Civic Theatre on Saturday, October 10th as part of the La Jolla Music Society's 2015-2016 season which was just...

Premiere 5/7NYCB's La Sylphide soars

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Pardon the sticky fingers, but Haglund woke up this morning with a hankering for homemade cinnamon Danish, probably the aftereffect of enjoying last night’s premiere of New York City Ballet’s new La Sylphide. We’re so proud to see NYCB take...

Love letters to Giselle

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Belle of the ballet world for almost two centuries, Giselle has an eternal charm. We asked Maina Gielgud, whose breathtaking production of the ballet we perform; our Artistic Director David McAllister; Principal Artist Amber Scott; and our Wardrobe Production Manager … Continue reading ?

observations 5/7

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

We're plenty excited about the NYCB premiere of La Sylphide tonight. Those props had better behave themselves. All of the upcoming casts are fantastic: Hyltin & DeLuz, Bouder & Veyette, Peck & Garcia, and Lovette & Huxley. You know, Huxley...

Boys on the march

In dance, it’s usually the moment the boys start fighting that challenges your suspension of disbelief. Synchronised fencing (MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet), unison goosestepping (Grigorovich’s Spartacus), even the Sharks and… Read more The post Boys on the march appeared first on The Spectator.

NYCB 5/5Uke Abuse at the Ballet

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Cinco de Mayo was observed in many parts of the city last night – in different ways. About cinco minutes into Anthony Catazaro’s debut as Apollo, a substance like slippery mayo on the grip of his uke caused him to...

observations 5/6

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

ABT has made more alterations to the spring season casting. Marcelo Gomes has been deleted from Gillian Murphy's cast of Ashton's Cinderella and replaced by Alex Hammoudi. On the heels of the end of the season, Gomes is slated to...

Living Legends

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

A Tribute to Nijinksy "Les Sylphides", "L'après-midi d'un Faune", "Petrushka" Sarasota Ballet Sarasota Opera House Sarasota, Florida May 1, 2015 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill The Sarasota Ballet's "Tribute to Nijinsky"...Show More Summary

Help Is On the Way

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Avant-Garde-Arama: MAYDAY!” Abrons Arts New York, NY May 1, 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman PS 122’s 32nd annual “Avant-Garde-Arama: MAYDAY!” was a bit like a large family reunion – messy, rowdy, with a few real bright spots, and a touch of poignancy. Show More Summary

Becoming a ghost

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Annie Carroll, a former dancer with The Australian Ballet, tells us what it’s like to dance as a member of the wilis, Giselle’s eerie back-from-the-dead brides. I was raised in a house heaving with ballet films, books, and photographs, so … Continue reading ?

An American in Paris on Broadway

Music and dance gorgeously come together in An American in Paris, which opened at the Palace Theatre last month. Set in the postwar city of light and based on the 1951 film starring Gene Kelly, this production is not a … Continue reading ?

Black & White reigns supreme

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Whew, what a week of American culture on the West Side of Manhattan. New York City Ballet wrapped up its first week of the spring season - all Balanchine classics - in fine form. Haglund managed to squeeze in six...

Amy Harris: The Ballet Mummy

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

In November 2014, Senior Artist Amy Harris and Coryphée Jarryd Madden welcomed their daughter Willow into the world. Twelve weeks later, Amy began the process of returning to the barre. We love that our dancers can also be mothers (and … Continue reading ?

Forget-Me-Not

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Shivoham”, “Lament to the Birds”, “Mortal Tongues, Immortal Stories” Dakshina / Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company Dance Place Washington, DC May 2, 2015 by George Jackson © 2015 by George Jackson Forget-me-nots are small but persistent flowers. Show More Summary

Jared & Yuriko soar in La Bayadere – for Houston Ballet

From Houston Ballet's Instagram Treasure squandered by ABT now on display for the whole world to see.

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