The Royal Ballet is celebrating Wayne McGregor’s ten year anniversary as Resident Choreographer, with the 2016-2017 season featuring two all-McGregor evenings. Earlier in the... The post McGregor’s Six Best Works for the Royal Ballet appeared first on The Ballet Bag.
“Alekhya” Spilling Ink Productions Dance Place Washington, DC January 29, 2017 by George Jackson © 2017 by George Jackson Familiar formats in America for the classic dancing of India include long solos that are autobiographical and may...Show More Summary
"Allegro Brillante", "Swan Lake", "The Four Temperaments" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY January 31, 2017 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2017 by Mary Cargill The well-balanced, all-Balanchine program wasn't given...Show More Summary
“Atomos” Company Wayne McGregor Kay Theatre at The Clarice University of Maryland College Park, Maryland January 28, 2017 by George Jackson © 2017 by George Jackson As the resident choreographer of Britain’s Royal Ballet and as a professor...Show More Summary
Haglund'eeler Patricia, who hails from Atlanta and who flew up to Washington DC on Sunday for the occasion of Devon/Marcelo's Swan Lake, has sent us pictures from her front row seat. Thanks, Patricia!!
“La Sonnambula,” “Prodigal Son,” “Firebird” New York City Ballet The David H. Koch Theater New York, New York January 29, 2017 by Michael Popkin © 2017 by Michael Popkin What do we look for when dancers take on new roles? For every “star is born” performance there’s probably a flop. Show More Summary
Thanks to CMM for alerting us to the new casting for the premiere performances of Ratmansky's Whipped Cream in Costa Mesa in March. Stella Abrera, David Hallberg, Sarah Lane and Daniil Simkin will star in the world premiere on March...
ICYMI: We just announced our 2017/18 Season!
“Swan Lake” American Ballet Theatre Opera House The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC January 28 at 1:30 PM by George Jackson © 2017 by George Jackson The adventure that is “Swan Lake” unfolded on Saturday afternoon with Veronika Part, James Whiteside and Cory Stearns in leading roles. Show More Summary
"Seven Sonatas" "Optimistic Tragedy" "Pas Parts 2016' San Francisco Ballet Program 2 War Memorial Opera House San Francisco, CA January 26, 2017 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano, 2017 Yuri Possokhov’s “Optimistic Tragedy” is...Show More Summary
This week we welcome Miami City Ballet soloist, Lauren Fadeley. After completing a year of training at SAB, Lauren was asked by Peter Martins to join New York City Ballet at the age of 16. After two years with the company, Lauren decided...Show More Summary
Miami City Ballet: "The Fairy's Kiss" by Alexei Ratmansky Works & Process Peter B. Lewis Theater Guggenheim Museum New York, NY January 29, 2017, afternoon by Mary Cargill copyright © 2017 by Mary Cargill The Miami City Ballet is premiering Alexei Ratmansky's "The Fairy's Kiss" in February, set to Stravinsky's "Le Baiser de la Fée". Show More Summary
Washington DC – This is a town where conspiracies – real and imagined – abound. Today at the Kennedy Center (whose name is this country’s surname most laden with conspiracy theories), the town’s inhabitants fully related to and appreciated the...
and it IS!!! (Just not to NY.) Our decade long campaign of wishful thinking is about to pay off. Houston Ballet will become the first American company to present Kenneth MacMillan's masterpiece Mayerling. Oh my gosh. Imagine our Jared Matthews...