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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

3 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.

Houston Ballet - Detroit 11/2Yuriko & Jared in Giselle

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

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Ashton Mixed Bill: A Photo Gallery

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : The Ballet Bag

The Royal Ballet is currently celebrating English style in ballet, with a mixed programme of some of Frederick Ashton’s most iconic works, including the abstract... The post Ashton Mixed Bill: A Photo Gallery appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

Numbers Game

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Raymonda Divertissements", "Seven Sonatas", "Thirteen Diversions" American Ballet Theatre David H. Koch Theater New York, NY November 1, 2014, evening by Mary Cargill copyright © 2014 by Mary Cargill Plotless abstractions ruled this program, as each work explored the choreographers' reactions to different music. Show More Summary

Dark, Strange and Familiar

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Kindertotenlieder” Gisèle Vienne and artists New York Live Arts New York, NY October 29, 2014 by Marianne Adams copyright © 2014 by Marianne Adams Contrary to its title, Gisèle Vienne’s “Kindertotenlieder” does not mourn the death of children, nor does it use any of Gustav Mahler’s famous songs from the opus of the same name. Show More Summary

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