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Bird brained

For all the billing and cooing on public forums about the Royal Ballet’s The Two Pigeons revival, there’s a silent… The post Bird brained appeared first on The Spectator.

Ménage à trois

Mark Baldwin, artistic director of Rambert Dance, must take responsibility for most of the good times I’ve had recently, midwife… The post Ménage à trois appeared first on The Spectator.

Gutted!

There was blood on the walls and floor at the birth of Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet in 1965. The… The post Gutted! appeared first on The Spectator.

Stella Abrera & Sterling Baca - Swan Lake PdD

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

A gazillion thanks to Robin for pointing us to this video of Stella & Sterling in the Swan Lake PdD from last November at Kaatsbaan. They are ravishing. The tempo is a bit quick in places for Haglund's taste but...

Bolshoi in Cinema Nutcracker

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

is not showing this Sunday in the customary Manhattan cinemas on 42nd St and Union Square. It is showing at the Kew Gardens Cinema on Sunday and at the Cinemas 1,2 & 3 (1001 Third Avenue) on Tuesday, December 22nd....

observations 12-13

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Hold on, folks. If you were planning to watch the encore cinemacast of the Bolshoi's Nutcracker in Manhattan next Sunday, be aware that it seems to have disappeared from the Bolshoi in Cinema's local schedule for that date on its...

A Gathering of the Tribe

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Erasing Time" Sara Shelton Mann with David Szlasa Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco, CA December 4, 2015 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano 2015 In the over thirty years of working in San Francisco, Sara Shelton Mann has become the high priestess of Bay Area dance. Show More Summary

Why did a Russian ballet dancer throw acid in his boss’s face?

The 16th June 1961 and 17th January 2013 are two indelible dates in the annals of Russian ballet. Two events… The post Why did a Russian ballet dancer throw acid in his boss’s face? appeared first on The Spectator.

Hidden in Plain Sound

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Lincoln Center White Lights Festival Thomas Adès: Concentric Paths – Movements in Music “Outliers,” “Life Story,” “The Grit in the Oyster,” “Polaris” New York City Center New York, NY November 20, 2015 by Marianne Adams copyright © 2015...Show More Summary

Jazz Dance Legend: Bob Fosse

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Legendary choreographer, Bob Fosse was a man who worked hard, danced hard, lived hard and who's signature dance style and choreography made an impact in film, music videos, and on Broadway that can be seen even today.

A welcomed relapse of Camelliaphilia

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

If you enjoyed yesterday's cinemacast of the Bolshoi Ballet's production of John Neumeier's masterpiece, The Lady of the Camillias, be sure to try to see the next Bolshoi cinema presentation on December 20 of Yuri Grigorovich's Nutcracker. It is the...

Love is a Many-Splendored Beast

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“WHALE” Gallim Dance Joyce Theater New York, NY December 3, 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman Andrea Miller, the founder and artistic director of Gallim Dance, says she has always been interested in pieces about love and happiness. Show More Summary

Attractive But Bland

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Mainframe" Katharine Hawthorne ODC Theater San Francisco, CA December 3, 2015 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano 2015 How splendid it would be if a pregnant idea and excellent collaborators would make for great dance. Unfortunately, you need choreography that examines a concept and translates it into something we didn't know before. Show More Summary

Love's Heavy Burden

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Romeo and Juliet" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 25, 2015 by Denise Sum copyright © by Denise Sum 2015 Following a run of Christopher Wheeldon's "The Winter's Tale",...Show More Summary

observations 12-1

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

The Yorkville Nutcracker with choreography by Francis Patrelle opens at the Kaye Playhouse (Hunter College on East 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues) on Thursday December 10th for six performances through Sunday evening. This year's Sugarplum Fairy and Cavalier...

A Shakespearean Tragicomedy

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"The Winter's Tale" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 14, 2015 by Denise Sum copyright © 2015 by Denise Sum The National Ballet of Canada opened its 2015-2016 season with the North American premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's "The Winter's Tale", a co-production with The Royal Ballet. Show More Summary

NYCB Nutcracker - Sunday evening 11/29

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Haglund recommends that all ballerinas immediately get pregnant. At Sunday evening’s performance of NYCB’s Nutcracker, Ashley Bouder, with a four-month bun in the oven, danced the role of Dewdrop more beautifully than possibly at any other time in her career....

What I Learned About Auditioning From The Rockettes

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Audition from a dancer who traeled to New York City to try out for the world's most famous precision dance company, the Radio City Rockettes. Learn from her experience.

Joffrey's Christmas Legacy

3 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“The Nutcracker” Joffrey Ballet Chicago Opera House The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, D.C. November 25, 2015 by Ashley McKean copyright © by Ashley McKean Joffrey Ballet Chicago’s endearing “Nutcracker” ushered in the holiday season on Thanksgiving Eve at the Kennedy Center, giving D.C. Show More Summary

observations 11-29

3 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Bows - Abrera, Seo, Teuscher, Bolle in Apollo with the LA Phil and Dudamel last night. We need to see this in New York. This spring. At least once. Period. Grazie al I Bollerini Fan Club per questo video. Dobbiamo...

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