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Bolshoi Galleries: Flames of Paris and Taming of the Shrew

Alice Pennefather recently attended some of the Bolshoi photocalls in London, snapping both Ratmansky’s Flames of Paris and Maillot’s Taming of the Shrew for... The post Bolshoi Galleries: Flames of Paris and Taming of the Shrew appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

weekend reads

This week I’ve been pushing a bit harder, giving myself a class every morning and attempting to rehabilitate my body.  In short, everything hurts.  Shelby’s face in the photo above describes my feelings pretty accurately.  Here are some fun things that have been distracting me from the pain… Morning walks. My dear Emily’s words on […]

Q&A: Dylan Wald

Getting To Know: Dylan Wald Dylan Wald is from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He studied at Minnesota Dance Theatre & the Dance Institute, where he became an apprentice in 2012, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. He attended summer courses at Pacific Northwest Ballet, the School of American Ballet, The Juilliard School, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Show More Summary

A New Approach To Core Stability

Woo hoo! Its Finally Here! After I took our old core stability book off the market almost 18 months ago, we have had so many dancers and teachers patiently waiting for the new version to be released, and now it’s finally ready! I...Show More Summary

observations 8-22

[Whimper Alert] The daily chore of downloading and clipping coupons off the AARP website would feel less burdensome and depressing if occasionally a coupon from New York City Ballet would pop up under Today’s Hot Deals – just a little...

Small Space, Big Picture

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Asian American Dance Journey Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company Flashpoint Gallery Washington, DC August 13 & 20, 2016 by George Jackson © copyright 2016 by George The immigrant experience, alienation and assimilation were themes of...Show More Summary

The Cosmopolitans

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Erasing Borders Dance Festival Indo-American Arts Council Schimmel Center for the Perfoming Arts (Indoors) New York, NY August 13, 2016 Wagner Park (Outdoors, as part of the Battery Dance Festival) New York, NY August 15, 2016 by Leigh...Show More Summary

Things You Miss After Summer Intensives Are Over…

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Got summer intensive withdrawal? Of course you do! How could you not miss these things...

A passing

New York City Ballet's Chairman of the Board, Jay Fishman, died today from ALS - "Lou Gehrig's Disease." He was 63. At the company's Spring Gala last May, Fishman was honored for his leadership and support. A widely respected executive...

Trooping Ashton

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"Valses Nobles et Sentimentales," Divertissements, "Façade" The Sarasota Ballet The Joyce Theater New York, NY August 10, 2016 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2016 by Leigh Witchel By the third night – and second cast – of its New York run the Sarasota Ballet looked more like it does on its home turf. Show More Summary

observations 8-17

A dramatic, unsolicited warning from Baryshnikov: "Baryshnikov explained his decision to participate in the campaign after hearing Trump's "flirtations with the Kremlin." "I have never publicly endorsed a political candidate before, or inserted myself into politics in any way other...

observations 8-16

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater complex on 9th Avenue and 55th Street in Hell's Kitchen, which the institution owns, is about to undergo a major expansion – $25 million worth that will bring 10,000 new square feet of classroo...

observations 8-14

ABT soloist Devon Teuscher is dancing the Black Swan PdD (with the 32 fouettes) three times in three days with Marcelo Gomes' tour group in Manaus that includes Gillian Murphy, Stella Abrera, Hee Seo, Arron Scott, Alex Hammoudi, Joo Won...

observations 8-12

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

An American in Paris will close its Broadway run at the Palace Theatre on October 9th. This fantastic production's 10 month/28 city U.S. tour begins that same week with stops in: Schenectady Boston Buffalo Hartford Philadelphia Greenville West Palm Beach...

Sarasota Ballet – A Knight of the British Ballet – 8/8

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

New York City is a risky place for regional dance companies to visit. First, there is all that stuff (that we hoity-toity New Yorkers delightedly promote) about balletomanes being notoriously picky and some critics being persnickety and anal-retentive. A regional...

A Fine Night

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Valses Nobles et Sentimentales", "Tweedledum and Tweedledee", "The Walk to the Paradise Garden", "Friday's Child", "Sinfonietta/2nd Movement", "Façade" The Sarasota Ballet Joyce Theater New York, NY August 8, 2016 by Mary Cargill copyright...Show More Summary

Review: Music For Movement and Imaginations Volume Two by Richard Maddock

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Richard Maddock's second album with piano music to accompany your dance classes for children is just as beautiful, useful and expressive as his first.

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2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

NBC News has posted an article and lovely video interview with Stella Abrera. The video has some rare clips of her dancing, clips we never see from ABT. –––––––––––––––––––– The exquisite, gracious, enormously talented (and sadly under-utilized by ABT) corps...

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2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Photo from El Pais Marcia Haydée and Julio Bocca meet the press in Montevideo where Marcia is visiting to set her ballet, Carmen, on the Ballet Nacional Sodre. Cranko's original Tatiana is 79 years young and still directs Ballet de....

Strange Sounds Dancers’ Bodies Make

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Click, crack, pop! This post is a laugh but has many helpful links about body health and wellness for dancers.

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