“Swan Lake” Boston Ballet Boston Opera House Boston, MA October 30, 2014 by Dale Brauner copyright © 2014 by Dale Brauner After a six-year hiatus, “Swan Lake” is back at Boston Ballet, which began its 2014-15 season with a new production of the beloved P.I. Show More Summary
“Giselle” Mikhailovsky Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, New York, November 12, 2014, matinee by Mary Cargill copyright © 2014 by Mary Cargill The Mikhailovsky Ballet, known in Soviet times as the Maly, is based in St. Petersburg, formerly known as Leningrad, and is a smaller cousin of the Maryinksy, formerly known as the Kirov. Show More Summary
When America’s middle tier ballet companies tour Eastern or Western Europe and present Balanchine works as part of a program, there are probably some in the audience who are disappointed because they were expecting to see something on the level...
“Giselle” Mikhailovsky Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, New York, November 11, 2014 By Michael Popkin Copyright © 2014 by Michael Popkin Sincere acting and characterization were the centerpieces of a surprisingly intimate reading of “Giselle” by the Mikhailovsky Ballet on the opening night of its two-week visit to Lincoln Center on Tuesday. Show More Summary
“Helga and The Three Sailors” Netta Yerushalmy Danspace New York, NY November 8, 2014 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2014 by Martha Sherman Netta Yerushalmy has always danced. In “Helga and The Three Sailors,” family films played in the background that showed her happily marching, twirling and kicking from toddler to teenager. Show More Summary
Did you know that years before "Sugarplumgate," Jenifer Ringer had been fired and re-hired by NYCB? Leigh reviews "Dancing Through It," Ringer's revealing memoir. Get to know the ballerina you thought you knew.
“Manon” The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 8, 2014 by Denise Sum © 2014 by Denise Sum The National Ballet of Canada opened its 2014-2015 season with a revival of Kenneth MacMillan’s “Manon”, which has not been seen in Toronto since its premiere in 1996. Show More Summary
Fitness workouts, Insanity, P90x, and PiYo are popular, but how do other dancers feel about BeachBody as an addition to their cross-training routine? Jessica shares a dancer's perspective for the benefit of the curious.
Symposium; Embassy of India; November 5, 2014 Dakshina’s 11th Fall Festival; Harman Hall; November 6-8, 2014 Malaysia’s Sutra Dance Theatre; Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center; November 9, 2014 Washington, DC by George Jackson © 2014 by George Jackson This spell of seven events in succession left me wanting more. Show More Summary
This week, in the studios of our Melbourne HQ, Artistic Director David McAllister launched a new biography of Dame Margaret Scott. The book, by Michelle Potter, is called Dame Maggie Scott: A Life in Dance. And what a life! Dame … Continue reading ?
"Sadeh21" Batsheva Dance Company Lam Research Theater Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco, CA November 6, 2014 by Rita Felciano copyright © by Rita Felciano Much has been made about Gaga, the movement language Artistic Director/Choreographer Ohad Naharin has developed for his Batsheva dancers. Show More Summary