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Ivan & Natalia: Solo for Two

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : The Ballet Bag

Summers in London have never been hotter. Ditto for its dance scene. This week for instance, celebrated artists like Carlos Acosta and Wendy Whelan are in... The post Ivan & Natalia: Solo for Two appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

The nominees: Jade Wood

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Jade Wood is one of six nominees for the 2014 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award. Here’s our chat with this talented dancer. What was the first ballet you saw that blew you away, and why? I can’t remember my very first … Continue reading ?

Congratulations to Angel Corella and PA Ballet

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

It's terrific to hear that Angel is the new Artistic Director at Pennsylvania Ballet. Wow. Wow. Wow. Can't wait to use the Amtrak senior pass to go down to Philly to experience a dose of that Angel energy in PA...

Prospero on the Isle of JACK

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Arena” Walter Dundervill JACK Brooklyn, NY July 17, 2014 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2014 by Martha Sherman Photo ©Ian Douglas Walter Dundervill in “Arena” If you’re going to drop in on anyone, make it Walter Dundervill. He brings...Show More Summary

A Suitcase Full of Ballets

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“the second detail,” “Resonance,” “Cacti” Boston Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, New York June 29, 2014 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2014 by Leigh Witchel Boston Ballet in "the second detail" For Boston Ballet’s second mixed rep...Show More Summary

The Dancers Company: Paquita

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

The Dancers Company is heading to Ballarat today! The first ballet of our triple bill is the frothy, sparkly Paquita, the quintessential classical ballet, full of Petipa’s spectacular turns and leaps and delicate footwork. Here’s a little taste of Guest … Continue reading ?

observations 7/21

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Fathom Events will host five cinema presentations of The Royal Ballet in the coming season, four of which will be live-streams. Manon on Thursday, Oct. 16th (Nunez & Bonelli) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland on Tuesday, Dec. 16th (Cuthberson & Bonelli)...

Checking in with Natalie Payne

 By Emily Kammerlohr, Academy Intern  Time is just flying by and preparations for the final summer showcase are well underway here at the Center for Dance. This week, we’ll be highlighting one student’s path to the performance. Although her days are already brimming with learning, including jazz, gyrotonics, social, and Pilates classes in addition to […]

Backstage on The Dancers Company tour

last monthDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

The Dancers Company tour kicked off triumphantly in Tasmania last week, and is now heading towards Victoria. Come backstage with us to see the dancers getting ready to shine in Paquita, Rimbombo and Act III of Swan Lake. Did you … Continue reading ?

Difficult Pairings

last monthArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Dakshina / Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company Anna Sokolow’s “Frida”, “September Sonnet”, “Magritte Magritte” Dance Place July 19, 2014 by George Jackson copyright 2014 by George Jackson Dancers of the Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company. Show More Summary

The Villainess: classic TV hellcats

last monthDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

In honour of Gamazatti, the “don’t-tell-me-no”, knife-wielding princess of La Bayadère, we’re celebrating the Villainess in all her deliciously evil (and often deliciously glamorous) forms. Today, TV! The small screen punches above its weight when it comes to larger-than-life baddies. … Continue reading ?

Lincoln Center FestivalBolshoi's Tiger Paws in Swan Lake 7/18

Perhaps we can wonder whether the all-Grigorovich content for the Bolshoi Ballet’s current tour was arranged during the post-Filin trauma when Grigorovich supporters (a.k.a. anti-Filin, anti-progressives) saw a potential opportunity for restructuring influence. In January of 2013 when Filin was...

"Attention: Clean-up in the Culture section"

Here's hoping that the NYT's maintenance staff has sufficient cleaning solvents to restore Alastair Macaulay's chair seat after today's orgasmic eruption over David Hallberg. Oh Lord: Ballet — large parts of which are still old-fashioned and riddled with class distinctions...

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