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Starting a rumble: the making of Rimbombo

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

The Dancers Company is heading out on the road this winter, bringing a triple bill of classical works to regional audiences. The witty, boy-laden Rimbombo was made on The Dancers Company last year by Simon Dow, a former principal artist … Continue reading ?

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3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Look, we have to keep this a secret ecretsay. One of our favorite Haglund'eelers who lives in a far off place passed us a link to the first episode of the new season which he captured and stashed away. The...

Unto the Breach

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Swan Lake" American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, New York June 27, 2014 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2014 by Mary Cargill "Swan Lake" Photo © Gene Schiavone The injury bug has hit ABT with a vengeance, and Friday's...Show More Summary

Chamber Ballet Project

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Chamber Ballet Project Choreography by Diane Coburn Bruning and by Jorge Amarante Terrace Theater The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC June 26, 2014 by George Jackson copyright 2014 by George Jackson ith a repertory for small casts – at most six dancers and a quartet of string players – this new group is aptly named. Show More Summary

Education and Outreach “Goes Global”

By Emily Kammerlohr, Academy Intern Friday, June 27, 2014 Houston Ballet partners with the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center (ERJCC) to put on “Jump, Jive, Move and Groove!” now in its second year.  This year, the program is hosted by Ripley House, a local service site of Neighborhood Centers, one of the largest charitable organizations […]

ABT 6/25 matineeReading the waters of Swan Lake

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

It was just another Died and Gone to Heaven afternoon with Veronika Part as Odette/Odile in Swan Lake. The performance was what one waits for all year long – the quintessential reading by an artist whose physique and soul were...

Epic babes of the 1940s

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Inspired by this cheeky little site, and by the impeccable mid-century style of our Imperial Suite program, we asked food and cultural writer Jane Ormond to assemble this little list … The fashions of the 1940s seemed to swathe everyone … Continue reading ?

The talented Mr Lifar

4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Bombastic, conceited, passionate, controversial, endlessly charming, friend to Chanel and Cocteau, darling of Diaghilev, Balanchine’s original Apollo – Serge Lifar was a comet in the firmament of the mid-century dance scene, and he would have been the first to say … Continue reading ?

Il Tragitto: Brian Mengini Goes Off the Beaten Path

Back in 2010, I had the crazy idea of traveling to London to create whimsical art using some of the brightest ballet dancers in... The post Il Tragitto: Brian Mengini Goes Off the Beaten Path appeared first on The Ballet Bag.

Setting Kids Free To Move and Play in the Classroom

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

"The Real Reason Why Children Fidget" is an article that has struck a chord with parents and teachers. Heather responds with her observations of middle-school dance class students and the movement patterns and organization she witnessed in other classrooms.

Cinderella Gets Her Prince and Her Ballet

last monthArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Cinderella" American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY June 10, 2014 By Carol Pardo Copyright ©2014 by Carol Pardo Julie Kent and Marcelo Gomes are old hands at playing Cinderella and her prince; they’ve done so in two previous productions at American Ballet Theatre. Show More Summary

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