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Multiple Pirouettes – Slow Motion Reveals A Favorite “Cheat”

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Want to know the secret "cheat" all the greats use to perform multiple pirouettes? Nathan Prevost shares this and more great tips in his first guest post at Dance Advantage.


3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Ivillage: My Indian Village", "Inseparation", "Flight", "Bollysa" Sa Dance Company Ailey Citigroup Theater New York, New York June 28, 2014 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2014 by Mary Cargill Sa Dance Company The word "Sa" means, according to the program notes, the first and last note in the octave used in Indian classical music. Show More Summary

A Journey Doesn’t Need a Destination

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Giselle” American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, New York June 21, 2014 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2014 by Leigh Witchel Alina Cojocaru and David Hallberg in "Giselle." Photo © Gene Schiavone Chance produces results as interesting as planning. Show More Summary

Starting a rumble: the making of Rimbombo

4 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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4 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

last monthArts / 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

last monthArts / 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

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

last monthDance / 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

last monthDance / 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.

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