By Kalyn Oden, PR Intern Aries? Taurus? Leo? Whatever your Zodiac sign might be, Houston Ballet has the perfect performance for you! Houston Ballet is proud to announce Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s world premiere of Zodiac. The company will perform Zodiac in a mixed repertory featuring works from some of the most talented choreographers called […]
Dior and I is a fashion documentary about the first haute couture collection designed by Christian Dior's new artistic director. But from the looks of the trailer, you don't have to know or care about the fashion industry to get something...Show More Summary
NEW YORK, New York — In three to five years, no one will be talking about diversity in ballet. That's according to Virginia Johnson, a founding member and artistic director of New York City's famed Dance Theatre of Harlem. In a few years, she thinks it will be a boring topic "because it will have happened," she says in a light but commanding voice. Show More Summary
When apartment construction booted Dad’s Garage Theatre from its longtime Inman Park space in 2013, artistic director Kevin Gillese began a months-long quest for a new home. After touring 20 properties, Gillese entered a cavernous Old Fourth Ward church last spring. His reaction: Hallelujah! The 12,000-square-foot building on Ezzard Street (a block from the original […]
“The aim is to ‘create a new space that allows us to produce and rehearse amazing work,’ said the ENB’s artistic director, Tamara Rojo, adding that the facilities could also be used by other organisations. She said: ‘I want the space to echo to the sound of creative Britain.'”
As if reality couldn’t get any weirder, Grammy award-winning artist and comedic actor Weird Al Yankovic hilariously plays Jesus Christ in Mark Kirkland’s short film The Moving Picture Co. 1914, a silent film about a young actress trying to make it big in Hollywood. Show More Summary
1. "PJ Paparelli of American Theater Company Dies at 40": The Chicago Tribune's Chris Jones honors the brilliant artistic director of the American Theater Company, who died yesterday while on vacation in Scotland. “Both Paparelli and his theater company — the two were inseparable — were at their creative peak. Show More Summary
“English National Ballet (ENB) is to move to a new “state of the art” home in east London, its artistic director Tamara Rojo has announced. The company will share the building – on the new London City Island development, close to the Canning Town railway interchange – with the English National Ballet School.”
Per Boye Hansen signed on for five years as artistic director in 2011. He was told today his contract will not be renewed. ‘It is with a heavy heart I must announce that my term at Norwegian Opera & Ballet will not be prolonged,’ he announced this morning. It appears he had a falling out […]
P J Paparelli, artistic director of the American Theater Company and an award-winning director of new plays, has been killed in a car crash while on vacation in Scotland. PJ, who was 40, was one of the most vibrant figures in new American drama. Tragic details here.
“The group chose Jean Davidson after a national search because of her work with top artists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Laurie Anderson as well as her track record at New York Live Arts since 2011. Davidson was instrumental in the creation of the group, formed through a merger of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane […]
Amy is an upcoming documentary about the all-too-short life of the incredibly talented jazz and soul artist Amy Winehouse, from the director and one of the producers behind the critically-acclaimed documentary on Ayrton Senna.
PJ Paparelli, the artistic director of American Theater Company in Chicago, a highly respected and nationally accomplished director of new plays, and the co-author of such potent works of documentary theater as "Columbinus" and "The Project(s)," died Thursday while on vacation in Scotland, following...
Kate Fleetwood (Old Vic) High Society Kevin Spacey leaves his post as artistic director of the Old Vic with one last wild and vibrant fling. He’s chosen as his final production the musical of the film of the play, High Society. As The Philadelphia Story, it was the original 1939 play and 1940 movie, both […]
The Brooklyn Museum announced today that Anne Pasternak has been named its Shelby White and Leon Levy Director. Pasternak will join the Museum after more than 20 years as the accomplished President and Artistic Director of Creative Time,...Show More Summary
On Sunday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg presided over the marriage of Michael Kahn, artistic director of the Shakespeare Theater Company, and his longtime partner, Charles Mitchem. Because Ginsburg is both a friend of the queer community and a friend of the Shakespeare Theater Company, her role in the Kahn-Mitchem wedding was predictable. Show More Summary
Artist Zachary Johnson has released an animated GIF movie poster for director George Miller‘s new film, Mad Max: Fury Road, that he made out of oil paints. image via Zachary Johnson submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
The heads of small dance companies do it all: scrounge for grants and sponsors; court board members; audition, rehearse and choreograph; write and send press releases; find collaborating artists; brainstorm day and night about building audiences. You can understand that sort of effort from artistic...
By the constitution of sass and class, this queen reigneth supreme. This weekend, SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg presided over the wedding of two incredibly happy grooms, Shakespeare Theatre artistic director Michael Kahn and interior designer Charles Mitchem. Show More Summary
A dual review of seven pieces currently on view at Frieze, NADA and Select. Ms. Mountain, an artist, writer and comedian, and SSION (also known as Cody Critcheloe) an artist, director, and sometimes musician take on Puppies Puppies, Steven Gagnon, Chloe Wise, Elizabeth Jager, D'Ette Nogle, Kai Schiemenz, Unknown performers, Josh Faught, Genieve Figgis and Peter Coffin.