PATRICIA McBRIDE TO TAPE VIDEO SERIES FOR THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION Patricia McBride, whose stellar career with New York City Ballet spanned three decades, will teach and coach on camera the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Our dance critic walks us through the finale of George Balanchine’s “Divertimento From ‘Le Baiser de la Fée,’” the work of a master dramatist.
George Balanchine set up a uniquely concentrated model of artistic leadership at his company: he choreographed, taught, coached roles, and controlled artistic policy. Peter Martins continued that model (even if he ultimately delegated choreographing duties after his own efforts fell flat). Now that Martins has resigned, Alastair Macaulay wonders if it's time to change that […]
Peter Martins inherited George Balanchine’s roles: running the School of American Ballet and City Ballet and choreographing. Should this model persist?
57 Picks for Dec 26-Jan 1 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Here are our critics' picks for the best events in every genre—from George Balanchine's The Nutcracker to SPECTRA: New Year's Eve Under the Arches, and from Science in the City:...Show More Summary
Ms. Farrell talked to our critic about George Balanchine; her life as a dancer; and her company, which closed shop this month.
As our final episode of 2017, we are saluting this year’s biggest ballet celebration, 50 years of George Balanchine’s “Jewels.” Today we take an in depth look at Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ with Bob Gottlieb: author, editor, and dance critic. Bob has been editor-and-chief of Simon & Schuster, Alfred A. Show More Summary
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker Miami City Ballet is joined a live orchestra, the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus and student dancers for a world-premiere production based on Balanchine’s classic choreography. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A. Ends Sun., noon and 4 p.m. $34 and...
THE GEORGE BALANCHINE FOUNDATION ISSUES SIX NEW ARCHIVAL VIDEOS The George Balanchine Foundation is pleased to announce six additions to its archival video series. These videos are devoted to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
The Richmond Ballet 2017/18 Season kicks off September 19 – 24 with Studio One, featuring Portrait of Billie by John Butler, Tarantella by George Balanchine, and Winter’s Angels, a world... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Joan Acocella reviews George Balanchine’s ballet “Jewels,” which is performed at this year’s Lincoln Center Festival by Russian, French, and American dancers.
“Jewels” Paris Opera Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet Lincoln Center Festival David H. Koch Theater New York, New York July 21and 22, 2017 by Gay Morris copyright© 2017 by Gay Morris George Balanchine’s “Jewels,” which he made for New York City Ballet in 1967, is considered the first full evening plotless ballet. Show More Summary
Special Offer: NO SERVICE FEES through July 31. 45th season to feature a newly-designed production of George Balanchine’s Jewels, the return of Kent Stowell’s Swan Lake, PNB premieres from Crystal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
The New York City Ballet, the Paris Opera Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet will perform famed choreographer George Balanchine's 'Jewels' from July 20 to 23 at the Lincoln Center Festival.
The Sarasota Ballet’s Director Iain Webb announces a new addition to the upcoming 2017 – 2018 Season with the Company premiere of George Balanchine’s Bugaku. The ballet will be performed alongside... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Welcome to our second installment with Edward Villella, Balanchine Dancer and founding Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet. Edward was hired into the New York City Ballet by George Balanchine in 1957 and was promoted to Principal...Show More Summary
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” New York City Ballet Lincoln Center New York Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by Gay Morris copyright © 2017 by Gay Morris George Balanchine’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” has been in New York City Ballet’s repertory for more than fifty years, but it shows few signs of aging. Show More Summary
Russian Masters Kicks off the Season with TWB Orchestra! Works by Marius Petipa, Michel Fokine, Alexei Ratmansky and George Balanchine John Cranko’s Romeo & Juliet –... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
What can explain the enduring fascination of George Balanchine’s “Jewels”? The ballet, which turns fifty this year, doesn’t have a plot; some would argue that it’s not even top-shelf Balanchine. Yet it has undeniable glamour. And perhaps...Show More Summary
People are always telling us, wistfully, that dance is evanescent, here this minute, gone the next, and therefore that it’s like life. This is not true. Balanchine went on staging his “Prodigal Son” for fifty years. Every time a dancer...Show More Summary