Britain's MacMillan "also effectively reinvented the 19th-century narrative ballet for an audience ready for tales of passion, drama and violence rather than those involving myths, swans and chivalry. He was — like Jerome Robbins and Antony Tudor in the United States — a bringer of neurosis, psychological drama and real-life grit to the rarefied world […]
Welcome to Live From the Kennedy Center: Damian Woetzel & Tiler Peck on Jerome Robbins. Two weeks ago we were in Washington, DC to cover a busy weekend of ballet at the Kennedy Center. We arrived on Friday night just in time to watch...Show More Summary
DEMO: Jerome Robbins – American Dance Genius Terrace Theater The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC October 20, 2017 by George Jackson © 2017 by George Jackson The centennial of Jerome Robbins’ birth in 2018 will spur big celebrations. Show More Summary
The American Ballet Theater principals Gillian Murphy and Cory Stearns perform a section of “Other Dances.”
Featuring PNB premieres of works by GEORGE BALANCHINE – JEROME ROBBINS – ALEXEI RATMANSKY June 2 – 11, 2017 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109 ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
"Fancy Free," "Moves," The Concert" New York City Ballet David Koch Theater New York, New York April 19, 2017 by Carol Pardo copyright ©2017 by Carol Pardo A year from now, New York City Ballet will celebrate Jerome Robbins' hundredth birthday with six programs of his works. Show More Summary
IN ADDITION TO THE RETURN OF JEROME ROBBINS’ COMIC SEND-UP, REPERTORY PROGRAM FEATURES COMPANY PREMIERE OF GEORGE BALANCHINE’S STRAVINSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO AND WORLD PREMIERE OF JORMA ELO’S CREATURES... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Film and documents "are among the highlights from the Joffrey’s archive, which has been donated to the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts’s Jerome Robbins Dance Division. The gift coincided with the company’s return to New York for the first time last week since it moved to Chicago in the mid-1990s."
The 61-year-old company, which was founded in New York, has donated about 575 linear feet of materials to the library’s Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Featuring works by GEORGE BALANCHINE – CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON – JEROME ROBBINS April 14 – 23, 2017 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street at Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109 April 14 and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
A Q&A with Jean-Pierre Frohlich, one of two ballet masters from New York City Ballet who traveled to Moscow to teach the Bolshoi dancers Robbins's The Cage.
(The opening part of Jerome Robbins' Glass Pieces. Photo by Paul Kolnik.) Thurs, June 11 - New York City Ballet performed an evening of all Jerome Robbins ballets tonight, and it was my first time seeing all four of these works (though I have read much about them over time). Show More Summary
"From 1957, when Ms. Swope was invited by Jerome Robbins to shoot rehearsals of West Side Story, to 1994, when she shut down her Times Square studio and sold her archive, Ms. Swope produced hundreds of thousands of images of performers in action, capturing Gelsey Kirkland and Mikhail Baryshnikov in full flight, the cast of […]
The Jerome Robbins Dance Division of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (LPA) is home to the archives and papers of such dance notables as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Isadora Duncan, and Merce Cunningham. In October, LPA acquired...Show More Summary
"Dances at a Gathering", "Firebird" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY October 14, 2016 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill "Dances at a Gathering", Jerome Robbins' marathon exploration of Chopin, was paired with the Russian "Firebird"; two American ballets with an Eastern-European heritage. Show More Summary
Two decades before creating Dances at a Gathering, Jerome Robbins was immersed in bringing the complicated souls of Leonard Bernstein's and W.H. Auden’s Age of Anxiety into ballet form. Auden’s Pulitzer Prize-winning poem of 1947 inspired Bernstein to write his...
Subtitled by its creators as “A Fearful Radio Show," this opera reminded Jerome Robbins of Orson Welles’ 1938 broadcast of War of the Worlds.
Check out some of this week’s most exciting casting notices below! “WEST SIDE STORY” CENTENNIAL WORLD TOURDid you know Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents, and Jerome Robbins were all born within months of each other—about 100 years ago?...Show More Summary
“[Jewish folk dance is] the DNA of my dance education. I have been to Orthodox weddings. I know how it looks like, how it has to feel. I didn’t have to research. My life is the research.” As for most of Robbins’s original, “for my taste, it was not energetic enough.”
With his production of "An American in Paris," Christopher Wheeldon can be added to that impressive list of choreographers (Jerome Robbins, Bob Fosse, Susan Stroman, Kathlen Marshall and Jerry Mitchell, among others) who moved on toShow More Summary