In this Weekend Planner: a Reddit meetup, a chance to watch ballet dancers train, and the Leslieville Flea. Dance: Here’s something you don’t get to do very often. The National Ballet of Canada is pulling back the curtains slightly to give the public a chance to check out the dancer’s daily ritual. Show More Summary
English National Ballet’s Swan Lake takes place in the Albert Hall, the audience seated on all sides of the vast oval arena. The sheer scale of the production is a spectacle and freed from the restrictions of a traditional stage, there’s massive...Show More Summary
"Carmen" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada June 5, 2013 By Denise Sum Copyright © by Denise Sum 2013 Just in time for summer, the NBoC heated up the stage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Arts with a new extended version of Davide Bombana's "Carmen". Show More Summary
Penhaligon’s will launch Iris Prima, a new unisex fragrance developed in collaboration with, and inspired by, the English National Ballet. Iris Prima will debut in September...
The cast of the National Theatre of Scotland's "Black Watch" performs at the Armory Community Center in San Francisco. Photos by Scott Suchman. Have you ever thought of marching, fighting soldiers as ballet dancers? In a play calledShow More Summary
A multimedia exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington pays tribute to Russian art impresario Sergei Diaghilev, who founded the ground-breaking Ballets Russes in Paris in the early 20th century and gave then unknown artists, including composer Igor Stravinsky, their first break.
Something different is afoot at the National Gallery of Art, and it is clear just a few steps into the new exhibit about the founding of the Ballets Russes. [ more › ]
Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes, 1909 – 1929: When Art Danced with Music East Wing, National Gallery of Art Washington, DC May 7, 2013 by George Jackson copyright 2013 by George Jackson This morning the National Gallery gave a preview of its upcoming “Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes”. Show More Summary
"Petite Mort," "Le Jeune Homme et la Mort," "Etudes" Jiri Kylian, Roland Petit, Harald Lander English National Ballet London Coliseum London 18-21 April, 2013 by Judith Cruikshank copyright 2013 by Judith Cruikshank This was the first...Show More Summary
August 1924. Washington, D.C. "Dancers, National American Ballet." Some really nice sashes here. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.