Internet hero and all-around inspiring dude Chris Hadfield has already commanded the International Space Station, written a book, and captured the imaginations of people around the world. Naturally, the next item on his to-do list was to become a professional ballerina - and the National Ballet is giving him his chance.
The Dutch National Ballet dances the first movement of George Balanchine's Symphony in C, set to the music of Georges...
"Watershed", "Being and Nothingness (Part 1)", "Unearth", "...black night's bright day..." The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts November 22, 2013 By Denise Sum Copyright © by Denise Sum 2013 Karen...Show More Summary
"Swan Lake" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 9, 2013 By Denise Sum Copyright © by Denise Sum 2013 "Swan Lake" is a touchstone for any major classical ballet company and the National Ballet of Canada chose to open its 2013-2014 season with this perennial favourite. Show More Summary
"Cinderella" San Francisco Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY October 24, 2013 By Carol Pardo Copyright ©2013 by Carol Pardo Christopher Wheeldon’s "Cinderella," a coproduction with the Dutch National Ballet, sold out its initial...Show More Summary
Co-authored by Ellen Dobbyn-Blackmore Ormsby Wilkins, Music Director, American Ballet Theatre Photo by John Lauener/National Ballet of Canada Ormsby Wilkins, Music Director at American Ballet Theatre, is preparing the orchestra for the...Show More Summary
"Le Corsaire" Alina Cojocaru, Dimitri Gruzdyev, Vadim Muntagirov, Erina Takahashi, Junor Souza English National Ballet Milton Keynes Theatre London 17 -19 October, 2013 by Judith Cruickshank copyright 2013 by Judith Cruikshank Let there be no doubt about it; this is a hugely enjoyable evening. Show More Summary
It’s a great time for Petipa here in the UK, as last week’s crop of ballets shows: The Royal Ballet’s Don Quixote was broadcast to cinemas, English National Ballet’s brand new Le Corsaire premiered at Milton Keynes (stay tuned for our review soon), while Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production of 19th century balletic blockbuster, The Sleeping Beauty, made a welcome [...]
Er, why? And so what? The shoe has yet to drop. De Nederlandse Opera, The Dutch National Ballet and The Amsterdam Music Theatre move forward together under the name Dutch National Opera & Ballet With the following specifics: De Nederlandse Opera will be renamed Dutch National Opera the Dutch National Ballet will retain […]