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Bryce Dessner on Ballet, 'The Revenant,' New National LP

Details on the new album by the National have been scarce, but in the meantime, guitarist Bryce Dessner, who now lives in Paris, has been keeping busy composing for high-profile outside projects. Last Tuesday, the New York City Ballet debuted The Most Incredible Thing, the 10th new work from 28-year-old dancer-choreographer Justin Peck,...

Historicist: Get Rid of Those Sideburns!

In the late 1960s, Toronto the Good finds itself in a hairy situation. In March of 1969, the National Ballet of Canada premiered its production of Grant Strate‘s Cyclus. Howard Marcus, one of the company’s most promising young dancers,...Show More Summary

Craftsmen's Chances

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“The Winter’s Tale” The National Ballet of Canada Opera House The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC January 19, 2016 by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson The choreographer Christopher Wheeldon has chosen...Show More Summary

Whew! LCF comes thru with The Winter's Tale

3 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Blizzard Schmizzard! The snow can blow all it wants in D.C. this weekend, because Wheeldon's The Winter's Tale and The National Ballet of Canada are coming to the Lincoln Center Festival for five performances this summer (July 28-31...

Turkish delight

3 weeks agoArts : Night and Day

I’ve seen some people saying that English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire is so out-of-date it’s risible to see it staged… The post Turkish delight appeared first on The Spectator.

The National's Bryce Dessner Scores Ballet The Most Incredible Thing

The National's Bryce Dessner is behind the score for a new ballet. The Most Incredible Thing premieres at the New York City Ballet on February 2. Based on Hans Christian Andersen's 1870 fairy tale, it's a collaboration with choreographer Justin Peck and visual artist Marcel Dzama. Show More Summary

From ballet to Batman

Seen English National Ballet's Le Corsaire? Swept up in the colourful fantasy of those costumes and sets? The man who created them is Bob Ringwood, the leading British theatre designer whose work has brought him into contact with Laurence Olivier, Katharine Hepburn and Batman. Show More Summary

10 things to do in the D.C. area during the week of Jan. 19-24

The National Ballet of Canada performs at the Kennedy Center, a new installation opens at the Hirshhorn and a winter-themed party takes over Yards Park.

A Five Star Swashbuckling Adventure From English National Ballet

4 weeks agoEngland / London : Londonist

Le Corsaire is a sunny pirate antidote to London's rainy January.

Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody Reinterpreted For 40th Anniversary

last monthHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody was the UK's Christmas number 1 in 1975. Forty years later, the song is performed by a duet from the English National Ballet, a string quartet from the Royal Academy of Music and Trinity Boys Choir, cut with archive footage of Queen's performance on Christmas Eve in 1975. YouTube link The Presurfer

Joffrey Ballet's 'Nutcracker' wins Goldstar award.

The Joffrey Ballet's long-running version of "The Nutcracker" has won the Goldstar National Nutcracker Award. Ticket discounter Goldstar said Tuesday that the Chicago-based show beat out more than 106 other "Nutcracker"-themed productions to win the annual audience-favorite prize, which includes...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” Breathtakingly Reinterpreted As A Ballet For Its 40th Anniversary

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," the surviving members of the band have partnered with the English National Ballet to create a dance interpretation of song.

Watch this elegant dance of triangles by animator René Jodoin (1966)

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

From 1966, René Jodoin's beautiful minimalist animation of a geometric ballet, "Notes on a Triangle." Jodoin, who died earlier this year, was founder of the National Film Board of Canada's animation studio. "Note on a Triangle" was only one of several films meant as an introduction to geometric forms. See more here.

Ballet Dancers Shred Their Way Through Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Queen's slow burn of an anthem "Bohemian Rhapsody." To honor the epic number, English National Ballet's lead principal Erina Takahashi and first soloist James Forbat performed an epic duet that...Show More Summary

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Reinterpreted as a Ballet is Absolutely Beautiful – WATCH

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Queen’s iconic hit “Bohemian Rhapsody”, the band has partnered with the English National Ballet to create a dance interpretation of the classic pop song. Queen also launched two other video reint… Read The post ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Reinterpreted as a Ballet is Absolutely Beautiful – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Racing presidents make appearance at The Washington Ballet

In 2012 the Washington Nationals racing presidents made a cameo appearance on stage with The Washington Ballet during their performance of “The Nutcracker”.

Which Racing President is most graceful? The Washington Ballet's Septime Webre weighs in.

Even though they fall down sometimes, the Nationals Racing Presidents will make a cameo appearance in the Washington Ballet's "The Nutcracker."

Love's Heavy Burden

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Romeo and Juliet" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 25, 2015 by Denise Sum copyright © by Denise Sum 2015 Following a run of Christopher Wheeldon's "The Winter's Tale",...Show More Summary

A Shakespearean Tragicomedy

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"The Winter's Tale" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 14, 2015 by Denise Sum copyright © 2015 by Denise Sum The National Ballet of Canada opened its 2015-2016 season with the North American premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's "The Winter's Tale", a co-production with The Royal Ballet. Show More Summary

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