One of the figures at the center of the Bolshoi Theater’s ongoing shadiness, faded-star Nikolai Tsiskaridze, will soon be out of work: the Bolshoi will not renew the veteran principal dancer and dance teacher’s contract. Read more.....
The pas de deux from Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain© is famous for wringing the heart. Rose Mulready asked three dancers for their memories of performing it. STEVEN HEATHCOTE, FORMER PRINCIPAL ARTIST You danced this pas de deux as your … Continue reading ?
On Tuesday, Tuesday, May 21 from 8:00 – 9:00 pm, join Houston Ballet for a free Dance Talk featuring former New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Bart Cook discussing Jerome Robbins’s comic masterpiece The Concert, and Roslyn Anderson about her work staging Ji?í Kylián’s signature work, Sinfonietta. Both The Concert and Sinfonietta will be featured on […]
Jodie Gates — a former principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet who has since become one of Southern California's most prominent dance leaders — will become the dean of the new USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Gates is a professor of dance at the University of California, Irvine.
On Tuesday, April 16 from 8:00 – 9:00 pm, join Houston Ballet for a free Dance Talk in which the great American ballerina Merrill Ashley will be interviewed by principal dancer Connor Walsh about her career, her collaborations with the legendary choreographer George Balanchine, and her staging of the Houston premiere of Balanchine’s masterpiece, Ballet [...]
You may recognize the graceful limbs of David Hallberg, the principal dancer at New York's American Ballet Theater, from recent profiles in Italian Vogue, W, and the Times. After all, the same physical features that make for a great ballet dancer — long limbs, elegance, and perfect musculature — also make for a great ... More »
The Mikhailovsky Ballet kicks off its London residency this week. In its third appearance at the Coliseum (where it previously performed in 2008 and 2010) and with an impressive roster of principal dancers that includes Natalia Osipova, Ivan Vasiliev and Leonid Sarafanov, as well as guest artists Polina Semionova and Denis Matvienko, the Mikhailovsky is ready to show us ballets [...]
Details about the vicious acid attack on Bolshoi Ballet artistic director Sergei Filin continue to unfurl after principal dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko's confession Wednesday.
The company announced that three dancers – Adrian Danchig-Waring, Chase Finlay and Ask la Cour – become principal dancers, and eight members of the corps de ballet are now soloists.
Principal ballet mistress Louise Lester and the female dancers of the corps de ballet have been very busy lately, preparing for one extremely challenging undertaking: dancing La Bayadère, which opens next week (February 21) at Wortham Theater Center. La Bayadère’s third act, the famous Kingdom of the Shades section, showcases 24 female dancers in white [...]
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Principal dancer Artem Ovcharenko seems to defy gravity as he glides through the air, then lands silently with a flourish of his arm during a rehearsal at Russia's revered Bolshoi Theater.
Here’s a beautiful short film of Carla Körbes, principal dancer at Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Ballet and former soloist at New York City Ballet. Carla was recently profiled in The New York Times and will perform next week with Pacific Northwest Ballet at NY … Continue reading ?
New York City Ballet’s winter season is celebrating the music of Tschaikovsky. The Balanchine triple bill performed last Wednesday included a personal favorite, Serenade, which also happened to mark the return of principal dancer Sara Mearns after a nearly year-long … Continue reading ?
When Brigitte Lefèvre retires in 2014, tradition will be in the hands of Mr. Millepied, the 35-year old choreographer and former New York City Ballet principal dancer.
On May 18, she will dance Tatiana in "Onegin" at the Metropolitan Opera House.
The awesome Alice Pennefather shares with us her latest batch of images, taken at the general rehearsal for the Royal Ballet’s most recent triple bill, which marked principal dancer – and new mom! – Mara Galeazzi‘s return to the stage. (Click on thumbnails to enlarge & see as slideshow) All Photos: © Alice Pennefather, courtesy [...]
English National Ballet's artistic director and principal dancer 'controlled and audacious' as Princess Aurora Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 07:49 ON Tue 15 Jan 2013 What you need to know The English National Ballet's production of The Sleeping Beauty has opened at the London Coliseum. Show More Summary
The last two weeks of NYCB's The Nutcracker can be unusually exciting because Peter Martins often casts several deserving corps dancers in meaty principal roles. These opportunities are meaningful beyond words for the dancers -- many of whom incorrectly assume...
Dancer(s): Amy Fote and Artists of Houston Ballet; Photo: Amitava Sarkar On Friday, November 30, 2012, Houston Ballet presents its ninth annual Jubilee of Dance: A Tribute to Amy Fote, a special one-night only performance showcasing the talent and artistry of the company dancers in a program of high-energy excerpts from signature works and beloved [...]