Classical ballet

Michael Keegan-Dolan: “Classical ballet is not some kind of summit”

Once upon a time, across the Irish Sea, there was a dance-theater company called Fabulous Beast. Founded in 1997 by director and choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan, the troupe offered a magical blend of music and movement mixed with dark spirit and served with a beguiling Irish accent. Awards were won and hymns of praise were sung […]

Contemporary ballet

East Coast Contemporary Ballet will dance at the Darien Arts Center on February 14 with original works

Photo added The Darien Arts Center hosts, A Celebration of Love for the Arts, a new production by East Coast Contemporary Ballet on February 14 at 7:30 p.m. East Coast Contemporary Ballet arrives at the Darien Arts Center on Tuesday, February 14 with a performance titled “Celebration of Love for the Arts” featuring four original […]

Romantic ballet

Guide to the Masterpieces of Tchaikovsky’s Romantic Ballet |

Swan Lake is one of the most popular classical ballets and the first of Tchaikovsky‘s three ballets (the others being The Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker) which opened a golden age of Russian ballet. It is a romantic ballet in four acts composed between 1875 and 1876 and premiered on March 4, 1877 at the Bolshoi […]