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The Boston Ballet takes off with a bang

In addition to returning to Citizens Bank Opera House for its 2021-2022 season of live performances, the Boston Ballet is also offering a virtual four-program package. The second of these will be “The Gift”, which debuted last December; it presents a modern version of “The Nutcracker” on Duke Ellington’s “Nutcracker Suite” from 1960 and choreographed […]

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Contemporary East Coast Ballet Performs Mi Vida at Darien Arts Center

The Darien Arts Center welcomes the premier of Mi Vida, the first full-length original ballet of the East Coast Contemporary Ballet. Performances will take place on Friday November 19 and Saturday November 20 at 7:30 p.m. at DAC Weatherstone Studio. Mi Vida, set in 1950s Cuba, is the interwoven story of six artists whose individual […]

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Terminus Modern Ballet makes a triumphant return with “Roam” in Serenbe

Legend The enlarged Terminus modern ballet theater performing at Wildflower Meadow in Serenbe. (Photos by Christina Massad) Credit: Christina Massad Legend The enlarged Terminus modern ballet theater performing at Wildflower Meadow in Serenbe. (Photos by Christina Massad) Credit: Christina Massad Credit: Christina Massad The first half of the current version still explores and contrasts this […]

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10 contemporary ballet choreographers who innovate in art

Throughout the long history of ballet, there have always been contemporary choreographers who have left their own imprint on the art form. “A contemporary ballet choreographer is one who honors and understands the history of ballet while finding ways to innovate and make relevant what is happening in the present,” said the Dean of the […]

Contemporary ballet

R&J Reimagined is an exciting contemporary ballet based on a Shakespeare classic

Yaoqian Shang as Juliet and Tyrone Singleton as Romeo in R&J Reimagined. Photo: Bill Cooper Birmingham Royal Ballet director Carlos Acosta shows his commitment to exciting contemporary dance alongside the traditional ballet repertoire with his Carlos Curates programs. As they prepare for the festive Nutcracker favorite, the October reunion season at Birmingham Racecourse featured Sir […]

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Cape Town City Ballet announces its spring lineup

Cape Town City Ballet will jump into the spring with a dynamic new program that will put a little spring into your approach. THREE DANCES pays homage to three of the world’s most famous male choreographers and includes the South African premiere of Robert NorthInternationally renowned TROY GAME, as well as Georges balanchinethe exquisite CONCERTO […]

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Boston Ballet announces ÜNI, a first digital dance experience that makes audiences dream | State

BOSTON, October 13, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Boston Ballet (“The Company”) today announced the launch of UNITED, a free online content center hosted by the art director Mikko Nissinen which features immersive dance films, unexpected collaborations from around the world, and virtual reality (VR) performances. With ÜNI, the Boston Ballet paves the way to […]

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Boston Ballet announces ÜNI, a first digital dance experience that makes audiences dream

BOSTON (PRWEB) October 13, 2021 Boston Ballet (“The Company”) today announced the launch of UNITED, a free online content hub hosted by Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen that showcases immersive dance films, unexpected collaborations from around the world, and virtual reality (VR) performances. With ÜNI, the Boston Ballet paves the way to uncharted territory and asks, […]

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Jillian Vanstone retires from The National Ballet of Canada after 22 years

Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Principal Dancer Jillian Vanstone will retire in 2022 after an incredible 22-year career with the company. Ms. Vanstone will appear in the After the Rain company premiere of Christophe Wheeldon, acquired especially for its farewell performances, from March 23 to 27, 2022. […]

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Tbilisi Contemporary Ballet to Launch New Production in Former Prison Space

The Tbilisi Contemporary Ballet is working on the creation of its latest work, a “multimedia ballet” involving experimental media and the troupe’s dancers, in a newly redesigned Tbilisi venue from a detention center to a contemporary art space. In the courtyard of the Alternative Art Space No 12, formerly of the penitentiary No 12 in […]

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Axelrod’s Contemporary Ballet Theater presents “Dancing in the Dark”

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 09/10/2021 (HOLMDEL, NJ) — Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater (AXCBT) presents “Dancing in the Dark”, an immersive dance-theatre performance celebrating the “world beyond”. AXCBT invites theatergoers and Halloween fans to a spellbinding dance party, inspired by popular horror classics. Each performance will include dance theater pieces inspired […]

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KNB will present a ballet inspired by Van Cleef & Arpels

Poster for “Jewels”, presented by the National Ballet of Korea (KNB) The National Ballet of Korea will perform “Jewels,” choreographed by George Balanchine. The state ballet company will take the stage with the 1967 ballet for the first time at the Seoul Arts Center from October 20 to 24. Ballet legend Balanchine, known for his […]

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Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater presents DANCING IN THE DARK

Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater presents “Dancing in the Dark” in October, an immersive theatrical dance performance celebrating the “world of the afterlife”. AXCBT invites theatergoers and Halloween lovers to a spellbinding dance party, inspired by popular horror classics. Each performance will include dance-theater works inspired by Marie shelley‘s “Frankenstein,” Bram stoker‘s “Dracula”, Alfred hitchcock‘s “The […]

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Ballet makes its groundbreaking debut at Saenger

Victoria Blakeley, a senior at Davidson High School, will star in Mobile Ballet’s production of “The Princess and the Frog.” She is the first black lead role in the company’s 34-year history. October can be considered Mobile’s own variation on Groundhog Day: if we emerge from our air-conditioned dens and aren’t drenched in sweat by […]