Neoclassical ballet

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 […]

Contemporary ballet

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 […]

Neoclassical ballet

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 […]

Contemporary ballet

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 […]

Contemporary ballet

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 […]

Contemporary ballet

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 […]