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PROGRAM 4 at San Francisco Ballet makes everything old new

San Francisco Ballet at Alexei Ratmansky’s West Coast Premiere Seasons San Francisco Ballet’s final program of the 2022 season covers a parcel of territory, like almost two centuries of ballet. Opening with the Bournonvilles The sylph dating from 1836 and generally considered to be the oldest narrative ballet in existence, and ending with Alexei Ratmansky’s […]

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet presents a tribute ballet to David Bowie in April

Complexions Contemporary Ballet, an “incomparable American dance company” (Philadelphia Inquirer), debuts at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with three performances on April 14, 15 and 16, 2022, at 7:30 p.m., at the Bram Goldsmith Theatre. The New York-based company presents two works by co-founder/co-artistic director Dwight Rhoden, including the West Coast premiere […]

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New Ballet 5th Annual FAST FORWARD Contemporary Ballet Announced at Hammer Theater Center

Fast Forward offers the opportunity for award-winning and avant-garde choreographers, local and from across the country, to experiment. Choreographers Amy Seiwert, Duncan Cooper, Marika Brussel, Mariana Sobral and Dalia Rawson create brand new works that push the boundaries of classical ballet. Set to music ranging from classical to live-performing singer-songwriters, this program will provide audiences […]

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The Columbia dance star has returned to lead the Columbia Classical Ballet season. After that ? | Culture & Leisure

The Columbia Classical Ballet Company will debut its final show of the 2021-22 season “Classic on Edge” on March 18. Behind the three distinct dances that make up the show will be acting artistic director Brookyln Mack, the 35-year-old dance star whose career began with the group. Just under six months ago, that was an […]

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‘Dance is but a reflection of life, and life is for everyone’ | Ballet Virginia combines classical ballet, diverse stories

The company puts representation and diversity first. Their next production will be Sleeping Beauty in April. NORFOLK, Va. — From The Nutcracker to Sleeping Beauty, Ballet Virginia brings classical ballet to Hampton Roads — and they bring diversity, too. Lydia Roberts Coco has danced and choreographed ballets for years in a space where dancers of […]

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Smuin Contemporary Ballet wraps up its 28th season with DANCE SERIES 2: PS FOREVER SMUIN

Smuin Contemporary Ballet concludes its 28th season with the dynamic program, Dance Series 2: PS Forever Smuin, featuring four diverse ballets from established dancers and rising choreographic voices, with performances in San Francisco, Mountain View and Carmel. Audiences will be delighted with the return of acclaimed dancer Val Caniparoli’s Playful Confessions, an inventive work that […]

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Ukrainian dancer stranded in Georgia due to war joins Tbilisi contemporary ballet troupe

Ukrainian dancer Olha Vidisheva, who found herself stranded in Georgia due to the outbreak of hostilities in her country following the Russian invasion, has joined the troupe of the Tbilisi Contemporary Ballet and will be featured in its upcoming shows. In an interview with the Georgian public broadcaster’s daily program Rush Hour, Mariam Aleksidze, the […]

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An Interview with Jillian Vanstone, Principal Dancer of The National Ballet of Canada

Jillian Vanstone (Photo: Karolina Kuras / Courtesy of The National Ballet of Canada) There were quite a few eyebrows raised when principal dancer Jillian Vanstone announced her retirement from the National Ballet of Canada this year after 22 years. For most Vanstone aficionados, there was still a lot of dancing left in her. However, his […]

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BOLD, BRILLIANT, BALANCHINE announced at Philadelphia Ballet, March 17-20

The Philadelphia Ballet announced Bold, Brilliant, Balanchine. Part of the Philadelphia Ballet’s 2021-2022 season, this program features three of George Balanchinethe company’s famous ballets, including Symphony in C, Divertimento No. 15 and the iconic Stars and Stripes, which the company will present for the first time in three decades. The program offers only five performances, […]

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Virginia National Ballet Snow White: Principal Dancer’s Farewell Performance

Provided by Virginia National Ballet Virginia National Ballet ends the 2021-22 season, its ninth season, with the revival of the very popular ballet SNOW WHITE, originally created by VNB in ​​2017 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Snow White, choreographed by VNB Artistic Director Rafik Hegab, was so popular with audiences in 2017 that it […]

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Boston Ballet presents five innovative world premieres, all choreographed by women

“It’s about identifying and cultivating talent,” says Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen. “We have made a concerted effort to provide access from the earliest stages…creating space for diverse voices and very different ways of approaching the art form of dance. It means an open mind to let the ballet go where it wants to […]

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Confluence Ballet emerges from the pandemic with its first theatrical performance | Dance | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Photo: Jeremy Kyle Photo Confluence Ballet Company presents Emergence When trying to launch a new business, the team behind it must take on various roles in order to make it successful. This also applies to the world of dance, or, at least, to the Pittsburgh-based Confluence Ballet Company. Of […]

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Future ! Originality reigns in Ballet Vero’s “Symphonic Dances” – 32963

Konverjdans returns to the area to dance with Ballet Vero Beach’s “Symphonic Dances” program this weekend. The program includes the “Pastoral Symphony” by artistic director Adam Schnell as well as a world premiere of dance by Camilo A. Rodriguez. Working with Beethoven’s grandiose Sixth Symphony, his so-called “Pastoral Symphony”, Schnell explores memory, reality and an […]

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Daniil Simkin and Daniel Camargo will join American Ballet Theater for the 2022 season

Daniel Simkinprincipal dancer with American Ballet Theater from 2012-2020, will return to ABT as a guest artist for select performances during the company’s tours and summer 2022 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, the artistic director Kevin McKenzie. Simkin will dance the role of Basilio in Don Quixote at the Metropolitan Opera House, opposite ABT’s […]

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Colorado Ballet Announces 2022/2023 Season

A season of five productions planned at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House Recently, Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs announced the 2022/2023 season at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with five productions, including Dracula, Nutcracker, Lady with Camellias, Cinderella, and Ballet masterpieces. “I am thrilled to announce Colorado Ballet’s five productions scheduled for the 2022/2023 […]

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Review: SF Ballet gleefully leaps into electronic complexity with ‘Blake Works’

The desire to show us how easily the flexibility of the venerable language of ballet can find its way into contemporary art may have inspired Helgi Tómasson’s final season as San Francisco Ballet’s Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer. The three pieces he chose for the second program of his departure, performed from February 3 to […]

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OKC Ballet pays tribute to former artistic director, ‘West Side Story’ choreographer

The first time Stephanie Pitts performed the short ballet “Variations for Six” she had an epiphany. “I felt like a real dancer. When I started doing it, I was like, ‘Oh my God, THIS is dancing,’” recalls Pitts, a former dancer from Ballet Oklahoma, the predecessor of Oklahoma City Ballet. The fact that the piece […]

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Virginia National Ballet returns to Hylton Performing Arts Center | Lifestyles

Virginia National Ballet is thrilled to be back with a full season at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, after having to take a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic. The company offers a fantastic season, with a wide variety of shows including The Nutcracker in November, Snow White in March, and three new world premieres […]

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Black Ballet Double Schedule, Barbican Theater

Black Ballet Double Schedule, Barbican Theater Black Ballet Double Schedule, Barbican Theater Therese Guerreiro A small company designed to showcase the artistic talent of dancers of Black and Asian descent, Ballet Black has gone from strength to strength since its founding 20 years ago by the indomitable Cassa Pancho. It is now an acclaimed and […]

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Tbilisi Contemporary Ballet prepares Bach Project premiere to launch series at Royal District Theater

A three-show program will mark Tbilisi Contemporary Ballet’s final premiere in the capital next week, with founder and artistic director Mariam Aleksidze bringing to the stage of the city’s Royal District Theater the first installment of the Bach Project series from the troop. Conceived by Aleksidze and involving the score of the Cello Suites by […]

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San Francisco Ballet’s “Program 2” features intricate choreography and celebrates the power of dance

There’s no better way to celebrate the unequivocal power of dance than spending a night watching the San Francisco Ballet. On February 3, audiences gathered at the War Memorial Opera House, eagerly anticipating “Programme 2” featuring Helgi Tomasson’s “Caprice”, Jerome Robbins’ “In the Night” and William Forsythe’s “Blake Works I”. The three-bill program pushed the […]

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Tulsa Ballet’s 2022-23 Season to Feature World Premieres of Classical Ballet, Contemporary Dance and New Work | Ballet

TULSA– The Tulsa Ballet announces its 2022-2023 season, a season that artistic director Marcello Angelini has designed to “kick the ball out of the stadium.” After a pandemic-shortened 2019-20 season and a 2020-21 season full of challenges from masked dancers and socially distanced performances, Angelini knew he had to create a bigger season than ever. […]

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The Zurich Ballet will present ‘Anna Karenina’ in Istanbul

The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and the Arts (IKSV) and the Zorlu Performing Arts Center (PSM) are preparing to bring Zurich Ballet’s production “Anna Karenina” to Istanbul as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the IKSV. The performance of Zurich Ballet, one of the leading ballet ensembles of contemporary times, will meet Istanbul enthusiasts […]

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Happy return to the stage of the SF Ballet

San Francisco Ballet at Tomasson’s threesome | Credit: Erik Tomasson To borrow a line from Simon and Garfunkel, “And here’s to you”, the San Francisco Ballet, coming back – hopefully – forever alive, after a two-year hiatus from COVID. The long-awaited opening night on Tuesday, in front of a vaccinated, 100% masked and screened audience […]

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San Francisco Ballet’s PROGRAM 1 at the War Memorial Opera House literally jumps for joy

The San Francisco Ballet is back – with a vengeance! The first program of their 2022 season ends with arguably the happiest 35 minutes of dance ever created, George Balanchineneoclassical masterpiece Symphony in C. On Bizet’s sparkling First Symphony, composed when he was just 17, the entire ballet is a delight, but it peaks in […]

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A guide to the final season of Helgi Tomasson’s San Francisco Ballet

Joseph Walsh (left) and Sarah Van Patten at the premiere of ‘Mrs. Robinson. Photo: Lauren Finerman / San Francisco Ballet February through May marks Helgi Tomasson’s final season as Artistic Director of San Francisco Ballet, concluding 37 years of leadership. Here’s what to expect in each program. Program one, February 1-12 The long-delayed world premiere […]

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Boston Ballet presents ChoreograpHER in March

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces ChoreograpHER, a female-led program celebrating innovative women in all creative fields, including choreography, music, design and visual arts. The program will include five world premieres from New York City Ballet principal dancer and choreographer Tiler Peck, choreographer Claudia Schreier, visual artist Shantell Martin, Boston Ballet principal dancer and […]

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The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami will present “An Evening in White”

This slideshow requires JavaScript. In the 19th century, a current of romantic thought emerged in literature and the arts, creating a new relationship with nature and exalting the ideals of purity and innocence. The ballet takes on a magical atmosphere where unrequited love, the moon, death, the spirit realm and the mysteries of nature predominate, […]

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The CUBAN CLASSICAL BALLET OF MIAMI (CCBM) Presents “AN EVENING IN WHITE”

In the 19th century, a current of romantic thought emerged in literature and the arts, creating a new relationship with nature and exalting the ideals of purity and innocence. The Ballet takes on a magical atmosphere where unrequited love, the moon, death, the realm of the spirit and the mysteries of nature predominate, thus the […]

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Patsy Cline meets ballet in Smuin’s DANCE 1 series

Smuin Contemporary Ballet kicks off the new year with Dance Series 1: Love Smuin, a diverse program featuring the first company of internationally acclaimed choreographer Gina Patterson’s poignant You Are Here, as well as two acclaimed works by the former choreographer in Residence of Smuin Amy Seiwert: a charming homage to country legend Patsy Cline […]

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Virginia National Ballet presents three world premieres

Provided by Virginia National Ballet The Virginia National Ballet is delighted to be back with a full season at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, after taking a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic. The company has a fantastic season, with a wide variety of shows, including Nutcracker in November, White as snow in March, and […]

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Gateway Contemporary Ballet will present a recital on Saturday | Local news

CLINTON – After an absence of two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gateway Contemporary Ballet is preparing to give its first recital in 2 years today. All dancers must audition to be a member of the Gateway Contemporary Ballet, and they sign a one-year commitment to dance with the company. This year’s member […]

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‘The Nutcracker’ Energizes Tyrone Brooks and Tallahassee Ballet Dancers

Artistic Director Tyrone Brooks celebrates his ninth season with the Tallahassee Ballet This year. This step comes right after another: Brooks turned 60 last summer. “The journey never ends,” Brooks remarks. “You are constantly learning because your environment is changing, your world is changing, the community as a whole and culture is changing. “ Holiday […]

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The return of classical and contemporary ballet

Tutus and tights are back. The same goes for pleats and entrechats, updos and dance belts. After a difficult year that saw 70% of its 2021 season postponed or canceled, the Australian Ballet returns to the Sydney Opera House for a very chic pre-Christmas rise. Featuring pas de deux from classical ballets and daring contemporary […]

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Return of classical and contemporary ballet | Canberra time

lifestyle, celebrity Tutus and tights are back. The same goes for pleats and entrechats, chignons and dance belts. After a difficult year which saw 70% of its 2021 season postponed or cancelled, the Australian Ballet returns to the Sydney Opera House for a very chic pre-Christmas elevation. Featuring pas de deux from classical ballet and […]

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Return of classical and contemporary ballet

Tutus and tights are back. The same goes for pleats and entrechats, chignons and dance belts. After a difficult year which saw 70% of its 2021 season postponed or cancelled, the Australian Ballet returns to the Sydney Opera House for a very chic pre-Christmas elevation. Featuring pas de deux from classical ballet and cutting-edge contemporary […]

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Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra to Present ‘The Nutcracker’ with Texture Contemporary Ballet | Events of regional interest

The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will present two performances of the holiday classic “The Nutcracker”, featuring the Texture Ballet School and guest dancers from the Texture Contemporary Ballet on Saturday, December 11 at 11 am and 3 pm at the Palace Theater, Greensburg. WSO Artistic Director Daniel Meyer will direct the performances. “We are delighted to […]

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Contemporary ballet theater Axelrod brings family favorite LES ROCHES NOISETTE to life

Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater (AXCBT) returns home to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center on December 11 to begin his series of “The Nutcracker rocks, “ a family favorite annual holiday tradition. This contemporary adaptation of the ballet was conceived by the artistic director of AXCBT, Gabriel Chajnik. Based on Tchaikovsky’s beloved sheet music, “The Nutcracker […]

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Axelrod’s Contemporary Ballet Theater presents “The Nutcracker Rocks”

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 11/19/2021 (DEAL PARK, NJ) — Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater (AXCBT) returns to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center December 11-19 for its series of “The Nutcracker rocks, a family favorite annual holiday tradition. This contemporary adaptation of the ballet was designed by AXCBT’s artistic director, Gabriel Chajnik. […]

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Axelrod’s Contemporary Ballet Theater brings family favorite ‘The Nutcracker Rocks’ to life December 11-19

(OCEAN TOWNSHIP, NJ) — Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater (AXCBT) returns home Axelrod Performing Arts Center on December 11 to begin his series of “The Nutcracker rocks, a family favorite annual holiday tradition. This contemporary adaptation of the ballet was designed by AXCBT’s artistic director, Gabriel Chajnik. Based on Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, “The Nutcracker Rocks,” features […]

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New season of Boston Ballet includes 8 world premieres

In two weeks, the Boston Ballet began an epic series of 35 performances of “The Nutcracker” in 31 days. In May 2022, the company will close its 2021-2022 season with artistic director Mikko Nissinen’s second version of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s work with “Swan Lake”. Between the great classics of Nissinen, the Boston Ballet offers eight […]

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Colorado Ballet’s Nutcracker Returns This Holiday Season with All-New Sets and Costumes | Press release

Editor’s Note: Press releases are provided to Yellow Scene. In order to keep our community informed, we issue certain press releases in their entirety. Alexander Roy by Rachel Neville for Colorado Ballet Colorado Ballet Nutcracker Returns this holiday season with new sets and costumes 27 Nov-Dec 24 performances presented by PNC Bank DENVER – November […]

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Ballet Theater Company’s Live Performances Return to West Hartford – We-Ha

“Falls” again in love live performance at the studio of the Ballet Theater Company in West Hartford. BTC resident dancers pictured with guest choreographer Derek Brockington in rehearsal. Photo by Tracy Dorman Submitted On November 5 and 6, at 7 p.m., Ballet Theater Company (BTC) will present its first live ballet show since December 2020. […]

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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 […]

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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

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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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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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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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 […]

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Cleveland Ballet in Summer in Vermilion – Morning Journal

the Cleveland Ballet will spend the summer in Vermilion, according to a new plan by the dance troupe and the Harbourtown Center for Fine Arts. The arts center, located in the historic city hall and performance hall of Vermilion at 736 Main Street, will host its first-ever professional ballet company in residence. HFAC president Jim […]

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Ballet Arkansas plans a show at MacArthur Park

Entertainment options in Arkansas this weekend: Dance — Outdoor Ballet Ballet Arkansas offers its first “Movement in the Parks” performances, noon and 3 p.m. Saturday at the MacArthur Park Lookout, 503 E. Ninth St., Little Rock. The new series, in partnership with Little Rock Parks and Recreation, features live dance performances at Little Rock parks. […]

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Tampa City Ballet will present INTERSTICES

Two performances will be presented on October 9 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Cuban Club, 2010 N. Avenida Republica de Cuba at 14th Street, Tampa. INTERSTICES – A Break in Continuity features over 25 dancers and musicians taken from “traditional” sets and introduced to audiences moving in and around the historic Cuban […]

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The National Ballet returns to Harbourfront in superb form

Brendan Saye, Svetlana Lunkina, Jeannine Haller and Miyoko Koyasu in ‘Apollo’ at Harbourfront Center with the National Ballet of Canada. (Photo: Karolina Kuras) The National Ballet of Canada/Mixed Program A, Harbourfront Concert Stage, August 25-28. (The show is sold out.) The first words that came out of Executive Director Barry Hughson’s mouth as he introduced […]

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The Vermilion Historic Opera House will become the Cleveland Ballet’s summer home

The Harbourtown Fine Arts Center and the city of Vermilion welcome the Cleveland Ballet as the first professional ballet company in residence. In late summer 2022, the 28-member Cleveland Ballet company will take the stage from August through September at Harbourtown Fine Arts Center, a nationally recognized landmark opera house set to undergo extensive renovations […]

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Ballet Theater Company Launches Resident Professional Company – We-Ha

The West Hartford-based Ballet Theater Company will audition potential members on August 27. Submitted After 22 years of providing high-quality artistic experiences to the Greater Hartford community, the Ballet Theater Company (BTC), located in West Hartford, is thrilled to announce the inauguration of a company of resident dancers for its 23rd season. of representation. Since […]

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Ballet Theater Company Creates Resident Dancer Program in West Hartford | News

WEST HARTFORD — The Ballet Theater Company is moving into its next phase with the establishment of a company of resident dancers. The company, which is a non-profit organization, has provided opportunities for professional dancers and performers in Greater Hartford since its inception 22 years ago. However, this is the first time it has offered […]

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Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater presents “Three’s A Crowd” at Holmdel

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally published: 06/29/2021 (HOLMDEL, NJ) – Dance fans will have to wait until fall to travel to Manhattan and see the return of many of the country’s top companies. In the meantime, the New York dance world is coming to the Garden State. Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater (AXCBT), […]

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The stars will shine in the classical ballet in the salons

By Bridgette M. Redman Contributing editor of the weekly Pasadena When there are world-class artists in an organization, giving them carte blanche can create stunningly beautiful works and breathtaking views. The Pasadena Civic Ballet (PCB) hosts two artist-in-residence – principal dancer Petra Conti and her husband, Eris Nezha, also a world-renowned dancer – who produce […]

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Ballet Idaho announces lineup for season 21-22

Ballet Idaho Artistic Director Garrett Anderson and Executive Director Laura Mulkey announced Ballet Idaho’s 21-22 season. After a full season of transitioning the art form to a digital platform experienced exclusively through a screen, Ballet Idaho will return to the physical stage beginning in November 2021, with The Nutcracker! The full season lineup includes the […]

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Things to do in Miami: Miami Cuban Classical Ballet at the Fillmore June 5, 2021

An annual gala is a tradition for most dance companies. Miami’s Cuban Classical Ballet is no different. CCBM will present its Classic Grand Gala on Saturday, June 5 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater. However, instead of a usual fundraising gala, CCBM will use this performance as a celebration of dance […]

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Maine State Ballet presents Neoclassical Gala after lengthy COVID shutdown

Hailee Willey performs for the Maine State Ballet. Courtesy of Maine State Ballet After more than a year without live performance due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Maine State Ballet is relaunching with neoclassical ballets ‘Britten’ and ‘Souvenir’. According to the Maine State Ballet, these “storyless” ballets weave music and movement into visually powerful pieces. The […]

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Miami Cuban Classical Ballet Presents Annual Gala

Miami Cuban Classical Ballet dancers perform in ‘La Vivandière Pas de Six’, one of the ballets to be presented at the Grand Classic Gala on June 5. Courtesy of Carlos Llano An annual gala is a tradition for most dance companies. Miami Cuban Classical Ballet is no different. CCBM will present its classic grand gala […]

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Westmoreland Ballet heads to St. Clair Park with an excerpt from ‘Sleeping Beauty’

The Westmoreland Ballet Company will celebrate spring with a show at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Robertshaw Amphitheater in St. Clair Park, along Maple Avenue in downtown Greensburg. The highlight of the performance will be “Precious Jewels”, an extract from “The Sleeping Beauty”. Four other pieces are also on the bill, including a special guest […]

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Tulsa Ballet announces incredible 2021-2022 ballet season with classical ballet, contemporary dance and new world premieres

TUla Ballet Artistic Director Marcello Angelini announced the 2021-2022 season at a virtual event on Friday April 23 live from Studio K in Brookside, a season he hopes will bring the company back to a sense of normalcy. “The past 14 months have been difficult for all of us in the community and globally, both […]

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Dance Revue: ‘Momentum’ presented by the Ballet Theater of Maryland

Earth, wind, fire and water…all the elements were there in the Ballet Theater of Maryland’s online premiere of “Momentum” from Prince George’s Community College’s tech-savvy performance center. Dancers stomped, dancers soared, dancers sizzled, and dancers flowed as naturally as a stream rushing down a slope. Add to that the patriotic red, white and blue flourish […]

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Oklahoma Festival Ballet to Perform COVID-Safe Mixed Repertoire Show | Culture

Oklahoma Festival Ballet will premiere this year’s performance featuring choreography by Gerald Arpino, guest choreographer Mariana Oliveira and faculty members from the OU School of Dance on April 8. The Oklahoma Festival Ballet, the School of Dance’s ballet company in residence, will give students the opportunity to perform a COVID-safe performance, complete with socially distanced […]

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Miami Cuban Classical Ballet to present “Jewels of Russian Ballet”

This slideshow requires JavaScript. The Miami Cuban Classical Ballet (CCBM), with artistic director Eriberto Jimenez, presents an exciting co-ed program at the Seminole Theater, 18 N. Krome Ave. at Homestead, Friday March 26 at 7:30 p.m. “Russian Ballet Jewelry” will highlight selected pieces from the most famous classical ballet repertoire of the famous Russian impresario […]

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THE ART OF CLASSICAL BALLET

Boston Ballet presents [email protected]: The Art of Classical Ballet, an approximately hour-long program featuring a curated look at the foundations of the art form with excerpts from classical ballet favorites recently filmed in the studio. The Art of Classical Ballet will premiere on March 25 and will be available until April 4. Subscribers will receive […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Announces 2021 Digital Spring Season

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 03/09/2021 (PHILADELPHIA, PA) — Pennsylvania Ballet has announced the launch of its digital spring season, titled Strength. Resilience. Beauty., featuring newly filmed productions of classic ballets, world premieres and principal solo performances. The season will pay tribute to the late Barbara Weisberger (1926-2020), who founded Pennsylvania […]

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Smuin Contemporary Ballet finds new ways to reach audiences

It simply cannot be overstated how difficult the pandemic has been for performing arts organizations. In March, when spring was in full swing, live performances were suddenly interrupted. Some companies have chosen to “go dark” and wait, hoping to be able to return to the scene later in the year. By the end of the […]

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Is classical ballet ready to adopt flesh-colored tights?

Recently, the first English National Ballet artist, Precious Adams, announced that she would no longer wear pink tights. With the support of her artistic director Tamara Rojo, she will instead wear chocolate brown tights (and shoes) to match her skin tone. It might seem like a simple change, but it could be a watershed moment, […]

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet’s Tatiana Melendez proves there’s no one way to a career in ballet

It is pointThe fall 2020 cover story. Click here to buy this number. JTell anyone about rising contemporary ballerina Tatiana Melendez, and one word is sure to come up time and time again: “Fierce.” And fair enough, that’s a perfectly apt way to describe the 20-year-old’s stage presence, technical prowess and determination to succeed. But […]

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Tbilisi Contemporary Ballet kicks off a new season with a premiere

A program of ballet miniatures and the premiere of a work based on music by the late composer Giya Kancheli will open Tbilisi Contemporary Ballet’s new season this month, as the troupe sets out to incorporate experiences of lockdown into their new creations. The season will open with an impromptu stage in the inner courtyard […]

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The original ethno-classical ballet from the San Francisco Dance Company will be broadcast this Saturday, June 27 during the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter

SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Presidio Dance Theater’s “The Little Lantern Ballet©” has been selected by the United Nations Association and the United Nations Foundation as the culmination event of the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of United Nations, the June 27, 2020. Presidio Dance Theater Presidio […]

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Compagnie C Contemporary Ballet: Pulse, Appalachia Waltz, Ominous Rumblings Of Discontent, Indoor Fireworks

David Van Ligon, Chantelle Pianetta & Jackie McConnell in Charles Anderson and Benjamin Bowman’s Indoor fireworks.[Photo by David DeSilva] From large resident and touring ballet companies to small start-up performance groups, Bay Area audiences are definitely spoiled when it comes to dance options. While large companies depend on a strong mix of classics and expensive […]

Contemporary ballet

Where classic rock and contemporary ballet collide

ON STAGE What: Ballet Victoria presents Ballet Rocks Where: McPherson Playhouse, 3 Centennial Sq. When: October 25-27 — Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets: $23.50 to $60 on rmts.bc. ON THE SCENE What: Ballet Victoria presents Ballet RocksWhere: McPherson Playhouse, 3 Centennial Sq.When: October 25-27 — Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, […]

Classical ballet

With a new season, Columbia Classical Ballet focuses on women | Culture & Leisure

Sarah Waters is the new Assistant Artistic Director of Columbia Classical Ballet. David Walker The new season of Columbia Classical Ballet arrives with a determined goal. This year’s lineup will focus on women’s productions, reflecting internal changes that artistic director Radenko Pavlovich said were a long time coming. “Well, to be honest, at the end […]