Classical ballet

THE CUBAN CLASSICAL BALLET PRESENTS ITS SPRING GALA “LE CORSAIRE SUITE”

The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami (CCBM) was founded by Cuban ballet dancer Pedro Pablo Pena with the mission to promote and preserve the repertoire, technique and style of classical ballet, as evidenced by the renowned Cuban School of Ballet . Now under the artistic direction of Eriberto Jimenez, CCBM invites you to the presentation […]

Neoclassical ballet

Dancers and programs announced for BALLET ASTERAS 2022

“Ballet Asterasis a gala performance featuring notable Japanese dancers from ballet companies around the world. The 12th annual performance will feature a variety of dancers, from up and coming dancers to top dancers, and will be a staple with a wide range of styles, from classical masterpieces and popular neo-classical pieces to performances by contemporary […]

Contemporary ballet

Missouri Contemporary Ballet changes name to Mareck Center for Dance | Central Missouri News

COLUMBIA — Effective July 1, Missouri Contemporary Ballet will change its name to the Mareck Center for Dance. The new name change was voted on by the dance company’s board of directors. A 2020 press release said they had come to the conclusion that using “Missouri” in the name “limited” the extent to which the […]

Classical ballet

Columbia Classical Ballet’s Annual LifeChance Fundraiser Helps Ukraine | Free time

In the latest move from Colombia’s art community, more support for Ukraine amid the ongoing Russian invasion of the country is on the way. Columbia Classical Ballet’s annual LifeChance fundraising dance event dedicates its proceeds to the International Rescue Committee in hopes of raising between $30,000 and $40,000. As in its previous iterations, the event […]

Neoclassical ballet

Pittsburgh Ballet plans ‘Open Air’ series, free performance of Hartwood Acres

Pittsburgh Ballet Theater “Open Air: a series in celebration of the performing arts” returns for the second year with performances June 9-12, at a new location on the Allegheny River along 19th Street in Sharpsburg. The company will also organize its annual congress “Ballet Under the Stars” a free performance scheduled for June 26 at […]

Neoclassical ballet

Christopher Wheeldon: ‘Most of the boys at ballet school were locked up, terrified that our parents would disown us’ | Ballet

On weekend in the early 1990s, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, 19-year-old dancer Christopher Wheeldon found himself distraught. He had recently moved from London to join the New York City Ballet. “I hadn’t really made any friends yet and I remember a very lonely Sunday afternoon at the cinema,” Wheeldon says. “There used to be […]

Neoclassical ballet

Paris Ballet will perform at the Kravis Center

Paris Ballet brings the enchantment of dance to the Kravis Center for its final performances of the 2021/22 season! The dancers of Paris Ballet – the prestigious Jupiter school founded by former international professional dancer Jean-Hugues Feray in 2009 – will present two end-of-year shows on June 11 at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at […]

Neoclassical ballet

Seven new dancers at Ballet Arkansas; the new season includes “Dracula”, “Sleeping Beauty” and a German-inspired Biergarten

Discover the seven new dancers of Ballet Arkansas: David J. Cummings, Sage Feldges, Celeste Lopez-Karanen (photo), Keith Newman, Layla Terrell, Andrew Przybylowicz and intern Andrew Parson. The ballet company announced the additions in a press release following a review of 900 applicants from 24 countries. He also announced a new season, with performances of “Dracula”, […]

Neoclassical ballet

Teenage dancer from Weymouth joins prestigious ballet company for national tour

A TEEN from Weymouth dances on the airwaves as she joins a prestigious ballet company for a national tour. Imogen Breaks, 19, a final year dance student, has signed up with renowned graduate performance company Ballet Central for a four-month tour of 11 venues across England. They will appear at the Bridport Arts Center next […]

Neoclassical ballet

The Ballet National de Marseille celebrates its 50th anniversary with a Parisian program

Some birthdays are harder to celebrate than others. The National Ballet of Marseille turns 50 this year, but since its early years under neoclassical choreographer Roland Petit, its history has been somewhat erratic. In the early 2000s, he moved completely away from classical technique, led by contemporary dancers Frédéric Flamand then Emio Greco & Pieter […]

Neoclassical ballet

Pittsburgh Ballet Theater presents a free performance at Hartwood Acres

The Pittsburgh Ballet Theater is pleased to announce the return of its annual Ballet Under the Stars show on Sunday, June 26, two months earlier than it usually takes place. The family event takes place in the Middle Road concert area in Hartwood Acres Park. The free outdoor event, part of the Allegheny County Summer […]

Neoclassical ballet

South Dakota Ballet debuts original dances in Rapid City | Entertainment

Journal Staff Tanya Manus Weaving together stories as varied as conspiracy theories and “Romeo and Juliet,” South Dakota Ballet will present its first performance in Rapid City, “Invisible Threads,” on June 16. Tickets are on sale now for “Invisible Threads”, which will be performed by professional and local dancers. The production will take place at […]

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Smuin Ballet brings vibrant dance performances to Mtn. View | Get out of

South Bay audiences should jump at the chance to see Smuin Ballet’s dynamic final program of the season, “Dance Series 2: PS Forever Smuin,” this week in Mountain View. The show debuted in San Francisco last month and comes to the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts for five performances Thursday through Sunday. The […]

Neoclassical ballet

David Hallberg joins the cast of Australian Ballet’s KUNSTKAMER, broadcast live worldwide on June 10

Broadcast live from the Arts Center in Melbourne and available to audiences around the world on June 10, Australian Ballet presents Kunstkamer, one of the most ambitious contemporary dance productions to ever appear in the company’s repertoire. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at www.australianballet.com.au/the-ballets/live-on-ballet-tv. Originally created for pioneering dance company Nederlands […]

Classical ballet

Joyce Theater will honor Pride 2022 with a queer reimagining of classical ballet

Dancers Cemiyon Barber & Taylor Stanley. (Photo: Marc Safran) The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced that it will honor the conclusion of Pride 2022 with the Joyce Theater debut of acclaimed movement artist Christopher Williams. Williams’ series of queer interpretations of renowned classical ballets will be performed at the Joyce Theater from June 28 to […]

Neoclassical ballet

Boston Ballet Announces 59th Anniversary Season

Boston Ballet’s 2022-23 season at Citizens Bank Opera House will include world premieres by William Forsythe and Nanine Linning, a pair of works by George Balanchine, the return of ‘Don Quixote’ and ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and, of course, the company’s annual Nutcracker production. “My Obsession” (October 6-16) will combine Balanchine’s “Apollo” and “Allegro Brillante” with Helen […]

Neoclassical ballet

Ballet Theater Company Stages ‘Up Close: Spring’ This Weekend

WEST HARTFORD, CT — Ballet Theater Company will present its second Black-box show this weekend, and it will feature contemporary, modern, classical and neo-classical ballet. Titled “Up Close: Spring,” performances will take place Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. at the Ballet Theater Company’s Rose and Nancy Compton Studio. The show is only the second […]

Neoclassical ballet

New English Ballet Theater announces summer festivals and shows

After a two-year hiatus, the NEW ENGLISH BALLET THEATER is back! The company, founded by its dynamic artistic director, Karen Pilkington-Miksa, is delighted to announce a series of summer festivals and theater performances in June and July. NEBT’s program is designed to delight existing and new fans with exciting new works, repertoire favorites and electrifying […]

Neoclassical ballet

Boston Ballet studies the “MINDscape” of dance

In 2016, Boston Ballet entered into a five-year partnership with William Forsythe which brought us “Pas/Parts”, “Artifact” and, in 2019, “Blake Works I” and the world premiere of “Playlist (EP)” . The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted that collaboration, but the program the company opened Thursday at Citizens Bank Opera House picks up “Blake Works I” […]

Romantic ballet

The St. Monica’s Ballet has received a financial boost from the province

The Premier of RailRoad announced Wednesday that the province is financing the development of the St. Monica’s Ballet’s campus in downtown Florida. The province contributes 8 million dollars to the RWB’s 29 million dollar campus modernization and extension plan’s second phase. Additional funding One government official said Wednesday that the RailRoad government would provide slightly […]

Neoclassical ballet

Westside Ballet to Introduce Culver City Dance Students to Russian Guest Artists (Escapees) – May 7

May 4, 2022 Five local dance students from Culver City are set to share the world-class wide stage with accomplished professional guest artists in their first spring performance since June 2019. Santa Monica’s Westside Ballet is going beyond its traditional realm to explore the week -end of Mother’s Day “New Horizons”. On Saturday evening May […]

Neoclassical ballet

SF Ballet program 6 motley wonders

As cherry blossoms blush and daisies soften in the sun, Bay Area spring offers a warm welcome to new beginnings. However, San Francisco Ballet’s 2022 season takes a tender look at the past as we approach the end of Helgi Tomasson’s titanic 37-year tenure as Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer. Tomasson’s reverence for the past […]

Contemporary ballet

Smuin Contemporary Ballet Announces First-Ever Intensive Summer Camp for Pre-Pro Dancers

Smuin Contemporary Ballet has announced its first-ever Early Bird Summer Intensive Course for pre-professional dancers. This four-day program, open to dancers aged 14 to 22, allows students to dive deeper into their art, learning directly from the artists of the Smuin company. A comprehensive course for dancers who have intermediate/advanced training, Smuin’s Early Bird Summer […]

Neoclassical ballet

REVIEW: Australian Ballet’s ‘Kunstkamer’ – Dance Australia

Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera HouseReview left on April 29 Kunstkamer is a large-scale work with more than 40 dancers which received its world premiere in October 2019, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Netherland Dance Theatre.and anniversary. A planned 2020 tour by NDT was canceled due to the outbreak of the […]

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Kingsport Ballet will pay tribute to its outgoing artistic director | Sunday stories

KINGSPORT — After 20 years with Kingsport Ballet and more than 60 years contributing to the field of classical ballet around the world, Valeria Sinyavskaya is retiring. Kingsport Ballet Company will celebrate Sinyavskaya’s legacy and achievements with several events throughout the month of May, starting with the Ballet and Bubbly fundraiser at Allandale Mansion on […]

Neoclassical ballet

Kunstkamer (Australian Ballet)

There are nights at the theater where the stars align to deliver an experience that exceeds all expectations. Friday night premiere Kunstkamer by The Australian Ballet was one of them. To say it was perfect is to do him an injustice. The ability to encapsulate the entire history and DNA of an art form in […]