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Review: Choreography Is the Star at American Ballet Theater

“The Green Table,” the antiwar classic choreographed by Kurt Jooss in 1932, has some years on it, yet with the right dancer cast as the Death figure and a stark simplicity of grimness, it continues to survive. Performances by American Ballet Theater on Thursday and Friday at the David H. Koch …


Bolshoi Ballet names new director to replace Sergei Filin, injured in acid attack

Makhar Vaziev will replace Sergei Filin as the ballet director of the Bolshoi Ballet early next year, the Bolshoi Theater announced Monday.

Filin, who suffered severe eye injuries and impaired sight after an acid attack in 2013, steps down in March. The Bolshoi announced in July it would not renew …

Performing Arts

“Circa Opus” Innovative Balletic Circus | Berkeley

Tired of all those mundane shows out there? Do you wish there was something that combined exquisite classical music with mind-bending physical feats? …

Edmonton's Citie Ballet starts season with new artistic director

This is the first full season for Citie Ballet under new artistic director Jorden Morris, but if you’re a dance fan in Edmonton, it is likely you …

Leonard Cohen

Review: Ballet Memphis Shatters Basic Rules

The climate that Ballet Memphis brings to the stage is unorthodox, peculiar, fresh and large-spirited. That company is visiting the Joyce Theater with six pieces, four of which were on Tuesday’s opening program. All four are odd; only one proves a complete work of art — Matthew Neenan’s “The …

Performing Arts

Charles Michael Davis Reveals He Takes Ballet to Prepare for The Originals' Fight Scenes

Marcel will find himself in "a little bit of pickle" on Thursday's episode of The Originals.

The show's latest installment, "A Walk on the Wide Side," reveals more about the Strix's plans for the handsome vamp. "There's a lot of mystery and intrigue behind it," star Charles Michael Davis tells …


Washington Ballet Managing Director to Lead D.C. Commission on Arts and Humanities

Arthur Espinoza Jr., managing director of the Washington Ballet, has been named the new executive director of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and …


The Therapeutic Art of Ballet for All Kids

Images courtesy Rebecca Elbogen

With raised awareness, more and more styles of therapy are being introduced to help people with developmental and behavioral disorders. Ballet for All Kids, in particular, uses the classical art form of ballet as art therapy for children “regardless of their abilities …


Charting the Impact of the Ballets Russes—From Yves Saint Laurent to Grimes

At the same time that post-Soviet models, street style stars, and designers are becoming part of fashion’s new establishment, there is a nostalgia for pre-Soviet Russia—or more correctly, a romanticized tsars-in-your-eyes idea of the vast, diverse, and now divided country. While the street-savvy, …

Yves Saint Laurent

The Ballet Is Always in Fashion: The 10 Best Designer Collaborations

Though each occupies its own cultural space, more often than not, the worlds of fashion and dance are intrinsically linked, with designers from Jacques Fath to Yves Saint Laurent looking to the ballet for inspiration—or conversely (and more recently), the ballet looking to fashion designers for …

Performing Arts

Worlds in Conversation: In Process With Arch Contemporary Ballet

I love to watch rehearsals: there's just something about seeing people process, collaborate, make mistakes, and work through them. So when Sheena Annalise, director of Arch Contemporary Ballet, invited me to take a look at her company's newest work Château, I opted to see it in progress, with all …


Ballet BC, Chor Leoni team up with Belgian choreographer dance set to live choir

For the first time in its history, Ballet BC. is putting its dancers on stage with one of the finest male choirs in North America.

Program 1 is a …

Entertainment (Canada)

Daily News from Korea - Kang Sue-jin to Star in Her Last Ballet

Kang Sue-jin

Kang Sue-jin will end her long, decorated career as a ballerina in the ballet "Onegin." She will bid farewell to the Korean audience with …

Ballet's hottest new couple go contemporary after being 'banned' from starring together

Sergei Polunin and Natalia Osipova are to perform together at Sadler's Wells, swapping classical for contemporary after confirming they are an item

Between them, they are the hottest property in ballet: he the bad boy who made his name as a tattooed, brooding prodigy and she the darling of critics …

UK News

Review: BalletCollective Plays With Wildfire

BalletCollective’s program “Invisible Divide” leaves a number of burning images in the mind, chiefly ones that revealingly illustrate modern masculinity. Thanks to the choreographer Troy Schumacher, the three male dancers — Harrison Coll (who has moments worthy of James Dean), David Prottas and …

New York University

19 Style Lessons Every Ballet Kid Knows To Be True

5, 6, 7, 8.

If you grew up in a dance studio, chances are you learned some crucial style lessons. Ballet kids know how to mend tights, use lipstick as blush, and work that updo. These skills, combined with a love of tulle and ballet flats, make for some seriously stylish bunheads.

Grande jeté down …

Pointe Shoes

Weekend Warriors: The 34-Year-Old Pro Skateboarder Who Teaches Ballet

Each morning before waking her daughters for school, Katherine Folsom gazes out her bedroom window into her family's backyard, as she dresses in her leotard and tights for another day of teaching her ballet students.

Under construction in her yard is a large skateboard halfpipe. It's for her three …

Performing Arts

Win tickets to a festive performance of 'Nutcracker' by English National Ballet

Get into the Christmas spirit with a West End experience enjoying festive ballet and afternoon tea at the London Coliseum. We've teamed up with …

The Nutcracker

Bolshoi Babylon: watch the trailer for the documentary about troubled times at Russia's celebrated ballet company


Real Ballet Dancers Fact-Check Flesh And Bone

As a lover of ballet and depictions of dance onscreen, I've been eagerly anticipating Starz's new ballet show Flesh and Bone. When the show finally premiered last night, I was a bit disappointed. It's on a premium cable channel, so naturally I expected sex and nudity. What I didn't expect is a show …



These 9 GIFS of Celebrities Dancing Will Make You Want to Bust a Move

When it comes to dancing, we're of the Ellen DeGeneres school of though: we never need a reason to get down, we'll take any excuse we can. And what better one than an entire day dedicated to shaking it off? Today is National Dancing Day, so we're taking a look at celebs who, like us, love to shake …

Celebrity Style

Saturday Night Live’s ‘Hotline Bling’ parody results in glorious Donald Trump dancing GIFs - Patriots


Saturday Night Live’s ‘Hotline Bling’ parody results in glorious Donald Trump dancing GIFs 11.08.15 | 3:16 PM


Watch the Patriots’ …

Donald Trump

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