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NYC Dancers: Everything You Need to Know This Week 11/13–19

Before holiday craziness arrives, take some time to see how far you’ve come with the goals you set at the start of the year and explore before …

Dance

San Francisco Ballet - 2018 Repertory Season

Our 2017–18 Repertory Season includes familiar favorites, classic fairy tales, contemporary ballets, and a boundary-breaking exploration of the …

Ballet

Is sexual violence being trivialised in ballet?

Criticisms of the portrayal of rape in two recent Royal Ballet productions highlight a problem that is deeply embedded within the art form<p>Love, grief, terror and desire: ballet can communicate raw physical emotion with an immediacy no words can match. But precisely because the art form lacks the …

Feminism

After her stunning choreographic debut, Joy Atkins Bollinger is back — and still thinking, 'Go harder or go home'

No one, not even Joy Atkins Bollinger herself, could have anticipated the reaction to her first major choreographic work, <i>Carved in Stone</i>. Ending in a …

Dance

How Robert Fairchild Bridges the Gap Between Ballet and Broadway With Brigadoon

NYCB and American in Paris’ Fairchild talks with former NYCB dancer Edward Villella about taking on Harry Beaton in City Center’s upcoming production.<p>…

Ballet

Dance to raise money for victims of the Las Vegas Shooting

Gifted Management Group, a local dance management company in Las Vegas, will have a “Breaking into the Business” intensive the weekend of November …

Dance

Dance Proms 2017 - An international celebration of dance, dancers and dance teachers

Dance Proms, a platform for aspiring young dancers to perform on an international level at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall, is the biggest youth …

Royal Albert Hall

The National Ballet of Canada dancers share their insights into 'The Winter's Tale'

Based on the play by Shakespeare, <i>The Winter’s Tale</i> is a story of loss and redemption, a meditation on love, jealousy and the nature of family. …

The Winter's Tale

The Red Shoes - impressions of Katrena Cohea

Watching Matthew Bourne’s new adaptation of The Red Shoes is like remembering a dream where you had a secret conversation with your soul about life, …

Shoes

Modern Dance Photography Project by Anil Bolukbas: Dancer Johnny

I think everyone would agree that dancing is one of the most beautiful arts. Perhaps, this is a reason why dance photography is so striking and …

The Arts

Ballet Now - First commissions announced

Birmingham Royal Ballet, in association with Sadler’s Wells, has announced the first three choreographers and first two composers commissioned as …

The Arts

Calling all choreographers: RDT announces REGALIA Choreography Competition.

Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT), founded in 1966 in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a professional modern dance repertory company dedicated to the creation, …

The Arts

Birmingham Royal Ballet's Penguin Café Mixed Programme showcases outstanding home-grown talent

To celebrate the launch of <b>Ballet Now</b> – an exciting ground-breaking choreographic platform created by Birmingham Royal Ballet and Sadler’s Wells that …

Books

Pepa Ubera and Josefina Camus — Ellipsis Land “powerful synthesis of experimental dance and enchanting visual tricks”

The essence of <b>Ellipsis Land</b> is the relationship between space, body and technology. Starting from this connection, Pepa Ubera and Josefina Camus …

InterAct

Birmingham Royal Ballet's "Aladdin is a magnificent, exuberant and lavish visual feast"

The Birmingham Royal Ballet brings <i>Aladdin</i> to life in a colourful and lavish visual feast – with diaphanous costumes, magnificent sets and grand …

Walt Disney Company

The Best Camel Coats To Shrug On For Bonfire Night

There are some styles of coat that are destined to become cornerstones of your wardrobe - the trench, the pea coat, the shearling jacket. But none …

Clothing

Ballet Victoria cuts ties with former Royal Winnipeg Ballet instructor Bruce Monk

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet fired Monk after allegations he took nude photos of underage dancers<p>A B.C. ballet company says it has cut ties with a …

Royal Winnipeg Ballet

This app is like Shazam for fonts

WhatTheFont is a Shazam for fonts — a designer’s dream.<p>The app is a mobile version of the website previously developed by MyFonts, and recognizes any font you point at with your camera, including a variation of similar fonts to go with it. It also lets you buy the fonts you find directly through …

Typography

Beautiful Black and White Photos of Ballet Dancers From the 1920s

In the 1920s and 1930s ballet was not yet popular in the United States, but American audiences were fascinated with "toe dancing." (This was a …

The Arts

Ballet British Colombia Artistic Director Emily Molnar - from principal dancer to trail blazer rescuing the company from bankruptcy

Ballet

How dance can unify us all!

Two fans of all forms of dance and filmmakers, Kyle Lau & Michael Bromberg from HopSkip Cinema wanted to create a project that shows how, no matter …

Amazing

Two programmes to help artists and choreographers!

One Dance UK announced selection for Scottish Dance Artists Mentoring and Choreographers Observership Programmes 2017-18!<p>Organised in partnership …

Dance

Rambert Brings Together Arts And Healthcare Industries To Discuss The Use Of Dance In Medicine

Rambert, Britain’s national dance company invites arts practitioners and healthcare professionals to Perpetual Movement symposium, a day of …

Digital Health

Boston Ballet presents Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker

Boston Ballet proudly presents the return of <b>Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker</b>, the cherished family-friendly holiday tradition.<p>Since its world premiere …

Ballet

Bolshoi Ballet superstar Svetlana Zakharova's new triple bill AMORE - watch the trailer!

Ballet

AMORE: Bolshoi superstar Svetlana Zakharova's new triple bill

Bolshoi superstar ballerina and étoile Svetlana Zakharova brings her new triple bill AMORE to the London Coliseum in November.<p>A towering figure in …

Dance

Diana Vishneva's CONTEXT Festival: celebrating contemporary dance

The astounding ballerina Diana Vishneva launches her CONTEXT Festival, celebrating contemporary choreography, kicking off in Moscow (November 12 – …

Ballet

Jasmine Vardimon - Pinocchio - "Compelling Performance by Powerhouse Dancers"

Jasmine Vardimon’s enchanting theatrical production of Pinocchio delights children and adults alike. On Pinocchio’s journey from lifeless marionette …

Podcasting

Prima Ballerina Mary Carmen Catoya on "Discipline, constancy, passion and love"

As a professional ballet dancer from Venezuela dancing in Florida, I first saw prima ballerina Mary Carmen Catoya perform the Sugar Plum Fairy in</i> …

Ballet

Michael Clark Company...to a simple rock 'n' roll...song. "a cool pop tribute sensation"

Michael Clark Company presented a three act cool pop tribute to his mentors past and present set to the sensational sounds from Patti Smith, David …

David Bowie