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Resolution 2018: TOBY/Barnaby Booth Dance/ella&co

Through <i>Episodic 86</i>, <b>TOBY</b> provided a highly energised opening. With abounding strength and power, the female performers present us with an intricate …

Entertainment

Resolution 2018: Roisin O'Brien/Kaia Goodenough/Body Politic

<b>Róisín O’Brien’s</b> research explores two contradictory images of Donald Trump. Admired by some, criticized by many, the USA President’s personality has …

Feminism

Let’s Hear It For The Boys! Why Early Dance Education For Boys Is Crucial

<i>Dance teacher and founder of Different Drummer Dance</i> Katrena <i>Cohea shares her thoughts on early dance education for boys.</i><p>When most people think of …

Kids

Choreographer Jacky Lansley on her 'About Us' tour in 2018

<b>Jacky Lansley</b> is a choreographer, writer and performance artist who has been practising for four decades.<p>Her work combines visual and theatrical …

Ballet

Jean-Claude Gallotta, Artistic Director - Compagnie Jean Claude Gallotta, Groupe Emile Dubois

French born Jean-Claude Gallotta has been at the forefront of the contemporary dance scene for 40 years, having found dance by accident after falling …

Ballet

Calling all dancers & choreographers! Venice Biennale Dance Project 2018

La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale), chaired by Paolo Baratta, announces the new edition of the Biennale College – Dance with the launch of the …

Dance

Monsters in Ballet Slippers: Chagall’s Designs for the Performing Arts – BLARB

It’s the time of the year when you can hear the wind whistling through Los Angeles — not the sort of Didion-esque unsettling Santa Ana winds, but the …

Art

Ballet is giving people with Parkinson’s their lives back

<b>People with Parkinson’s are being given a new lease of life – through the medium of dance.</b><p>English National Ballet has been working with people with …

Ballet

Princeton Ballet Announces National Auditions For Summer Program

The Summer Intensive Program takes place in Princeton from June 25 through July 27.<p>PRINCETON, NJ — Princeton Ballet School, the official school of …

College & University

A fairytale in tutus: bringing Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty to Chennai

Ann Toner was 20 when she first took the stage as a ballerina. Now, her students at The School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance (where she is the …

Ballet

Eglevsky Ballet Presents "The Nutcracker"

Featuring guest stars of the New York City Ballet<p>BETHPAGE, NEW YORK --- Eglevsky Ballet, Long Island's premier ballet company and academy presents<p>its …

Ballet

Watch Misty Copeland, Robert Fairchild, Rebecca Luker Pay Tribute to Carmen De Lavallade at Kennedy Center Honors

Copeland and Fairchild danced to Luker’s glorious rendition of Jerome Kern's “Bill.”<p><i>The 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors</i>—paying tribute to actor, …

Entertainment

This Steven Universe-Inspired Ballet Performance Will Break Your Heart

One of the most fantastic (and terrible) things about <i>Steven Universe</i> is how, in the course of a 10-minute story, a single episode can take you from …

Ballet

Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker' promotes peace

<b>(CNN) —</b> Allegations of Russian collusion may have cast a spotlight on divisions in the political arena, but there's at least one stage where Russia and the US seem to be in step.<p>The Moscow Ballet is performing its "Great Russian Nutcracker" across the United States. It's the ballet company's 25th …

Ballet

5 New York City Ballet Dancers Reveal Their Best Backstage Beauty Secrets

Among all the festive traditions of the winter in New York City, from outdoor ice skating and last-minute shopping, a viewing of <i>The Nutcracker</i> has remained a quintessential signature of the holiday season. Soon, it will even be a Disney motion picture starring Keira Knightley and Helen Mirren! And …

Beauty

The Dancing King

<i>Instead of an iron fist, King Louis XIV ruled with his dancing shoes.</i><p>In 1692, a young French aristocrat visiting King Louis XIV’s royal court was …

American Ballet Theatre dancer resigns amid investigation

NEW YORK— Marcelo Gomes, a high-profile principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, has resigned amid an investigation into an allegation of …

Making a New American NUTCRACKER | Making a New American NUTCRACKER

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella is a strictly-fabulous sparkling spectacular not to be missed!

Matthew Bourne is a creative genius as he sets Cinderella in 1940s bombed out London with the ‘Prince’ being a lost and injured Pilot who finds his …

Movies

English National Ballet's Nutcracker is the "ultimate sparkling Xmas delight"

It wouldn’t be Xmas without the Nutcracker and the English National Ballet’s version is the ultimate sparkling festive treat. The luxurious …

The Bonnie Bird Choreography Fund announces awardees of The Bonnies 2017

The Bonnie Bird Choreography Fund has announced the recipients of The Bonnies 2017 awards at a ceremony that took place on 1st December 2017 at …

Dance Hub Birmingham announces recipients of first Artistic Commissions and Bursaries

<b>Dance Hub Birmingham</b> is delighted to announce the dance practitioners and organisations who have been successful through the first round of <b>Developing</b> …

SCOTTISH BALLET STRAVINSKY TO PREMIERE ONLINE ON BBC iPLAYER

Scotland’s leading dance company has unveiled its Stravinsky season which will be available to play on BBC iPlayer for the first time as part of BBC …

Five Dancers Accuse City Ballet’s Peter Martins of Physical Abuse

In 1993, Jeffrey Edwards was a soloist with New York City Ballet when he did something radical, at least for the company: He accused Peter Martins, the powerful ballet master in chief, of verbal and physical abuse, and reported him.<p>“I brought a complaint to the general manager, company manager and …

The Arts

Watch: Joburg Ballet performs rain dance for drought-stricken Western Cape [video]

Image Credits: Joburg Ballet/YouTube<p>The Joburg Ballet Company released their latest in a series of mini “episodes” called Bite-Size Ballet, this time …

Ballet

NYC Ballet appoints interim team during sex harassment investigation

NEW YORK — The New York City Ballet has appointed an interim team to oversee the artistic management of the company during an investigation into a …

18 Photos: Backstage with Ballet Des Moines for 'The Nutcracker'

Lead Angel Elissa Parton, 11, watches from the wings as Ballet Des Moines performs its annual production of The Nutcracker for students from area …

Delayed Bolshoi 'Nureyev' opens with director under arrest

A controversial ballet based on the life of Russian dance legend Rudolf Nureyev opened at the Bolshoi Theatre Saturday, despite an earlier premiere …

Opulence, enchantment and romance in Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty

<b>Sir Peter Wright’s dazzling production of The Sleeping Beauty returns from January to March 2018</b><p><i>The Sleeping Beauty</i> is one of the grandest ballets in …

One Dance UK brings dance to House of Commons

<b>One Dance UK hosted its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the House of Commons on 7 December 2017.</b><p>The event, hosted in the Members’ Dining Room, saw a …