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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 …

Ballet

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 …

South Africa

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 …

New York City Ballet

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 …

Ballet

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 …

Ballet

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 …

Ballet

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 …

Brexit

balletLORENT's family fairytale Rumpelstiltskin on film!

<b>ballet</b>LORENT has captured its full-length fairytale work <i>Rumpelstiltskin</i> on film and it will be available from Friday 8 December 2017 at 6pm BST on …

Facebook Live

Sergei Polunin's Project Satori presents a mixed programme filled with stellar dancers

It was to much anticipation that the curtain raised on Sergei Polunin’s Project Satori, the creative vision of the former Royal Ballet dancer whose …

Royal Ballet

Resolution - the UK’s biggest dance festival for emerging artists - is back for the 29th year at The Place, London

London’s boldest dance theatre announces the line-up for the 29th edition of <b>Resolution</b> <b>Festival</b> which runs from Friday 12 January to Friday 23 …

Dance

First Look: Rehearsal Images for Project Polunin's SATORI with Natalia Osipova

Buddhism

The National Ballet of Canada: ‘The Winter’s Tale’ in 100 seconds

Wonderful News<p>en_US<p>article<p>Combining elements of fairy tale, comedy, tragedy and fantasy, the WInter's Tale is one of the most inventive and touching …

Ballet

Ballet British Columbia Artistic Director Emily Molnar - the ballerina who saved the company from bankruptcy

Ballet British Columbia, Canada’s leading contemporary dance company, is heading to the UK for their first tour in 2018.<p>Founded in 1986, Ballet …

Ballet

Swan Lake/Loch na hEala by Michael Keegan-Dolan & Teaċ Daṁsa

Drawing inspiration from folk tales and one of the most famous classical ballets, Irish choreographer and Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Michael …

Ballet

Call out for writers to take part in Resolution Review 2018

<b>Do you write about dance? Are you looking for somewhere to have your reviews published?</b><p><b>Resolution Review</b> is part of the UK’s biggest dance festival …

Communicate

Project Polunin’s “Satori” casting announced!

Sergei Polunin is delighted to announce full casting for Project Polunin’s SATORI, which will play a limited season at the London Coliseum from <b>5 to</b> …

Performing Arts

Help English National Ballet create a new work by William Forsythe – starting next week

Help English National Ballet to create a new masterpiece!<p>The Big Give Christmas Challenge is here once again and this time we need your help to …

Ballet

The Bolshoi Ballet's cinema screening of The Nutcracker

As part of the 2017/18 <b>Bolshoi Ballet</b> in cinema season the company presents the quintessential Christmas ballet, <i>The Nutcracker.</i> A festive tradition …

Ballet

Sergei Polunin Hosts Special Mixed Programme For Children & Adults

Sergei Polunin is delighted to announce he will host a special mixed programme at the London Coliseum in a matinée performance <b>on Sunday 10 December</b>, …

Viral

Rambert Announces Rambert2 And Opens Worldwide Talent Search

Britain’s leading contemporary dance company is inviting the world’s finest early-career dancers to join Rambert2, a new wing of the company designed …

Performing Arts

Big Give Christmas Challenge: Help Make a Difference to Dancers' Wellbeing

Help to provide access to timely, affordable, specialist healthcare for all dancers and dance teachers, by donating to National Institute of Dance …

Physiology

Birmingham Royal Ballet principal dancer Iain Mackay to leave company after 18 years

<b>Iain Mackay has been appointed Artistic Director of Yorkshire Ballet Summer School and gives his final performance with Birmingham Royal Ballet in</b> …

Ballet

Gianluca Vincentini, curator of the last edition of Wild Card

Wild Card is a unique opportunity for new generation of dance-makers to curate special evenings and present works from emerging choreographers and …

Ballet

Royal Ballet's Valentino Zucchetti on casting and dancing in Sergei Polunin's 'Project Satori'

Infamous Ukrainian ballet dancer and ex-Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin who has been branded the ‘bad boy of ballet’ for famously walking out …

Ballet

Theatre Firsts: Star of New York City Ballet’s The Nutcracker Tiler Peck Shares Her First Moment As the Sugar Plum Fairy

Having danced Balanchine, Robbins, Stroman, Wheeldon, and more, the award-winning principal dancer reveals the first time she felt like a true …

Ballet

Svetlana Zakharova the Supernova Bolshoi Ballerina illuminates 'AMORE'

Svetlana Zakharova is a supernova ballerina, a breathtaking and explosive Bolshoi star who illuminates the stage with her extraordinary artistry and …

Illustration

13 Choreographers Every Broadway Fan Should Know

From Bob Fosse to Jerry Mitchell, these are the Broadway choreographers every theatre aficionado must know.<p>You may have some favorite numbers from …

T.S. Eliot

Pennsylvania Ballet names Shelly Power next executive director

After a five-month search, Pennsylvania Ballet has found its next executive director in Switzerland. Shelly Power, 61, artistic director and CEO of …

Philadelphia

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 …