March 4, 2015

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English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer | Judges Announced

English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer | Judges Announced Emerging Dancer Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre Monday 23 March 2015, 7.30pm Tickets: £10 – £20 Box office: 0844 875 0073   English National Ballet’s 2015 Emerging Dancer competition will be held at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on Monday 23 March 2015, hosted by Natasha […]

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March 4, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season Line-Up

Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season Line-Up PNB Box Office now taking orders for renewals and new subscriptions: Only PNB subscribers may currently purchase tickets to the new production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™.   The Nutcracker tickets to go on sale to the public on Monday, May 18. 43rd season single-ticket sales begin Monday, […]

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March 4, 2015

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The Hong Kong Ballet | The Sleeping Beauty: Cast Announced

The Hong Kong Ballet | The Sleeping Beauty: Cast Announced The Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for The Sleeping Beauty. Step into a truly majestic world as the dancers of The Hong Kong Ballet enchant you with The Sleeping Beauty, an eternal classic in ballet history. Perfect for the entire family, you […]

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March 4, 2015

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American Repertory Ballet will present Firebird: Diaghilev Revisited

American Repertory Ballet will present Firebird: Diaghilev Revisited American Repertory Ballet will present Firebird: Diaghilev Revisited at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg on Saturday, March 14, at 8:00pm. Before the performance, ticketholders can dine at Verve restaurant in Somerville for discounted prices. Firebird, part of The Theatre at RVCC’s Major Artists series, will feature an […]

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March 3, 2015

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Ballet & Dance Photography by Richard Calmes

Ballet & Dance Photography by Richard Calmes Today I’d like to highlight the work of ballet and dance photographer Richard Calmes. Calmes’ work has featured on Ballet News regularly, and his image of a pregnant dancer on pointe remains the most popular image ever published on the Ballet News facebook page. As a photographer, his […]

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March 3, 2015

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THE WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF BALLET WINS BEST SCHOOL, OUTSTANDING TEACHER AND GRAND PRIX

THE WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF BALLET WINS BEST SCHOOL, OUTSTANDING TEACHER AND GRAND PRIX The Washington School of Ballet teachers and students competed against hundreds of participants in the regionals of the world’s largest international student dance competition held in Pittsburg, February 13-15. TWSB won ‘Best School’, an honor reflecting numerous individual competition winners. The distinction […]

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March 3, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-2016 SEASON

BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-2016 SEASON INCLUDES THREE FULL LENGTH MASTERPIECES, TWO WORLD PREMIERES, AND THE RETURN OF SWAN LAKE FIRST NORTH AMERICAN COMPANY TO PERFORM MAHLER’S THIRD SYMPHONY BY JOHN NEUMEIER BOSTON, MA – Boston Ballet announces the programming for the 2015-2016 season at the Boston Opera House. The 52nd season launches with the emotionally […]

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March 2, 2015

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Colorado Ballet announces 2015-2016 season

Colorado Ballet announces 2015-2016 season   DENVER – Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs announced the 2015-2016 season, which will feature Colorado and world premiere ballets, a production the Company has not performed in 20 years, and the 55th annual production of The Nutcracker. Colorado Ballet opens its 55th season with the romantic ballet La […]

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March 2, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Promotes Juan Gil at Balanchine, Ashton & Nure

The Sarasota Ballet Promotes Juan Gil at Balanchine, Ashton & Nure During the Saturday night performance of Balanchine, Ashton & Nureyev, Sarasota Ballet Director Iain Webb stepped out from curtain bows of Balanchine’s Apollo to make a special announcement.  To hearty rounds of applause, Webb announced the promotion of Juan Gil to Junior Principal from […]

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March 2, 2015

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Atlanta Ballet to present the World Premiere of a ballet based on Tennessee Williams’ “Camino Real”

Atlanta Ballet to present the World Premiere of a ballet based on Tennessee Williams’ “Camino Real” This spring, Atlanta Ballet will present the world premiere of a ballet based on “Camino Real” by Tennessee Williams, the renowned playwright who authored such American classics as “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”. Choreographed by Atlanta Ballet […]

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February 26, 2015

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET PRESENTS THE 2015 – 2016 SEASON

DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET PRESENTS THE 2015 – 2016 SEASON * World premiere of large-scale new production Mata Hari * World premieres by Ted Brandsen, Ernst Meisner and George Williamson * European premiere by Justin Peck * First joint production with Dutch National Opera * Dutch premieres by Sasha Waltz and George Balanchine * Revivals of […]

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February 26, 2015

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English National Ballet | Modern Masters | Casting

English National Ballet | Modern Masters | Casting Modern Masters Sadler’s Wells, EC1R 4TN Tuesday 10 – Sunday 15 March 2015 Performances: 7.30pm (mat 2.30pm) Tickets: £12 – £45 Box office: 0844 412 4300   Presenting its first programme as an Associate Company of Sadler’s Wells, English National Ballet brings Modern Masters: Icons of 20th […]

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February 25, 2015

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Ballet + Weddings

Ballet + Weddings Today I’m highlighting a series of photographs taken at the John Marshall Ballroom in Richmond, Virginia, shot by Jessica Maida. This is a collaboration between members of Blush on Berry and Richmond Ballet, to highlight their production of Cinderella. Vendor List Photographer: Jessica Maida | Event Planner: Events By Elizabeth Palmer | […]

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February 25, 2015

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WAYNE MCGREGOR TO CREATE NEW WORLD-CLASS ARTS SPACE AT HERE EAST IN QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK

WAYNE MCGREGOR TO CREATE NEW WORLD-CLASS ARTS SPACE AT HERE EAST IN QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK   Leading international choreographer Wayne McGregor and his company will open a new world-class arts space in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2016. Studio Wayne McGregor – to be built within Here East – will be a home for […]

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February 25, 2015

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Scottish Ballet | A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

Scottish Ballet | A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE   Direction Nancy Meckler Choreography Annabelle Lopez Ochoa Music Peter Salem Design Niki Turner Lighting Design Tim Mitchell   Touring UK: Inverness, Edinburgh, London – March 2015 USA: Chicago, San Antonio, Houston, Pittsburgh, Charleston, Washington DC – May 2015 Three years after its world premiere wowed audiences across […]

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February 20, 2015

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GAINESVILLE BALLET GALA WITH BALLET SUPERSTAR DANIIL SIMKIN

GAINESVILLE BALLET GALA WITH BALLET SUPERSTAR DANIIL SIMKIN Gainesville Ballet Company presents a celebratory 10 year Gala performance featuring the premiere choreography of CARMINA BURANA by Artistic Director Rafik Hegab, and a special appearance with ballet superstar Daniil Simkin and his partner Ashley Bouder, Principal Dancer of New York City Ballet. The Gala, one performance […]

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February 19, 2015

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PW Dance & Sportswear launch new catalogue

PW Dance & Sportswear launch new catalogue It’s a New Year and at PW Dance & Sportswear it is time for a new dancewear catalogue. Following on from the success of PW’s Showcase Costume Catalogue & Sportswear catalogue in 2014, PW’s new dancewear catalogue is full of beautiful new designs, fresh colours, as well as […]

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February 19, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens March 14

The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens March 14 Tanya Howard, Evan McKie and Skylar Campbell Debut Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Having performed to sold-out houses in Toronto, London, New York City, Los Angeles and […]

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February 19, 2015

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English National Ballet School expands ballet classes

English National Ballet School expands ballet classes English National Ballet School is delighted to announce that from March their popular children’s ballet classes, ENBS Juniors, will be coming to Richmond upon Thames. English National Ballet School, official School of English National Ballet is a specialist training centre for aspiring and highly talented young ballet dancers […]

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February 18, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Man in Black with Chroma & Allegro Brillante & Carousel (A Dance) Casting Announced

The National Ballet of Canada | The Man in Black with Chroma & Allegro Brillante &  Carousel (A Dance) Casting Announced The National Ballet of Canada’s Winter Season opens with a mixed programme of The Man in Black with Chroma & Allegro Brillante & Carousel (A Dance), onstage March 4 – 8, 2015 at the […]

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