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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MID-SCALE TOUR

April 27, 2015

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S MUCH-LOVED MID-SCALE TOUR CELEBRATES ITS 12th SEASON in 2015 Celebrating the 12th season of its much-loved mid-scale theatre tour initiative, Birmingham Royal Ballet continues with its policy of presenting its diverse repertory to the widest possible audience from 19 to 30 May 2015. The Company will once again split into two, half […]

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CAROLINA BALLET ENDS SEASON WITH DAZZLING DOUBLE BILL

April 24, 2015

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CAROLINA BALLET ENDS SEASON WITH DAZZLING DOUBLE BILL ROBERT WEISS’ CINDERELLA AND A WORLD PREMIERE BY ZALMAN RAFFAEL   RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet concludes its 17th season with the ballet company’s very popular Cinderella choreographed by artistic director Robert Weiss to the commissioned score of Cary resident Karl Moraski.  Also on this program will […]

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Wayne Sleep OBE to adjudicate over the South East’s finest young dancers in London

April 22, 2015

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Wayne Sleep OBE to adjudicate over the South East’s finest young dancers in London   The best young ballerinas in the South East of England are set for a competition final co-judged by celebrity dancer and choreographer, Wayne Sleep OBE. Following regional heats spanning seven counties and featuring over 500 local young people, Wayne Sleep, […]

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CHRISTIAN BROWN TO JOIN HOUSTON BALLET AS DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

April 22, 2015

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CHRISTIAN BROWN TO JOIN HOUSTON BALLET AS DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS   Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet is pleased to announce that Christian Brown will join its senior management team as Director of Marketing and Public Relations. Mr. Brown will be responsible for coordinating all of Houston Ballet communications strategies and overseeing the […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Closes Season With Carmina Burana

April 22, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Closes Season With Carmina Burana PNB closes its 2014-2015 season with CARMINA BURANA, a dynamic duo of repertory works. Set to Shostakovich’s galvanic score, Alexei Ratmansky’s crowd-pleasing Concerto DSCH dazzles the eyes and ears with its playful, propulsive energy and glimpses of storytelling. In Kent Stowell’s primal Carmina Burana, a grand-scale synthesis of dance, […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents its 2014-2015 Season Encore Performance

April 21, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents its 2014-2015 Season Encore Performance   Performance to include works by Balanchine, Duato, Forsythe and more! Featuring the PNB Orchestra.   ONE NIGHT ONLY! Sunday, June 7, 2015 – 6:30 pm Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   SEATTLE, WA – The curtain comes down […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Signature Duets

April 19, 2015

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American Repertory Ballet Announces Signature Duets on April 24 and 25 at Union County PAC’s Hamilton Stage for the Performing Arts Plus Accompanying Latin Dance Classes   RAHWAY, NJ – American Repertory Ballet will present Signature Duets at Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25, 2015 at […]

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON

April 16, 2015

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON Shakespeare’s Works are Highlights of 18th Season RALEIGH, NC  – – – Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce the lineup of productions for the company’s eighteenth season, the second half of which will be devoted to commemorating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death.  The programs will be performed in […]

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet announces outstanding 76th season lineup

April 16, 2015

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet announces outstanding 76th season lineup GOING HOME STAR – TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION EMBARKS ON NATIONAL TOUR   At Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet this morning, RWB Executive Director, Jeff Herd launched the 2015/16 season, the 76th year for the historic Winnipeg ballet company. The season launch event included an announcement of a national tour […]

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COLORADO BALLET JOINS 2015 VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL SEASON

April 16, 2015

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COLORADO BALLET JOINS 2015 VAIL INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL SEASON   Denver-Based Ballet Company to be Featured in Three Performances: Ballet Blast, Balanchine Celebration And Dance for $20.15   (VAIL, CO) – Marking its 27th season with world premieres, exceptional debuts, and captivating collaborations, the Vail International Dance Festival announces Colorado Ballet as a featured company […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative

April 15, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative $565,000 earmarked for research and development   Pacific Northwest Ballet has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation’s Building Audiences for Sustainability effort – a  new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences, […]

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Royal Ballet Young Choreographer, Charlotte Edmonds to be Genée 2015 Commissioned Choreographer

April 15, 2015

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Royal Ballet Young Choreographer, Charlotte Edmonds to be Genée 2015 Commissioned Choreographer   Rising choreographic talent Charlotte Edmonds joins The Royal Ballet for the 2015/16 Season for the first Royal Ballet Young Choreographer Programme and will undertake her first professional commission with the Royal Academy of Dance. Charlotte will be the Commissioned Choreographer for the […]

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The Australian Ballet | Ako Kondo is promoted to Principal Artist

April 15, 2015

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Ako Kondo. Photography by Justin Ridler

The Australian Ballet | Ako Kondo is promoted to Principal Artist Known for her explosive technique and beautiful quality of movement, Ako Kondo has been promoted to Principal Artist with The Australian Ballet, the Company’s highest rank. Artistic Director David McAllister made the surprise announcement on stage, following the performance of Giselle at Sydney Opera House […]

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The National Ballet of Canada| Retirements

April 15, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada| Retirements Keiichi Hirano, Patrick Lavoie, Christopher Stalzer and James Leja Stage Manager Ernie Abugov Retires After 42 Years   Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that four dancers from the company will be retiring following the 2014/15 season: First Soloists Keiichi Hirano and Patrick […]

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American Repertory Ballet announces “Dancing Your Way into College” On Pointe discussion

April 15, 2015

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American Repertory Ballet announces “Dancing Your Way into College” On Pointe discussion PRINCETON, NJ – On Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:15 pm, American Repertory Ballet will host “Dancing Your Way into College,” an On Pointe enrichment series event. This event will be held at ARB’s Princeton studios, located in the Princeton Shopping Center (301 […]

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Dutch National Ballet |Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella

April 13, 2015

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Dutch National Ballet |Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella London Coliseum UK PREMIERE Wednesday 8 – Saturday 11 July Performances: Wed – Sat at 7.30pm, Sat & Thu Mat at 2pm Tickets: £10 – £80 Ticket Office: 0844 412 4300 Dutch National Ballet presents a new interpretation of Cinderella, choreographed by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Christopher Wheeldon. Premiered at Dutch […]

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NATALIA OSIPOVA, IVAN VASILIEV, EDWARD WATSON and MARCELO GOMES star in

April 13, 2015

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Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev in Facada. Photograph by Cheryl Angear

NATALIA OSIPOVA, IVAN VASILIEV, EDWARD WATSON and MARCELO GOMES star in ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July 2015, London Coliseum   This summer’s hot dance ticket will be the ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at the Coliseum on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July, presented by producer and impresario Sergei Danilian (Ardani […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Celebrates Ballet History in 2014-2015 Season Finale

April 10, 2015

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The Sarasota Ballet Celebrates Ballet History in 2014-2015 Season Finale Honoring Vaslav Nijinsky, the Company pays tribute to The Ballets Russes SARASOTA, FL (April 2, 2015) –The Sarasota Ballet ends the 2014-2015 Season with a retrospective paying tribute to The Ballets Russes and the famed male dancer, Vaslav Nijinsky. The program featuring Michel Fokine’s Les […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2015 Repertoire

April 9, 2015

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2015 Repertoire   Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce the repertoire for its upcoming Spring Showcase 2015 performances, taking place from Wednesday, May 20 to Saturday, May 23 at the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto, ON. This year’s program will feature classical and contemporary works […]

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MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice Promises to Raise $1 Million in Support of The National Ballet of Canada

April 9, 2015

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MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice Promises to Raise $1 Million in Support of  The National Ballet of Canada MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice, The National Ballet of Canada’s annual fundraising gala, is on June 17, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. One of Toronto’s most highly anticipated […]

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