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Dutch National Ballet | DAVID DAWSON APPOINTED ASSOCIATE ARTIST

November 25, 2014

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David Dawson by Patrick Wamsganz

Dutch National Ballet | DAVID DAWSON APPOINTED ASSOCIATE ARTIST The internationally renowned choreographer David Dawson will be appointed Associate Artist of Dutch National Ballet on 1 January 2015. The appointment is for the period 2015 -2020. The company will thus enter into intensive collaboration with Dawson, who is internationally acclaimed as one of the major […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker Casting

November 21, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker  Debuts by Evan McKie and Emma Hawes Shows Before Christmas Selling Out Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced principal casting for The Nutcracker. Performances before Christmas are selling out for Toronto’s favourite holiday tradition. Principal Dancer Evan McKie makes his company […]

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Houston Ballet Kicks Off The Holiday Season With FREE Wortham Theater Center Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 21, 2014

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Wortham Tree Lighting Ceremony

Houston Ballet Kicks Off The Holiday Season With FREE Wortham Theater Center Tree Lighting Ceremony  Costumed characters from Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker Greet the Public in Event Sponsored by Houston First Corporation, Houston Public Media, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera   HOUSTON — On Wednesday, November 26 from 11:00 AM-12:30 PM, the holiday season will […]

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The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the ultimate Romantic ballet

November 21, 2014

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Madeleine Eastoe as Giselle. photo by Dan Boud

An ethereal masterpiece: The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the ultimate Romantic ballet One of the world’s most heart-rending classics and oldest ballets in repertoire history will sweep audiences off their feet when The Australian Ballet returns in 2015 with the Romantic blockbuster, Giselle. Maina Gielgud’s critically acclaimed production will return for the first […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET TO MAKE HISTORIC DEBUT OF SWAN LAKE WITH RENOWNED BALLERINA MISTY COPELAND

November 19, 2014

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Brooklyn Mack and Misty Copeland by Theo Kossenas

THE WASHINGTON BALLET TO MAKE HISTORIC DEBUT OF SWAN LAKE WITH RENOWNED BALLERINA MISTY COPELAND AND PREMIERE OF PARTNERSHIP WITH EVERMAY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) will lift the curtain in April 2015 with a series of firsts during its upcoming production of Swan Lake, including the U.S. premiere of star […]

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS THE FINAL SEASON OF THE NUTCRACKER

November 18, 2014

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET PRESENTS THE FINAL SEASON OF THE NUTCRACKER Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Kent Stowell Scenic and Costume Design: Maurice Sendak Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli Stowell/Sendak Premiere: December 13, 1983, PNB   November 28 – December 28, 2014 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street at Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109   […]

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS MAKE GUEST APPEARANCES WITH THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET

November 15, 2014

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Ballet: Giselle

HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS MAKE GUEST APPEARANCES WITH THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET   Karina Gonzalez and Connor Walsh Travel to Australia to Dance Leading Roles in Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère     Houston Ballet Principal Dancers Karina Gonzalez and Connor Walsh will travel to Sydney, Australia to perform the leads roles of Nikiya and Solar in Houston Ballet […]

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Awards Scholarships

November 15, 2014

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RWB SCHOOL AWARDS OVER 50 SCHOLARSHIPS Nine Winnipeg dancers among scholarship winners Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division recognized the talent and dedication of current students this week at RWB School’s annual Scholarship Presentation Evening on November 13. Students from across Canada and around the world were presented scholarships and awards to support their […]

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet WELCOMES NEW GUEST ARTIST

November 13, 2014

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet WELCOMES NEW GUEST ARTIST Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet is thrilled to welcome international talent Maksim Chukaryov, who will be joining the RWB as a Guest Artist for its performances of Nutcracker and Swan Lake. Chukaryov attended the Tallinn Ballet School (Estonia), and joined the Estonian National Ballet upon completing his training in […]

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RICHMOND BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER

November 13, 2014

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RICHMOND BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER A Holiday Favorite Returns to the Carpenter Theatre December 19-28, amid a Special Anniversary Year   RICHMOND, VA – A beloved holiday tradition returns to Richmond, when Dominion Resources presents Richmond Ballet’s The Nutcracker, December 19-28, 2014 at the historic Carpenter Theatre. ­­­­­ With choreography by Stoner Winslett, Richmond Ballet’s […]

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HOUSTON BALLET AND HOUSTON CINEMA ARTS FESTIVAL PRESENT THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF SONS DE L’AME

November 12, 2014

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Sons de L'ame - Houston Ballet Collado Casady

HOUSTON BALLET AND HOUSTON CINEMA ARTS FESTIVAL PRESENT THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF SONS DE L’AME (SOUNDS OF THE SOUL)    HOUSTON, TEXAS – On November 16, 2014, Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2014 and Houston Ballet will present the American premiere of the documentary dance performance film Sons de L’âme (“Sounds of the Soul”) choreographed by Houston Ballet Artistic […]

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Ardani Artists presents the UK Premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge

November 12, 2014

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Ardani Artists presents the UK Premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge 14th, 16th & 18th April 2015, London Coliseum   Ardani Artists is proud to present the UK premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge at the London Coliseum for just three performances, 14th 16th and 18th April 2015. A star of the Mariinsky […]

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The Australian Ballet’s Cinderella sweeps the 2014 Australian Dance Awards; new production and star ballerina named top in their categories

November 10, 2014

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Leanne Stojmenov and Daniel Gaudiello in Cinderella. Photo by Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s Cinderella sweeps the 2014 Australian Dance Awards;  new production and star ballerina named top in their categories The Australian Ballet was honoured to receive awards in two categories at the Australian Dance Awards, presented by Ausdance NSW in a gala ceremony at the Sydney Opera House last night. The prize for Outstanding […]

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Queensland Ballet | Emilio Pavan leaps into Junior Soloist role

November 10, 2014

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Emilio Pavan leaps into Junior Soloist role As soon as the curtain went down on Queensland Ballet’s free performance of Coppélia at Riverstage last night, Artistic Director Li Cunxin announced the promotion of Emilio Pavan to Junior Soloist. Mr Li is thrilled to share the news. “Emilio is a wonderful dancer. He is a strong […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Manon/Marcelo Gomes/James Whiteside + Photography Exhibit

November 8, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Manon/Marcelo Gomes/James Whiteside + Photography Exhibit Kenneth MacMillan’s  Manon  Marcelo Gomes and  James Whiteside Appear as Guest Artists Photography Exhibit by Aleksandar Antonijevic Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancers Marcelo Gomes and James Whiteside will perform in […]

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Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Announces Alumna Alecia Good-Boresow as School Principal

November 7, 2014

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Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Announces Alumna Alecia Good-Boresow as School Principal Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) CEO Nicholas Ade today announced the appointment of Alecia Good-Boresow as CPYB’s new school principal, effective immediately. The founder and former director of the Kansas City Youth Ballet, Alecia Good-Boresow has been teaching for more than four years on […]

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CHRISTOPHER BARRON TO STAND DOWN AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET

November 6, 2014

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CHRISTOPHER BARRON TO STAND DOWN AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET   Christopher Barron, Chief Executive of Birmingham Royal Ballet since 2005, has announced that he will stand down from the position after the current season in July 2015.   Mr. Barron said, “These have been ten wonderful years with a great company. I […]

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Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Names Nicholas Ade New CEO

November 6, 2014

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Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Names Nicholas Ade New CEO Hugh Aberman, board president, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, announced today that Nicholas Ade has been named the ballet school’s next CEO, effective immediately. Ade, 38, joined CPYB in 2012 as school principal and has been serving as interim executive director since August of this year. As […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS 10 YEARS OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S THE NUTCRACKER

November 6, 2014

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS 10 YEARS OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S THE NUTCRACKER The Washington Ballet Celebrates its Perennial ‘Must-See’ Holiday Production at The Warner Theatre – a Washingtonian Inspired Classic!   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) will celebrate its presentation of Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker at the historic Warner Theatre in Washington, DC, December […]

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American Repertory Ballet Announces its 2014 Annual Nutcracker Season

November 5, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet Announces its 2014 Annual Nutcracker Season PRINCETON, NJ – American Repertory Ballet’s 2014 Nutcracker Season will run November 22 through December 21 at venues across New Jersey: Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway, McCarter Theatre in Princeton, Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan, and State Theatre […]

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