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Festivals, farewells, fresh works—the next month promises all that and more. Here’s a mix of online and in-person shows we’re trying to fit into our refreshingly busy calendars. Hello, Goodbye NEW YORK CITYBack onstage in its home theater at last, New York City Ballet premieres new works by contemporary dance darlings Sidra Bell and Andrea […]
Looking to break up your latest Netflix binge with some great dance? We’ve got you covered. Here are three performances we’ve bookmarked for at-home viewing. Beacon of Hope Hope Boykin Jerry Metellus, Courtesy Annenberg A year after her final onstage appearance with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Hope Boykin is only ramping up. This month, […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures from the last month. Jakob Feyferlik has joined Dutch National Ballet as a principal. Carlos Acosta has been appointed to the Board of Governors of the Royal Ballet School. Julia Mayer has been appointed executive director at See Chicago Dance. Amy Seiwert has departed from her post […]
From the outside, it seemed like the worst of New York City Ballet’s problems were behind them last winter, when ballet master in chief Peter Martins retired amid accusations of abuse and sexual harassment, and an internal investigation did not substantiate those claims. But further troubles were revealed in August when a scandal broke that […]
Gennadi Nedvigin is not the only early tenure director breaking out a new production of The Nutcracker this season. Sacramento Ballet The Sacramento Ballet on Instagram: “What is different about this year’s “The Nutcracker?” In the original E.T.A. Hoffman story of “The Nutcracker,” the narrative follows…” Amy Seiwert is putting her own stamp on the […]
Announcements about new artistic directors are always exciting. But Sacramento Ballet tapping Amy Seiwert to head the company just makes us all warm and fuzzy inside. Why? Three reasons: 1. This is a woman with serious talent who deserves the opportunity to challenge herself with a bigger company. She’s led her own project-based troupe, Imagery, […]
Hypnotic NEW YORK CITY Endless repetition can drive audiences out of the theater, but a gifted choreographer can make watching the same phrase over and over with subtle changes fascinating. Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is one of those rare ones. Four of her early works from the 1980s are coming to Lincoln Center […]