Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from June 2022.
There are two sides to Edward Watson, the mold-breaking principal who is bidding farewell to The Royal Ballet this fall. Wayne McGregor and Christopher Wheeldon, who have created landmark roles for him over the past two decades, both call him “shy,” and the 45-year-old agrees, describing himself bashfully as “quite tense about my abilities.” Yet, […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, plus notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month. Comings & Goings At English National Ballet, Gabriel Francesco Frola has been promoted to lead principal, Daniel McCormick to soloist, and Precious Adams, Julia Conway, Anjuli Hudson and Erik Woolhouse to junior soloist. Viviana Durante has been appointed […]
It might seem like the majority of the American dance world moves to Vail or Jacob’s Pillow for the month of August, but there’s plenty to see elsewhere. From Royal Ballet dancers appearing in an intimate New York City theater to a new musical based on a Disney animated classic, here are the shows we […]
Pale, intense and writhing in black slime, The Royal Ballet’s Edward Watson made an indelible impression on Americans on his 2013 tour. The Londoner’s extraordinary performance as the hapless insect-man in Arthur Pita’s ballet version of Kafka’s The Metamorphosis was as far from the English ballet’s celebrated lyricism as is possible to conceive. America’s next […]