Christopher Wheeldon’s latest work is a retelling of Mexican author Laura Esquivel’s magical-realist novel Like Water for Chocolate, portraying the intense, doomed love between Pedro and Tita, a young woman who pours her unrequited emotions into her cooking.
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings Alejandro Cerrudo has been named Pacific Northwest Ballet’s first resident choreographer. Kyle Davis has been promoted to principal. Paris Opéra Ballet étoile Eleonora Abbagnato will give her final performance May 18. Manuel Legris has been […]
There are two phases of everyone’s life: before seeing Cats and after seeing Cats. Starting today, with the release of a new film version of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s hit musical, millions of viewers will enter into this second phase of life, and a new generation of people with “Memory” stuck in their head will arise. […]
Calling all Cats fans! If you live near Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh, Nashville or Greenville, we’d love to treat you to a sneak peak of the Cats feature film. In anticipation of the movie’s December 20 nationwide premiere, these five cities are hosting advance screenings on Tuesday, December 17, at 7 pm. We’ll get you in—for […]
Get excited, Jellicle fans: It’s almost time meow! We’re about a month out from the release of the new movie version of Cats. To mark the occasion, the film’s team has dropped another dance-filled trailer. The video offers further peeks at Andy Blankenbuehler‘s choreography—and at the “digital fur technology”-enhanced versions of the celebrities involved, from […]
You ever just wish that Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic production of Romeo and Juliet could have a beautiful love child with the 1968 film starring Olivia Hussey? (No, not Baz Luhrmann’s version. We are purists here.) Wish granted: Today, the trailer for a new film called Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words was released, featuring MacMillan’s choreography […]
Throughout 2019, the Merce Cunningham Trust continues a global celebration that will be one of the largest tributes to a dance artist ever. Under the umbrella of the Merce Cunningham Centennial are classes and workshops, film screenings and festivals, art exhibitions and symposia, and revivals and premieres of original works inspired by the dancemaker’s ideas. […]
Each month at Dance Magazine, we zero in on budding talent in our “On the Rise” department. Our writers across the country and beyond are continually on the lookout for the dancers and choreographers who are bound to be majors names in the years to come. With 2018 coming to a close, what better time […]