Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from November 2022.
With COVID-19 dominating headlines, good news has a way of slipping under the radar. But despite the uncertainty, companies and artists are still looking to the future and making moves. Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings At Boston Ballet, Tigran Mkrtchyan […]
We love The Nutcracker as much as the next person, but that perennial holiday classic isn’t the only thing making its way onstage this month. Here are five alternatives that piqued our editors’ curiosity. A Storm of Dancing MONTREAL Victor Quijada’s hypnotic style of gliding, floating urban dance has expanded into his largest work yet. […]
Without reference to a place or founder, the name United Ballet Theatre evokes a utopian vision for a ballet troupe. In his new Orlando-based company—which has a light launch and a debut performance this month—artistic director Joseph Gatti hopes to create a healthy work environment and offer prestigious programming. But can a brand-new company predicated […]
Sarasota Ballet is returning to New York City’s Joyce Theater with a batch of rarely-seen Ashton works. But the big news is that guest artist Marcelo Gomes will be performing with the company. Yes, Gomes is back performing in New York, possibly for the first time since he resigned from American Ballet Theatre in December […]
American Ballet Theatre just announced that principal dancer Marcelo Gomes, who celebrated 20 years with the company this summer, has resigned. Last Saturday, ABT learned of a “highly concerning” allegation of sexual misconduct by Gomes, related to an incident from approximately eight years ago. A press release from board chairman Andrew F. Barth says that […]
Some nights, you head home buzzing with energy. After last night’s Dance Magazine Awards, we were dancing with it. We had the privilege of honoring four legends of our field—Rennie Harris, Marika Molnar, Linda Celeste Sims and Diana Vishneva—in a ceremony that was filled with inspiration and beauty. Joshua Culbreath in Doubt & Dolo. Photo […]
We are back at New York City Center for The Red Shoes. Matthew Bourne’s sumptuous version sticks with the story told in the wildly popular 1948 film. I have to admit I’m not crazy about the idea that Victoria Page, a beautiful young dancer, must choose between work and love. Plus, it uses ballet, once […]