News of Note: What You Might Have Missed in January 2021

Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month. Comings & Goings Australian Dance Theatre artistic director Garry Stewart will step down at the end of 2021. Christine Windsor has retired from Sarasota Ballet after 14 seasons. Bashaun Williams will leave Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company at […]

News of Note: What You Might Have Missed in December 2019

Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings Bradley Shelver has been appointed artistic director of the newly formed Brooklyn Festival Dance Company. Hanna Kiel has been named choreographer in residence at Canada’s Ballet Jörgen. At Paris Opéra Ballet, Silvia Saint-Martin, Francesco Mura […]

News of Note: What You May Have Missed in August 2019

Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings At The Royal Ballet, Anna Rose O’Sullivan and Luca Acri have been promoted to first soloist, Romany Pajdak, Isabella Gasparini, Tomas Mock and David Yudes to soloist. Gary Avis and Samantha Raine have been appointed […]

Should You Try a New Ballet Technique at Your Summer Intensive?

Before spending a summer at Los Angeles Ballet School, Lillian Glasscock had never learned a Balanchine variation. “The stylistic differences, like preparing for a pirouette with a straight back leg, were at first very challenging,” says Glasscock, 17. “But it soon got easier.” Los Angeles Ballet company members were in class daily, motivating and inspiring […]

Sarasota Ballet Brings Ashton—And Marcelo Gomes—To the Joyce

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 […]

Livestream Alert: Watch Ballet West, The Sarasota Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet Take Class Together

This weekend, Ballet West is launching the first-ever National Choreographic Festival, bringing together companies from across the country to perform world premieres and recently acquired rep. Can’t make it to Salt Lake City? Don’t fret. We’re hooking you up with a livestream, where you can watch dancers from Ballet West, Sarasota Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet […]

A Sundance for Dance? Ballet West's National Choreographic Festival

A breath of fresh choreographic air is coming to Salt Lake City. Ballet West artistic director Adam Sklute has invited companies from across the country to join Ballet West for the first annual National Choreographic Festival, May 19–20 and 26–27. Over the course of two weekends and two different programs, premieres and recently acquired repertory […]

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