A long-awaited world premiere, a festival filled with experiments, two New York City mainstays and a trio of new works tackling environmental issues head-on—there are a lot of performances to be excited about this month, and our top picks are just the tip of the iceberg.
Ballet didn’t take center stage for Boston Ballet principal Chyrstyn Fentroy until she was 18. Her late start, and the tenacity that helped her overcome it, would lead to an illustrious career with Dance Theatre of Harlem and Boston Ballet. With her crisp, clear-as-a-bell technique, radiant stage presence and spellbinding command of an audience, Fentroy’s uncertain beginning is difficult to imagine now.
November promises long-awaited premieres, from Andy Blankenbuehler’s latest musical to Wayne McGregor’s adaptation of a Margaret Atwood trilogy.
At New York City Ballet, Taylor Stanley is the resident shape-shifter, with an uncanny ability to mold himself to any mood or music. Now, the soft-spoken artist is curating a program for Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.
It may be winter, but there are plenty of premieres sizzling in the wings. Here are four shows we have on our radar this month.
Scroll through the Instagram feed of Rauf “RubberLegz” Yasit, and you’d be forgiven for not being able to define exactly what kind of dancer you’re watching. The way he spins on his head might remind you of classic break-dancing, but then he’ll balance in a headstand like a yogi as his arms and legs twist […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month. Comings & Goings Alexandra Damiani has been named artistic director of BJM-Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, succeeding Louis Robitaille in June. Sarah Sumbrum has been appointed artistic director of DANCECleveland. Felipe Oyarzun Moltedo has been named […]
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 […]