New York City Ballet’s plans for 2019–20 marks the first full season under the artistic leadership of Jonathan Stafford, artistic director, and Wendy Whelan, associate artistic director. Planned prior to their appointments, the season was designed by Stafford and NYCB resident choreographer and artistic advisor, Justin Peck, while they were serving on the company’s interim […]
This October, the School of American Ballet will hold its first ever London auditions, seeking intermediate and advanced students for the upcoming 2012 summer course. Auditions for male and female students will be held on Sunday, October 23 at Pineapple Dance Studios.
It’s autumn! The leaves are starting to fall, and dance companies are back on stage for the new season.
Early in November, Violette Verdy and Helgi Tomasson will teach and coach their roles in Balanchine’s La Source for The George Balanchine Foundation’s Interpreters Archive.
Alicia Alonso celebrates her 90th birthday this year. The Royal Ballet pays tribute to the Cuban ballerina on October 15, dedicating the opening night of its first mixed programme this season to her.
During the last ten years George Balanchine’s Jewels has gradually become one of the standards of the classical repertory to which any self-respecting troupe should aspire. More and more companies around the world acquire Balanchine’s 1967 plotless triptych and enchant new audiences with its evocation of precious stones subtly linked to the three dance cultures […]