New Teacher Training Course announced
17 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Dance Teacher Web, an online resource for dance teachers, has just announced a new partnership with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) to present the organization’s exclusive Silver Swans Teacher Training Course. On Monday, July 24 from 8 am to 6...
Save 10% on Energetiks' products at Amazon
17 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
American dancers, don’t miss this opportunity to save on Energetiks! The popular Australian dance fashion brand is currently running a promotion in the U.S., offering 10% off their products on Amazon when you use the code AMAZONDI. Amongst the ...
sjDANCEco presents ChoreoProject Awards
16 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
sjDANCEco, a year-round contemporary dance company based in San Jose, California, will soon present its ChoreoProject Awards on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18 at 2:30 and 7 pm at the San Jose State University Dance Theatre. Now in its ...
Philadelphia Dance Center Invited Dads To Ballet Class And The Results Will Warm Your Heart
16 Feb 2017   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
A dance school in Philadelphia celebrated Valentine s Day a bit differently this week and invited parents to join their kids classes. The school asked moms to participate in students hip hop classes on the day before or after Valentine s Day...
A Conversation With Koto Ishihara -- Soloist At San Francisco Ballet
15 Feb 2017   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
This past Holiday season, residents and visitors in The City became very familiar with the beaming face of San Francisco Ballet soloist, Koto Ishihara. A major feature of the company's media campaign for The Nutcracker was a glamorous image of the ...
‘Ballet MasterWorks’ back at Colorado Ballet
15 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Colorado Ballet will present a collection of three master ballet works to live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra in Ballet MasterWorks on February 17-26 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. “Colorado Ballet performed Ballet MasterWorks produ...
Gender Progress in Ballet
14 Feb 2017   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
Dana Genshaft's, Chromatic Fantasy set to the music of Dave Brubeck's Chaconne from Chromatic Fantasy premiered Friday night at the NYU Skirball Center. Ms. Genshaft was looking - actually squinting - at the sun one day and saw all the colors of th...
Ian Eastwood drops Valentine's Day video
14 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Dancer and choreographer Ian Eastwood has released a new video in honor of Valentine’s Day. It features him and the Young Lions grooving to “Happy Valentine's Day” by Outkast. Eastwood posted on social media: “happy new year! (a month and a hal...
Throw Down Dance Challenge wants you!
14 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Throw Down Dance Challenge recently kicked off its 6th Season on February 11 and 12 at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Somerset, NJ. The 2017 Season will also tour to venues in Atlantic City, NJ (March 18-19); Jackson, NJ (April 1-2); Langhorne, P...
Paloma Herrera to direct Teatro Colón
13 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Last week, Argentine newspaper La Nación announced that former American Ballet Theatre Principal Paloma Herrera will be embarking on a new and exciting endeavor – leading Teatro Colón’s ballet company in Buenos Aires. A native to the city, she ...
Woolf Works: A Photo Gallery
12 Feb 2017   |   from: theballetbag.com
Woolf Works, Wayne McGregor s triptych inspired by the works of Virginia Woolf, is back at the Royal Opera House this season. Last month we ranked two of its ballets among our favorite McGregor works. We now feature our favorite shots from th...
Want to offer barre fitness classes?
10 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Has your dance studio thought about expanding and offering ballet-inspired barre fitness classes? It’s one of the hottest trends of the last five years in the fitness industry and more dance studios are catching on. One business that is here to...
Join our Dance for Parkinson’s workshop at Dancing Wellness
09 Feb 2017   |   by English National Ballet   |   from: blog.ballet.org.uk
Posted on 23 Nov 2016, 12:53 by English National Ballet Categories: Engagement, News On Friday 2 December 2016 we’ll be hosting a Dance for Parkinson’s participatory workshop as part of Dancing Wellness, a two-day event led by the Dance & Creati...
Chicago Dance Month takes place in April
09 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Chicago dancers and dance fans can put some “spring in their step” when Audience Architects, the leading service organization for building and engaging dance audiences in Chicago, presents the fifth annual Chicago Dance Month on April 1–30. Chi...
Valentineâ  s competition: WIN tickets to Romeo & Juliet and an overnight stay in London
08 Feb 2017   |   by English National Ballet   |   from: blog.ballet.org.uk
Posted on 7 Feb 2017, 16:34 by English National Ballet Categories: News, Productions, Spotlight Tags: Romeo & Juliet, Romeo and Juliet Alina Cojocaru and James Forbat in Romeo and Juliet © Jason Bell With love in the air, this Valentine s we ...
English National Ballet wins Stef Stefanou Award for Outstanding Company at the National Dance Awards
08 Feb 2017   |   by English National Ballet   |   from: blog.ballet.org.uk
Posted on 7 Feb 2017, 15:05 by English National Ballet Categories: Featured, News English National Ballet at Palais Garnier in Paris. © Laurent Liotardo We are thrilled to have been awarded the Stef Stefanou Award for Outstanding Company at the...
New High School Dance Festival in Wisconsin
08 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
The first-ever Regional High School Dance Festival to be held in Madison, Wisconsin is set for March 23-26, 2017. Under the umbrella of the National High School Dance Festival (NHSDF) organization, The University of Wisconsin – Madison Dance Depart...
Choreographer Opportunity with PUSHfest
07 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Raissa Simpson’s PUSH Dance Company seeks original, finished pieces of 5-8 minutes in length by emerging and mid-career choreographers to present at its 4th Annual PUSHfest Dance Festival. This year’s festival will take place at ODC Theater, a prem...
Win a Joffrey Ballet School Scholarship!
06 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Dance Informa, in partnership with the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City, is delighted to announce the new 2017 Summer Scholarship Contest! Starting this month, Dance Informa will be awarding a total of 50 Summer Scholarships to dancers, g...
American named a Prix de Lausanne winner
06 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Lauren Hunter, a 15-year-old from California, was named one of the eight prizewinners of the 2017 Prix de Lausanne International Ballet Competition over the weekend. Along with seven other competitors, she was awarded a scholarship that will allow ...
McGregor’s Six Best Works for the Royal Ballet
03 Feb 2017   |   from: theballetbag.com
The Royal Ballet is celebrating Wayne McGregor’s ten year anniversary as Resident Choreographer, with the 2016-2017 season featuring two all-McGregor evenings. Earlier in the season, we had a triple bill that featured a special revival of Chroma (w...
Two World Premieres at San Francisco Ballet -- for Better or Worse
03 Feb 2017   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
It started with the best, in Program 1: Twin brothers groomed by John Neumeier's Hamburg Ballet--Jiri Bubenicek, who progressed from dancer to dance maker, and Otto Bubenicek, who became Jiri's stage designer. Their first creation for SF Ballet, Fr...
Bolshoi Prima Ballerina Describes The Emotional Intensity Of Dancing 'Swan Lake'
03 Feb 2017   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
For Bolshoi Ballet prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova, dancing the roles of both Odette and Odile in Swan Lake was one of the most technically challenging experiences of her life. Aside from mastering the proper way to move her body like a hybr...
Universal Ballet Competition set for FL & GA
03 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Universal Ballet Competition (UBC) is preparing to hold its first 2017 event this month. “We continue to be amazed by the talent that graces our stages during UBC,” said Director Lissette Lucas. “We are very honored that we get to recognize the...
Results of 2017 Prix de Lausanne Selections
03 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
After four days of intensive classes, 20 candidates of the 2017 Prix de Lausanne International Ballet Competition in Switzerland have qualified for the Finals. Of them, one represents the USA – 15-year-old Lauren Hunter. Since the beginning of ...
San Francisco Ballet's New Season: Infinite Worlds, Infinite Joy
02 Feb 2017   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
The overarching title for the eight programs in San Francisco Ballet's new season is Infinite Worlds. The diversity of the works gives good reason for the term. The three evening-length story ballets include both Swan Lake, the renowned classical b...
Spoleto Festival USA announces 2017 Program
02 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Spoleto Festival USA has announced the program for its 41st annual event, taking place May 26-June 11, 2017, in Charleston, South Carolina. “On the heels of a hugely exciting 40th season, this year’s Festival promises to build on that momentum,...
Oregon Ballet Theatre's ‘Swan Lake’ to open
01 Feb 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Oregon Ballet Theatre’s 2016-17 “Season of Giants” continues this month with Artistic Director Kevin Irving’s adaptation of perhaps the most legendary ballet of all time, Swan Lake. The production will be presented February 18-25 at Keller Auditori...
SYTYCD renewed and back to adult dancers
31 Jan 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Fox has renewed its Emmy Award-winning So You Think You Can Dance for a 14th season. From 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, SYTYCD will return this summer, back to its original system of featuring adult dancers between the ages of 18-30....
Vail Dance Festival reveals 2017 Season
30 Jan 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
On July 29, the Vail Dance Festival kicks off its 29th year with a season of new collaborations, artist debuts, and world premieres. Directed by former New York City Ballet star Damian Woetzel, the 2017 season will run through August 12 and will fe...