Latest News for: Brooklyn ballet


‘A great signal that we’re back:’ Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival to kick off next weekend

Metro USA 15 Sep 2021
Festival lovers can get their artistic fix at the upcoming Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival, kicking off Sept ... With participants like Brooklyn Ballet, Brooklyn Youth Chorus and Irondale Ensemble Project, viewers can expect a week of diverting exhibits during the festival, which will run from Sept.

James Whiteside Unwinds with Gay Pulp and In-Shower Whiskey

Vanity Fair 19 Aug 2021
A Funny, Sexy, Sad Almost-Memoir of a Boy in Ballet ... “Adding ‘writer’ to my list of alter-egos feels like a natural progression,” Whiteside says in a call from his Brooklyn apartment, alluding to his turns as choreographer, drag persona, and Instagram Live ballet master alongside BFF Isabella Boylston.

Winston-Salem Portrait Project includes photography, art, connections and conversations aimed at bringing the Winston-Salem community together

Winston-Salem Journal 07 Aug 2021
Fran Daniel ... But time is running out to view the temporary community exhibition part of this community engagement and public art project ... 19 ... She has worked with a range of subjects from America’s union workers to Native American leaders, and from world-renowned ballet dancers to rock stars. Chang is an artist and producer, based in Brooklyn, N.Y ... What.

Courant arts picks for Aug. 1-7: Decades of music, Yale Summer Cabaret and Spring Hill ...

Hartford Courant 29 Jul 2021
Classic” music takes many forms ... Many of these shows are happening indoors, though it’s also still very much open-stadium and blankets-on-the-lawn season. Cursive and Lys ... Aug ... Friday is “Movement and Expression,” with performances from Pilobolus, Connecticut Ballet, Brother(Hood) Dance and others ... Tunstall, Brooklyn Raga Massive, Innov Gnawa and more.

Legendary dancer Archie Burnett strikes a pose for Jacob's Pillow

Times Union 28 Jul 2021
Vogue allows a person to be who they’ve always wanted to be, without ridicule or violence.” ... Archie Burnett.” The show runs through Sunday on the Pillow’s Henry J ... Not counting his pre-teen years of ballet and tap while growing up in Brooklyn (he quit at age 12 when he got teased for wearing bright red tights in class), Burnett is self-trained ... When.

Forman Arts Initiative and Philadelphia Foundation Announce Art Works Grant Winners

Courier Express 22 Jul 2021
Jorge Rull�n Fantauzzi�is a talented choreographer whose work has appeared in 14 performances for Festival Ballet Providence, Philadelphia Dance Theatre, and the Cincinnati Ballet Second Company. Fantauzzi's most recent project with the Brooklyn Center for the Arts�helped provide access to classical art forms for underprivileged youth ... ....

Willits performance series opens Saturday

Aspen Times 09 Jul 2021
The following weekend, July 17, will be a ballet performance by the Brooklyn-based Konveridans with locally based Dance Initiative, poet Bianca Godina, former Aspen Santa Fe Ballet dancer Katherine Bolaños and musician MinTze Wu, with costumes by Carbondale-based textile artist Katie Browne.

Lil Buck, Broderick, LACMA AR and Outfest Fusion: 23 picks for weekend culture

The Los Angeles Times 15 Apr 2021
All times are Pacific. “A New Stage”. This star-studded dance showcase curated by New York City Ballet’s Tiler Peck features performances by Peck, “jookin’” star Charles “Lil BuckRiley, Broadway veteran Sierra Boggess (“The Little Mermaid”), ballet dancer Brooklyn Mack and L.A.-based tap troupe the Syncopated Ladies ... $20. ... 4 p.m.

The best honeymoon destinations around the world

Finger Lakes Times 07 Apr 2021
After getting gussied up for dinner, sip a fancy cocktail, then soak up the culture at Lincoln Center (you can often get last-minute tickets for the New York City Ballet, The Metropolitan Opera, or the Philharmonic). Or, take the ferry over to Brooklyn and dine on lobster at ...

How two Brooklyn brothers became protégés of a star

CBS News 03 Apr 2021
A ballet teacher took the young Misty Copeland under her wing. Now she's doing the same for identical twins from Brooklyn ... .

William Forsythe: The Barre Project review – a half-hour of perfection

The Guardian 24 Mar 2021
... inspiration for William Forsythe’s latest creation, The Barre Project, five short episodes made remotely with New York City Ballet principal Tiler Peck and dancers Lex Ishimoto, Brooklyn Mack and Roman Mejia, filmed on the empty stage of a California theatre.

Inside New Yorkers’ eye-popping apartments and quirky living arrangements

New York Post 20 Mar 2021
Since the ’80s, photographer Sally Davies has documented the city’s graffiti-soaked, ­neon-lit streetscapes ... “I decided . ... Marina Press Granger ... Her family settled in South Brooklyn and she studied ballet for a decade ... ... Rachid Alsataf ... .” ... ... ... And it looks like all the inherited cool got injected straight into Sylvia Parker Maier’s Brooklyn pad ... Ad ... 2 ... .

"Sunday Morning" Matinee: Tap dance

CBS News 31 Jan 2021
James Whiteside, principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre, and tap artist Demi Remick brought the steps to Brooklyn's Prospect Park ... .

Barbara Weisberger

The Citizens' Voice 28 Dec 2020
Barbara Weisberger was a visionary leader, inspiring teacher and artistic director, and founder of the Pennsylvania Ballet based in Philadelphia, and had been the vanguard of every important movement of contemporary American ballet ... Weisberger was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Herman and Sally Goldstein Linshes on Feb.

Ballet Companies Keep ‘The Nutcracker’ Alive With Streaming and Outdoor Performances

New York Observer 09 Dec 2020
Brooklyn Ballet will be performing their unique version of The Nutcracker directly from their studios, with audiences able to watch through windows from the street (free to the public) ... Cobble Hill Ballet in Brooklyn and Maryland Youth Ballet in Bethesda are two schools doing ...