Latest News for: Brooklyn ballet


Janet Panetta, 74, Dies; Admired Dancer, Choreographer and Teacher

The Scranton Times-Tribune 10 Dec 2023
Janet Panetta, who overcame childhood polio to become a dancer with American Ballet Theater, a performer in New York’s thriving downtown modern dance scene and a revered ballet teacher, died Dec. 2 in Brooklyn. She was 74. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content ... kAmw6C 9FD32?5k^Am ... ....

Dreams, community and tradition: Columbia dance troupes reinvent "The Nutcracker" every year

The Post and Courier 07 Dec 2023
While the score became popular immediately, “The Nutcracker” did not become the classic ballet that it is today until the 1954 New York City Ballet production, choreographed by George Balanchine ... Brooklyn Mack, artistic director of the Columbia Classical Ballet, said a similar thing ... According to Starrett, changes like this keep the ballet current.

Family-friendly Christmas shows to enthrall and enchant

New York Post 05 Dec 2023
Ballet high ... in Brooklyn for a different but also inspired spin on the beloved holiday classic, performed by the Brooklyn Ballet. “The Brooklyn Nutcracker” draws inspiration from hip-hop, global dance, and ballet to create a dynamic tapestry, pumping up the Brooklyn factor further by weaving in the role of Dutch settlers on Flatbush Avenue.

Nutcracker Performances Around New York and Nearby 2023

AM New York 29 Nov 2023
Click on your region to jump to events near you! Manhattan Bronx Brooklyn Queens Long Island Rockland County New Jersey Manhattan ... Brooklyn ... The Brooklyn Ballet Presents ... A re-imagined holiday classic, The Brooklyn Nutcracker fuses ballet, hip-hop and a rich tapestry of global dance genres to create a new family tradition for the modern era.

10 things to do in NYC for the holidays that you’ve likely never done

New York Post 29 Nov 2023
Ballets and movie screenings, cabarets and festive pubs, these are just a few of our favorite things. Lightscape at Brooklyn Botanic Garden ... Lightscape at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden ... Lightscape at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Gabriella Bass. Lightscape at Brooklyn Botanic Garden Gabriella Bass ... “The Nutcracker” at the New York City Ballet.

Head Into Shopping Season Ready to Manage Spending and Debt

Emporia Gazette 06 Oct 2023
Retailers once again have begun their bid for consumers’ attention with big sales early in fall, such as what amounts to a second Amazon Prime Day sale ... NerdWallet’s 2023 holiday shopping report bears that out ... 1. Create a spending plan ... 2 ... 3 ... +2 ... NYPD Officers rescue woman stuck below a Brooklyn Pier. NY. New York City Ballet's 2023 Fall Gala - 48821965. 4.

New associate artistic director tapped for Brass City Ballet

Republican American 07 Sep 2023
Brass City Ballet, a nonprofit dance organization in Middlebury, has announced the appointment of Julio Alegria as its newly hired associate artistic director ... His dedication to the craft earned him scholarships to dance institutions such as Joffrey Ballet and Boston Ballet ... Alegria is no stranger to Brass City Ballet.

Ramsay High School’s Jaidynn Perkins-Martin Headed to Yale

The Birmingham Times 27 Jul 2023
By Nicole S. Daniel ... A New Journey ... “I’m already looking forward to coming home for the holidays,” said the 6’0 athlete, who grew up in Pratt City in a single parent household with mom Andrea, her younger brother Courtlynn, and sisters Brooklyn and Aaliyah Martin. “I started in ballet and dance, then I started swimming for a long time,” Martin said ... .

35th Annual Vail Dance Festival kicks off Friday, July 28

Vail Daily 25 Jul 2023
American Ballet Theatre will return to this year’s festival.Erin Baiano/Courtesy photo ... George Balanchine’s 20th Century” by Jennifer Homans has been hailed by critics and dance fans as a remarkable biography of the legendary choreographer and founder of New York City Ballet.

Broadway Powerhouse Shubert Foundation Gives Out Nearly $40m in Grants

New York Observer 19 Jul 2023
The New York City Ballet, one of the grantees, received $275,000. John Lamparski/WireImage ... The New York City Ballet, Ballet Hispanico and Brooklyn Academy of Music are among the lucky grantees based in New York this year, as are theater-focused organizations such as the Second Stage Theater, Public Theater and Adirondack Theatre Festival ... .

Comings and Goings: The Shed’s New CEO and More

New York Observer 15 Jul 2023
Boris Conte Photography / Ernesto Galan, via Boston Ballet / Stacey Rupolo Meredith Hodges announced as The Shed’s CEO ... The Harvard Business School alum has led the Boston Ballet since 2014 ... Prior to leading the Boston Ballet, Hodges was the executive director of the contemporary Brooklyn dance company Gallim Dance and worked at MoMA.

Creative Arts Guild congratulates three talented dancers

The Daily Citizen 13 Jul 2023
The Creative Arts Guild congratulates Guild Dance Department and Ballet Dalton dancers Eva Talbot, Brooklyn Fantony and Isabella Ramirez on landing slots in coveted summer training sessions ... .

In Houston Ballet's Swan Lake, Naazir Muhammad Dances the Role of Prince Siegfried

Houston Press 05 Jun 2023
After six years in Brooklyn Ballet School,  the brothers went to American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School for one year.  He came to Houston six years ago, drawn in part by the fact that one of his idols, Carlos Acosta (now artistic director of the ...

Greenpoint: The snow before the spring

The Daily Gazette 26 Mar 2023
PHOTOGRAPHER. Stan Hudy. A snowman and snow woman stand in this yard of Clizbe Street in Amsterdam, Monday, March 13 ... 80 ... I might be overanxious for spring, too, but I’m planning a little escape — a weekend visit to the ballet-dancing Brooklyn child, who assures me I will see blooming daffodils and forsythia in addition to contemporary choreography ... 80.

All high schoolers will soon be eligible for reduced ferry fares and greater access to ...

AM New York 20 Mar 2023
The discounted ferry fare is $1.35, compared to the $4 regular fare ... IDNYC cards offer access to city services and notable benefits such as free membership to the MET, Central Park Zoo, MoMA, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, New York City Ballet, New York Aquarium, Metropolitan Opera, and the Apollo Theater.