Latest News for: Brooklyn ballet


‘Giselle’: Remaking (and Updating) a Classic and Finding a Hit

New York Times 07 Jun 2022
The choreographer Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo, English National Ballet’s artistic director, talk about their “Giselle,” coming to the Brooklyn Academy of Music ... .

Handelsman appointed managing director at Shakespeare & Co.

The Berkshire Eagle 30 Apr 2022
Handelsman most recently served as managing director of GALLIM, a movement production company based in Brooklyn, N.Y., which has staged productions at Lincoln Center’s Hearst Plaza, New York City Ballet, the Martha Graham Dance Company, Ailey II Dance Company, and other venues ... ....

How Netflix helped Kyle Abraham create his new dance

The Philadelphia Tribune 29 Apr 2022
Since founding his Brooklyn-based company, A.I.M., in 2006, Abraham has made works for the New York City Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Paul Taylor Dance Company; he’s crafted pieces for ballerinas Wendy Whelan and Misty Copeland ... Increasingly, ballet companies have joined modern-dance groups in commissioning works from him.

New dining concept, Whatever Forever, opening within Fort Greene market

Metro USA 18 Feb 2022
Brooklyn’s Gotham Market is growing with the addition of Whatever Forever, a laid back lounge from the team at SMASHED and Mr ... Corporate Manager Gretchen Smith “fell into” the industry almost two years ago, having previously danced with New York City Ballet for about 15 years.

Let them eat -- whimsical, wacky-looking -- cake

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 16 Jan 2022
France, 22, who is based in Brooklyn, started her baking business in August 2020, and cites the music and costumes of opera and ballet as frequent inspirations ... France, who is based in Brooklyn, is one of many bakers stepping away from perfectly decorated cakes and experimenting with bizarre, fantastically imperfect creations.

Bushnell stop of Connecticut Lyric Opera tour gets bonus dancers from Pilobolus, Hartford ballet

Hartford Courant 23 Dec 2021
Members of Ballet Hartford, as well as a Brooklyn-based couple that used to perform with Pilobolus, will be special guest performers when Connecticut Lyric Opera brings its new production of Johan Strauss II’s operetta “Die Fledermaus” to The Bushnell on Dec ... Two of the Ballet Hartford dancers will also be waltzing in the second act finale.

‘Urban Nutcracker’ is back with much-needed magic for Boston

Boston Herald 12 Dec 2021
A nugget of ballet or tap or hip hop, a bit of classical or jazz, and he kept refining them, until he had a whole Santa sack full of gold ... Brooklyn Ballet, Unyted Stylz, the Northeast Youth Ballet and Cambridge’s Revels. “We have seven dancers who go back and forth in a week between here and Brooklyn,” Williams said.

Fans To See Reimagined, Diverse ‘Brooklyn Nutcracker’ When Ballet Production Returns On Dec. 11 At ...

CBS Sports 01 Dec 2021
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Dancers with the Brooklyn Ballet will soon take the main stage for the first time since before the pandemic, this time with a new spin on the “Brooklyn Nutcracker.” ... the ‘Brooklyn Nutcracker,'” Brooklyn Ballet founding artistic director Lynn Parkerson said.

December is here, as is the flurry of Columbia's holiday stage offerings

Free Times 01 Dec 2021
2-5 is a rendition by the Columbia Classical Ballet, featuring Elgin native Brooklyn Mack, a former principal dancer with the Washington Ballet who has also performed with the American Ballet Theatre and the English National Ballet ... The Columbia City Ballet, stages its Nutcracker over two weekends at the Koger Center, Dec.

The mums using Instagram to offer advice to new parents

BBC News 18 Nov 2021
Jenny Best was up all night for two weeks back in 2019, but not because she was tired from raising her four-month-old twins and a toddler. The Brooklyn-based public relations consultant, and former ballerina for the New York City Ballet, couldn't sleep because she was thinking about her "really big idea" ... A Facebook page followed ... .

Dancers return to live performances with this weekend's Dance @ Wright

Reflector 22 Oct 2021
The last time audiences were invited to attend a production was Fall Dance in October 2019 ... Dance @ Wright features a range of dance styles from jazz and tap to ballet and contemporary. Brooklyn-based dance artist and ECU dance alumna Ellen Sickenberger will be featured as a guest choreographer ... Saturday) and Greenville Civic Ballet (2 p.m. Sudnay) ... .

Obliterating diabetes: Fundraiser’s youth ambassador Brooklyn Blomgren, 10, dances through life

The Spokesman-Review 23 Sep 2021
Brooklyn Blomgren keeps on dancing, from leaps in ballet to twirls for musical theater ... “I was 2 when I was diagnosed,” Brooklyn said ... “I’m taking ballet, musical theater, jazz, lyrical and another jazz and another lyrical class, also tap, and I’m taking ones on turns and leaps, production, flexibility and strength and conditioning,” Brooklyn said.

‘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.

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