Tuesday, January 17
Posted 17 January 2012 - 10:41 AM
Posted 17 January 2012 - 10:43 AM
Page, who spoke by phone from Edinburgh where he directs the Scottish Ballet, has taken inspiration from Berkeley composer John Adams' "Guide to Strange Places" to create a work that he feels suits the energy of the dancers of San Francisco Ballet.
Posted 17 January 2012 - 10:45 AM
Lock’s signature speed remains an integral part of New Work. Russian prima ballerina Diana Vishneva joined the cast of New Work for the early part of the international tour and has been quoted as saying that after working with La La La Human Steps, “classical ballet feels like slow motion.”
Posted 17 January 2012 - 10:49 AM
She's gotten plenty of help from NYCB ballet master Susan Hendl, who, over several seasons, has helped Ms. Fairchild hone a greater artistry to match the physical ability that pushed her so quickly up the ladder. "She gives me a lot of freedom in my dancing, and it's not restrictive in technique," Ms. Fairchild said. "My brain thinks too technically."
Posted 17 January 2012 - 10:57 AM
Young Dancers Company of Central Queensland artistic director Wendy Barker said it was a privilege for the students to study with a professional.
Posted 18 January 2012 - 11:31 AM
Posted 19 January 2012 - 11:23 AM
Since founding his company in 2006, McCormick has renovated a former tow-truck garage in Brooklyn into a small, charming theater and staged a series of neo-baroque works, including an edgy “Nutcracker” and a reinterpretation of “The Judgment of Paris.” Besides the neo-baroque designs, the company’s signature has been to combine dance, opera, video and seemingly less compatible genres such as acrobatics and burlesque. All had their places here, along with dramatic narration by a ringmaster figure, but the production, completely redesigned from an earlier, 2009 version, had extensive circus elements added for two guest artists - Gracie White and Joseph McEachern – imported from Circus Juventus of St. Paul.
Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:32 AM
Tsiskaridze, who joined the Bolshoi troupe in 1993, said in December he was never offered the job full-time and threatened to sue.
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