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Matthew Bourne

Matthew Bourne Revives Fairytale 'The Red Shoes' for His Next Ballet >>

Esteemed British choreographer Matthew Bourne has selected 'The Red Shoes' as his next ballet production. A brave choice, the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale was previously adapted as an ill-fated 1993 Broadway show.

Mariinsky at BAM

Mariinsky Theatre, Valery Gergiev Performing Two-Week Residency at BAM: 'Swan Lake' & 'Cinderella,' Shchedrin's 'Wanderer' & Chopin's 'Dances' >>

After a four-year absence from New York, the world-renowned St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre has announced a two-week residency at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, kicking off BAM's 2015 winter/spring season.

Misty Copeland proves there is a strong presence of athleticism in dance in new commercial for Under Armours I Will What I Want campaign.

Misty Copeland Talks 'Swan Lake' Debut, Children’s Book 'Firebird' and Being the First African-American Soloist for ABT >>

Misty Copeland recently sat down with the TODAY show to talk about her Brisbane debut as Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, her children’s book Firebird and her ongoing struggle to fit in as an African-American ballerina.

Real Dancers of Chicago: Joffrey Ballet to Premiere Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Livestream of Wheeldon's 'Swan Lake' Production

Real Dancers of Chicago: Joffrey Ballet to Premiere Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Livestream of Wheeldon's 'Swan Lake' Production >>

A recent update by Chicago's Joffrey Ballet has startled audiences--as the ballet plans on livestreaming a day-long rehearsal of Swan Lake between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 21. This, for some reason, has confounded most ballet goers.

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema Announces 7 Productions in HD, Coming to Theaters in the U.S. and Canada in 2014-15

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema Announces 7 Productions in HD, Coming to Theaters in the U.S. and Canada in 2014-15 >>

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema announces that it will present seven productions in HD at more than 450 movie theaters in the U.S. and Canada during the 2014-15 season. This is the fifth year of the Bolshoi Ballet broadcasts, presented by Pathé Live and By Experience.

Bolshoi Ballet Performs ‘Swan Lake,’ ‘Don Quixote’ and ‘Spartacus’ at Lincoln Center Festival

Bolshoi Ballet Performs ‘Swan Lake,’ ‘Don Quixote’ and ‘Spartacus’ at Lincoln Center Festival >>

Lincoln Center is currently hosting the Bolshoi Ballet for a two-week residency, during which the company will perform three famous ballets.

Cuban Dancer Crisis: National Ballet Dancers of Cuba Defect for More Artistic Freedom on American Soil

Cuban Dancer Crisis: National Ballet of Cuba Company Defect for Artistic Freedom on American Soil >>

Ballet dancers of the much lauded National Ballet of Cuba seem to be taking matters into their own hands. That is, most dancers are defecting during their tours outside the Cuban threshold, hitching their way to the U.S.

BBC Television's "Ballet Season" Includes Lost Footage of Margot Fonteyn in 'Sleeping Beauty,' New Documentaries Galore >>

BBC Television is about to embark on a major "Ballet Season" across March 2014. "Lost" archive footage will alternate with some new performances and documentaries.

UPDATE: Bolshoi Dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko Argues Director Sergei Filin Deserved Acid Attack >>

A dancer accused of plotting an acid attack on the Bolshoi ballet's artistic director argued with the victim of his over his management style, saying he acted like a king, a Moscow court heard on Tuesday. The poisonous backstage rivalries that may have led to the January 17 attack were illuminated in court as director Sergei Filin's assistant testified about the arguments at the trial of dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko and two co-defendants.

UPDATE: Sergei Filin, Bolshoi Ballet Acid Casualty, Finally Returning to Moscow

UPDATE: Sergei Filin, Bolshoi Ballet Acid Casualty, Finally Returning to Moscow >>

The artistic director of Russia's Bolshoi Ballet is returning to Moscow from Germany following eight months and 22 operations on his eyes and face after an acid attack that nearly blinded him, the theater's spokeswoman said.

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UPDATE: Sergei Filin Returning to Bolshoi Ballet After Acid Attack >>

Sergei Filin, the artistic director of Russia's Bolshoi Ballet who nearly lost his sight when a masked attacker threw acid in his face six months ago, said on Thursday he hoped to be back at work next month.

Swan Lake

‘Swan Lake’ by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Famous Ballet Synopsis >>

‘Swan Lake’ by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Famous Ballet Synopsis

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