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.
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 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.
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 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.
Lincoln Center is currently hosting the Bolshoi Ballet for a two-week residency, during which the company will perform three famous ballets.
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 is about to embark on a major "Ballet Season" across March 2014. "Lost" archive footage will alternate with some new performances and documentaries.
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.
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.
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’ by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Famous Ballet Synopsis