You’ve heard of the NYC Dance Project and seen its beautiful series of dance photos: carefully lit and glamorously shot. Its images, featuring some of the world’s best dancers, adorn thousands of blogs and Facebook timelines.There are so many NYCDP images out there that it a surprise to learn that the first post on the NYC Dance Project blog – with American Ballet Theatre’s … [Read more...] about New York City Dance Project “capturing emotion through movement”
Paul Seaquist is a ballet impresario, which conjures up an image of a Diaghilev figure with a fur-collared coat and silver-topped cane. However, Seaquist is quite different physically: a recent television interview saw him in jeans and a V-neck T-shirt, and he’s quite a bit thinner, and certainly better looking, than the Russian impresario. His thinking is modern too: I often … [Read more...] about Paul Seaquist, ballet impresario: thinking outside the box
Roberto Bolle and Friends is up and running with two dates in Genoa already ticked off the list. Tomorrow comes the Verona date at that biggest of all dance venues, the 15,000-seater Roman amphitheatre, the Verona Arena.The line-up for 2014 is Alicia Amatriain, Polina Semionova, Daniil Simkin, Hee Seo, Eris Nezha, Julie Kent, Cory Stearns, Jason Reilly, Skylar Brandt and … [Read more...] about Roberto Bolle & Friends arrives in Verona: not drunk and not vulgar!
In addition to the Roberto Bolle & Friends dates in New York and Shanghai, a new group of friends will join him for his Italian leg of the tour.Roberto Bolle & Friends from the American Ballet Theatre will be at the Politeama Rossetti in Trieste on 19 July; at Rome's Caracalla Baths on 21-22 July; at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa on 24 July, and finishing at … [Read more...] about Roberto Bolle and Friends from ABT on tour in Italy
While American Ballet Theatre Dancer Daniil Simkin was in Taipei City in Taiwan for an international ballet gala, the Taipei Times took the opportunity to ask him a few questions:You come from a dance family, but I have heard you had a rather unconventional upbringing, in terms of schooling for a dancer.Daniil Simkin: Yes, both of my parents were dancers and both of … [Read more...] about An interview with Daniil Simkin