The Vail Dance Festival has announced plans to return in-person for its 32nd season running from 30 July 30 to 9 August 2021, with seven World Premiere Dances, four Commissioned Scores, the return to … [Read more...] about Vail Dance Festival returns for the 2021 Season
MILANoLTRE, Milan’s festival of contemporary dance, now in its 33rd edition, presented 24 works at Teatro Elfo Puccini this year, and 19 were by Italian companies. I saw three productions of … [Read more...] about Three new works from MILANoLTRE Festival by Susanna Beltrami, Diego Tortelli and Richard Siegal
The Royal Ballet and Dance Umbrella celebrate the legacy of choreographer Merce Cunningham with heritage works, international dance companies and a world premiere by Pam Tanowitz Programme 1 … [Read more...] about The Royal Ballet and Dance Umbrella celebrate the legacy of Merce Cunningham
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, usually referred to as as The Trocks, return to Milan's Teatro Arcimboldi for two performances on December 26 and 27. Founded in 1974 by a group of ballet … [Read more...] about The Trocks return to Milan’s Teatro Arcimboldi for Christmas
As "In Paris" arrives in Tel Aviv for nine performances, Mikhail Baryshnikov talked to Elad Samorzik of Haaretz: On age and repertoire "Listen, I am 63 years-old. It depends what you're … [Read more...] about Mikhail Baryshnikov on boycotts, ballet, ‘Black Swan’, Studio 54, ‘Sex and the City’, contemporary dance and being a sex symbol
Stephen Sondheim is to receive New York City's highest honour for achievement in the arts. The award is given by the City of New York for contribution to the city's intellectual and cultural … [Read more...] about Stephen Sondheim to receive the Handel Medallion from Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Mikhail Baryshnikov has donated his personal archive to the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. It contains letters as well as rare photographs and 650 video recordings, including … [Read more...] about Baryshnikov packs up his career up in boxes
Debra Craine in today's Times comments on the new collaboration between the National Gallery and the Royal Ballet: The idea of artists and choreographers collaborating isn’t new. Pablo Picasso worked … [Read more...] about When artistic disciplines collide, dance often takes a back seat.