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‘The Snow Queen’ Opens Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s 41st Season

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s production of The Snow Queen at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is a colorful feast of dance, lighting, and...

Review: ‘New York City Ballet: New Works and New Productions’ at...

It’s been a challenging few years for New York City Ballet, the nation’s preeminent ballet company. What with the misconduct and resignation of its...

Review: ‘New York City Ballet: Works by Balanchine, Robbins, and Reisen’...

Spring is in the air with not only the blooming cherry blossoms but also the bursting energy of the New York City Ballet’s exciting...

Review: ‘Thumbelina’ by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy

Thumbelina, the story of a miniature girl who grows from a seed, is kidnapped by a toad, tormented by beetles, and eventually marries the...

Review: ‘The Nutcracker’ at Ballet Theatre of Maryland

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s production of The Nutcracker is a colorful sensation, with beautiful costumes and lovely dancing mixed with inventive lighting and a...

Review: ‘The Nutcracker’ by Ballet West at The Kennedy Center

Ballet West’s Nutcracker, conducted by Jared Oaks, is one of the most unique productions to hit the stage this season at the Kennedy Center. Steeped...

Charm City Ballet Announces Performances of ‘The Little Mermaid’ on June...

Charm City Ballet presents its original full-length ballet, The Little Mermaid, to be performed at The Gordon Center for Performing Arts, at 3506 Gwynbrook...

In the Moment: Conversation about Diversity with Laveen Naidu, Artistic Director,...

It started with a conversation with Laveen Naidu, artistic director for Northern Virginia’s BalletNova. Naidu said he wanted to change this observation: “ballet is...

Interview: Dancer Sebastian Haynes on ‘Nederlands Dans Theater’

Nederlands Dans Theater makes its Kennedy Center debut April 4-6. Artistic director Paul Lightfoot brings a program of distinctive works: “Shoot the Moon” (Glass/León...

Review: ‘Works by Balanchine, Martins, and Peck’ by New York City...

In this era of #MeToo, a review of the New York City Ballet can’t begin without noting the allegations of abuse against now-retired Ballet...

Review: ‘Alice in Wonderland’ by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy

Alice in Wonderland, the whimsical, magical story of a girl named Alice who follows a mysterious White Rabbit down a rabbit hole and into...

Review: American Ballet Theatre’s ‘Whipped Cream’ at the Kennedy Center

Take a step away from the mundane. Shrug off your office separates, buff hose, and business professional thoughts, and riggle into a world more...

Dance Preview: ‘Bald Ballerina’ Maggie Kudirka Dances for Life

There wasn’t a dry eye when Margaret “Maggie” Kudirka ripped off her headscarf and fell to the floor during her poignant Loss and Survival...

Interview: Natalia Magnicaballi of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Discusses ‘Forever Balanchine:...

I had the pleasure to sit down with Natalia Magnicaballi, principal dancer with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, to talk about her work with the...

Preview: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Charm City Ballet

While it’s “Nutcracker” season for most dance companies across the region, Charm City Ballet presents something unique: its original full-length ballet, A Christmas Carol, to...

Book Review: ‘A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and...

In his stirring autobiography A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back, David Hallberg - a Principal Dancer with the American Ballet...

Review: Gin Dance Company’s ‘Dance, Champagne and Chocolate with Gin’ at...

Gin Dance Company's Dance, Champagne and Chocolate with Gin program felt a little bit like flicking between emoticons: determined, eyebrows scrunched emoji? Hmm, aloof?...

Review of the Mariinsky Ballet in ‘La Bayadère’ at The Kennedy...

If you’ve never seen the Mariinsky Ballet dance a full-length classic (or missed its previous 2008 production of La Bayadère,) rush to buy tickets...

Review: ‘The Red Shoes’ at Kennedy Center Opera House

Generations of budding ballerinas have lusted after the shiny crimson satin pointe shoes in the classic 1948 film The Red Shoes. Who can resist...

Interview: Dominic North Discusses ‘The Red Shoes’ and Life As a...

Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Red Shoes comes to The Kennedy Center...

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