| May 28, 2012
| 8:00 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
I Was A Dancer
In this rich, expansive, spirited memoir, Jacques d'Amboise, one of America's most celebrated classical dancers, and former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for more than...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:28 PM
When "Kings of the Dance" first premiered in Segerstrom Hall in 2006, it became an instant phenomenon. "Kings" showcased four of the world's top male ballet dancers in technically demanding and thrilling performances, and still is being produced around...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 9:22 AM
James Wyeth on Rudolf Nureyev: The Artist Paints the Dancer
Through July 31, New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, nbmaa.org
In an age when celebrities and attendant stylists, trainers and dietitians are hyped as "brands"...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 6:33 AM
Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet
McAninch Arts Center
425 Fawell Blvd.
(630) 942-4000 www.atthemac.org
Kenneth von Heidecke, considered to be protege of America's most legendary Prima...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Since its founding in 1940, the esteemed American Ballet Theatre has appeared in a total of 132 cities, 42 countries and all 50 states.
And throughout its 72-year history, the New York-based company has commissioned works by all of the great...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Mikhail Baryshnikov, the legendary dancer who has also taken on acting roles, will star in the world premiere of the dance-theater work “The Man in a Case,” a stage adaptation of an Anton Chekhov short story that will premiere at Hartford...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Patrons and dance aficionados came together Saturday night for the Laguna Dance Festival's 7th annual "Stars of Dance" gala performance at the Laguna Playhouse.
Special guests Tiler Peck and Joaquin DeLuz of the New York City Ballet paved the way for a...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Choreographer Brett Raphael brings Tchaikovsky's classic love story of good and evil to Connecticut. Joining the cast will be Charles Askegard, principal dancer from the New York City Ballet, who has been featured in productions by big-name...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 5:23 PM
"The Pale King" by David Foster Wallace. It's not always an easy read, but it's funny. It's fascinating to think about how hard it must've been to write and sad to know it's his last.
— Ellen Brady, Aurora
I have succumbed to the hype and read...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Two-time Tony award-winner Chita Rivera will jazz up Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa this week during a cabaret-style evening of timeless music and storytelling.
"Chita Rivera: My Broadway," which has four shows Thursday through Sunday, will...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 2:45 PM
We all know what happens when great composers, writers and artists die: Their work lives on. But what about groundbreaking choreographers — say, Martha Graham, José Limon, Merce Cunningham, Antony Tudor, Alvin Ailey,George Balanchine — those...
| Mar 21, 2010
Several major transformations are embodied within a single unusual hour of television airing on PBS Wednesday evening. A 1958 Jerome Robbins ballet, which astutely captured the essence of that moment's younger generation, has been transformed into a...