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  • Chinese ballet finds 'Art' on a more modern footing

    Chinese ballet finds 'Art' on a more modern footing
    Someone once said that ballet and modern dance would merge when a contemporary dancer donned toe shoes and ballerinas went barefoot. Well, that did happen in an Alvin Ailey piece years ago, and it was evident again last week in the dance kickoff of...
  • Following the steps for another fabulous season

    Following the steps for another fabulous season
    Dance companies see winter coming long before the rest of us. Many of their performance dates have been booked since May, and their season brochures have long since gone to the printers for distribution to potential subscribers. The Washington Ballet was...
  • All hail 'The Nutcracker'!

    All hail 'The Nutcracker'!
    The Sugarplum Fairy remains the most challenging role in "The Nutcracker" ballet. A ballerina must be secure in her classical technique and mature in her dramatic skills to excel in this role. She also must be a smart leader on stage as she endeavors to...
  • Graf was still off the charts when ranking dance stars

    Graf was still off the charts when ranking dance stars
    In mid-December, we caught Columbia's Alicia Graf in a premiere program presented by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. Seeing her back performing with Ailey as part of the company's 50th anniversary celebrations was definitely a...
  • Local dancer returns with New York City Ballet

    Local dancer returns with New York City Ballet
    Off stage, Dana Jacobson stands a stunning 5 feet 9 inches tall, with arms and legs that go on forever. When she dances, she stretches her arabesques and lengthens her high-flying leaps to look even taller, at least 7 feet from the tips of her toes to the...
  • More than enough variety to keep you on your toes

    If you've never thought much of the dance scene in the Baltimore area, this coming season is going to make you change your thinking. Along with classic traditional ballet and modern standards, this year brings a host of area premieres that feature...
  • July 19: Author - Jacques d'Amboise, I Was A Dancer

    July 19: Author - Jacques d'Amboise, I Was A Dancer
    Jacques d'Amboise 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...
  • Road trip? Seven Days of Opening Nights showcases arts at FSU

     
    The 14th season of Florida State University’s popular festival of the performing arts, Seven Days of opening Nights, boasts a diverse lineup and an array of educational opportunities for university-level and K-12 students.  Running from Feb. 9-20,...
  • Jacques d’Amboise continues to be a force of nature

     
    Victoria Looseleaf talks with former ballet dancer Jacques d'Amboise about his book, "I Was A Dancer"...
  • Talking with Dance Theatre of Harlem's co-founder Arthur Mitchell

     
    “I didn’t want to be a ballet dancer. My motivation was the musicals,” says Arthur Mitchell, one of the 20th-century’s noblest classical dancers, who grew up in New York City in the 1940s enamored of Broadway. “Vaudeville was incredible. The.......
  • Obama confers arts and humanities medals on big names, including Dylan and Eastwood

     
    After deliberating for hours on healthcare in Thursday's summit, President Obama turned to the arts, entertainment, literature and scholarship, conferring the National Medal of Arts -- the nation's highest award in the field -- on 12 recipients and the...