RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Mikhail Baryshnikov

A collection of news and information related to Mikhail Baryshnikov published by this site and its partners.

Top Mikhail Baryshnikov Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • 'Billy Elliot' resonates with boys in Peabody's dance program

    'Billy Elliot' resonates with boys in Peabody's dance program
    In 2000, the British film "Billy Elliot" generated a flurry of admiration on both sides of the Atlantic. Something about this story of an 11-year-old boy, who decides to study ballet even as it makes him a major oddity in his northern England mining town,...
  • Sinatra homage will be homecoming for Ellicott City dancer

    Sinatra homage will be homecoming for Ellicott City dancer
    The national touring production of "Come Fly Away," Twyla Tharp's sensual ballet/musical set to the songs of Frank Sinatra, breezes through Baltimore this week. One of the featured dancers in the show will look very much at home on the stage of the Modell...
  • Fitzgerald swings back into town in 'Come Fly Away'

    Fitzgerald swings back into town in 'Come Fly Away'
    When you dance in a Twyla Tharp show, you've got to do more than pirouettes or pretty ballet steps. Tharp's choreography is unique. It's gutsy, quirky and Olympics-competition-ready with its bag full of flips, backbends and cartwheels galore. So it's a...
  • Description-defying pinot noirs are in a fifth dimension

    Most of our lives are spent living and working in the four dimensions. Reality, as we know it, consists of up/down, left/right, forward/backward and space/time. But in the world of wine, Stemmler Pinot Noirs enter the fifth dimension. These bottlings...
  • Passing on the torch of local arts

    Passing on the torch of local arts
    It was a great experience being arts editor in Howard County the past 25 years. This was a dream job for a guy like me and I can't believe I'm walking away from it this week with nary a kick nor a scream. I'll always treasure the opportunities the job...
  • Hartford Stage Deal For Young Adults

    Hartford Stage Deal For Young Adults
    Talk about a ticket deal.  As Bill Clinton would say, “Listen to this, this is important.”  Hartford Stage is introducing its new “Stage Pass Season” for young adult theater goers between the ages of 18 and 27. But it’s...
  • 4 Dancers Launch New Dance Studio On Oxygen's 'All The Right Moves'

    4 Dancers Launch New Dance Studio On Oxygen's 'All The Right Moves'
    Oxygen's upcoming docu-series "All the Right Moves" in New York for the series premiere on Tuesday, July 31. "All the Right Moves" features four of the best dancers in the business as they embark on a journey to launch their own dance company, Shaping...
  • Baryshnikov does Chekhov at Hartford Stage

    Baryshnikov does Chekhov at Hartford Stage
    Man in a Case Adapted from Chekhov by Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar of Big Dance Theater Through March 24, Hartford Stage, 50 Church St., Hartford, (860) 527-5151, hartfordstage.org   Some of New York's best experimental theater has fetched up at...
  • Misha, 'Man In A Case,' At Hartford Stage

    Misha, 'Man In A Case,' At Hartford Stage
    Mikhail Baryshnikov remembers studying a short story by Anton Chekhov, "Man in a Case," which was required reading in Russia when he was 14. "I feel deeply personal towards this piece," says the actor-dancer-arts entrepreneur in his sleek modern...
  • "Experiential" Gifts for Christmas; "Experience" Theater

    "Experiential" Gifts for Christmas; "Experience" Theater
    Notice that the latest trend in gift-giving is the "experiential gift?" Say what? Instead of that sweater, slippers or cheese board, I'm noticing more people giving (and asking to be given) gifts of experiences: a day at the spa, a balloon ride, a...
  • Hartford Stage Offers New Discounts, Ticket Fee Waivers On Holiday Weekend

    Hartford Stage Offers New Discounts, Ticket Fee Waivers On Holiday Weekend
    Another theater bargain alert! Hartford Stage is offering half-price tickets for any of Thanksgiving weekend’s five performances of its "A Christmas Carol -- A Ghost Story of Christmas" on sale Friday from midnight to 11:59 pm Nov. 23 only....
  • Cast Joins Mikhail Baryshnikov For Premiere of Hartford Stage's "Man in a Case"

    Cast Joins Mikhail Baryshnikov For Premiere of Hartford Stage's "Man in a Case"
    Jess Barbagallo, Tymberly Canale, Chris Giarmo and Aaron Mattocks will join Mikhail Baryshnikov in the cast of the world premiere stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov's "Man in a Case" to be presented at  Hartford Stage Feb. 21 to March 24. Annie-B Parson...