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Things to do in the Midlands

9/8/2008 7:25:05 AM

Source: The State, S.C.

Parents of real-life Billy Elliot sell home to send son to top ballet school

9/8/2008 7:23:31 AM

Source: Daily Mail, UK

Peach Festival announces competition winners

9/8/2008 7:02:19 AM

Source: Buffalo News

Wayne McGregor's artful science

9/8/2008 6:56:23 AM

Source: London Times

Blaze hits school

9/8/2008 6:53:47 AM

Source: Liverpool Echo

VIDEO: Tapping into stardom...

9/8/2008 6:08:11 AM

Source: Luton Today

Utah ballet prodigy is first American to win global honor

9/8/2008 5:05:20 AM

Source: Deseret News, Utah

Latino youths speak out on being Hispanic in America

9/8/2008 5:00:41 AM

Source: NBC 12 Phoenix (KPNX)

Director Grover Dale's work on 'West Side Story' brings him back to early career

9/8/2008 3:46:17 AM

Source: Dallas Morning News

Argentine pairs wins World Tango Championships

9/5/2008 1:01:27 PM

Source: Hollywood Life


16-Year-Old Utah Dancer Wins Major Ballet Prize

9/7/2008 11:55:32 PM

Source: ArtsJournal

Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute Auditions Jan 19

9/7/2008 2:30:06 PM

Source: Taste Oklahoma News

SPAC Attendance Plunges; PhilOrch Takes Biggest Hit

9/7/2008 12:30:20 PM

Source: ArtsJournal

Jessica Heads Out While Cash Gets Blogging

9/6/2008 10:47:32 AM

Source: Pop Sugar

Mary-Kate Is an Actress Turned Designer Turned Actress

9/5/2008 2:50:02 PM

Source: Pop Sugar

Latest Articles


Dainty cabaret

Keigwin + Company bring the elements to Jacob’s Pillow
Larry Keigwin’s genial take on the perennially popular theme of the four elements (water, fire, earth, air) didn’t add anything profound to the cosmic intelligence.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  September 02, 2008

Legs plus

Aspen Santa Fe at Jacob’s Pillow
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s program at Jacob’s Pillow last week sampled four choreographers while showing off the dynamic 11-member company.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  September 02, 2008


Trey McIntyre at the Pillow
Are we in the midst of a dance boom?
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 27, 2008

Funny bones

Stockholm 59° North at the Pillow
It was the darkly comic offerings of Mats Ek in the middle, and the personable interpretations that gave the evening its distinction.
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 19, 2008

Crowded stage

Ballet showcase grows and grows
Portland Ballet Company will present its annual Portland Dances! New Works Showcase, a sampler of original jazz, modern, point, and experimental choreography.
By EMILY PARKHURST  |  August 27, 2008

What's up?

Bates Fest choreographers know the difference
For trend seekers, Different Voices, a showcase for this year’s Bates Dance Festival’s visiting choreographers, hinted at several directions for contemporary dance.
By JUNE VAIL  |  August 12, 2008

Soft power

Sara Rudner at Concord Academy and the ICA
It's neither a set piece of choreography nor an improvised free-for-all.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 04, 2008

Fresh tracks

New discs by Someday Providence and Suicide Bill
It’s a big deal when Someday Providence gets new music out. Their new EP extends the band’s dedication to breezy pop, but also adds depth, dimension, and a wee bit of heaviness.
By BOB GULLA  |  July 16, 2008

States of unrest

Hofesh Schechter, Natural Dance Theatre, Ko + Edge at the Pillow
“Dance is a tool to look at other things,” choreographer Hofesh Shechter told an interviewer, but during the company’s US debut at Jacob’s Pillow last weekend you’d be forgiven for just looking at the fantastically virile dancing.
By DEBRA CASH  |  July 15, 2008

Modern romantics

Mark Morris’s Romeo & Juliet ; Lar Lubovitch at the Pillow
Romeo & Juliet, On Motifs of Shakespeare is less of a statement than a supposition: what if we did it a different way?
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  July 08, 2008

Trying to fail

MSMT finds a hit in a flop
Brooks draws absurdities of both the theater and New York City with both mischief and affection, and MSMT’s production is impishly, lovingly true to that spirit.
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 09, 2008

Young and old

Mark Morris at Tanglewood
The presence of company veterans infuses Mark Morris Dance Group with a maturity that both grounded and lifted this presentation to a higher plane.
By JANINE PARKER  |  July 02, 2008

Sharp accents

Forro in the Dark and Marta Topferova talk the talk
Boston has its own vital scene of pan-American jazz and folk (hey, Mili Bermejo, Alex Alvear, Sergio Brandão, and everyone at Ryles on Wednesday nights!).
By JON GARELICK  |  June 30, 2008

Never say die

Revisiting George M !
George M! is a trip back to a time when entertainers were bigger than life, and flag-waving patriotism set off applause as easily as puppies and cute babies prompt aaahs.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 24, 2008

Mood swings

DoubleShift’s stimulating Walk Away
“All Feet Left” includes dance, theater, live music, and visual art, and the centerpiece of it all is DoubleShift Dance Theatre’s presentation of Walk Away.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  June 17, 2008

North Shore's snazzy revival of contact

Plus, Gurnet’s Essential Self-Defense
For a Broadway show, contact is closer to Twyla Tharp than George M. Cohan.
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  June 17, 2008

Prodigies old and new

Tharp’s Rabbit and Rogue at ABT, Ratmansky and Robbins at NYCB
Tharp’s dances almost invariably have a euphoric effect on their first audiences, even when they miss their mark and don’t hold up over the long run.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  June 10, 2008

Text messages

CTS Dance Company’s reverent movements
Cross-pollination in the arts shows up in many media, but it is perhaps most evident in dance.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  June 04, 2008

Grand finales

The Cantata Singers’ Weill retrospective, Mark Morris leading Dido , Chorus pro Musica’s Carmen
Jeffrey Rink has just ended his 18th and final season as music director of Chorus pro Musica. He’ll be missed.
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  June 03, 2008

Dido's fate

Mark Morris at the Majestic
Henry Purcell might not have approved Mark Morris’s contemporary take on Dido and Aeneas, but he probably would have recognized it for its formality and anti-naturalism.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  June 03, 2008

Video: Dancing with the Dolls

9/4/2008 3:44:13 PM

Source: MSNBC Video Today Show

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