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George Balanchine

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  • Youmans: Chita Rivera to perform hits from a storied career

    Youmans: Chita Rivera to perform hits from a storied career
    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...
  • Feedback: What's on your bedside table?

    Feedback: What's on your bedside table?
    "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...
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov To Star in New Dance-Theater Work at Hartford Stage

    Mikhail Baryshnikov To Star in New Dance-Theater Work at Hartford Stage
    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...
  • 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...
  • New PBS arts festival to include broadcast of L.A. Opera's 'Il Postino'

     
    PBS has announced that it will air a new, televised arts festival this fall that will include broadcasts from major performing arts companies around the country as well as music-themed shows. As part of the festival, PBS will air Los......
  • 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"...
  • Alicia Alonso and Ballet Nacional de Cuba at Dorothy Chandler, Segerstrom

     
    Alicia Alonso's Ballet Nacional de Cuba will perform in Los Angeles and Orange County....
  • 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. ┬áRunning from Feb. 9-20,...
  • Dance review: San Francisco Ballet at Segerstrom Center

     
    Helgi Tomasson, San Francisco Ballet’s artistic director and principal choreographer since 1985, has excelled less obviously as a dance-maker than he has as a dancer-maker. His legacy with San Francisco Ballet is secure for having molded the nation&...
  • Triple Tony winner Hinton Battle teaching Saturday at Master Class Academy

     
    Some Broadway royalty will be in Orlando this Saturday, Oct. 8, teaching at The Master Class Academy in Winter Park. As of Tuesday, Oct. 4, there were still a few spots left in the various classes so it's not too late to study with one of the greats....
  • NYCB Moves will step into Northridge, Santa Barbara

     
    Growing up in Bakersfield, Tiler Peck forged a connection to George Balanchine’s New York City Ballet by taking classes with three of that company’s former ballerinas — Yvonne Mounsey, Patricia Neary and Colleen Neary. Her first love,...