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  • Desserts, a sweet time at Joffrey family dinner

    Desserts, a sweet time at Joffrey family dinner
    The Women's Board of the Joffrey Ballet presented its 16th annual Nutcracker Family Dinner on Dec.8 at the Standard Club. Five hundred and seventy-five guests enjoyed a matinee of Robert Joffrey's take on Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the Auditorium...
  • Faces to Watch 2014: Dance | Josie Walsh, Melissa Barak and more

    Faces to Watch 2014: Dance | Josie Walsh, Melissa Barak and more
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Josie Walsh and Melissa Barak | Artistic director-choreographer; artistic director-choreography-...
  • 'Time' is the essence

    'Time' is the essence
    Josie Walsh was walking through Temescal Canyon early this year when her sight was arrested by a mélange of rocks. Jagged stones bulged out on the trail's edge, while others, textured and worn smooth by water, lay nearby. The passage — and...
  • Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition recap Season 2 episode 1: Oh Oh. It’s JoJo.

     
    Today is your day, Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition fans. Season 2 is underway with 11 new dancers competing for $100,000, a scholarship to the Young Dancers Program at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York, and, as we in the Dance Moms nation...
  • Ballet Theatre of Maryland on its toes to bring patrons to their feet

    Ballet Theatre of Maryland on its toes to bring patrons to their feet
    Dianna Cuatto, artistic director of the Ballet Theatre of Maryland, describes the troupe's forthcoming season as one she hopes will bring "the versatility, depth, energy and passion of over 30 professional dancers alive on stage." Under Cuatto, the...
  • $500,000 grant for Joffrey Ballet

    $500,000 grant for Joffrey Ballet
    The Joffrey Ballet announced on Monday that the company has been awarded a $500,000 challenge grant from the Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation. The grant, large by the foundation’s standards, is meant to launch an endowment for the creation,...
  • Joffrey aces a century of progress in 'Russian Masters'

     Joffrey aces a century of progress in 'Russian Masters'
    These days, perhaps more than ever, ballet companies are like sharks: they must keep moving or die. But even as they look toward the future, they ignore or forget ballet's long history at their peril. The Joffrey Ballet's "Russian Masters" program has...
  • Catapult, featuring Easton sisters, advances in "America's Got Talent"

     
    Catapult, the creative shadow-story-telling dance group that includes two Easton sisters among its nine members, has made it through to the next round on "America's Got Talent." Catapult which did a shadow number about a a couple reuniting under the......
  • A festive summer for classical music lovers

    A festive summer for classical music lovers
    It's that time of year again, time to check out some of the more artistically enterprising U.S. summer classical music festivals. Whether it's a world premiere, an unusual opera, an orchestral or chamber rarity, or a gifted young artist seeking exposure...
  • 'Rite of Spring' by Igor Stravinsky turns 100

    'Rite of Spring' by Igor Stravinsky turns 100
    It's hard today to imagine a ballet causing an audience to riot, but that's what happened 100 years ago when the well-heeled Parisian spectators at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées revolted against Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring."  "Rite" debuted...
  • From hip-hop to Mozart, Sinfonietta readies eclectic fare for 2013-14 season

    From hip-hop to Mozart, Sinfonietta readies eclectic fare for 2013-14 season
    The Chicago Sinfonietta, an orchestra long committed to promoting diversity and inclusiveness on both sides of the footlights, is taking its venturesome programming up a notch beginning next season. The move, as explained by executive director Jim...