| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:15 AM
This season's offerings of "The Nutcracker" are robust and varied. Westside Ballet of Santa Monica presents Tchaikovsky's holiday classic. The Broad Stage, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica, Dec. 1, 1 and 5 p.m. Sold out. (310) 434-3200. http://www....
| Dec 8, 2013
Growing up, April Daly said she knew no one in her native Rockford who had made it as a professional ballet dancer. Yet she never questioned her decision to pursue a ballet career.
"I always tell my parents (that) I think they're incredible that they...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:26 PM
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...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Young dancers lined the Hilton Chicago's Grand Staircase as more than 700 people entered Joffrey Ballet's Spring Gala, presented by its Women's Board on April 25.
Before the gala, themed "We All Speak Dance," guests were treated to an hourlong...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Due to last week’s fire at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Joffrey Ballet’s “Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Awards 2014” has changed its venue, representatives for the company announced on Monday. The...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Sixteen-year-old Eleanor Weir held her right leg out in front of her, arched that foot and brought her toes delicately down to the floor, then back up again. She was pretending that the floor was a cat, and she was trying to pet it with her foot.
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Joffrey Ballet announced its 2014-15 season on Tuesday. The company’s twentieth year in Chicago will feature eight premieres and some familiar Joffrey classics.
The season opens in September with George Balanchine’s “Prodigal Son,&...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:17 PM
The Orlando Philharmonic has revealed the five finalists hoping to be the orchestra's next music director. Orlando audiences will get a chance to watch them conduct at concerts throughout the 2014-15 season, executive director David Schillhammer said....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Episode 2 of auditions has us in Chicago and Los Angeles.
Last week there weren't any joke auditions - some that were clearly not going to make it, but still had an interesting or heart warming story. And silly dad dancing is fine and not exploitative....
| Aug 6, 2013
Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition Season 2 will premiere Tues., Sept. 3, at 9pm ET/PT on Lifetime. The series — whose star, notorious Dance Moms dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, has said is the show she wanted to make in the first place ...
| Aug 29, 2013
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......