Quantcast

Latest Danseurs Stories

2009-03-31 19:46:00

Artistic legacy captured in stunning short film conceived by Target's Agency MINNEAPOLIS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Target continues to push its reputation as a design-centric retailer that gives back to its community and supports the arts with the latest effort in its successful "Art For All" campaign. The newest iteration of the effort is a short film titled Art Celebrates, honoring 50 years of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT). Target's Minneapolis-based agency, Catalyst...

2009-03-17 12:00:00

The Largest Single Gift in Los Angeles Dance History Will Sustain and Revitalize the Center's World-Class Program and Introduce 'Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center' LOS ANGELES, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Local officials and leaders of Los Angeles' arts community today joined to celebrate the $20 million gift to the Music Center of Los Angeles County by the Glorya Kaufman Dance Foundation. Named in honor of Kaufman, "Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center" will allow...

2009-03-12 12:08:00

Highlights Include 35th Anniversary of Balanchine's Coppelia; Swan Lakeand Slaughter on Tenth Avenue; Saratoga Premieres of Melissa Barak'sA Simple Symphony, a New Work by NYCB Principal Dancer Benjamin Millepied and NYCB Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins'Papillons SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saratoga Performing Arts Center announced today that its 2009 Season of New York City Ballet, July 7-18, will feature 20 different ballets, including full-length...

2009-03-03 07:00:00

'IT IS FUN TO HAVE FUN BUT YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW' (Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat) PHILADELPHIA, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary ballet company BalletX continues its tradition of redefining and expanding the vocabulary of dance with Spring Series, running April 4-11 at The Wilma Theater. BalletX presents a program of fresh choreography with Matthew Neenan's Wonder Why, and two world premieres: The Striped Hat by Christine Cox and a new work by Edwaard Liang in his first Philadelphia...

2009-02-10 07:00:00

First New Staging of the Classic Full-Length Ballet in Over 20 Years SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 21, San Francisco Ballet -- America's oldest professional ballet company and the first in the nation to perform Swan Lake in 1940 -- unveils a spectacular all-new production. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090210/DC68758) Choreographed by San Francisco Ballet Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson, Swan Lake, which runs February 21-March 1 at San...

2009-01-26 20:06:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- AKQA has been appointed by New York City Ballet (NYCB), the nation's largest dance organization, to be the Company's digital agency of record, and help NYCB engage a broader audience, while further enhancing the Company's reputation as a leader in the performing arts. One of the foremost dance companies in the world, NYCB is renowned for its athletic, contemporary style and for its unparalleled repertory, with most of its ballets created in house, by such...

2008-12-03 16:06:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the 10th anniversary for Sean John and the 50th anniversary of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Sean John is pleased to announce that they will dress the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's talented men's dance team in Sean John Fine Tailored suits, dress shirts and ties for the 50th Anniversary Gala tonight, Wednesday, December 3, 2008. At approximately 9:00pm, over 1,200 guests will arrive for the gala party at the Sheraton New York, for...

2008-10-27 09:00:25

Only Ovation TV, the network dedicated to art, culture and creativity, could bring you the most spirited artistic battle on TV -- "Battle of the Nutcrackers - Grudge Match." After its triumphant debut last year, Ovation TV is stepping up the competition with this year's programming event by including six, highly diverse productions of the beloved holiday classic. Once again viewers will be asked to crown their favorite with their on-line votes at http://www.OvationTV.com. Hosted by Mark...

2008-10-08 12:00:23

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC) announced today that The Royal Opera House in HD "Series of Five Masterworks" will be featured on 42 digital High-Definition screens through DigiScreen, at local Carmike theatres in 26 states (a complete listing of the theaters and locations is below). The Royal Opera House is the home of three world-class performing companies - The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera, and The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. It is a focal point for England's national...

2008-09-26 06:00:23

By John Przybys By JOHN PRZYBYS REVIEW-JOURNAL Don't think of it merely as the Nevada Ballet Theatre's 2008- 2009 season. Think of it as a very entertaining, season-long introductory course in dance. With no final exam. That's because this season's diverse slate of offerings by Nevada's largest professional dance company will satisfy both balletgoing veterans and beginners with everything from classical to cutting-edge dances created by George Balanchine and today's hottest...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.