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Latest George Balanchine Items
Miami City Ballet's first ballet conductor has died. Ottavio de Rosa was 91.
Mikhail Baryshnikov is a master of innovation. This week he utilizes his expertise in both dance and drama to make his Shakespeare Theatre Company debut in "Man in a Case." Adapted from two Chekhov stories by Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar, the multimedia production features Misha, as he prefers to be called, and members of their Big Dance Theater.
Serge Diaghilev and his Ballets Russes astonished the world by transforming not only ballet, but all the arts in the 20th century — an achievement celebrated with flair in an impressive new major exhibition at the National Gallery of Art: "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909-1929: When Art Danced With Music."
Yvonne Mounsey, who danced major roles for George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins with the New York City Ballet in the 1950s and went on to found an influential West Coast ballet school, has died. She was 93.
When dancers of the New York City Ballet grace the stage at Lincoln Center for this year's fall gala Thursday night, they'll be wearing extraordinary costumes by Valentino _ and not many people can say that these days.
Henri Cartier-Bresson's photographs are of some of the most epic events of the last century, beautifully printed in black-and-white. The vast majority of those gelatin silver prints were made by one man between 1967 and 1997. He was Voja Mitrovic, a master printer at Paris' celebrated Picto photo lab.
Edward Villella, the artistic director of the Miami City Ballet, has abruptly left the company after nearly a year of financial struggles and management shake-ups that threatened to overshadow the troupe he founded and built into an internationally recognized company.
If you've ever seen choreographer Matthew Bourne's version of "Swan Lake," you already know his birds aren't the usual delicate, fluttery ballet swans.
If you've ever seen choreographer Matthew Bourne's version of "Swan Lake," you already know that his birds aren't the usual delicate, fluttery ballet swans.