You beat your friends. Make sure they never forget with a victory dance from the world’s greatest dancers, the New York City Ballet. Instagram your own victory dance for a chance to win a PS4 system for you and a friend. Tag it #PS4DanceContest. Learn more at GreatnessAwaits.com/PS4DanceContest. [via Kim Jong Anderson / Signal.dk]
In a new series on BALLET20.COM we will showcase young ballet dancers with their private photos and videos. The first one is the beautiful and talented Ai Okuno from Osaka in Japan! She studied at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School. Ai Okuno started her ballet training when she was 6 at Hashimoto Sachiyo Ballet School in… Continue reading Showcase: Ai Okuno
Performance & Choreography: Saya Watatani, Maki Yokoyama Director: Nobuyuki Hanabusa Animator: Seiya Ishii , Nobuyuki Hanabusa Music: Nobuyuki Hanabusa http://enra.jp
A New Ballet by Justin Peck with Original Score by Sufjan Stevens. Premieres at New York City Ballet’s 2014 Spring Gala on May 8th with Additional Performances May 22, 29, 31 matinee and evening.
“One Thousand and One Nights”, the collection of stories from the Orient, forms the focus of this ballet, newly choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj for the Staatsballett Berlin and staged as a coproduction with his own company, the Ballet Preljocaj. With this work, which fills an entire evening, he investigates those motifs hidden within the Arabian,… Continue reading The Nights at Deutsche Oper
During the 2014 Prix de Lausanne, internet users are given the opportunity to follow some of the candidates through a daily videoblog. They show a different, more intimate vision of their lives during the week of the Prix.
Results for YAGP Alumni competing in the Moscow International Ballet Competition: Female Junior Category 1st Place: Miko Fogarty 2nd Place: Gisele Bethea 3rd Place: Katherine Higgins Archived footage:
A wonderful interview with the director of the Hamburg Ballett where he reveals that he actually choreographed all the Mahler symphonies, not only the third!
In the spring of 1981, during a residency at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, choreographer Merce Cunningham and composer John Cage sat down to discuss their work and artistic process. As frequent collaborators, Cage and Cunningham pioneered a new framework of performance. Their novel approach allowed for mediums to exist independently, or rather… Continue reading Merce Cunningham (1919-2009)
Grand Defile Rehearsal 04/14/2013 YAGP 2013 [via Amazing Arts]