San Francisco Ballet Appoints Tamara Rojo as Artistic Director

tamara rojoThe charismatic Spanish ballerina, who directs the English National Ballet, will become the artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet, which she directed for a long time. Helgi Tomasson resigns At the end of 2022, the company announced on Tuesday. Rojo will become the first woman and fourth director to lead the group, the …

American Ballet Theater Plans to Return to Met Opera Stage

After repeated delays brought by the pandemic, American Ballet Theater He plans to go back to the stage. Metropolitan Opera House For the first time in three years, next summer, the company said on Thursday. The Ballet Theater will present a five-week season starting in June, featuring key elements of the repertoire such as “Don …

Not Ready: This Year’s Bespoke ‘Nutcracker’ at City Ballet

When customers at the New York City Ballet dug into the warehouse to reveal their “Nutcracker” costumes in September, they noticed something wrong with the silver bells that adorned their pink and green striped candy cane outfits: They were rusty. During the months when the city was battling the worst waves of the coronavirus, Lincoln …

American Ballet Theater Uses Beyoncé Associate as Chief Executive Officer

A leader of Beyoncé’s business empire will serve as the next CEO of the American Ballet Theatre, the dance company announced on Tuesday. Janet Rollé, managing director of Beyoncé’s media and management company Parkwood Entertainment, will take on the role of general manager and executive director of Ballet Theatre, one of the country’s most prestigious …

Silky Ballet Solos and Irresistible Touching Feet Close Fall for Dance

When Fall for Dance checks all the boxes and puts on a satisfying show, you can’t help but be enthusiastic about the art form and its myriad possibilities. But it is rare. Popular with its eclectic programming and cheap tickets, the New York City Center festival can also make you sick to your stomach – …

A Humble Prince Wears a Velvet Cloak at the Ballet Theater

Behind her self-confidence issue was her difficulty controlling her tall, slender body. “It’s not easy to be this tall and do pyrotechnics,” McKenzie said. “A compactness of the center is required to coordinate and lift the body.” The extreme flexibility of Forster’s joints made the job more difficult and led to injuries. “I’m very loose,” …

City Ballet Rising from the Pandemic The Beginning of a New Age

Dance, perhaps more than any art, is reinvention and renewal, and the fall season of the New York City Ballet showed this inevitable generational shift particularly clearly. It can be painful. When Lauren LovetteSaluting his spectacular farewell performance on October 9, he gave a small wave to the cheering crowd and then gave a determined …