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George Balanchine Foundation
The foundations goal is pursued through a broad range of activities and programs, including concentrated research, ballet reconstructions, publications, lectures and videos, and other innovative projects.
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This journal focuses on the relationship between dance and somatic practices, and the influence of this body of practice on the wider performing arts. The journal will be aimed at scholars and artists, providing a space for practitioners and theorists to debate the work, to consider the impact and influence of the work on performance, the interventions that somatic practices can have on other disciplines and the implications for research and teaching.
Choreographic Practices operates from the principle that dance embodies ideas and can be productively enlivened when considered as a mode of critical and creative discourse. The journal provides a platform for sharing choreographic practices, critical inquiry and debate.
New Content added to the Dance in Video Database!
I am writing to let you know that we released 11 new titles into Dance in Video, bringing the content count to 644 works/610 hours . See details regarding all of the new titles here -- http://daiv.alexanderstreet.
*Concerto, from Three Ballets by Kenneth Macmillan, The Royal Ballet
*Elite Syncopations, from Three Ballets by Kenneth Macmillan, The Royal Ballet
*The Judas Tree, from Three Ballets by Kenneth Macmillan, Carlos Acosta, Leanne Benjamin, Edward Watson, Bennet Gartside, The Royal Ballet
*Dance Excerpts, from The Spirit of Dance: Irish Step Dancing, Norah Dale Allen, Maureen Haley, Maureen Britell, Erin Connolly
*Irish Step Dancing (Interview), Norah Dale Allen, Maureen Haley, Maureen Britell, Erin Connolly
*Dance On with Billie Mahoney: Marcia McFee, (Interview)
*Dance On with Billie Mahoney: Charles 'Honi' Coles (Interview)
*Gil Roman and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne: Of Heart and Courage (Documentary)
*Samba on Your Feet (Documentary)
*Still Life at the Penguin Cafe, Simon Jeffes, David Bintley, The Penguin Cafe Orchestra
*The Penguin Cafe Orchestra: Documentary with Simon Jeffes
Enjoy the new content.
New York Times
Meet Agnes de Mille
From the time she was little, Agnes de Mille loved to dance. During her long career, de Mille helped transform both American ballet and musical theater. This week on Classics for Kids, meet Agnes de Mille.
American Ballet Theatre
Since 1940, American Ballet Theatre has performed in the greatest theatres around the world, creating a tradition of passion, innovation, and athleticism that transcends cultural boundaries and touches the soul of ballet lovers old and new.
Pillow’s new online archive of video clips
Inside this online exhibit view brief performance excerpts spanning from 1930s dance pioneers to today's most exciting artists. All recorded at Jacob's Pillow, this collection is ever-growing with many paths to explore, meaningful connections to discover, and surprises to share. Welcome.
Ballerina Leaves Her Comfort Zone Wendy Whelan Embraces Modern Dance at Jacob’s Pillow
Nancy Palmieri for The New York Times