GRUPO CORPO is one of Brazil’s better known contemporary dance companies.Their movement is highly appealing and accessible. Performances feature commissioned scores that draw on all aspects of Brazilian, classical and contemporary music idioms.
Los Angeles Ballet brought it's most recent repertory evening titled NewWaveLA to The Alex Theatre. The program included works by So you Think You Can Dance choreographers and Josie Walsh. The four pieces on the program were premieres.
Royal Danish Ballet is currently on tour with their time travelling version of Napoli, which borrows both fashion and manners from the social world of circa 1950 Capri. With aüdditional music by Louise Alenius and new choreography by Sorella Englund
Interview with J. d'Amboise at the McCallum Theater 16th Choreography Festival.Topics: NDI, the Balanchine trust, working with young dancers, and sustaining the Balanchine repertory. Touching story about his first job at age 8 with Tanny LeClercq.
Choreographer Boris Eifman is fascinated by characters living beyond the brink of sanity or obsession.The company's new Rodin is a freewheeling work that blends past & present in an impressionistic work.It features modern ballet & vivid theatrics.
NEW YORK 2014
The adapted “Liliom”,John Neumier’s masterful, full length ballet for Hamburg Ballett at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.Carsten Jung and Alina Cojocaru with music by Michel Legran,choreography & concept by Neumeier.Features music w/ onstage big band
State Street Ballet presents LA premiere of its charming 2 act ballet,An American Tango.Part stage documentary,part nostalgic homage to the Jazz Age with choreography by William Soleau, it uses music by Waller, Gershwin& Elllington. Book by G Veloz.