Ricky Ubeda of SYTYCD joins 'On the Town'
The new Broadway revival of On The Town welcomed So You Think You Can Dance Season 11 winner and "America's Favorite Dancer" Ricky Ubeda to the cast in late February for a limited engagement through April 26. Ubeda won this opportunity as part of his prize for being named SYTYCD champion last September.
Ballet Austin presents ‘Director's Choice’
Escape the madness of March with Ballet Austin’s Director’s Choice program on March 27-29 at The Long Center. The program will present three dance works that feature contemporary choreography, classical scores and a touch of tango. Choreographers include Artistic Director Stephen Mills, Jennifer Hart and Jimmy Orrante.
ABT premieres ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ in Cali
American Ballet Theatre has returned to Segerstrom Center in Costa Mesa, California in the lead up to its world premiere of the classic ballet The Sleeping Beauty, choreographed by Marius Petipa with staging and additional choreography by Alexei Ratmansky. In its 23rd visit to this performing arts center, ABT will present this all-new production on March 3–8, featuring Tchaikovsky’s beloved score performed live.
Gauthier Dance presents exciting 'Infinity'
In its eighth season as the dance company of Theaterhaus Stuttgart in Germany, Eric Gauthier’s Gauthier Dance will present its first mixed bill this spring, appropriately featuring eight pieces. The program, titled Infinity, features works by Johan Inger, Nanine Linning, Cayetano Soto, Alejandro Cerrudo, Po-Cheng Tsai, Charles Moulton, Alexander Ekman and Hans van Manen.
School of American Ballet hosts Winter Ball
The School of American Ballet (SAB) will host its 2015 Winter Ball at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on Monday, March 9, as sponsored by legendary French jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels for the eighth consecutive year. An annual event, the Winter Ball is a glamorous, black-tie dinner and dance attended by more than 500 patrons, including the School's board members and alumni.
BTP at Sea submissions close March 15
Broadway Theatre Project, one of the world’s leading musical theatre arts education programs for high school and college students, is typically offered over three weeks each summer. For 2015, BTP will be hosted by Norwegian Cruise Line at their state-of-the-art training facility in Tampa Bay, Florida. BTP will be accepting submissions from students age 16 and older. Only 80 applicants will be selected for this premier experience, presented July 9-August 1.
Spots still open for Paris Ballet Intensive
International Ballet Institute New York has announced its first summer intensive study abroad in Paris, set for June 28-July 12, 2015. Illustrious teachers from the highest ranks of the Paris Opera Ballet and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal will teach ballet technique, pointe, variations and conditioning to a select group of students from the United States and abroad. Auditions begin this month.
Full Radius Dance presents mixed bill
Atlanta’s Full Radius Dance, a physically-integrated modern dance company made up of dancers with and without disabilities, will return to 7 Stages Theatre on March 13-14 to present Snapshot. In this program, Full Radius Dance will feature works inspired by Emily Dickinson, the Beast of Gévaudan and the photography of Garry Winogrand.