Dance News

Giordano Dance Chicago Dancing with the Giordano Stars

Giordano Dance Chicago hosts 15th annual “Dancing with the Giordano Stars” Ballroom Competition

Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) hosts its wildly popular “Dancing with the Giordano Stars” ballroom dance competition to benefit GDC’s Jazz Dance/Science & Health outreach program, company operations, and jazz dance advocacy and mentorship programs 7 -11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. The event will take place at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave. Ryan Baker, Morning

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Carmina Burana

Pacific Northwest Ballet opens its 50th Anniversary Season with triple-bill centered on Kent Stowell’s Carmina Burana

What better way for Pacific Northwest Ballet to launch its 50th “golden” anniversary season than with the return of designer Ming Cho Lee’s colossal 26-foot golden wheel, the centerpiece of PNB Founding Artistic Director Kent Stowell’s Carmina Burana. The energy, spectacle, and exuberant dance of the PNB fan favorite is complemented on this triple-bill by

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Yan Chen ABT

Yan Chen joins Full-Time faculty of American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School and ABT Studio Company

Yan Chen, former Soloist with American Ballet Theatre, has been named to the dual positions of Principal Teacher for the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School Pre-Professional Division and Rehearsal Director for ABT Studio Company. The appointments, effective September 6, were announced by Stella Abrera, Acting Artistic Director of the ABT JKO School and

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Maria and the Mouse Deer Ballet Austin II

Ballet Austin launches new “Fables of the World” series with premiere of new ballet, Maria and the Mouse Deer

Ballet Austin launches its new project, Fables of the World, an ongoing dance series to be performed by Ballet Austin II, with the premiere of Maria and the Mouse Deer, a whimsical adaptation of the Philippine folk tales of Maria “fairy of the mountain” and the clever Mouse Deer. With the concept, design and choreography by Alexa Capareda, the work is set to

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