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John Neumeier Celebrates His 50th Anniversary at Hamburg Ballet

John Neumeier is celebrating his 50th anniversary as artistic director of the Hamburg Ballet. It’s a festive season—and one that was originally going to be his last. But last week the company announced that Neumeier will stay on another year to facilitate a smooth transition with his newly named successor, Demis Volpi, who will become […]

John Neumeier's "Anna Karenina" Comes to Toronto

November 10–18 , the National Ballet of Canada presents the North American premiere of John Neumeier’s Anna Karenina at the Four Seasons Centre in Toronto. Co-produced with Hamburg Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet, NBoC is the last of the three companies to present the new two-act production. Anna Karenina: Inside the Studio | 2018 | […]

Onstage This Week: Neumeier's "Anna Karenina" at the Bolshoi, World Premieres in Richmond and Phoenix, and More

What’s going on in ballet this week? We’ve pulled together some highlights. The Bolshoi Premiere of John Neumeier’s Anna Karenina Last July Hamburg Ballet presented the world premiere of John Neumeier’s Anna Karenina, a modern adaptation on Leo Tolstoy’s famous novel. Hamburg Ballet coproduced the full-length ballet with the National Ballet of Canada and the […]

António Casalinho and Margarita Fernandes Are Thrilling Audiences at Bayerisches Staatsballett and Beyond

“Perfection!” “Extraordinary!” “Magnífico!” These comments pepper videos on Instagram featuring Margarita Fernandes and António Casalinho performing the Diana and Actaeon pas de deux at the Prix de Lausanne’s 50th anniversary gala in early February. Yet while the young Portuguese dancers at Germany’s Bayerisches Staatsballett, 18 and 19, respectively, thrill audiences, they’re just as stunned in […]

Your November Roster Roundup: Dancers and Directors On the Move

This month has brought another exciting round of career news—check out the latest farewells, appointments, promotions and more in this month’s roster roundup. Promotions and Appointments Julie Kent will join Houston Ballet as co-artistic director alongside Stanton Welch following her six years as artistic director of The Washington Ballet. She will assume the new position […]

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