Last week's premiere at San Francisco Ballet proved to be an all-around artistic feat - again for Ratmansky, for the entire company of San Francisco Ballet and, yes, for Shostakovich who had not penned these compositions for the ballet stage.
Read Whole Story
Though created by Mr. Tudor in 1937, the ballet couldn't have been more current. Tudor described this work as his favorite ballet, and many consider it to be his greatest.
Michael Uthoff is an artist and the son of artists. He is a dancer and a choreographer, an artistic director and administrator and above all, Michael Uthoff is a teacher.
The ghosts of George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Alvin Ailey and too many others to name are hopefully still in residence, inspiring a new generation of artists to create great works.
The 1940s, a time of war and economic crisis, appears to be a popular period to revisit in the performing arts world right now, with Doctor Atomic, an...
Get top stories and blogs posts emailed to you each day.