The Nutcracker is not just a lovely holiday tradition. It’s am ambassador for ballet, gaining fans who have never been to seen ballet before.
Pennsylvania Ballet’s fifth program of the current season is a historically intriguing.
The company has gone through drastic changes since last season, some of which may have come with sorrow. Still they never stopped their devotion to ballet and to the Philadelphia art community.
ROMANCE showcases the diversity and beauty of the Pennsylvania Ballet’s dancers.
Pennsylvania Ballet’s LE CORSAIRE is as gorgeous and breath-taking as it should be.
Lily Kind uses a recent PA Ballet program to look at what makes a ballet a ballet and what makes a dance a dance.
For the last program of Pennsylvania Ballet’s 2015-2016 season, Angel Corella challenges both the dancers and the audience with the four experimental dances
Based on the beloved novel, Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes, DON QUIXOTE has been one of the most popular and challenging ballets for over a century.
The selections show artistic director Angel Corella’s close attention to the dancers’ talents and characters and his passion to bring out the best in them.
A holiday tradition for many Philadelphians, the Pennsylvania Ballet’s NUTCRACKER returns for another season.
In his second season as the artistic director of the Pennsylvania Ballet, Angel Corella is hand-picking the entire program for the first time.
WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT OUTER SPACE (Pennsylvania Ballet, Curtis Institute of Music, FringeArts): Fringe Review 14
If dance is a language, it is spoken in a variety of accents. With WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT OUTER SPACE, FringeArts commissioning three contemporary choreographers—Zoe Scofield, Georg Reischl, and Itamar Serussi—to create pieces on PA Ballet dancers.
Shut Up & Dance 2014 benefit for MANNA proved one for the books. Every year the performance is typically wonderful for a number of reasons, primary among them its great sense of Philly community spirit in support of MANNA and not the least of which is the esprit of the participating dancers. Some years are standouts artistically and this was just one of those years.