Posts Tagged ‘Ballet’

In Its Second D.C. Season, a Ballet Company Nixes the Same Old Song and Dance

The Chamber Dance Project mixes the old (an onstage string quartet) with the new (live dance improv).

Edgar Degas’ “Little Dancer” Sculpture Gets the Musical Treatment

A collaboration between the National Gallery of Art and the Kennedy Center illuminates the history of one of NGA's most famous pieces.

Mavericks of American Dance Simulcasts Here Saturday

Today, Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet is easily one of North America’s top five ballet companies. But in October 1956, the troupe was just six dancers in a station wagon, making its company debut at—of all places—Frostburg State. The 55 ensuing years saw choreographer Robert Joffrey’s peripatetic company not just uproot its base of operations, but overturn [...]

Arts Roundup: Washington Post Edition

Ramble On: Georgetown's Govinda Gallery, D.C.'s only rock-n-roll art gallery, closed on June 30th after 35 years. Director Chris Murray tells the Reliable Source, "I just feel proud of what we did there. I’m not sad at all." Govinda will continue to operate as an arts consultant and publishing company. Meanwhile, in kinda [...]