Even though the Charlotte Ballet dancers have taken their final bows of the season, they are still on the grounds in spirit at the Chautauqua Dance Circle’s final “Views on Pointe” lecture at 3:30 p.m. today in the Hall of Christ.
Broadway productions and other theatrical performances outside the gates often run for weeks at a time. At Chautauqua Institution, many performances and lectures are seen by audiences only once.
Dancers are often told they need to be versatile. Their technique must be top-notch, and they are required to train in a variety of dance styles and genres. But there is another skill that is becoming increasingly important for young dancers: the ability to choreograph.
The Chautauqua Dance Circle is putting the spotlight on lighting design during today’s “Views on Pointe” lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the Hall of Christ.
With 50 years of experience in teaching, Maris Battaglia knows a thing or two about dance education.
At 16, Kali Oliver is a veteran of the Chautauqua Dance program. She began her dance training in the Workshop…
It may seem odd, but Chautauqua audience members got a sneak peak of Charlotte Ballet’s future during “An Evening of Pas de Deux” at the Amphitheater on Wednesday night. Yes, two at a time taking to the stage, not ensemble ballets.
When the audience hears the phrase “pas de deux,” often a romantic duet comes to mind — the title characters…
Flashback to 1973, an article with the headline “Stars of New York City Ballet to dance in Chautauqua Amphitheater,” appears in the Chautauquan.
Mark Diamond is known for his creative narratives, but his piece “Into the Fray,” choreographed for the School of Dance Student Gala, may spin his most creative web yet: The audience will be shrunk down to ant size and immersed in his “insect ballet.”