Audiences might remember a few young dancers from the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet who made a special appearance during this season’s opera performances of Macbeth and Eugene Onegin. Those dancers — and several more from CRYB — are returning to the Institution, this time performing their own repertoire.
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.
After 25 seasons helming the Institution’s performing and visual arts programming, Marty Merkley has decided to hang up his hat.
Financial planning and the Chautauqua Foundation took precedence at Wednesday morning’s Chautauqua Board of Trustees Porch Discussion, where Sebastian Baggiano and Geof Follansbee served as speakers.
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.
For Sharifa Felicia Norton, Week Seven’s theme “Redefining Europe,” was the perfect opportunity to bring together religion, art and history.
The Chautauqua Corporation annual meeting began with the presentation of motions from the floor — something that has not happened previously.
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.
Chautauqua Institution is a place that is difficult to describe for those who have never experienced it themselves. It is the job of the marketing department to find ways to describe Chautauqua’s programming and community to attract and retain visitors.