Flashback to 1973, an article with the headline “Stars of New York City Ballet to dance in Chautauqua Amphitheater,” appears in the Chautauquan.
When Jordan Leeper’s dance instructor at the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet told him that he would be coming to Chautauqua Institution to take a ballet class in 2006, he didn’t understand why.
Coordinating ballet with symphony is a puzzle that involves balancing visual and musical aspects of performance.
It’s no surprise that Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s biggest inspiration is George Balanchine. But there’s another choreographer who has also deeply influenced him: Jiří Kylián.
SAALIK KHAN | Staff Photographer Meg Pickard, who previously worked for the Jamestown YMCA for 21 years, joined Chautauqua Institution…
CHRISTOPHER RECORD | Submitted Photo Anna Gerberich and Jordan Leeper, dancers with the Charlotte Ballet, perform in Dwight Rhoden’s “Peace…
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, audiences will have the chance to witness the Charlotte Ballet push dance into an area of creative discomfort. The company hopes that they will metamorphose into the unexpected and the enlightened.
Chautauqua Dance Associate Artistic Director Mark Diamond created three choreographies for the Go West! production. Diamond explains how the three dance pieces fit into the story of Go West!
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, the Charlotte Ballet will take the stage to pay homage to the iconic dance. With 10 separate pas de deux of all shapes and sizes, however, they are doing far more than just paying homage.
A dance company teetering on the brink of extinction may not seem like a good thing. But for Lisa Sheppard Robson, it was the window of opportunity she didn’t even know she was looking for.