PODCAST: London City Ballet, Artistic Director, Christopher Marney

Welcome to The Wonderful World of Dance Podcast! We’re excited to share our new podcast with Christopher Marney, award-winning dancer, teacher, choreographer and Artistic Director of London City Ballet. London City Ballet was first established in 1978 as the resident company of London’s Sadler’s Wells and was one of the world’s leading dance companies. Before…

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The National Ballet of Japan – world premiere of Tuckett’s Macbeth and company premiere of Ashton’s The Dream

The National Ballet of Japan Artistic Director, and former Royal Ballet principal, Yoshida Miyako presents the 2022-23 season with the world premiere of Macbeth by Will Tuckett and company premiere of The Dream by Frederick Ashton. Macbeth by Will TuckettThe National Ballet of Japan will perform the original ballet created by Will Tuckett, an Olivier…

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La Biennale di Venezia Dance 2023 – The chemistry of dance. Altered States – Directed by Wayne McGregor

The chemistry of dance. Altered States – the title of the 17th International Festival of Contemporary Dance (13 – 29 July), is the third chapter that director Wayne McGregor continues to explore this discipline of motion, in dialogue with techno culture and the most advanced scientific thought, and in a perceptional relationship with the audience.…

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Isaac Hernández, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet from growing up in Mexico to changing lives of future dance stars

Isaac Hernández is a dancer on a mission to change the lives of young aspiring dancers in his home country of Mexico. His own unique story of growing up in Guadalajara as one of 11 kids, being trained in the garden by his father, before forging a stellar international dance career, is a story that…

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Podcast: Isaac Hernández, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet

In this podcast, Principal Dancer Isaac Hernández shares his unique story of growing up in Mexico as one of 11 kids, being taught to dance by his father and dancing with ABT II, San Francisco Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, his move to English National Ballet, and the decision to return to San Francisco Ballet.  Isaac…

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Dutch National Ballet presents ‘Forsythe Festival’

Dutch National Ballet’s Forsythe Festival presents for the first time a programme of three masterpieces by William Forsythe. If there is one choreographer who has influenced and steered the development of contemporary dance, it has to be William Forsythe. He completely overturned the traditional logic and dynamic of ballet. Dutch National Ballet presents its first…

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Semperoper Ballett announces Kinsun Chan as Artistic Director

Semperoper Ballett has announced Kinsun Chan will become Artistic Director at the beginning of the 2024/25 season. He succeeds Aaron S. Watkin, who becomes Artistic Director of English National Ballet after 17 years in Dresden. Also announced for the 2023/24 season include Marcelo Gomes as Artistic Company Manager and Adi Luick as Company Manager who…

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Matthew Bourne’s ‘Edward Scissorhands’ UK Spectacular Xmas Tour 

Get into the holiday spirit this year with Matthew Bourne‘s exquisite production of Edward Scissorhands. This enchanting tale has captured the hearts of audiences around the globe since it’s premiere in 2005. Following sell-out shows in America, Australia, Korea, Japan, and Europe, Edward Scissorhands returns to the UK for the first time in nine years.…

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Dutch National Ballet announces an exciting 2023/24 season

Dutch National Ballet 2023/24 season opens with Four Temperaments, featuring works by four generations of top choreographers: George Balanchine and Hans van Manen, and world premieres by Ted Brandsen and Juanjo Arqués. The Dancing Dutch programme features works by important choreographers of today: Hans van Manen, David Dawson and Milena Sidorova, and for the first time Dutch National…

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