The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Snapshot: Violeta Angelova
Soloist Violeta Angelova talks about some common ballet myths and the realities of being a professional ballerina. For more on The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, go here: http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/ballet/farrell/
Play video The Joffrey Ballet - "Fool's Paradise"
The Joffrey Ballet - "Fool's Paradise"
The Joffrey Ballet performed "Fool's Paradise," choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, on April 22, 2017 at the Kennedy Center. For more information, please visit: http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSF
Play video Q&A with American Ballet Theatre's Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside
Q&A with American Ballet Theatre's Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside
American Ballet Theatre principal dancers Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside answer your questions! January 2018 Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video At This Stage: A Film by Ezra Hurwitz for Ballet Across America at the Kennedy Center
At This Stage: A Film by Ezra Hurwitz for Ballet Across America at the Kennedy Center
At This Stage premiered on April 17, 2017, as part of the opening night celebration of Ballet Across America, curated by Misty Copeland and Justin Peck. Directed by Ezra Hurwitz Director of Photography Carlos Reyes Produced by Talkshop Studios Music: Phillip Glass Mishima Quartet Assistant Camera: Alejandro Villegas Stedicam Operator: Lewis Reif Audio Technician: Nicholas Guldner Production Assistants: Gus Reed and Evan Daniels Featuring members of the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, Choreographer Jeremy McQueen, and Costume Designer Mondo Morales Special Thanks to Rebecca Schwartz & Cynthia Harvey At This Stage was commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as part of the 2016–17 season. String Quartet No. 3 (Mishima) ©1984 Dunvagen Music Publishers. Used by permission.
Play video "Blueprint" from "DEMO: Now" by Damian Woetzel
"Blueprint" from "DEMO: Now" by Damian Woetzel
Blueprint World premiere Commissioned by the Kennedy Center as part of DEMO by Damian Woetzel Music by Caroline Shaw Choreography by Pam Tanowitz Costumes by Reid Bartleme and Harriet Jung Lighting by Aaron Copp Performed by Patricia Delgado, Victor Lozano, and Jason Collins Music performed by Brooklyn Rider, with Johnny Gandelsman (violin), Colin Jacobsen (violin), Nicholas Cords (viola), Michael Nicolas (cello) Part of: DEMO by Damian Woetzel: Now March 7, 2018 Presented as a part of DIRECT CURRENT, the Kennedy Center’s celebration of contemporary culture, March 5-19, 2018. New Artistic Initiatives are funded in honor of Linda and Kenneth Pollin. © The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts ABOUT DEMO: Former New York City Ballet principal dancer turned director/choreographer/thought leader Damian Woetzel—who was recently named as the next president of The Juilliard School—curates and hosts the third season of his interdisciplinary DEMO series. This installment presented recent commissions and D.C. premieres from some of today’s most creative voices in dance and music. The evening included a new work choreographed by Pam Tanowitz, with music by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Caroline Shaw, and the Kennedy Center premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s solo Fandango, danced by New York City Ballet star Sara Mearns and set to the music of Boccherini. Additional artists included the game-changing string quartet Brooklyn Rider, Memphis jookin street dance pioneer Lil Buck, and former Merce Cunningham Dance Company performers and modern dance luminaries Silas Riener and Rashaun Mitchell. March 7, 2018 Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video Ben Folds Performs with the Nashville Ballet - "Concerto"
Ben Folds Performs with the Nashville Ballet - "Concerto"
Ben Folds Performs "Concerto" with the Nashville Ballet at The Kennedy Center. Choreographed by Paul Vasterling; music by Ben Folds. Performance Date: April 17, 2017 For more information, please visit: http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSF
Play video Dance Through the Lens (A Kennedy Center Digital Stage Original)
Dance Through the Lens (A Kennedy Center Digital Stage Original)
Go behind the scenes with dance photographer Matt Karas in this Kennedy Center Digital Stage Original. Featuring dancers from the New York City Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb