The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Snapshot: Elisabeth Holowchuk
First Soloist Elisabeth Holowchuk opens up about being a ballet dancer, working with the legendary Suzanne Farrell, and her favorite moment before performances. For more on The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, go here: http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/ballet/farrell/
Play video Now More Than Ever: A Film by Ezra Hurwitz (Choreography by Marcelo Gomes) for Ballet Across America
Now More Than Ever: A Film by Ezra Hurwitz (Choreography by Marcelo Gomes) for Ballet Across America
Now More Than Ever premiered on April 17, 2017, as part of the opening night celebration of Ballet Across America, curated by Misty Copeland and Justin Peck. Now More than Ever Directed by Ezra Hurwitz Featuring Stella Abrera, Isabella Boylston, Marcelo Gomes, Calvin Royal III, and James Whiteside Director of Photography Carlos Reyes Produced by Talkshop Studios Associate Producer: Evelyn Kocak Choreography by Marcelo Gomes Music by Aaron Roche Assistant Camera: Alejandro Villegas Second Assistant Camera: Oscar Reyes Stedicam Operator: Lewis Reif Gaffer: Robert Wayright Key Grip: Joseph Kurtz Jib Operator: Michael V. Peters First Assistant: Jib Mike Yoder Wardrobe generously provided by Capezio, Leanne Marshall Designs, and Discount Dance Supply Special Thanks to Glenn A. Turner and Meg Booth Now More than Ever was commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Artsas part of the 2016–2017 season.
Play video "Ascending Bird" – Starring Lil Buck, Patricia Delgado, Sara Mearns, more... | Finale of "DEMO: Now"
"Ascending Bird" – Starring Lil Buck, Patricia Delgado, Sara Mearns, more... | Finale of "DEMO: Now"
This piece was created as the finale for "DEMO: Now," directed by Damian Woetzel with choreography by the Artists, and features movements and themes from the rest of the show. Performed by Lil Buck and Ron “Prime Tyme” Miles, with Patricia Delgado, Jason Collins, Victor Lozano, and Sara Mearns, Rashaun Mitchell, Silas Riener Music: Persian traditional, arranged by Colin Jacobsen and Siamak Aghaei Music performed by Brooklyn Rider, with Johnny Gandelsman - violin, Colin Jacobsen – violin, Nicholas Cords – viola, Michael Nicolas – cello Savannah Harris – cajon Caroline Shaw – violin Part of: DEMO by Damian Woetzel: Now in The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater March 7, 2018 New Artistic Initiatives are funded in honor of Linda and Kenneth Pollin. 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. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video Tiler Peck Honors Patricia McBride - 2014 Kennedy Center Honors
Tiler Peck Honors Patricia McBride - 2014 Kennedy Center Honors
Renown New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck performs "Fascinatin' Rhythm" from 'Who Cares?' by legendary choreographer George Balanchine, as a tribute to 2014 Kennedy Center Honoree Patricia McBride. Iconic ballerina Patricia McBride was honored alongside Al Green, Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin and Sting. Her three-decade long dancing career brought to life countless works by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, with a list of partners that included Edward Villella, Arthur Mitchell, Jacques d’Amboise and Mikhail Baryshnikov. She was New York City Ballet's youngest principal dancer, and was the original dancer of this "Fascinatin' Rhythm" solo from 'Who Cares?', which Balanchine created just for her. Subscribe to our channel! https://www.youtube.com/user/TheKennedyCenter
Play video New York City Ballet LIVE from Rehearsal: Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux | The Kennedy Center
New York City Ballet LIVE from Rehearsal: Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux | The Kennedy Center
New York City Ballet Principal Dancers Teresa Reichlen and Zachary Catazaro rehearse Balanchine’s "Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux," led by ballet masters Katey Tracey and Jonathan Stafford with Daniel Capps conducting and Craig Baldwin on piano. Join us tonight through Apr. 1 for the NYCB's engagement featuring works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins & Justin Peck: http://bit.ly/2DVj27q 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 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