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 16 Years of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet
16 Years of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Dancers and affiliates of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet look back on their time with the company and its iconic director, Suzanne Farrell. After 16 years, the Suzanne Farrell Ballet will culminate with "Forever Balanchine: Farewell Performances", running December 7 - 9, 2017 at the Kennedy Center. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BSBSB A Note From Suzanne Farrell ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "The enormous respect and pride I have for my dancers is immeasurable. This final season is a poignant celebration of them and my gratitude to the generous supporters of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet. The program is a reflection of our last 16 years. It has been an honor to serve the art of ballet and George Balanchine." 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 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 Jessica Lang Dance and Washington National Opera LIVE in Rehearsal
Jessica Lang Dance and Washington National Opera LIVE in Rehearsal
Jessica Lang Dance and the Washington National Opera rehearse for the WNO's production of Aida at The Kennedy Center. All WNO dancers, singers, directors, choreographers and stage management staff are represented by the American Guild of Musical Artists. We wish to extend our gratitude to AGMA for their permission to feature the work of these artists today.
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 The Suzanne Farrell Ballet - Balanchine's Divertimento No. 15 - Suzanne Farrell Tribute, 2005 Honors
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet - Balanchine's Divertimento No. 15 - Suzanne Farrell Tribute, 2005 Honors
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet honors 2005 Kennedy Center Honoree Suzanne Farrell with a performance of Balanchine's Divertimento No. 15. The piece was choreographed by George Balanchine for eight principal dancers, five women and three men, with an ensemble of eight women, and premiered in 1956. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb #KCHonors #SuzanneFarrell #Ballet #KennedyCenter #CBS