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 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 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 "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 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
Play video Desmond Richardson of Complexions Contemporary Ballet - "Imprint/Maya"
Desmond Richardson of Complexions Contemporary Ballet - "Imprint/Maya"
Complexions Contemporary Ballet's Desmond Richardson performs "IMPRINT/MAYA", set to words by Maya Angelou and music by the jazz composer David Rozenblatt, and choreographed by Dwight Rhoden. Part of Ballet Across America -- programs curated by Misty Copeland and Justin Peck -- on April 17, 2017 at the Kennedy Center.