ballet http://wwno.org en Inside The Arts: Joffrey's Back, Red Linen Twist, And Intergalactic Adventure http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-joffreys-back-red-linen-twist-and-intergalactic-adventure <p></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:59:45 +0000 Diane Mack 56988 at http://wwno.org Chitresh Das And Jason Samuels Smith Appear In NOBA's 'India Jazz Suites' http://wwno.org/post/chitresh-das-and-jason-samuels-smith-appear-nobas-india-jazz-suites <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some people might think putting an Indian Classical dancer and a New York-born tap star together would never work. On this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, we'll hear from </span><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/chhandam/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Chitresh Das</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a master of the ancient Kat-tuck dance style, and tap star</span><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7ZFp7NLPuY" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> Jason Samuels Smith</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. They'll burn up the stage in an East-meets-West dance event brought to the city by </span><a href="http://www.nobadance.com/explore.cfm/performances/indiajazzsuites/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">the New Orleans Ballet Association</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the </span>NOCCA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Institute.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 47306 at http://wwno.org Interviews: Education Expert Diane Ravitch, Actress Debbie Allen, B.R. Ballet's Molly Buchmann http://wwno.org/post/interviews-education-expert-diane-ravitch-actress-debbie-allen-br-ballets-molly-buchmann Jim chats with education historian and former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch talks about education reforms in Louisiana and recent court rulings against their constitutionality.<p>Actress, dancer, choreographer, producer &#38; director Debbie Allen visits to talk about her annual&#160; Debbie Allen Dance Academy performance here in Baton Rouge; a tribute to former Arts Council of GBR director Derek Gordon, who passed away last year.<p>Baton Rouge Ballet Artistic Director Molly Buchmann talks about the annual Spring Concert and other upcoming events.<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/04/JES_031313.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 17:03:00 +0000 Jim Engster 31087 at http://wwno.org Jessica Lang Dance Makes New Orleans Debut http://wwno.org/post/jessica-lang-dance-makes-new-orleans-debut <div style="margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><p></p><p><font face="Calibri" size="5"><span style="font-size: 18pt;">Jessica Lang, one of the most sought-after choreographers in the country is heading to New Orleans. </span></font><font face="Calibri" size="5"><span style="font-size: 18pt;">We go </span></font><font face="Calibri" size="5"><span style="font-size: 18pt;"><i>Inside the Arts</i></span></font><font face="Calibri" size="5"><span style="font-size: 18pt;"> for a sneak peek at Jessica Lang Dance, a dynamic ballet company that promises an engaging evening of dance.</span></font></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 16:04:20 +0000 Diane Mack 27314 at http://wwno.org Loyola Ballet Celebrates Centennial With Classic And Contemporary Works http://wwno.org/post/loyola-ballet-celebrates-centennial-classic-and-contemporary-works <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Verdana;">The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://cmfa.loyno.edu/theatre/dance" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: Verdana; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Loyola Ballet</a><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Verdana;">&nbsp;launches its new season with a mixed repertory concert featuring excerpts from Yuri Grigorovich’s acclaimed Russian ballet, “The Stone Flower,” Nov. 16 and 17 at 8 p.m. Directed by Laura Zambrano, the performance will take place in Louis J. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 15:00:00 +0000 WWNO Staff 23347 at http://wwno.org From Russia with Love http://wwno.org/post/russia-love <p>This summer the <a href="http://cmfa.loyno.edu/theatre/about-theatre-arts-dance">Department of Theatre Arts&nbsp;+ Dance</a> at&nbsp;Loyola University has enlisted a graduate of Moscow&#39;s&nbsp;premiere ballet school to help teach the&nbsp;next generation of dancers.&nbsp;On this week&#39;s&nbsp;Notes from New Orleans,&nbsp;we&#39;ll hear how <a href="http://www.uralsky.com/irina_bio.html">her&nbsp;dancing principles&nbsp;</a>coincide with the&nbsp;Jesuit&#39;s ideals&nbsp;on education.&nbsp; Thu, 21 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 14034 at http://wwno.org Loyola Ballet celebrates National Dance Week with performances, Russian masterpiece http://wwno.org/post/loyola-ballet-celebrates-national-dance-week-performances-russian-masterpiece <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Verdana; text-align: left; ">The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://cmfa.loyno.edu/theatre/dance" style="font-family: inherit; text-align: left; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; font-style: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">Loyola Ballet< Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:25:00 +0000 WWNO Staff 9322 at http://wwno.org Complexions Contemporary Ballet Returns to New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/complexions-contemporary-ballet-returns-new-orleans <p>Superstar dancers will make history, in a one night only performance,&nbsp;as the New&nbsp;Orleans Ballet Association and Chevron present the return of Complexions Contemporary Ballet&mdash;with&nbsp;guests&nbsp;Wendy Whelan and&nbsp;the Nicholas Payton Quartet.&nbsp; We go<em> Inside the Arts&nbsp;</em>for conversation with the founders of this&nbsp;New York&nbsp;ballet troupe.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>One performance, Saturday April 21st, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 8&nbsp;p.m.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 14:37:22 +0000 Diane Mack 9028 at http://wwno.org Fast Paced, Edgy Contemporary Ballet http://wwno.org/post/fast-paced-edgy-contemporary-ballet <p>He&#39;s hailed&nbsp;as one of the most innovative dance-makers of his generation.&nbsp; And now, Stephen&nbsp;Petronio ... Thu, 01 Mar 2012 16:52:23 +0000 Diane Mack 6280 at http://wwno.org