Susan Jaffe to Return to American Ballet Theatre as Artistic Director

By Jenna Bodnar Effective December 2022, the Former ABT Principal Dancer Will Return to the NYC Company as Artistic Director PITTSBURGH, PA (May 9, 2022) – Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Susan Jaffe announced this morning that she has been named Artistic Director of American Ballet Theatre, where she spent more than 30 years of her career. She will begin her new role at ABT in … Continue reading Susan Jaffe to Return to American Ballet Theatre as Artistic Director

Grand Rapids Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues with Stowell’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and Balanchine’s “Serenade”

By Steve Sucato and Jessica MeldrumMichigan’s lone professional ballet company, continues its 50th Anniversary Celebration with Christopher Stowell’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, April 22-24 and April 29-May 1 at the Peter Martin Wege Theatre as well as online, May 3 as part of GRB’s 2021-2022 virtual season offerings. The production also features George Balanchine’s timeless masterwork, Serenade. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of William Shakespeare’s most … Continue reading Grand Rapids Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues with Stowell’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and Balanchine’s “Serenade”

BalletMet’s Production of “Cinderella” Returns April 8 -10

By Sarah Irvin Clark (Columbus, OH) – BalletMet’s Cinderella is back by popular demand this April at the Ohio Theatre afterit performed to full houses in the 2018-19 season. Under Edwaard Liang’s artistic direction, the family-friendly ballet will follow the iconic servant girl, her missing glass slipper, and many other fan-favoritecharacters as well as feature more than 80 Academy students in the production. “Cinderella is … Continue reading BalletMet’s Production of “Cinderella” Returns April 8 -10