Sol León and Paul Lightfoot say goodbye to Nederlands Dans Theater

By Judith Vrancken In December 2018, Paul Lightfoot announced that he would step down from the role of Artistic Director of Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) as of the summer of 2020, after the sixtieth anniversary of the company. In this way he would switch to the role of artistic advisor/ house choreographer, just as his choreographic partner Sol León. During the recruitment process for the new … Continue reading Sol León and Paul Lightfoot say goodbye to Nederlands Dans Theater

BalletMet Columbus names Edwaard Liang as new Artistic Director

By Terence Womble BalletMet Columbus has announced that choreographer Edwaard Liang will become its new Artistic Director effective July 2013. A former dancer with New York City Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater and on Broadway, Liang has built an international reputation as a choreographer. Over the last decade, he has created work for the Bolshoi Ballet, Houston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Kirov Ballet, New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, San Francisco … Continue reading BalletMet Columbus names Edwaard Liang as new Artistic Director