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Getting up close at Festival Ballet
Festival Ballet Providence's second Up Close on Hope series this season began last weekend and continues February 24-25 and March 2-3.
| February 24, 2012
Festival Ballet's emotional, sensual Carmen
Although the gypsy girl Carmen is most familiar from the 1875 opera of that name by Georges Bizet, local audiences have also become acquainted with the Carmen performed by Festival Ballet, which was commissioned by them and first appreciated in the 20
| January 28, 2011
Dancing the night away
The cat is back; the clock is back; the fire is back.
Festival Ballet’s heartfelt Cinderella
| April 30, 2010
More new than old
During his decade-long tenure at Festival Ballet Providence, artistic director Mihailo "Misha" Djuric has not only created a polished ensemble of dancers but fostered an impressive clutch of choreographers.
Hope gets its close-up at Festival Ballet
| March 10, 2009
At a time when the world's attention is often focused on the countries of the Middle East, it's especially intriguing to dip into the Arabic folk tales of the region, which became the stories told by Scheherazade across a thousand and one nights.
Festival Ballet gets physical
| February 03, 2009
Swan Lake is second only to The Nutcracker as a familiar entity for those with a nodding acquaintance of ballet.
Festival Ballet’s emotional Swan Lake
| April 23, 2008
Mastering the motion
“Masters of Motion” is the kind of catch-all title for a dance bill that encompasses everything and puts you in mind of nothing.
‘Masters of Motion’ in Providence
| February 12, 2008
Dance fans who come to Festival Ballet Providence’s “Up CLOSE, on HOPE” series expect to see a wide variety of works and a few breathtaking moments.
Festival Ballet’s “Up CLOSE, on HOPE”
| November 06, 2007
Trust Festival Ballet Providence to put a new spin on Cinderella, Sergei Prokofiev’s classic ballet.
Festival Ballet’s fresh take on Cinderella
| October 16, 2007
Made in USA
In choosing ballets from three American choreographers for the American Masters program, Mihailo Djuric has looked to two classics and one world premiere.
Festival Ballet stages the American Masters
| April 18, 2007
The look of love
Following the acclaim given to Boston-based choreographer Gianni Di Marco’s short ballet Schéhérazade in 2005, Festival Ballet’s artistic director Mihailo Djuric commissioned Di Marco to create another new ballet for the company.
Festival Ballet's "Winter Passion"
| February 07, 2007
Mixing it up
If your exposure to the world of ballet has been limited to The Nutcracker, do yourself a favor and get to the current incarnation of Festival Ballet Providence’s Up CLOSE, on HOPE series.
Festival Ballet’s Up CLOSE, on HOPE
| November 14, 2006
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