new york city ballet http://wamc.org en Wendy Whelan "Restless Creature" World Premiere at Jacob's Pillow http://wamc.org/post/wendy-whelan-restless-creature-world-premiere-jacobs-pillow <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Wendy Whelan is arguably the finest ballet dancer of our time. She has danced with New York City Ballet for more than 25 years, and has mastered classics such as <em>Swan Lake</em>, Balanchine's masterful neo-classical repertory, and contemporary works by some of the world's greatest choreographers.</p><p>On August 14, she will premiere her brand new dance adventure, <a href="http://www.wendywhelanproject2013.blogspot.com/">Restless Creature</a>, at <a href="http://www.jacobspillow.org">Jacob’s Pillow </a>in Beckett, MA. She will perform four duets created by four different male choreographers - <a href="http://www.abrahaminmotion.org/">Kyle Abraham</a>, <a href="http://www.movethecompany.com/">Joshua Beamish</a>, <a href="http://www.brianbrooksmovingcompany.com/">Brian Brooks</a>, and <a href="http://www.hubbardstreetdance.com/index.php?option=com_dancer&amp;view=dancerdetail&amp;dancer_id=7&amp;Itemid=&amp;limitstart=3&amp;company=hs">Alejandro Cerrudo</a>.</p><p><em>Restless Creature</em> will be performed at The Pillow through the 18th and Wendy joins us to discuss this new and exciting work.</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 71245 at http://wamc.org Wendy Whelan "Restless Creature" World Premiere at Jacob's Pillow Edward Villella at "The Ruby Ball" at SPAC http://wamc.org/post/edward-villella-ruby-ball-spac <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Edward Villella, one of the most celebrated American male dancers in history, will be a special guest at the “The Ruby Ball” ballet gala Saturday, July 13, at <a href="http://www.spac.org">Saratoga Performing Arts Center</a>.</p><p>The gala, a fundraiser to support New York City Ballet’s Saratoga season, will feature a performance of Balanchine’s “Rubies,” a role that Villella originated in 1967 while at New York City Ballet.</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 68778 at http://wamc.org Edward Villella at "The Ruby Ball" at SPAC