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Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

The Magic of Community

This year’s production of Milwaukee Ballet’s annual treasure, The Nutcracker, is a resplendent display of holiday feeling and community mindedness. One look at the audience testifies to the intergenerational nature of this show. Now in its 40th year, the Ballet’s Nutcracker appeals to regulars and newcomers alike. The
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

Milwaukee Ballet stages the holiday favorite

 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker ballet of 1892 is based upon Alexandre Dumas’ adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s tale of little Clara and her magical Christmas gift of a nutcracker in the form of a soldier. With its ethnic dances, Waltz of the Flowers and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Alyson Chavez speaks of education and boys in tights

 Alyson Chavez is the face and voice of Milwaukee Ballet. As director of community outreach, she does directing, education, training and writing through Milwaukee Ballet II (MBII). She recently sat down with Off the Cuff to discuss farm systems and Packers tights
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

Davit Hovhannisyan and Alexandre Ferreira in Milwaukee Ballet’s ‘Romeo And Juliet’

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet unfolds over six days. The teenage lovers meet on Monday and on Saturday they’re dead. “Many productions miss the pivotal moments
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013
 Art Parties: As part of the six-day Milwaukee Latino Carnival, ART Milwaukee hosted another adventurous ART Bus expedition on Gallery Night. Two full busloads of
Monday, June 10, 2013

‘30 Americans’ at the Milwaukee Art Museum

 Join the Milwaukee Art Museum in celebrating works by modern African American artists that span the 1970s through to the present. With subject matter encompassing race, politics, history, sexuality and gender, and
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Michael Pink sorts through the swirling tale

 In most versions of Swan Lake, the white swan pas de deux represents the first meeting of Prince Siegfried and the swan queen Odette. He's obliged by virtue of his birth to marry and carry on the line, but no available
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Michael Pink's Swan Lake

 In rehearsal for Milwaukee Ballet's Swan Lake, Luz San Miguel dances the delicate curved arabesques of the White Swan with more than grace and perfect technique; she seems endlessly apologetic. The mournful girl knows that

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