New York Diary


Crossing the Line 


Produced by the French Institute Alliance Française, this year's Crossing the Line festival is hosting twelve artists in a diversity of disciplines. The dance content includes  Algerian-born dancer and choreographer Nacera Belaza at Danspace Project; Tunisian-French choreographer and activist Syhem Belkhodja at Gibney and FIAF; French choreographer Boris Charmatz at NYU Skirball; Danish choreographer and dancer Mette Ingvartsen at Performance Space New York; and American artists, choreographer Will Rawls, poet Claudia Rankine, and video artist John Lucas, at Danspace Project. Check out the programme HERE


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Catherine Hurlin in Giselle. © Rosalie O'Connor

Catherine Hurlin


Congratulations to American Ballet Theatre soloist Catherine Hurlin who is the recipient of a 2018 Princess Grace Award. She received one of nine fellowships in the Dance and Choreography category. The 2018 winners will receive their awards at the annual black-tie Princess Grace Awards Gala, in the presence of HSH The Princess of Monaco, on October 16, 2018 in New York City.


The Sarasota Ballet at the Joyce


Under the artistic direction of Iain Webb, Sarasota Ballet will be presenting two programmes at the Joyce Theater from 14 - 19 August. Programme 1 will feature Sir Frederick Ashton’s Monotones I & II, Ricardo Graziano’s Symphony of Sorrows and Christopher Wheeldon’s There Where She Loved and Programme 2 will open with Christopher Wheeldon’s There Where She Loved, and then to commemorate the 30th Anniversary to the day of the passing of Sir Frederick Ashton, the programme will feature Ashton’s Monotones I & II and divertissements and extracts from some of Ashton’s ballets - La Chatte métamorphosée en femme; the pas de trois from Les Patineurs; Méditation from Thaïs; and the final pas de deux from The Two Pigeons, which will be performed by Victoria Hulland and guest artist Marcelo Gomes. More INFO.


15th Fall for Dance Festival


Hosted by New York City Centre, this year's Fall for Dance Festival runs from 1 - 13 October and will present 20 companies in five different programs. Companies scheduled to appear include Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet Hispánico, Boston Ballet, Compagnie Hervé KOUBI, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Introdans, Lil Buck, National Ballet of China, Pam Tanowitz Dance, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Sara Mearns, Tiler Peck and more. The season will feature six world premieres by Gemma Bond, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Justin Peck, Sonya Tayeh, Caleb Teicher and Jennifer Weber. Detailed programme will be announced in August.


NEW YORK CITY LISTINGS


David H. Koch Theater
www.davidhkochtheater.com


New York City Ballet 

Jewels 18, 19, 20, 25/09, 19:30; 22/09, 14:00; 23/09, 15:00;
Concerto Barocco/Tschaikovsky pas de deux/Stravinsky Violin Concerto/Symphony in C 21, 22/09, 20:00; 26/09, 19:30;
Fall Gala - WP ch: Neenan/WP ch: Abraham/WP ch: Reisen 27/09, 19:00;
New Neenan/In Vento/New Abraham/New Reisen 28/09, 6/10, 20:00; 4/10, 19:30;
Allegro Brilliante/Easy/Carousel (A Dance)/La Sylphide 29/09, 14:00 & 20:00; 30/09, 15:00; 2, 3/10, 19:30;
Pulcinella Variations/This Bitter Earth/Concerto DSCH/Fearful Symmetries 5/10, 20:00; 6/10, 14:00; 7/10, 15:00; 9/10, 19:30;
Afternoon of a Faun/Other Dances/Moves/Something to dance about - Jerome Robbins, Broadway at the Ballet 11/10, 19:30; 12/10, 20:00; 13/10, 14:00;
Fancy Free/Prodigal Son/West Side Story Suite 13/10, 20:00; 

Joaquin de Luz Farewell - programme tba 14/10, 15:00.

American Ballet Theatre

Gala: Le Jeune/WP ch: Michelle Dorrance/In the Upper Room 17/10,18:30
Symphonie Concertante/WP ch: Michelle Dorrance/Fancy Free 18/10, 19:30
Songs of Bukovina/WP ch: Jessica Lang/In the Upper Room 19/10, 19:30
Symphonie Concertante/WP ch: Jessica Lang/Fancy Free 20/10, 14:00
WP ch: Jessica Lang/Other Dances/In the Upper Room 20/10, 20:00
Symphonie Concertante/Songs of Bukovina/Fancy Free 21/10, 14:00
WP ch: Jessica Lang/WP ch: Michelle Dorrance/In the Upper Room 23/10, 19:30
Symphonie Concertante/Songs of Bukovina/Afterite 24/10, 19:30
Songs of Bukovina/WP ch: Michelle Dorrance/Afterite 25/10, 19:30
Symphonie Concertante/Pther Dances/Afterite 26/10, 19:30
Le Jeune/ Pas de Deux (tua)/Fancy Free 27/10, 14:00
WP ch: Jessica Lang/WP ch: Michelle Dorrance/In the Upper Room 27/10, 20:00
WP ch: Jessica Lang/Other Dances/Afterite 28/10, 14:00.

Hungarian National Ballet

Gala Concert 4/11;
Swan Lake 6, 7, 8/11;
Don Quixote 9, 10/11;
LOL: Trois Gnossiennes/5 Tangos/Black Cake ch: van Manen 11/11.


Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center

Tel +1 212 362 600
www.metopera.org


The Joyce Theater  
175 Eighth Avenue, NY 10011

Tel +1 212 242 0800 
www.joyce.org


Momix 
Botanica/Alchemia/Remix/Opus Cactus/Lunar Sea 
24/07 - 12/08.

The Sarasota Ballet
Programme 1: Monotones I & II/Symphony of Sorrows/There Where She Loved
14, 15/08, 7:30 pm; 16, 17/08, 8:00 pm; 19/08, 2:00 pm.
Programme 2: There Where She Loved/Monotones I & II/Divertissements - La Chatte métamorphosée en femme; the pas de trois from Les Patineurs; Méditation from Thaïs; and the final pas de deux from The Two Pigeons.
18/08, 2:00 pm & 8:00 pm.

John Jasperse Projects 24 - 28/09.

A.I.M Dearest Home 29/09, 1/10.

Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener 2 - 6/10.

Beth Gill 4 - 7/10.

Donna Uchizono Company 10 - 13/10.

Sankofa Danzafro The City of Others 17 - 21/10.

Pontus Lidberg Dance SIREN 23 - 25/10.

Jonah Bokaer Choreography with Charles Renfro 27, 28/10.

Garth Fagan Dance 30/10 - 4/11.




New York City Centre
www.nycitycenter.org


15th Fall for Dance Festival 1 - 13/10.

K'Arts Dance Company Song of the Mermaid 20, 21/10.


Balanchine: The City Centre Years 31/10 - 4/11.
Program I—Wed Oct 31 at 8pm
Miami City Ballet Serenade
The Mariinsky Ballet Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux 
The Royal Ballet Tarantella
New York City Ballet Symphony in C 

Program II—Thu Nov 1 at 8pm
The Mariinsky Ballet Apollo 
New York City Ballet Concerto Barocco 
San Francisco Ballet Divertimento No. 15 

Program III—Fri Nov 2 at 8pm
San Francisco Ballet Scotch Symphony 
The Mariinsky Ballet Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux
Paris Opera Ballet Divertissement Pas de Deux from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Joffrey Ballet The Four Temperaments 

Program IV—Sat Nov 3 at 2pm
Joffrey Ballet The Four Temperaments 
Miami City Ballet Pas de Trois 
Paris Opera Ballet Pas de Deux from Agon 
San Francisco Ballet Divertimento No. 15

Program V—Sat, Nov 3 at 8pm
The Mariinsky Ballet Apollo 
The Royal Ballet Tarantella 
Paris Opera Ballet Pas de Deux from Agon 
American Ballet Theatre Symphonie Concertante 

Program VI—Sun Nov 4 at 3pm
Joffrey Ballet The Four Temperaments 
Paris Opera Ballet Divertissement Pas de Deux from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Mariinsky Ballet Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux 
American Ballet Theatre Symphonie Concertante 


A Chorus Line 14 - 18/11.