The Bolshoi Ballet

The Bolshoi Ballet

The Bolshoi Ballet Dance   Biography Founded in 1776 in Moscow by Prince Pyotr Urusov and English entrepreneur Michael Maddox, the Bolshoi Ballet is one of the world’s most renowned artistic institutions. Alexander Gorsky was at the head of the company at...
Lyon Opera Ballet

Lyon Opera Ballet

Lyon Opera Ballet Dance   Biography Created in 1969 by Lyon Opera Director Louis Erlo, the present Lyon Opera Ballet was established in 1984 when Mr. Erlo invited Françoise Adret to create a new ballet company committed to contemporary choreographers. When Ms....
National Ballet of Canada

National Ballet of Canada

National Ballet of Canada Dance   Biography The National Ballet of Canada, which recently celebrated its 60th anniversary season in 2011, ranks as one of the world’s top international dance companies. The company has toured in Canada and the United States and...
Pilobolus

Pilobolus

PilobolusDance Biography Pilobolus—named after a barnyard fungus that propels its spores with extraordinary speed, accuracy and strength—is a dance company founded by a group of Dartmouth College students in 1971. Pilobolus continually forms diverse collaborations...
Seán Curran Company

Seán Curran Company

Seán Curran CompanyDance   Biography “When I see something good that reminds me what dancing can be at its most basic, I’m faint with pleasure,” hailed Deborah Jowitt in The Village Voice after seeing the Seán Curran Company in performance. Pleasing audiences is...
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