Category Archives: dance

Sacramento Ballet Gets A New Artistic Director

Amy Seiwert, who was a Sacramento Ballet dancer for eight years in the 1990s and created a ballet company in San Francisco, will succeed co-artistic directors Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda, a husband-and-wife pair who choreographed performances for 30 years . Seiwert’s term begins July 1.

A Step-By-Step Guide To Coppélia

The standard devices of the traditional ballets can read as so many clichés. In multiple ballets, for example, those companions surround their heroes and heroines with dancing entourages: The heroine often has six or eight female companions known as “little friends.” But don’t knock them! Those companions take the heroine’s feminine spirit and fill the […]