A Vision On Stage Festival Ballet Providence’s The Nutcracker
While some in RI continue to debate whether it’s a Christmas tree or a holiday tree, it’s refreshing to see that several local Christmas traditions remain unaffected: Festival Ballet Providence’s The Nutcracker and The State Ballet of Rhode Island’s Coppelia. Recently, I sat with FBP Artistic Director Mihailo Djuric before the start of rehearsal. With […]
Artist Profile: Jessica Slocum is a teacher with a dual career. However, dancing is her identity.
Through movement, Jessica expresses her art. She teaches at Newport Academy of Ballet and religiously takes four classes a week there. A former member of Island Moving Company, she has performed professionally with Austin Contemporary Ballet, Ballet Santa Cruz, and has danced throughout Seattle and Providence. Jessica Slocum is also a teacher at the MET […]
SBRI Presents Spring ‘Tour De Ballet’ at RIC
This Mother’s Day weekend why not take mom on a trip around the world to see how various cultures celebrate their heritage through dance. To do so, you will not have to use any SkyMiles, just set your GPS for Roberts Hall at RI College where The State Ballet of RI will present Tour de […]
New Works Debut at Up Close on Hope
As Festival Ballet Providence continues to make unprecedented strides since its amazing season opening fundraising gala “Together We Dance,” where dancers from some of the top ballet companies around the world donated their talents, Artistic Director Mihailo Djuric has planned a very busy second act for their 2011-2012 Season. During February, the dance troupe presents […]