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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

The Swan Lake that Michael Pink and the Milwaukee Ballet dancers, orchestra and crew presented last weekend was certainly as beautiful as anything could ever be. more

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Photo Credit: Tom Davenport

On the first days of June, Milwaukee Ballet reprises Michael Pink’s innovative staging of Swan Lake. more

A&E Feature

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Everybody in the land should attend a performance of Milwaukee Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast, Michael Pink and company’s finest work to date. more

Dance

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Photo Credit: Nathaniel Davauer

With Beauty and the Beast, the Milwaukee Ballet’s Michael Pink adds another full-length ballet to a body of work that includes his original takes on varied literary sources. more

A&E Feature

This year’s concert on Saturday at the Pabst Theater was outstanding. Even the title, Momentum, demonstrates the care directors Rolando Yanes and Mireille Favarel and the excellent faculty have for the future of their protégés. more

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The talented international company-in-training called MBII will perform a showcase on Saturday afternoon featuring new works made for them by international choreographers Kathryn Posin and Mimmo Miccolis. more

Dance

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Milwaukee Ballet’s Michael Pink’s The Nutcracker features stunning visuals and a kid-friendly atmosphere. This year’s staging mark’s the company’s 40th anniversary production. more

Classical Music

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Milwaukee Ballet’s take on Giacomo Puccini’s opera, La Bohème, is a fine balletic adaptation of a storied tragi-romantic opera. more

Dance

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The Milwaukee Ballet brings Artistic Director Michael Pink’s ballet theater rendition of La Bohème, considered one of the company’s finest achievements after its 2012 debut, back to the Marcus Center for another run. more

A&E Feature

Guest editorialist and Milwaukee Artistic Director Michael Pink discusses the importance of continued federal funding for the arts. more

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Milwaukee Ballet choreographer Michael Pink discusses the company’s upcoming performance of Mirror Mirror. more

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Milwaukee Ballet’s every-other-winter competition, Genesis, has two main assets: First, it gives choreographers from different parts of the world the chance to vie for a future commission with the company; and second, it provides us all wit... more

Dance

The Nutcracker lives in countless details, many invented by the dancers, seemingly improvised. The whole show felt fresh and perfectly unified. more

Dance

This year, Milwaukee Ballet partners with Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, to provide a performance of their acclaimed Nutcracker specially tailored to be sensitive to patrons on the autism spectr... more

A&E Feature

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A visionary double billing of Scheherazade and Angels in the Architecture opens the new season—as well as starts something of a new era—for the Milwaukee Ballet this October. more

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Paul Masterson discusses current theatrical and social offerings centered on the LGBTQ community. more

Hear Me Out

The Milwaukee Ballet’s annual production of Michael Pink’s The Nutcracker has reached the status of a masterpiece by the company’s artistic director. Lead roles were perfectly executed by longtime company dancers with whom the production de... more

Dance

The Milwaukee Ballet offers its beloved annual production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker through Dec. 27. The Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra and Milwaukee Children’s Choir perform the music with a staggering 200 dancers onstage at... more

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On Friday morning, the video game Internet community was, unsurprisingly, angry. Angry over the recent “censorship” of Nintendo’s Xenoblade Chronicles X, the removal of a boob size adjuster for a 13 year old girl protagonist. Angry at Electroni.. more

Video Games are Dumb

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Beautiful dancing is its own reward but Michael Pink is a choreographer who gives his characters substantial inner lives. It’s up to the dancers to reveal his thinking. His 2009 production of Pro,Dance more

Classical Music

Guest editorialist and Milwaukee Artistic Director Michael Pink discusses the importance of continued federal funding for the arts. more

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