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Timothy O’Donnell

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Photo Credit: Tom Davenport

Momentum is a dance concert organized by the Milwaukee Ballet II, featuring dances by resident and guest choreographers. Read more

Dance

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. Read more

Dance

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

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

Dance

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

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. Read more

A&E Feature

The Milwaukee Ballet presented a double bill recently: La Sylphide, which was born 180 years ago in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Sans Pleurer, which was born last weekend right here in the city. Read more

Dance

One of history’s oldest existing ballets and—for a moment—its very newest, will stand hand in hand embodied by Milwaukee Ballet’s dancers with live orchestral accompaniment. August Bournonville’s La Sylphide, classical in style and romantic... Read more

A&E Feature

Exploring the Milwaukee Ballet’s changing cast Read more

Winter Arts Guide

Milwaukee Ballet dancers and costume manager prepare to present Septime Webre’s big-scale ballet Alice (in wonderland). Read more

A&E Feature

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... Read more

Dance

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Photo by Rick Brodzeller

Milwaukee Ballet’s production of Dracula, choreographed and directed by Michael Pink, is true to the Bram Stoker novel and scary for all the right reasons. The production was great in staging, choreography, music, scene and lighting design ... Read more

Theater

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Photo by Mark Frohna

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 Read more

Classical Music

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Rachel Malehorn. Photo: Tom Davenport.

It’s been four years since Milwaukee audiences have had the chance to enjoy Michael Pink’s glamorous ballet adaptation of Bram Stroker’s Dracula . The vampires and their hunters will return Oct. 22-25 to open a 2015-16 Milwaukee Ballet season larg.. Read more

Around MKE

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The annual performance by Milwaukee Ballet’s so-called second company, MBII, at the South Milwaukee Performing Art Center, has become a much-anticipated event. This year’s program opens with Chopiniana, the legendary one-act “pure ballet x9... Read more

Classical Music

Milwaukee Ballet’s Mirror Mirror is a spectacle of very high order. The darkly glamorous reconstruction of Snow White by choreographer Michael Pink and Read more

Classical Music

Milwaukee Ballet’s success can be attributed, says Artistic Director Michael Pink, to the fact that “since about 2008 the company has continually invested in the future of the art form.” Indeed, the debt-free Read more

A&E Feature

Milwaukee Ballet is doing something new and wonderful. In addition to creating ballets with the company’s forward-looking Artistic Director Michael Pink and the Read more

A&E Feature

In Mozart Requiem, the first of three wildly contrasting works presented by Milwaukee Ballet in its immensely enjoyable “Spring Series” last weekend, Amy Seiwert's choreography mirrors the structure of Mozart's work for Read more

Classical Music

With Mozart, Sammy Davis, Jr. and DJ Wax Tailor as musical inspirations, the three contemporary works in Milwaukee Ballet's Spring Series could hardly be more different. Once again, Artistic Director Michael Pink has Read more

Classical Music

In the Alchemist Theatre’s production of Radha Bharadwaj’s intense drama Closet Land , a sadistic government agent interrogates and tortures a beloved children’s author who he believes is slipping subversive political Read more

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