DSL NewsWire: Bolshoi Ballet Coming to Movie Theaters

Svetlana Zakharova in Lady of the Camellias; photo by Svetlana Fetisova, courtesy Bolshoi Ballet

The 2015–16 season of “Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema,” presented by Pathé Live and BY Experience, will show seven full-length ballets—three prerecorded (so the casts are known) and four shown live or on the day of performance—in some 450 spots across the United States and Canada, reports the New York Times ArtsBeat.

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Upcoming Ballet in Cinema Season Features Seven Bolshoi Performances

The Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema 2014–15 Season will feature seven productions, with four live performances (captured earlier the same day of the cinema broadcast from Moscow) and three pre-recorded programs.

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Royal Ballet’s Cinema Season Ranges from Winter Tales to White Swans

Five sumptuous Royal Ballet productions will be broadcast to more than 360 cinema screens in the U.S. October through May as part of the 2014–15 Royal Ballet Cinema Season, presented by Fathom Events and the Royal Opera House.

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Cinema Dance Defies Authority, Celebrates Joy, and Embodies Passion and Pain

In American movies, dance wants to assert the place of the individual, to find a space for their freedom, their spontaneity, and their capacity for improvised joy. It makes its stand against automation and pompous authority. Above all, it does so by being deliciously silly.

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San Souci Festival of Dance Cinema Calls for Entries

The San Souci Festival of Dance Cinema in Boulder, Colorado, has a deadline of May 23, to submit film and video works that integrate dance and cinematography.

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DSL NewsWire: Three Classic Tales Spring to Life in Live Cinema Performances by The Royal Ballet

The Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2013–2014 will bring The Royal Ballet’s performances of three iconic ballets to patrons in more than 500 cinemas across the U.S. this fall.

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Local Cinemas to Present Bolshoi Ballet in Three Classics

Ballet in Cinema, the division of Emerging Pictures that presents live simulcast of performances by top ballet companies from around the world, will present a triptych of ballets from the Bolshoi Ballet this summer.

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Vancouver Event Showcases Bold New Direction of Bollywood Dance

The inaugural Times of India Film Awards in Vancouver on April 6— the Academy Awards of Bollywood cinema— was defined by large-scale production numbers devised by Shiamak Davar, an A-list Bollywood choreographer who divides his time between Mumbai and Vancouver.

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Dance Fans Can See Bolshoi Performances at Local Cinemas

Through a partnership with French movie theatre giant Gaumont-Pathé, four performances of Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet will be beamed to 300 cinemas in 12 countries, including the United States, Canada, Italy, Poland, Spain, the Czech Republic, Germany, and France, as reported by CBC News.

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