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Royal Theatre Announces 2017 Project Summer Residencies

Diversity is a hot-button topic in today’s dance world. It’s often linked to conversations about the rise of Misty Copeland, and there have been many notable outreach efforts, such as Charlotte Ballet’s partnership with Dance Theatre of Harlem, American Ballet Theatre’s Project Plié.

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Carmilla Opens as Critics Scream Bloody Murder

All dance companies are, inevitably, in perpetual transition, but that’s unusually pronounced just now at Pennsylvania Ballet, which opened a program of 21st-century choreography on Tuesday night at the Joyce Theater. Since Angel Corella became the company’s artistic director in 2014, large numbers of dancers have come and gone.

Some of those dancing in New York this week have arrived since Mr. Corella joined the company, while others are in their final season.Read More

Nat Taylor

NT_2Nathaniel Hall Taylor (Thesues/Oberon) is thrilled to be part of this magical co-production with this wonderful cast and crew. He worked at WHAT on its late Harbor stage in Kevin Rice’s GLOVES OFF! Nabokov vs. Wilson, in which he originated the role of Vladimir Nabokov. He originated the role of Edward Hopper in Rice’s play Hopper’s Ghosts. As a company member of Peregrine Theater Ensemble he has been part of Blithe Spirit, Hamlet and Carrie: The Musical. He has worked with renowned companies like The Actor’s Gang, Atlas Theatre Co., Company One, Echo Theater Company, and Padua Playwrights. Training: Chris Fields Studio, Circle in the Square.

Claire Tyers

Claire Tyers 2Claire Tyers received her MFA in acting from The New School for Drama in New York City.  A passion and focus in her career has been performing in Shakespeare plays–so far favorite roles include Rosalind, PUck, Imogen and Katherina. She is incredibly delighted to join the WHAT this spring as Hermia in their DREAM.

2016: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

SHOW OF THE WEEK: THE GOLDEN AGE

The cast of Groundhog Day, led by Tony nominee Andy Karl, turned Rockefeller Plaza into Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, April 27 as they showcased the new musical on The Today Show. Watch the performance, which was part of the NBC show’s “Best of Broadway” week, below. The company—with the help of The Today Show’s weather guru Al Roker—performed the Act II number “Philanthropy,” in which Phil Connors spreads cheer and good deeds around the small town.

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