Global Update:

Bailey’s Blog

Happening This Week

Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming

Leadership Changes

For continual updates on leadership changes see Dance Data Project® – Artistic Director Transitions 2022 Spreadsheet

  • Texas Ballet Theater Announces Permanent Artistic Director
    • On May 28, 2023:  Texas Ballet Theater announced that Tim O’Keefe (male) has been named as the company’s permanent Artistic Director. O’Keefe has been serving as Acting Artistic Director since the previous Artistic Director, Ben Stevenson (male), retired in July 2022. This is a male-to-male transition. 
  • Dance Kaleidoscope Announces New Artistic Director
    • On May 31, 2023:  Dance Kaleidoscope announced that effective June 30, 2023, Joshua Blake Carter (male) will succeed David Hochoy (male) as Artistic Director of the company.

Artist Opportunities

This section focuses on new or upcoming deadlines for artist opportunities, in conjunction with our Fellowships, Competitions and Initiatives Guide. For a more comprehensive list of artist opportunities, please see the link above.

Outstanding Artists (lighting, music, tech, design, etc.)

  • Annabelle Lopez Ochoa to Curate for The Washington Ballet 
    • May 22, 2024 – May 26, 2024:  The Washington Ballet will present Beyond Boundaries An Evening Curated by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, in which Annabelle Lopez Ochoa (female) will select works from emerging artists to “ elevate diverse voices and new perspectives in dance”

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