Global Update

Bailey’s Blog

Bailey’s Blog centralizes the comings and goings of the dance world. Focusing on new choreographic commissions, world premieres, and programming featuring and/or honoring women. Weekly roundups also track leadership changes within companies, specifically in roles such as Artistic Director and Resident Choreographers, as well as highlight opportunities for artists. The global update also provides visibility to outstanding artists within the field.

June 24, 2022

Global Update: Bailey’s Blog Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming Nancy Paradis & Claudia Scheier for Richmond Ballet – Program: Program 3 New Works Festival February 23, 2023 – February 26, 2023: Richmond Ballet will present Program 3: New Works Festival, a quadruple bill featuring new works by Nancy Paradis (female), Claudia Schreier (female), […]

June 17, 2022

Global Update: Bailey’s Blog Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming Jessica Lang for Sarasota Ballet – Program: The Sarasota Ballet at the Joyce Theater August 16, 2022 – August 21, 2022: Sarasota Ballet will present a triple bill program at the Joyce Theater featuring a world premiere by Jessica Lang (female) alongside two repertory […]

June 10, 2022

Global Update: Bailey’s Blog Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming Vivian Assal Doohnavard for Staatsballett Berlin – Program: Lab_Works 2022 June 9, 2022 – June 22, 2022: Staatsballett Berlin is currently presenting Lab_Works 2022,  a program featuring new works from four Staatsballett Berlin company members including Vivian Assal Doohnavard (female), Alexander Abdukarimov (male), Johnny […]

May 27, 2022

Global Update: Bailey’s Blog Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming Tiler Peck for BalletX – Program: Summer Series at the Wilma Theater  July 13, 2022 – July 17, 2022: BalletX will present their Summer Series, a triple bill featuring world premieres by Tiler Peck (female), Gustavo Ramirez Sansano (male), and Jamar Roberts (male).  Alice Topp […]

May 20, 2022

Global Update: Bailey’s Blog Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming Stephanie Lake for Queensland Ballet – Program: Bespoke July 20, 2022 – July 30, 2022: Queensland Ballet will present Bespoke, a triple bill program featuring world premieres by Stephanie Lake (female), Greg Horsman (male) & Petros Treklis (male).  Melody Mennite for Houston Ballet Theater […]

May 13, 2022

Global Update: Bailey’s Blog Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming Michelle Manzanales for Paul Taylor Dance Company June 14, 2022-June 19, 2022: Paul Taylor Dance Company will celebrate the 60-year anniversary of Paul Taylor’s work Aureole. The program will include three celebrated works by Paul Taylor alongside two world premieres by choreographers Michelle Manzanales […]

May 6, 2022

Global Update: Bailey’s Blog Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming Emily Kikta for ABT Studio Company – Program: Spring Moves May 20, 2022-May 21, 2022: ABT Studio Company will present Spring Moves, a mixed bill program featuring the world premiere of Notes and Letters by Emily Kikta. The program also features works from Hope […]

April 22, 2022

Global Update: Bailey’s Blog Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming Dana Genshaft and Amy Seiwert for Ballet Met – Program: A Celebration of New Works March 10, 2023 – March 18, 2023: BalletMet will present 3 world premieres in the program A Celebration of New Works. The program features new works by Dana Genshaft […]

April 15, 2022

Global Update: Bailey’s Blog Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming Bobbi Jene Smith for Paris Opera Ballet March 17, 2023- March 30, 2023: Paris Opera Ballet has commissioned Bobbi Jene Smith (female) to create a world premiere work. This is a program dedicated solely to a female choreographer. Suzanne Haug for Eugene Ballet – […]

April 8, 2022

Global Update: Bailey’s Blog Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming Paul Taylor Dance Company Announces The 2022 Taylor Company Commission Recipients April 1, 2022: Paul Taylor Dance Company announced the recipients of the Taylor Company Commissions for the year 2022. Amy Hall Garner (female) and Omar Román De Jesús (male) received commissions to create […]