Thursday, May 16, 2013

Videotaping Robert Battle at Citi Wang Theatre

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Artistic Director, Robert Battle, was kind enough to tape some personal thoughts before tonight's performance on the Celebrity Series of Boston's 75th Anniversary.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Frederic Franklin (1914-2013)


The renowned dancer and ballet master Frederic Franklin died on May 4 at age 98.

Mr. Franklin made his Boston debut in November 1938 with Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo during the first season of the Celebrity Series of Boston. In addition to multiple Celebrity Series performances in Boston with Ballet Russe, his work was also seen by Bostonian's in Celebrity Series presentations of Dance Theatre of Harlem.

The Guardian

PRI's The World

El Pais

The Washington Post

Los Angeles Times

Dance Heritage Coalition

Arts Fuse

Dance/USA Franklin Bio (video)