Dance

  • ‘Peter Pan’ makes a return flight with the Milwaukee Ballet

    Dance fans who will never grow up should be delighted by the return of Milwaukee Ballet’s high-flying production of “Peter Pan.” The work, which premiered in 2010, returns to Marcus Center for the Performing Arts for four performances from May 10 to May 13. The ballet was five years in the making, according to artistic director Michael Pink. He created the work with composer Phillip Feeney, .... Read More
  • En pointe | Michael Pink creates stories that dance

    As far as Michael Pink is concerned, comparisons between him and Billy Elliott, the fictional lad from northern England who gave up boxing to pursue ballet, are purely coincidental. But as artistic director of the Milwaukee Ballet, Pink has created a one-two punch during his nine-year tenure, coupling narrative with athleticism in ways that have turned the ballet into one of the city's performing .... Read More
  • ‘Peter Pan’ takes flight at ballet

    The easiest way to get to Neverland is to follow the second star to the right and then head straight on till morning. But you need to be flying in order to get there. Marc Petrocci does all that and more as star of the Milwaukee Ballet’s upcoming world premiere of the beloved children’s classic “Peter Pan.” “Flying is amazing,” says Petrocci, who lives on the East Side. “I thin.... Read More