“Midsummer” Production Links Albany Berkshire Ballet”s Past and Future

Pittsfield/Northampton, MA – Albany Berkshire Ballet‘s new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a “triumphant celebration of all that is magical in the company’s half century history, and a breathtaking preview of where we are going,” according to Associate Artistic Director Mary Giannone Talmi. This re-envisioned full length ballet adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic comedy…

Fourteen Western Massachusetts Dancers Appear in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with Albany-Berkshire Ballet

Berkshires, MA — Fourteen grade school dancers from around Western Massachusetts will have the opportunity to perform alongside acclaimed ballet dancers from around the country in Albany Berkshire Ballet‘s new production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” in performances at Northampton’s Academy of Music (Aug 31) and Pittsfield’s Colonial Theatre (Sep 7). From the Cantarella School of Dance in…

ABB’s Summer Company Begins Work on Midsummer Revival

Albany/Berkshires– More than a dozen artists from all around the U.S. have arrived in the region and begun working with Paula Weber on creating Albany Berkshire Ballet’s first new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in more than 20 years. Dancers will work with Weber from now to August developing and rehearsing the production, alternating between ABB’s studio…

Albany Berkshire Ballet Presents Process & Performance at PS21

Chatham, NY- Albany Berkshire Ballet will present a diverse selection of new works of dance developed through its unique Process & Performance initiative on May 26, at 3pm in the black box theatre at PS21. Through Process and Performance, ABB’s evolving initiative to develop new repertory, Associate Artistic Director Mary Talmi has brought together top…