Carole Alexis honored at NYC Press Luncheon

Carole Alexis, director and choreographer of Ballet des Amériques – the Ballet of the Americas, was honored with an award for her contribution to the arts and the advancement of Martinican culture in the Americas at a Press Luncheon held at Le Bernardin on September 6, 2017, for some 30 journalists and representatives of publications … Read More »

French television report featuring Carole Alexis and Ballet des Amériques

On April 16, 2017, the French television station ATV in Martinique aired a report on Carole Alexis and her work as choreographer and director of Ballet des Amériques. Reporter Alwin Courcy had visited Port Chester in early April to prepare this feature: https://youtu.be/VoT__ghwo9g

The Vision Thing: An Evening of Dance in Port Chester

A small suburban troupe on the outskirts of the dance capital has no business being as good as Ballet des Amériques. New York City steals all the thunder, and a big share of the lightning as well. How does a small company outside the city attract such talented dancers?  How does it compete with well-funded … Read More »