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Pennsylvania Ballet Press Play 10/19

On Sunday morning Haglund rode the rumbling Acela through the crisp autumn air and deciduous delights to beautiful Philadelphia to catch a matinee performance of Pennsylvania Ballet. It is the directorial debut season of Angel Corella and he has taken...

NYCB – Wendy's Farewell

What a happy, positive energy-filled, forward-looking Farewell Evening to Wendy Whelan it was. A local Haglund’eeler spotted this clip of the last few minutes of Wendy’s actual dancing on the NYCB Facebook page which you can access here. The first...

Spoiler alert: we're not happy

A few years ago, ABT spent thousands of dollars that it didn’t have on trying to turn Natalia Osipova into an Aurora for its pathetic production of Sleeping Beauty instead of investing in the company’s own enormous talent. Osipova's was...

Wardrobe V Pantry – Cinderella

Our friends at Wardrobe V Pantry have created a series specially designed for our 2015 season, juxtaposing a ballet with a sumptuous dining experience. Today’s delectable morsel? Alexei Ratmansky’s Cinderella. Don’t miss your chance to experience Ratmansky’s comical Cinderella in 2015. Purchase your … Continue reading ?

Nobody should stay home tomorrow night

... that is, if you are in or around Manhattan. There are too many fabulous ballet choices and not enough Apple Quantum iCycles for everyone to be in three places at the same time. Uh-oh, did Haglund just leak the...

The Nutcracker – sets, costumes and magic

Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker is famous for its gorgeous costumes, theatrical sets and spectacular props. John Macfarlane’s ravishing design moves from a richly crimson Edwardian home to the sparkling Land of Snow to the vivid Land of Sweets in a series … Continue reading ?

NYCB – autumnal bliss

It’s hard to believe that we’ve begun the final week of New York City Ballet’s fall season. The company is dancing with such strength and so vividly that it’s a shame we have to interrupt the rep season with a...

Nothing in Common

“Umnikelo,” Vuyani Dance Theater “Stairway to Paradise,” Sara Mearns & Company “Son of Gone Fishin’,” Trisha Brown Dance Company “The Peony Pavilion,” National Ballet of China Fall for Dance Program Three New York City Center New York,...Show More Summary

The Collaborative Muse

Wendy Whelan Farewell New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY October 18, 2014 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2014 by Leigh Witchel Wendy Whelan’s farewell to New York City Ballet was everything it should have been; everything she deserved after a three decade career that rewrote the definition of a ballerina. Show More Summary

Pacific Northwest Ballet at the Joyce

“Tide Harmonic”, “Memory Glow”, “Debonair” Pacific Northwest Ballet The Joyce Theater New York, NY October 11, 2014 matinee by Carol Pardo ©2014 by Carol Pardo In its seasons at the Joyce, the Pacific Northwest does a great service by...Show More Summary

Miko Fogarty: Her Flare for Flan and Dramatic Style

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Miko Fogarty appeared in the award-winning 2011 ballet documentary “First Position” and has accumulated awards from prestigious dance competitions such as YAGP, the Prix de Lausanne, the Varna International Ballet Competition, and the Moscow International Ballet Competition. She chats with us about her hobbies, cross-training, and more.

Then and now: Tim Harbour and Ty King-Wall

2 weeks agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

It’s the 100th issue of our Behind Ballet email this week, and it’s got us looking back to 2010. Back then, an up-and-coming coryphée, Ty King-Wall, in addition to being  a Telstra Ballet Dancer Award nominee, was having a busy … Continue reading ?

Double Duty for John Mark Giragosian

2 weeks agoDance / Ballet : j-Pointe

The summer months are relatively quiet at Joffrey Tower and Sunday afternoons even more so. Still, on a Sunday afternoon in late July, dancer John Mark Giragosian was stretching and sweating, trying to stay in shape for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Show More Summary

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