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Daniil Simkin Is Joining A Second Ballet Company

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"One of the ballet world's busiest superstars is adding another role to his resume, and it's a big one. American Ballet Theatre principal Daniil Simkin is joining Staatsballett Berlin as a principal beginning with the 2018-2019 season. Though he will be based in Berlin, the virtuoso will maintain his position at ABT, performing with the […]

Between the idea and the reality

5 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Falls the Shadow” Daniil Simkin Guggenheim Works in Process New York, NY September 4, 201 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2017 by Martha Sherman Despite the dancing star power of “Falls the Shadow” at the Guggenheim, the most powerful shadows were those that festooned the spiral of Frank Lloyd Wright’s glorious rotunda. Show More Summary

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5 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

What interesting conflicting impressions we're reading about Daniil Simkin's departure for Staatballett Berlin. First, congratulations to him. Even though we don't know the details yet, we do know that he has plenty of artistic ambition and long-incubating creative dance ideas...

Dancing With High-Tech Shadows at the Guggenheim

5 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Daniil Simkin’s “Falls the Shadow” uses infrared cameras, computers and projections to add another layer to the movement — “like a big dress.”

Daniil Simkin Creates A High-Tech Dance For The Guggenheim's Rotunda

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Imagine a nearly ceaseless stream of digital imagery, beginning with unusual shadows. Computer-generated projections envelop the performers with auras as elastic as bubbles, shimmering and rippling at the edges like the hot air of a mirage. Sometimes the shadows linger after bodies exit, like the quick-fading imprint of fingers pressed on pale skin, or maybe […]

Justice unobstructed, finally

7 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

This. Will. Happen. Angel Corella & Sarah Lane photo by A. Bofill 2012 June 15th. Sarah Lane. Daniil Simkin. Swan Lake. Be there or be sorry.

A Brooklyn Condo With a Scandinavian Feel Where a Busy Ballet Star Can Relax

12 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

After six years of living in a rental, American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Daniil Simkin bought and renovated this North Williamsburg duplex.

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12 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Thanks to CMM for alerting us to the new casting for the premiere performances of Ratmansky's Whipped Cream in Costa Mesa in March. Stella Abrera, David Hallberg, Sarah Lane and Daniil Simkin will star in the world premiere on March...

UIEX – observations 10-5

This whole idea of a Sarah Lane/Daniil Simkin Giselle has staggering potential – IF Simkin will portray Albrecht as an immature, self-absorbed cad who recklessly toys with Giselle's heart. It's been quite a while since we've seen a dancer take...

Vanity Fair

2 years agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Nocturne/Etude/Prelude", "Welcome a Stranger", "Simkin and the City", "Simkin and the Stage", "Islands of Memories" Daniil Simkin's Intensio Joyce Theater New York, NY January 5, 2016 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill...Show More Summary

One Of ABT’s Stars Has Become Its Unofficial Backstage Photographer

3 years agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Who is to stop Daniil Simkin, a principal dancer at American Ballet Theater, from photographing his friends inside the ‘bubble’ of one of the world’s leading classical ballet companies?”

The Stars Don’t Come out in the Afternoon

4 years agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Theme and Variations,” “Duo Concertant,” “Gaîté Parisienne” American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, New York May 21, 2014 matinee by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2014 by Leigh Witchel Sarah Lane and Daniil Simkin in "Theme and Variations." Photo © Gene Schiavone. Show More Summary


4 years agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

As of this moment, it appears that the poorest selling performance of ABT's Kennedy Center run is the Saturday matinee with Isabella Boylston and Daniil Simkin followed by the Sunday performance with Paloma Herrera and Ivan Vasiliev. Maybe audiences have...

Another voice re: Simkin's promotion

5 years agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Please take a moment to read Rachel March's thoughtful blog entry regarding the promotion of Daniil Simkin to principal at ABT. A few of her pointed comments: [Simkin] borders on unwatchable in anything other than a gala solo, and even...

ABT – Dream Analysis – 6/22

6 years agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

The Dream was not as vivid as hoped for this evening. While Daniil Simkin's Puck was more than just serviceable, it did not approach the brilliance of Herman Cornejo's last night. Tonight there was too much cute mugging toward the.....

ABT – Don Q – Simkin & Kajiya debut 5/18

7 years agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Daniil Simkin and Yuriko Kajiya may be the most youthful Basilio and Kitri who ever spun across The Met stage. Today, before an already-adoring crowd, they debuted in Don Quixote; the performance also marked their debuts as leads in a...

ABT – Simkin & Riccetto – Exquisite Debuts 12/24

7 years agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Today Haglund had the privilege of watching Daniil Simkin in his debut as a Prince in an ABT full length production. He and Maria Riccetto were The Nutcracker Prince and Clara, the Princess, at a morning performance of the new...

ABT continues to spend on female guest artists while ignoring development of the company's own female soloists.

8 years agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

It appears that Alina Cojocoru of the Royal Ballet will dance Aurora in ABT's Saturday matinee Sleeping Beauty. Presumably she will dance with Daniil Simkin, and ABT will make that its next "big press announcement" to try to spur ticket...


There’s an excellent interview with young, newish ABT virtuoso (and very intelligent-sounding) Daniil Simkin at the Ballet Bag. Simkin talks about his experiences thus far with American Ballet Theater, dancing with major stars at the World Ballet Festival over the summer in Japan, and a gala he’s organizing next month in Athens. He also [...]

An Interview with Daniil Simkin

8 years agoDance / Ballet : The Ballet Bag

If you follow dance on the internet chances are you will have heard of Daniil Simkin.  He is the whiz kid (not just dance-wise but also tech-wise) who arrived last year from Vienna State Opera to stir some fresh buzz into American Ballet Theatre’s soloist ranks. His virtuoso dancing and various gala appearances, including the [...]

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