Professional ballet dancer Misty Copeland and wrestler turned-actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson joined National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry in opposing comments made by the chief executive of their sponsor Under Armour supporting U.S. President Donald Trump. On Tuesday,...
Chase Johnsey, of the all-male Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (the Trocks), "faced off competition from the likes of Vadim Muntagirov and Alexander Campbell, both principal dancers at the Royal. Johnsey’s win is not only a celebration of his talent, but also a celebration of the fact that ballet, however rigorous its traditions, has […]
"The Snow Queen" Finnish National Ballet Operaen, The Royal Danish Theatre Copenhagen, Denmark January 28, 2017 by Alexander Meinertz copyright © Alexander Meinertz 2017 On the eve of Kenneth Greve’s tenure as artistic director of the...Show More Summary
We talked to the Dutch National Ballet about using VR, a smartphone app game, and social media to share ballet with a much wider audience.
A photo journal of a visit to the Kibera ballet school in Nairobi, where the best students get chances to perform at Kenya's national theatre.
Don’t be fooled. The ballet isn’t something we cover often here at SB Nation, but every once in a while, dance becomes sport, and we find ourselves forced to write about high art and culture. Such was the case at the groundbreaking of...Show More Summary