Cannes can't have all the fun! Katie Holmes, Blake Lively, Nicky Hilton, and Misty Copeland showed how it's done at the American Ballet Theater Spring 2017 Gala in New York City on Monday night! And for the main part, they chose a similar color palette… except for The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants starlet, who was impossible [...]
When you're Blake Lively, a black-tie event does not mean you need to wear a black dress. In fact, the stunning mom of two did the exact opposite while attending the American Ballet Theatre's Spring Gala in New York City, electrifying the red carpet in a neon yellow Oscar de la Renta gown from the Spring/Summer 2017 collection. Show More Summary
The New York City Ballet has become the world’s main source of important ballet choreography thanks to work by three big talents.
As the resident health and nutrition expert for NBC's Today show, the New York City Ballet's official nutritionist and the author of 12 best-selling books on healthy eating, Joy Bauer could have pretty much any taste-testing team she wants. And, in fact, she does: It's her husband, her three kids and their neighborhood friends with...
Blake Lively and Katie Holmes step out on the red carpet while attending the 2017 American Ballet Theater Spring Gala at the David Koch Theater on Monday (May 22) in New York City. Also in attendance at the event were model Hilary Rhoda, socialite Nicky Hilton, and ballet dancer Misty Copeland. Katie made it a [...]
This week we present our first episode recorded on our Conversations on Dance New York Tour sponsored by DanceWear Corner. Today we start with the first of three installments with Edward Villella, Balanchine Dancer & Miami City Ballet Founding Artistic Director. Show More Summary
Gina Rodriguez looks gorgeous while walking the red carpet at the 2017 Ballet Hispanico Carnaval Gala on Monday night (May 15) at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The 32-year-old actress was at the event to help honor her Jane the Virgin on-screen grandmother Rita Moreno. Gina had some exciting news that day – [...]
After seeing New York City Ballet this weekend, Siobhan Burke posted a photo of her annoyed self on Instagram with the caption, "No more gang rape scenes in ballets, please." Among the first responses she got: "Did you see Odessa?" As a matter of fact, she did - and, she argues, that new work by […]
Justin Peck selected his old friend (and company star) Robert Fairchild to dance the lead in the premiere run of his The Times Are Racing. But he conceived it as a unisex part, and he chose Ashly Isaacs to take over from Fairchild for the current season. Alastair Macaulay reports on how she looks in […]
The Blue of Distance by Robert Binet, Choreographic Associate with The National Ballet of Canada, returns to the David H. Koch Theater at New York’s Lincoln Center for two performances on May 10 and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
New York City Ballet premieres a New Ratmansky Work Alexei Ratmansky’s Odessa for New York City Ballet. New York City Ballet’s 2017 Spring Gala is a testament to the acumen acumen of the company’s supporters.... read more AJBlog: Dancebeat Published 2017-05-10
“Mercurial Manoeuvres,” “Polyphonia,” “Liturgy,” “American Rhapsody” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY April 25, 2017 by Marianne Adams copyright © 2017 by Marianne Adams A program of works by just one choreo- grapher can do wonders at revealing that creator’s weaknesses and strengths. Show More Summary
"Jeu de Cartes", "After the Rain", "Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux", "Odessa" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY May 4, 2017 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2017 by Mary Cargill The New York City Ballet's spring gala clocked...Show More Summary
Alexei Ratmansky’s newest work for New York City Ballet, Odessa, which premiered at the company’s spring gala last night, is set to Leonid Desyatnikov’s Sketches to Sunset. The music was composed 25 years ago but never released as a recording...
"The minute I got myself out of leotards, my body opened up: I didn't feel so strict and tight and bound. I never expected you could change so much from the outside-in." The former New York City Ballet star talks to Jennifer Stahl about the post-classical career she's been building for herself and about the […]
An abiding mystery of ballet today is whether Justin Peck, the resident choreographer of New York City Ballet, has a beating heart in his chest or else a little piece of stone. Peck’s ballets are superbly constructed and, in the hands...Show More Summary
This week we are joined by Miami City Ballet dancer Adriana Pierce. After training at the School of American Ballet and dancing as an Apprentice with The New York City Ballet, she joined Miami City Ballet in 2010. Throughout her schooling,...Show More Summary
The company’s Here/Now Festival begins with programs focusing on the work of Christopher Wheeldon, Alexei Ratmansky and Justin Peck.
"Russian Seasons", "Namouna, a Grand Divertissement" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, New York April 26, 2017 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2017 by Mary Cargill The Ratmansky evening of New York City Ballet's heartily...Show More Summary
Listen to "Mercury" from Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, and James McAlister's collaborative album, 'Planetarium.' Sufjan also scored a ballet that will debut at the New York City Ballet's Here/Now Festival. Continue read...