Royal Ballet Principal Marianela Nuñez Celebrates 20 Years With The Company Next month, award winning Principal dancer Marianela Nuñez will celebrate 20 years of dancing with The Royal Ballet. Nuñez... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Last Saturday, ABT learned of a "highly concerning" allegation of sexual misconduct from approximately eight years ago. A press release from board chairman Andrew F. Barth says that the allegation did not involve any current or former company members, and didn't occur in relation to Gomes' employment with ABT. The company launched an independent investigation, […]
I suddenly found myself getting giddy with the thought that a woman might lead New York City Ballet. I pictured a former NYCB principal coming in and calming the dancers down, respecting them, inspiring them, treating them like adults, listening to them and encouraging communication between all factions of the company.
The group of four includes "Jonathan Stafford, a ballet master and former principal dancer with the company. Joining him will be Justin Peck, City Ballet’s resident choreographer and soloist, along with Craig Hall and Rebecca Krohn, both ballet masters."
Principal ballerinas remember their first "Nutcracker" experiences and give a preview of the production before it opens on Dec. 7 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.
This week we are heading into our vault from our time at the Vail Dance Festival this past summer, where we spoke with many of the festival’s amazing and talented artists. Today we talk with Lauren Lovette, New York City Ballet Principal...Show More Summary
Birmingham Royal Ballet principal dancer Iain Mackay to leave company after 18 years Iain Mackay has been appointed Artistic Director of Yorkshire Ballet Summer School and gives his final performance... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Robert Fairchild, the recently departed New York City Ballet principal dancer who starred in An American in Paris and will now co-star in a City Center Encores! production of Brigadoon, says, "The two disciplines, ballet and singing, they’re really at odds with one another, because they come from such different parts in your body. It’s […]
by Rich Smith Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer Noelani Pantastico in the American premiere of Crystal Pite’s Plot Point, which PNB is presenting as part of HER STORY, November 3 – 12, 2017. ANGELA STERLING Three days after watching...Show More Summary
DORES ANDRÉ AND LUKE INGHAM WILL APPEAR AS A GUEST ARTIST IN THE SHREVEPORT METROPOLITAN BALLET’S PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER DORES ANDRÉ and LUKE INGHAM, principal dancers of the San Francisco... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
If there's one way to describe Misty Copeland's beauty philosophy, it's all about self-love. The dancer, who made history in 2015 when she was announced as the first black principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre, has faced a lifetime of comments telling her she doesn't have the "look" for ballet (read: tall, white, no curves). Show More Summary
SOFIANE SYLVE AND TIIT HELIMETS TO APPEAR AS GUEST ARTISTS IN ORCHESTRA KENTUCKY’S CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SOFIANE SYLVE and TIIT HELIMETS, principal dancers of the San Francisco Ballet, will appear... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
"At his final curtain call, Mr. Fairchild, the youngest dancer to have a farewell event at City Ballet" - he's 30 - "choreographed an unusual flower presentation: he stood by a basket of roses and handed a flower to fellow principal dancers, who came onstage one by one."
This week we are joined by Isabella Boylston, American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer. Isabella was born in Sun Valley Idaho and started dancing at the age of 3. In 1994 she began training at a small studio, and by the age of 12 was...Show More Summary
Maria let the cat out of the bag. Maria opened the barn door and let the horses out. Thanks, Maria for telling us via Instagram that Zachary Catazaro has been promoted to principal dancer. We wonder if he is the...
This week we are joined Patricia Delgado, Former Miami City Ballet Principal Dancer. Patricia was born and raised in Miami and joined MCB in 2000 at the age of 18. For 17 years she danced in the majority of the company’s repertoire,...Show More Summary
Saturday evening's NYCB performance which was the Farewell Performance by principal dancer Rebecca Krohn, was danced to three violin concertos. John Corigliano’s The Red Violin was the inspiration for Peter Martins’ 2006 choreography of the same name wherein both music...
This Saturday, Rebecca Krohn performs with the company where she has danced for 19 years; next week, she starts her new role training and coaching her colleagues. Terry Trucco talks to Krohn about her career journey.
Greta Hodgkinson in Moscow Coaching Dancers of The Bolshoi Ballet Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson is currently in Moscow, Russia, coaching dancers of The Bolshoi Ballet for the Russian premiere of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
MIRANDA WEESE JOINS BOSTON BALLET AS NEW CHILDREN’S BALLET MASTER AND BOSTON BALLET SCHOOL FACULTY MEMBER Boston Ballet welcomes Miranda Weese, former principal dancer with New York City Ballet and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]