Make all your daydreams appear to you while you’re dancing, New Yorkers! The upcoming national tour of “Hello Dolly!” is currently seeking dancers to join the ensemble and potentially understudy principal roles. Plus, New York’s topShow More Summary
“I pretty much dance from 10 to 7,” says Isabella Boylston. As a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, she’s always in motion, keeping her muscles warm and strong so as to avoid injury. (She’s already sprained her ankle 15 times and had surgery once — when she stepped on a broken Champagne...
ABT principal dancer Isabella Boylston, who does the dancing body double work for the star in the new movie Red Sparrow, says the adjustment from stage to screen wasn't big - it was small: "When I performed in the Met in front of 4,000 people, everything had to translate to the back row, so you […]
"[She] epitomized the company's early eclectic profile by excelling in roles that ranged from Billy the Kid's Mexican sweetheart to the 'Bluebird' pas de deux from The Sleeping Beauty... Because of her lyrical style in ballets like Les Sylphides, Ms. Koesun was often cast as a Romantic ballerina. But she could also show dramatic […]
"'Our main goal is really to help dancers,' says David Makhateli, a former principal with The Royal Ballet who launched the Grand Audition with his wife, dancer Daria Makhateli. With 10 artistic directors from a wide range of countries present, a dancer who might not fit one company's requirements has many more opportunities to be […]
Today we are joined by two of our close friends, former Miami City Ballet Principal Dancer, Patricia Delgado, and current MCB Principal, Renan Cerdeiro. Patricia has been on our podcast quite a few times in the past, so to hear more...Show More Summary
'When he joined the New York City Ballet in 1955, Arthur Mitchell quickly became the company's first African-American principal dancer. But it wasn't until 14 years later, after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., that he was inspired to found the performance company that became his life's work: the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Show More Summary
Selene Guerrero-Trujillo and Naoya Ebe Welcome a Daughter The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Corps de Ballet member Selene Guerrero-Trujillo and Principal Dancer Naoya Ebe welcomed... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Seize the day, New Yorkers, and go after these great gigs in today’s roundup! A New Jersey production of “Newsies the Musical” is seeking actors and dancers to join the cast in principal roles, as well as ensemble parts as the Newsies. Show More Summary
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