New ABT Summer Program Director Appointed

Kate Lydon has been appointed artistic director of American Ballet Theatre’s summer intensive programs, adding to her responsibilities as artistic director of the ABT Studio Company and apprentice program coordinator. The former editor-in-chief of Dance Spirit...
What My Teacher Taught Me: Andrew Brader

What My Teacher Taught Me: Andrew Brader

While studying at ABT’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School as a teenager, Complexions Contemporary Ballet dancer Andrew Brader shared a special moment with Susan Jaffe, who soon became his mentor. “It was the 10th-anniversary performance of the ABT Studio...

Dancers Dominate Halloween

Happy Halloween, DT readers! Every year, as the spookiest of holidays rolls around, I’m impressed with the humor and creativity of dancers’ Halloween costumes. This year was no exception. Enjoy a roundup of some of our favorite 2016 Halloween looks. Divas to the dance...

#WhyNotWednesday: 5 Highlights from "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

In case you missed “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” from Brooklyn with Misty Copeland, we’ve got you covered: 1. Jimmy Kimmel and Guillermo in a leotard, tutu and tights. Need I say more? The hilarious pair made their way to the ABT studios for Ballet 101 with...

Carla Körbes Joins Growing L.A. Dance Boom

Körbes with Karel Cruz in one of her final rehearsals at PNB The Los Angeles dance scene’s meteoric rise continues, with another major gain for the Golden Coast: the superlative Carla Körbes. We hadn’t finished drying our eyes following her retirement from Pacific...

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