Tag: american ballet theatre

Lincoln Center's Dance Week Offers 7 Online Broadcasts—Including Vintage ABT and NYCB Favorites

How many of us have hovered breathlessly over our iPads, watching grainy YouTube footage of Gelsey Kirkland and Mikhail Baryshnikov in Theme and Variations? Or Suzanne Farrell in Mozartiana? (Hundreds of thousands of us, to be exact.) Well, get ready: Yesterday, Lincoln Center announced its brand new Dance Week, a series of seven online broadcasts […]

Teachers, Are You Looking for Great Material to Enhance Your Online Curricula?

Create a Watch Party! Here are four free offerings from New York City’s most celebrated arts organizations to share with your students and their families. New York City Ballet Excerpt of Christopher Wheeldon’s This Bitter Earth performed by Sara Mearns and Adrian Danchig-Waring. “Words cannot fully capture the beauty or essence of this moving pas […]

Susan Jaffe's Essential Daily Practice

Throughout Susan Jaffe’s performance career at American Ballet Theatre, there was something special, even magical, about her dancing. Lauded as “America’s quintessential American ballerina” by The New York Times, Jaffe has continued to shine in her postperformance career, most recently as the dean of dance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. […]

ABT's Fall Season To Celebrate Herman Cornejo, Includes World Premieres by Twyla Tharp and Gemma Bond

If like us you’re already mourning the end of American Ballet Theatre’s marathon Met season, don’t fear. The company just announced the lineup for its fall season, and there’s a lot to look forward to. Running October 16-27 at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, ABT’s fall lineup includes world premieres by choreographers Twyla Tharp […]

7 Tough-Love Lessons From the Legendary Irina Kolpakova

Being coached by a treasure like former Kirov prima Irina Kolpakova is an experience most dancers only dream of. But company members at American Ballet Theatre have been the lucky beneficiaries of her wisdom since 1990. Thanks to Instagram, where pros like Gillian Murphy and James Whiteside share snippets of their sessions with Kolpakova, any […]

Check Out These Dance Performances in New York City This Week

Need something fabulous to do this week? We’ve got you covered. Here are five dance performances happening in NYC between now and Sunday, June 16, that you should check out. You’re welcome! Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Lincoln Center June 12–16 Website David H. Koch Theater: 20 Lincoln Center, New York, NY Alvin Ailey […]

These Are Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch" Picks for 2019

Every year we love to see Dance Magazine‘s coveted list of the dancers, choreographers and companies that are on the verge of skyrocketing in the field of dance. This year’s picks are nothing short of exceptional. Congratulations to these 25 up-and-coming artists! Evan Ruggiero Photo by Jayme Thornton Evan Ruggiero’s story started as something out […]

When Can We Finally Talk About Why Boys In Dance Get Bullied?

According to the new documentary DANSEUR, 85% of males who study dance in the United States are bullied or harassed. A quote in the film from Dr. Doug Risner, faculty member at Wayne State University, states, “If this scope of bullying occurred in any activity other than dance, it would be considered a public health […]

American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland Leads a Youth Ballet Class, Featuring a Living Legend

With barres lining the charming Harlem Stage, a group of young students from Dance Theater of Harlem and Harlem School of the Arts emerged from the wings. Among them was the petite ballet superstar, American Ballet Theatre principal Misty Copeland. Harlem Stage in association with Dance Theater of Harlem and the Harlem School of the […]

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