Five of Our Favorite Ballet Trailers

Five of Our Favorite Ballet Trailers

Few things are more powerful for promoting ballet performances than captivating trailers—especially in today’s visually-focused, digitally-connected world.We’ve rounded up some eye-catching ads from seasons past and present that not only make us wish we...

This 88-Year-Old Ballet Teacher Has Life Lessons for Us All

Sometimes a little video comes along that manages to cheer you on a dreary Wednesday, inspire you to be better and give you all the good feels. Meet Sheila Rozann, an 88-year-old ballet teacher for the National Dance Institute, New Mexico, who’s been teaching...

Watch the Original Jewels Cast Teach PNB Dancers to Sparkle

Original Diamonds cavalier Jacques d’Amboise shows PNB soloist Jerome Tisserand how to properly woo a lady onstage. To polish Pacific Northwest Ballet’s staging of Balanchine’s timeless Jewels (1967), artistic director Peter Boal called in the experts. He...

Francia Russell

Teaching Balanchine to a new generation Russell and Pacific Northwest Ballet rehearsing Concerto Barocco Like many who stage the work of George Balanchine, Francia Russell danced for him while at New York City Ballet (1956–1961). Unlike her fellow répétiteurs, she...

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