Au Revoir, Millepied, Bonjour, Dupont

Aurélie Dupont in Paris Opéra Ballet’s Manon The world’s oldest ballet company, Paris Opéra Ballet, will have a new leader in July: former POB ballerina Aurélie Dupont, who spent 32 years dancing with the company, 17 as an étoile (POB’s highest rank). She retired last...

Where Old World Meets the New Age

Benjamin Millepied is bringing the 355-year-old Paris Opéra Ballet into the modern age with a new venture called 3e Scène (meaning “third stage”). Designed to reach a younger and more technologically savvy audience, 3e Scène is a virtual arts hub that offers original...

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...