What My Teacher Taught Me: Daniil Simkin

Daniil Simkin with Céline Cassone American Ballet Theatre principal Daniil Simkin trained privately with his mother, Russian ballerina Olga Aleksandrova, from age 9 to 19. To motivate him during his adolescent years, she used creative incentives. “She knew how to work...

"Behind the Curtain" with Simkin

Dance Magazine’s second episode of “Behind the Curtain” follows fan favorite Daniil Simkin for a day. The American Ballet Theatre principal takes viewers inside a rehearsal for INTENSIO, a program of four new dances by Alexander Ekman, Gregory Dolbashian,...

Hilarious Ballet Video: “Simkin and the City”

How adorable is American Ballet Theatre principal Daniil Simkin? Watch him frolic and fouetté his way through the streets of New York in an unabashedly princely costume in this super short film directed by choreographer Alexander Ekman. We dare you not to...

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