6 Ballet Instagrams Worth Following

@jamesbwhitesideWho: American Ballet Theatre principal James WhitesideFollowers: 96.6KWhat you’ll see: a lot of muscles and humor, with a healthy dose of cat photosWhat may surprise you: Whiteside moonlights as the drag queen Ühu Betch and pop singer...

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...

A Festival for Forsythe

William Forsythe University of Southern California Glorya Kaufman School of Dance hosts a series of events in honor of William Forsythe this month. Kaufman.usc.edu The series kicks off September 29–30 with a look at his creative process and presentation of his current...

What My Teacher Taught Me: Sara Webb

Sara Webb in Madame Butterfly with Ian Casady During her first six seasons with Houston Ballet, principal Sara Webb worked closely with former artistic director Ben Stevenson, who helped her find clarity in acting roles. “He used to always tell us that you have...

A Texan in Switzerland

Shelly Power leads class at Houston Ballet Academy. Houston Ballet Academy’s director of 11 years, Shelly Power, will be leaving to take on a new position: artistic director and CEO of the international ballet competition Prix de Lausanne, effective in September. She...

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