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Misa Kuranaga and Sasha Mukhamedov Are Joining San Francisco Ballet

San Francisco Ballet just announced some major news: longtime Boston Ballet star Misa Kuranaga will be joining the company as a principal dancer for the 2019-20 season, while Dutch National Ballet principal Sasha Mukhamedov will join as a soloist. They join a slew of newly promoted SFB principals and soloists, announced earlier this year. Kuranaga […]

The Unstoppable Misa Kuranaga

Misa Kuranaga had just arrived in Taipei, and was already eager to get in a rehearsal. At the following night’s last-minute gala engagement she would dance Don Quixote and Balanchine’s Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux. But at that point, she still hadn’t met her partner. “He has a great reputation,” Kuranaga says of New York City […]

Nikisha Fogo Is The New Frontier

Her Insta posts are reposted and slid into DMs like old-school mixtapes. Ballet celebs and novices alike are enamored with her technique and versatility, her infectious charm and humility.

The Best Ballet Behind-The-Scenes Moments Of The Summer

With the surplus of ballet festivals happening around the world these past few months, it’s obvious that there’s really no such thing as summer break for the pros. But between the red-eye flights and onstage performances, our favorite stars still found time to soak up the sun and enjoy some seriously stunning views (even if […]

11 Skirts That Were Made for the Summer Studio Life

Planning to spend the majority of your summer sweating it out in the studio? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. And while you’re definitely going to want to save the warmups for the winter, you can still accessorize your studio look without adding bulk, thanks to the always-in-style ballet skirt. From bright florals to washed out […]