We asked American Ballet Theatre soloist Skylar Brandt to share a recipe she's been making while sheltering in place during the pandemic. She invited us inside (digitally) to watch her make an epic ice cream sundae.
Warmer weather is just around the corner, and with it comes a light at the end of a hibernation tunnel for many dance organizations: a chance to perform again. While social distancing and mask-wearing remain essential to gathering safely, the great outdoors has become an often-preferred performance venue.
But, of course, nature likes to throw its curveballs. What does it take to successfully pull off an alfresco show?
Marisa Grywalski and Alejandro Diaz in Dwight Rhodens "Ave Maria," part of PBT's Open Air Series last fall.
Kelly Perkovich, Courtesy Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Open Air Series last fall. The company plans to roll out their new Harlequin AeroDeck® sprung floor panels and Harlequin Cascade™ vinyl floor for more outdoor performances this spring.
Harris Ferris, Courtesy Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
State Ballet of Rhode Island first rolled out their new Harlequin Cascade™ flooring for an outdoor performance last November.
Courtesy of Harlequin
Marisa Grywalski and Alejandro Diaz in Susan Jaffes "Carmina Terra," part of PBT's Open Air Series last fall.
Kelly Perkovich, courtesy Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre