Superhuman. Otherworldly. Next-level. Jeffrey Cirio has reached the top rank of three world-renowned companies—Boston Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and English National Ballet.
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Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from February 2022. Also of note: new or newly available funding opportunities for dance artists.
When you hear names like Maria Kochetkova, Sutton Foster and Robbie Fairchild, you immediately picture flashes of them as the fully-formed, phenomenal performers they are today. But even when they were kids, they had a glimmer of their future star power, giving a glimpse of what was to come. Thankfully for Instagram, we’ve got the […]
Shelter-at-home mandates have resulted in an explosion of dance classes, open rehearsals and performances online. “What we’ve really seen is an awakening of audiences—an acceleration of a trend to digital consumption,” says Marc Kirshner, head of product and innovation at Marquee TV. “It may sound counterintuitive, but great digital experiences will lead to higher attendance […]
In an iPhone video of a Romeo and Juliet rehearsal made in early March, Calvin Royal III stands in a corner of an American Ballet Theatre studio, arms reaching far into space, chin slightly raised in welcoming anticipation. There is such warmth and openness in his stance, you can understand why Juliet would want to […]
Aside from a solid warm-up, most dancers have something else they just have to do before performing. Whether it’s putting on the right eyelashes before the left or giving a certain handshake before a second-act entrance, our backstage habits give us the comfort of familiar, consistent choices in an art form with so many variables. […]
Martin Harvey and Albert Cob have a lot in common. They’re both former Royal Ballet dancers who moved to New York City to pursue acting. They both have a child with New York City Ballet principal Maria Kowroski, though Harvey is married to her and Cob is divorced. And they’re both making low-budget film projects: […]
At this point, you’d think we’d all be used to the level of technical absurdity Daniil Simkin achieves when he’s playing around in the studio. But then he did this: …and now we’re low-key appalled in the absolute best way. After we picked our jaws up from the floor, we were inspired to dig up […]