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12 Childhood Pics and Videos That Prove These Stars Were Born to Dance

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 […]

Want to Take Your Work Online the Right Way? 6 Tips From the Experts

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 […]

The Singular Elegance of American Ballet Theatre’s Calvin Royal III ​

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 […]

More Than Merde: 7 Pros Share Their Quirky Pre-Performance Rituals

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. […]

10 Times Our Fave Ballet Dancers Made Turning Actually Look Easy

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 […]

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