Justin Peck’s In Creases for New York City Ballet makes its highly anticipated NYC premiere tonight. The ballet, which bowed in Saratoga Springs last summer, was his first for the company—the fact that it’s his third debut in less than a year is a testament to his runaway success. (We pegged him as an emerging […]
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We’ve known for a while now that New York City Ballet principal Tiler Peck can do anything. She tackles everything in the NYCB rep—from “Emeralds” to Aurora to Justin Peck—with precision and pizzazz. And, we recently found out that she’s kinda an amazing tap dancer: But her latest Instagram video shows another side of her […]
Ballet Across America returns to The Kennedy Center this week with a twist: programming curated by American Ballet Theatre principal Misty Copeland and New York City Ballet soloist/resident choreographer Justin Peck. It’s a unique opportunity to get inside the heads of two of the most influential figures in American ballet today—so what companies and choreographers […]
Even dance lovers who live far from their favorite companies can get a taste of new ballets these days: Young choreographers like Justin Peck are creating not just premieres, but short films to go along with them, like creative versions of a trailer. The latest one is for Peck’s new piece at San Francisco Ballet, In the Countenance […]
Much of the dance world is at—or headed to—a summer festival right now. It’s impossible to catch it all, but if we could be in multiple places at once, here’s what we’d be hoping to see.
April’s performance calendar is filled with happy returns, from Broadway once again welcoming Camille A. Brown to a fresh cohort of contemporary artists at Danspace Project for its Platform 2022. Here’s what’s piqued our interest.
Since joining NYCB, Woodward has delighted onlookers with her mix of elegant classicism and ebullient pluck. Both offstage and on it, she brings a warmth and generosity that make her appear just as at home in the Sugarplum Fairy’s mint-green tutu as it does in the minimalist gold lamé leotards of Pam Tanowitz’s Bartók Ballet.
Last fall, as New York City Ballet’s dancers navigated their return to the stage following pandemic shutdowns, Chun Wai Chan had an additional challenge to contend with: joining a new company. “I am the kind of person who always wants to challenge myself and learn as much as I can,” says Chan, who made his […]