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Wheeldon, Ratmansky and Whelan Team Up

On October 18, Wendy Whelan will give her last performance as a New York City Ballet principal. The occasion alone is enough to make this night easily top my list of must-see performances this fall. But it gets even better: It’s been announced that Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon are co-choreographing a piece for the […]

Ratmansky, Semionova, Cornejo Win 2014 Benois de la Danse Awards

American Ballet Theatre is having a good day. Each May, the Benois de la Dance Awards recognize an extraordinary choreographer, select male and female dancers and a lifetime achievement recipient in a star-studded gala at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. This year, three of the four awards, from a group of 18 nominees, went to […]

Ratmansky's New Protégé

Mentors are invaluable in dance: The right guide can help a young dancer or choreographer discover aspects of their artistry they’d never even considered. Twenty-three-year-old San Francisco Ballet corps member and rising choreographer Myles Thatcher has just won the mentorship of a lifetime: Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky selected him to be his protégé through the 2014-2015 […]

Ratmansky Fever

How does Alexei Ratmansky keep up with all of his commissions? We’re beginning to think that he has a secret clone. Let’s see: thus far in 2012, he’s made Symphonic Dances for Miami City Ballet, Firebird for American Ballet Theatre, and, running now in Denmark, Golden Cockerel for Royal Danish Ballet, which is by all […]

National Ballet of Canada: Ratmansky's "Romeo and Juliet"

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 16–27, 2011 Performances reviewed: Nov. 26, matinee & evening If you go to this new Romeo and Juliet expecting to see your favorite moments, like The First Kiss, or Lady Capulet going crazy over Tybalt’s death, you won’t find them. There’s no big swooping cape […]

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Introducing American Ballet Theatre’s Michael de la Nuez

There is an explosive energy to Michael de la Nuez’s dancing that will not be denied. In Christopher Wheeldon’s Like Water for Chocolate during American Ballet Theatre’s summer season, he sliced through the air like an arrow and spun like a top, equal parts bravura showstopper and clean classical dancer.

A colorful collage of the 2024 25 to Watch, dancers from a breadth of dance styles.

Introducing Our 2024 “25 to Watch”

Electric performances, thought-provoking choreography, buzzy bodies of work—the artists on our annual list of dancers, choreographers, directors, and companies poised for a breakout share an uncanny knack for arresting attention. They’ve been turning heads while turning what’s expected—in a performance, from a career trajectory—on its head. We’re betting we’ll be seeing a lot more of them this year, and for many years to come.

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