Watch American Ballet Theatre corps dancer Connor Holloway’s Euphoria-inspired makeup tutorial!
While some dancers return year after year to the same beloved summer intensive, others travel the globe seeking novel ways of moving. Aspiring dancers can find myriad possibilities for their summer months, and with so many choices, such varied costs and so much competition, summer study can be tough to navigate. Dance Magazine asked five […]
In September 2004, a pair of siblings graced the Dance Magazine cover. Inside, the accompanying story wrote, “When the Cornejos dance, it’s never merely a variation—it’s a complete performance.” The brother and sister from Buenos Aires were winning over American Ballet Theatre fans, garnering “fervent applause and almost as fervent reviews,” wrote Hanna Rubin. Erica […]
Apple—continuing their sensational streak of genius dance collabs—has done it again, with a sleek promo video for the new iPhone that features the ballet world’s best and brightest. The beautiful short film, titled “Mobile Devices” (we see what they did there!), is directed by former Miami City Ballet dancer Ezra Hurwitz. It follows a day […]
Roberto Bolle’s rise in ballet reads like a fairy tale—one in which he’s the prince. At 15, he was hand-picked by Rudolf Nureyev to perform with La Scala Ballet, and by 19 he was hired into the company. Two years later, he rose to the rank of principal, and in 2009, he joined American Ballet […]
Every dancer knows there’s as much magic taking place backstage as there is in what the audience sees onstage. Behind the scenes, it takes a village, says American Ballet Theatre’s wig and makeup supervisor, Rena Most. With wig and makeup preparations happening in a studio of their own as the dancers rehearse, Most and her […]
We all know that personal trainers can help dancers condition their bodies more effectively. But trainers who are also dancers themselves? Now that’s a uniquely valuable perspective. Take Kathyrn Boren, an American Ballet Theatre corps member who got certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine last summer, following in the footsteps of her colleagues […]
Like most years, American Ballet Theatre closes its spring Met season this weekend with a sweet surprise: company promotions. Artistic director Kevin McKenzie just announced that two members of the corps de ballet—Aran Bell and Joo Won Ahn—are being promoted to soloist, effective September 1. Ever since we saw a young Aran Bell in the […]