Prepare to Be Obsessed With This Ballerina-Owned Fashion Line

Dancers trying their hand at designing is nothing new. But they do tend to stick with studio or performance-wear (think Miami City Ballet’s Ella Titus and her line of knit warm-ups or former NYCB dancer Janie Taylor and her ballet costumes). But several dancers at American Ballet Theatre—corps members Jamie Kopit, Erica Lall, Katie Boren, […]

Inside Daniil Simkin's New Guggenheim Project

Late one Friday night, Daniil Simkin and Cassandra Trenary are running a new duet inside the Frank Lloyd Wright–designed rotunda in New York City’s Guggenheim Museum. Trenary drops her weight back into Simkin’s arms and lets him slide her, spinning, into the ground. They clasp hands like children to pull each other close, an intimate […]

This New Dance Photography Book Offers Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

In her many years of shooting top dancers and choreographers, photographer Rose Eichenbaum has not only captured their movement, but collected their stories and the guidance they have to offer other artists. Now, Eichenbaum is releasing a coffee table book, Inside the Dancer’s Art, filled with these artists’ words of wisdom alongside their portraits. Here […]

For Your Afternoon Dance Video Break, We Recommend…

It’s summer, it’s almost the weekend, it’s the afternoon—if ever there were a moment for a dance video break, this is it. So, what are you in the mood for? Something quick and fun? Tomorrow’s #LCSwing-goers are in for a cameo treat from @ABTBallet dancers @JamesBWhiteside + Cassandra Trenary—here’s a sneak peek. pic.twitter.com/kCSTJve0GV — Lincoln […]

What Cassandra Trenary Plans to do with Her $50,000 Annenberg Fellowship

When the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts announced their tenth and final round of $50,000 fellowships for performing and visual artists last week, it wasn’t exactly a surprise to see Cassandra Trenary’s name on the list. The American Ballet Theatre soloist sparkles onstage in classical rep (particularly in works by […]

Big Talent on Tap for Next Week's Erik Bruhn Prize

The dance world’s abundance of talent can be dizzying, but there are a few “crystal balls” that allow dancers and fans alike to get a glimpse of tomorrow’s megastars. For one, there’s Dance Magazine‘s 25 to Watch, our annual list of promising artists across all dance genres—look for the latest edition in our January issue! (In 2005 alone, […]

A Day with Daniil

Lately, when Daniil Simkin hasn’t been performing with American Ballet Theatre or flying off to dance in international galas, he’s been putting together his own project: INTENSIO. “I miss European contemporary dance,” explains Simkin, who grew up in Germany. “This is an outlet for me and my colleagues to experience that and approach the ever-looming […]

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