New takes on familiar tales and multigenerational reflections on common struggles seize center stage this month. Here’s what has us intrigued.
Every soloist hopes and prays for the moment when their director offers that first big lead role. For American Ballet Theatre’s Christine Shevchenko, it happened last November when artistic director Kevin McKenzie informed her that the following spring she’d dance the role of Kitri at the Metropolitan Opera House. After three years as a soloist, […]
American Ballet Theatre just announced its much-anticipated promotions, and artistic director Kevin McKenzie couldn’t have picked more deserving dancers. Soloists Sarah Lane, Christine Shevchenko and Devon Teuscher have been promoted to principal, and Calvin Royal III has been promoted to soloist. After 10 years as a soloist, Lane’s promotion has been the longest time coming. […]