Tag: claire kretzschmar

NYCB Promotes Seven Dancers, Six of Them Men

In a move that was both surprising and seemingly inevitable, New York City Ballet closed its fall season by promoting seven dancers. Joseph Gordon, who was promoted to soloist in February 2017, is now a principal dancer. Daniel Applebaum, Harrison Coll, Claire Kretzschmar, Aaron Sanz, Sebastian Villarini-Velez and Peter Walker have been promoted to soloist. […]

Steal These Nutcracker Survival Strategies

Nutcracker season starts today at many ballet companies, including New York City Ballet. For corps members like Claire Kretzschmar, that means an always demanding schedule reaches a whole new level of busy. Here’s how she keeps herself going. Kretzschmar in the Coffee variation. Photo by Paul Kolnik, courtesy NYCB. • At night: A hearty meal, […]