English National Ballet Star Cesar Corrales to Join The Royal

This fall, English National Ballet wunderkind Cesar Corrales graced the cover of our sister publication, Pointe, and spoke about searching for new ways to grow at ENB. Yet today ENB announced that after three years with the company, Corrales has decided to leave to join The Royal Ballet as a first soloist. Corrales rose swiftly […]

25 to Watch 2018: Cesar Corrales

There are many ways in which to be a great dancer, but there’s no denying that precocious virtuosity is often the most eye-catching. For Cesar Corrales, his fail-safe talent for effortlessly explosive jumps, plus pirouettes that could seemingly spin for infinity (but which stop at exactly the moment of his command), have marked out the […]

Your Friday Video Break, Featuring ENB in the Most Gorgeous Museum

When English National Ballet dancers are given free reign of London’s iconic Victoria & Albert Museum, magic happens. At least it does in “Space for Everyone,” a new video featuring Connie Vowles and William Beagley with original music by Overmono. It’s the ideal Friday video break: luscious choreography by George Williamson, glimpses of epic pieces […]

Three of Our Faves Took Home Olivier Awards

The Olivier Awards were this weekend, and (though you might not have noticed with all of the hubbub over Harry Potter and the Cursed Child practically sweeping) three of our dance world faves snagged well-deserved awards for some very diverse programming. Crystal Pite Crystal Pite and actor/playwright Jonathon Young won Best New Dance Production for […]

The Latest: Power Couple

English National Ballet and Sadler’s Wells partner together.    ENB in rehearsal. Photo by Laurent Liotardo, Courtesy ENB. Two of the biggest forces in British dance are teaming up. Leading performance center Sadler’s Wells has announced that English National Ballet, spearheaded by ballerina Tamara Rojo since 2012, will become its first associate ballet company this […]

These Ad Campaigns Show That Dance Sells

Misty Copeland doesn’t typically spend her days balancing on demi-pointe in lace-up sneakers, wearing the briefest of running shorts and a T-shirt knotted jauntily above her hips. But Under Armour’s series of “I Will What I Want” ads presents a portrait of this artist as an athlete—in the brand’s athletic wear. And for the makers […]

The Latest: Dance the Dream

An international festival celebrates the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.     A Dance the Dream event in Houston. Photo by Russell Hancock, Courtesy Dance the Dream.   While addressing thousands of Americans at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in August 1963, Martin Luther King, […]

In Charge

Tamara Rojo takes the helm at English National Ballet.     Rojo in costume for Life is a Dream, by Fei Bo. Photo by Matthew Karas.   It’s not every prima ballerina who is willing to share her stage with a live goldfish, and Tamara Rojo chuckles in remembering her unusual partner in Life Is […]