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 […]

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