Inside DM

What makes choreography compelling? Whether you consider a work’s musicality or steps, formations or narrative, it often comes down to one thing: the element of surprise. Justin Peck is a master of this. He’ll bring two partners together for what seems like the beginning of a sumptuous lift—and then have them take off in opposite […]

On the Rise: Emilie Gerrity

The NYCB Dancer moves with joy and energy.   Rehearsing Justin Peck’s In Creases Rosalie O’Connor, Courtesy NYCB The first pas de deux of Jerome Robbins’ I’m Old Fashioned may have the most daunting entrance in New York City Ballet’s repertory. Dedicated to Fred Astaire, it opens with a film clip from You Were Never […]