Tag: margot fonteyn

#tbt: Margot Fonteyn and The Royal Ballet Arrive Stateside in Style

To celebrate our 90th anniversary, we excavated some of our favorite hidden gems from the DM Archives—images that capture a few of the moments in time we’ve documented over the decades. Ninette de Valois, Margot Fonteyn, Moira Shearer, Frederick Ashton, Michael Somes and Robert Irving arrive in the U.S. Photo by Enell Inc., Courtesy DM […]

To Celebrate Our 90th Birthday, We Took a Trip Down Memory Lane

It’s our 90th anniversary! To celebrate, we excavated some of our favorite hidden gems from the DM Archives—images that capture a few of the moments in time we’ve documented over the decades. Ted Shawn surveys the construction of the Jacob’s Pillow theater, 1942 Courtesy DM Archives Trisha Brown (right) and company walking on the Great […]

#MotivationMonday: Rose Adagio Edition

Mondays are hard. So is dance. And you know what’s just really, absurdly difficult? The Rose Adagio. So for your #MondayMotivation this week, we present to you five famous ballerinas tackling that epitome of classical elegance, technique and deceptively straightforward choreography—because if they can conquer four suitors in the first act of The Sleeping Beauty […]

The Latest: A Star Takes the Helm

Ángel Corella leads Pennsylvania Ballet.   PA Ballet in rehearsal. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev, Courtesy PA Ballet.   Ángel Corella, who recently began his first season as artistic director of Pennsylvania Ballet, compares his approach to taking over the company to working with a new dance partner. “I’m going in with all my positive energy,” […]