Tag: megan fairchild

12 Childhood Pics and Videos That Prove These Stars Were Born to Dance

Robbie and Megan Fairchild Now: Talk about talent running in the family. Sister Megan is now a principal at New York City Ballet, while her brother Robbie has since departed NYCB, delving in to Broadway and film, including the much-anticipated Cats film. Then: The sibling duo was putting on their own shows at home, with […]

Sharing, Supporting, Empowering: Why Partnering Feels More Poignant Than Ever

I know many male dancers who prefer dancing solo: In a classical pas de deux, they simply “get through” the adagio section until they can showcase themselves in the virtuoso male variation. But for me, my fondest performing memories usually involve partnering. Perhaps it’s related to my struggles with male ballet steps (double tour en […]

Our 8 Best Pointe Shoe Hacks

It turns out that TikTok is good for more than just viral dance challenges. Case in point: We recently stumbled across this genius pointe shoe hack for dancers with narrow heels. what I expected to go viral on TikTok for:-my cat that can do backflips-video of the dog cafe I live across from… https://t.co/QQHqOOwxsQ — […]

These New Cole Haan Ads With NYCB Are Giving Us That #FridayFeeling

These New York City Ballet dancers (especially the high-spirited Amar Ramasar) capture exactly how we feel on a summer Friday. Andrew Eccles via Cole Haan Yesterday, shoe designer Cole Haan launched their Extraordinary Comes to Life campaign in collaboration with NYCB dancers, including resident choreographer Justin Peck, principal dancers Sara Mearns, Megan Fairchild and Amar […]

How to Find the Best Pair of Street Shoes, According to Podiatrists

Last month, members of New York City Ballet teamed up with designer Cole Haan to create a comfy, yet stylish line of shoes that are wearable from the stage to the streets. Because in a career where you’re almost constantly working on your feet, it’s vital for dancers to have supportive and safe footwear, even […]