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Watch The Royal Ballet in "Jewels"—And Win a Pair of Signed Pointe Shoes

This year marks the 50th anniversary of George Balanchine’s iconic Jewels. And thanks to The Royal Ballet, you can celebrate in the comfort of your local movie theater. The company is screening its production in theaters across the US this spring—along with a handful of other performances both live and recorded. Of course, we couldn’t […]

Against the Odds

Melissa Hamilton’s late start should have prevented a ballet career. Instead, it pushed her to unthinkable heights.  Photo by Nathan Sayers The first thing you notice about Melissa Hamilton is the classical beauty of her lines: the dainty features, the long arms, the sinewy legs and gorgeously arched feet. Yet The Royal Ballet first soloist […]