One of the biggest myths about ballet dancers is that they don’t eat. While we all know that, yes, there are those who do struggle with body image issues and eating disorders, most healthy dancers love food—and eat plenty of it to fuel their busy schedules. Luckily for us, they’re not afraid to show it: […]
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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 […]
Go behind the scenes at our July 2015 cover shoot with Melissa Hamilton!
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 […]