Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings Tigran Mkrtchyan has joined Boston Ballet as a soloist, Chisako Oga as a second soloist. At English National Ballet, Aitor Arrieta, Katja Khaniukova and Ken Saruhashi have been promoted to first soloist, Julia Conway, Daniel […]
Some dancers face years of “nos” before they get a big “yes.” At 32 years old, Chip Abbott made his Broadway debut in “On the Town.” Photo by Jenny Anderson, Courtesy “On the Town.” When dancers dream of the career that lies ahead, they probably plot a linear path from pre-professional training to prestigious apprenticeships […]
Milwaukee Ballet dancer Susan Gartell can’t live without Altoids or Netflix.