Misty Copeland is back in the limelight with her new film, “Flower.”
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from March 2023.
Misty Copeland is entering a new era. She plans to return to the stage with American Ballet Theatre for the first time in nearly four years this fall, after a pandemic-induced performance hiatus and the birth of her son Jackson last spring. She’s been plenty busy throughout her time offstage.
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month. Comings & Goings At Pacific Northwest Ballet, Elle Macy has been promoted to principal, Miles Pertl and Sarah-Gabrielle Ryan to soloist. At Ballet West, Jenna Rae Herrera has been promoted to principal. At Carolina Ballet, Sam […]
American Ballet Theatre star Misty Copeland has reshaped the world’s ideas of what a ballerina can look like. Meanwhile, South African choreographer/dancer Dada Masilo has reshaped what ballets themselves can look like. Their career paths have never formally crossed, but The Music Center in Los Angeles recently brought these two artists together for an intimate […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month. Comings & Goings American Ballet Theatre artistic director Kevin McKenzie will step down at the end of 2022. The search for his successor will begin this summer. At BODYTRAFFIC, co-founder Lillian Barbeito has stepped down as […]
Without the regular bustle of the fall performance season, much of the dance community has a rare amount of free time on its hands—and it’s being put to good use. Many artists and organizations are redirecting their energy from the rehearsal studio to an extremely important cause: urging the community to vote. And, of course, […]
Ballet can distance us from performers. The difficulty of the technique and the elusive artistry can make them seem immortal. But in New York City Center’s Studio 5 Great American Ballerina series, we observe them as down-to-earth and hard-working—willing, by dint of the format, to take criticism and incorporate it, live. And for those viewers […]