This L.A. Exhibit Honors Blondell Cummings Through Rare Videos and Interviews

Rarely has a woman dance artist (other than Martha Graham or Anna Pavlova) been given an entire exhibit all to herself. But Art + Practice, in South Los Angeles, has teamed up with the Getty Research Institute to highlight Blondell Cummings’ unique place in the dance firmament. Cummings didn’t have big-name recognition like Judith Jamison, […]

Inside Fashion's Love Affair With Ballet

You couldn’t have missed Stuart Weitzman’s holiday campaign this year. Footage of Misty Copeland twirling and strutting in a black tulle number and sky-high gold heels flashed across New York City taxis and TV screens everywhere. Ballet and fashion today seem naturally joined at the hip. But this hasn’t always been the case. A new […]

From Ballerina to CEO: How Muriel Maffre Started "A Second Life"

Muriel Maffre is no less elegant up close in pedestrian clothing than she was onstage in glittering tutus. Since retiring from San Francisco Ballet, where she danced as a principal from 1990 to 2007, Maffre has been deeply involved in the Bay Area arts community. She has taught and worked at Alonzo King LINES Ballet, […]

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