Rested and Restless, Natalia Osipova Is Ready to Get Back Onstage

Her wedding may have been postponed because of the pandemic, her busy performance schedule wiped clean. But Russian-born superstar ballerina Natalia Osipova, a principal dancer with The Royal Ballet since 2013, is now getting ready to return to the stage after a seven-month hiatus. She will be part of the company’s celebration performance, The Royal […]

These Are the Dance Moments Our Readers Loved the Most This Year

We asked for your nominations, compiled your suggestions and let you vote on your favorite dance moments of 2019. Here’s what you chose: Best Dance in a Movie Nominees: The White Crow Girl Rocketman The Favourite Yuli Winner: The White Crow Best Dance on TV Nominees: “Fosse/Verdon” “Pose” “The OA” “So You Think You Can […]

David Hallberg Joins The Royal Ballet as a Principal Guest Artist

Yesterday, The Royal Ballet announced that David Hallberg will be joining the company as a principal guest artist for the 2019–20 season. Hallberg is already a familiar face at The Royal. As a guest last season he danced alongside beloved partner and Royal principal Natalia Osipova in Sir Frederick Ashton’s A Month in the Country […]

A Natalia Osipova Documentary Is Hitting Theaters Tomorrow

You never quite know what’s going to happen when Natalia Osipova steps onstage—you know you’re in for something extraordinary, but the exact nature of what you’ll get is a mystery until it’s happening. It’s only fitting, then, that we would learn of Force of Nature, a new documentary following a year of the ballet superstar’s […]

Season Preview: Your Guide to the Hottest Dance Tickets of 2018–19

We might have gotten a little bit carried away with this year’s “Season Preview”—but with the 2018–19 season packing so many buzzy shows, how could we not? Here are over two dozen tours, premieres and revivals that have us drooling. A Night of Natalia Osipova—With David Hallberg David Hallberg and Natalia Osipova have a rare, […]

Editors' Picks: Five Must-See Performances This August

Summer’s end is in sight, and while it might seem like everyone is on layoff (or at Jacob’s Pillow or Vail), there’s still plenty of dance to see before the fall season starts in earnest. Here are our top five performance picks for August. Natalia Osipova Bewitches as Isadora Duncan Natalia Osipova as Isadora Duncan. […]

New York City Center's Anniversary Season Is Gonna Be Epic

New York City Center just announced programming for the 2018-19 season, and we’re frantically marking our calendars for all the must-see dance. This year is the venue’s 75th anniversary, and they’re pulling out all the stops—from the reliable fan favorite Fall for Dance to the most epic Balanchine celebration and more: A Balanchine Festival Will […]

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