Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from June 2022.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
There’s got to be something about May 18—maybe the Ballet Gods celebrate some forgotten holiday that causes them to be particularly generous. Because how else do you explain that no less than three international ballet stars all share a birthday on, you guessed it, May 18? Maybe today should be a ballet holiday in their […]