From annual staples returning with fresh surprises to thought-provoking new works, here’s what we’re excited to see this December.
Marc Happel and Miriam Miller on the history of NYCB’s Fall Fashion Gala and how the book New York City Ballet: Choreography & Couture was created.
Check out the performance highlights our contributors are most looking forward to this month, from historic recreations to brand new works.
A new generation of competition-kids-turned-ballet-dancers is making its mark. Madison Brown and Brady Farrar, both dancers with American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, have roots in not only dance competitions but competitive TV shows:
Summer festival season is underway, boasting a staggering number of must-see performances. Here are a handful of highlights, along with a pair of July premieres happening outside any festival umbrella. American Dance Festival DURHAM, NC The modern dance festival’s 90th-anniversary season blazes on through July 22, with 32 performances featuring 13 festival commissions, 9 premieres, […]
How do we respond to recurring accounts of an acclaimed choreographer’s damaging relationships with dancers, especially women?
When Robert Garland becomes artistic director of Dance Theatre of Harlem on July 1, he follows in the footsteps of founder Arthur Mitchell and retiring artistic director Virginia Johnson. He’s stepping into an important role: In addition to being a leading classical company that’s toured worldwide, DTH has had a significant impact on the field of dance and the larger American cultural landscape.
Chun Wai Chan, New York City Ballet’s First Chinese Principal, Brings Hunger and Humility to His Multinational Career
Some dancers reveal their truest selves in performance, heightening and deepening the qualities that make them who they are. Onstage, Chun Wai Chan is forthright and generous, regal but not aloof, with an open countenance that complements an uncluttered technique.