In elementary school, Sarah Stafford came home each afternoon to find her grandmother preparing her a snack to enjoy before ballet class—often, it was arroz con leche. Now in her first season with New York Theatre Ballet, the comforting rice pudding is in Stafford’s own cooking rotation and remains an all-time favorite.
Often, Erez Ben-Zion Milatin seems to dance for himself, lost in a world of his imagination. With a juicy plié and a wonderful jump, his rich musicality fills all the nooks and crannies in whatever music he is dancing to. For the last three years, Milatin has found a home at New York Theatre Ballet, […]
From the over-the-top antics of Fancy Free to the stylized realism of West Side Story, the discomfiting world of The Cage to the poignant humanity of Dances at a Gathering, the work of Jerome Robbins redefined what American dance could be. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth, ballet companies across the country are […]