From JLaw to Ralph Fiennes, Here Are the Danciest Movies in the Works for 2018

Oh, Hollywood. In any given year, Tinseltown’s use of dance in film veers from the woefully disappointing to the surprisingly delightful, but one thing’s for certain: It’s rarely boring. Here’s our not-at-all-comprehensive and completely-subject-to-change list of the new dance-related movies coming soon to a theater (or laptop screen) near you. Red Sparrow Based on Jason […]

Alexander Ekman's New Work for Paris Opéra Ballet is All Fun and Games

“What does it mean to play as an adult?” This is the question driving Alexander Ekman’s Play, a new work for Paris Opéra Ballet that marks Aurélie Dupont’s first big commission as ballet director. Though his witty, irreverent work has found a home with ballet companies worldwide, Ekman’s choreography has never before appeared on the […]

These Are The Performances Our Readers Loved The Most This Year

We asked you for nominations, compiled your suggestions and let you vote on your favorites. Here’s what you chose: Best Viral Video Winner : Andrew Winghart’s “Cry Me a River” Other Nominees: • Kyle Hanagami’s “Shape of You” • The Kennedy Center’s staff video for National Dance Day • Tiler Peck in Charlotte OC’s “Medicine […]

Vote for Our 2017 Readers' Choice Awards

It’s time! You submitted your nominations for the most memorable dance you saw this year. We narrowed down our favorites, and now it’s up to you to decide what will make it into our December issue. Voting will be open until September 25th. Only one submission per person will be counted. Loading…

Here's What Some of Our Favorite Ballet Dancers Got Up to on Vacation

Throughout the summer, we’ve been noticing beachside views and scenic waterfalls sprinkled in with all of the usual rehearsal and performance posts we see from ballet’s biggest stars. But even while enjoying some sun and relaxation, dancers like Sara Mearns and Michaela DePrince prove that they never really take a break from ballet. Ahead, check […]

The Russians Are Coming

The Lincoln Center Festival always includes a spectacular, if brief, display of international dance. This July, two programs involving the Bolshoi Ballet arrive at the Koch Theater. The first one brings together three superb ballet companies to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Balanchine’s Jewels. Paris Opera Ballet will do “Emeralds,” the serene opening section, to […]

See the Balmain Costumes for Paris Opéra Ballet in Motion

We’ve been anxiously awaiting a first look at the Balmain designs for Paris Opéra Ballet since the iconic French fashion house was first announced to be collaborating with the equally iconic company last month. Commissioned by choreographer Sébastien Bertaud to design for his upcoming ballet, Renaissance, Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing designed costumes for the […]

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