The American Ballet Theatre principal is pushing herself—and ballet—to be better.
When Catherine Wreford found out that she had brain cancer in June 2013, with doctors predicting she had only two to six years left to live, there was one thing she knew she wanted to do: dance. She had grown up training in the recreational division at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, then went on […]
Alessandra Ferri‘s career has long been marked by extraordinary onstage partnerships—Mikhail Baryshnikov, Julio Bocca and Herman Cornejo immediately leap to mind. But in a video released last month, Ferri managed to share the stage with none other than her 19-year-old self. In an advertisement for UK-based pharmacy chain Boots, Ferri, now 52, dances opposite a holographic […]