Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month.
What is the secret sauce to Skylar Brandt’s seemingly superhuman technique? (Those balances! Those turns!) Well, the American Ballet Theatre principal is ready to share some insights. Take a free online class with the cover star of our February issue through Dance Media Live! On Wednesday, March 3, at 4 pm ET, Brandt will teach […]
American Ballet Theatre typically schedules a long layoff after its marathon season at the Metropolitan Opera House, a moment for its tired artists to breathe. But Skylar Brandt doesn’t really do downtime. After moving out of the Met’s basement dressing rooms each July, she books sessions with her coaches, the former ABT stars Irina Dvorovenko […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, plus notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month. Comings & Goings At American Ballet Theatre , Joo Won Ahn, Aran Bell, Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Calvin Royal III and Cassandra Trenary have been promoted to principal, Gabe Stone Shayer to soloist. At Pennsylvania Ballet, Jack Thomas […]
This spring was supposed to be one of highly anticipated debuts at American Ballet Theatre, a chance for many soloists to test their mettle in major leading roles at the Metropolitan Opera House. While the coronavirus pandemic shutdown put those debuts on pause, the company has shown a major leap of faith in its up-and-coming […]
We asked American Ballet Theatre soloist Skylar Brandt to share a recipe she’s been making while sheltering in place during the pandemic. She invited us inside (digitally) to watch her make an epic ice cream sundae.
American Ballet Theatre soloist Skylar Brandt’s dancing is clean, precise and streamlined. It’s surprising, then, to learn that her taste in music is “all over the place,” she says. (Even more surprising is that Brandt, who has an Instagram following of over 80k, is “in the dark ages” when it comes to her music, and […]
Being coached by a treasure like former Kirov prima Irina Kolpakova is an experience most dancers only dream of. But company members at American Ballet Theatre have been the lucky beneficiaries of her wisdom since 1990. Thanks to Instagram, where pros like Gillian Murphy and James Whiteside share snippets of their sessions with Kolpakova, any […]