Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from August 2022.
Whether you’re a die-hard sports fan or Team Bunhead all the way, Cloud & Victory (aka the dancewear company with the world’s cheekiest social media) has found a way for everyone to enjoy this summer’s World Cup. Exhibit A: Is this a special halftime show? @cloudandvictory on Instagram: “i’ve haaaad the time of my liiiife […]
A kindhearted British bloke with feet that ballerinas would envy, Xander Parish isn’t a self-promoting celebrity or a social media whiz. He is more like your next-door neighbor, but with one caveat: He has loads of talent. His elastic muscles boast an endless plié that creates soundless jumps and textbook-perfect lines. Combine that with strong […]
The new Ailey repertoire is going to knock your socks off. In a recent rehearsal of Aszure Barton’s new piece, I was blown away by the searing, pulsing vitality of it. The company is also taking on Wayne McGregor’s hyperactive, strangely clinical, kinetically powerful Chroma. Plus there’s Bill T. Jones’ hard-driving, exhilarating D-Man in the […]
An elegant dancer with princely authority, Xander Parish is the first Brit to join the Mariinsky Ballet in St. Petersburg. As a child he trained at the Royal Ballet School in London and joined the company, along with his sister, in 2005. Since moving to Russia to become a member of the Mariinsky in 2010, […]