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How A Ballet Photographer Used Art To Heal

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.25.2016 | Arts

In February of 2011, Luis Pons became ill. He says his illness led him into a depression that lasted close to a year and that when it subsided, the de...

The Faithful Shopper: A City for Divine Dancers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.16.2016 | New York
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There's no shortage of supplies, services or opportunities for every one of the city's delightful dancers and extraordinary dance companies.

Dancing Queens

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.07.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The American Ballet Theatre recently announced that Misty Copeland would be promoted to the role of principal dancer, the first African-American woman to be named to this esteemed role in the world of ballet.

I Teach Dance. Dance Moms Stresses Me Out.

Nora Younkin | Posted 06.22.2015 | Arts
Nora Younkin

I watch Dance Moms every week. In some ways it's a guilty pleasure, in others it's an opportunity for introspection on my own work as a dance instructor.

Meet The Ballerinas Of Instagram

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.05.2015 | Arts

American Ballet Theater icon Misty Copeland has over 402,000 followers on Instagram. To compare, athletes like Venus and Serena Williams have 89,500 a...

Why I Love the 'F' Word: How Having a Daughter Changed My Language and My Life

Christina Pesoli | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
Christina Pesoli

Avoiding the "F" word wasn't a conscious decision on my part. Rather, I accepted the game that was in place. I sized things up from the standpoint of what I needed to do to succeed. I learned the rules and played as well as I could. That all changed on December 5, 2000.

Peek Inside The Cutthroat World Of The New York City Ballet

Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts

Whether or not you actually intend on wearing toe shoes within your lifetime, you can briefly experience the high-intensity life of a ballet dancer in...

Life Inside The New York City Ballet Is Even Crazier Than You Imagined

Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts

Welcome to the New York City Ballet, where competition is cutthroat, dancing is like breathing and Sarah Jessica Parker narrates everything. A new...

Ballerinas Explain Those Leg Warmers And Other Ballet Style Secrets

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Since the 1930s, George Balanchine's dancers have occupied the Upper West Side, gracing the streets with their heads up high, shoulders back and feet ...

Gorgeous Ballerina-Inspired Bridal Looks | Posted 03.13.2013 | Weddings

I've always been captivated by the ballet. Having grown up in Eastern Europe, I found myself drawn to that area’s live-performance art and like most...

Is Ballet Really Changing? Really?

Lauren Warnecke | Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts
Lauren Warnecke

It's going to take generations, time, creation of jobs, a different economy and a total shift of perception for ballet to take on a point of view where women are no longer the sylphs, but the ladies in charge.

Aloft: The New Dance Project (PHOTOS)

Chris Peddecord | Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts
Chris Peddecord


'Sex And The City' Author's Husband Leaves The New York City Ballet

Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

BY JOCELYN NOVECK, The Associated Press NEW YORK — At farewell performances for its retiring dancers, New York City Ballet tends to suddenly feel...

Highlights This Week: Pirouettes, Polaroids, And Palermo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Arts page saw a lot of new and old this week, a dichotomy typical for the turn of a new year. A long-fought copyright battle between Shephard Fair...