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Cast your vote for ballet!

Carla Escoda | Posted 04.15.2016 | Arts
Carla Escoda

"The internet can't be stopped" is the tagline for the 20th annual Webby awards. Neither, it appears, can Miko Fogarty. The feisty ballerina - who...

Ballet Is Probably Our Choice Mode Of Viewing Male Heroism

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.29.2016 | Arts

You might not immediately associate unbridled and passionate male heroism with ballet. But then again, you probably haven't seen legendary choreograph...

Bolshoi Ballet Legends Discuss The Most Romantic Ballet Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts

"Giselle isn't the role you prepare for once and dance the same way every time," prima ballerina Evgenia Obraztsova explained. "I've already had sever...

Bolshoi Ballerina Dances 'The Dying Swan' At 61, Slays It

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.08.2015 | Arts

The ballet performance below would be considered exceptional in any circumstances, with otherworldly bodily movements that resemble that of an ailing,...

An Exclusive Sneak Peek At The Bolshoi Ballet's Upcoming Season

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts

"You have to love dancing to stick to it," legendary dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham once said. "It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts t...

Sergei Polunin's 'Distant Cousin' Sort Of Slays Hozier's 'Take Me To Church'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts

Remember that hauntingly beautiful viral video of ballet dancer and pinacle of half-naked beauty Sergei Polunin dancing his broken heart out to Hozier...

Watch A Love Story Unravel As Two Male Dancers Break Your Heart With Their Muscular Bodies

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.26.2015 | Arts

For most of us, the aftermath of a breakup involves a pint of ice cream and a box of tissues. For those of us who possess talent in the realm of dance...

Watch These Dancers Capture Just How Heartbreaking 'Stay With Me' Truly Is

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.12.2015 | Arts

Earlier this week, we praised the beauty of a stunning ballet duet set to Sam Smith's heart-wrenching ballad "Stay With Me." While readers felt the im...

This Staggering Ballet Duet To Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' Is Just Daaaaamn

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.10.2015 | Arts

The following video is proof, yet again, that ballet dancers make pop music infinitely more powerful. This gem, courtesy of Southern California's ...

Ballet Dancer Sergei Polunin Simply Slays Hozier's 'Take Me To Church'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.11.2015 | Arts

What happens when you combine the talents of Russia's ballet bad boy Sergei Polunin, Irish gospel luminary Hozier and photography pop wizard David LaC...

These Awkward Ballerinas Take Dancing To Your Own Beat To A Whole New Level

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.06.2014 | Arts

These ballerinas each put their own spin on what should be classical choreography, but that's just why we love them. And it's obvious from the firs...

The Best Way To Capture The Beauty Of Ballet Is To Call In A Robot

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.17.2014 | Arts

A short, five-minute documentary tells the story of what happens when ballet dancers work with robotics to capture the moving beauty of dance. Tit...

Is Romance Within A Ballet Company Inevitable?

Posted 12.09.2013 | Arts

The tight ensembles, the undulating bodies, hours upon hours of practice... it doesn't come as a big surprise that ballet dancers in the same company ...

City.Ballet Is Basically 'Center Stage' IRL

Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts

If your heart beats faster for all the drama, drive, talent and tiny buns in "Center Stage," prepare yourself for the webseries of your dreams. Th...

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...

Watch The World's Bravest Ballerina Dance With Daggers Attached To Her Feet

Posted 08.29.2013 | Arts

Finally, a ballet video that makes "Black Swan" look like child's play. Javier Pérez's "En Punta" is a stunning (and pithy) meditation on the sac...

You've Never Seen Dancing Like This

Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

After seeing this incredible gymnastics ballet video we are left with many questions. Who are these kids and how old are they? Where are their parents...

David Hallberg's Move to the Bolshoi: The Beginning of the "Moneyball-et" Era?

Marc Kirschner | Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts
Marc Kirschner

Is the future of American dance to be a farm system for companies overseas, and if this is the start of a trend, are we equipped to reverse it?