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Benjamin Millepied

Natalie Portman And Benjamin Millepied Welcome Baby No. 2

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.03.2017 | Entertainment

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied have welcomed their second child together! A rep for the actress confirmed the news to The Huffington Post Frid...

Benjamin Millepied Speaks Out Against Racism At Paris Opera Ballet

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.30.2016 | Arts

Benjamin Millepied, better known to some as Natalie Portman’s husband, unexpectedly resigned from his post as dance director of the Paris Opera Ball...

CultureZohn: Forsythe, Millepied And Robbins Burnish American Dance

Patricia Zohn | Posted 10.14.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Bulletin! The city of Los Angeles, home to long aborning/failed dance initiatives has risen, phoenix-like -- or Firebird-like if you prefer -- from the ashes.

Benjamin Millepied Is So Much More Than Natalie Portman's Husband

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts

In the Tribeca Film Festival documentary "Reset" (also known as "Relevé"), filmmakers Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai follow the Paris Opera Ba...

Paris Opera Ballet Performs Balanchine, Robbins, Ratmansky, and Peck

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Justin Peck's In Creases. Photo courtesy of Paris Opera Ballet. It's a daring thing -- to collect a list of names inextricably connected with one sp...

CultureZohn: Bravo Benjamin!

Patricia Zohn | Posted 02.01.2017 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

It has been a short but well-travelled road for LA Dance Project, Benjamin Milliepied's artistic dance collective.

CultureZohn: Dance in Los Angeles Adds Luster With Colburn School Dance Academy

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.07.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Benjamin Millepied, Jenifer Ringer and James Fayette mark the first year of the dynamic Colburn Dance Academy. As George Balanchine once famously said you need to promote professional ballet, "First, a school."

This Edgy Ballet Is Inspired By Diamonds

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.03.2014 | Arts

In April 1967, famed choreographer George Balanchine, founder of the New York City Ballet, created a ballet inspired by jewels. The piece, aptly t...

A Brief Visual History Of Ballet In The 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.10.2016 | Arts

As holiday season approaches, visions of sugar-plum fairies inevitably begin dancing in our heads. 'Tis the time of "The Nutcracker," and other classi...

CultureZohn: Tiler Peck And Robert Fairchild: Dancing As Fast As They Can

Patricia Zohn | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

"You have to practice finishing," Tiler reminds the toe students after a series of turns, "you can't just stop in mid-step and freeze." A good lesson for life as well as ballet.

REVIEW: Royal New Zealand Ballet at The Joyce

Meghan Feeks | Posted 04.16.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

While dance for dance's sake is not new in ballet, neoclassical works, such as Millepied's, typically make the body an instrument of the music.

An Alien Ballet Will Takeover Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.14.2014 | Arts

"Hiroaki has invented his own system. There is a stream that begins in the pelvis and flows through the body," dancer Charlie Hodges says of his upcom...

This Is What Happens When You Combine Human Movement And Computer Coding

Posted 09.13.2013 | Arts

You may not have thought that abstract dance and computer coding would make compatible bedfellows, but this mesmerizing video is proof that the two di...

First Nighter: Soft ...Hardbody, Happy Happy Birthday and It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Not Too Good

David Finkle | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Hands on a Hardbody follows -- with music -- a marathon where the contestant who keeps at least one hand on a truck the longest gets to drive the shiny new vehicle home.

Natalie Portman Steps Out With Benjamin Millepied For Oscars After-Party

Posted 02.25.2013 | Celebrity

Natalie Portman and her husband, Benjamin Millepied, were all smiles as they attended the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscars party at the Sunset Tower Hotel in W...

Arts News Roundup Has The World's Oldest Artwork, Slamdance Prizes And More

Posted 01.25.2013 | Arts

Ever wonder what art was like in the Ice Age? A new exhibit at London's British Museum features a collection of the world's oldest known sculptures, d...

L.A. Dance Project's Promising Debut At Disney Concert Hall

Debra Levine | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts
Debra Levine

New kids on the block, L.A. Dance Project, in their highly anticipated company debut, took to the sacred space of Walt Disney Concert Hall in a well p...

Sasha Bronner

'I'm Not Hiring Dancers For Beyonce's Next Video' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 09.26.2012 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles isn't known as the capital of dance, but Benjamin Millepied is asking Angelenos (and the world) to think again. After years of debatin...

15 Star Couples Who Married In Secret

Posted 08.10.2012 | Weddings

Can you keep a secret? Natalie Portman can. After months of rumors, she kept her weekend wedding a secret from the press until after her trip down ...


The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.28.2012 | Home

Site-specific dance refuses the confines of a concert stage. From sidewalks to airports, bridges to buildings, choreographers are reshaping our conven...

'Black Swan' Choreographer Dances Through MOCA

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.24.2012 | Home

It's not every day you get to watch dancers caper around a museum gallery. But last Thursday, celebrated dancer-choreographer (and Natalie Portman's h...

Gazelle Emami

Benjamin Millepied Ballet Has Its World Premiere | Gazelle Emami | Posted 07.19.2012 | Home

The New York City Ballet had its share of people who appeared to be Very Important at its spring gala Thursday night, but only two attendees prompted ...

The World Premiere Of Two Ballets

Posted 05.07.2012 | Home


Natalie Portman Takes Baby Aleph For A Stroll

Posted 01.07.2012 | Celebrity

Natalie Portman has been doing her best to keep to herself since baby Aleph was born just four months ago. But Portman, her fiance Benjamin Millepied ...

PIC: Benjamin Millepied Poses For YSL

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 09.17.2011 | Style

Benjamin Millepied's first fragrance ad for YSL's "L'Homme Libre" has dropped. The dancer -- perhaps best known for wooing Natalie Portman and prod...