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Julie Kent: A Ballerina Says Goodbye to the Stage

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 06.19.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

"When I was very young, back in Hungary in the ballet school, my teacher showed us a VHS with Julie Kent," Zoltan Boros, a dancer with Columbia Classical Ballet, said. "I didn't know her, and I didn't know much about ballet ( I was around 12), but I still remember how amazing she was."

Misty Copeland Dances In New Film Toasting 75 Years Of American Ballet

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.14.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Nearly a decade in the works, American Masters - American Ballet Theatre: A History feels more like an eccentric personal meditation, or a love letter to the art form, than a historical trek through the company's 75 storied years.

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.

The Rock Star Of The Ballet World Says Goodbye

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- There are often cheers and shouts of "Bravo!" in the New York ballet audience. But screams? As in, adoring fans at a rock concert? Not oft...

Where Are the Arts Important?

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kaiser

We ignore the power and potency of the arts if we assume that the only important work is happening in the big Northeast or West Coast cities.