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New York City Ballet Fall Gala 2015: An Evening of Fashion and Dance

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.05.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

The New York City Ballet has returned with all its relevance, strong and modern. The dancers are not "stingy." They are not "holding back." They exist in the "now," "right now." Balanchine would be proud.

Global Warming Hits New York City Ballet's Swan Lake

Carla Escoda | Posted 10.02.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

There is no lake in this 20th century Swan Lake. Which may be a warning from Danish set designer and geologist Per Kirkeby about the crisis of global warming.

The Faithful Shopper: A City for Divine Dancers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.17.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

There's no shortage of supplies, services or opportunities for every one of the city's delightful dancers and extraordinary dance companies.

Women on Top: On the Town, New York City Ballet Classic I and American Ballet Theatre's Giselle

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Broadway and ballet stages are not the usual first stop for those seeking images of female empowerment. But Friday and Saturday at Lincoln Center and ...

Past and Present on Parade: New York City Ballet at Washington's Kennedy Center

Carla Escoda | Posted 06.13.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Installed at the Kennedy Center this past weekend, New York City Ballet bowed to its glorious past and flaunted its protean present in two dazzling programs.

Birds of a Feather: Three New York "Swan Lakes"

Phil Chan | Posted 09.28.2014 | Arts
Phil Chan

With the strong British influence throughout ABT's history -- it currently counts its Macmillan and Ashton repertory among its greatest strengths -- it is no surprise that ABT has focused on the narrative potential of the work.

NYC Ballet's Ashley Bouder at the Peak of Her Career

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

She knows herself that she was not given a perfect instrument. Nonetheless, Bouder is perennially one of NYCB's most popular dancers. Certainly it's true that she's probably the fastest dancer in the company but that's not what makes her so popular. It's her happiness.

Are Ballerinas Dog or Cat People? Instagram and the New York City Ballet

James Sims | Posted 07.06.2013 | Arts
James Sims

George Balanchine once said, "See the music, hear the dance." Perhaps Balanchine's successor, Peter Martins, can add, "See the music, hear the dance, Instagram the dogs."

En Pointe! An In-Depth Look at the Pointe Shoe

Catherine L. Tully | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts
Catherine L. Tully

The National Museum of Dance has an exhibit about pointe shoes that dancers and dance-lovers will want to check out. We reached out to Assistant Director Sarah Hall Weaver to learn more about it and are excited to share some of the details with you here.

Silas Farley: Choreographing the Future of New York City Ballet

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Of all the young dancers at New York City Ballet none are getting as much attention as the eighteen year old apprentice, Silas Farley.

Street Artists Get A Break At The Ballet

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.31.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The dance of high and low art lifts 40 feet into the air as Faile unveils their repertoire of ironic pop imagery at the New York City Ballet this week...

Meet All Tomorrow's Dancers

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Where can you catch some dance these days in New York? Actually, where can you NOT? This is high dance season. Both major ballet companies...

LISTEN: Paul McCartney Dabbles In New Sound

Wall Street Journal | Posted 12.03.2011 | Fifty

Paul McCartney is already a rock legend but he isn’t growing complacent. The 69-year-old former Beatle continues to experiment with musical genres, ...

Gazelle Emami

Paul McCartney's Ballet Stumbles Over Its Own Feet | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.26.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- When Paul McCartney took a bow at the opening night gala for "Ocean's Kingdom" last Thursday, the record will show it was the most dramati...

CultureZohn Presents First Person: Ashley Bouder, New York City Ballet Principal Dancer

Ashley Bouder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ashley Bouder

2010-11-23-midair.jpgSlip, fall, forget choreography, it's all part of live ballet. You move on, forget, and trust it will be better. Then later, you have a good laugh.

Toronto's Babes in Wings

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Aronofsky's Black Swan inhabits an entirely different planet. An audacious rethink of the themes implicit in Swan Lake, it uncovers the rivalries and ambitions roiling a New York City ballet company.

BALLET: Esa-Pekka Salonen's Violin Concerto At New York City Ballet

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Since leaving his position as Los Angeles Philharmonic music director last year, Esa-Pekka Salonen has been a regular at New York theaters. Last fall ...

Hang Out With Marsalis, Domingo, Gilbert and Others -- For Free

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

How's this for a holiday gift? Time with Placido Domingo, Alan Gilbert, Peter Martins, Wynton Marsalis and Audra McDonald, free of charge, at the NY Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Bless This House

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Norman MacAfee

The New York State Theater at Lincoln Center, home of the New York City Opera, is dark as it undergoes a year of renovation. It is a house of past and perhaps future artistic importance in two art forms.

Is Ballet Dead? Never! New York City Ballet Presents an Enticing Evening of New Work

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

I had a wonderful night at New York City Ballet the other night. The program, titled "Here and Now", focused on some of the company's newest works, and was kind of a celebration of the future, of 21st Century ballet.