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Where Does the Spotlight of Your Leadership Attention Shine?

Jennifer V. Miller | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business
Jennifer V. Miller

As a leader, where do you focus your attention? If you said something like, "I fix problems" or "I help people improve," you'd be like countless other leaders across the globe, primed to "close the gap" or strive for "relentless improvement."

American Ballet Theatre in Darkness and Light: Sylphides, Moor's Pavane and Gong

Carla Escoda | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

One of the great pleasures of going to see ballet in a dance capital like New York is that she is likely to be seated next to a true veteran who starts conversations with "I saw José Limón dance the Moor."

Changing the Field of Dreams: How America and England Can Cultivate More Homegrown Ballerinas

Risa Gary Kaplowitz | Posted 10.05.2013 | Arts
Risa Gary Kaplowitz

Contrary to the intuition of non-dancers, potential ballerinas are not young girly-girls. Rather, a ballerina usually comes out of the womb with wiry limbs, coordination beyond her years, and a restlessness of body, mind, and spirit. She is a tomboy.

Misty's On A Mission

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.23.2013 | Black Voices

Being the first black female soloist for the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in over 20 years takes a tremendous amount of talent, hard work, determinat...

Sarah Lane: All American Ballerina

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 08.29.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

We didn't really talk about that noisy controversy having to do with her role as Natalie Portman's dance double in the film, Black Swan. It's something that will probably follow her for the rest of her career but it isn't something that she thinks about. Lane is always looking ahead, never back.

Ballet Gets Chic

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Fashion takes a back seat to nothing – not even seriously chilly weather – at New York's fanciest dance gala. And so the...

Astoria Characters: The Daring Woman on the Flying Trapeze

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.10.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

She wanted to get off of her feet. That's why Suzi Winson went up in the air. On the flying trapeze. It really was as simple and as complicated as that.

Kitri Basilio Barcelona

Carla Escoda | Posted 12.26.2012 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Never have Santo Loquasto's elegant designs looked so perfect as in this glittering, yet intimate, setting, and the opening night audience seemed to take feisty Cuban ballerina Xiomara Reyes to their hearts.

Julee Wilson

PHOTOS: Misty Copeland Strikes A Pose For The Launch Of 108 Stitches

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Black Voices

With Fashion's Night Out a little over 24 hours away, we've been busy finalizing our plan of attack. One of the top stops on our list is the launch of...

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...

PHOTOS: Wendy Williams Gets Sultry For The American Ballet Theatre Gala

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.15.2012 | Black Voices

Gone are the days when an evening at the ballet meant having to don a gorgeous floor-sweeping gown or dapper penguin-tailed tux. We miss all that pomp...

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?

What the World of Dance Can Learn From World of Warcraft

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Given the strong community aspect of WoW and the level of commitment players maintain, I was fascinated by the choreographic aspects of this technologically interactive platform.

Prince Donates $250,000 To American Ballet Theater's Education Programs

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Prince is moving into arts philanthropy in a big way, with a particular focus on arts programs for the younger generation. Before he performed at New ...

FILMMAKER SPOTLIGHT: Anne Bass' Dancing Across Borders From Southeast Asia To NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Filmmaker Anne Bass WHAT: Dancing Across Borders directed by Anne Bass WHEN: DVD release date, October 26, 2010 WHERE: DVD will be released na...

American Ballet Theatre Returns To The Music Center With Sleeping Beauty

Nicole Campoy-Leffler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Nicole Campoy-Leffler

Performed by ABT or not, Sleeping Beauty makes no pretense toward something new or innovative. It is a classic story ballet now more loved by audiences filled with first-timers and little boys and girls dreaming of their own days on stage.

Culture Zohn: Not Your (Grand)father's Sinatra

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2010-03-26-outsidepull.jpg If you grew up dancing in the living room to Sinatra like I did, maybe you would understand just how much I anticipated seeing Twyla Tharp's new dance hybrid Come Fly Away.

American Ballet Theater's New Phenom, Natalia Osipova, Makes This Ballet Season Well Worth It

The New York Observer | Robert Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If ever we needed proof that the gods giveth even as they taketh away, it was to be found at ABT this season, when on successive evenings the company ...