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50 Years Of 'The Nutcracker' Ballet, In Stunning Photos

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.24.2014 | Arts

"The Nutcracker" might be a family favorite today, but back in the 1890s, the uber-famous ballet was a critical flop. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky prem...

There's No One Reason To Dance. In Fact, Here Are 39 Of Them

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts

"To dance is to be out of yourself," Agnes de Mille famously proclaimed. "Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth a...

A Brief Visual History Of Ballet In The 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.03.2014 | 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...

15 Stunning Male Dancers Expand What It Means To Be Masculine

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts

"Masculinity as a socially constructed identity is not a stable entity, but one made up of conflictual and contradictory aspects.” Those are the ...

10 Ballet Photos That Prove Dancing Is The Magical Alternative To Walking

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts

In the words of legend Martha Graham: "Dance is the hidden language of the soul." Indeed, there's something particularly powerful about the art form t...

Colorado Ballet Company Proves Dancers Have Way More Fun Than The Rest Of Us

Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts

Dancers are relentless in their quest to prove that the twist of a limb and the contortion of a trunk can amount to the most beautiful shapes and form...

Bewitching Long Exposure Photos Capture The Elusive Language Of Dance

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

For years photographers have attempted to accomplish the impossible: capture the bewitching movement of dance in a single, frozen image. Photographer ...

Ballerinas Explain Those Leg Warmers And Other Ballet Style Secrets

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Since the 1930s, George Balanchine's dancers have occupied the Upper West Side, gracing the streets with their heads up high, shoulders back and feet ...

LOOK: Dancers Defy Gravity In Stunning Photo Series

Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts

Dancers: they're just like us. Except instead of walking places, they have the option of gracefully pirouetting from one place to another, thus making...