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Benjamin Millepied

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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

DON'T LOOK 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

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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...

PHOTOS: It's Bastille Day! Check Out Our Favorite Frenchies

Posted 09.13.2011 | Celebrity

From freedom fries to the Statue de la Liberte, the French are more than generous with their American friends. But our most prized French possessions ...

Natalie Portman And Benjamin Millepied Welcome A Baby Boy

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 08.15.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Mazel Tov to Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied on the birth of their son.

Benjamin Millepied Talks New Role

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 08.03.2011 | Style

Benjamin Millepied is taking another turn in front of the camera and this time, he's the star. The New York City Ballet dancer and fiance to Natali...

PHOTOS: Very Pregnant Natalie Portman Kisses Fiance

News | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment

It's been a while since Natalie Portman has been photographed, but Monday the Oscar winner was spotted taking a romantic walk with fiance Benjamin Mil...

'Black Swan' Dance Double FIRES BACK, Calls Portman & Producers Liars

Posted 06.17.2011 | Entertainment

The 'Black Swan' ballet battle rages on. Sarah Lane, American Ballet Theatre star and dance double to Natalie Portman in "Black Swan," has again go...

PHOTOS: Very Pregnant Natalie Portman With Fiance

Celebuzz | Posted 06.15.2011 | Entertainment

In the world of celebrity bump watching, very few stars (other than Pink!) have the world waiting in the wings more than Natalie Portman....

'Black Swan' Director Fires Back At Dancing Double Accusations

Posted 05.28.2011 | Entertainment

Darren Aronofsky has put his foot down in the "Black Swan" ballet dancing controversy. The film's director released an extensive statement on Monda...

Natalie Portman's 'Black Swan' Dancing War Rages On

Posted 05.27.2011 | Entertainment

She's got the Oscar, but whether Natalie Portman danced her way to the highest award in Hollywood is a question that, apparently, remains unanswered. ...

PHOTOS: Natalie Portman Shows Off Huge Baby Bump In NYC

Celebuzz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Sure, she's bundled up in a winter coat because of remarkably unseasonable weather in New York City, but not even a parka can completely  hide Natali...