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American Ballet Theatre Bows Out in Los Angeles With Le Corsaire

Carla Escoda | Posted 09.16.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

With material like this, seasoned dancers have to act up a storm to prevent the whole thing from degenerating into a circus.

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.

ABT's Isabella Boylston: Defining Space and Being in the Moment

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

American Ballet Theatre soloist Isabella Boylston defines space around her by moving through it. As she moves, whether on stage or in rehearsal, everything seems to shift and realign itself around her.

An Astonishing Performance

Michael Kaiser | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Every once in a while I attend a performance that is so remarkable that I forget about ticket sales, fundraising, budget cutting or any other aspect of my job. A recent performance of Le Corsaire by American Ballet Theatre was such a moment.

Americans Bring Russian Don Quixote Home to Spain

Carla Escoda | Posted 12.19.2012 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Will performing in the homeland of Miguel de Cervantes add even more Spanish brio to this spirited, madcap Russian ballet?

Review: Isabella Boylston in Swan Lake at ABT

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 09.02.2012 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Isabella Boylston seems ready to make her move and take her place along the great American ballerinas if she continues to build on the great performance she delivered in last Wednesday's matinee.

Ballet Is Dying? | State Of The Arts

Ashley Bouder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ashley Bouder

Ballet is dying? Really? With the release of Jennifer Homan's new book Apollo's Angels, it seems this question is a popular topic of discussion. While...