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Michele Wiles

Ballet Next Brings Five World Premieres to the Joyce Theater

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

As I watched a rehearsal of Mauro Bigonzetti's new work titled, BachGround, I was reminded of Wiles' desire to bring the company's work to more people and to audiences who may not be familiar with ballet.

Ballet Next: A Conversation With Co-artistic Directors, Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Jennifer Edwards

When you are at the top of your field -- like Wiles, former principal dancer at American Ballet Theater, and Askegard, former principal dancer at New York City Ballet -- the natural question is, "what's next?"

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...

Ballet Dancers Break Record In Central Park (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Hundreds of ballerinas scampered to Central Park's Naumburg Bandshell to break a world record. Some 230 ballet dancers stood en pointe for one minu...

A 'Beauty' in Tip-Top Touring Condition

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

American Ballet Theatre's 2007 production of The Sleeping Beauty hasenough gorgeous dancing, 19th-century mime characterizations and fairy tale glories to satisfy even the most curmudgeonly among us.