It seems unlikely that an art established on 17th century royal French etiquette and modern 20th century abstractions can progress into the 21st century. Yet, in "Works by Balanchine, Martins & Peck" at the Kennedy Center, the New York City Ballet moves that art form forward with an intellectually arranged[Read More...]
This year is the 35th anniversary of Alonzo King Lines Ballet. The troupe launches the performance season with a new ballet in collaboration with Indian musician Zakir Hussain. The new work, to be performed for the first time on Friday, April 6, at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, celebrates a long history of artistic collaboration between Hussain and Alonzo King.
She says she was born doing it. He says a schoolboy crush got him interested. Years later, their mutual love for their shared art form has brought them critical acclaim, awards, magazine covers - and each other.
Deep in the basement of Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater is a small, windowless space that's home to nearly 6,000 pairs of pointe shoes, neatly stacked on shelves that reach to the ceiling. It's New York City Ballet's shoe room, and for company members, it's one of the most important places in the world.
"Namouna, a Grand Divertissement" is more than a ballet: It's an hour spent in an enchanted imagination. Not everything matched that spirit at New York City Ballet last week, the final one of its winter season, but it was little surprise that the imagination belonged to Alexei Ratmansky.
Department store Barneys New York has teamed up with Samsung and the Martha Graham Dance Company for what's possibly the most intriguing dance-meets-fashion collaboration to date. Today through April 8, you can visit select Barneys stores or their website to experience Mantle, a surreal 11-minute vi
Sara Mearns, Gretchen Smith, & Megan Fairchild let us in on a day in their lives (& fridges). Having shadowed ballet dancers at the height of show season, we know that their daily meals actually look a lot more human than you might imagine.
Have you read our book, 365 Days of Dance: Daily Inspiration for Dancers?
365 Days of Dance is a calendar-style book featuring dance tips, trivia and inspirational ideas for every day of the year! With topics such as "Did You Know?", "Technique Tips," "So You're New To Dance?", "Dance Goal For The Week" and more, each day has something different. Whether you're a ballet dancer, a hip-hop dancer, a dance teacher, or just someone who loves watching dance TV shows or playing dance video games, this book is a great way to learn interesting facts about various topics of dancing.
This book was especially intended for people who are new to dance, but also includes technique tips and advice that can be helpful to all dancers. To use this book, you can read the book from beginning to end, scroll through the book randomly, or read a page a day.
Touchdown dances are often a highlight of any football game. And now, the NFL is ready for a new season worth of dance moves. In a commercial for the NFL, Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. meet up in practice. "You want to work on that thing?" Manning asks.
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