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New York City Ballet kicks off its spring season with Balanchine Black & White Week at the David H. Koch Theater.

Sara Mearns and Jared Angle shine in New York City Ballet's "Swan Lake," choreographed by Peter Martins, and running through February 26th at The David H. Koch Theater.

Native American art at the National Museum of the American Indian, New York City Ballet's winter season, Dance on Camera film festival, and more.

In this quieter week, it’s worth taking a deep breath and looking at some notable events approaching in the the next couple of months. The French Institute’s festival, Crossing the Line (Sep 10 – 27) has evolved into one of the fall’s significant resources of cutting edge performance, French or not. One of the keystones, [...]

During ABT‘s Tuesday night program of classic repertory, Hee Seo slipped and fell in the middle of Allegro Brillante, landing on her side and bent elbow; she was fine. It was a mistake, but it was also awesome. To fall, you are probably dancing unselfconsciously and full out. It also reminds us of the risk [...]

New York City Ballet’s ambitious six-week spring season got underway last week, a combo of repertory and seven commissioned premieres, including Alexei Ratmansky’s new ballet, Namouna, A Grand Divertissement. Perhaps the most anticipated ballet, it surpassed expectations and set the bar sky high for the remaining premieres. It showed Ratmansky’s ability to be inspired by, [...]

Philippe de Montebello sits down with Peter Martins, Ballet Master-in-Chief of the New York City Ballet, to discuss his groundbreaking season of seven new works.

NY Export: Opus Jazz, to Robert Prince’s score, with sets by Ben Shahn, is one of Jerome Robbins’ “sneaker ballets,” considered by the choreographer as a sort of abstract counterpart to his West Side Story Suite. While it is enjoyable to see these two works performed by New York City Ballet at the Koch Theater, [...]

Large ballet companies are, by necessity, always in a state of transition, with young dancers being promoted and senior dancers retiring, often with great fanfare and wistfulness. But now, more than ever, it seems that New York City Ballet is top-heavy with principals—30 in all, versus 15 soloists. A rash of promotions has taken place [...]

A list of holiday traditions in New York runs longer than my arm, but two are essential. One is New York City Ballet’s Nutcracker, which always conjures seasonal spirit, even in annual viewings. Another is Doug Elkins’ Fraulein Maria at The Public Theater’s Joe’s Pub, which couldn’t be more of a contrast, but which left [...]

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