Yes, the ubiquitous year-end list is here. Some top highlights and transitions, many covered in this blog, and by no means comprehensive.
Critics have been ripping into the Paul McCartney/Peter Martins' ballet, Ocean's Kingdom, at New York City Ballet, like bears after their first post-hibernation meal. Is it that bad?
In this edition of SundayArts: a profile of New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Sara Mearns, a look at Paul McCartney's Lincoln Center collaboration, and the latest SundayArts News.
The New York City Ballet recently began its fall season. The company is made up of 90 dancers who are ranked by group -- the highest being a principal dancer. In this profile, SundayArts speaks to Principal Dancer Sara Mearns.
On the next SundayArts: a profile of Sara Mearns, Principal Dancer with the New York City Ballet; Stephen Burks offers a glimpse of "Are You A Hybrid?" on view now at the Museum of Arts and Design; the latest SundayArts News; and more.
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.
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, […]
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 […]