Pointe is accepting applications through March 1 for summer interns (June–August). Interns receive a stipend and require a minimum two-day-a-week, onsite commitment. We do not accept high school students. To intern at Pointe this summer, please send a cover letter, updated resumé and two writing samples to Amy Brandt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to put “summer internship application” in the subject line. In your cover … More »
The multicolor tutu of Curtain Call‘s Endless Night costume combines overlapping shades of black, pink and violet for a stunning effect. We’re giving away one Endless Night costume in the size of your choice. Enter below!
Xiomara Reyes racked up invaluable experience as a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre. Now, she’s sharing that wisdom with students as head of The Washington School of Ballet. Pointe asked Reyes her best advice for dancers as they head back to class in 2017. What’s your goal for your students right now? For me, the most important … More »
The soft hues and floral lace of A Wish Come True‘s Overture Platter costume evoke spring blooms and sprightly dancing. We’re giving one Overture costume, as pictured, in size adult small. Enter below!
Giselle is a dream role for most any dancer, and now, Alberto Pretto can count himself as one of the few men to perform it. This month, he made his debut in Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo’s Giselle (Act II). Pointe spoke with Pretto (aka Nina Immobilashvili) about the all-male company’s comic twist on the classic. … More »
Ana Sophia Scheller is having one busy December: In between performances of New York City Ballet’s Nutcracker, she’ll jet set to Honolulu to dance Dew Drop and the Snow pas de deux in Ballet Hawaii’s brand-new production. Choreographed by Septime Webre, this Nutcracker incorporates the history and culture of Hawaii, and features guest artists from NYCB and other … More »
Morning zinger: Jessica Collado makes a pitcher of a spicy drink with turmeric, ginger, lemon juice, coconut water and cayenne pepper at the start of each week. “It’s the first thing I drink when I get up. It’s good for my body and wakes up my mind.” For her turnout: Twice a week, Collado finds … More »
Jennifer Kronenberg and her husband Carlos Guerra retired from Miami City Ballet this past spring, but they’re still deeply involved in the dance world. Their brand-new troupe, Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami, has its inaugural performance this weekend. Between Havana & Heaven features a range of ballet by Septime Webre, Atlanta Ballet’s Tara Lee, Miami-based Yanis … More »
If you only know one thing about Derek Dunn, it’s probably his phenomenal turning skills. The recently promoted Houston Ballet soloist—and cover star of our October/November 2016 issue—can be found all over social media demonstrating his flawless pirouettes. Needless to say, we’re amazed. That’s why we couldn’t resist asking him how he does it when he was in … More »