Win Houston Ballet Tickets

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to Houston Ballet’s Legends and Prodigy program, with works by Jirí Kylián, Hans van Manen and Justin Peck. Tickets are valid for the performance on March 18 at 7:30 pm in Houston. Enter below!

Win a Conservatory by Primadonna Tutu

If you’re prepping for a ballet like Giselle or Serenade, you’ll love rehearsing in the C605 Romantic tutu from Conservatory by Primadonna. The pointed basque adds a touch of style, and you can choose from 16 tulle colors to make it your own. We’re giving away one tutu in the color, length and size of your choice. EnterMore »

Intern at Pointe!

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 abrandt@dancemedia.com. Be sure to put “summer internship application” in the subject line. In your coverMore »

Xiomara Reyes’ Advice for Making 2017 Your Best Year Yet

Xiomara Reyes

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 importantMore »

The Trock Life: Alberto Pretto on Pointe Shoes, Giselle and Channeling Carla Fracci

Alberto Pretto, as Esmeralda, with Matthew Poppe

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 »

Christmas in Hawaii: Ana Sophia Scheller’s Ultimate Nutcracker Gig

Ana Sophia Scheller

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 otherMore »

The Workout: Jessica Collado

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 findsMore »

Jennifer Kronenberg and Carlos Guerra Launch Their Own Company

Jennifer Kronenberg and Carlos Guerra

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 YanisMore »