August/September 2016


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  • Call Board: August/September 2016

    NYCB’s Gala Features Choreography by Women, Company Dancers It’s been five years since a female choreographer premiered a work ... More »

  • Studio to Street: James Whiteside

    When it comes to style, James Whiteside likes to push the limits. “Conforming isn’t really my thing,” says the ...

  • Dancer Spotlight: Carolyn Judson

    They say injury can be a great teacher: When Texas Ballet Theater dancer Carolyn Judson was sidelined with a ...

  • Maintaining Motivation

    Coming home from my summer intensive was such a letdown. How can I carry my summer inspiration into the ... More »

  • Inside Noelani Pantastico’s Dance Bag

    You’d be hard pressed to find a pair of ballet slippers in Noelani Pantastico’s dance bag. Instead, you’ll find ... More »

  • Poise and Polish

    What a difference four years have made for Hannah O’Neill. In 2012, as a foreign dancer on a temporary ...

  • 2016 Stars of the Corps

    Every corps de ballet has a few bright standouts. Here are 10 young dancers on the rise. Norika Matsuyama ... More »

  • The Quest for Confidence

    Today, she’s a confident Miami City Ballet soloist, but Emily Bromberg wasn’t always so self-assured. As a teenager, she ... More »

  • Shine Bright

    Let shades of turquoise, amethyst, ruby and emerald add sparkle to your back-to-class fashion. All photos by Nathan Sayers. ...

  • Make the Most of Your Turnout

    Think fast: Would you like a few more degrees of turnout? If your answer is a resounding “yes” (perhaps ...

  • Extreme Stretching

    It’s a familiar sight on Instagram: A dancer lounges casually in an oversplit, drinking her morning coffee. One foot ... More »

  • Dream Role: Swanilda

    In Balanchine’s comedic Coppélia, San Francisco Ballet’s Frances Chung brings out Swanilda’s playful side. All of Swanilda’s actions come ...

  • Having It All

    Kevin Irving is a man of eclectic tastes. It showed in Oregon Ballet Theatre’s 2015–16  season, which opened with ...

  • The Actor’s Edge

    Five years after joining American Ballet Theatre, corps member Zhong-Jing Fang sustained a serious ankle injury. Not one to ...

  • An Inner Spark: Reverence with Megan Fairchild

    New York City Ballet principal Megan Fairchild brings lessons from Broadway to her performances. You took a year off ...