June/July 2014

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  • Stuttgart Ballet

    A Perfect Paradox

    Name the most prominent choreographers and directors in continental Europe, and the list reads like a who’s who of ...

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    5-Minute Pilates

    Pilates has long been a go-to warm-up for ballet dancers, promising longer, stronger muscles and a more powerful, connected ...

  • SFB

    Ballet’s Middle Child

    Pennsylvania Ballet’s Evelyn Kocak, who spent seven years in the corps de ballets of several companies, was ecstatic when ...

  • Pipit-Suksun in company class at Ballet San Jose (Photo by Alejandro Gomez)

    The Workout: Ommi Pipit-Suksun

    Ballet San Jose principal Ommi Pipit-Suksun’s workout is carefully crafted—two parts mental preparation and one part each cardio and ...

  • Jane Rehm in Michael Smuin's Carmina Burana (photo by Keith Sutter)

    More Than a Number

    Jane Rehm was a top dancer at her studio in Toledo, Ohio, so it was a shock when she ...

  • Ed_Reverence

    Reverence: Edward Watson—Fearless and Fierce

    You have incredible flexibility—how has that changed over the years? I’ve learnt how to use it to say what ...

  • Proper form

    Your Best Body – 5-Minute Pilates

    5-Minute Pilates Pilates has long been a go-to warm-up for ballet dancers, promising longer, stronger muscles and a more ...

  • Fit For a Princess

    Fit For A Princess

    Aurora’s Act I solo in The Sleeping Beauty captures the young princess’ girlish exuberance. But from a technical standpoint, ...

  • Studio to Street: Jeanette Delgado

    Outside class and rehearsal, Jeanette Delgado sports a laid-back look. But she rarely goes without a pop of pattern ... More »

  • Hee Seo rehearses "Cinderella." Photo by Gene Schiavone

    Call Board

    If the Slipper Fits… ABT takes on Ashton’s Cinderella Given the number of Frederick Ashton works American Ballet Theatre ... More »

  • Ashley Murphy, Ebony Williams and Misty Copeland. Photo by Nathan Sayers

    Editor’s Letter: Breaking Through Barriers

    Dancers of color face special challenges in their careers, particularly if they are women, which is why we wanted ... More »

  • Ashley Murphy, Ebony Williams and Misty Copeland. Photo by Nathan Sayers

    Beyond Role Models

    Alicia Graf Mack tells the remarkable stories of three stars who have beaten ballet’s odds, finding successful careers in ... More »