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These Ballet Pros Took Their Halloween Costumes To the Next Level

We might be biased, but we think that ballet dancers are unusually good at Halloween. After all, they wear costumes for a living, are familiar with elaborate hair and makeup techniques and own leotards in most colors of the rainbow (the perfect base for any costume). We perused Instagram to find our favorite dancer looks […]

Miami City Ballet Announces Promotions and New Members

Miami City Ballet just announced their official roster for the 2017-18 season, including some exciting additions to and promotions within the company. The new season, which starts on Oct. 20 in Miami, consists of a 53-member roster that was made complete thanks to six new dancers and the return of former longtime MCB dancer Katia […]

Dancer Spotlight: High Flyer

Pennsylvania Ballet corps member Alexander Peters is only in his third year as a professional dancer, but his short career has already had more than its share of twists and turns. And while the twists have been surprising—including dancing the lead in two full-length ballets—the turns have been impeccable. “The first thing you notice about […]

Training Ground

In The Wings: Jenna Nelson   At Pacific Northwest Ballet School   By Rosie Gaynor   Folks don’t always notice Jenna Nelson right off the bat. She has what Pacific Northwest Ballet School principal Abbie Siegel calls “a quiet strength.” It’s a steadfast presence that doesn’t beg for attention.   Once you spot her, though, […]

Call Board

A New Take on Romeo and Juliet The National Ballet of Canada celebrates its 60th with a Ratmansky premiere. National Ballet of Canada artistic director Karen Kain has been after Alexei Ratmansky for years. “I first started contacting Alexei when he was still with the Bolshoi,” she says. “I’d watched videos of his Bright Stream […]

Notable Promotions

There’s a warm and fuzzy feeling when dancers you’ve been following for years finally make it to the top. Of course, just making it into a company is a remarkable accomplishment and something to be proud of. But if there’s one thing successful dancers have in common, it’s that they never settle. And the corps […]

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