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Taylor Stanley Is NYCB's Newest Principal

I can’t even imagine the adrenaline that must have been pumping through Taylor Stanley‘s veins during New York City Ballet’s performance last night. Minutes before the NYCB soloist jumped in for an injured Gonzalo Garcia in Hallelujah Junction, ballet master in chief Peter Martins promoted him to principal dancer backstage. According to an article in […]

With a Renewed Emphasis on Individuality and Diversity, The Rock School’s Tradition of Excellence Lives On

The Rock School for Dance Education has turned out a veritable who’s who of the ballet world, training a long list of accomplished dancers, including Christine Shevchenko, Taylor Stanley, Michaela DePrince, Beckanne Sisk and Isaac Hernández (to name a few). The Philadelphia-based school, now in its 60th year, can credit some of its continued success to two […]

Standout Performances of 2022

Every December we’ve asked our writers to look back on some of the most memorable performances they’ve seen during the year. But with pandemic-related interruptions, cancellations and postponements keeping dancers offstage, we had to take a two-year hiatus. That’s why we are thrilled to be able to celebrate our favorite live performances once again! Here […]

Meet the Ballet Dancers from Dance Magazine’s 2023 “25 to Watch”

Updated 1/4/23. Our friends at Dance Magazine have announced their annual “25 to Watch” list. The round-up features emerging dancers, choreographers and companies you should know, spanning multiple dance genres. And, of course, we can’t help but feel excited about those from the ballet world. Read on to learn more about them, then be sure to read […]

Lincoln Center’s BAAND Together Dance Festival Showcases Five Major NYC Dance Companies

What happens when five of New York City’s largest dance companies join forces? BAAND Together Dance Festival: five-nights of outdoor performances by Ballet Hispánico, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet and Dance Theatre of Harlem. Held at Lincoln Center’s outdoor Restart Stage in Damrosch Park, the program runs August […]