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Maria Kowroski and Lauren Lovette Reunite at New Jersey Ballet

While waylaid with an injury in 2019, New York City Ballet principal Maria Kowroski was given the chance to coach one of her younger colleagues—principal Lauren Lovette—for her debut as Odette/Odile. Kowroski was surprised by how much she enjoyed the experience. Watching Lovette take the stage from her seat in the theater, Kowroski couldn’t believe […]

Maria Kowroski Gets Down to Work at New Jersey Ballet

When Maria Kowroski retired from dancing in October 2021, she had been with New York City Ballet for 25 years. Her glamor and air of mystery onstage were unparalleled in the company. While there she had performed in a swath of the company’s repertory, from the central pas de deux in Balanchine’s modernist masterpiece Agon to […]

Longtime Friends Maria Kowroski and Stella Abrera on Performing Together for the First Time

While both based in New York City, American Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet are very different companies, from their touring schedules to their repertoire and training styles. Nevertheless, two principals—ABT’s Stella Abrera and NYCB’s Maria Kowroski—have sustained a long-lasting friendship “across the plaza” of Lincoln Center. Both Abrera and Kowroski entered their respective […]

Maria Kowroski Talks city.ballet.

Can’t get enough of city .ballet.? Every Monday, we post a new interview with a different cast member from the AOL On docu-series about New York City Ballet. For our final installment, we talk to principal Maria Kowroski. The phrase “documentary film crew” conjures images of big, intrusive cameras and microphone booms. But for New […]

Dancers Making Moves: Announcements You May Have Missed This Month

These dancers are on the move! The end of summer has brought a wave of recent news about changing career paths, including international company changes and an entrepreneurial endeavor. Check out some of the latest announcements on dancer transitions, retirements and leadership appointments. Fall Farewells at New York City Ballet New York City Ballet’s fall […]