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Jacques d’Amboise, New York City Ballet Star and Founder of National Dance Institute, Dies at 86

To watch Jacques d’Amboise, the legendary New York City Ballet dancer who died this week at the age of 86 due to complications from a stroke, coach dancers in the roles he had performed over the course of his long career was to see an artist who not only possessed formidable insight, but also exuded […]

2020 Stars of the Corps: New York City Ballet's India Bradley

Long and lithe, India Bradley possesses a combination of sophisticated elegance and free-flying extension that brings to mind Balanchine dancers of yore. Since becoming an apprentice in 2017 and a member of the corps the following year, Bradley has been a fixture on the New York City Ballet stage. “I did so many ballets right […]

New York City Ballet Apprentice KJ Takahashi Is Also a Well-Known Hip-Hop Virtuoso

New York City Ballet apprentice KJ Takahashi moves with elegance and precision. The ease, poise and speed with which he eats up space would make George Balanchine himself proud, though Mr. B might be surprised by the exact steps you can often find Takahashi performing. Before Takahashi ever danced roles like Candy Cane and Tea […]

Meet the First Black Dancer to Play Marie in New York City Ballet's "Nutcracker"

For any young dancer performing in The Nutcracker, Marie (aka Clara, depending on the production) is a dream role. But Charlotte Nebres, who will be playing Marie in New York City Ballet’s Nutcracker this year isn’t just bringing her own dream to life—she’s also making history. Charlotte is the first black dancer to ever perform […]

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