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Benois de la Danse Nominees

The nominees for the 2013 Benois de la Danse Awards were announced today at a press conference in Moscow—and they include a former Pointe cover star, several exciting up-and-comers and many other big names. Here’s the complete list: CHOREOGRAPHERS Hans Van Manen – Variations for Two Couples, Benjamin Britten, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Stevan Kovács Tickmayer, Astor […]

A Prima In Her Prime

For Alessandra Ferri, the greatest dramatic ballerina of her generation and possibly the most famous Juliet of today, parting is not going to be “such sweet sorrow.” On the contrary, Ferri, who is retiring this year after more than 20 years on the world’s stages, is going out with a bang. At the height of […]

Intimate Stories

John Neumeier sits backstage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City. His company, Hamburg Ballet, has just arrived from Germany for a four-night run of his 2003 ballet Death in Venice, and everyone has a case of nerves—including the choreographer. “It was about 24 years ago that I came here for the […]

Call Board

DTH Takes NYC In April, Dance Theatre of Harlem will take a break from its first national tour since the company’s relaunch to perform in its hometown, New York. This initial appearance, at Jazz at Lincoln Center, is the first of several high-profile engagements: In June, the company will perform in the Kennedy Center’s “Ballet […]

A Midsummer Night's Dream Come True

Houston Ballet’s González in the studio. Photo by Amitava Sarkar, Courtesy Houston Ballet Houston Ballet’s season opener, A Midsummer Night’s Dream by John Neumeier (Sept. 4-14), marks many spectacular firsts. Not only is it the company’s first Neumeier ballet, but it will be the first production of his Midsummer danced by an American company. For […]

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