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Silas Farley Talks city.ballet.

Can’t get enough of city.ballet.? Every Monday, we’ll be posting a new interview with a different cast member from the AOL On docu-series about New York City Ballet. This week, we talk to corps member Silas Farley, who found out on-camera that he’d be joining NYCB .   Most dancers have no trouble expressing themselves […]

Call Board

Liam Scarlett’s New York Debut The Royal Ballet’s wunderkind makes his first work for NYCB. Soon after Liam Scarlett’s Viscera premiered at Miami City Ballet in January 2012, he got a call from New York City Ballet director Peter Martins. “I think a lot of directors were looking at that MCB piece as a test,” […]

The Latest From Filmmaker Ezra Hurwitz

You probably remember filmmaker and former Miami City Ballet dancer Ezra Hurwitz’s mini-documentary In a Day’s Work: It trailed New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns throughout her day, and gave viewers a sense of the mental and physical stamina required of a ballerina at the top of her game. For his latest work, On […]

Miami City Ballet Dazzles in a New Dance Film Short

If you’re a ballet fan, you’ve probably already noticed the dance films created by fomer Miami City Ballet dancer Ezra Hurwitz. His thoughtful mini-documentary on New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns and his beautiful dance-on-camera short—featuring New York City Ballet principal Gonzalo Garcia and Pennsylvania Ballet soloist Evelyn Kocak—have turned heads. Since we first […]

The Vail International Dance Festival 2015 Lineup

Each year the Vail International Dance Festival, helmed by former New York City Ballet principal Damian Woetzel, presents a festival of dance stars in Vail, CO, from July 27 through August 10. Vail’s programming regularly features top ballet dancers from around the country, and this year’s artist in residence will be none other than soon-to-retire […]

San Francisco Ballet Performs in a New Video Trailer

There’s something compelling about the pristine classicism of ballet contrasted against a gritty setting. The viral success of videos like Sergei Polunin and David LaChapelle’s “Take Me to Church” doesn’t lie. Here’s another video to add to the list of edgy and beautiful dance films out there: Ezra Hurwitz’s latest endeavor with San Francisco Ballet. […]