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These Are Our “25 to Watch” Picks for 2019

What’s next for the dance world? Our annual list of the dancers, choreographers and companies that are on the verge of skyrocketing has a pretty excellent track record of answering that question. Here they are: the 25 up-and-coming artists we believe represent the future of our field.   Evan Ruggiero Photo by Jayme Thornton   […]

Onstage This Week: ABT Fall Season Opens, NBoC Tours to Russia for the First Time, and Much More!

Wonder what’s going on in ballet this week? We’ve pulled together some highlights. ABT’s Fall Season Opens With Two World Premieres  After American Ballet Theatre’s leisurely eight-week long summer run, their fall stint at Lincoln Center’s Koch Theater goes by in a flash. Running October 17-28, the season puts an emphasis on female choreographers as […]

Onstage This Week: Isabella Boylston's Ballet Sun Valley Festival Returns With An All-Star Lineup, NYCB Heads Upstate and More!

Wonder what’s going on in ballet this week? We’ve pulled together some highlights. Isabella Boylston Curates Her Second Hometown Ballet Festival American Ballet Theatre principal Isabella Boylston moonlights as artistic director of Ballet Sun Valley, which she founded last year. The second annual festival will run July 17–18 in Sun Valley, Idaho, Boylston’s hometown. Boylston […]

Hail Cesar: English National Ballet's Cesar Corrales

This is Pointe’s October/November 2017 Cover Story. You can subscribe to the magazine here, or click here to purchase this issue. At just 20 years old, Cesar Corrales has skyrocketed to principal at English National Ballet. English National Ballet was midway through a precise but polite performance of William Forsythe’s In the middle, somewhat elevated […]

The Standouts: Our Top 12 Favorite Performances of 2016

Miami City Ballet’s National Tour Artists of Miami City Ballet in Justin Peck’s Heatscape. Photo by Gene Schiavone, Courtesy Miami City Ballet. In late April at the Harris Theater, Chicagoans found Miami City Ballet firing on all cylinders, following the company’s Lincoln Center debut and an engagement at Northrop in Minneapolis. Stage-filling Balanchine classics like […]

Ask Amy: Whip Your Turns Into Shape

Have a question? Click here to send it to Suzanne Farrell Ballet dancer Amy Brandt. I know the basics of pirouettes—pull up, hold your core and connect your passé—but I’m still having trouble getting around and sticking my turns. Can you suggest any tips? —MaryCate There are so many things to remember during pirouettes that […]

The Standouts

Olga Smirnova Expectations can be a heavy burden to bear for a young dancer on the fast track to stardom. Few have justified the hype like the Bolshoi Ballet’s 21-year-old Olga Smirnova. The Vaganova-trained first soloist had an international coming out party to remember in London this summer. Her performances in La Bayadère and Swan […]

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