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A "La Bayadère" for the 21st Century: How Companies are Confronting the Ballet’s Orientalist Stereotypes

For over 140 years, La Bayadère has affirmed its sublime elements: the “Kingdom of the Shades” act, a ballet blanc of pristine classicism; brilliantly musical, virtuosic variations that dancers love to perform. Its drama has inspired unforgettable star performances, and Marius Petipa’s seminal choreography has impacted choreographers like George Balanchine. But many take issue with […]

Get Ready for World Ballet School Day, Streaming July 7

Mark your calendars! This Tuesday, July 7, join pre-professional dancers across the globe in an inaugural live-stream event celebrating World Ballet School Day 2020. Made “by students for students,” the event aims to bring young generations of dancers together in an international recognition of the unifying power of ballet, dance and the art world at […]

Meet the 8 Ballet Dancers From Dance Magazine's 2020 "25 to Watch" List

Yesterday, Dance Magazine released its much-awaited, annual “25 to Watch” list. With 2020 just around the corner, now’s the perfect time to get to know these breakout dancers, choreographers and companies (see the full list here). Spanning dance genres, the diverse list includes eight ballet dancers. And though we admit we’re a bit biased, we […]

Inside New York City Ballet Principal Lauren Lovette’s Dance Bag

New York City Ballet principal Lauren Lovette tries hard to focus on wellness despite her busy schedule. Her Hydro Flask water bottle—a gift from colleague Indiana Woodward—is emblazoned with the words “Be Here Now,” a daily reminder to stay present. Lovette also keeps two doTERRA essential oils in her bag, and starts each day with […]

Onstage This Week: "A Streetcar Named Desire" in Nashville, Halloween-Themed Ballets, and More!

Wonder what’s going on in ballet this week? We’ve rounded up some highlights. Nashville Ballet is the First U.S. Company to Perform Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s “A Streetcar Named Desire”  Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s A Streetcar Named Desire makes its U.S. company premiere at Nashville Ballet November 1-3. This award-winning, full-length adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ classic play […]

2019 Stars of the Corps: The Washington Ballet's Adelaide Clauss

Watching Adelaide Clauss dance intoxicates the senses, a visual equivalent of a flower’s perfume. This past spring, while performing Swan Lake‘s Act II pas de deux at a benefit in her hometown of Buffalo, New York, her melding of grace and technique revealed her to be an artist of great promise. Her delicately positioned arms […]

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