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Love It or Hate It, Our Editors Discuss All Things Jane Eyre

Story ballets that debut during American Ballet Theatre’s spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House are always the subject of much curiosity—and, sometimes, much debate. Cathy Marston’s Jane Eyre was no different. The ballet follows the eponymous heroine of Charlotte Brönte’s novel as she grows from a willful orphan to a self-possessed governess, charting her […]

What Melanie Hamrick Learned From Collaborating on A Ballet With Boyfriend Mick Jagger

Choosing music for your first-ever choreography commission can feel daunting enough. But when you’re asked to create a ballet using the vast discography of the Rolling Stones—and you happen to be dating Stones frontman Mick Jagger—the stakes are even higher. So it’s understandable that as of Monday, American Ballet Theatre corps de ballet dancer Melanie […]

13 of Today's Top Stars Share Their YAGP Photos and Videos

The Youth America Grand Prix New York Finals are starting up again this week, running April 12-19. This year, YAGP is celebrating its 20th anniversary. April 18-19 marks the competition’s annual Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow gala, featuring 13 pros who are also YAGP alumni. We’ve rounded up photos and videos from […]

American Ballet Theatre's Rooftop Dance Video Is BEYOND

How is American Ballet Theatre gearing up for its fall season, October 17-28 at Lincoln Center? With an epic video featuring its dancers being their beautiful selves on a beautiful NYC rooftop, as you do. Directed by dance-videographer-about-town Ezra Hurwitz, the vid features a slew of ABT standouts, including Misty Copeland, Isabella Boylston, Hee Seo, […]

The Black Iris Project Photographed 100 Black Dancers Around NYC in Celebration of Nelson Mandela's Centennial

In 2016, choreographer Jeremy McQueen founded the Black Iris Project with the aim of bringing together predominantly minority dancers each summer to create works that celebrate diversity and black history. This year, he’s mixing it up. In honor of South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday on July 18, McQueen created 100 FISTS in […]

Onstage This Week: ABT's "Whipped Cream" Returns, The Joyce Ballet Festival Continues, and More!

Wonder what’s going on in ballet this week? We’ve pulled together some highlights. ABT Wraps Up Its Met Season with Whipped Cream American Ballet Theatre’s eight-week summer season at the Metropolitan Opera House, will wrap up this Saturday. From July 2-7, the company will perform Alexei Ratmansky‘s Whipped Cream. This candy-coated surrealist ballet features wacky, […]

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