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ABT Announces Major Promotions

Following principal dancer Diana Vishneva‘s final bow with American Ballet Theatre and the news that principal Veronika Part‘s contract would not be renewed for another season, we were anxiously awaiting ABT’s promotions for the 2017-2018 season. Ending our suspense, ABT’s artistic director Kevin McKenzie officially announced that there would be three new female principals—Sarah Lane, […]

NYCB Dancers Show Off PUMA's Spring/Summer Collection

Ballet-inspired clothing is nothing new, and the dance and fashion worlds have always been in conversation with each other. Think of how many prominent choreographers have enlisted fashion designers to create costumes for their work, or how ballet flats have become a wardrobe staple. Lara Tong, Mimi Staker, Olivia Boisson, Unity Phelan and Rachel Hutsell […]

David Hallberg Is Back at ABT

After a successful return to the stage with the Australian Ballet, not to mention his debut as Franz in Coppélia, international star David Hallberg is officially back with one of his two home companies. He will join American Ballet Theatre for its Spring 2017 season. No word yet regarding when he’ll return to the Bolshoi Ballet. In […]

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 […]

How to Get Mentored By an ABT Dancer

Lately, it seems like mentorship is having something of a moment: Many pro dancers are coming up with creative ways to give back to the dance community and act as a resource for young students striving to reach the top. Take Kathryn Morgan, who started her own blog and YouTube channel to pull back the […]

Big Names Join Faculty of ABT's JKO School

Earlier this year, former American Ballet Theatre principal Cynthia Harvey became the new artistic director of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School. Now, she’s made her first faculty appointments. The faculty for the 2016-17 school year (Harvey’s first season in her new role) was announced yesterday, and the lineup is pretty stellar. Here are a few […]

Peek Inside the Lives of Three ABT Dancers

Stella Abrera as Giselle (photo by MIRA, courtesy ABT) At Pointe, we’re always ready to watch a good ballet video, especially one that takes us behind the scenes with some of today’s most talented performers. An episode of the series NYC-ARTS, which aired on PBS yesterday, pretty much hits the video jackpot. It profiles not […]

American Ballet Theatre Promotes 6 Dancers to Principal, 1 to Soloist

This spring was supposed to be one of highly anticipated debuts at American Ballet Theatre, a chance for many soloists to test their mettle in major leading roles at the Metropolitan Opera House. While the coronavirus pandemic shutdown put those debuts on pause, the company has shown a major leap of faith in its up-and-coming […]

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