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Misty Copeland Joins Cast of "On the Town"

American Ballet Theatre just wrapped up its 2015 spring season, but that doesn’t mean newly promoted principal Misty Copeland is slowing down any. Yesterday, The New York Times announced that from August 25–September 5, Copeland will be dancing—and singing—as Ivy Smith in the Broadway musical On the Town. (New York City Ballet principal Megan Fairchild […]

Jasmine Jimison Takes Flight at San Francisco Ballet

On a chilly day last October, Jasmine Jimison arrived at the San Francisco Ballet studios to start her third week of understudying Giselle. As a second-year soloist, she was content to rehearse at the back of the room and eager to learn the role. Little did she foresee that it would soon elevate her from […]

NYCB Ballerinas Share Their Unique Journeys in Two New Books

2021 is quickly becoming the year of ballet-book releases, and New York City Ballet fans have double the reason to be excited. Two of the company’s leading women have chronicled their respective journeys in publications hitting shelves this year. Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin is launching her memoir, Swan Dive: The Making of a Rogue Ballerina (Henry […]

The Standouts of 2017: New York City Ballet in "Rubies"

Ask the Paris Opéra Ballet, the New York City Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet to share a stage, with each performing one act of Balanchine’s Jewels, and you might expect a degree of friendly (or less-than-friendly) competition. But as POB gave its exquisitely polite rendition of “Emeralds” during the Lincoln Center Festival’s three-company production this […]