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Versatility and Vision: Natalia Osipova on the U.S. Premiere of Force of Nature

For several years now, The Royal Ballet principal and international guest artist Natalia Osipova has struck out on her own to curate her own collaborative programs. On Saturday, January 21, she’s returning to the U.S. with her latest one: the American premiere of Force of Nature. The one-night-only performance at New York City Center, Osipova […]

#TBT: Natalia Osipova in "Don Quixote" (2008)

Natalia Osipova, a current principal of The Royal Ballet, is known for her Kitri and the charismatic bravura she brings to the stage. However, as Dulcinea, the idealized heroine danced by the same ballerina in Don Quixote, Osipova portrays a softer character with pixieish charm. In this clip from 2008, filmed at a guest performance […]

#TBT: Natalia Osipova in “Le Corsaire”

In everything she tackles, Natalia Osipova, a current principal with The Royal Ballet, seems to jump higher and turn faster than other any ballerina. It’s almost impossible to watch her dance without letting out a gasp. Her performance as Medora in Le Corsaire’s Grand Pas des Éventails from early in her career at the Bolshoi […]

A Natalia Osipova Documentary Is Hitting Theaters Today

You never quite know what’s going to happen when Natalia Osipova steps onstage—you know you’re in for something extraordinary, but the exact nature of what you’ll get is a mystery until it’s happening. It’s only fitting, then, that we would learn of Force of Nature, a new documentary following a year of the ballet superstar’s […]

Natalia Osipova and David Hallberg Reunite in Pure Dance

In recent years, Royal Ballet principal and international touring artist Natalia Osipova has curated her own evenings of new works, collaborating with a slew of contemporary choreographers. The newest of these is Pure Dance, which premiered last September at Sadler’s Wells and comes to New York City Center April 3–6. “I really like to try […]

Natalia Osipova Brings Modern Dance Legend Isadora Duncan to Life

Since stepping down as a Bolshoi Ballet principal in 2011, prima ballerina Natalia Osipova, now a principal with The Royal Ballet, has been on a quest to express her own artistic voice. This month she takes another stride on that path by starring in ISADORA, an evening-length narrative work about Isadora Duncan that premieres August […]