Living the Nederlands Dream: Drew Jacoby

Living the Nederlands Dream: Drew Jacoby

Photography by Casey Herd   The gypsy goddess of contemporary ballet has found a home: Nederlands Dans Theater. But although the avant-garde company in The Hague seems like a natural fit for Drew Jacoby’s fierce style, she was rejected when she initially...
Too Fat? Too Thin? Too Tall? Too Short?

Too Fat? Too Thin? Too Tall? Too Short?

Interviews by Christopher Blank, Rosie Gaynor and Nancy Wozny A firestorm of controversy over recent reviews that singled out dancers’ bodies for criticism has raised the question of whether body type still matters in today’s ballet world. Does...
Ballerina 2019

Ballerina 2019

Swans, pluck those feathers! Wilis, stow those veils! Dancers everywhere, update those personal websites! Embrace every challenge the dance world throws your way and look for a few more—your future may depend on it. Such is the consensus of the distinguished...
Networking Know-How

Networking Know-How

“Everyone involved in dance is a piece of a big puzzle,” says Samantha Klanac of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. “The more people you can establish a relationship with, the better that puzzle fits together. Obviously, talent is a key factor in landing a job....
Drew Jacoby's New Home

Drew Jacoby's New Home

This interview appeared in the February 6 Pointe e-newsletter. To sign up for the newsletter, click here.   Many ballet fans were surprised when longtime freelance star Drew Jacoby decided to join Nederlands Dans Theater last year. But she’ll be beamed back...

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