Is It Time to Rethink "Men's" Class?

Is It Time to Rethink "Men's" Class?

Next semester, there’ll be a new course name on the syllabus of Boston Conservatory at Berklee: “Constructed Gender Identities in Classical Ballet: Men’s Variations.” But this is not a new course, just a new title. The old name is one you might...
Company Life: Dancing with the Boys

Company Life: Dancing with the Boys

Whenever San Francisco Ballet soloist Elana Altman sees her name on the cast list for Giselle’s Myrta, she knows it’s time to start preparing for the role’s high-flying grand allégro and stamina-testing jeté sequence. Does that mean she...
Real Life Dance: Men's Class

Real Life Dance: Men's Class

Creating dances specifically for film has become one of the most effective ways that ballet companies have connected with audiences and kept dancers employed during the pandemic. Around the world, dance organizations are finding opportunities through digital seasons,...
Of Myths and Men

Of Myths and Men

MYTH: The guys in ballet are all gay. “Let’s just say guys in ballet are guys. And some are gay, and they’re great; some aren’t, and they’re great. They’re all just humans, like the rest of us.” —Peter Boal, artistic...

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