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Technique and Thought Over Tricks In Ballet

<b>Dance Teacher Katrena Cohea takes a look dance technique v tricks.</b><p>Today I saw an Instagram video of a beautiful dancer. She was being coached on what …

Amazing

China Changing Festival: Julia Cheng and Si Rawlinson - "brilliant and eloquent interpretation of complex social issues"

<b>Julia Cheng and Si Rawlinson succeeded brilliantly in their eloquent interpretation of political and social issues of our time, encompassing a</b> …

Social Issues

The Incredible True Story of the Ballerina Who Became a Cookbook Author

Tanaquil Le Clercq was one of the greatest dancers of her generation until her career was cut short. 50 years ago, she published a cookbook that …

The Arts

New York City Ballet's Here/Now is triumphant!

As the curtain rises on <b>Here/Now</b>, the entire audience collects and abides. The bareness of the the orchestra <i></i>quietly commands us into hypnotism. For …

Ballet

Bolshoi Ballet Academy graduate Tala Lee-Turton on leaving the UK to dance in Russia

Entertainment

A new World Record by some of the best break dancers in the world!

A new World Record has just been set by some of the best break dancers in the world, with less than a month to go before the Red Bull BC-One World …

World Records

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida's "Latin Bravura" is sensational

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida opened their 2017-2018 season with a program that exactly matched the name: the uplifting, vibrant energy (<i>bravura</i>) …

Ballet

Natalie Portman, Rashida Jones, Gina Rodriguez attend L.A. Dance Project gala

To mark its Los Angeles homecoming, the L.A. Dance Project unveiled its new performance space to the public at its annual gala on Saturday night.<p>The affair brought out director and cofounder Benjamin Millepied and his closest collaborators and friends, including wife Natalie Portman, Rashida Jones, …

Natalie Portman
New York City Ballet

Rag & Bone designs costumes for American Ballet Theatre

Rag & Bone is dipping a toe into the world of dance. The sportswear label, helmed by Marcus Wainwright, has teamed with choreographer Benjamin Millepied to wardrobe two new works for the American Ballet Theatre’s fall 2017 season.<p>Millepied, founder of L.A. Dance Project and formerly director of the …

Ballet

Tights, Tutus and ‘Relentless’ Teasing: Inside Ballet’s Bullying Epidemic

“If this were not the arts, it would be considered a child health crisis.”<p>For years, ballet phenom David Hallberg was bullied. Growing up in South Dakota and Tucson, Arizona, the boy who would go on to become one of his generation’s greatest dancers endured teasing, name-calling, ostracism and …

Gender

Ballet Rotoscope, Animated Geometric Lines Illustrate the Graceful Movements of a Ballet Dancer

“Ballet Rotoscope” is a short experimental film by Masahiko Sato and EUPHRATES that very cleverly uses the foundations of rotoscoping to illustrate …

Ballet

Niv Novak's ultra-slow motion photography captures dance in a new light

Leading Australian dancers across ballet, contemporary and break dance collaborated to capture a dance moment-in-time like never before.<p>Together the …

Dance

Emma Gladstone, Artistic Director of Dance Umbrella

Dance Umbrella is London’s largest dance festival and the 2017 programme showcases some of the world’s best choreography and dancers over 3 …

Ballet

Dance Umbrella Artistic Director Emma Gladstone watches 200 shows to create London's largest dance festival

Entertainment

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinemas

The 2017/18 Bolshoi Ballet in cinema season showcases some of ballet’s greatest classical works performed by the world’s finest dancers and restaged …

Ballet

WORLD BALLET DAY - 22 HOUR LIVE STREAM OF DANCE FROM ACROSS THE WORLD.

Get ready for World Ballet Day!<p>From 12 pm on Thursday 5 October, audiences around the world are invited to watch 5 hours of behind the scenes live …

Ballet

Sarah Jessica Parker Brings Generations Together at the New York City Ballet Fall Gala

Where Hari Nef and Mikhail Baryshnikov were on the guest list and a 30-year-old choreographer stole the show.<p>With the fashion world at large currently subsumed by the Paris shows, a portion of its New York contingent converged on Lincoln Center on Thursday night for the annual New York City Ballet …

Ballet

The Royal Ballet's new season gets off to a phantasmagorical start - Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Covent Garden, review

The Royal Ballet could hardly have chosen a more eye-popping or enjoyable production with which to launch its autumn season. And this is all the more gratifying given that the ballet in question is only six years old – a mere five in its current, three-act reincarnation.<p>Christopher Wheeldon’s …

Ballet

How the Lyric and Joffrey's new partnership will change cultural Chicago

The Lyric Opera’s new partnership with the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago is, at its core, an acknowledgment that it is no longer viable for even a world-class institution like the Lyric to sustain, maintain, operate and program a huge opera house entirely with productions of the repertory for which it …

Ballet

How Going Vegan Finally Gave a Ballerina the Energy She Needed

NYCB’s Lauren Lovette is learning to balance dancing with choreographing.<p>As much as we love watching stars like Nicole Kidman and Lea Michele on the …

Ballet

Lauren Lovette, New York City Ballet Principal talks candidly about ballet life

Lauren Lovette is lovely. Not only is she an inspirational dancer with an enviable ballet career, a massive social media following and is an upcoming …

Ballet

The Female Dancer founder gives advice and opportunities for freelance dancers

Often dancers grow up wanting a career with a top ballet or dance company, but for many as they grow older this either becomes unattainable or …

Dance

Winner of Genée International Ballet Competition 2017 announced!

<b>The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has announced winners of the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition 2017</b>.<p>The competition attracted 52 of …

Ballet

Dancers are born, not made - according to new study

Dancing ability could be down to genes, according to a new study released today, which reveals that successful dancers are most likely to be Taureans …

Bruce Forsyth

Rambert Revealed at South Bank

<b>Rambert Revealed:</b> <b>6 – 12 November 2017</b><p>New additions to this year’s programme include a live drawing workshop and a residency from <b>ERRATICA</b>, who will …

The Arts

Lauren Lovette, Principal Dancer, New York City Ballet

en_US<p>article<p>Lauren Lovette, Principal Dancer, New York City Ballet gives us a revealing insight into her ballerina life from beginnings, highs, lows, …

Ballet

American Ballet Theatre principal Jeffrey Cirio is a smart dancer

Jeffrey Cirio is smart. Okay, all dancers are smart, but Jeff has that special sort of active mind. It’s the kind of smart where when you are talking …

The Arts

Patricia Delgado on leaving Miami City Ballet, dealing with transition and the future

<i>Kirsten Evans talks with ballerina Patricia Delgado at Vail Dance Festival.</i><p>Covering the Vail Dance Festival granted me the gift of meeting so many …

Ballet