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Fredrik Lerneryd spent the last year and a half photographing ballet dancers in the Kibera neighborhood of Nairobi.
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Misty Copeland is the America Ballet Theatre's first black Principal Dancer, and she's bringing in a more diverse audience. We chat with ballet attendees about how they feel watching her grace the ballet stage for the first time.
Luis Pons says, "It sounds selfish, but I came to photography to heal myself and express what I couldn't say in words."
There's no shortage of supplies, services or opportunities for every one of the city's delightful dancers and extraordinary dance companies.
The American Ballet Theatre recently announced that Misty Copeland would be promoted to the role of principal dancer, the first African-American woman to be named to this esteemed role in the world of ballet.
I watch Dance Moms every week. In some ways it's a guilty pleasure, in others it's an opportunity for introspection on my own work as a dance instructor.
Companies: Dancers: Melissa Chapski Freelance Sara Mearns Principal at the New York City Ballet American Ballet Theater icon
Avoiding the "F" word wasn't a conscious decision on my part. Rather, I accepted the game that was in place. I sized things up from the standpoint of what I needed to do to succeed. I learned the rules and played as well as I could. That all changed on December 5, 2000.
Whether or not you actually intend on wearing toe shoes within your lifetime, you can briefly experience the high-intensity
Welcome to the New York City Ballet, where competition is cutthroat, dancing is like breathing and Sarah Jessica Parker narrates
But it's been 30 years since Balachine's death, and the New York City Ballet has certainly changed since its beloved co-founder
I've always been captivated by the ballet. Having grown up in Eastern Europe, I found myself drawn to that area’s live-performance
It's going to take generations, time, creation of jobs, a different economy and a total shift of perception for ballet to take on a point of view where women are no longer the sylphs, but the ladies in charge.
The Arts page saw a lot of new and old this week, a dichotomy typical for the turn of a new year. A long-fought copyright