Articles by Joseph Carman
Gelsey Kirkland shares her passionate approach to traditional ballet training.
Ask Gelsey Kirkland to elucidate her idea of classicism and it’s easy to recall the hallmarks of her dancing, all that made her genius blaze: “It’s … Continue reading
New York City Ballet principal Daniel Ulbricht takes on a new role: artistic advisor to Manhattan Youth Ballet
Who’s the short guy at the front of the classroom with the springboard jump, permanent high spirits, muscular … Continue reading
The pull of a professional company’s school can be hard to resist, particularly for serious pre-professional students. If you study at SAB or the San Francisco Ballet School, you are right in the backyard of … Continue reading
Dancers compete at a ballet competition, and the jurors disappear into a conference room to deliberate. But what really determines the scoring? The USA International Ballet Competition, the quadrennial event in Jackson, Mississippi, will be … Continue reading