The Capezio Ballet Makers Dance Foundation honors former American Ballet Theatre principal Cynthia Gregory as the 63rd winner of
the Capezio Dance Award. The leggy ballerina (six feet tall on pointe and nicknamed “The Body” during … Continue reading
Ashlee Montague and Richard Hanke met in 2007 while studying dance at The Rock School in Philadelphia. They have since developed a passion for acro skills…and each other. The New York–based dancers, who describe themselves … Continue reading
In this episode, choreographer Alexei Ratmansky is creating a new piece (his fourth) for New York City Ballet. It’s evident from the way the dancers talk about Ratmansky that this is a very, very big … Continue reading
Every year, we hear about some eyebrow-raising twists on the classic holiday ballet, like this video, featuring BMX bikers performing—on bicycles—onstage with the Sugarplum Fairy. There are infinite ways to make your Nutcracker unique!
But the holiday production that … Continue reading
These guys take the obligatory “dad dance” to a whole new level. In an ad for United Kingdom supermarket chain Sainsbury’s, five fathers gather onstage for what appears to be a Christmas talent show in … Continue reading
Typically, the American Dance Festival honors one educator with the Balasaraswati/Joy Ann Dewey Beinecke Endowed Chair for Distinguished Teaching. Named in part for the pioneer in classical Indian dance (DT August 2012), last year’s award went … Continue reading