DT Notes

“City.ballet.” Season 2, Episode 4 Recap: Sara Mearns is in Love!

November 28, 2014 by

Sara Mearns is one of my favorite faces of New York City Ballet. She has this sassy, eye-rolling way about her, and for some reason I like that she has a deeper voice than I … Continue reading

Honors & Awards

November 27, 2014 by

Former New York City Ballet principal Patricia McBride receives the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors on December 7. McBride, 72, spent 28 years as a principal at NYCB and joins the ranks of Arthur Mitchell, Jacques … Continue reading

“Dancing with the Stars” Crowns Season 19 Winner

November 26, 2014 by

Actor Alfonso Ribeiro has been crowned the Season 19 winner of “Dancing with the Stars” with his pro partner, Witney Carson. (You may remember the Utah native as a perky ballroom dancer and Top 6 … Continue reading

University of Maryland to Digitize Dance Films

November 25, 2014 by

When the University of Maryland received a $25,000 grant to investigate an idea about the future of information, dance professor Karen Bradley knew just how to use it. Bradley, who is certified in Laban Movement … Continue reading

YoungArts Finalists Announced

November 24, 2014 by

When it comes to nurturing young artistic talent and confidence, a week of immersion with prestigious master teachers goes a long way. Since its founding in 1981, YoungArts has established itself as a springboard for … Continue reading

Ballet Isn’t Dying, After All

November 21, 2014 by

When Jennifer Homans published Apollo’s Angels in 2010, she didn’t sound too hopeful about the future of ballet. “Ballet is dying,” she wrote in the book’s final pages, convinced that the artform had become too … Continue reading