Tag Archives: George Balanchine

Peter Martins retires and the dance world edges into the world of “me-too”

Peter Martins at the New York City Ballet 2017 Fall Fashion Gala, 28 September 2017, photo © Clint Spaulding/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

Following accusations of sexual misconduct Peter Martins, the Balletmaster-in-Chief of the New York City Ballet gave his resignation to the

Together they stand: the trend for co-productions in the ballet world

Harlequinade, New York City Ballet, photo © Paul Kolnik

We’re fast approaching the time when dance companies release their 2018 repertoire. The Queensland Ballet will reveal its season on

A new insight into the world of Balanchine and Kirstein from the writer, editor and publisher, Robert Gottlieb

Robert Gottlieb, aged 12, didn’t care much for Giselle, even though he saw Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin dance the

The Australian Ballet’s 2017 season: A year of Alice, Clara and Aurora

Amber Scott, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Australian Ballet, photo © Justin Ridler

For both the dancers and audiences, the Australian Ballet’s big show of 2017 will be Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in

Neumeier’s Nijinsky: A reflection of both the dancer and the choreographer

Alexandre Riabko, Nijinsky, Hamburg Ballet, photo ©  Erik Tomasson

The ballet Nijinsky isn’t a chronological narrative of the dancer’s life, but depicts elements of his life as he remembers

A night of swoons, sighs and razmatazz: The Australian Ballet’s gala of 2016

Leanne Stojmanov and artists of the Australian Ballet, Symphony in C, photo © Daniel Boud

A spoonful of pas de deux by the late Agrippina Vaganova and the very present Christopher Wheeldon would be excellent

Diana and Actaeon, the odd couple of a Soviet showstopper

Ako Kondo and Chengwu Guo, Diana and Acteon, photo © Daniel Boud

There’s nothing quite like the Diana and Actaeon* pas de deux to excite a ballet audience. The piece is a

Benjamin Millepied: A stranger in his own land

Benjamin Millepied, photo © Ricardo DeAratanha/ Los Angeles Times

When Brigitte Lefèvre prepared for her retirement as director of the Paris Opera Ballet, she made it known that her

Millepied at the Paris Opera Ballet with “rather an American feel”

Benjamin Millepied in his office at the Palais Garnier, January 2015, photo © Sophie Jouve/Culturebox

In early October, the Paris Opera Ballet’s new triple bill was filmed live at one of the most beautiful buildings

The New York City Ballet, up close and intimate, as the company counts down to its 422nd work

Ballet 422 poster

In a recent review in The New York Times, the chief dance critic, Alistair Macaulay, wrote that Justin Peck’s new