Tag Archives: New York City Ballet

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

Bangarra’s Spear, from the stage to the screen

Yolande Brown as the Earth Spirit in Spear, filmed on location in Dhalinybuy, Northern Territory, photo © Jacob Nash

After premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival and Adelaide Film Festival last year, and then the Sydney Festival in

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

Edward Gorey, the balletomane who shows no sign of ever going away

Edward Gorey's poster for New York City Ballet

The beach towel is long past its best but I don’t plan to throw it away. It’s close to 20

The Bolshoi’s Jewels, with Smirnova the glittering centrepiece

Olga Smirnova and Semyon Chudin, Diamonds, Bolshoi Ballet, photo © Elena Fetisova

There were at least two compelling reasons to see the Bolshoi Ballet’s performance of Balanchine’s Jewels, filmed in Moscow last

Tanaquil Le Clercq: the muse of Balanchine and Robbins and her bravery in life after dance

Tanaquil Le Clercq with George Balanchine in  costume for his ballet Metamorphoses

In a new documentary, the American film producer and director Nancy Buirski tells the tragic story of Tanaquil Le Clercq,

Tchaikovsky’s Christmas present to the world: the grand pas de deux from Nutcracker

Gillian Murphy and David Hallberg, Nutcracker, American Ballet Theatre, photo © Gene Schiavone

We have to thank – or blame – William Christensen, the founding artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet, for