Tag Archives: New York City Ballet

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

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

MariaTallchief: “One word for her: Grand”

The acclaimed American ballerina, Maria Tallchief, died last Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Chicago at the age of 88. Associated

A dancer’s-eye view and a fragment of Victoriana

“Dance is most deeply concerned with each single instant as it comes along. It is as inaccurate and as impermanent

Paul McCartney’s ballet debut

Alastair McCaulay, The New York Times dance critic, has spoken and he’s lukewarm about Paul McCartney’s first ballet score, Ocean’s

Sparkling Jewels and Balanchine’s babies

by Meredith Brooks George Balanchine’s full evening work Jewels, first staged complete in 1967, is now in the repertoire of

A Giselle feast in New York

Meredith Brooks reviews four stellar casts in Giselle. American Ballet Theatre has just finished its week of Giselle and I

Apollo shines his light on City Ballet’s spring

He’s only 20 years old and still in the corps de ballet but Chase Finlay is being hailed as the

New York City Ballet update

The dispute between the dancers and management at New York City Ballet has been resolved with a compromise. Under a

Sexy photos can’t fix the woes of New York City Ballet

Seven months ago, the New York City Ballet launched a major marketing campaign designed to attract a new audience. Subway