It’s official: “city.ballet.,” the new online reality show that takes us inside the beautiful and crazy competitive world of New York City Ballet, is now on Aol On Originals—and on dancemagazine.com! Executive produced by Sarah Jessica Parker, this exclusive behind-the-scenes look is a must see. In Episode 1: Intro & Ranks, we’re introduced to each level of dancer—from apprentice to principal—that form the company.
Fun Fact: NYCB doesn’t ever hold auditions. You can only enter the company if you’re chosen as a standout student at the School of American Ballet.
Quote of the Week: “Nobody sits still here. Complacency does not exist at the New York City Ballet.” —Peter Martins, ballet master in chief