Tag Archives: Ballet

The Hardcore Ballerina

Usually, when we see ballerinas out in the mainstream world—in commercials, on TV shows, in movies—they’re portrayed as either delicate … Continue reading

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Ballet in Cinema

Ballet superstar David Hallberg has put on yet another hat: National Spokesperson for Ballet in Cinema, which brings some of … Continue reading

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José Carreño, Artistic Director

If you’re a bunhead like me, odds are you’ve been obsessed with former American Ballet Theatre principal José Manuel Carreño … Continue reading

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The In-Betweens

Every dancer dreams about exploding into a huge saut de chat or gliding through a buttery-smooth pirouette. Those big moments … Continue reading

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The Rite of Spring Turns 100 Today

100 years ago today, the Ballets Russes premiered Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, with choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky, in Paris. … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at “Breaking Pointe” Season 2

Heads-up, bunheads: “Breaking Pointe,” the reality show following Utah’s Ballet West, returns to The CW for its second season July … Continue reading

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