Tag Archives: George Balanchine

The Ballet World Mourns the Loss of Violette Verdy

The Indiana University dance community, and the ballet world in general, is mourning the loss of legendary ballerina Violette Verdy.More »

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Happy Birthday George Balanchine!

Today, let’s take a moment to reflect on the legacy of George Balanchine, the father of American ballet. He wasMore »

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Alvin Ailey Comes to the Big Screen this Thursday

Looking for some dance inspiration? Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is beaming no fewer than FOUR works, including the belovedMore »

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Ballet All Day

Happy National Dance Day, fellow dancers! We asked you the other day how you’d be celebrating our favorite holiday, andMore »

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The Wonderful History of Balanchine’s Nutcracker

I used to be one of those crazy people who danced in 500 performances of The Nutcracker every year. NowMore »

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Meet “the Balanchine Plant”

Few art forms are as obsessed with lineage as ballet. Want to learn the classic Russian repertoire? Train with oneMore »

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