Tag Archives: George Balanchine

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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#TBT Dance Crush: Tanaquil Le Clercq

We all have dance crushes. But I’m a bit of a weirdo: The majority of my dance crushes are, uh,More »

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Reconstructing Classic Costumes at NYCB

Few places seem more glamorous—at least from the outside—than the ballet costume shop. World-class seamstresses lovingly handcrafting the gorgeous tutusMore »

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A Tale of Two Nutcrackers

Ah, Nutcracker season. Sure, as a dancer it’s pretty much a nightmare. But as an audience member—especially in dance-stuffed NYC—it’sMore »

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