Tag Archives: George Balanchine

Edward Villella’s New Ballet—on Ice

Edward Villella is basically a ballet saint. For years an incredibly charismatic principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, … Continue reading

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Dancing Balanchine

It’s a thrilling moment: My fellow corps members and I rise to our toes and begin hopping on pointe in … 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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This Is What a Baseball Player Doing Ballet Looks Like

A couple of weeks ago, we told you that former baseball star Mike Piazza would be making his debut with … Continue reading

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A Baseball Star’s Ballet Debut

I’ll admit it: When I got the press release announcing that former baseball star Mike Piazza would be performing with … Continue reading

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A Double Birthday

Did you know that today marks the anniversary of not one but two iconic George Balanchine ballets? Stars and Stripes, … Continue reading

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