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Today in Ballet History: A Legend Was Born

On this day in 1919, a tiny Margaret Hookham was born in Reigate, England. Today, however, we know her asMore »

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“I’ll Take American Ballet Theatre for $1000, Alex”

Answer: Members of this ballet company will appear on “Jeopardy!” this Tuesday to celebrate the troupe’s 75th anniversary. “What isMore »

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Ciara Wears Pointe Shoes, Dancers Everywhere Cringe

Why, Ciara, why? That’s the question we’ve been asking ever since we saw the R&B star’s latest video, “I Bet,”More »

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A Shoe for Every Foot (Type)

Finding the right pointe shoe can be challenging—and with tons of shoes on the market, there’s a lot to consider.More »

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It’s a Ballet Love Story—and, Baby, She Said Yes

Is there anyone out there who doesn’t enjoy a good love story? Crickets, right? So gather ’round dancers. Do weMore »

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PNB Dancers Lose a Bet, Absolutely Win at Life

We don’t generally think of ballet directors as “fun.” But Peter Boal, artistic director of Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Ballet, hasMore »

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