Who is Swanilda, the lead of “Coppélia”? Our critic demonstrates how her ebullient, game-changing character is shown in her steps.
Category Archives: Balanchine, George
The performing arts center plans to assemble some of the world’s top ballet companies and performers for its ambitious 2018-19 season.
Even when Russians stage the one-act ballet that Stravinsky took from folklore, they tell different versions of its story.
Our chief dance critic on this great theater maker and his particularly American style of ballet, which weeded out artifice and embraced naturalism.
Tiler Peck and Taylor Stanley perform a portion of the pas de deux from George Balanchine’s “Symphony in Three Movements.”
Our chief dance critic walks us through the opening seconds of “Concerto Barocco,” which returns to New York City Ballet this week.
Nick Mauss’s exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art links visual art, photography, sculpture, dance, live performance and queer theory.
Our dance critic walks us through the finale of George Balanchine’s “Divertimento From ‘Le Baiser de la Fée,’” the work of a master dramatist.
Patricia McBride, a New York City Ballet luminary, recently returned to the company to coach a Balanchine ballet she created in the 1970s.
Peter Martins is not being erased from City Ballet, which he retired from amid accusations of harassment and abuse. But his “Romeo + Juliet” is being tweaked.