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Ballet

  1. friday night movie club
    When Life Gets Grim, Watch Center StageBetter yet, watch the iconic, 20-year-old dance movie, now streaming on Netflix, with Vulture this Friday night.
  2. dance the sh*t out of it
    An Oral History of Center StageHow 24 pairs of leather pants, a tearaway tutu, and red pointe shoes made for a generation’s greatest dance movie.
  3. fashion history
    How Ballet Transformed CoutureThe Museum at FIT’s new exhibit, “Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse” explores the link between dancers and modern style.
  4. scene report
    ‘We Stand With Alexandra Waterbury’: Inside a West Side Story ProtestAbout two dozen people showed up on Friday to voice their disapproval over the casting of Amar Ramasar.
  5. art and soul
    Portraits of Backstage Stars of the New York City BalletA new exhibition by Lauren Redniss spotlights behind-the-scenes talent.
  6. culture
    Russian Ballet Refuses to Stop Using BlackfaceEven after Misty Copeland criticized the practice.
  7. desperate pleas
    Give Robert Pattinson a Ballet Movie, You Cowards!“I think there’s a ballerina inside me.”
  8. How New York City Ballet’s Lauren Lovette Gets It DoneFrom rehearsals to performances and everything in between.
  9. keeping up with the royals
    Leave This Tiny Dancer Alone!Good Morning America co-host Lara Spencer has apologized after mocking Prince George for taking ballet.
  10. portfolio
    Never Forget That Ballet Is a SportIn dreamlike photos, Olivia Bee captures the athleticism of the American Ballet Theater.
  11. keeping up with the royals
    The Lord of the Dance Makes Rare AppearancePrince Harry joined in on a children’s ballet class.
  12. sexual abuse
    Ex-Ballet Dancer Discussed Abusing Ballerinas Like ‘Sluts,’ Lawsuit SaysChase Finlay allegedly participated in a conversation about treating New York City Ballet dancers “like farm animals.”
  13. let's makeup
    Revlon’s New Mascara Has Its Own Music Video and EverythingIt isn’t an “In My Feelings” challenge, promise.
  14. new again
    Watch the Met Give This Famous Ballerina’s Tutu a MakeoverDegas’s dancer received a new tutu.
  15. movies
    Madonna Is Directing Ballerina Biopic Taking FlightThe feature film is based on Michaela DePrince’s upcoming memoir, Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina.
  16. Peter Martins Will Retire From New York City Ballet Following Misconduct ClaimsNew York City Ballet opened an investigation into allegations made against the ballet-master-in-chief in early December.
  17. New York City Ballet Investigating Peter Martins After Sexual-Harassment ClaimsMartins has led the company since the 1980s.
  18. gallery
    Backstage With the Royal Swedish BalletPhotographer Björn Abelin offers an intimate look at one of the world’s oldest dance companies in a new exhibit.
  19. video
    Watch a Ballerina Dance in FEIT’s Cool New FlatsChoreographer Benjamin Millepied cast former NYCB dancer Janie Taylor for a video collab.
  20. chat room
    Benjamin Millepied on the L.A. Dance Project and Why He’s Bored With Ballet“There’s very little ballet that I like.”
  21. Blue Ivy Freaking Nailed It at Her Ballet RecitalShe is Beyoncé’s daughter.
  22. heroes
    Ballet Dancer Rescues Man Shoved Onto Subway TracksAll those lifts, leading up to this moment.
  23. wellness theories
    Wendy Whelan on Finding Joy After Injury and Trying Yoga for the First Time“I’m not an advanced yoga person by any means, but I’ve been doing it regularly for the past six months.”
  24. What Does a Life After Ballet Look Like?When she decided to retire from ballet, Wendy Whelan’s entire life changed.
  25. dance
    For the World’s Best Male Ballet Dancer, Injury Led to Artistic RebirthDavid Hallberg spent a lifetime preparing to be an ABT principal. But he wasn’t prepared for his body to betray him.
  26. gallery
    Couture Designers Made the Costumes for This New Dance PerformanceAlaïa, Gaultier, and others created the looks for Blanca Li’s latest production.
  27. Natalie Portman’s Husband Benjamin Millepied on Racism in the Paris Opera Ballet“I heard someone say a black girl in a ballet is a distraction.”
  28. This Ballet Video Was Staged in a New York PenthouseFeaturing American Ballet Theatre dancers.
  29. niche drama
    Kendall Jenner Doesn’t Understand Why Ballerinas Are So Mad at Her“My drama is ballerinas being upset at me!”
  30. videology
    Oh, Look, Yet Another Absolutely Mesmerizing Video From Blood OrangeIt features ballet star Maria Kochetkova.
  31. men getting dressed
    Meet the Ex-Sneakerhead in the American Ballet TheaterJeffrey Cirio dresses like no one else in ballet.
  32. gallery
    Misty Copeland Did Her Own Makeup for This Ballet BookShe danced for photographer Gregg Delman’s new book.
  33. gallery
    Fashion Designers Dressed Ballerinas for the NYCB GalaFeaturing Rosie Assoulin, Dries Van Noten, Narciso Rodriguez, and Jason Wu.
  34. niche drama
    Dance Moms Star Criticizes Kendall Jenner and Mom, Kris, for Ballet VideoAbby Lee Miller doesn’t hold back.
  35. niche drama
    Kendall Jenner Just Accidentally Started Some Ballet-World DramaVogue España dressed the model up as a ballerina, even though she clearly sucks at ballet.
  36. gallery
    See an Artist’s Cinematic Take on a Paris BalletAlex Prager: La Grande Sortie opens tonight.
  37. swellness
    Misty Copeland on Protein and Unconventional Meditation“The ballerina body is constantly evolving.”
  38. swellness
    3 Ballerinas Tell the Truth About Dance WellnessWhat happens when a ballerina gains 40 pounds?
  39. wellness theories
    Ballerina Isabella Boylston on Putting Pressure on Herself and Dining Solo“We all love what we do and take it really seriously. You judge yourself pretty harshly.”
  40. gallery
    New York City Ballet Dancers, Captured OffstageShot by Peter Lindbergh in stables, barns, and an oversize garage.
  41. party chats
    13-Year-Old Rose McGowan Danced at Gay Nightclubs Dressed As Charlie Chaplin“I was taken in by two lovely drag queens.”
  42. fall preview 2015
    37 Classical Music and Dance Performances to See This FallFrom Otello at the Met to Williamsburg’s National Sawdust.
  43. glass ceilings
    Overachieving Ballerina Gets Overdue PromotionAfter 15 years with the American Ballet Theater, Misty Copeland is the first African-American principal dancer in an elite company.
  44. dance
    How Boy Wonder Justin Peck Is Upturning Ballet“I’m not a very good dancer,” says the focus of the new documentary Ballet 422.
  45. life in pictures
    Life in Pictures: Wendy WhelanA prima ballerina’s farewell, from final bow to bedtime.
  46. life in pictures
    Life in Pictures: Wendy WhelanA prima ballerina’s farewell, from final bow to bedtime.
  47. lifetime original movie
    Misty Copeland Gets the Lifetime Movie TreatmentWe’re calling it: The best dance movie since Center Stage.
  48. life in pictures
    Life in Pictures: David HallbergThe American Ballet Theatre dancer fills his days with plank stretches and stacks of pancakes.
  49. life in pictures
    Life in Pictures: David HallbergThe American Ballet Theatre dancer fills his days with plank stretches and stacks of pancakes.
  50. always shopping
    DANNIJO Designed a Jewelry Collection Inspired by the Boxing RingDANNIJO’s #Boxerina collection draws on the worlds of ballet and boxing.
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