By Megan Anderson Book Now Danish dancer and choreographer Harald Lander (1905–71) created more than 30 ballets during […]
Which came first: the ballet or the score?
Soloist Wona Park discusses dancing the role of the Enchanted Princess in the third-act wedding scene of Tomasson’s The Sleeping […]
by Cheryl A. Ossola In Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, choreographer Justin Peck takes us on a life-cycle journey of dream […]
ABOUT JUSTIN PECK Choreographer Justin Peck is Resident Choreographer and a Soloist Dancer with New York City Ballet (NYCB). […]
Divertimento No. 15
Choreographers have long known that the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is great for dancing.
Aurora (a.k.a. The Princess, Beauty, Her Royal Highness) Bio: Firstborn child of the Tsar and Tsarina, Aurora is cursed to […]
Well before Walt Disney adapted fairy tales to film, Charles Perrault had a similar idea. A retired bureaucrat during the […]
What is it? Three distinct takes on the classical idiom to three musical masterpieces. Who’s it for? Anyone who loves […]
What is it? A chance to see three very different takes on ballet: from modernist abstraction to narrative drama to […]
The hops on pointe in Giselle, the 32 fouetté turns in Swan Lake—classical ballets are riddled with moments that give […]
A look behind the scenes at San Francisco Ballet's Don Quixote
Insights into the Tomasson/Possokhov Don Quixote.
Synopsis of the Tomasson/Possokhov Don Quixote
What is it? This ballet is pure fun. Inspired by Cervantes’ famous (and very long) novel, the ballet Don Quixote […]
Classical ballets are populated with all kinds of mystical creatures: sylphs, wilis, nymphs, shades, driads. If it’s a female supernatural […]