Category Archives: ballet

Wendy Whelan’s Farewell at New York City Ballet

“There is so much untapped movement in me.” These are some of the words Wendy Whelan shared in a video clip shown last Saturday evening at her final performance as a principal dancer with New York City Ballet. Even though … Continue reading

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Alexei Ratmansky at the New York Public Library

This Wednesday, October 8, choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, who is the current Artistic Director of the Bolshoi Ballet and Artist in Residence at American Ballet Theatre, will sit down with Paul Holdengräber to discuss his career. Get tickets here. The event is … Continue reading

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Listen: Gelsey Kirkland, Ashley Bouder, & Sara Mearns on WNYC

Sarah Jessica Parker was a guest host on WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show last week. SJP is a frequent ballet-goer and supporter of the arts, so it’s no wonder that she hand picked ballet legend Gelsey Kirkland and current New … Continue reading

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AOL On Premieres New York City Ballet Documentary

On November 4th, the AOL On Network will premiere “city.ballet.”, a 12-part documentary series about New York City Ballet. The show was conceived by executive producer and NYCB board member Sarah Jessica Parker, and follows the professional lives of several … Continue reading

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Edward Villella in Conversation at Barnard College

A talk with Edward Villella, renowned worldwide for his dramatic transformation of the male image in ballet, opens Barnard College’s series of public dance events.  The discussion, moderated by former Twyla Tharp principal and present Barnard Senior Associate of Dance, … Continue reading

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