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The Mariinsky Ballet’s Cinderella

This past weekend at BAM, Russia’s Mariinsky Ballet presented the New York premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s 2002 production of Cinderella. While Ratmansky is known for storytelling – often times to humorous effect – and whimsy, this piece predates some of … Continue reading

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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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Kyle Abraham & Alexei Ratmansky Receive MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award

I was thrilled to learn that choreographers Kyle Abraham and Alexei Ratmansky are two of the twenty-four recipients of the prestigious 2013 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award. This is incredibly well deserved. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed viewing Abraham’s company, Abraham.In.Motion, perform his work … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek of ABT’s Nutcracker

Last month, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presented a sneak peek of American Ballet Theatre’s new production of The Nutcracker, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky.  The ballet will have its world premiere at Brooklyn Academy of Music on December 22nd.   … Continue reading

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