Tag Archives: Peter Martins

Kyra Nichols & Peter Martins Reflect on Balanchine & Robbins

On May 5th, former New York City Ballet principal dancer Kyra Nichols returned to the stage. Not to perform, sadly – it was a pleasure to watch her until she retired in 2007 – but rather to lead a free … Continue reading

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10 Years of the NY Choreographic Institute

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the New York Choreographic Institute presented three performances at Miller Theater last weekend that featured works by emerging and established choreographers.  The Institute, which promotes the development of choreographers by providing dancers and other resources … Continue reading

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Laid Off NYCB Dancers Speak Out

NYCB dancers at the NY State Theater, photo by Kyle Froman Several of the eleven corps de ballet dancers recently laid off from New York City Ballet spoke out about their experiences and future plans in a recent NY Times … Continue reading

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Tragic Love, Live from Lincoln Center

Sterling Hyltin and Robert Fairchild rehearsing Romeo + Juliet, photo by Paul Kolnik, 2007 On Thursday evening, May 21, “Live from Lincoln Center” on PBS will broadcast New York City Ballet’s production of Romeo + Juliet, choreographed by Peter Martins.  … Continue reading

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NYCB: 21st Century Movement

A wrap-up of New York City Ballet’s winter season, written by Alastair Macaulay, appeared in the NY Times a few days ago. His assessments of current dancers – both positive and negative – are mostly accurate, and he is correct … Continue reading

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