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  • Know Yourself

    Even though the air is chilly, many of you have summer on your minds—and with good reason. Come January, ... More »

  • Call Board

    New Documentary on HBO Takes On the Bolshoi Ballet  From its eerie opening scene to its dramatic closing interview, ... More »

  • Studio to Street: Kelsey Ivana Hellebuyck

    As a young student at San Francisco Ballet School, Kelsey Ivana Hellebuyck would record her outfit each day in ...

  • Show and Tell: Inside Marianela Nuñez’s Dance Bag

    When Marianela Nuñez isn’t in rehearsal, there’s a good chance you’ll find her in her dressing room sewing pointe ...

  • Dancer Spotlight: Philip Martin-Nielson

    Not every male dancer gets to take on roles like Swan Lake’s Odette, and Giannina in a restaging of ...

  • Ask Amy Web Exclusive

    How do you become someone who writes about dance, either for a newspaper or a magazine? Do you need ... More »

  • Pulling Through

    I recently pulled a muscle in my hamstring, which has negatively affected my flexibility. Are there safe stretches to ...

  • The Radiant Kristina Shapran

    A rehearsal for Balanchine’s “Diamonds” is getting underway in St. Petersburg, and Kristina Shapran is smiling and teasing her ...

  • Breaking Borders

    Russia is often perceived as a closed book from abroad, and ballet is no exception. Though David Hallberg joined ...

  • Looking Back, Looking Forward

    It’s a truth often repeated about ballet that it is an art with a strong oral tradition, handed down ...

  • Masha’s World

    Maria Kochetkova has a voracious appetite for inspiration. A principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet since 2007, she spent ...

  • Decisions, Decisions

    Getting ready to audition for intensives? Click here to find the best summer study options for you! By the ...

  • Truly Exceptional

    Our Top 12 Standout Performances of 2015! Scroll down for a slideshow of images. Carrie Imler & Jonathan Porretta ...

  • Taking Charge

    Kathryn Morgan was one of New York City Ballet’s most promising soloists, until her career was sidelined by hypothyroidism. ... More »

  • Is Anxiety Holding You Back?

    Lying awake in her hotel bed in Washington, DC, the night before her audition, Richmond Ballet dancer Valerie Tellmann-Henning ... More »

  • My Nutcracker Breakout

    Here it comes—the annual Nutcracker marathon, a grueling race for the corps de ballet. But every year, a few ... More »

  • The Collaborator

    Troy Schumacher has been very busy. The final days of September saw the New York City Ballet corps member ...

  • Your Best Body

    The Obliques Trifecta Practice this trio of exercises for a stronger core. Related

  • The Workout: Kathryn Boren

    When Kathryn Boren joined the corps of American Ballet Theatre last spring, after two years with Boston Ballet, it ...

  • Joining Forces

    When the San Francisco Ballet School trainees flew to Texas for a week of classes and performances with Houston ...

  • The Jazzy Virtuoso

    Carefree and confident, New York City Ballet’s Tiler Peck lights up the stage in “Fascinatin’ Rhythm,” one of the ...

  • Leading by Example

    While the 20th century brought a number of high-profile dancing directors, from Rudolf Nureyev in Paris to Mikhail Baryshnikov ...

  • From Competition to Corps de Ballet

    At age 15, competition veteran Hannah Bettes traveled to the Prix de Lausanne, her sights set on getting into ...

  • Reverence: A Quiet Dignity

    American Ballet Theatre principal Stella Abrera understands the power of perspective. Before your promotion to principal this summer, you ...

  • Web Exclusive: More Questions for Stella Abrera

    To whom would you attribute your success? My husband, Sascha Radetsky; my best friend, Gillian Murphy; the many physical ... More »