Exclusive Backstage Photos

Published in the December 2011/January 2012 issue.

Last spring, photographer Matthew Murphy went behind the scenes during Daniel Ulbricht's "Dance Against Cancer" benefit. See the full story, published in Pointe's December/January issue. We decided to upload a few of our favorite extra photos here! (Click on the images to view them larger.)

Ailvin Ailey's Matthew Rushing

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New York City Ballet's Daniel Ulbricht

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NYCB's Maria Kowroski rehearses with husband Martin Harvey

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NYCB principal Sterling Hyltin ties on her pointe shoes

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Carolina Ballet's Lara O'Brien and Attlia Bongar

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Keigwin & Company's Matt Baker

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NYCB's Amar Ramasar stretching onstage

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NYCB's Janie Taylor in the dressing room pre-show

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NYCB's Wendy Whelan with Craig Hall perform Christopher Wheeldon's After The Rain

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