Show and Tell

Published November 30, 2009
National Ballet of Canada dancer Piotr Stanczyk's dance bag is always packed for class.more »
Published November 25, 2009
Calvin Kitten of The Joffrey Ballet packs a few surprises in his dance bag.more »
Published November 25, 2009
Ekaterina Kondaurova of The Kirov Ballet leaves the heavy items at home when on tour.more »
Published November 25, 2009
Gillian Murphy of American Ballet Theatre leaves good luck charms out of her dance bag.more »
Published November 25, 2009
Yury Yanowsky of Boston Ballet stocks up on sprays.more »
Published November 24, 2009
Freelance dancer Heather Hawk juggles performing and teaching careers, so it’s no surprise that her dance bag is large. Before spending a few years away from the stage earning a liberal arts degree at New York University, she danced with an impressive array of companies, including New York City Ba…more »
Published November 24, 2009
You wouldn’t expect a research paper on the Fifth Amendment to be the first item that Tiler Peck would pull out of her dance bag. But the New York City Ballet soloist is also a part-time student at Fordham University. “I don’t have a major yet, but I love math!” she says. “I hope I’ll ev…more »
Published November 23, 2009
Dresden SemperOper Ballett principal dancer Yumiko Takeshima knows a thing or two about time management. When she’s not rehearsing, she’s designing for Yumiko, her trendy dancewear line. “I never have a holiday!” she says. “But I don’t feel like it’s a job—I really enjoy it.” Her d…more »
Published November 20, 2009
In her five seasons with Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, with its tour-heavy schedule, Meredith Webster has honed the packing of her dance bag to a science. “Of course you bring the essentials, but the ‘perfect pack’ is all about the little things that make you comfortable,” she says. “I pro…more »