August/September 2014

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  • Stars of the Corps

    Amanda Assucena, Joffrey Ballet Not many first-year company members get the chance to perform a principal role, let alone ...

  • Your Best Body: Drink Up

    Drink Up As a dancer, you know you should drink plenty of water, but do you know why? It ...

  • The Workout: Holly Lynn Fusco

    It’s not uncommon for a dancer to be dedicated to her cross-training routine, but Pennsylvania Ballet corps member Holly ...

  • The Competition Question

    Boston Ballet soloist Dusty Button owes much of her success to the fast-paced world of dance competitions. In her ...

  • Director’s Notes: Miami Moves

    It was Labor Day weekend of 2012 when Lourdes Lopez received the phone call. Edward Villella, Miami City Ballet’s ...

  • Company Life: First-Year Fumbles

    During my years as a principal with San Francisco Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet, it made me cringe if new ...

  • Reverence: Spontaneity and Elegance

    What qualities do you admire most in other dancers? Nowadays there are so many dancers who jump, turn, have ...

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You might not have had the chance to take that long planned-for final bow, but we're here to cheer you on and celebrate all that you've accomplished. And we've brought together stars from across the ballet world to help us; check out the video to hear their best wishes for your futures.

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By this point in the coronavirus pandemic shutdown, people are completely burned out on dancing at home. So it's no surprise that last week, all-around dance superstar Alex Wong posted a video on Instagram performing the famous La Esmeralda variation... but in his living room. And with a frying pan instead of a tambourine.

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Updated on 5/27/2020

Since COVID-19 has forced ballet companies around the world to cancel performances—and even the remainder of their seasons—many are keeping their audiences engaged by streaming or posting pre-recorded performances onto their websites or social media channels. To help keep you inspired during these challenging times, we've put together a list of upcoming streaming events and digital performances.

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