Read on for our 12 Standout Performances of 2019. Click the titles and photos to learn more!
Miami City Ballet principal Katia Carranza "turned every choreographic facet into a discovery" in Balanchine's Duo Concertante.
Alexander iziliaev, Courtesy MCB
Stanley Glover as the Snake in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's The Little Prince.
Vikki Sloviter, Courtesy BalletX
Houston Ballet's Yuriko Kajiya and Connor Walsh in Stanton Welch's Giselle
Amitava Sarkar, Courtesy Houston Ballet
Atlanta Ballet dancers in Claudia Schreier's First Impulse
Kim Kenney, Courtesy Atlanta Ballet
NYCB soloist Indiana Woodward (center) with Rachel Hutsell and Gretchen Smith in Pam Tanowitz's Bartók Ballet
Erin Baiano, Courtesy NYCB
Calvin Royal III in George Balanchine's Apollo
Rosalie O'Connor, Courtesy ABT
Principal dancer Francisco Estevez as Basilio in Colorado Ballet's Don Quixote
Mike Watson, Courtesy Colorado Ballet
Amanda Assucena (far left), Stefan Goncalvez and Yumi Kanazawa in a flashback scene from Jane Eyre.
Cheryl Mann, Courtesy Joffrey Ballet
Boston Ballet principal Derek Dunn flies through the air in Leonid Yakobson's Vestris
Rachel Neville, Courtesy Boston Ballet
José Alves and Cira Robinson in Cathy Marston's The Suit
Bill Cooper, Courtesy Ballet Black
David Hallberg (left) and Joseph Gordon perform Maurice Bejart's Song of a Wayfarer at the Joyce Theater's Ballet Festival.
Maria Baranova, Courtesy The Joyce Theater
Beth Maslinoff, Rachel Little and Jackie McConnell in San Francisco Opera's Rusalka
Cory Weaver, Courtesy San Francisco Opera
Don't forget to check out our Audience Favorites of 2019. We highlighted 10 of our readers' submissions (plus an extra 15 honorable mentions). Click here to see them all!