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These New Cole Haan Ads With NYCB Are Giving Us That #FridayFeeling

These New York City Ballet dancers (especially the high-spirited Amar Ramasar) capture exactly how we feel on a summer Friday. Andrew Eccles via Cole Haan Yesterday, shoe designer Cole Haan launched their Extraordinary Comes to Life campaign in collaboration with NYCB dancers, including resident choreographer Justin Peck, principal dancers Sara Mearns, Megan Fairchild and Amar […]

New York City Ballet

David H. Koch Theater, NYC September 19, 2013   Taylor Stanley and Brittany Pollack in Justin Peck’s Capricious Maneuvers. Photo by Paul Kolnik, Courtesy NYCB   By partnering with the fashion world, New York City Ballet has found a way to enliven the weary format of the gala, even if it meant tipping the tenor […]

Sara Mearns & Jodi Melnick: Ballet Glamour Meets PostModern Glamour

When New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns got a hankering to work with a woman choreographer, she was tapping into a something that has become a big issue in the dance world. (Hey, if a woman can run for President, why can’t more female choreographers be hired by NYCB?) She didn’t want just any […]

Michelle Dorrance and 7 Other Dance Events on Tap at the Guggenheim

Though New York City’s Guggenheim Museum is principally a destination for modern- and contemporary-art enthusiasts, its dance programming seems to be getting beefier each season. This week, details were released for two site-specific events we’re practically drooling over. Tapper extraordinaire Michelle Dorrance and American Ballet Theatre pyrotechnic wonderboy Daniil Simkin will perform in the museum’s […]

Cole Haan and NYCB Team Up

   A preview of Cole Haan’s first shoe collaboration with NYCB. Photo courtesy PR Newswire.     People will go to great lengths to copy ballerina fashion, be it in towering heels to imitate being on pointe or slicked back buns worthy of class. One time, I saw a woman on the New York City […]

city.ballet.: The Insider's Peek

The short city.ballet. episodes may not have many extended dancing scenes, but they are unparalleled when it comes to showing the small details that make up a New York City Ballet dancer’s life. For example, in the third episode on the challenges of dancing in the corps de ballet, we get to see inside the […]

Justin Peck's Star In-Creasingly Rising

Justin Peck’s In Creases for New York City Ballet makes its highly anticipated NYC premiere tonight. The ballet, which bowed in Saratoga Springs last summer, was his first for the company—the fact that it’s his third debut in less than a year is a testament to his runaway success. (We pegged him as an emerging […]

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