New York City Ballet soloist Unity Phelan and American Ballet Theatre soloist Cassandra Trenary spend every day making their hard work look effortless and graceful both in the studio and onstage. That’s exactly what makes them the perfect spokesmodels for the dance-inspired activewear line, Belle Force. Cassandra Trenary photographed by Adam Houston for Robert Riese […]
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Just before a Sleeping Beauty matinee this February, Peter Martins announced the promotion of eight dancers at New York City Ballet. For devoted Dance Magazine readers, one name jumped out: Unity Phelan, who appeared on the cover of our January “25 to Watch” issue. For regular NYCB-goers, her promotion to soloist came as no surprise. […]
Go behind the scenes at our January cover shoot with New York City Ballet dancer and 2017 25 to Watch pick Unity Phelan!
Since joining NYCB, Woodward has delighted onlookers with her mix of elegant classicism and ebullient pluck. Both offstage and on it, she brings a warmth and generosity that make her appear just as at home in the Sugarplum Fairy’s mint-green tutu as it does in the minimalist gold lamé leotards of Pam Tanowitz’s Bartók Ballet.
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month. Also of note: A new funding opportunity for dance artists. Comings & Goings Christopher K. Morgan will leave his position as executive artistic director at Dance Place at the end of 2021 to become director of […]
Based on the title, Netflix’s new film I’m Thinking of Ending Things sounds like it could be a typical breakup movie. Peel back one layer (there are many), and you’ll find quite the opposite: The Charlie Kaufman–directed thriller drama, based on the book of the same name, follows a young woman (Jessie Buckley) as she […]
Bored with your daily ballet bun? We found the easiest way to amp up your studio look, courtesy of luxe leotard line Côté Cour. At a recent photo shoot for the brand’s newest designs, we noticed that New York City Ballet dancers (and Côté Cour models) Miriam Miler and Unity Phelan added a touch of […]
The first time New York City Ballet soloist Unity Phelan went onstage as an understudy, she was waiting for the curtain to rise when the announcement was made that she would be replacing beloved principal Sara Mearns. “The whole audience went ‘Awww,’ ” Phelan recalls. “We all started cackling. Tyler Angle said, ‘This means they […]