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Alessandra Ferri Gives a Performance for the Ages

Alessandra Ferri’s return to Romeo and Juliet nine years after her supposed retirement from American Ballet Theatre was a triumph. She displayed the exquisite lines, gorgeous feet and dramatic flair we know and love her for. But more than that, her portrayal cut to the quick of human emotion. At the end, the whole audience […]

Watch Alessandra Ferri Share the Stage with…Alessandra Ferri

Alessandra Ferri‘s career has long been marked by extraordinary onstage partnerships—Mikhail Baryshnikov, Julio Bocca and Herman Cornejo immediately leap to mind. But in a video released last month, Ferri managed to share the stage with none other than her 19-year-old self. In an advertisement for UK-based pharmacy chain Boots, Ferri, now 52, dances opposite a holographic […]

Ferri Forever

On Friday March 22nd Alessandra Ferri will receive the Italian International Dance Festival’s A Heart for Art Extraordinary Dancer Award. The presentation will take place in NYC at the Julia Richman Theater. You can be there to see it! Tickets are $20 and are available for purchase at  www.theatermania.com. For a little more about Ferri, […]

Starting to Say Good-bye to Ferri

I was so choked up that I couldn’t bravo or whoop. Alessandra Ferri had just done Macmillan’s Manon with Roberto Bolle. She had transformed from powerful to passionate to pathetic. A feast for the eyes and the heart. This is what you go to see ballet for: the possibility of being utterly transported. When you […]

4 In-Person Shows We Want to See This November

From new works to old traditions, here are four performances we have on our radar. Lost With You Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal’s Vanishing MélodiesSasha Onyshchenko, Courtesy BJM MONTREAL Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal plumbs the songbook of Patrick Watson for its latest creation. Vanishing Mélodies brings to life the memories of a lone woman waiting for a bus, […]

How Do You Succeed in Dance? 33 Industry Leaders Weigh In

What does it take to “make it” in dance? It’s no secret that turning this passion into a profession can be a struggle. In such a competitive field, talent alone isn’t enough to get you where you want to be. So what kinds of steps can you take to become successful? Dance Magazine spoke to […]

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