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Sascha Radetsky Named Artistic Director of ABT Studio Company

There aren’t many dancers who’ve had as varied a post-stage career as Sascha Radetsky. Since retiring in 2014, the former American Ballet Theatre soloist and Center Stage star has reprised his role as Charlie in Center Stage: On Pointe; acted in two television programs (Starz network’s Flesh and Bone and Hallmark Channel’s A Nutcracker Christmas) […]

Best Picture or Not, La La Land Won Sascha Radetsky's Heart

I like to think of myself as a maverick, bucking trends, trotting down my own path. I’d rather camp in a snowy forest than bronze on a sunny beach. I prefer B.B. King to Beyoncé. I have yet to see Hamilton. Still from La La Land. PC Dale Robinette. But over the weekend, I did […]

Sascha Radetsky Spills About His New Holiday Movie

When ABT principal Stella Abrera posted a shot on Instagram of her husband, Sascha Radetsky, filming a ballet-themed holiday movie for The Hallmark Channel a couple of months ago, we got pretty excited. It’s called A Nutcracker Christmas, and the plot goes something like this: Ballerina receives tragic news during Nutcracker season, leaves dance (and […]

Sascha Radetsky's New Job

Photo by Renata Pavam Sascha Radetsky has just been named the new director of the ABT/NYU Master’s Degree Program in Ballet Pedagogy. He’s taking over for founding director Raymond Lukens (whose partner, Franco De Vita, is also retiring from American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School this spring). The three-semester Master of Arts program trains ballet dancers to […]

A collage showcasing the 2023 "25 to Watch," who span genres, races, and genders.

Introducing Our 2023 “25 to Watch”

What will the dance world of tomorrow be like? An answer—or several—might be illuminated by our annual list of dancers, choreographers and companies on the brink of skyrocketing. 

What It Feels Like to Be at a Major Competition Again

When asked to describe the energy at this month’s Youth America Grand Prix Finals, judge Sascha Radetsky had one word: “Stratospheric.” More than 800 dancers from around the United States—selected from 10,000 who’d taken part in regional events—competed onstage at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, Florida, for the competition’s season Finals […]

Learn Center Stage's Iconic Jazz Choreo From Susan Stroman Herself

If you’ve ever wanted to master the iconic jazz-class combo from Center Stage, now’s your chance. In celebration of the movie’s 20th anniversary, choreographer Susan Stroman is teaming up with Broadway Dance Center and Open Jar Studios to lead a tutorial on the infectious “Higher Ground” routine for the first time ever. Join Stroman, a […]