Opera Director ‘Smeared Critic's Face With Dog Shit’ After Bad Review
Marco Goecke is said to have become enraged at a review describing his production as “boring”. He's been suspended as director of Hanover State Opera while a criminal complaint has also been filed.
This Indian Ballet Dancer Beat All the Odds and Crowdfunded His Way to His Dream Dance School
Four years ago, Kamal Singh first saw ballet in a Bollywood movie. Today, the moving story of the son of an e-rickshaw driver discovering and pursuing his passion for dance has seen hundreds of people raise funds to send him to a top school.
Ballet and Bullets: The Favela Dance Class Stuck in the Crossfire
With the election of Jair Bolsonaro, it's more important than ever that this Rio dance class is able to use culture as a force for resistance and change.
For the Better: Jerimy Rivera
We meet a young dancer who wants to change the world through ballet.
Ballet is giving boys from Kenya’s slums a chance to get out
We met an up-and-coming ballet dancer in one of the most unlikely places, the Kibera slum in Nairobi.
Behind the elegance of professional ballet dancer Theresa Farrell, there is an athlete to the core.
The Future of Ballet Is Inclusive and Queer
With the rise of ballet superstars like Misty Copeland, companies are taking strides to open ballet to all.
Three of the World's Best Ballet Companies Performed a Masterpiece Together
The Paris Opera Ballet, New York City Ballet, and the Bolshoi Ballet celebrate the 50th anniversary of George Balanchine’s 'Jewels.'
Russia's Canceled Ballet Is a Sign of the Times
The global ballet community is up in arms over the Bolshoi's cancellation of a controversial ballet about the life of Rudolph Nureyev.
A Dance Duo Twirls, Twerks, and Dabs Inside Body Bags
Francois Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea push their bodies’ limits by dancing in plastic.
In Search of Total Rugby Dominance, All Blacks Coaches Turn To West Point Generals, Ballet Dancers and Cage Fighters
"If you stop looking to learn, then you may as well retire."
Defining Masculinity With Indonesian Ballet Dancer Siko Setyanto
For Siko, all the criticism and teasing just made his love stronger.