ballet

7.19.17

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.

5.31.17

A Dance Duo Twirls, Twerks, and Dabs Inside Body Bags

Francois Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea push their bodies’ limits by dancing in plastic.

5.26.17
4.24.17

A Surreal Pink Candyland Ballet Designed by Mark Ryden

These ballet costumes bring whipping cream, champagne, and cupcakes to twirling life.

1.23.17

The First Virtual Reality Ballet Springs to Life in Amsterdam

We talked to the Dutch National Ballet about using VR, a smartphone app game, and social media to share ballet with a much wider audience.

10.22.16

Something Wicked Puts a Witchy Spin On Shakespeare

In a new adaptation of Macbeth, Paul Vasterling conjures a bewitching spectacle of power, murder, and dance.

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10.5.16

Celebrate World Ballet Day Live with 5 First-Class Dance Companies

Spend October 4 with the Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, and San Francisco Ballet companies.

9.28.16

Lucy McRae on Creativity and the Human Body as Art

Meet the self-described science fiction artist who eventually wants to go to space.

9.23.16

[Exclusive] Ballet Prodigy Polunin Dances with Demons in a New Doc

Today, The Creators Project shares two exclusive clips from 'Dancer,' and our interview with Steven Cantor and Sergei Polunin.

7.10.16

Dancers Fill an Electric Void with a Slow-Burning Ballet

A hybrid dance performance and art projection examines love in the digital age.

6.27.16

Real Life Ballerinas Re-Enact Iconic Degas Paintings at the National Gallery of Victoria

View exquisite photos of ballerinas from The Australian Ballet posing next to Degas' dancers.

6.26.16

Ballerinas Take a Bow in Delicate and Powerful Paper Costumes

"Haute papier" gets photographed on ballet performers, a collaboration between artist Bea Szenfeld and the Royal Swedish Opera.

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