A Look at "city.ballet." Episode 12: Finale

January 21, 2014

For those who’ve followed along in my one-episode-per-week challenge, this week is for the very last episode of “city.ballet.” For those who haven’t, now is the perfect time to watch the entire series from the beginning (especially if you’re stuck inside because of the snow). In the finale, we get a look at the New York City Ballet dancers outside of the studio. Turns out, they’re more than just beautiful dancers; they’re also interesting humans.


Principal dancer Ashley Bouder didn’t go straight to college after high school, but she’s back in school now. And her major isn’t dance—it’s political science!


“You don’t become an artist by just doing your field, by just being in your bubble. That’s why I think having an outside life is so important. Because that’s what will inspire you to be the best artist you can be in your field.” —Sara Mearns, NYCB principal

Watch every episode now at dancemagazine.com (Click “Related” in the upper right hand corner of the video to navigate between episodes.)