As dancers, we know how crazy things can get backstage before a show. But backstage before a show by the world-class American Ballet Theatre at the 3,800-seat Metropolitan Opera House? That’s a completely different level of crazy. The New York Times recently took a camera behind the scenes at the Met as ABT got ready […]
From the dressing room to the wings, our backstage pass gives you access to the trendiest costumes of the season.
What’s the danciest, happiest, magic carpet-iest new musical on the Great White Way? That’d be Aladdin, which brings the classic Disney movie to colorful life, eight shows a week. The musical features powerhouse performances by James Monroe Iglehart as the Genie, Adam Jacobs as Aladdin and Courtney Reed as Jasmine. But it’s the soaring, tumbling, […]
We ain’t never had friends like the four swings—Mike Cannon, Lauryn Ciardullo, Michael Mindlin and Jennifer Rias—who showed us the cave of wonders behind the scenes at this spectacular show. Photography by Matthew Murphy for Dance Spirit [portfolio_slideshow nowrap=0 thumbs=true timeout=4000 showtitles=true showcaps=true showdesc=true]
It seems like everyone is completely ballet-crazy right now—and we’re totally okay with that. We’ve told you what’s up (and what’s coming) on the small screen and the big screen. We’ve given you the low-down on clothing collaborations, and on Misty Copeland’s every move. New York City Ballet in Justin Peck’s “Everywhere We Go.” (photo […]
Hannah as Olive Hoover (by Ballerini Cooley Studios) Get ready, Broadway: There’s a new kid on the block! This season on the Great White Way has been all about the oh-so-cute kids. Annie and Matilda are chock full of insanely talented munchkins—and other casts, including Kinky Boots and Motown: The Musical, have their own standout […]
It’s no secret we loved Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime show. So naturally, we were dying to know more about the making of the production. We caught up with Just For Kix designer Alexandra Clough—who performed in the “Single Ladies” number and designed the leotards the dancers wore!—to get a behind the scenes look at the […]