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Boston Ballet's Addie Tapp on Dream Roles and Dance Role Models

Boston Ballet second soloist Addie Tapp immediately stands out onstage thanks to her impressively long lines, precise technique, and mature presence. A Glenwood Springs, CO, native, Tapp started dancing at age 6 at the Glenwood Dance Academy. At 14, she attended The School of American Ballet summer course, and afterwards was accepted into the year-round […]

A Photographic Tribute to Boston

After the horrors of yesterday, I thought I’d take a moment to celebrate the courageous city of Boston. Over the past few years, photographer Brian Mengini has taken images of dancers in, on, around and framed by some of Boston’s landmarks—both big (the John Hancock tower) and small (one of the South End’s old-fashioned street […]

Back to Boston

I took a bus back to my home state of Massachusetts this weekend to escape from the city for a few hours, and while I was there I managed to catch one of the last performances of Boston Ballet’s “Simply Sublime.” It’s an ambitious title for a program, so I was excited to see if […]