Tag: english national ballet

This Short Film Will Transport You into a Parisian Midnight

Hey, want to take a quick trip to Paris for the weekend? No, we’re serious. There’s this brief but beautiful ballet flick called Until Midnight, it stars Brittany Cavaco (a freelance ballerina currently guesting with English National Ballet) and former Paris Opéra Ballet principal Sébastien Thill, and it’s everything your lackluster weekend needs. And the […]

The English National Ballet's Pointe Shoe Christmas Tree Is Glorious

Happy merry everything, everyone! Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, you’ll LIVE for this: The English National Ballet has constructed a pointe shoe Christmas tree. It is made out of 540 pointe shoes. And it is even more delightful than you’d imagine. English National Ballet on Instagram: “Our very special Christmas Tree made of 540 […]

Allow this Video to Introduce You to Your New Ballet Boyfriend, Isaac Hernández

Move over, Sergei Polunin*: There’s a new ballet heartthrob in town. Well, not “new,” exactly: The fabulously talented Isaac Hernández has been a lead principal with the English National Ballet since 2015, and previously danced with Dutch National Ballet and San Francisco Ballet. (He’s also part of a distinguished dance family: You met his brother, […]

The Hardcore Ballerina

Usually, when we see ballerinas out in the mainstream world—in commercials, on TV shows, in movies—they’re portrayed as either delicate little flowers or twisted, tortured souls. Rarely, though, does the average person see ballet dancers for what they really are: totally hardcore. My new favorite exception to that rule comes courtesy Lexus, whose TV spot “Poise” […]

Beauty and the Beat

Sometimes, as a dance fan, you wish you could be everywhere at once. There’s all kinds of amazing dance stuff happening in NYC this month (American Ballet Theatre! New York City Ballet! Gallim Dance! KEIGWIN + COMPANY!)—so as a New Yorker, I’m a pretty lucky girl. And yet I’m pining for a show that’s now […]

The English National Ballet's Pointe Shoe Christmas Tree Is a Work of Art

Last year, we introduced you to the magical majesty of the English National Ballet’s pointe shoe Christmas tree, the holly-jolliest of all holly-jolly things. This year? This year, it’s back—and it is even more amazing, if that’s possible. The tree, once again masterminded by Arnaud Stephenson and Amber Hunt (aka Photography by ASH), will adorn […]

Face Off: Four Pros Share Their Go-To Makeup Routines

There are zillions of makeup goodies out there, and just as many ways to wear them. Rather than spending the rest of your life trying to find that perfect black eyeliner pen, take a cue from these pros, who have streamlined their prep routines to get the job done night after night. Megan Levinson, Radio […]