Tag: new york city ballet

Get to Know NYCB's Teresa Reichlen

Did you watch New York City Ballet’s live broadcasts of The Nutcracker this December? If so, you were probably blown away by the long, leggy dancer who performed the “Arabian” variation: principal Teresa Reichlen. Reichlen has put her own distinctive stamp on some of NYCB’s most coveted parts, including the “tall girl” in “Rubies” from George […]

There's a New Romeo in Town!

…well, actually, two new Romeos: New York City Ballet corps members Zachary Catazaro and Taylor Stanley. But while I’m sure Zachary will be great, I’m especially excited about Mr. Stanley, who was one of our September 2010 cover stars. Taylor, who makes his debut as the tragic hero in NYCB’s Romeo + Juliet on February […]

Advice from the Fantastic Allegra Kent

This afternoon, New York City Ballet legend Allegra Kent, one of my idols, stopped by the DanceMedia offices. Once I’d finished hyperventilating with excitement—seriously, this is the ballerina who fascinated George Balanchine throughout the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, and inspired some of his greatest masterpieces!—we chatted about her adorable new children’s book, Ballerina Swan, which […]

Maria Kowroski

With her endless, eloquent legs and serene stage presence, Maria Kowroski is precisely what you would imagine a New York City Ballet principal to be. At 7 years old, the Michigan native started studying at the School of Grand Rapids Ballet, and as a teenager she went on to train at NYC’s School of American […]