Tag: new york city center

Falling for Fall for Dance

20 companies, 12 performances, $15 a ticket: By the numbers, New York City Center’s Fall for Dance festival looks pretty impressive. When you add in the fact that the annual event often features troupes rarely seen in NYC, and that it seems to ignite the city’s passion for dance—hordes of people line up every year […]

Choose Your Own NYC Adventure

Headed to The Big Apple? The endless number of studios, shops, shows and restaurants can seem overwhelming. Let Dance Spirit and a few NYC dance insiders be your guides. Clockwise from top left: Alex Lopez/NYC & Company, Clayton Cotterell/NYC & Company, Alex Lopez/NYC & Company, Joe Buglewicz/NYC & Company, Marley White/NYC & Company, Joe Buglewicz/NYC […]

Captivating Carla Körbes

The only thing I dislike about gorgeous ballerina Carla Körbes is that she doesn’t live in NYC, where I could see her all the time. Yes, fine, the Pacific Northwest Ballet principal will be visiting the Big Apple next week, when PNB comes to New York City Center. But I think getting that little taste […]

Get Ready to Fall for Dance

How’d it get to be August? Curse you, Summer, and your incessant need to fly by! Don’t get us wrong: We know it ain’t over yet (despite the recent influx of back-to-school commercials). Nevertheless, August always seems to bring a sense of nostalgia—anticipation of the end, reflection on memories made… But today, on this second […]

The Top 5 Moments from the Career Transition for Dancers Gala

One of the best perks of being a DS editor is going to the annual Career Transition for Dancers gala. What could be better than a super-glittery event for a great organization, featuring performances by top dancers from all over? The 2013 gala, themed “Broadway and Beyond” and honoring the inimitable Ann-Margret (who makes me […]

Roberto Bolle Has Some Pretty Cool Friends

Soooo pretty. (photo by Luciano Romano) International ballet star Roberto Bolle is one beautiful, talented guy. And since beautiful, talented people tend to attract other beautiful, talented people, the lineup for his upcoming Roberto Bolle and Friends gala is, unsurprisingly, really impressive. Bolle himself put together the program for the one-night-only event, which you can […]

It's Almost Time to Fall for Dance

If you have friends who aren’t really sure about this whole dance thing, you take them to a Fall for Dance performance. The annual NYC festival—celebrating its 10th birthday this year!—puts together deliciously appetizing samplers of all different styles of dance, from hardcore ballet to hardcore tap. Everyone’s pretty much guaranteed to find something they […]